HEALTH CONDITIONS

The program has operated in King County since 1995 and has expanded gradually to include facilities in South Seattle, West Seattle, Kent and Redmond.
BY CYNTHIA FLASH | October 19, 2021 at 12:00 a.m.

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Providence ElderPlace Redmond to celebrate first anniversary with celebration and open house

Providence ElderPlace Redmond offers residents on the Eastside of Lake Washington an innovative program that provides medical care and social services to seniors who wish to continue to live in the community, thus avoiding or minimizing stays in hospitals and nursing homes.

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Social Security and Veterans Affairs Partnership Means Faster Disability Decisions for Veterans

The Social Security Administration announced the launch of a new Health IT initiative with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that enables all Social Security disability case processing sites to receive medical records electronically from all VA facilities.

Losing sleep over menopause? Talking on the phone can help!

Like many women going through menopause, Deborah Diamond was struggling to get a good night’s sleep. Hot flashes woke her in the middle of the night, and she often struggled to get back to sleep. “I looked into all kinds of sleep remedies, short of taking hormones or prescription medications,” ...

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Keep diabetes in check to avoid kidney disease

Diabetes and chronic kidney disease are strongly related. Being aware of this connection can help protect your health.

Mediterranean Diet: as Prevention and Treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Recent research shows that some dietary approaches such as the Mediterranean diet help to prevent, and even treat, Alzheimer’s disease if incorporated early enough. This mostly plant-based diet is relatively easy to stick to as it is more a way of life than a traditional diet.

Simple steps that help people with diabetes keep their feet healthy

A diabetes diagnosis can be daunting, but a simple attitude adjustment can make a world of difference in how well you fare while living with the disease. By proactively taking steps to monitor key health indicators, experts agree that it’s possible to prevent some of the most severe risks of ...

Study finds peanut consumption in infancy prevents peanut allergy

Introduction of peanut products into the diets of infants at high risk of developing peanut allergy was safe and led to an 81 percent reduction in the subsequent development of the allergy, a clinical trial has found.

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Add Variety to your Food Groups

Despite the trends that focus on eliminating entire food groups or severely restrict food choices, research confirms again and again that a balance of foods and inclusion of all macronutrients will bring the best nutrition – the more varied the diet, the better.

More than just annoying: The link between snoring and heart disease

Snoring isn’t pleasant for anyone – not the partner who has to sleep beside the snorer, nor the snorer whose breathing may pause repeatedly throughout the night. But did you know that loud, excessive snoring is often a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that – if left untreated ...

Dealing with Dementia: When Thinking and Behavior Decline

Forgetfulness, confusion, or having trouble remembering a name or word can be a normal part of life.

Stamp Out Smoking: Tobacco-Free Living

Most of us know that smoking is unhealthy.

Soothing a Sore Throat What To Do When Your Throat Hurts

We’ve all had sore throats around this time of year.

Cold, Flu, or Allergy? Know the Difference for Best Treatment

You’re feeling pretty lousy.

Parkinson’s Disease: Understanding a Complicated Condition

We rely on our brains for every movement we make, whether writing, walking, talking, or even sleeping.