Health in Federal Way, WA

You may experience anxious thoughts, but physically, anxiety lives in your body. Everyone is born with a predisposition toward occasional anxiety — a form of self-preservation — but with time, some people do become more anxious than others. Dealing…

This is the start of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)! The CDC uses this time to highlight the importance of protecting infants fr...

As a proven leader, Dr. Jody Crane is considered one of the leading experts in emergency department operations in the U.S. Dr. Crane has taught and led healthcare and emergency department improvement efforts with hundreds of organizations in a wide variety of settings on six continents. In this role, Dr. Crane supports clinical quality and...

Be a key influencer helping to spread the message of the importance of compounding pharmacists

Reach out to your members of Congress THIS WEEK
Compounding pharmacists from across America will be on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. next Tuesday, May 21 to ask Congress to act to preserve patient access to compounded medications. You can help tee-up our conversations with members of Congress by sending a message to your members of Congress NOW
Send two quick messages to YOUR members of…

Show us you know which foods are friends and foes of braces by dragging snacks to the bins below!

Erectile dysfunction is a very common complication of diabetes; as many as 50% to 80% of men with diabetes experience some degree of erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction in men with diabetes mellitus usually is a result of the vascular and autonomic dysfunctions that often accompany uncontrolled hyperglycemia. A number of treatment options can be offered to a patient experiencing this complication. Compounding allows for specialized dosage…

In our 3rd annual book giveaway we had an amazing response! Thanks to our supportive community we were able to give away nearly 50,000 books to 850 teachers.

“Congrats @PacMedWA & Dr. Hamling! #HowVaccinesWork #NIIW”

The separation of families seeking asylum at the U.S. border has left many in shock and disbelief and wanting to take action. Psychiatrists can take several actions to help.

Boating season kicks off this weekend with the Seattle Yacht Club’s Opening Day parade and festivities.

Inez Rudderham posted an emotional video this week asking Stephen McNeil to “tell me there is no health-care crisis.” She said her cancer went undiagnosed for two years because she couldn’t access a family doctor.

My generation has an opportunity to continue to propel us forward with the gifts capitalism and democracy have given us. The other option is that we can fall into the trap of entitlement and relapse into restrictive socialist destitution. The choice doesn’t seem too hard, does it?

According to a new analysis released last month, Americans spent $3.65 trillion dollars on health care in 2018 – more than the entire gross domestic product of Canada.

April 23, 2019 11:15 am
On Saturday, April 27th, from 10 am to 2 pm, the Seattle Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to any one of the five Seattle…

The report is out: what does it tell us, and what doesn’t it say? What are we truly grieving when we mourn Notre Dame? Should we really be approaching mental health one day at a time? And a conversation about upzoning in Eastlake.

Tim Don set a world record for fastest Ironman triathlon in May 2017; six months later, he was struck by a truck and broke his neck days before the Ironman World Championships.

NOURISH | Creamy feta, crunchy radish and fresh dill round out the season’s best flavors.

Is kombucha really that good for you? What are its health benefits exactly? In this fun Q&A with a registered dietitian, get the lowdown on this trendy fermented drink, including how it may boost gut health, which brands are best, and how it tastes.

Two sleep experts detail the detrimental effects of sleeplessness, including insomnia and sleep apnea.

The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) has provided reform-minded Congressmen a one-page outline of ways to “increase options, encourage competition, and unwind unsustainable spending in American medicine.” Americans need more choices, not fewer, AAPS states. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) prevents patients from choosing more affordable and desirable alternatives to the costly federal mandate-loaded ACA plans. “Overregulation and mandates restrict access, stifle innovation, impede…

Major industry leaders defended themselves against accusations of immoral price hikes, telling senators that they intend to provide patients with affordable access to cutting edge medical breakthroughs.

Halitosis is an unpleasant condition that we've all experienced. But it's not just the tuna sandwich or garlic bread you ate that's to blame.

PHILADELPHIA — The primary care setting provides an opportunity to prevent, identify and treat patients with HIV, according to a presentation at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting. “HIV is a very common disease worldwide,” Carrie Horwitch, MD, MPH, from the department of general internal medicine at Virginia Mason Medical Center, said during her presentation. “It is also

In honor of National Volunteer Week, Virginia Mason celebrates the impact of our 560 volunteers who donate 330,000 hours each year.

As a non-profit organization, hundreds of volunteers in an array of departments and capacities – along with the thousands of hours they generously donate – a...

Hospital Information Facility: St. Vincent’s – Birmingham, AL TeamHealth Services: Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine TeamHealth Impact Improved patient throughput and ED capacity Improved Medicare Case Mix Index by 5.84% compared to prior year Reduced inpatient length of stay by 11% Cut ambulance diversion hours by 60% Enhanced clinician engagement and culture Challenge St. Vincent’s...

What is one big issue voters will care about in the coming 2020 presidential campaign? President Trump guaranteed health care will remain a dominant issue. WSJ's Gerald F. Seib explains. Photos: Getty

Are you an 80’s baby? Put your knowledge to the test with our totally awesome 80’s TV theme song challenge.

Trying to follow a sugar-free diet plan? Our meal guide makes it simple: Three nourishing, delicious, sugar-free recipes per day for a week. Kicking sugar has never been tastier.