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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.  ...
Women Work More For Less
When you hear someone say “a woman’s work is never done”, maybe it’s closer to the truth than you think.
According to the latest World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report, women around the world work an average of 39 days per year…
To a Cheesey Longer Life
The French say fromage, the Spanish say queso and you probably say cheese but some scientists are saying  “to longer life”!
A new study finds that eating certain types of cheeses can help you live longer. Published in the journal Nature Medicine, scientists found that…
Facebook Fights Actually Serve A Purpose
The political fights on social media probably won’t go away with today’s election but maybe that’s ok in some ways.  Sure it can be annoying, enraging, dispiriting and depressing but new research from the Pew Research Center says such “conve…
Washington State Top 20 For Most politically Engaged
Two days til the election and nearly four in 10 voters in states with no voter-ID requirements falsely believe  they must present identification in order to vote. That’s just one of the findings from the personal-finance website WalletHub which conducted an in-depth analysis of …
Is There Anything Healthy In That Halloween Haul?
So your kids went out to trick or treat and came back with ten pounds of chocolate.  What’s the upside, besides you sneaking your “fair” share?  Well, there’s this.  A new analysis of chocolate research says that the cocoa in…
Competition VS Encouragement: Which Motivates More?
It won’t be long as the holidays close in that weight loss challenges will be underway at for friendly neighborhood gym.  Turns out the challenge of competition is a pretty good motivator.  In fact, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found in that competition is …

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