| Aug 10, 2010
Most of us have grown up knowing to beware of spiders like the Black Widow or the Brown Recluse. But what would you do if you thought one bit you? Do these spiders actually live in the Northwest?
Arachnologist Rod Crawford at the University of...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 2:47 PM
Greg Vincent remembers his grandfather's aching feet.
It was hard not to notice, he said — especially when the elderly man spent hours soaking his toes in warm water, trying to relieve the pain from his bunions and calluses.
Vincent thought of...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 8:30 AM
Dan Rodricks' article, "MPT's flawed decision on flawed film" (June 19) is on the button. Mr. Rodricks' article may have been about MPT, but it highlights what is wrong with our heath care system.
The MPT film, "Under our Skin: A health Care nightmare"...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 2:02 PM
No one likes looking older . . . which is why we spend billions of dollars every year on over-the-counter products, prescription creams and fillers, and, most drastically, cosmetic surgery. Do any of these actually work to reduce the signs of aging? In...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 7:37 AM
LONDON — Everyone knows what it would take to curb the global rise of chronic illnesses like heart disease, certain cancers and diabetes, but getting nations and their citizens to make the essential changes is more than daunting.
This week marks...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 2:28 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it’s investigating an outbreak of skin lesions that has killed about 50 seals, mainly between Barrow and Wainwright, since July.
According to a statement and data sheet from NOAA spokesperson...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 11:00 PM
Thirty years ago the gay community was in a full panic; something was killing gay men. Initially it was called the Gay Plague, and then GRID. A name so offensive the Gay community named it something else: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome: AIDS....
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Early detection of skin cancers — particularly melanomas — is crucial to treatment. You can help protect yourself with regular at-home body inspections, says Dr. Melissa Schwarzschild of Richmond Dermatology & Laser Specialists in Richmond,...