Health and Fitness

Inspiration From Kids Can Help Parents Change Their Ways
When I was a kid  the prevailing wisdom was that children should be seen but not heard. (look how THAT worked out Ha!)  But in truth, the last thing we thought we could do was give advice or encouragement to our parents.  That’s no longer the case and in fact some say …
Middle Aged Workers Stand Down – You’re Hurting Your Brain!
There is about a 95 percent chance that if you listen to KIT you are at least 40 years old.  When you are 40 you are at the peak of your intellectual powers, which is why -- obviously -- you listen to the show!  But get this: Science has found that the 40-plus brain works best when it work…
Japanese Diet For Longer Life
Fred Meyer in Yakima makes great sandwiches, killer fried chicken and they even have a sushi bar.  I’m no expert on raw fish-I prefer mine thoroughly cooked but regular consumption of sushi (not fried chicken) could help you live longer!
A new study reveals that a Japanese diet o…
Like Mother Like Child? Not Necessarily At Night!
My daughter Kate (the Gator) has always been a restless sleeper.  She murmurs, talks and occasionally even yells in her sleep!  That makes for some restless nights for mom and dad but especially mom.  If that sounds familiar to your family you should know that some researchers say it may be best to …
4 Cases of Swine Flu Confirmed at Western State Hospital
LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — State health officials say 3 patients and a Western State Hospital staff member have confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus commonly known as swine flu.
Department of Social and Health Services spokeswoman Kathy Spears told The Associated Press four people have the virus, not …
The Nose Knows When It Comes To Booze
“Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.”
― Frank Sinatra
The problem is, too many take Frank at his word!
We all know that even a few drinks can affect your motor skills and your behavior.
The Washington State legislature has been wo…
Is Your Salmon Steak On Prozac?
Here in the Northwest we love our Salmon.  This weekend in fact!  BUT, according to a report in the Seattle times, salmon caught in the area might contain cocaine, antidepressants, antibiotics and nicotine and at some of the highest levels reported in the country...
To Your Health – A True Toast For The Future Of Beer
The uniform of the day for March 17th is GREEN and that includes the beer.  A LOT of beer is going down today across this country on this St. Patrick’s Day.  But while the geen beer is ceremonial and celebratory, it may not be too long  before we have a beer that will …
Former Swimsuit Model Says Thinner Is Better
Easy for YOU to say, you’re Cheryl Tiegs!! The former swimsuit supermodel is 68 and looking more like your mom’s mom than your dream girl but she still has something to say about the beauties that grace the cover of Sports Illustrated. Wha...

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