<![CDATA[Health & Fitness News | TheOlympian.com &]]> http://www.theolympian.com/living/health-fitness/ en-us Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:22:00 PDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:22:00 PDT Health & Fitness 60 ian.swenson@thenewstribune.com Are tattoos toxic? http://www.theolympian.com/living/health-fitness/article147437044.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:20:15 PDT http://www.theolympian.com/living/health-fitness/article147437044.html Vaccines by the Numbers: A public health achievement http://www.theolympian.com/living/health-fitness/article146376809.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:01:31 PDT http://www.theolympian.com/living/health-fitness/article146376809.html Dr. Wood: 3 things you need to know about Alzheimer’s disease http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article114283153.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 04:56:00 PST

Dr. Wood: Parents should take bullying by the horns http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article108382492.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 18:04:00 PDT

Dr. Wood: Tips on how to evaluate online health advice http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article105448711.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 16:55:49 PDT

Dr. Rachel Wood: Be smart about upkeeping your septic system http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article102383142.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 17 Sep 2016 16:58:00 PDT

Preventing the spread of Whooping Cough http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article99698337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 03 Sep 2016 15:54:00 PDT

Now is the time to get kids ready to learn http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article96818197.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 13:00:00 PDT

Dr. Rachel Wood: Breastfeeding a sustainable solution http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article91447412.html#storylink=rss Breastfeeding lowers a mother’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, breast cancer and ovarian cancer

Breastfed babies have lower risk of asthma, obesity, diabetes, childhood leukemia and SIDS

New moms can get support at a free Breastfeeding Drop-In Group from 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:30:00 PDT

Dr. Rachel Wood: Ways to stay safe while swimming this summer http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article88607597.html#storylink=rss Washington’s unintentional drowning rate is higher than the national average

15 Thurston County residents drowned between 2010 and 2014

Inexperienced swimmers, young children and boaters should wear a life vest

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Sat, 09 Jul 2016 18:26:00 PDT

Dr. Rachel Wood: 4 steps for keeping your summer picnic spread safe http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article85901222.html#storylink=rss Raw meats, melons can pose hazards

Keeping foods hot or cold enough is key

Don’t judge whether meat is done by its appearance

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:06:00 PDT

Dr. Wood: Caregivers need care too http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article65590942.html#storylink=rss More than a third of Americans provide unpaid care to another adult

Most of these caregivers are working women

Caregiving can cause stress, anxiety and depression

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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 11:25:00 PST

Dr. Wood: Keeping babies safe in the home http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article61402132.html#storylink=rss Babies should sleep on their backs, with no crib bumpers in their cribs

Don’t ever leave a child unattended around water

Avoid small, round or hard foods that can be choke hazards

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 08:37:00 PST

Dr. Wood: Tips for healthy and safe holiday eating http://www.theolympian.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article49360580.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Dec 2015 17:44:36 PST

Q&A: Food for thought, and how to outsmart yourself at the holidays http://www.theolympian.com/living/health-fitness/article46089505.html#storylink=rss Thanksgiving dinner has 4,500 calories — without breakfast, lunch, snacks

Fill up on bulk foods like you’d find on a vegetable platter

Drink sparkling water, and drink when you eat

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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 05:30:00 PST

Dr. Wood: Septic system care depends on you http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article43527516.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 07 Nov 2015 11:29:00 PST http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article43527516.html