KOMO News - Healthworks http://www.komonews.com/news/health en-us KOMO News Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:21:41 -0800 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:21:41 -0800 10 For academic success, feed the brain! But steer clear of fast food. http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Fast-food-290212771.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Fast-food-290212771.html Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:20:04 -0800 2015-01-29T09:20:04-08:00 Umbrella; Check. Raincoat; Check. Sunscreen; Check. Wait, what? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Don-289957831.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Don-289957831.html Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:30:00 -0800 2015-01-28T01:30:00-08:00 2015-01-27T11:15:52-08:00 Hug it out for your health! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Hug-it-out-for-your-health-289340691.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Hug-it-out-for-your-health-289340691.html Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:30:00 -0800 2015-01-22T01:30:00-08:00 2015-01-21T11:57:59-08:00 It can be a tough one to detect: Problems with the thyroid http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Problems-with-your-thyroid--289192171.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Problems-with-your-thyroid--289192171.html Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:30:00 -0800 2015-01-21T01:30:00-08:00 2015-01-20T11:07:13-08:00 Tips to keep up that healthy New Year's resolution http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Tips-to-keep-up-that-healthy-New-Years-resolution-290261831.html By Denise Whitaker http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Tips-to-keep-up-that-healthy-New-Years-resolution-290261831.html Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:00:50 -0800 2015-01-29T15:00:50-08:00 2015-01-29T15:09:54-08:00 Bring the HEAT for your health http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Bring-the-HEAT-for-your-health-288857621.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Bring-the-HEAT-for-your-health-288857621.html Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:30:00 -0800 2015-01-19T01:30:00-08:00 2015-01-16T12:41:43-08:00 Flu vaccine not working well; only 23 percent effective http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Flu-vaccine-not-working-well-only-23-percent-effective-288713271.html By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Flu-vaccine-not-working-well-only-23-percent-effective-288713271.html Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:17:40 -0800 2015-01-15T10:17:40-08:00 2015-01-15T15:15:56-08:00 Unique strategies to help you kick the habit http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Unique-strategies-to-helop-you-kick-the-habit-288074651.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Unique-strategies-to-helop-you-kick-the-habit-288074651.html Sat, 10 Jan 2015 01:30:00 -0800 2015-01-10T01:30:00-08:00 2015-01-12T04:40:08-08:00 2 leading Ebola vaccines appear safe, further tests starting http://www.komonews.com/news/health/2-leading-Ebola-vaccines-appear-safe-further-tests-starting-288048971.html By MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/2-leading-Ebola-vaccines-appear-safe-further-tests-starting-288048971.html Fri, 09 Jan 2015 07:23:25 -0800 2015-01-09T07:23:25-08:00 2015-01-09T07:23:22-08:00 Beware of 'miracle' weight-loss promises http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Beware-of-miracle-weight-loss-promises-287957181.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Beware-of-miracle-weight-loss-promises-287957181.html Thu, 08 Jan 2015 12:13:55 -0800
That's why so many people turn to weightloss products that claim to be the miracle, quick fix you are looking for.]]>
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Natural Ways to keep the flu at bay http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Natural-Ways-to-keep-the-flu-at-bay-287688361.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Natural-Ways-to-keep-the-flu-at-bay-287688361.html Wed, 07 Jan 2015 01:30:00 -0800
But for those who don't, there are natural ways to help stave off the nasty bug.]]>
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CDC: Flu season continues to worsen, could peak this month http://www.komonews.com/news/health/CDC-Flu-season-continues-to-worsen-could-peak-this-month-287546691.html By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/CDC-Flu-season-continues-to-worsen-could-peak-this-month-287546691.html Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:15:57 -0800 2015-01-05T11:15:57-08:00 2015-01-05T11:38:35-08:00 Teens still not getting the message when it comes to tanning beds http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Teens-still-not-getting-the-message--286772091.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Teens-still-not-getting-the-message--286772091.html Fri, 26 Dec 2014 01:00:00 -0800 2014-12-26T01:00:00-08:00 2014-12-24T07:23:39-08:00 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 Are you getting enough Vitamin D? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Are-you-getting-enough-Vitamin-D-286391051.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Are-you-getting-enough-Vitamin-D-286391051.html Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:15:00 -0800 2014-12-22T12:15:00-08:00 2014-12-19T12:26:32-08:00 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 2014-12-31T13:59:37-08:00 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