Health & Fitness

Healthy Eating: Celebrate bounty of garden with a hearty couscous salad

This has been a cool summer in my garden -- especially temperature-wise. Usually we get enough heat that by mid-July my supply of greens...

Elected officials join Swedish Edmonds workers on informational picket line

An estimated 60 health care workers from Swedish-Edmonds took to the streets on Thursday to publicly air their claims, chief among them that providing...

Sponsored: 5 Ways to Get Your Sober Fun in Seattle

I got sober in Seattle. Best thing I ever did (please don’t let my wife see this, as she thinks the “best thing I...

Fitness Corner: How to get motivated

Motivation can be elusive even for the most disciplined and driven of us. It ebbs and flows through different phases of our lives ....

Sponsor spotlight: Ombu now offers Pintura highlights for curly hair

So you have curly hair and you want to change up your color. In the past you’ve tried box colors and foil highlights only...

Swedish Edmonds nurse to speak at Seattle health care town hall

Edmonds resident and award-winning Swedish Edmonds nurse Stefan Torres will be a panelist at the Future of Nursing 2030 Seattle Town Hall, set for...

Healthy Eating: Carrot top pesto packs a nutritional punch

It's been "officially" summer for about one month. The summer market has been brimming with local produce for weeks, and my backyard garden has...

Scene in Lynnwood: Meet Me at the Park encourages community health, fitness

Families and community members gathered Tuesday evening in South Lynnwood Park for music, fun and games at the Meet Me at the Park event,...

Live near a Lynnwood park? Become a Park Champion

The City of Lynnwood was selected to receive a $40,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park Association to support Lynnwood’s planning and policy...

Get outside and move at free South County Walks through Sept. 30

Are you looking for a way to get more active this summer and meet new people? Join the Verdant Health Commission for free community...