Health and Fitness

  

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..


Influenza activity picking up

State health officials are already seeing influenza cases across the state, and they expect the number to rise in the coming weeks. People are urged to get a flu shot now as the best line of defense against flu.

October 30, 2017 noon read more..


Clearing the path for further physicians

The need for more doctors is being felt all over the county and helping to clear the path for potential medical persons is the Masters of Arts Medical Sciences program being offered at Heritage University in collaboration with the Pacific Northwest University.

October 30, 2017 noon read more..
  

Helping Harvey victims

Middle School AVID classes are collecting school supplies for Humble Middle School students, which was affected by Hurricane Harvey.

September 25, 2017 noon read more..


Senior Expo planned

A consumer fair for senior citizens will take place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Fairbridge Inn, 1501 N. First Street.

September 25, 2017 noon read more..


Childhood obesity growing

The growing epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States has health experts worried about children’s well-being.

September 25, 2017 noon read more..
 

Who will be the next generation of healers?

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.

September 25, 2017 noon read more..