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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Get ready for flu season

Sneezing woman

No one invited it, but it’s back: Flu season. 

Influenza, usually called flu, is highly contagious. Most people recover with rest and basic care – healthy food, plenty of fluids. However, the flu can be serious. Infants, older ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Most current smokers want to quit

You can quit

The health benefits of quitting tobacco are no secret.

At 20 minutes cigarette-free, your heart rate and blood pressure go down. By the time 12 hours is up, carbon monoxide levels in your blood decrease. Weeks later, your circulation and lung function have...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Window Wisdom: Keep Kids Safe from Falls

Young boy standing near an open window

Window screens are great for keeping bugs out of your house.

They aren’t strong enough to keep children in.

Every summer, when the weather warms enough to leave windows open, toddlers are injured in falls that could be prevented. A young child pus...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Second Case of Vaping-Associated Lung Injury Reported

Person using vapor device

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – A second Snohomish County resident has been hospitalized due to vaping-associated lung injury. 

A woman in her forties was hospitalized last week. She reported vaping both flavored nicotine and THC products. The products ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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