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Unnecessary Roughness

Football season’s upon us, but it’s getting harder to watch when we know what we know about the brain.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 08/19/2011
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Dr. Deisher’s Stem Cell Crusade

When pro-life biotechnologist Tracy Deisher sued to halt federal funding of embryonic stem cell research, it rocked the biotech universe. What’s driving the Seattle researcher to kill the promise of medicine’s greatest hope — Catholicism

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 07/22/2011
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Top Doctors 2011

Seattle offers some of the most outstanding medical care in the world. This year, thanks to a new partnership with Avvo, Seattle Met brings you more top doctors than ever before in 66 specialties.

  • By Ariana Dawes
  • Published 07/22/2011
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The Girl on the Bridge

Highway workers raced to finish the suicide barrier on the Aurora Bridge, but they couldn’t overcome opposition and construction delays soon enough to save one woman’s life.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 06/29/2011
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Yoga on Paddleboards

Via the folks at the Surf Ballard shop comes the next evolution of stand-up paddleboarding, a mashup of surfing and yoga. They call it WASUP Yoga, as in Washington Stand-Up Paddleboarding Yoga.

  • By Neal Thompson
  • Published 06/29/2011
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Pot Dispensary Braces for Legal Trouble

Medical marijuana advocate Laura Healy, who opened Shoreline’s Green Hope Patient Network with her husband Mark, braces for legal trouble.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/29/2011
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Seattle Start-Up PlugOut Converts Exercise into Electricity

Working out is a huge waste of energy—unless you turn your spin bike into a generator like SoDo-based company PlugOut did.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/24/2011
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Geek: Knows How to Fold ’Em

Watch Dr. James Porter, director of surgical robotics at the Swedish Medical Center, demonstrate the da Vinci surgical robot folding a piece of paper into an airplane the size of a penny.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 05/20/2011
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No-Brainer

If cyclists were meant to wear helmets, would they have been born with thicker skulls?

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 05/20/2011
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Trade Secrets: How to Take a Punch

Seattle boxing trainer Cappy Kotz teaches us how to take a punch.

  • By Clancey Denis
  • Published 04/22/2011
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