Health and Fitness

  

Not too late to vaccinate

The local Safeway, Bi-mart and Rite Aid pharmacies are all offering flu shots on a walk-in basis, making it very convenient to help reduce the spread of influenza.

December 26, 2018 noon read more..
 

New practitioner added

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Marli W. Parobek, ARNP is now serving patients at the inpatient unit at Astria Toppenish Hospital.

November 28, 2018 noon read more..


Strategy to potentially reduce breast cancer bone metastasis found

Uncovering a novel mechanism that promotes growth of breast cancer bone metastasis has revealed a potential Achilles’ heel for these cancer cells. Reported in the journal Cancer Cell, the study shows that interfering with this mechanism can reduce the risk of relapses in animal models.

November 28, 2018 noon read more..
  

Koday named dental group’s chair-elect

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Chief Dental Officer Dr. Mark Koday was named chair-elect of the American Dental Association’s Dental Quality Alliance (DQA) beginning in 2019.

November 16, 2018 noon read more..
 

Medical reason for inability to keep secrets

“Don’t tell anyone” is likely a phrase you have heard before or after someone tells you a secret. But why is it so hard to not spill the beans? One Baylor College of Medicine expert explains why this is a challenge.

October 29, 2018 noon read more..
  

Teaching your child how to be empathetic

Children often are surrounded by people who are different from themselves, especially at school, and it is important that they treat others with respect and empathy, regardless of their differences.

September 24, 2018 noon read more..


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