Health and Fitness

Yakima Valley Hops And Your Liver – Get Acquainted
Nobody does hops like the Yakima Valley!  We grow the most and the best and it’s a big dollar business!  New research shows that in addition to the economic impacts, Yakima Valley Hops may have a positive medical impact too!
CBS News reports on a German study that found the hops in your beer is doing…
Getting Along At Work Helps Your Health
You watch what you eat, you work out, you don’t have any vices but there is still one more thing you can do to be healthy.  Here it is – Get Along.  Yup, get along with your co-workers for better health.
A new review of research out of Australia found that people who s…
Can’t See Yourself As Nearsighted? Get More Sun!
Looking for another argument to present to your kids or grandkids to get them off their electronic devices?  Maybe this will work—but probably not!  New research says that by the year 2050, half the world's population will be nearsighted...
How Long Is Your Telomere?
If you could find out just how long you will live, would you?  Would you think childhood stress could impact your longevity?
We aren’t there yet but there are good indicators hanging out on the end of your chromosomes called telomeres...
Your Doc’s Politics Could Affect Your Care
Trump? Clinton?  Had enough?  Politics seems to poison most everything it touches and now a new study by Yale University researchers who surveyed primary care doctors in 29 states on how they would deal with different types of patient health concerns shows your doctors' political beli…
Time To Add Recreation To High School’s 3 R’s
The Yakima Valley offers four seasons, fresh air, year round sunshine and acres and acres of hiking, climbing, biking running, golfing, fishing, hunting, AAU sports and more.  With all that recreational opportunity there should be no reason Yakima area kids don’t exceed the nati…
No Rest For The Weary Bicep
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f you've worked hard to get in shape don’t undo all that hard work with too long of a break. A new study finally reveals why it’s so hard to get it back-- muscle memory is gone after as little as two months without exercise.
Study authors found after participants…
Youth Soccer Growing In Popularity and Injury
Today the Yakima City Council is holding a study session on the new SOZO soccer complex.  It’s already awesome but it is going to be that and so much more when its fully developed and the road work is complete.
One thing to keep in mind amidst all the fun, competition and economi…
You Feel It In Your Bones? Yes You Do!
With this current run of fabulous weather this post may be a bit premature but inclement fall and winter weather is coming and chances are your bones will tell you before we do!
Evidence is emerging that bad weather really can be felt in your bones...

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