by Erica C. Barnett
When the Olympia-based Freedom Foundation—a conservative group that has spent the bulk of its energy over the past decade fighting against health care workers’ right to organize—filed a lawsuit to stop a Low Income Housing Institute-run “tiny house village” for homeless people from opening in South Lake Union, it raised some eyebrows.
Continue reading Why Is a Statewide Anti-Union Group Suing to Stop Tiny House Villages in Seattle?
by Jake Uitti
Restaurant life is hard. In such a hectic atmosphere, tempers can flare and palliatives can seem necessary. Chefs working over equally hot burners to create any number of dishes in a given night can feel the pressure to succeed moment to moment. But often this same surge for success can require an equally fervent release. And it’s this culinary roller coaster that can be increasingly addictive and potentially dangerous, says longtime Seattle chef Karen Nelson.
Continue reading Mental Health in the Food Industry
by Emily McKelvey
You may not have time to prepare a nutritious meal when travelling for the holidays, but here are a few tips from the Rainier Health and Fitness team to keep you from totally caving to fast foods: Continue reading How to Eat Healthy During the Holidays
by Kamna Shastri
A group of six high school and middle school students are crowding around the respiratory therapist’s table, laid out with tubes and contraptions as he tells them about preventative medicine and the Affordable Care Act’s commitment to preventative care. Continue reading Doctor for a Day Inspires Students of Color to Pursue Healthcare Careers
by Lauren Mansur
Your waistband may disagree with calling the season of feasting “the most wonderful time of the year.” However, it’s possible to both enjoy the holidays and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We’ve got you covered with these eight tips to stay fit and emerge on the other side of the season looking and feeling great! Continue reading 8 Ways to Stay Fit During the Holidays
by Shawn Davis
There is a beautiful song by Kirk Franklin called “My Life is in Your Hands” that speaks of our lives being in God’s hands and, while I know this is true, sometimes our lives are in our doctor’s hands. Continue reading The Goodness of Good Doctors