KOMO News - Healthworks http://www.komonews.com/news/health en-us KOMO News Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:15:10 -0700 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:15:10 -0700 10 Music and movement exercise may stave off dementia http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Music-to-the-Ears--More-like-Music-for-the-Brain-300142591.html By Denise Whitaker http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Music-to-the-Ears--More-like-Music-for-the-Brain-300142591.html Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:36:17 -0700 2015-04-16T14:36:17-07:00 2015-04-16T15:06:44-07:00 UW researchers developing cure for colorblindness http://www.komonews.com/news/health/UW-researchers-developing-cure-for-colorblindness-299633441.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/health/UW-researchers-developing-cure-for-colorblindness-299633441.html Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:00:18 -0700 2015-04-13T18:00:18-07:00 2015-04-14T12:33:03-07:00 Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 U.S. adults now have health insurance http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Survey-Nearly-9-in-10-US-adults-now-have-health-insurance-299597561.html By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Survey-Nearly-9-in-10-US-adults-now-have-health-insurance-299597561.html Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:46:43 -0700 2015-04-13T12:46:43-07:00 2015-04-13T12:46:41-07:00 Average nursing home bill hits $91,000 as elder care costs soar http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Average-nursing-home-bill-hits-91000-as-elder-care-costs-soar-299230261.html By MATTHEW CRAFT, AP Business Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Average-nursing-home-bill-hits-91000-as-elder-care-costs-soar-299230261.html Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:17:20 -0700 2015-04-09T12:17:20-07:00 2015-04-09T12:17:18-07:00 Sarcoidosis. Ever heard of it? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Sarcoidosis-Ever-heard-of-it--299064751.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Sarcoidosis-Ever-heard-of-it--299064751.html Wed, 08 Apr 2015 09:22:33 -0700 2015-04-08T09:22:33-07:00 Sneezing and wheezing! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Sneezing-and-wheezing-298923551.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Sneezing-and-wheezing-298923551.html Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:08:13 -0700 2015-04-07T10:08:13-07:00 Study: Breast cancer overtreatment costs U.S. $4 billion a year http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Study-Breast-cancer-overtreatment-costs-US-4-billion-a-year-298807021.html By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Study-Breast-cancer-overtreatment-costs-US-4-billion-a-year-298807021.html Mon, 06 Apr 2015 13:23:00 -0700 2015-04-06T13:23:00-07:00 2015-04-06T13:22:58-07:00 Tax refunds for many take hit or get bump from health law http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Tax-refunds-for-many-take-hit-or-get-bump-from-health-law-298712871.html By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Tax-refunds-for-many-take-hit-or-get-bump-from-health-law-298712871.html Sun, 05 Apr 2015 11:00:30 -0700 2015-04-05T11:00:30-07:00 2015-04-05T11:00:27-07:00 Oh! My head... http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Oh-My-head-298611571.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Oh-My-head-298611571.html Sat, 04 Apr 2015 01:00:00 -0700 2015-04-04T01:00:00-07:00 2015-04-03T12:11:46-07:00 Food psychology: making meals more satisfying http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Food-psychology-making-meals-more-satisfying-297701251.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Food-psychology-making-meals-more-satisfying-297701251.html Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:11:05 -0700 2015-03-26T16:11:05-07:00 2015-03-26T16:14:29-07:00 UW applies for permission to perform face transplants http://www.komonews.com/news/health/UW-applies-for-permission-to-perform-face-transplants-297595861.