Staff from Lincoln Family Medicine and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Center for Community Health Promotion were on-hand this past Saturday to help Sunnyside residents learn more about the services available in the community.
HOUSTON – Not storing make-up properly and using out-of-date cosmetics can result in infection, say dermatology experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
YAKIMA – Does your physician know what medical treatment you want - and don’t want - in the event that you’re in an accident or diagnosed with a terminal illness?
YAKIMA – Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is offering a grief recovery workshop for anyone dealing with a loss such as a death, divorce, loss of relationship or identity.
Washington had a slight decline in tuberculosis (TB) cases in 2014 but state and local public health officials are still on high alert when it comes to this disease.
If spring or summer cleaning uncovers signs that mice or other rodents have been in the area, people need to take precautions to avoid catching a rodent-carried disease like hantavirus.
Finding and eliminating the toxic chemicals known as polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, contained in some fluorescent light ballasts in schools is the priority recommendation of a plan released by the Washington departments of Health and Ecology.
Marijuana, e-cigarettes a concern
While more Washington teens consider alcohol use risky, fewer teens consider marijuana use to be risky according to recent results from the state Healthy Youth Survey.
For the past 30 years Mary Arthur has given her time and care to the well-being of patients at Prestige Care & Rehabilitation in Sunnyside, formerly known as Hillcrest Manor.
A hot steamy bath might feel good during the winter months but it could leave your skin hanging out to dry.
Sometimes it’s not easy to get to the doctor’s office, but smartphones and tablets are making access to medical attention easier through “virtual MDs.”
Men with erectile dysfunction may also have an increased risk for developing heart disease, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
While 77 percent of Americans 65 or over own a cellphone, only 18 percent own a smartphone, according to Pew Research.
Sunnyside Community Hospital & Clinics has expanded its services to now offer pediatric echocardiography, available to all residents in the Lower Yakima Valley.
February was American Heart Month and Sunnyside Community Hospital & Clinics attempted to do their part to help patients and community members live a heart-healthy life.