"The health condition your neighbor is telling you about is known as “peripheral arterial disease” (or PAD)"
BY JIM MILLER | November 29, 2022 at 5:49 p.m.


Medical Minutes

Older adults who consistently get up early and remain active throughout the day are happier and perform better on cognitive tests

The Ups and Downs of Growing Older

“I am constantly amazed by the vigor of the oldest-old persons..."


New Research on Reversing the Effects of Aging

Harvard Scientist David Sinclair has spent the last 20 years working to defy aging

Can the “Love Hormone” Protect Against Cognitive Decline?

Oxytocin could be a key to reversing cognitive decline

National Diabetes Awareness Month

Insulin was first used to treat diabetes in 1922 - that is 100 years of managing diabetes to celebrate this year!

COVID-19 News

Positive news about boosters and long-COVID


25th Anniversary of Nation’s 1st Medical Aid in Dying Law

The Death with Dignity movement advocates for the freedom of choice in end-of-life options for everyone

How to Feel Younger than Your Age

7 tips to feeling your best

UW de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging

There is a growing need for geriatric focused healthcare

Location and Lifespan

...there’s a 20-year gap between the counties with the lowest and highest life expectancies

New Medicare Program to Offer “Food as Medicine”

The idea behind the proposed program is that proper nutrition can increase life expectancy for people suffering from chronic diseases

Medical Minutes

This column explores monitoring health through sweat, how small dietary changes lead to big improvements and the benefits of avocados


Stretching for Seniors

Stretching becomes especially important as you age

Washington State Nurses Hall of Fame

Nurses inducted into the Hall of Fame have demonstrated excellence in patient care, leadership, education, public service, advocacy or clinical practice