KOMO News - Healthworks http://www.komonews.com/news/health en-us KOMO News Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:12:32 -0700 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:12:32 -0700 10 Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Amgen-wins-approval-for-second-biotech-cholesterol-drug-323235261.html By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Amgen-wins-approval-for-second-biotech-cholesterol-drug-323235261.html Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:06:17 -0700 2015-08-28T10:06:17-07:00 2015-08-28T10:06:14-07:00 Health official: States should post local vaccination info http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Health-official-States-should-post-local-vaccination-info-323138601.html By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Health-official-States-should-post-local-vaccination-info-323138601.html Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:48:55 -0700 2015-08-27T13:48:55-07:00 2015-08-27T13:48:53-07:00 Stress Relief at Your Fingertips http://www.komonews.com/news/health/-Stress-Relief-at-Your-Fingertips-322847521.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/-Stress-Relief-at-Your-Fingertips-322847521.html Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:20:50 -0700 2015-08-25T11:20:50-07:00 Nickelodeon show profiles dying children http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Nickelodeon-show-profiles-dying-children-322506841.html By DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Nickelodeon-show-profiles-dying-children-322506841.html Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:28:50 -0700 2015-08-21T07:28:50-07:00 2015-08-21T07:28:47-07:00 Does how often you eat have an effect on your overall health? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Does-how-often-you-eat-have-an-effect-on-your-overall-health-322430791.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Does-how-often-you-eat-have-an-effect-on-your-overall-health-322430791.html Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:20:58 -0700 2015-08-20T12:20:58-07:00 FDA approves female sex pill, but with safety restrictions http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-approves-female-sex-pill-but-with-safety-restrictions-322222731.html By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/FDA-approves-female-sex-pill-but-with-safety-restrictions-322222731.html Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:20:16 -0700 2015-08-18T16:20:16-07:00 2015-08-18T16:20:12-07:00 A real pain in the neck http://www.komonews.com/radio/listen/consumertips/A-real-pain-in-the-neck-321894941.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/radio/listen/consumertips/A-real-pain-in-the-neck-321894941.html Fri, 14 Aug 2015 11:38:04 -0700 2015-08-14T11:38:04-07:00 2015-08-14T11:40:37-07:00 Kids with cancer get futuristic chance at saving fertility http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Kids-with-cancer-get-futuristic-chance-at-saving-fertility-321472951.html By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Kids-with-cancer-get-futuristic-chance-at-saving-fertility-321472951.html Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:03:42 -0700 2015-08-11T14:03:42-07:00 2015-08-11T16:44:12-07:00 Cellulite: Most of us have it, but how do you deal with it? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Cellulite-Most-of-us-have-it-but-how-do-you-deal-with-it-321281641.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Cellulite-Most-of-us-have-it-but-how-do-you-deal-with-it-321281641.html Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:31:38 -0700
"Its the result of too much fat and fluid trapped underneath the skin. And as a result, the skin will have that pucker look, the dimpling, and just not be smooth. It will actually be uneven.]]>
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Athlete's Foot: Its not just for jocks http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Athletes-Foot-Its-not-just-for-so-called-jocks-320650382.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Athletes-Foot-Its-not-just-for-so-called-jocks-320650382.html Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:13:01 -0700 Foot specialist Dr. Joy Rowland says foot odor is a good sign there's a problem brewing.

"Stinkiness comes from moisture," Dr. Rowland says. "Moisture then leads to athlete's foot.]]>
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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