The growing epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States has health experts worried about children’s well-being.
A town hall to discuss the challenges of supporting people with Alzheimer’s and those who care for them is planned for Nov. 14 at the Harman Center, 101 N. 65th Ave.
56 percent of current medical class is female
A new overview of the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine charter class shows it is comprised of a strong percentage of women, low socio-economic status and first-generation students.
A Lower Yakima Valley native and a new family physician are now a part of the staff at Swofford and Halma Clinics, 2303 Reith Way.
I hear you already. All old people aren’t cranky. I have a friend who is 96 years old and is the delight of all who know her. She is independent. She works in her garden every summer.
Students aren’t the only ones heading back to school, and according to a podiatrist at Baylor College of Medicine, teachers should be sure to include comfortable shoes on their shopping lists.
Certificate carries certain conditions to be met before final approval
It’s not quite a done deal, but the purchase of the Yakima Region Regional and Cardiac Center and Toppenish Community Hospital by Regional Health system is gaining support.
Families may receive up to $650 per child
August is the biggest baby boom month of the year, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
The congressman representing Central Washington said Friday he is disappointed the Senate didn’t vote to repeal and replace the Afford-able Care Act, dubbed “Obamacare.”
A dentist at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic has received the 2017 James R. Roche Award of Excellence.
Breastfeeding offers benefits to mom, baby
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic officials say there are many benefits for children of mothers who breast feed.
Adling, Dong graduate from Sollus residency
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic has two new doctors joining its team.
Local diabetes patients are invited to a free workshop next month.
The local American Legion post will host a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday.
The state of Washington tops the list for providing long-term care options for its residents in a report released recently by AARP.