Life

Almost Human – Kiss Tribute to play the Ave

Almost Human – a Pacific Northwest’s Kiss tribute band – comes to stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Auburn Avenue Theater, 10… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2017

Seattle International Comedy Competition returns to the Ave

The Seattle International Comedy Competition – an annual event that welcomes comedians from all walks for a month of laughter – returns to the Auburn… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Experience the holidays with Pacific Ballroom Dance’s Let Love Lead

Pacific Ballroom Dance (PBD), a local nonprofit dance studio out of Auburn, presents its annual winter concert, Let Love Lead. Performances are 7 p.m. Thursday,… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

Cookie turns 100

Auburn’s Cookie Hayes recently celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends. Born to C.B. and Molly Cook in Kent on Oct. 2, 1917, Hayes… Continue reading

  • Nov 10, 2017

What is the right amount of sleep? | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson, R.D./For the Reporter The importance of getting enough sleep is undisputed among experts. But research also suggests that too much shut-eye may… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Why some people never seem to get sick

By Timi Gustafson, R.D./For the Reporter Winter weather makes most of us apprehensive about getting a cold or the flu, and often enough those fears… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Will robots be the solution to a growing demand for assisted living? | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson R.D./For the Reporter One of the coming great challenges of senior care is facilitating assisted living, according to experts. The so-called Baby… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

With ‘healthy’ food, you don’t always get what you pay for | Gustafson

“You get what you pay for” is an old truism that many of us take for granted. At times that may be a justifiable assumption,… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Diet and lifestyle: millennials want to do better than their parents | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson, R.D./For the Reporter Millennials, those who reached adulthood at the beginning of this century, are said to be particularly discerning in their… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Price and convenience remain top priorities in most consumers’ food choices | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson R.D./For the Reporter Food is not cheap. High quality food can be prohibitively expensive. Even people who want to improve their diet… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Think yourself healthy | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson, R.D./For the Reporter Change is hard, even when the benefits are obvious and the path to bring them about is clear. When… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Growing old has its upsides, too | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson, R.D./For the Reporter Old age is no laughing matter. Inevitably, it comes with decline and decay, perhaps disability and loss. On the… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

When should you start taking care of your health? | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson R.D./For the Reporter In this day and age, we can reasonably assume that most people are familiar with diet- and lifestyle-related recommendations,… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

What commercial weight loss programs won’t tell you | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson R.D./For the Reporter Summer is around the corner. You booked your beach resort vacation and started shopping for suitable swimwear. Problem is,… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

What gives ‘health food’ a bad name? | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson, R.D./For the Reporter The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recently announced the government’s intention to ease school lunch regulations that were… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

The Healing Power of Food | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson, RD/For the Reporter “Let food be your medicine” is a well-known quotation by Hippocrates, a physician and philosopher who lived in ancient… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Auburn Symphony Orchestra presents Luxurious Oboe Sounds

Come explore works featuring the warm and melodious tones of the oboe with the Auburn Symphony Orchestra. Performances of Luxurious Oboe Sounds are set for… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Malnutrition affects not only the poor | Gustafson

By Timi Gustafson, R.D./For the Reporter When we hear of malnutrition or undernutrition, famine and food insecurities – most prevalent in the developing world and… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Walmart to host free health screening event in Puget Sound region

Puget Sound Walmart stores will be among 4,700 locations throughout the country to host Walmart Wellness Day on Saturday, Sept. 23. The free health screening… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017

Ask Dr. Ulissey | October Q/A

Several good questions came in this month, but I will table them until next month. Q. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What does it… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2017