Health News & Events

Exercise Entrepreneurs

This Seattle-Area Couple Has Built a Virtual Fitness Giant from Home

Daniel and Kelli Segars fashioned Fitness Blender out of their garage.

02/04/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Can Move to Phase 2 of the State's Recovery

Here's what that means.

01/29/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Public Health

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Cloth Mask?

As new variants spread, it’s wise.

01/28/2021 By Stefan Milne

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington Gets a Vaccine Boost from the Biden Administration

More doses and special syringes are coming soon.

01/27/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Our Vaccine Mobilization Races Against a Coronavirus Mutant

The variant has arrived in Western Washington just as our big companies try to help. Is it too late?

01/25/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Health Care Equity

Seattle Children’s Hospital Racism Probe Took Center Stage on MLK Day

Former U.S. attorney general Eric Holder will investigate allegations made by Dr. Ben Danielson.

01/19/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Tech Flex

A Seattle Startup’s AI Designs Your Workout

From the U.S. Department of Defense to a rugby team in Senegal, Volt Athletics users aren't just work-from-homers.

01/15/2021 By Erin Wong

2020 Capsules

A 'Soulful Flow' Yoga Teacher Stretched to Meet Students' 2020 Needs

For Jasmine RaShae, it's not just about the asana.

12/28/2020 By Erin Wong

Coronavirus Chronicles

The Vaccine Rollout Is Already an Emotional Roller Coaster

Recapping a wild first week.

12/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Capsules

Budtenders Were Essential Workers This Year, Too

James Fields describes what it was like to manage Shoreline’s Dockside Cannabis in 2020.

12/22/2020 By Stefan Milne

Coronavirus Chronicles

What We Know About Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution in Washington

Even though the first shipment is on the ground in our state, questions remain.

12/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Open Wide

New Seattle Kiosks Offer Covid-19 Tests That Don't Tickle Your Brain

A pair of booths now offer an oral alternative to the standard nasal swab.

12/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Your New Year's Eve and Holiday Gathering Plans Are Restricted

But you don't have to learn any new rules.

12/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Pace of Change

How Can Seattle Lead the Way to a More Inclusive Running Industry?

Shannon Woods of Brooks Running has joined a national coalition of industry leaders devoted to the cause.

12/04/2020 By Erin Wong

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington Has Adopted the CDC’s Riskier Quarantine Guidelines

A two-week quarantine has been canon since February, but the state now offers alternatives.

12/04/2020 By Christy Carley

Tech Tracing

What You Need to Know About Washington’s New Covid-19 Exposure App

To start: You won’t find it under “Apps” on iPhone.

12/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Beam, Science

Seattle Innovators Harness a Coronavirus Kryptonite: UVC Light

A UW program and Bothell-based startup use ultraviolet radiation to disinfect items.

11/25/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Health Hub

The Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine Runs Through Fred Hutch

How Seattle’s cancer research center became a nexus for coordinating and understanding vaccine studies.

11/18/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington's New Covid-19 Restrictions Are a Gut Punch to Restaurants

Gyms, museums, and movie theaters also feel the pain in this round of rollbacks.

11/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Department of 2020

A Measles Case at Sea-Tac Prompts an Investigation in King County

Others in the airport late on November 5 may have been exposed to the contagious illness.

11/12/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy