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Heroin Deaths Surpass Gun Homicides

It’s the season when we focus on the hope for peace on earth and good will towards men. Peace and good will can take a variety of forms...

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Scientist Identifies Happiest Day of Year
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“Happier” New Year, The Older You Get

Just 3 weeks until the new year but don’t worry, you’re not getting older, you’re getting happier!  Well, actually you ARE getting older but that also means happier...

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Didn’t Sleep? Don’t Drive. You’re At 4 Times The Risk To Crash!

 

It’s bad enough there will be millions of people out on the roads during the holidays but many of them may be lacking sleep and those drivers are as compromised as if they were drinking!

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Smokers To Pay More For Cigarettes As Tobacco Tax Increases
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Just One Cigarette, Just One And The Risks It Brings

Sir Walter Raleigh what have you done? If you think smoking just one cigarette a day is harmless you should think again. A new study by the U...

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Healthy Benefits To Alcohol? Meh…

I really wish science would make up its mind! Many studies have hinted that drinking alcohol –and Yakima Valley wine, beer & cider in particular- in moderation may offer health benefits while other studies have said that the opposite is true.  ...

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Help For Alzheimer’s Care Givers

If you care for someone with memory loss there is information and support available in Yakima.

Alzheimer’s Association family caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss...

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No-Smoke Nicotine Heats Up Japans Moribund Tobacco Market
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No Clean Bill Of Health For E-Cigs

Electronic cigarettes could be as harmful to gums and teeth as regular cigarettes. You want to do right by that smoker in the family so you think a Christmas package containing an E-Cigarette might help them quit...

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Scales Don’t Lie – The Fattest States In America

 

With Thanksgiving dinner in the rearview, it’s probably time to note that November is National Diabetes Awareness Month.   According to  the personal-finance website WalletHub, Americans collectively spend up to $315.8 bi...

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Eggs: realistic approach to food ingredients. Three white
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Medical Science Laid An Egg On Past Heart-Nutrition Studies

Turkey, schmurkey. We all should be eating an egg for Thanksgiving! The Daily Mail reports that a study, led by US scientists, found that eating one egg per day can reduce risk of stroke by 12%...

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New York Senior Centers Face Closings
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Big Study Shows We Already Know What To Do For A Longer Life

Billy Joel sang that “only the good die young” but let’s be honest, good or bad, most of us want to live as long as we can! How long might that be...

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