The Sporting Life

A Topgolf Lounge Is Coming to the Seattle Area and People Seem Excited About It

Virtual golf, but real fun. The gaming hub and bar will open in Kirkland later this year.

05/16/2019 By Rosin Saez

The Birds & the Bees

Can a Divided Washington Agree on a Revamped Sex-Ed Policy?

A new bill would make sex education mandatory in schools across the state, addressing topics like gender identity and consent.

04/23/2019 By Haley Gray

The Big Opt Out

How Is Measles Still a Problem in Washington?

Amid the state’s largest measles outbreak in decades, some parents still choose not to immunize.

03/26/2019 By Aly Brady

Women's Wellness

The Future of Healthcare Is Female

Ten reasons to be optimistic about women’s health in Washington state.

02/26/2019 By Madeline Ostrander Photography by Amber Fouts

Dirt After Death

Human Composting Offers a Green New Way to Die

Like cremation but in a box of dirt, the new process could soon be legal in Washington.

02/07/2019 By Allison Williams

Methodology

Top Dentists 2019

802 of the best practitioners in the Seattle metropolitan area.

12/18/2018 Edited by Sarah Nipper

Goal Rush

Why Can't Our New Year's Resolutions Stick?

The gyms are open, the year is young. But our resolutions are often short lived.

12/18/2018 By Aly Brady

Stay Healthy

Top Doctors 2018

Where to find the best care, citywide.

09/21/2018 Edited by Ariana Dawes

Say Cheese

Top Dentists 2018

The 781 best dentists in the Seattle metropolitan area.

09/21/2018 Edited by Ariana Dawes

Feature

Stranger Genes: How Seattle Scientists Are Advancing Gene Editing

Researchers are getting closer to figuring out the ultimate medical solution to incurable diseases—changing genetic code itself.

07/17/2018 By Hayat Norimine Photography by Ian Bates

Best of the City

Top Doctors 2018

Our 13th annual list of the best health care professionals in the Seattle area features 753 doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and more in 78 specialties.

07/17/2018 Edited by Ariana Dawes

Explainer

Meet CBD, THC’s Non-Psychotropic Sibling

The cannabis extract is creating lots of buzz, but is the science there to back it up?

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Shade Index

Not-So-Top Docs

Signs your doctor might not be great.

07/17/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Quote Unquote

Angela Garbes Is Like a Mother

Pregnant with her first child, she found the guides on modern pregnancy to be woefully lacking. So she wrote her own.

06/19/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Tread Lightly

Trail Running Is Taking Over (and It's Not as Hard as You Think)

Sometimes running means walking.

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Best of the City

7 Gyms and Fitness Classes That Are Worth the Sweat

From the athlete to the fitness novice, there’s a way to stay healthy for everyone.

04/24/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Down the Hatch, Dudes

Male Oral Contraception Could Soon Be a Thing, According to the UW

A University of Washington endocrinologist says a men's version of The Pill is nigh.

04/23/2018 By Rosin Saez

Fists of Fury

Self-Defense Classes Work. Where Do They Fit in the Age of #MeToo?

Studies—and two very tough Seattle women—have proven that martial-arts-based self-defense moves are effective.

02/27/2018 By Karin Vandraiss Videography by Sara Marie D’Eugenio

Methodology

Top Dentists 2018

781 of the best practitioners in the Seattle metropolitan area.

01/15/2018 Edited by Ariana Dawes

Top Dentists 2018

Northwest Dental Innovations Over the Years

A timeline of events to smile about.

01/05/2018 By Jaime Archer, Isabel Boutiette, Araz Hachadourian, Manola Secaira, and Diane Stephani