KOMO News - Healthworks http://www.komonews.com/news/health en-us KOMO News Sun, 02 Aug 2015 22:09:32 -0700 Sun, 02 Aug 2015 22:09:32 -0700 10 When riding your bike becomes a pain in the neck http://www.komonews.com/news/health/When-riding-your-bike-becomes-a-pain-in-the-neck-318935431.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/When-riding-your-bike-becomes-a-pain-in-the-neck-318935431.html Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:07:03 -0700 2015-07-28T11:07:03-07:00 2015-07-28T11:10:04-07:00 FDA OKs breakthrough cholesterol drug for high-risk patients http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-OKs-breakthrough-cholesterol-drug-for-high-risk-patients-318493451.html By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-OKs-breakthrough-cholesterol-drug-for-high-risk-patients-318493451.html Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:36:44 -0700 2015-07-24T15:36:44-07:00 2015-07-24T15:36:41-07:00 Kids are spending up to 7 hours per day in front of a screen http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Kids-are-spending-up-to-7-hours-per-day-in-front-of-a-screen-318322131.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Kids-are-spending-up-to-7-hours-per-day-in-front-of-a-screen-318322131.html Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:51:44 -0700 2015-07-23T11:51:44-07:00 Trouble with concentration? Try a little distraction http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Trouble-with-concentration-Try-a-little-distraction-318168591.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Trouble-with-concentration-Try-a-little-distraction-318168591.html Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:33:20 -0700
Clinical psychologist Dr. Scott Bea says its helpful to get out of your own head.]]>
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Eyes hurt? It could be your electronic devices http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Rest-those-317864471.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Rest-those-317864471.html Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:25:42 -0700 2015-07-21T10:25:42-07:00 Study: Early clue to why some children may have reading woes http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Study-Early-clue-to-why-some-children-may-have-reading-woes-315019211.html By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Study-Early-clue-to-why-some-children-may-have-reading-woes-315019211.html Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:03:15 -0700 2015-07-14T12:03:15-07:00 Pricey successor overtakes $1,000-per-pill hepatitis C drug http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Pricey-successor-overtakes-1000-per-pill-hepatitis-C-drug-315012291.html By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Pricey-successor-overtakes-1000-per-pill-hepatitis-C-drug-315012291.html Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:32:07 -0700 2015-07-14T11:32:07-07:00 Study: Silent cancer in moms a rare result in prenatal tests http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Study-Silent-cancer-in-moms-a-rare-result-in-prenatal-tests-315011911.html By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Study-Silent-cancer-in-moms-a-rare-result-in-prenatal-tests-315011911.html Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:29:56 -0700 2015-07-14T11:29:56-07:00 2015-07-14T11:29:53-07:00 Heat got the best of you? Know when to cool it! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Heat-got-the-best-of-you-Know-when-to-cool-it-309356151.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Heat-got-the-best-of-you-Know-when-to-cool-it-309356151.html Wed, 24 Jun 2015 01:00:00 -0700 2015-06-24T01:00:00-07:00 2015-07-06T12:53:11-07:00 Doctors propose tool to help gauge the value of cancer drugs http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Doctors-propose-tool-to-help-gauge-the-value-of-cancer-drugs-309068471.html By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Doctors-propose-tool-to-help-gauge-the-value-of-cancer-drugs-309068471.html Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:17:08 -0700 2015-06-22T10:17:08-07:00 2015-06-22T10:17:06-07:00 Need to lose a few pounds? Don't pick your own food! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Need-to-lose-a-few-pounds-Dont-pick-your-own-food-307655401.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Need-to-lose-a-few-pounds-Dont-pick-your-own-food-307655401.html Wed, 17 Jun 2015 01:00:00 -0700 2015-06-17T01:00:00-07:00 2015-06-17T09:17:42-07:00 'After chemo, a mountain is just another hill to climb' http://www.komonews.com/news/local/-After-chemo-a-mountain-is-just-another-hill-to-climb-317645751.html By Denise Whitaker http://www.komonews.com/news/local/-After-chemo-a-mountain-is-just-another-hill-to-climb-317645751.html Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:36:02 -0700 2015-07-20T16:36:02-07:00 2015-07-20T19:20:15-07:00 High cholesterol? Forget the statin drugs! