Coronavirus Chronicles

King County Restaurants, Bars, and More Require Proof of Vaccination Starting October 25

Restaurants, bars, theaters, and gyms in King County will require proof of vaccination starting October 25. Until then, peruse this list of spots that already do.

09/17/2021 By Grace McGuire and Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

What to Know about Rapid Covid Tests in King County

How reliable is an at-home Covid test? Where can you get one? How long does it take to get results? What's a PCR test? We've got answers.

09/16/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

A Cut Above

How Dr. Snip Became Seattle’s Unofficial Vasectomy King

How Dr. Charles Wilson founded his legendary vasectomy clinic in Seattle, and where that "Dr. Snip" nickname actually came from.

09/13/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Game Prep

A List of the Covid Vaccination Policies for Seattle Sports Teams

The latest attendance policies for Kraken, Mariners, OL Reign, Seahawks, Sounders, Storm, and University of Washington games.

09/10/2021 By Malia Alexander

Coronavirus Chronicles

Vaccinated in King County? You're Still Way More Protected from Covid

New data from Public Health—Seattle and King County gives us answers about breakthrough case, hospitalization, and death rates amid the Delta surge.

09/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Top Doctors

So You Want to Be a Doctor?

Medical degrees have long wooed high achievers (and won over in-laws), but they’ve never been as coveted as they are now. What you may not know about the jou...

09/06/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy Illustrations by Alexander Mostov

So You Want to Be a Doctor?

Overcoming the Burnout Blowup

Medical professionals should look in, then out, to clear career exhaustion during the Covid-19 crisis (and beyond).

09/06/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

So You Want to Be a Doctor?

Tough Residency Pills to Swallow

Medical residency programs are notorious. Residents from Swedish Medical Center and Virginia Mason tell all.

09/06/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

So You Want to Be a Doctor?

Abroadening the Medical School Search

The average cost of medical school is one thing. The residency matches are another. Some aspiring doctors opt for medical schools abroad.

09/06/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

What to Know about the Delta Variant and Breakthrough Cases in Seattle

How common are breakthrough cases? Are hospitals filling up in Washington? Do we have to wear masks again? We've got the answers.

08/19/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Green Field

A Seattle Therapist Sees the World's Climate Anxiety

Andrew Bryant’s practice at North Seattle Therapy and Counseling has drawn interest everywhere from Houston to Taiwan.

08/12/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Totally Tubular

A Retired West Seattle Dentist's World-Spanning Toothpaste Collection

Dr. Hilton Herrin has toothpaste tubes from Russia, Cuba, China, and nearly 60 other countries around the world.

08/02/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Flame Out

Seattle Guide to Wildfires and Smoke

How to track fires and breathe safely during our most apocalyptic season.

07/30/2021 By Allison Williams

Code Blue

The ER Is (Not) the Place to Be This Summer

Fireworks and fingers don’t mix.

07/19/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

Should Your Child Still Wear a Mask This Summer?

Like parenthood, the answer is complicated.

07/06/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Sleepless City

Can't Sleep? The Moon Might Be to Blame.

A Seattle-centric study brings us one small step closer to understanding our groggy mornings.

06/15/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Hunger Artists

Seattle Has a Weird Legacy of Fasting

Can renouncing food really improve your health? For a century, mystics, biohackers, and even one murderous Seattle doctor have sought—and sold—their own conc...

06/14/2021 By Stefan Milne Illustrations by Pete Ryan

Brain Drain

In Seattle, the Burnout Is Real

A new study suggests local workers are pretty spent.

06/10/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

We Finally Have a Vaccine Lottery

Here's how it works.

06/04/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Office Politics

Can Your Employer Require a Covid Vaccine?

We asked a UW health law expert.

06/03/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy