Health Section

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

Please keep our Columnist Cassidy Huff in your thoughts!

South King Media Blogger (and Mt. Rainier High School student) Cassidy Huff recently had an emergency visit to Seattle Children’s Hospital, where she underwent her 41st surgery this week for an infection... [Read more]

Des Moines ‘Waterland Walkers’ holding Father’s Day walk this Sunday

Des Moines ‘Waterland Walkers’ holding Father’s Day walk this Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: More opportunities to walk with neighbors and new friends! Meet the Des Moines Waterland Walkers. Our neighbors to the south also have monthly walks, led by former Burienite... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s June ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, June 4

WABI Burien’s June ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, June 4

From our friends at WABI Burien: Wow, it’s June! Let’s start the summer months with a Walk-n-Talk. Sunday, June 4th, we’ll meet up on the grassy knoll at Burien Town Square, walk to and around... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race at Town Square Park Thursday

REMINDER: ‘Family Fun Run’ scavenger hunt race at Town Square Park Thursday

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Family Fun Run’ – a scavenger hunt-style race for runners and walkers of all ages – will be this Thursday, May 25, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Town Square Park. This... [Read more]

WABI Burien: 50 or so Walkers walk from Burien to Tukwila Tuesday morning

WABI Burien: 50 or so Walkers walk from Burien to Tukwila Tuesday morning

If you saw a large group of people walking through Burien on Tuesday morning (May 23), you most likely witnessed about 50 (or so) ‘Seattle Striders’ doing the first of three 10-Mile Walks. Our... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors needed for Blood Drive on Friday, May 26 at Five Corners

Donors are needed for a Bloodworks Northwest Blood Drive this Friday, May 26, from Noon – 6 p.m. at the Five Corners Shopping Center (near Trader Joes). Look for a bus parked near Super Supplements... [Read more]

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

Elderly Burien man ‘didn’t understand how big of a problem kidney disease is…’

By Cynthia Flash Burien resident Gerry Crouch looks back and realizes that perhaps he didn’t take the warning signs seriously enough. High blood pressure. Prostate issues. Time in the hospital. Suggestions... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE beginner Yoga & Barre classes (& more) at Be Yoga Burien this Saturday!

FREE beginner Yoga & Barre classes (& more) at Be Yoga Burien this Saturday!

Want to check out a fun and community oriented studio with a $0 commitment? This Saturday (May 20) is your chance at Be Yoga Burien’s Open House event! They’ll offer free beginner classes to... [Read more]

WABI Burien will walk at SeaTac Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, May 17

WABI Burien will walk at SeaTac Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, May 17

From our friends at WABI Burien: Come visit the lovely Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden at North SeaTac Park on Wednesday, May 17, 9 am, with the WABI Weekday Walkers.  We’ll start at the garden and... [Read more]

WABI Burien: Seattle Strides through Burien East and West May 23 & 25

WABI Burien: Seattle Strides through Burien East and West May 23 & 25

From our friends at WABI Burien: We hope you’ve saved the date to join the Seattle Sound Striders on their 3 days of walks south of Seattle, two of the days here in Burien: May 23, 24 and 25 (as we first... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at Matt Griffin YMCA Wednesday

Organizers are low on sign-ups for a Blood Drive scheduled for Wednesday, April 19 at Matt Griffin YMCA – PLEASE HELP! “Sparing 45 minutes of your time to give blood, can potentially help save... [Read more]

Matt Griffin YMCA’s annual ‘Healthy Kids Day’ will be Saturday, April 29

Matt Griffin YMCA’s annual ‘Healthy Kids Day’ will be Saturday, April 29

On Saturday, April 29, the Matt Griffin YMCA will be holding its free ‘Healthy Kids Day,’ the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. The day-long... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Ready to start a path to wellness? Many people express a desire to develop a wellness routine, but often feel daunted by the unknown. Will I be able to meditate? How can I slow down, or will I feel comfortable... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Out of time? Super pampering massage specials available at Three Tree Wellness

Out of time? Super pampering massage specials available at Three Tree Wellness

Out of time? Super pampering massage specials are available at Three Tree Wellness! Did Valentine’s Day sneak up on you? Never fear – Shari and the team at Three Tree Wellness and Massage want... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Discover all the amazing new services Skinperfect Aesthetics now offers

Discover all the amazing new services Skinperfect Aesthetics now offers

Skinperfect Aesthetics, LLC, Burien’s prestigious Skincare Clinic, which opened in February 2005, is now offering PhotoFacials, MicroBlading, Dermaplaning, Red Light Therapy, Botox and other injectables... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Ribbon Cutting for Advertiser Skinperfect Aesthetics will be Thursday, Feb. 9

Ribbon Cutting for Advertiser Skinperfect Aesthetics will be Thursday, Feb. 9

Advertiser Skinperfect Aesthetics will be holding a Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 4 p.m.: RIBBON CUTTING FOR SKINPERFECT AESTHETICS, LLC WILL BE THURSDAY, FEB. 9 Skinperfect Aesthetics, LLC ,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy offering Restorative Yoga & Art Classes

Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy offering Restorative Yoga & Art Classes

From Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Did you know that Restorative Yoga is gentle, promotes wellness and decreases pain?! Our Yoga Room is ready for class and this is one of the most Zen yoga... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Be Yoga Burien announces Gentle Chair Based Yoga for all; only $10/session!

Be Yoga Burien announces Gentle Chair Based Yoga for all; only $10/session!

A commitment to your wellness is a big part of what drives owner Nina Granatir to offer so many varieties of yoga and stimulating exercise at Be Yoga Burien, and now this commitment extends to those who... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center this Thursday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center this Thursday

Donors are urgently needed for a Blood Drive at the Burien Community Center this Thursday, Jan. 19, from Noon – 6 p.m. Last Thursday, a 50-year old female suffered a massive bleed losing 20% of her... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Art, Yoga & Meditation Classes for 2017

Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Art, Yoga & Meditation Classes for 2017

Seeking Wellness in 2017? Art, Yoga and Meditation could be your Key Ingredient! Discover the benefits of these healthy practices at AdvertiserLake Burien Physical Therapy. Along with all the traditional... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: FITT Balance seeking Certified Fitness Instructors (Aquatic + Land)

JOBS: FITT Balance seeking Certified Fitness Instructors (Aquatic + Land)

Are you a Certified Fitness Instructor interested in leading a new fitness technology? If so, apply to join our growing team. Are you a Certified Fitness Instructor interested in leading a new fitness... [Read more]

WABI ‘Weekday Walk’ will tour Burien’s secret gardens on Wednesday, Dec. 21

WABI ‘Weekday Walk’ will tour Burien’s secret gardens on Wednesday, Dec. 21

From our friends at WABI Burien: December’s WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Dec. 21 – the winter solstice — so let’s warm up by walking to Burien’s secret gardens. Meet a little before 9... [Read more]

Public Health of Seattle & King County issues warning about mumps outbreak

Public Health of Seattle & King County issues warning about mumps outbreak

Public Health of Seattle and King County issued a warning that an outbreak of mumps has developed in King County, mainly in the Auburn area, but the outbreak can easily spread to other schools and areas... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s monthly ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will go around Lake Burien this Sunday

WABI Burien’s monthly ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will go around Lake Burien this Sunday

From our friends at WABI Burien: It’s time for a walk! (Isn’t it always time for a walk?) It’s fun. It gets you out of the house. You get the chance to talk to people you normally wouldn’t chat... [Read more]