Health & Fitness

Healthy eating: How to combat food cravings

Have you ever stared at a pile of cookie crumbs or a nearly empty potato chip bag, with a belly full of shame, and...

Sponsor spotlight: Diabetes diagnosis? Here’s how to commit to success    

A new diabetes diagnosis can feel overwhelming. It is important for patients to become committed to the new self-care regimen that diabetes requires. This...

MLT pool closed June 17-21 for maintenance; Recreation Pavilion open

The Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion pool, pool deck, spa, sauna, locker rooms and indoor playground will be closed Monday, June 17 through Friday, June...

Move 60! Summer Program set for July 1-Aug. 22

The Edmonds School District's Move 60! Summer Program provides free, fun exercise and activities throughout the summer for district students – plus a free...

Playtime: Many options for summer basketball camps

All it took was hearing that a friend’s third-grade daughter has been playing basketball in their driveway to get me woozy at the thought...

Sponsor spotlight: How platelet-rich plasma can improve sexual health

​Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections are a form of natural sexual health treatment that gathers platelets and growth factors from a sample of your...

Alzheimer’s Association names new Washington state chapter executive director

The Alzheimer’s Association has appointed Jim Wilgus as the new executive director for the Washington State Chapter, which is based in Lynnwood. Wilgus joined...

Sponsor spotlight: How to not miss critical health screenings

Preventive care is like tending a garden. As things grow and change, you need to step back, reassess and check in. Does a plant...

Parent group sheds light on dangers of vaping

The number of Edmonds School District students using e-cigarettes – a practice known as vaping – has increased dramatically in recent years. In response,...

Healthy eating: Foods that help your body heal

Food as medicine is a theme that is becoming more popular. It's similar to the adage "you are what you eat." If you eat...