Health and Fitness


Prestige Care earns top national rating

Prestige Care and Rehabilitation has earned a “High-Performing” rating in “Short-Stay Rehabilitation” in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Nursing Homes for 2018-19 report, released Feb. 8.

February 27, 2019 noon read more..

Family fitness game offered

The City’s Parks and Recreation Department launched a new pickleball season that began on Tuesday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the community center, 1521 S. First St.

January 30, 2019 noon read more..

Man’s infected limb saved

A trip to the emergency room in December may have saved Juan Mendoza’s life, according to Astria Sunnyside Hospital Surgeon Dr. Tracy Berg.

January 30, 2019 noon read more..

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..