Article

A Losing Proposition

The Seattle United soccer mom who dares to want her child to lose.

08/10/2010 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Vital Signs

Hospital emergency rooms like Highline Medical Center are gambling on state-of-the-art services and a commitment to customer service to attract patients.

07/11/2010 By James Ross Gardner

Article

Top Doctors 2010

The 423 best doctors in 87 specialties in King, Kitsap, and Snohomish counties.

07/11/2010 Research by Stefan Durham, Ariana Dawes, Tiffany Wan, and Judy Naegeli

Article

Up in the Air

Life—and everything else, for that matter—looks a little different when you’re climbing a tree. Viola Brumbaugh of New Tribe demonstrates that rope-based tree climbing is more than a sport, it is way to connect with nature and gain a new perspective on li

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Slideshow

Slide Show: Hike and Bike

Lucky us: We live near some of the best hiking and mountain biking trails in the Pacific Northwest. Want to break a sweat? Take a stroll before lunch? There’s a trail for that.

05/17/2010

Article

Hike and Bike

Lucky us: We live near some of the best hiking and mountain biking trails in the Pacific Northwest. Want to break a sweat? Take a stroll before lunch? There’s a trail for that.

05/17/2010 With Courtney Nash, Judy Naegeli, Erin Reading, and Kasey Cordell Edited by Laura Dannen By Hayley Poole and Craig Romano

Article

Life Is But a Dream

Rowers at Lake Union Crew ditch the Stairmaster and sauna in favor of fresh air and open water.

03/18/2010 By Karen Quinn

Article

Into the Wild

No one expects to land in a survival situation. And that’s why being prepared is the secret to making it out alive.

01/26/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Dental Health 101

Four of Seattle’s top dentists reveal how routine dental checkups can protect your smile.

01/25/2010 By Karen Quinn

Best of the City

2010 Top Dentists

321 practitioners in King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish counties.

01/25/2010

Article

On the Rocks

Every time the winter Olympics roll around, the wannabe curlers sign up for lessons. But one trip to the ice will be enough to cool your doubts about curling’s physical demands.

12/09/2009 By Matthew Halverson

Slideshow

Slide Show: The New Old Age

Here in Seattle, new models for senior lifestyles abound, rejecting the outdated institutional vibe and revitalizing retirement living. The options are endless, the fit is individual, and everyone we talked to agrees it’s best to start the search early. H

11/13/2009

Feature

The New Old Age

Here in Seattle, new models for senior lifestyles abound, rejecting the outdated institutional vibe and revitalizing retirement living. The options are endless, the fit is individual, and everyone we talked to agrees it’s best to start the search early. H

11/13/2009 By Kristin Cordova

Article

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

Article

Meltdown Survival Handbook

Sure, the recession is bad: Nearly 10 percent of Washington was out of work as of earlier this summer, and more than 55,000 Seattleites lost their jobs between May 2008 and May 2009. Now it’s time to buck up, get proactive, and start living your lif

07/15/2009 By Matthew Halverson, Laura Cassidy, and Jessica Voelker

Article

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

Slideshow

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

Article

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

Article

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