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Scott Suchman/For the Washington Post
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Pass The Pasta, Science Says It’s Good For You

Did you pass on the pasta salad at the 4th of July Bar-b-que out of concern for the “fattening nature” of pasta?  Looks like you might have missed out on the deliciousness for no good reason...

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American Heart Association Recommends Eating Seafood Twice A Week
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Omega Three Will Lower Your Risk Of A Heart Attack

Diet and exercise, exercise & diet, the message about a healthy heart always includes a path through diet & exercise.  Let’s put exercise aside for now and focus on diet.

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Mt. Rushmore Closed Due To Government Shutdown
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Mother Nature Has The Cure For What Ails You

What’s your prescription doc?  The Pacific Northwest!  What?  Take two and call me in the morning.  Two what?  How about a couple of hikes—fresh air, sunshine, green grass & tress! Sp...

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NZ Federal Budget Expected To Reveal Surplus And New Spending
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Drug Companies – Peddling Influence?

I know several smart attractive pharmaceutical reps who spend their days trying to get meetings with doctors so they can sell them on their companies latest drugs...

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Hot Fun In The Summertime–For Most Of Us

Are you happier in the summer than at other times of the year?  Does it seem other people are?  Well, chances are you all are!

It's not just your imagination-- people are happier according to Philip Gehrman, associate director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at the University of Pennsylvania...

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Cerritos Wildfire Consumes Over  5,000 Acres
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Time To Take A Second Look At A Second Shift For Two Good Night’s Sleep In One

For our entire lives we’ve been told that to be at our best we need to get our 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep.  Then we were told it was the hours of sleep before midnight that were most important followed by the admonition to take advantage of afternoon naps...

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New Study Links Coffee Consumption To Reduction In Liver Disease
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Caffeine Can Only Power Lift You So Far Before The Crash

The Pacific Northwest is grounds zero for coffee lovers.  “Grounds” zero…see what I did there….”grounds”…. get it?   Ok, that’s what happens when you are running on caffeine fumes and haven’t had enough sleep – the jokes get worse than usual...

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"Broken Heroes" Exhibition
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To Sleep More-Get Out of Bed?

My wife Sara is dealing with some insomnia lately and it is frustrating and exhausting and she’s heard from many others who have experienced the same - so I’m on alert for any news and information that might make a difference for her and perhaps you...

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Just saying no. One of a worrying number of teenag
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The Health And Habits Of Our Kids- What’s Improving, What’s Not

 

Who says high school kids never listen? A new U.S. government report finds kids are getting some health messages loud and clear. Web...

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Townsquare Media / John Taylor
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Cancer Survivors Take the First Lap as Yakima’s Relay for Life Hits Its Stride [VIDEO, PHOTOS]

With hundreds cheering and applauding, Yakima's Relay for Life celebration got underway Saturday at Franklin Park with local cancer survivors taking the first lap...

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