Performance-related pay possibly linked to chronic stress, higher risk of substance abuse, study finds
Researchers in Scotland suggests that employees who work for bonuses or incentives face higher levels of chronic stress due to the pressure to meet performance targets.
What is human metapneumovirus? Doctors explain HMPV symptoms
Human metapneumovirus, or HMPV, spiked this spring, sending young children and seniors to the hospital. Here's what health experts say about what you need to know and should keep an eye out for.
Sick workers linked to 40% of restaurant food poisoning outbreaks, CDC says
Norovirus and salmonella, germs that can cause severe illness, were the most common cause of 800 outbreaks.
Getting to the root of mental health concerns
Burnout, anxiety, depression and suicide just reached record levels according to new data from the National Institute of Health. For those struggling, there is hope!
Poor eating habits in college can lead to long-term health problems, study suggests
A recent study by researchers from the University of British Columbia has uncovered a concerning connection between poor diet during college years and adverse health outcomes.
Scientists propose definition for long COVID
A new government study is focusing on helping to define "Long COVID". The research is part of the National Institute of Health's billion dollar recover research initiative.
Cases of human metapneumovirus spiked this spring, CDC says – what is it?
Most have mild cases of this lesser-known virus, but some may have complications such as bronchitis and pneumonia. Here’s what to know.
Postpartum mental health
Having a baby can be a wonderful experience for families, but a lot of new moms it can bring feelings of extreme sadness. Nurse Meg joins Good Day Seattle about postpartum mental health.
Artificial intelligence model to help scientists predict whether breast cancer will spread
Oncologists in the U.K. have developed an AI model to help predict whether aggressive forms of breast cancer will spread based on changes in a patient’s lymph nodes.
MSG myths: Why this food additive gets a bad rap
For more than five decades, MSG has been cast as a food additive that can make you sick, despite repeated studies proving otherwise.
Paxlovid, Pfizer's COVID-19 pill, gets full FDA approval
U.S. health regulators have given full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill Paxlovid.
1 in 10 get long COVID after omicron, key symptoms identified, US study finds
A U.S. study suggests 1 in 10 people are getting long COVID after an omicron infection, a lower estimate than earlier in the pandemic.
Paralyzed man regains this 'simple pleasure' thanks to AI 'digital bridge'
A paralyzed man has regained the ability to walk thanks to artificial intelligence-powered implants that re-established communication between the brain and spinal cord, researchers said.
CDC: 2 dead, over 200 patients may be at risk of meningitis after surgeries in Mexico
CDC officials are working with state and local health departments to contact people with possible exposure and urging them to get tested at a medical center.
New study reveals what, exactly, in human body odor attracts mosquitoes
What draws mosquitoes to certain people over others? A recent study aimed to investigate this question and found that mosquitoes “consistently, night after night," chose the same human scent.
Former Seattle man gets 8 years for stealing $1M in pandemic benefits
A former Seattle man who stole over $1 million in jobless benefits and small business loans during the COVID-19 pandemic was sentenced on Tuesday to more than eight years in prison, Seattle U.S. Attorney Nick Brown said in a statement.
CDC investigating salmonella outbreak in 6 states linked to cookie dough
At least 18 people have become ill, including two reported hospitalizations, since late February, the CDC said. Here’s what you need to know.
CDC investigating salmonella outbreak in 6 states linked to Papa Murphy’s cookie dough
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with state and federal agencies, are investigating reports of 18 salmonella infections in at least half a dozen states that may have come from raw cookie dough sold at Papa Murphy’s.
Surgeon general warns social media can have 'profound risk of harm' for kids
Could social media for kids be regulated next, like car seats and baby formula? The U.S. surgeon general is pushing policymakers to consider change in a new report on social media and youth mental health.
More than a quarter of Canadians think homelessness, poverty are reasons for assisted suicide
Half of respondents said those with disabilities should have access to assisted suicide