Sore Throat? Colds vs Allergies

Wondering whether your sore throat, sniffling, and sneezing are caused by seasonal allergies or a cold? There are ways to tell the difference, and ways [...]

April 28th, 2016|WELLNESS|

How to Build Stronger Bones

Building strong bones when you’re young will help prevent conditions like osteoporosis when you’re older. But whatever your age, these steps will help your bone [...]

April 19th, 2016|HEALTHY AGING|

Improve Your Rx Intelligence

What you should know about prescription medication ads If you watch TV, listen to the radio, or read magazines, you’ve probably seen or heard [...]

April 19th, 2016|WELLNESS|

Who’s Happier—People in Their 40s or 80s?

Group Health research vice president Dr. Eric B. Larson reflects on life satisfaction studies. I have a friend who walks around Seattle’s Green Lake [...]

April 18th, 2016|HEALTHY AGING, WELLNESS|

Bike Safety for Kids

Cycling is a healthy and fun activity for kids, but it also comes with hazards: More children aged 5–14 are seen in emergency [...]

April 18th, 2016|FAMILIES, FOOD & FITNESS|

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