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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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Drinking Wine Is Good For You! In Moderation.

Yakima Valley Wineries are celebrating a new study that finds those who drink in moderation - no more than 14 drinks a week and no more than three a day for women and four a day for men - have better overall scores than those who abstain completely

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Brian’s Blog: Worst Sunburn Ever

Summer's here and with it comes the chance of an epic sunburn. I distinctly remember the worst sunburn I ever got.

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Cancer Survivor to Coach and Inspire at Northstar Lodge

Seems like everyone I know has had a brush with breast cancer in some way or another.  My brother’s wife, Lance Tormey’s mom, the list goes on.  Information and inspiration are key to waging a successful war on breast cancer.  To that end author, Breast Cancer Survivor and Organizational Coach Sheri Kay will speak at a Learn at Lunch program on June 15 at 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM at North Star Lodge Cancer Care Center, 808 N. 39th Ave., Yakima. 

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Daves Diary: Stress Kills – Bag The Nag!

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love my wife…she is awesome…SO, that being said, she does “encourage me frequently, to lose a few and get in shape.  Her intent is pure even if her methods are sometimes…repetitive?  But there is research out of Denmark that might provide me some of the cover for which I have been searching! 

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YVCC Hosts Summer Athletic Camps

 

Yakima Valley Community College’s Athletic Department is hosting basketball, softball, and volleyball camps this summer.

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Yakima’s Med School To Expand

 

  

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences has been a terrific addition to Yakima. Now the good gets even better!  PNUHS will host a  public groundbreaking ceremony on June 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Butler-Haney Hall (BHH).  This $5 million Phase II addition to BHH will add 22,000 sq. ft. to the university’s main academic center, including two large auditorium classrooms and offices. The project is slated to be finished by fall, 2013.

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