Health and Fitness

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.…
Study Shows Marijuana Compromises Driver Judgment
Triple A recently published the results of a study showing a major increase in the detection of marijuana in fatal car crashes.  Could part of the reason for that be the perception that being under the influence of marijuana wasn’t a problem for driving...
Washington State Is Best For Future Nurses
National Nurses Week is underway and I feel better already!  Part of the reason for that is because according to analysis by the personal-finance website WalletHub,  nursing is expected to be the fastest growing industry over the next 8 years and the road to good health for nursing leads t…
Want To Be More Attractive? Don’t Get Waisted!
If being a college researcher isn’t the best job ever I don’t know what is.  Every day we tell you about the latest “captain obvious” study moment and somebody –probably you and me- is paying for it.  Here is the latest, jus…

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