YAKIMA – Children who have difficulties with understanding speech with background noise, who are struggling in school or have difficulty hearing on the phone could have something called (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder (C)APD.
Children who eat a nutritious breakfast in the morning have an easier time focusing on their schoolwork since they are not distracted by hunger, according to Dr. Teresia O’Connor, pediatrician at Texas Children’s Hospital.
Most hospitals in the state of Washington are designated as level IV trauma centers, meaning patients needing critical care must be transferred to a higher level care facility.
While children are usually given eye screenings in school, these exams do not compare to a professional medical eye exam, said a Baylor College of Medicine ophthalmologist.
YAKIMA – Life Choices Executive Director Joddi-Jay Babcock has announced her agency is offering free testing for sexually transmitted diseases the first Mondays of each month.
Everyone wants to age gracefully but they may not know that certain foods cause “sugar sag,” which results in wrinkles and loose skin.
In August 2014 the Nursing Commission charged licensed practical nurse Lane M. Willis with unprofessional conduct.
Washington Healthplan-finder, the online health insurance marketplace created under the Affordable Care Act in Washington state, launched its second open enrollment period for Qualified Health Plans this past Saturday.
Starting Saturday, Nov. 15, Washington Healthplanfinder customers who signed up for a Qualified Health Plan last year will be eligible to renew their health coverage for 2015 plans.
PROSSER – Sunnyside Community Hospital plans to open a new medical plaza in Prosser this winter.
YAKIMA – Are you or is someone you know caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia?
Carol Carrillo and her local non-profit group Life Saver’s are busy again this month raising funds to help local cancer patients travel back and forth to their much-needed chemotherapy treatments.
Lots of children experience anxiety over tests, but they – and their parents – can deal with it through the right attitude and taking care of their physical health, said a Baylor College of Medicine psychiatry professor.
A well-known face at the Grandview Senior Center is the latest recipient of a prestigious statewide honor.
Three people take their own lives in Washington each day on average, and suicide remains among the top causes of death in this state.