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/High-cholesterol-Forget-the-statin-drugs-306811121.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/High-cholesterol-Forget-the-statin-drugs-306811121.html Wed, 10 Jun 2015 22:30:00 -0700 2015-06-10T22:30:00-07:00 2015-06-11T09:12:24-07:00 FDA weighs target population for Amgen cholesterol drug http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-weighs-target-population-for-Amgen-cholesterol-drug-306506911.html By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-weighs-target-population-for-Amgen-cholesterol-drug-306506911.html Mon, 08 Jun 2015 09:38:29 -0700 2015-06-08T09:38:29-07:00 2015-06-08T09:38:27-07:00 Female sex pill makes comeback with positive panel vote http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Female-sex-pill-makes-comeback-with-positive-panel-vote-306372601.html By Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Female-sex-pill-makes-comeback-with-positive-panel-vote-306372601.html Sat, 06 Jun 2015 09:36:05 -0700 2015-06-06T09:36:05-07:00 2015-06-06T09:36:02-07:00 FDA panel backs female libido pill, under safety conditions http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-panel-backs-female-libido-pill-under-safety-conditions-306206231.html By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-panel-backs-female-libido-pill-under-safety-conditions-306206231.html Thu, 04 Jun 2015 15:54:04 -0700 2015-06-04T15:54:04-07:00 2015-06-04T15:54:02-07:00 Don't take a seat: Panel says you should stand for 2 hours http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Dont-take-a-seat-Panel-says-you-should-stand-for-2-hours-305770281.html By MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Dont-take-a-seat-Panel-says-you-should-stand-for-2-hours-305770281.html Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:48:19 -0700 2015-06-01T17:48:19-07:00 2015-06-01T17:48:16-07:00 The importance of bone health starts earlier than you might think http://www.komonews.com/news/health/The-importance-of-bone-health-starts-earlier-than-you-might-think-304743181.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/The-importance-of-bone-health-starts-earlier-than-you-might-think-304743181.html Fri, 22 May 2015 22:30:00 -0700 2015-05-22T22:30:00-07:00 2015-06-11T09:13:53-07:00 Body odor, perfume....and BEER? Mosquitoes love it all http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Body-odor-perfumeand-BEER-Mosquitoes-love-it-all-304742201.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Body-odor-perfumeand-BEER-Mosquitoes-love-it-all-304742201.html Sun, 24 May 2015 22:30:00 -0700
If you can't seem to avoid the little buggers, Dermatologist Dr. Jennifer Lucas explains it might be because you are inadvertently attracting them.]]>
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Cleanse! Detox! Flush! Not so fast... http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Cleanse-Detox-Flush-Not-so-fast-304445471.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Cleanse-Detox-Flush-Not-so-fast-304445471.html Wed, 20 May 2015 10:42:10 -0700 2015-05-20T10:42:10-07:00 2015-05-21T04:45:01-07:00 Pain in the jaw? Now, THAT, can be a real pain in the neck http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Pain-in-the-jaw-Could-be-TMJ-303926121.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Pain-in-the-jaw-Could-be-TMJ-303926121.html Fri, 15 May 2015 11:56:32 -0700
It's what allows us to talk, chew and even yawn, and can also be a big pain in the neck!]]>
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Studies find the key to inflammation may be in your kitchen http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Studies-find-the-key-to-inflammation-may-be-in-your-kitchen-303482681.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Studies-find-the-key-to-inflammation-may-be-in-your-kitchen-303482681.html Wed, 13 May 2015 01:00:00 -0700 2015-05-13T01:00:00-07:00 2015-05-13T05:47:13-07:00 Feed your head...with fat? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Feed-your-headwith-fat-303303671.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Feed-your-headwith-fat-303303671.html Tue, 12 May 2015 01:00:00 -0700 2015-05-12T01:00:00-07:00 2015-05-11T10:58:05-07:00 'Little miracle' makes Mother's Day special for Yakima mom http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Little-miracle-makes-Mothers-Day-special-for-Yakima-mom-303116371.html By Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Little-miracle-makes-Mothers-Day-special-for-Yakima-mom-303116371.html Fri, 08 May 2015 13:52:14 -0700 2015-05-08T13:52:14-07:00 2015-05-08T14:05:31-07:00 How can a popsicle help your child take a pill! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/How-can-a-popsicle-help-your-child-take-a-pill-302960411.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/How-can-a-popsicle-help-your-child-take-a-pill-302960411.html Fri, 08 May 2015 01:00:00 -0700 2015-05-08T01:00:00-07:00 2015-05-07T11:39:13-07:00