A lot of states can claim to have mountains, islands and deserts, but few can say they have their their very own rain forest like Washington State. The Hoh National Rain forest has mild winters, cool summers and up to 12 feet of annual precipitation which produce the giant conifers that dominate this rain forest, one of the most spectacular examples of temperate rain forest in the world.
When visiting the rainforest you can take a leisurely Hall of Mosses Trail of 0.8 miles, the Spruce Nature trail which is 1.2 miles or the Hoh River Trail that is 18 miles towards the Blue Glacier each way. (Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)
You've got a ton of work facing you, but sometimes it can be tough to concentrate.
Clinical psychologist Dr. Scott Bea says its helpful to get out of your own head.
The new MacBook is on display in the demo room after an Apple event on Monday, March 9, 2015, in San Francisco. The new computer weighs just two pounds and the company says it's the world's most energy-efficient laptop. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
If you spend a lot of time with computers, ipads or smartphones, you may have experienced some of the symptoms of digital eye strain
This undated handout photo provided by the Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Northwestern University, shows scalp electrodes to pick up how children's brains react to sounds such as speech in a noisy background.(Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Northwestern University via AP)
New research suggests it may be possible to predict which preschoolers will struggle to read - and it has to do with how the brain deciphers speech when it's noisy.
This photo taken Thursday, July 9, 2015, is the headquarters of Gilead Sciences in Foster City, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
The $1,000 pill for a liver-wasting viral infection that made headlines last year is no longer the favorite of patients and doctors.
For pregnant women, abnormal results from certain prenatal tests may signal that something is wrong — with the moms-to-be, not the fetus, a preliminary study suggests.
Photo: Karla Locke
As temperatures go up, it can be too easy to let the heat get the best of you.
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2013 file photo, chemotherapy is administered to a cancer patient via intravenous drip at a hospital in Durham, N.C (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
The pushback against soaring cancer drug prices is gaining steam. A leading doctors group on Monday proposed a formula to help patients decide if a medicine is worth it — what it will cost them and how much good it is likely to do.
There are a million different options for holiday gifts and foods in Seattle, but the Ballard Farmers Market is one of the best resources available. From items for your holiday dinner, Christmas wreaths or those gifts that are a little more personal, the Ballard Farmers Market, open every Sunday from 10am-3pm, is a great holiday option. (Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)
A news study finds we are more successful in our efforts to lose weight if we have someone else provide the plan
When a mountain summit calls your name, you go for it, despite the cancer, that's metastasized to your bones.
The FDA is reviewing a new drug that promises to cut LDL or 'bad' cholesterol numbers by nearly two-thirds
FILE - This April 20, 2010 file photo, shows the exterior view of Amgen Inc. in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)
Federal health regulators said Monday a highly-anticipated, experimental drug from Amgen significantly lowers bad cholesterol. But officials have questions about who should take the drug and whether to approve it based on currently available data.
»Play Video FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, file photo, a tablet of flibanserin sits on a brochure for Sprout Pharmaceuticals in the company's Raleigh, N.C., headquarters. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)
Women suffering from low libido got some hope this week when a panel of health experts said the government should approve an experimental pill intended to boost sexual desire. It is the first time a government panel has endorsed such a drug. The move surprised many experts, because the Food and Drug Administration has twice rejected the drug due to lackluster effectiveness and worrisome side effects.
FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, file photo, a tablet of flibanserin sits on a brochure for Sprout Pharmaceuticals in the company's Raleigh, N.C., headquarters. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)
The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women.
In this Aug. 13, 2014 photo, workers sit at desks at Firstkontact Center, a call center in the northern border city of Tijuana, Mexico (AP Photo/Alex Cossio, File)
Are you sitting down? In that case, you should probably stand up before reading this.
Woman suffering from pain in knee joint.
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