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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...
Dogs Don’t Trust You When You’re Mad – Good Dog
A beautiful weekend is a great motivator to get out and take the dogs for a run at the dog park but if you are in a bad mood you’re dog knows about it.
Scientists at Brigham Young University recently discovered dogs trust us less when we're angry...
Drinking Does Make You Happier In The Moment
Perhaps you’ve heard the expression “well, at least he/she is a happy drunk”?  We’re not here to promote drinking but to report on those who do and those who do are happier in the short run.
Science usually focuses on how bad drinking c…
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…
The Cause of Death Is–Wait, What Day Is It?
If you are reading this on Thursday, chances are you’re gonna make it
We all gotta go sometime. Nobody gets out alive.  The only certainties are death and taxes.  We may joke about “the end” but it is out there for all of us…waiting...
Going Green For Maximum Relaxation (Not THAT Green)
Another gorgeous day in the Yakima valley.  Sunshine and the beautiful outdoors-just what the Doctor ordered for -- stress relief.  Health info out of Austria shows that spending time IN green space is significantly more relaxing than time spent even NEXT to it - on lounges, balconies and …
It Looks Bigger If You’re Afraid Of It!
Did you ever see that 1900 movie “Arachnophobia” starring Jeff Daniels and John Goodman?  It got 91% approval from the critic website Rotten Tomatoes but it’s got a ZERO percent chance of me ever seeing it!  I hate spiders as much as I love movie…
Like Mother Like Child? Not Necessarily At Night!
My daughter Kate (the Gator) has always been a restless sleeper.  She murmurs, talks and occasionally even yells in her sleep!  That makes for some restless nights for mom and dad but especially mom.  If that sounds familiar to your family you should know that some researchers say it may be best to …

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