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/health/UW-applies-for-permission-to-perform-face-transplants-297595861.html Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:24:42 -0700 2015-03-25T17:24:42-07:00 CDC: Uninsured drop by 11 million since Obamacare http://www.komonews.com/news/health/CDC-Uninsured-drop-by-11-million-since-Obamacare-297419281.html By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/CDC-Uninsured-drop-by-11-million-since-Obamacare-297419281.html Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:45:10 -0700 2015-03-24T11:45:10-07:00 2015-03-24T12:05:02-07:00 World's top chefs say eat small fish to make big difference http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Worlds-top-chefs-say-eat-small-fish-to-make-big-difference-296654771.html By ALAN CLENDENNING / Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Worlds-top-chefs-say-eat-small-fish-to-make-big-difference-296654771.html Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:56:26 -0700 2015-03-17T16:56:26-07:00 2015-03-17T16:56:25-07:00 UK, drugmakers establish $100 million Alzheimer's fund http://www.komonews.com/news/health/UK-drugmakers-establish-100-million-Alzheimers-fund-296595861.html By LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/UK-drugmakers-establish-100-million-Alzheimers-fund-296595861.html Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:12:47 -0700 2015-03-17T10:12:47-07:00 2015-03-17T10:12:45-07:00 Studies boost hopes for new class of cholesterol medicines http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Studies-boost-hopes-for-new-class-of-cholesterol-medicines-296367261.html By Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Studies-boost-hopes-for-new-class-of-cholesterol-medicines-296367261.html Sun, 15 Mar 2015 10:10:56 -0700 2015-03-15T10:10:56-07:00 2015-03-15T10:10:53-07:00 Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg launch anti-tobacco legal fund http://www.komonews.com/news/microsoft/Bill-Gates-Michael-Bloomberg-launch-anti-tobacco-legal-fund-296768871.html By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/microsoft/Bill-Gates-Michael-Bloomberg-launch-anti-tobacco-legal-fund-296768871.html Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:28:06 -0700 2015-03-18T12:28:06-07:00 Tony Stark can put on an iron suit...the rest of us have to turn to other options http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Even-Tony-Stark-need-some-iron-296221341.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Even-Tony-Stark-need-some-iron-296221341.html Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:27:53 -0700 2015-03-13T09:27:53-07:00 2015-03-13T09:31:32-07:00 Tempted to go under the knife? Don't forget the alternatives http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Tempted-to-go-under-the-knife-Dont-forget-the-alternatives-296054061.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Tempted-to-go-under-the-knife-Dont-forget-the-alternatives-296054061.html Thu, 12 Mar 2015 06:12:57 -0700 2015-03-12T06:12:57-07:00 To vaccinate or not? Debate rages on for Washington parents http://www.komonews.com/news/health/House--296013901.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/health/House--296013901.html Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:05:06 -0700 2015-03-11T21:05:06-07:00 Sleep aid in a bottle? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Sleep-aid-in-a-bottle-295928931.html By Denise Whitaker http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Sleep-aid-in-a-bottle-295928931.html Wed, 11 Mar 2015 11:27:04 -0700 2015-03-11T11:27:04-07:00 2015-03-12T10:08:55-07:00 Could that cup of joe help fight M.S.? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Could-that-cup-of-joe-help-fight-MS-295769121.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Could-that-cup-of-joe-help-fight-MS-295769121.html Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:33:08 -0700 2015-03-10T09:33:08-07:00 2015-03-11T09:21:39-07:00 Social Jet Lag: Most of us get it! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Social-Jet-Lag-Most-of-us-get-it-294864011.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Social-Jet-Lag-Most-of-us-get-it-294864011.html Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:30:00 -0700 2015-03-04T01:30:00-08:00 2015-03-03T11:24:52-08:00 Bone Broth: Is it all that its cracked up to be? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Bone-Broth-Is-it-all-that-its-cracked-up-to-be-294644281.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Bone-Broth-Is-it-all-that-its-cracked-up-to-be-294644281.html Mon, 02 Mar 2015 06:46:48 -0700 2015-03-02T05:46:48-08:00 2015-03-02T09:02:26-08:00 UN: Limit use of personal audio players to 1 hour a day http://www.komonews.com/news/health/UN-says-limit-use-of-personal-audio-players-to-1-hour-a-day-294404021.html By FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/UN-says-limit-use-of-personal-audio-players-to-1-hour-a-day-294404021.html Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:02:45 -0700 2015-02-27T11:02:45-08:00 2015-02-27T11:02:42-08:00 Beauty trend: face shaving for women? http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Beauty-trend-face-shaving-for-women-293926041.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Beauty-trend-face-shaving-for-women-293926041.html Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:03:36 -0700 2015-02-24T23:03:36-08:00 2015-02-24T23:30:38-08:00