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Amazing Community Water Parks for Summertime Fun!

 

We're still waiting for a water park to show up in Yakima. Meanwhile, folks are driving 100 miles to other communities for water fun.

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Additional Whooping Cough Vaccine To Be Delivered To Yakima

Thousands of additional doses of the whooping cough vaccine will be delivered to counties struggling with the epidemic. The Department of Health reports more than 2,000 new cases since April. Washington only saw a fraction of that all of last year

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Study Reveals There IS a Wrong Side of the Bed!

Here’s a question for you sleepy head.  Is it really possible to wake up on the “wrong side of the bed”?

It is if you believe a study sponsored by a British hotel chain called Premiere Inn

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Zapping Summertime Insect Myths

Sumertime, Summertime Sum-Sum-Summertime….Summertime in the valley is awesome! Fresh air, sunshine, the great outdoors…and the not so great summer insects. 

 Keep in mind Washington has experienced cases of West Nile Virus so we do need to take summer bugs seriously but that doesn’t mean falling for every bug myth that comes down the pike.  Here’s a four pack  and the straight scoop.

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Yakima Valley Coaches Receive Medical and CPR Training

Parents can breathe a little easier this summer, as dozens of coaches for Yakima Valley grid kids will receive training for the upcoming sports season. Yakima coaches will be certified in CPR and receive training covering concussions, basic life support, common sports injuries and heat-related emergencies

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New Hospice Facility Open House Scheduled for This Saturday

 

Area residents will be able to tour Cottage In The Meadow on South 48th Avenue this Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

 

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Dave’s Diary-Busy Morning? No Excuse! Exercise in the Evening

 

You’ve reached the tipping point….you’ve made the decision….It’s time to work out.  Improved health, energy and mood are just one more decision away.  The question to be answered is – When?  When should you do your workouts? You’ve probably heard that morning is the best time to exercise and those who do are more likely to stick to their routine . 

 But what about those of us who work the early shift?  Our mornings are spent on the job…so what about evening exercise?  Good News. The experts at Livestrong.com say that there are some real benefits to an evening exercise routine.

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Affordable Care Act Upheld in Supreme Court

Today the US Supreme Court upheld the 2010 Affordable Care Act. In a close decision, with multiple opinions, the Court ruled that the federal requirement to purchase health insurance-specifically a plan dictated by government regulators - does not violate the Constitution.

The states argued that the Constitution’s Commerce Clause allows Congress to regulate commerce among the states b

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Brian’s Blog: Sunglasses Day-Time to Celebrate Your Favorite Shades! [VIDEO]

No doubt about it. Yakima is sunglasses country ! Whether fashionable or functional, our abundant sunshine calls for eye protection.

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Green As Grass-Good As Gold –Healthy Asparagus

Asparagus is a valley specialty and a national favorite.  The asparagus is a member of the lily family. It grows easily in the home garden right in the flower bed - it is a perennial and can yield a harvest for decades

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