Health and Fitness

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...
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. WebMD.com says smoking cigarettes among high school students is at an all-time low. No more Lucky Strikes rolled up in the T-shirt sleeve---wait, that was gone decades ago…
Pick Up A Sport and Put Down Some Calories
It is supposed to  be a great weekend weather wise so maybe THIS is the weekend to start that summer exercise program?  Askmen.com has a convenient top ten lest for calories burned, so pick an activity and pick up the pace!
Top-10 calorie-burning activities (askmen...
June is Safety Month – So Where Does Washington Rank?
June is National Safety Month, a time to focus on reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the roads and in our homes and communities and thousands of organizations across the country will spend the month of June working to raise awareness of what it takes to stay safe...
The Latest In Lattes Comes From The Land Of Tea
Do your weekend plans include a stop for a latte?  Look, if you’re gonna go latte you might as well go with the latest. Tell your barista to tune up a turmeric!
Turmeric is the yellow Indian spice usually found in curries and believed to have health benefits, but now the drink "haldi doodh"…
Best Beers For A Bikini Bod
You’re invited to the Memorial Day Weekend Bar-B-Q , the second most popular barbecuing holiday of the year! But with all that good food you want to watch your weight, so its plan “B” for beer!  Shape Magazine offers up a list of what they call 10 bik…
Removing The Stigma From Mental Illness
May is “Mental Health Month” and health care professionals at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) have helped more than 140,000 patients take back their overall wellness with forward-thinking philosophies to reduce stigmas and barriers related to mental health.…

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