family health http://kplu.org en Report: More illness, shorter lifespans in Duwamish River valley http://kplu.org/post/report-more-illness-shorter-lifespans-duwamish-river-valley <p>A <a href="http://duwamishcleanup.org/programs/duwamish-community-health-initiative/the-duwamish-river-cumulative-health-impacts-analysis/">new report</a> shows residents of Seattle’s Duwamish River valley are exposed to more pollution, have greater vulnerability to pollution-caused illnesses and live shorter lives than residents in other areas of Seattle and King County.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 00:42:03 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 8183 at http://kplu.org Report: More illness, shorter lifespans in Duwamish River valley How to talk health during T-Day http://kplu.org/post/how-talk-health-during-t-day <p>If you’re looking for a conversation starter this Thanksgiving, the country’s top public health doctor has a suggestion – find out about your family’s health history.</p><p>Talking about diseases might not be your family's ideal topic for a holiday – but <a href="http://www.surgeongeneral.gov">US Surgeon General Regina Benjamin</a> says one approach is to start very general.</p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 01:29:02 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 7187 at http://kplu.org