Health

The Joys and Gifts of Gardening
Lifezette (07.10.2017)
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Connecting Mind and Body
Northwest Health (winter 2012)
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The Middle Weight Problem
Northwest Health (winter 2012)
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Are you drinking too much?
Northwest Health (winter 2012)
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Chronic Kidney Disease Is on the Rise
Northwest Health (fall 2011)
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Gaining Strength for Better Health
Northwest Health (summer 2011)
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Rewards-based Health Plans Aim to Keep Workers Lean: Local employers discover that giving workers incentives to stay healthy helps everyone’s bottom line
Seattle magazine (Feb. 2011)
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Foods to Pump Up Your Exercise
Northwest Health (winter 2011)
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Benefits Packages:
 Amid health care reform and isntitutional consolidation, local hospitals and clinics are touting new facilities and programs in an effort to keep themselves current and comprehensive in the eyes of consumers
Seattle magazine (Jan. 2011)
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Sexual Healing: How a Seattle Children’s clinic guides patients and families through the difficult times when a boy’s or girl’s gender development is compromised or ambiguous
Seattle magazine (Dec. 2010)
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Patients and Prudence (Most Influential): Group Health Cooperative (Insurer and Health Care Provider)
Seattle magazine (Nov. 2010)
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Not Your Mother’s Birth Control Pill
Northwest Health (fall 2010)
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An Expert’s Advice on Mammograms
Seattle magazine (Oct. 2010)
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Gym Dandy: For patients seeking to get well and athletes seeking personal bests, a new local fitness center merges modern medicine with sports science
Seattle magazine (Sept. 2010)
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Brain Trust: A groundbreaking law and a commitment to top-flight concussion treatment aim to make Washington’s young athletes play safer
Seattle magazine (Aug. 2010)
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Seattle’s Top Doc Profiles:
David M. Aboulafia
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Vernon M. Neppe
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Virginia P. Sybert
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Seattle magazine (July 2010)

The Latest Trends in Medicine
Seattle magazine (July 2010 – available in print version only)

Seattle University celebrates its education college with a serious focus: mental illness
Seattlepi.com (June 18, 2010)
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Hold Your Breath: New CPR recommendations take mouth-to-mouth out of the mix–most of the the time
Seattle magazine (April 2010)

A Chronic Problem: Local health care leaders are promoting prevention as a way to stem chronic disease and health care costs. Will it catch on?
Seattle magazine (March 2010)

On the front lines of the war on drugs at the pharmacy
The Seattle Times (11.12.09)
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Is Your Drugstore Safe? Local pharmacies are being hit-hard-by robbers seeking OxyContin, and pharmacists are wondering what they can do to protect themselves and their customers
Seattle magazine (Nov. 2009)
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Shock to the System: Could the solution to healthy kids dying on the athletic field be a simple hand-held electronic device?
Seattle magazine (Jan. 2009)
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Top Doctors

Richard P. Billingham, M.D. – Colon and rectal surgeon
Jane Ann S. Dimer, M.D. – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Irl B. Hirsch, M.D. – Endocrinology
Cora Breuner, M.D. – Pediatrics/Adolescent Medicine
Christopher Y. Maeda, M.D. – Primary Care, Sports Medicine
Seattle magazine (Sept. 2008)
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Tick Tock, The Medicare Clock: Without congressional action, finding a doc is going to get a lot more difficult for thousands of local residents
Seattle magazine (June 2008)

Xbox Detox: Those video games your kids are playing may not be the simple entertainment you imagine. Instead, for a significant number of gamers, what seems like child’s play could morph into a serious online addiction
Seattle magazine (Feb. 2008)

Flunking Baby Einstein: When his research found that young kids don’t benefit from videos, the subsequent flap caught UW Pediatric Researcher Frederick Zimmerman by surprise
Seattle magazine (Dec. 2007)

Support Bar: A Friend’s Cancer was a call to action for a Georgetown Hot Spot Owner Michelle Braasch
Seattle magazine (Oct. 2007)

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