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.

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.


Pecking Out the Benefits of Eggs

April brings opportunities for brunches with family and friends. Why not serve up a healthy dish that includes eggs! A good source of protein and several B vitamins including B12, eggs also contain choline and selenium, all of which are necessary components of a healthy diet.

5 questions you should ask your pharmacist

A visit to the pharmacy can be about more than just picking up prescriptions or supplies for the medicine cabinet. It can actually be an important, and convenient, time to ask your pharmacist key questions that could impact your health.


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.

Ignore the Pain? Innovative Pain Management Ideas

Two people fall and suffer seemingly similar injuries. Six months later, one has completely recovered but the other still has debilitating pain.

Cancer and Men

Every year, more than 300,000 men in America lose their lives to cancer. You can lower your cancer risk in several ways.


Why prostate surgery might not be the answer

Find out what recent studies tell us about the survival rate of men who have their prostates removed, as opposed to those who don’t, when cancer is detected.

Is there such a thing as "male menopause"?

According to doctors, males can experience the same symptoms that women experience during menopause. Find out what the symptoms of male menopause are.

How to give yourself a testicular self-exam

Find out how to give yourself a testicular self-exam and learn about the importance of doing so to detect the development of testicular cancer.

The associated risks and treatments for phimosis and paraphimosis

Treating phimosis and paraphimosis can be accomplished both non-surgically and with surgery, with few serious risks.

Do PSA prostate blood tests do more harm than good?

Medical professionals are at odds regarding the value of PSA testing for men. The prostate blood tests may cause more harm than good.

Too much protein could increase your risk of prostate cancer

Research is being conducted to determine if high protein levels could result in a greater risk of prostate cancer. Learn more about fascinating development.

Understanding the risks and symptoms of testicular cancer

Testicular cancer one of the most curable forms of cancer. Knowing the symptoms of testicular cancer can help you identify it early.

Prostate cancer and the question of heredity

Find out if your chances are greater at developing prostate cancer if you have a family history of it, and what your options are for early detection.