November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and health officials are reaching out to raise awareness.
When you check into the hospital, are you aware of whether the doctors wash their hands?
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.
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.
New programs help students change majors to medicine
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.
Although suicide is a difficult topic to discuss, it is an important one because prevention methods need improvement. Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. John Oldham said.
As most women who have suffered urinary health issues know, such conditions can be irritating and uncomfortable.
Middle School AVID classes are collecting school supplies for Humble Middle School students, which was affected by Hurricane Harvey.
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.
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.