First Person, Last Word

I Turned to Doula Work as an Alternative Form of Resistance

Burnt out with protesting in the streets, I discovered how to sustain myself while making change.

04/08/2020 By Jordan Alam

Safety First

How a Washington Ice Cream Producer Joined the State’s Mask-Making Machine

Locals are stepping up to mitigate the shortage of PPE.

04/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Move Over, Rover

Social Distancing Is Impossible on Most Seattle Sidewalks

How wide are they, exactly, and where are the best spots for pedestrians to roam in peace? We've got answers.

03/31/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Transfusion Effusion

Seattle Needs Blood Donors, Just Not Right This Moment

Donations skyrocketed recently, but Bloodworks Northwest needs you to sign up now to keep it that way.

03/27/2020 By Allison Williams

STRESS LESS

How to Keep It Together During Coronavirus Quarantine

It’s easy to go stir-crazy when social distancing. Here are some tips for self-quarantine self-care.

03/25/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Coronavirus Chronicles

‘Immunocompromised’ and the Burden of Chronic Illness During a Pandemic

How an esoteric catch-all highlights, and heightens, the uncertainties of a broad population.

03/24/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quarantine State of Mind

A Quick Guide to Coronavirus Jargon

“Flatten the curve” and other ways you can sound more informed when you debate the outbreak.

03/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

DISPATCHES FROM QUARANTINE

Here's What You Need to Know About Coronavirus in Seattle

Check this updating article for the latest coronavirus news.

03/10/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Quarantine State of Mind

Dispatch from the Couch: My FOMO-Free Weekend in Seattle

Fear of missing out was AWOL for me this weekend, but by Sunday, I was riddled with confusion and guilt.

03/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quarantine State of Mind

Seattle Needs a Handshake Alternative

Can we decide on this already?

03/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Health Conscious

Seattle's Biggest Health Concern Is Making Us Anxious

We're stressed about anxiety. How very Seattle.

02/04/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Explainer

Washington's Battle Against E-Cigarettes

With vaping and e-cigarette use on the rise, our region looks to cool the heat.

12/23/2019 By Ryan Phelan

Flowing Solo

A New Seattle Yoga Studio for Solitude

Lower Queen Anne's Sanctuary reimagines group exercise classes for a party of one.

12/23/2019 By Kelly Skahan and Rosin Saez

THE WEIGHT OF BIAS

One Seattle Woman's Eight-Year Battle for Breast Reduction Surgery

In this personal essay, Reiny Cohen's experience illuminates how size discrimination is all too common in the medical world.

11/26/2019 By Reiny Cohen

Step by Step

What the Heck Is a Walking School Bus?

One local researcher revives a bygone practice—the stroll to school.

11/26/2019 By Lily Hansen

Staying Active

7 Fun Ways to Keep Your Kids in Motion

Exercise doesn’t need to be football or laps around the track.

11/26/2019 By Lily Hansen and Courtney Cummings

Tech Time Out

Does Your Kid Need a Digital Detox?

Kids’ fixation on digital devices shows no sign of powering down. Is it time for technological temperance?

11/26/2019 By Emily Alhadeff

Learning in the Dirt

Washington's Outdoor Preschools Let Kids Embrace Nature

They might offer health benefits, too.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Eat Your Veggies

5 Ways to Get Kids to Love Produce

How to get picky eaters to stop arguing and embrace the brassicas.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

CHILDREN’S WELLNESS GUIDE

How to Keep Your Kids Healthy

Acrobatic exercise? Outdoor preschool? Tips from chefs? Oh, yes.

11/26/2019 Edited by Stefan Milne Illustrations by Mike Holm