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Dave’s Diary: Stress Relief is Just a Few Deep Breaths Away

Stress can make cowards of us all and yet when the pressure is on, the senses are on high alert, sweat is on the brow there is something so very simple you can do to get control.  According to M.J. Ryan, author of “Adaptability”, the simple act of taking 3 deep breaths can work wonders.  Under stress, when “fight or flight” is triggered, we flood our system with stress hormones and breathing becomes extremely shallow.  Deep breathing is the quickest way to experience the body’s relaxation response.

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Dave’s Diary: Women Say “I Do” to Hubby and Booze

We all know the stereotype. It’s played out in the movies and on TV every day. Something about marriage, the wife, kids, responsibilities, or whatever, drives men to drink.  Only it’s a myth. In fact,  science says just the opposite is true…married women drink more than men! (You knew that didn’t you ladies!)

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Trying For Perfection Comes at a Heavy Price

Perfectionists put themselves on the perfect path to an early death.  It’s good to be good but nobody’s perfect – still some people just keep trying. According to sociologist and former perfectionist, Dr. Christine Carter, for the good of their health, perfectionists really need to lighten up.

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Dr. Richard Stark Talks About the Future of Healthcare on KIT’s Mike Bastinelli Show [AUDIO]

 

Cardiologist Dr. Richard Stark, who will be the speaker at the Business Owners Speakers Series sponsored by Charter Business on Nov. 1 at Yakima's 4th Street Theatre was a guest on Wednesday's Mike Bastinelli Show.

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Dave’s Diary-Sniffle & Sneeze Coming On? Pass the Carrots

 

 

Cold and Flu season is here.  Pay attention to your body and as some experts say, the minute you suspect a cold or virus  – check your diet.   While  you can’t eat your way out a cold, what you eat from here on in could help determine the severity and length of your symptoms.

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Dave’s Diary: Bad News Ladies, You Don’t Like Bad News

 

Men and women ARE different.  That’s not bad news.  But the bad news for women is that bad news takes a bigger toll on women than men.   A recent study found that most women have a much stronger response to bad news than men do. Researchers

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Doctors Say You are Thirsty Long Before You Feel Thirsty

 

The old Country & Western song about water starts like this…”All day I've faced a barren waste without the taste of water, cool water...Old Dan and I with throats burned dry and souls that cry for water cool, clear, water” . Sounds like Marty Robbins and Old Dan both run the risk of serious dehydration….and the symptoms they’re facing include being tired - no energy, dizziness, depression, stomach issues, headaches, dry skin, and joint problems.

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Dave’s Diary: Sleep…Thinking Outside of the Box…Spring

 

Years ago before I got into Radio and TV I was considering a career in psychology.  I earned a degree and am still and fascinated by the workings of the conscious and unconscious mind.  Dream interpretation and significance was of particular interest.   I’m not alone.  Researchers at Harvard Medical School say if you think dreams are just fluffy fantasies you're wrong. Dreams are full of meaning and can make you smarter and spur creativity by linking thoughts and ideas you'd never connect when you're awake, say experts.

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ROBERTSON MEETS HEATHIER USA SCHOOL CHALLENGE

Robertson Elementary School has received recognition for their efforts to support and improve the health of our children and our community.  As part of their effort, healthy items are featured on their menus, and physical education and activity emphasized

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Local Eye Clinic is Providing Free Vision Screening For Young Children

For the entire month of October, the optometrists at Central Washington Eye Clinic are providing FREE VISION SCREENINGS to children from 6 months to 5 years old.

Why?  Because by the time childre

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