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Tooth Fairy Moms Paying Major Moolah for Molars : Dave’s Diary

Thinking back to when I last lost a tooth, I believe the tooth fairy brought me a nickel…or a dime ...but chump change by today’s standards!  Delta Dental conducted a Tooth Fairy Poll and they discovered plenty under the pillow!

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Congressional Health Care Caucus Holds Forum On Insurance Coverage Options
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Allergies and America Liknked Like Watery Eyes and Runny Nose : Dave’s Diary

 

USA! Hay Fe-ver! USA! Sniff and Sneeze!  Why is it that U.S.-born children more likely to have asthma, hay fever and eczema than foreign-born kids? A new study finds children living in the United States who were born elsewhere are less likely t

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Bilingualism Benefits Brains – So Say Scientists : Dave’s Diary

So you watched the May Day protest march coverage on TV both here and around the country and you heard the chants in Spanish, you saw the signs written in Spanish and your brain started to boil a bit.  You believe, like I do, that English should be the official language of America and all who want to be Americans should be required to learn English…as respect to the country and to prepare to fully function within the country

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Choice of Color Can Predict Your Health :Dave’s Diary

Back in the day I used to use a predictive color test a parties to freak people out and to impress the ladies. (Lame, I know)  It said on the back of the book…Not to be used for Parlor Tricks …which of course is exactly what I did with it.  But here’s the thing…it was surprisingly accurate.  I believe the book was called the Luscher Color Test

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Sign Up Now for the Gap 2 Gap Relay

The 29th annual race is coming up on Saturday June 1 at Sarg Hubbard Park and the Yakima Greenway.

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Diet & Exercise:The One Two Punch Against Allergies

If you are an allergy sufferer like I am this is the last thing you want to hear. Scientists say that this allergy season is going to be a rough one.  Great…but wait.  There is other news that may point to relief.  Experts say there are some surprising ways to help your itchy eyes and foggy brain.

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They are off and Running in the Yakima Canyon This Weekend

State Route 821 through the Yakima River Canyon will be closed to vehicle traffic and open to foot traffic this weekend for the annual Yakima River Canyon Marathon. The road is expected to be closed from 7:00 a

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Dave’s Diary: We Grow the Wine Grapes and the Hangover Cure

Just in time for asparagus season in the Yakima Valley!  So perhaps you are still celebrating from the great apple season and perhaps you awake one day with a bit of a hangover…not that you would…but if you do….steam up some asparagus.

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Yakima County Ranks 35 out of 39 in Washington State Health Ranking

A recently released health ranking paints a poor picture for those living in Yakima County.

Of the 39 counties in the state, Yakima came in 35th in this year's health rankings.

The annual report, published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, takes several different factors into account

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Dave’s Diary: Colorectal Cancer-The Life Saving Conversation

How come potentially life saving conversations can be the most awkward?  Time to cowboy up and join us for an honest conversation about colorectal cancer Tuesday morning on The Morning News.  Dr. Vu Le from Yakima Gastroenterology Associates will join us at 8:15.

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