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Mothers’ diet before pregnancy may affect children’s lifelong risk of cancer

A mother’s diet around the time of conception can change the lifelong functioning of certain genes in her child.

Free men’s health seminar next Tuesday

Sunnyside Community Hospital & Clinics will be observing Men’s Health Awareness Month, offering a free seminar regarding men’s health topics on Tuesday of next week, June 30.

Health camp to be offered at Sierra Vista Middle School

Sunnyside middle school students are invited to attend a day camp this summer to learn more about health and fitness.

Health camp to be offered at Sunnyside’s Sierra Vista Middle School

Sunnyside middle school students are invited to attend a day camp this summer to learn more about health and fitness.

Farm Workers Clinic on cutting edge of addressing mental health symptoms

“Mental Health Month” comes to a close this coming Sunday, on May 31. This year’s theme was “Addressing mental health before Stage 4.”

Whooping cough study shows vaccine protection fades over time

A new study shows that whooping cough vaccinations wear off over time, but they’re still the best protection against the dangerous disease - according to state officials.

Golf, motorcycle fundraiser Saturday

SELAH - Not-for-profit Reckin’ Crue Inc. will host the annual Mayhem and Miracles Revving at the Ridge Motorcycle Poker Run and Show-n-Shine

Allergic reactions to hair dye can happen

No matter how long you’ve been using a hair dye product an allergic reaction can develop at any time.

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Iridologist returning to Sunnyside this fall

A certified iridologist – an alternative health practitioner who studies the irises in the eyes in relationship to a person’s overall physical condition – returns to Sunnyside this September.

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Granger man helped lead the way for development of clinic pharmacies

When Guillermo Castaneda of Granger first became the manager of the Farm Workers Family Health Center in Toppenish, there was no such thing as an in-house pharmacy.

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Local doctor specializes in urinary tract treatments

Here is a bit of unsettling news - everyone is guaranteed to experience the embarrassment of urinary incontinence sometime in their life.

Thousands get health plans through Washington’s website

Washington Healthplanfinder officials announced this week that 170,101 Washingtonians have signed up for a qualified health plan or renewed their health coverage through wahealthplanfinder.org.

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New dentist brings experience to Sunnyside office

Dr. Sara Thomas won’t be in Sunnyside every day, but she hopes to meet plenty of people in town while working at Rodriguez Dental Center every Friday.