KOMO News - Healthworks http://www.komonews.com/news/health en-us KOMO News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:14:50 -0800 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:14:50 -0800 10 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 11:02:45 -0800 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 Tue, 24 Feb 2015 23:03:36 -0800 2015-02-24T23:03:36-08:00 2015-02-24T23:30:38-08:00 Question: What can lower blood sugar and lower cholesterol? Answer: Fiber http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Fiber-292075691.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Fiber-292075691.html Mon, 16 Feb 2015 07:51:02 -0800 2015-02-16T07:51:02-08:00 Vaccine opposition has ebbed and flowed over centuries http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Vaccine-opposition-has-ebbed-and-flowed-over-centuries-291956021.html By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Vaccine-opposition-has-ebbed-and-flowed-over-centuries-291956021.html Sat, 14 Feb 2015 08:58:56 -0800 2015-02-14T08:58:56-08:00 Researchers test device to help deaf children detect sounds http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Researchers-test-device-to-help-deaf-children-detect-sounds-291955921.html By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Researchers-test-device-to-help-deaf-children-detect-sounds-291955921.html Sat, 14 Feb 2015 08:55:38 -0800 2015-02-14T08:55:38-08:00 2015-02-14T08:55:35-08:00 Researchers test device to help deaf children detect sounds http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Researchers-test-device-to-help-deaf-children-detect-sounds-291877581.html By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Researchers-test-device-to-help-deaf-children-detect-sounds-291877581.html Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:14:25 -0800 2015-02-13T12:14:25-08:00 2015-02-13T12:14:23-08:00 A tiny seed can make a big difference for breast cancer patients http://www.komonews.com/news/health/A-tiny-seed-can-make-a-big-difference-for-breast-cancer-patients-291715241.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/A-tiny-seed-can-make-a-big-difference-for-breast-cancer-patients-291715241.html Thu, 12 Feb 2015 22:30:00 -0800 2015-02-12T22:30:00-08:00 2015-02-16T05:26:46-08:00 Do you know which fats are good for you? http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Fats-are-not-the-enemy---you-just-need-to-know-which-ones-to-avoid-291425481.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Fats-are-not-the-enemy---you-just-need-to-know-which-ones-to-avoid-291425481.html Wed, 11 Feb 2015 01:30:00 -0800 2015-02-11T01:30:00-08:00 2015-02-10T11:39:18-08:00 Go nuts for nuts! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Go-nuts-for-nuts-291304681.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Go-nuts-for-nuts-291304681.html Tue, 10 Feb 2015 01:30:00 -0800
Dietician Kristal Lowe from Pacific Medical Centers explains they can help lead to living a longer and healthier life.]]>
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Supplements industry derides NY attorney general's DNA tests http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Supplements-industry-derides-NY-attorney-generals-DNA-tests-291196871.html By MARY ESCH Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Supplements-industry-derides-NY-attorney-generals-DNA-tests-291196871.html Sun, 08 Feb 2015 09:21:30 -0800 2015-02-08T09:21:30-08:00 2015-02-08T09:21:28-08:00 Parents lobby against caffeine powder: 'It's poison in a jar' http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Poison-in-a-jar-Parents-lobby-against-pure-caffeine-powder-291070271.html By Molly Shen http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Poison-in-a-jar-Parents-lobby-against-pure-caffeine-powder-291070271.html Fri, 06 Feb 2015 22:01:15 -0800 2015-02-06T22:01:15-08:00 2015-02-06T23:24:59-08:00 Washington health exchange 81,000 short of enrollment goal http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Washington-health-exchange-81000-short-of-enrollment-goal-290976461.html By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Washington-health-exchange-81000-short-of-enrollment-goal-290976461.html Thu, 05 Feb 2015 14:10:20 -0800 2015-02-05T14:10:20-08:00 2015-02-06T11:13:15-08:00 Parents: Skip the energy drinks for your kids http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Parents-Skip-the-energy-drinks-for-your-kids-290809051.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Parents-Skip-the-energy-drinks-for-your-kids-290809051.html Thu, 05 Feb 2015 01:30:00 -0800
But parents, beware. A recent study finds more than 40 percent of emergency calls related to energy drinks involve children.

Pediatric Cardiologist Dr.]]>
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Feeling a bit down? Follow your nose! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Feeling-a-bit-down-Follow-your-nose-290673171.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/Feeling-a-bit-down-Follow-your-nose-290673171.html Wed, 04 Feb 2015 01:30:00 -0800 2015-02-04T01:30:00-08:00 2015-02-03T10:13:22-08:00 Blood pressure too high? Grab some yogurt! http://www.komonews.com/news/health/-Blood-pressure-too-high-Grab-some-yogurt-290352041.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/-Blood-pressure-too-high-Grab-some-yogurt-290352041.html Mon, 02 Feb 2015 01:30:00 -0800 2015-02-02T01:30:00-08:00 2015-01-30T11:19:08-08:00 An aspirin a day may NOT be what you need http://www.komonews.com/news/health/An-aspirin-a-day-may-NOT-be-the-answer--290350491.html By Marina Rockinger http://www.komonews.com/news/health/An-aspirin-a-day-may-NOT-be-the-answer--290350491.html Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:30:00 -0800 2015-01-31T01:30:00-08:00 2015-01-30T11:00:53-08:00 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