Health Section

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Sept. 8

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Highline Medical Center on Sept. 8

Volunteer humans are needed for a Blood Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Highline Medical Center’s Somers Auditorium. Hours will be from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The blood center has been faced with the usual... [Read more]

Sponsored Post New ownership making changes at Advertiser Highline Athletic Club

New ownership making changes at Advertiser Highline Athletic Club

Big changes have been happening at Advertiser Highline Athletic Club – new Owner Glenn Dahmer has assumed control, there’s a new General Manager, and improvements are being made. Tom Carter, HAC’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Highline Athletic Club holding Member Appreciation Party today

Advertiser Highline Athletic Club holding Member Appreciation Party today

Longtime Advertiser Highline Athletic Club will be holding a Summer “Group” Fitness Launch and Member Appreciation Party TODAY – Thursday, July 30 – from 4-7:30 p.m. HAC’s class schedule... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ holding Grand Opening today at 4 p.m.

‘Hot Feet Fitness’ holding Grand Opening today at 4 p.m.

Advertiser Hot Feet Fitness will be holding their Grand Opening TODAY – Thursday, July 30 – starting at 4 p.m. at their location on the corner of SW 152nd Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW. Here’s more... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien…not just for Bikram anymore!

Welcome back Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien…not just for Bikram anymore!

We’d like to welcome back returning Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien – which is not just for Bikram anymore! Located in the heart of Burien, Bikram Yoga Burien is dedicated to offering Yoga and fitness... [Read more]

Two Burien restaurants closed for operating without valid food permits

Two Burien restaurants closed for operating without valid food permits

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on Monday (July 20) that they have closed the following two Burien restaurants: Mejora Tu Vida – Burien, 7/20/15 13607 Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, July 20

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, July 20

A Blood Drive will be held Monday, July 20 at St. Francis of Assisi, located at 15236 21st Avenue SW in Burien. THIS IS A WALK-IN BLOOD DRIVE. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY. Hours: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed... [Read more]

Burien business closed for second time by Public Health – Seattle & King County

Burien business closed for second time by Public Health – Seattle & King County

Club Vida Saludable, a “personal coaching” business located at 12009 Des Moines Memorial Drive in Burien (map below), was closed for a second time on July 16, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. by Public... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: New ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ opens at SW 152nd & Ambaum Blvd. SW

B-TOWN BIZ: New ‘Hot Feet Fitness’ opens at SW 152nd & Ambaum Blvd. SW

The brand new Hot Feet Fitness – located at 816 SW 152nd Street (where the old Start Fresh Market/Goodie Gumdrops was located) – has ‘soft opened,’ and is offering free classes through... [Read more]

CHI awards $1.2 million grant to Highline Health Connections program

CHI awards $1.2 million grant to Highline Health Connections program

Catholic Health Initiatives’ (CHI) Mission and Ministry Fund announced a $1.2 million grant to Highline Medical Center’s Highline Health Connections program, which serves the community’s most medically... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist wanted for clinic in Burien

JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist wanted for clinic in Burien

JOB: Awesome Front Desk Receptionist Wanted for a Mental Health/Medical Clinic in Burien: FRONT DESK/RECEPTIONIST WANTED FOR MENTAL HEALTH/MEDICAL CLINIC Compensation: $12 – $15 per hour DOE We are... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Need physical therapy? Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates can help!

Need physical therapy? Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates can help!

“Do you need physical therapy? See the therapists at Life in Balance Physical Therapy & Pilates.” You are the most important member of your healthcare team and are entitled to choose your fellow... [Read more]

‘Walk-n-Talk’ in Chelsea Park Sunday

‘Walk-n-Talk’ in Chelsea Park Sunday

It’s walking time again. Let’s head north from Burien Town Square to check out the transition from Spring to Summer in Chelsea Park. The last time we visited the neighborhood, we found these scenic... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Senior Living’s ‘Senior Health & Fitness Day’ is Wednesday

Normandy Park Senior Living’s ‘Senior Health & Fitness Day’ is Wednesday

Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living will be holding a FREE National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 27, from 2 – 4 p.m. Here’s the schedule: 2 – 4 p.m.: Optimal Health... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Bikram Yoga Burien announces FREE Yoga Open House event Saturday, June 6

