KOMO News - Healthworks http://www.komonews.com/news/health en-us KOMO News Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:43:44 -0700 Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:43:44 -0700 10 Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Fist-bumps-less-germy-than-handshakes-study-says-268797471.html By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Fist-bumps-less-germy-than-handshakes-study-says-268797471.html Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:24:22 -0700 2014-07-27T11:24:22-07:00 2014-07-27T11:24:17-07:00 American doctor in Africa gets treatment for Ebola http://www.komonews.com/news/health/American-doctor-in-Africa-gets-treatment-for-Ebola-268797401.html By Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/American-doctor-in-Africa-gets-treatment-for-Ebola-268797401.html Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:21:10 -0700 2014-07-27T11:21:10-07:00 2014-07-27T11:21:07-07:00 More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine http://www.komonews.com/news/health/More-US-girls-now-getting-cervical-cancer-vaccine-268669462.html By Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/More-US-girls-now-getting-cervical-cancer-vaccine-268669462.html Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:31:24 -0700 2014-07-25T16:31:24-07:00 Lou Gehrig's disease is rare, 1st US count finds http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Lou-Gehrigs-disease-is-rare-1st-US-count-finds-268669232.html By Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Lou-Gehrigs-disease-is-rare-1st-US-count-finds-268669232.html Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:28:36 -0700 2014-07-25T16:28:36-07:00 2014-07-25T16:28:34-07:00 FBI issues warning about air conditioner coolant http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FBI-issues-warning-about-air-conditioner-coolant-267777801.html By PAMELA SAMPSON Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FBI-issues-warning-about-air-conditioner-coolant-267777801.html Sat, 19 Jul 2014 07:27:09 -0700 2014-07-19T07:27:09-07:00 2014-07-25T16:32:06-07:00 Genentech Alzheimer's drug misses goals in studies http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Genentech-Alzheimers-drug-misses-goals-in-studies-267342571.html By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Genentech-Alzheimers-drug-misses-goals-in-studies-267342571.html Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:08:41 -0700 2014-07-16T08:08:41-07:00 2014-07-16T08:08:38-07:00 Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Got-a-rash-iPad-other-devices-might-be-the-cause-267049251.html By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Got-a-rash-iPad-other-devices-might-be-the-cause-267049251.html Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:27:23 -0700 2014-07-14T11:27:23-07:00 2014-07-14T12:24:29-07:00 Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as people http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Secondhand-smoke-as-harmful-to-pets-as-people-266473461.html By SUE MANNING, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Secondhand-smoke-as-harmful-to-pets-as-people-266473461.html Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:10:37 -0700 2014-07-09T12:10:37-07:00 2014-07-09T13:30:44-07:00 Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Forgotten-vials-of-smallpox-found-in-storage-room-266265111.html By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Forgotten-vials-of-smallpox-found-in-storage-room-266265111.html Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:15:31 -0700 2014-07-08T11:15:31-07:00 2014-07-08T12:01:41-07:00 No practicing on patients: New docs get boot camp http://www.komonews.com/news/health/No-practicing-on-patients-New-docs-get-boot-camp--266049571.html By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/No-practicing-on-patients-New-docs-get-boot-camp--266049571.html Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:15:40 -0700 2014-07-07T08:15:40-07:00 2014-07-07T08:15:37-07:00 Free birth control is emerging standard for women http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Free-birth-control-is-emerging-standard-for-women-265823951.html By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Free-birth-control-is-emerging-standard-for-women-265823951.html Fri, 04 Jul 2014 08:13:17 -0700 2014-07-04T08:13:17-07:00 2014-07-04T08:13:14-07:00 Study: Just thinking by yourself isn't much fun http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Study-Just-thinking-by-yourself-isnt-much-fun-265728851.html By MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Study-Just-thinking-by-yourself-isnt-much-fun-265728851.html Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:35:47 -0700 2014-07-03T11:35:47-07:00 2014-07-03T11:35:46-07:00 Studies question UN strategies to save mothers http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Studies-question-UN-strategies-to-save-mothers-265117171.html By MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Studies-question-UN-strategies-to-save-mothers-265117171.html Sun, 29 Jun 2014 09:21:46 -0700 2014-06-29T09:21:46-07:00 2014-06-29T09:21:42-07:00 More countries adding graphic warnings to smokes http://www.komonews.com/news/health/More-countries-adding-graphic-warnings-to-smokes-264954151.html By MARGIE MASON, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/More-countries-adding-graphic-warnings-to-smokes-264954151.html Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:09:44 -0700 2014-06-27T13:09:44-07:00 2014-06-27T13:09:39-07:00 Seattle hospital ranks among best for heart surgeries http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Seattle-Hospital-Ranks-Among-Best-In-Heart-Surgeries--264844091.html By Denise Whitaker http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Seattle-Hospital-Ranks-Among-Best-In-Heart-Surgeries--264844091.html Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:32:27 -0700 2014-06-26T20:32:27-07:00 FDA grapples with oversight of fecal transplants http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-grapples-with-oversight-of-fecal-transplants-264782851.html By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-grapples-with-oversight-of-fecal-transplants-264782851.html Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:32:20 -0700 2014-06-26T12:32:20-07:00 2014-06-26T12:32:18-07:00 3-D mammogram scans may find more breast cancer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/3-D-mammogram-scans-may-find-more-breast-cancer-264469291.html By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/3-D-mammogram-scans-may-find-more-breast-cancer-264469291.html Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:15:09 -0700 2014-06-24T14:15:09-07:00 2014-06-24T14:15:07-07:00 Poll: Many still struggle to pay health premiums http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Poll-Many-still-struggle-to-pay-health-premiums-263865871.html By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Poll-Many-still-struggle-to-pay-health-premiums-263865871.html Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:13:52 -0700 2014-06-19T12:13:52-07:00 2014-06-20T11:38:55-07:00 FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-prepping-long-awaited-plan-to-reduce-salt-263531301.html By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-prepping-long-awaited-plan-to-reduce-salt-263531301.html Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:44:32 -0700 2014-06-17T13:44:32-07:00 2014-06-17T13:44:29-07:00 New study aims to rapidly test lung cancer drugs http://www.komonews.com/news/health/New-study-aims-to-rapidly-test-lung-cancer-drugs-263331201.html By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/New-study-aims-to-rapidly-test-lung-cancer-drugs-263331201.html Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:12:30 -0700 2014-06-16T12:12:30-07:00 2014-06-16T12:12:28-07:00 Alzheimer's Cafes cater to families living with dementia http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Alzheimers-Cafes-cater-to-families-living-with-dementia-263078091.html By Elisa Jaffe http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Alzheimers-Cafes-cater-to-families-living-with-dementia-263078091.html Fri, 13 Jun 2014 13:11:45 -0700 2014-06-13T13:11:45-07:00 2014-06-13T19:09:24-07:00 Anheuser-Busch, MillerCoors post beer ingredients http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Anheuser-Busch-MillerCoors-post-beer-ingredients-262951961.html By JOSEPH PISANI AP Business News http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Anheuser-Busch-MillerCoors-post-beer-ingredients-262951961.html Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:47:07 -0700 2014-06-12T15:47:07-07:00 2014-06-12T15:47:04-07:00 All aboard! Bike train research tackles childhood obesity http://www.komonews.com/news/local/All-aboard-Bike-train-research-tackles-childhood-obesity-262789971.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/local/All-aboard-Bike-train-research-tackles-childhood-obesity-262789971.html Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:03:49 -0700 2014-06-11T16:03:49-07:00 2014-06-11T18:45:22-07:00 FDA: Pregnant women should eat low-mercury seafood http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-Pregnant-women-should-eat-low-mercury-seafood-262563861.html By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-Pregnant-women-should-eat-low-mercury-seafood-262563861.html Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:24:20 -0700 2014-06-10T10:24:20-07:00 2014-06-10T10:24:17-07:00 AMA says cheerleading should be designated a sport http://www.komonews.com/news/health/AMA-says-cheerleading-should-be-designated-a-sport-262437051.html By BY LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/AMA-says-cheerleading-should-be-designated-a-sport-262437051.html Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:33:12 -0700 2014-06-09T14:33:12-07:00 2014-06-09T14:33:09-07:00