Food safety experts from the Department of Health want people to know how to protect themselves and their loved ones from foodborne illnesses, especially when preparing foods for picnics and barbecues during warm weather.
State officials urge health care providers to watch for rare illness
The fungus that causes “Valley Fever” (coccidioidomycosis) has been detected in soil samples in Washington, much further north than its expected range, for the first time.
As people start to flock to local beaches, lakes and rivers with the warmer weather, the state Department of Health urges parents to talk to their kids about water safety.
Prestige Care and Rehabilitation of Sunnyside did not have to look far for its new director of nursing services.
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome can occur during any month, but spring and summer present more opportunities for exposure.
YAKIMA – Memorial Physicians has opened a second Healthy Now clinic.
The Washington State Department of Health said they have received reports of 15 potential pesticide drift events resulting in about 60 people getting ill in the past two months - that’s as many the agency normally sees in a year.
Warmer weather following a rainy spell could trigger an active mosquito season, which is why the Washington State Department of Agriculture is advising horse owners to make sure their horses are vaccinated to protect against West Nile virus.
A program called “Sugar, Heart and Life: A Guide to Living with Diabetes” is available for people dealing with the disease.
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is sometimes called the silent killer because there are often no symptoms.
Sports fans often snack and drink, often excessively.
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PULLMAN – A WSU food scientist and colleagues at Texas A&M University have found that compounds in peaches can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells and their ability to spread.