Bikram Yoga Burien announces FREE Yoga Open House event Saturday, June 6

Welcome returning Advertiser Bikram Yoga Burien, who invites all our readers to come discover what’s new in the studio. From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday June 6, guests can participate in classes... [Read more]

CHI Franciscan Health breaks ground for new $27 million medical pavilion

CHI Franciscan Health breaks ground for new $27 million medical pavilion

Ground was broken recently at 16705 1st Ave South, for a brand new, 48,000 square foot, $27 million facility for CHI Franciscan Health, which will include an urgent care clinic, a primary care clinic,... [Read more]

Waterfall Walk-n-Talk for May will be this Sunday!

Waterfall Walk-n-Talk for May will be this Sunday!

There’s a special meetup spot and new walking route for WABI Burien’s May 2015 Walk-n-Talk! Come join in this Sunday, May 3. Walkers will meet at the Recology Store Highline for a tour and... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thursday, May 7, runs through Oct. 29

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thursday, May 7, runs through Oct. 29

Discover Burien will put on its weekly Farmers Market starting Thursday, May 7, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m and every Thursday through Oct. 29 at Burien Town Square Park at 5th Place SW & SW 152nd Street. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Wellness Fiesta’  is Saturday at Community Center

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Wellness Fiesta’ is Saturday at Community Center

REMINDER: The Burien Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to attend its FREE Wellness Fiesta this Saturday, April 18 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. This free, family... [Read more]

‘Weekday Walk’ through Normandy Park’s Walker Preserve on Wed., April 15

‘Weekday Walk’ through Normandy Park’s Walker Preserve on Wed., April 15

Join the WABI Weekday Walkers for a beautiful spring walk on Wednesday, April 15 starting at 9 a.m. at Walker Preserve, a little known park in Normandy Park. The walk is about three miles, with some muddy... [Read more]

Two diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) at Mt. Rainier High School

Two diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB) at Mt. Rainier High School

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Two cases of active tuberculosis (TB) at Mt. Rainier High School in Des Moines are being investigated, Public Health – Seattle and King County reported on Saturday,... [Read more]

‘Wellness Fiesta’ will be at Burien Community Center on Saturday, April 18

‘Wellness Fiesta’ will be at Burien Community Center on Saturday, April 18

The Burien Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to attend its upcoming ‘Wellness Fiesta’ on Saturday, April 18 from 1 – 4 p.m., at the Burien Community Center. This free,... [Read more]

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien joins ‘Let’s Move!’ campaign, will install new exercise attraction this Spring

Burien has officially become a “Let’s Move City” by committing to the obesity prevention initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, the city announced on Wednesday, March 25. The City Council... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Shamrock Kids Day Celebration at Three Tree Wellness Center this Saturday

Shamrock Kids Day Celebration at Three Tree Wellness Center this Saturday

A ‘Shamrock Kids Day Celebration’ will be held at Three Tree Wellness Center this Saturday, March 14, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Fun Shamrock Crafts for Kids Fun Kids Yoga Free Children’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Lucky Shot’ basketball tournament will be Saturday, March 14 at Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Lucky Shot’ basketball tournament will be Saturday, March 14 at Matt Griffin YMCA

Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding its 3rd Annual Lucky Shot Tournament on March 14, starting at 10 a.m. This is a 3-on-3 tournament for ballers 16 years and older. Cost is $50 per 3-person... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living will be hosting King County Medic One/Emergency Medical Services on Monday, March 2, starting at 2 p.m.: Staying Independent and Healthy – Preventing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Senior Living welcomes Dr. James Buttitta as Medical Director

Normandy Park Senior Living welcomes Dr. James Buttitta as Medical Director

Normandy Park Senior Living and Memory Village announced that Dr. James Buttitta will be its new Medical Director of Memory Village. Dr. Buttitta graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical... [Read more]

Several students at Southern Heights Elementary School may have norovirus

Several students at Southern Heights Elementary School may have norovirus

Up to 50 students at Southern Heights Elementary School (located at 11249 14th Ave S.) may have been infected with norovirus, a flu-like illness most frequently associated with cruise ships and enclosed,... [Read more]