Radiation, chemotherapy and invasive surgery are all common options for dealing with cancerous tumors.
Breastfeeding can give babies a healthy start in life.
College is a time for students to learn to be responsible for themselves, whether it’s waking up on time, studying or even deciding what to eat.
It has been six years since Washington’s Death with Dignity Act went into effect, and since that time 725 adults with a terminal illness have chosen to end their lives with a physician-prescribed lethal dose of medication.
Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine suggest people take control of their heart health, and the first step is knowing your numbers and how they can contribute to heart attacks and stroke.
When it comes to protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays, it’s best to consider your SPFs.
Parents now have a visual tool to help them keep their child’s weight gain on track.
A procedure may offer a permanent solution to an often sticky problem – sweaty palms.
Sunnyside’s Leticia Ortega, Dora Lozano and Virginia Rodriguez (L-R) are among the more than 25 local women who sought free health screenings provided by staff from Spokane’s Providence Sacred Health Medical Center Women’s Health Mammography Coach (above).
On-line sales of counterfeit drugs and drugs sold without a physician-issued prescription are highlighted in a report by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).
YAKIMA – The Memorial Family of Services Board of Trustees voted unanimously last week to move forward with an affiliation with Virginia Mason Health System, subject to completion of a definitive agreement that must then be approved by both the Memorial and Virginia Mason boards.
Parents and pet owners can help with rabies prevention
In summer months, the risk of exposure to rabies rises as bat activity increases, people and pets spend more time outdoors, and doors and windows are opened.
The National Athletic Trainers Association recently released new guidelines for treating athletes with potential spinal cord injuries on the field, a decision applauded by a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
“I came to the United States with a big dream and I achieved it,” Dr. Haider Al Mohamadway said.
Sunnyside Community Hospital & Clinics was recently selected as the only hospital in the Yakima Valley to receive a 2015 “Most Wired” award through the 17th annual HealthCare’s Most Wired Survey.