KOMO News - Healthworks http://www.komonews.com/news/health en-us KOMO News Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:51:04 -0700 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:51:04 -0700 10 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 2015-06-23T11:47:55-07:00 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 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 UW Researchers developing cure for celiac disease http://www.komonews.com/news/health/UW-Researchers-developing-cure-for-celiac-disease-302653671.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/health/UW-Researchers-developing-cure-for-celiac-disease-302653671.html Tue, 05 May 2015 16:12:33 -0700 2015-05-05T16:12:33-07:00 2015-05-05T22:51:18-07:00 Have your rice and eat it too! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Have-your-rice-and-eat-it-too-302605231.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Have-your-rice-and-eat-it-too-302605231.html Tue, 05 May 2015 22:00:00 -0700
What if there was a way to have your rice and eat it too?]]>
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Find relief from the aches and pains of arthritis http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Find-relief-from-the-aches-and-pains-of-arthritis-302448631.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Find-relief-from-the-aches-and-pains-of-arthritis-302448631.html Mon, 04 May 2015 10:51:11 -0700 2015-05-04T10:51:11-07:00 Bulletproof coffee: Will it make you a Superhero? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Bulletproof-coffee-Is-it-as-301884451.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Bulletproof-coffee-Is-it-as-301884451.html Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:24:17 -0700 2015-04-30T10:24:17-07:00 Love Your Lines: stretch marks go viral in support of women http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Love-Your-Lines-stretch-marks-go-viral-in-support-of-women-301573261.html By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Love-Your-Lines-stretch-marks-go-viral-in-support-of-women-301573261.html Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:17:46 -0700 2015-04-28T10:17:46-07:00 2015-04-28T10:17:44-07:00 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