Health and Fitness

An Apple A Day Keeps Garlic Breath Away
Not all posts need be breaking news or political commentary.  Some might be just what you need to know after that great Italian lunch and just before that important meeting!  So let’ ask – have you ever wonder why is it so hard to get rid of garlic breath.
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Cut The Excuses To Cut Your Risk Of Liver Cancer
There is a new medical study out that has some serious news for “larger” Americans. The study from the American Cancer Society found that having a large waistline, a high body mass index (BMI) and type 2 diabetes were "associated robustly" with the risk …
7 Tips To Lose Weight by Winter
Men’s Health magazine is out with a list of what they call “NO B.S. Tips For Losing Weight”.    Hmmmm, just a guess here but I'm guessing their calendar most show Halloween candy and Thanksgiving goodies on the near horizon.  Here&Close…
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…

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