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

Coronavirus Chronicles

What to Expect When You're Expecting...a Covid Vaccine for Your Child

Your 12-year-old can get vaccinated now. Here's what you should know about kids and shots.

05/13/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle's Basically Begging You to Take Its Open Covid Vaccine Slots

Your hunt ends here.

04/27/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Greenbacked

Cannabis Gave Washington State a Major Lift in 2020

On 4/20, celebrate a growing industry (with its fair share of growing pains).

04/20/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

GREEN-EYED PFIZER

Are You Feeling Vaccine Envy?

Now that everyone 16 and up has a shot at getting the shot, the desire for doses is higher than ever.

04/15/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Explainer

Why HIIT Is a Fit-for-Wherever Workout

The pandemic has highlighted the flexibility of high-intensity interval training around the world, including in Seattle.

04/02/2021 By Erin Wong

Quote Unquote

CNA Margaret Ditto Cares for Nursing Home Residents in Sickness and in Health

"We are the frontline workers now. We always have been."

03/30/2021 By Allison Williams

WEED RECOMMEND

Seattle’s Best Cannabis Shops and Dispensaries

Plus some favorites outside the city, from Tacoma to Bellevue.

03/23/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd Photography by Lou Daprile