KOMO News - Healthworks http://www.komonews.com/news/health en-us KOMO News Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:59:28 -0800 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:59:28 -0800 10 Experts: It was a busy, black-eye year for disease control http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Experts-It-was-a-busy-black-eye-year-for-disease-control-286466331.html By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Experts-It-was-a-busy-black-eye-year-for-disease-control-286466331.html Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:45:50 -0800 2014-12-20T13:45:50-08:00 2014-12-20T13:45:47-08:00 Free medical pot program might be forced to close http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Free-medical-pot-program-might-be-forced-to-close-286135551.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Free-medical-pot-program-might-be-forced-to-close-286135551.html Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:07:06 -0800 2014-12-17T13:07:06-08:00 Take a look at your feet - there's ONE toe that can lead to trouble! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Take-a-look-at-your-feet---theres-ONE-toe-that-can-lead-to-trouble-285266891.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Take-a-look-at-your-feet---theres-ONE-toe-that-can-lead-to-trouble-285266891.html Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:00:00 -0800 2014-12-11T01:00:00-08:00 2014-12-09T13:07:57-08:00 The Sugar Plum Fairy can make things tough on diabetics this time of year! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/The-Sugar-Plum-Fairy-can-make-things-tough-on-diabetics-this-time-of-year-284908651.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/The-Sugar-Plum-Fairy-can-make-things-tough-on-diabetics-this-time-of-year-284908651.html Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:50:00 -0800
But for diabetics, it can be especially challenging.]]>
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Looking for health apps? Do your homework http://www.komonews.com/news/health/When-it-comes-to-your-he-284625071.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/When-it-comes-to-your-he-284625071.html Thu, 04 Dec 2014 01:00:00 -0800 2014-12-04T01:00:00-08:00 2014-12-03T09:13:11-08:00 Snack Attack! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Snack-Attack-284595711.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Snack-Attack-284595711.html Wed, 03 Dec 2014 05:41:12 -0800 2014-12-03T05:41:12-08:00 Hershey explores removal of corn syrup http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Hershey-explores-removal-of-corn-syrup-284520751.html By CANDICE CHOI AP Food Industry Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Hershey-explores-removal-of-corn-syrup-284520751.html Tue, 02 Dec 2014 13:55:04 -0800 2014-12-02T13:55:04-08:00 2014-12-02T14:34:09-08:00 Reading Harry Potter gives clues to brain activity http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Reading-Harry-Potter-gives-clues-to-brain-activity-284057541.html By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Reading-Harry-Potter-gives-clues-to-brain-activity-284057541.html Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:29:54 -0800 2014-11-26T22:29:54-08:00 2014-11-26T22:29:49-08:00 New take on learning disabilities: change the brain http://www.komonews.com/news/health/New-take-on-learning-disabilities-change-the-brain-283764191.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/health/New-take-on-learning-disabilities-change-the-brain-283764191.html Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:54:11 -0800 2014-11-25T16:54:11-08:00 2014-11-26T14:25:00-08:00 Beat the burn http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Beat-the-burn-283882981.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Beat-the-burn-283882981.html Sat, 29 Nov 2014 01:00:00 -0800 2014-11-29T01:00:00-08:00 2014-11-25T13:43:15-08:00 Beware the ER on Thanksgiving! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Beware-the-ER-on-Thanksgiving-283878631.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Beware-the-ER-on-Thanksgiving-283878631.html Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:00:00 -0800 2014-11-26T01:00:00-08:00 2014-11-25T13:14:14-08:00 Can your job boost your memory? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Can-your-job-boost-your-memory-283242261.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Can-your-job-boost-your-memory-283242261.html Thu, 20 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0800 2014-11-20T04:00:00-08:00 2014-11-19T12:36:44-08:00 Feeling SAD? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Feeling-SAD-282965431.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Feeling-SAD-282965431.html Tue, 18 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0800 2014-11-18T04:00:00-08:00 2014-11-17T12:24:15-08:00 Rare beginner surfing injury leaves Seattle woman paralyzed http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Surfing-injury-leaves-Seattle-woman-paralyzed-282751331.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Surfing-injury-leaves-Seattle-woman-paralyzed-282751331.html Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:00:00 -0800 2014-11-16T23:00:00-08:00 2014-11-17T17:16:55-08:00 Study lifts cloud over heart drugs Zetia, Vytorin http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Study-lifts-cloud-over-heart-drugs-Zetia-Vytorin-282953091.html By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Study-lifts-cloud-over-heart-drugs-Zetia-Vytorin-282953091.html Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:42:02 -0800 2014-11-17T10:42:02-08:00 2014-11-17T10:42:00-08:00 Administration says HealthCare.gov working well http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Administration-says-HealthCaregov-working-well-282863721.html By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Administration-says-HealthCaregov-working-well-282863721.html Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:10:37 -0800 2014-11-16T10:10:37-08:00 2014-11-16T10:10:34-08:00 Helmets have become commonplace on the slopes http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Helmets-have-become-commonplace-on-the-slopes-282815471.html By MARK MORICAL The Bulletin http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Helmets-have-become-commonplace-on-the-slopes-282815471.html Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:10:09 -0800 2014-11-15T10:10:09-08:00 2014-11-15T10:10:06-08:00 Help! Fell off the healthy-eating wagon! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Help-Fell-off-the-healthy-eating-wagon-282743301.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Help-Fell-off-the-healthy-eating-wagon-282743301.html Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0800 2014-11-17T04:00:00-08:00 2014-11-14T12:51:58-08:00 Calgon! Take me away! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Calgon-Take-me-away-282744511.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Calgon-Take-me-away-282744511.html Sat, 15 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0800 2014-11-15T04:00:00-08:00 2014-11-14T12:51:00-08:00 CDC: E-cigarette use rising in high school kids http://www.komonews.com/news/health/CDC-E-cigarette-use-rising-in-high-school-kids-282638701.html By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/CDC-E-cigarette-use-rising-in-high-school-kids-282638701.html Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:24:28 -0800 2014-11-13T15:24:28-08:00 2014-11-13T15:24:26-08:00 Food allergies lead to getting bullied for some kids http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Food-allergies-lead-to-getting-bullied-for-some-kids-282436341.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Food-allergies-lead-to-getting-bullied-for-some-kids-282436341.html Thu, 13 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0800
But food allergies?]]>
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Chemical from plastic found in high levels in infant diets http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Chemical-from-plastic-found-in-high-levels-in-infant-diets-282337141.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Chemical-from-plastic-found-in-high-levels-in-infant-diets-282337141.html Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:03:31 -0800 2014-11-11T16:03:31-08:00 2014-11-11T16:55:16-08:00 Beetroot juice can help heart patients http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Beet-root-juice-can-help-heart-patients-282317971.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Beet-root-juice-can-help-heart-patients-282317971.html Wed, 12 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0800
Things like spinach, kale, blueberries and pumpkin.

But have you thought about beets?]]>
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Be careful of getting the flu during pregnancy http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Be-careful-of-flu-in-pregnancy-282182301.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Be-careful-of-flu-in-pregnancy-282182301.html Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:00:00 -0800 2014-11-11T01:00:00-08:00 2014-11-10T12:31:15-08:00 Ebola volunteers wrestle with quarantine mandates http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Ebola-volunteers-wrestle-with-quarantine-mandates-282023191.html By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Ebola-volunteers-wrestle-with-quarantine-mandates-282023191.html Sat, 08 Nov 2014 08:37:52 -0800 2014-11-08T08:37:52-08:00 2014-11-08T08:37:50-08:00