Health and Fitness

Questions to ask

Have you been prescribed an opioid? Ask your doctor (or dentist) these questions, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare Dr. Sam Ho said.

February 26, 2018 noon read more..

Nurses win $2.9 mil

Yakima Regional Home Health, hospice nurses have claimed a major victory after a Yakima County Superior Court judge awarded damages of $2,895 million to home care nurses.

February 26, 2018 noon read more..

Get vaccinated now

Influenza illnesses are increasing and health officials at the Washington State Department of Health urge Washingtonians to get a flu shot now. Officials also want people to avoid spreading the flu and to know when it’s okay to be cared for at home and when they should get medical care.

December 26, 2017 noon read more..

Manage pain with technology

Digital apps have long existed to help people lose weight or track exercise, and now, developers are providing new high-tech ways for those living with chronic pain to track key measures of their conditions – providing a solution to one of the biggest challenges patients face.

November 27, 2017 noon read more..

Focus on how you live

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and health officials are reaching out to raise awareness.

October 30, 2017 noon read more..

Kale with poultry tested for Listeria

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a public health alert for possible Listeria contamination of poultry products produced by Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods of Portland, Ore.

October 30, 2017 noon read more..