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The Doctor Is In a Fix

Seattle is a relative bright spot in the health care picture, with better-than-average care, better general health, and lower costs. Martin Cahn—the last primary care doc left in lower Fremont— went into general practice to help people and unr

07/15/2009 By Eric Scigliano

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Top Doctors 2009

Our list of 347 of the best doctors based in the Seattle area in 80 specialties, including General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery, and Alternative Medicine.

07/14/2009 Research by Stefan Durham With Rachel Solomon and Connor Guy

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Slide Show: Balls of Fury

At Underdog Sports Leagues’ dodgeball matches—a throwback to elementary school playground games—it’s bean or be beaned. The more than 500 dodgeballers playing on Underdog teams follow one simple rule: Dodge the ball.

06/23/2009

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Balls of Fury

At Underdog Sports Leagues’ dodgeball matches—a throwback to elementary school playground games—it’s bean or be beaned. The more than 500 dodgeballers playing on Underdog teams follow one simple rule: Dodge the ball.

06/23/2009 By Sean Leslie

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A Healthy Dose of Skepticism

Being home to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, PATH, and the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, global health is a big industry in Seattle—which means it may be in danger of forgetting the billions of people it set out to help.

06/23/2009 By Tom Paulson

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Resource Hog

The impact of swine flu on the Seattle metro area as of mid-June.

06/22/2009

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Home Runners

Canceled your gym membership? Run into shops for top shoes, great guidance, and stylish gear.

05/22/2009 By Kristin Okinaka

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Slide Show: Home Runners

Canceled your gym membership? Run into shops for top shoes, great guidance, and stylish gear.

05/22/2009

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The Longest Mile

With courses sometimes as long as 100 miles, you gotta be a fanatical runner—or crazy—to run an ultramarathon. Seattle’s Scott Jurek is a little bit of both. But he's already ahead of what's becoming a huge trend.

04/22/2009 By Sean Leslie

Health

Feel Great Now!

Destress, detoxify, and retune at some of Seattle’s finest spas. We select the best body scrubs, massages, facials, and all-natural treatments.

04/21/2009 With Steve Wiecking, Matthew Halverson, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, Katie Zipper, Jill Watanabe, Katie Cornell, and Andrew Matson By Laura Cassidy

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Body Shops

Top-to-toe tune-ups for the urban male.

04/15/2009 By John Coyle

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Let It Rain

A spring hike through the Olympic rain forest can be a muddy, waterlogged exercise in environmental immersion. And it’s wonderful.

03/16/2009 By Lawrence W. Cheek

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Wheels of Fortune

Quad rugby’s rising local star is headed for the big time. And it’s going to be murder.

02/11/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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5 Northwest Olympic Hopefuls

Learn from the pros—here’s how 5 Northwest Olympic hopefuls stay in tip-top shape.

01/09/2009 By Meri-Jo Borzilleri

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Joyride

Jerry Baker has ridden every Seattle to Portland cycling event. With his advice and a little hard work, you can start your own streak.

01/07/2009 By Bill Thorness

All Smiles

Top Dentists 2009

Care for your teeth, overcome your fears, teach your children well, and even- yes- enjoy yourself at the dentist.

01/07/2009

PASSINGTHROUGH

Rally with Sally

Sally Field has good bone structure.

01/04/2009 By Steve Wiecking

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35 Northwest Playgrounds

Great outdoor summer adventures in the water, on the ground, and high in the sky.

12/28/2008 By Courtney Nash

The Golden Stethoscope Awards

Top Doctors 2008

And the honors go to… 333 medical practitioners in 85 specialties.

12/27/2008 Research by Stefan Durham With Lee Fehrenbacher and Sarah Anderson

Top Doctors 2008

Future Perfect

Seattle’s cutting-edge biogadgets and novel treatments—think lab-grown heart muscles and robotic limbs—are about to redefine health care. It’s guaranteed to take your breath away.

12/27/2008 With Jessica Voelker and Kelly Huffman By Stefan Durham and Lee Fehrenbacher