Health Section

Group Health breaks ground on new 23,000 s.f. medical facility in Burien

Group Health breaks ground on new 23,000 s.f. medical facility in Burien

Officials from Group Health broke ground last week for a new medical center in Burien, replacing the existing 1964 facility. The new 23,000 square foot facility is expected to open in the summer of 2017. “Group... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Please welcome new Advertiser Renascent CrossFit, located on SW 153rd Street

Please welcome new Advertiser Renascent CrossFit, located on SW 153rd Street

Renascent: Acquiring or showing new life, strength, or vigor. Corey and Emily Uebelacker These are some of the key values that Corey and Emily Uebelacker want to embrace in their new gym – Renascent... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Weight loss seminars to begin July 6 at Advertiser CHI Franciscan Medical

Weight loss seminars to begin July 6 at Advertiser CHI Franciscan Medical

From Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health: CHI Franciscan Health is expanding its highly successful surgical weight loss program to residents in Burien, West Seattle and surrounding communities. David Swedler,... [Read more]

Give Blood and browse the Farmers Market on Thursday, June 30

Give Blood and browse the Farmers Market on Thursday, June 30

Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive on Thursday (June 30), with the added bonus of being able to browse the Farmers Market before or afterwards. Here are the details: WHERE: Burien City Hall (Multipurpose... [Read more]

ALERT: Beaches closed to shellfish harvesting from Burien to Pierce County

ALERT: Beaches closed to shellfish harvesting from Burien to Pierce County

Puget Sound Beaches from Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood south to the Pierce County line have been closed for shellfish harvesting, the Washington State Department of Health announced Friday,... [Read more]

Relay for Life of Highline will be in downtown Burien Saturday, June 11

Relay for Life of Highline will be in downtown Burien Saturday, June 11

This year’s Relay for Life of Highline will be held throughout downtown Burien on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. In previous years, this all-day fundraiser for the American Cancer Society has... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health opens significant patient center in Burien

Advertiser CHI Franciscan Health opens significant patient center in Burien

EDITOR’S NOTE: CHI Franciscan is an Advertiser. Residents of Burien and southeastern King County have a new destination for health care at CHI Franciscan Health’s new Franciscan Medical Pavilion... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, May 23

Volunteers needed for Blood Drive at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, May 23

PLEASE HELP “TOP UP” SUPPLIES! SEE CHART BELOW FOR YOUR BLOOD TYPE! Volunteers are needed for a Blood Drive on Monday May 23, 2016 at St. Francis of Assisi, located at 15236 21st Ave SW. The event... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Three Tree Wellness Center offering rental space for wellness specialists

Advertiser Three Tree Wellness Center offering rental space for wellness specialists

Three Tree Wellness Center is a spot in the heart of downtown Burien that specializes in treatment massage, and they are looking to expand its services and has rooms available for rent for massage, nutritionists,... [Read more]

Navos hosts Annual Community Health Fair in Burien

Navos hosts Annual Community Health Fair in Burien

On Thursday (May 12), Navos’ Annual Community Health Fair took place in Burien at their Mental Health & Wellness Center, located at 1210 SW 136th Street. More than 20 non-profits and local... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn about ‘Hearing Loss and Aging’ at Advertiser Judson Park on Friday, May 13

Learn about ‘Hearing Loss and Aging’ at Advertiser Judson Park on Friday, May 13

Please join Advertiser Judson Park for a special event: Hearing loss and aging—How to stay connected Learn about: how overall health affects hearing how changes in hearing ability affects the brain the... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Community Center TODAY

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Community Center TODAY

Organizers are hoping to find a total of 35 folks to support a Blood Drive being held TODAY – Thursday, May 5 – until 5:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Please spare around 45 minutes... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn to Spring Clean without Toxins at Advertiser Three Tree Wellness Center

Learn to Spring Clean without Toxins at Advertiser Three Tree Wellness Center

We’re celebrating 5 years of Three Tree Wellness Center in Burien! The Three Tree Wellness Family would like to thank you for 5 wonderful years in the heart of Burien! We look forward to our upcoming... [Read more]

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes Bombay Grill for safety violations

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes Bombay Grill for safety violations

Public Health – Seattle & King County closed Bombay Grill, located at 11051 1st Ave South, on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. due to the following food safety violations: Inadequate facilities... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Swim lessons now available at Advertiser Highline Athletic Club

Swim lessons now available at Advertiser Highline Athletic Club

Swim lessons are now available at Advertiser Highline Athletic Club – sign up now at www.Britishswimschool.com. “Classes are filling up fast so don’t delay.” The British Swim School... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Try a class for FREE at Be Yoga Burien’s upcoming Open House Sat., April 9

Try a class for FREE at Be Yoga Burien’s upcoming Open House Sat., April 9

Be Yoga Burien will be holding an exciting Open House Event, scheduled from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m on Saturday, April 9, 2016. You’ve heard about them, and have seen their inviting storefront on 152nd... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien now home to city’s first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy – Straight Blast Gym

Burien now home to city’s first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy – Straight Blast Gym

New Advertiser Straight Blast Gym, an international MMA/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) association, is proud to announce its new location in the heart of Burien, and will be celebrating with an Open House... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Shake off the Winter Cobwebs – try something New at Three Tree Wellness

Shake off the Winter Cobwebs – try something New at Three Tree Wellness

March is filled with special events and new experiences to be had at new Advertiser Three Tree Wellness. Owners Shari and Scott are thrilled to welcome new Treatment Massage Therapist Natalie Turney,... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Blood Drive at Community Center on Thursday, March 3

City of Burien holding Blood Drive at Community Center on Thursday, March 3

The City of Burien will be holding a Blood Drive this Thursday, March 3, in the Hilltop Room of the Burien Community Center from Noon – 5 p.m. This is a walk-in blood drive, open to all humans who happen... [Read more]

‘Treasure Hunt!’ WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 17

‘Treasure Hunt!’ WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 17

Aye matey! Come join the WABI Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 9 a.m. for a treasure hunt through downtown Burien. Find the answers to questions like: Where are three places downtown I can find... [Read more]

Post-Groundhog Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Feb. 7

Post-Groundhog Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Feb. 7

The groundhog saw his shadow this year, and it looks like he’ll be seeing it again this Sunday, Feb. 7, for another ‘Walk-n-Talk.’ Come on out and walk with your shadow and other walkers. Think... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Why my latest surgery was delayed…

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Why my latest surgery was delayed…

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! So, on February... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Athletic Club holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 23

Highline Athletic Club holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 23

From Advertiser Highline Athletic Club: To celebrate the new year the HAC Group Fitness Team has hit refresh on all “Group” classes and can’t wait to share with you all that’s new! Challenging,... [Read more]