Health and Fitness


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Clinic grand opening set for Saturday

Ceremony will coincide with mural in a day

Yakima Valley Farm Workers will celebrate a new clinic’s grand opening this Saturday.

Clinic offers energy help

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is helping Lower Yakima Valley residents enroll in an energy assistance program.

State suspends nurse’s license

The state’s Nursing Commission suspended a nurse’s license after she was charged in the suicide death of her 23-year-old daughter.

State ends contract

The state’s Department of Social and Health Services will terminate contracts with Northwest’s Child.

Alzheimer’s groups seeks volunteers

The Alzheimer’s Association is recruiting local volunteers to assist caregiver support groups.

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Next in a family of Dr. Swoffords graduates

The seventh in a line of “Dr. Swoffords” graduated earlier this month.

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Natural ways to beat seasonal allergies

The arrival of warm weather changes the landscape completely. Animals come out of hiding and hibernation while trees and flowers bloom anew.

Saline pool serves therapy needs

There is a new therapy option in town.

Free youth suicide, mental health training offered

A series of trainings on youth suicide prevention and mental health starts tomorrow.

Health care providers cited

The state Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against two Yakima County health care providers.

Free dental clinic in May

Yakima Valley Community College dental hygiene students will be offering a free dental screening May 17.

Birthing center classes offered

A free birthing workshop provided by certified childbirth educators, will be offered 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7 at PMH Family Birthplace.

Grants aid drug concerns

A $2.8 million federal grant will help Washington state address the problems of prescription opioid and heroin abuse.

Tuberculosis cases increase

Washington’s tuberculosis cases were on the rise last year, putting state and local public health officials on heightened alert.

Clinic hires new providers

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic has two new providers.