A Prescription for Nature

Forests, parks, and beaches have all shown to have a positive effect on health and well-being, especially for city dwellers. Sounds like a good reason to get outside!It doesn’t even take much to have an effect. You don't have to go deep into the forest....

Light Therapy for the Winter Blues

We don’t have to state the obvious and tell you that it’s dark in Alaska and Washington much of the winter. If the lack of sunshine has you feeling blue, you might benefit from light therapy.Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is common in northern latitudes....

Celebrate the Many Cultures of Seattle

Seattle is a colorful and dynamic place.The outdoor setting is amazing, the food and drinks top-notch and the art, music and sports scenes all add a unique vibrancy.Fueling much of Seattle’s singular spirit are the people who live here. And that mix encompasses an array...

Play Soccer for Your Heart

Next time you watch a Sounders match, you might want to take notes for your workout. Sprinting, jogging, and walking—not necessarily in that order—can make your heart healthier.The most popular sport in the world is also among the best medicine against lifestyle disease, according to...