Everyone has heard that tea is good for flu season and so on, but did you know certain teas may help many more conditions? Studies have found that some teas may help with cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, encourage weight loss, lower cholesterol, and bring about mental alertness. Tea also appears to have antimicrobial qualities.
The Yakima Health District (YHD) continues to monitor COVID-19 disease activity throughout the county closely. The current situation related to COVID-19 is very different from just a few weeks ago.
PROSSER — Prosser Memorial Health has announced the opening of the new Prosser Digestive Health Center led by Dr. Mitchell L. Cohen. Dr. Cohen has over thirty years’ experience in providing gastroenterology care.
Staying active helps keep your muscles working and strong. During the winter months most people have a tendency of doing what the bears do and hibernate. Well, we aren’t bears and we need to keep moving so our muscles don’t deteriorate.
Putting your health and wellbeing on your “to do” list doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. You can boost personal wellness by consistently doing simple things.
The Yakima County Healthcare Coalition recently completed a mask survey throughout the area saying that 69% of people were masked up properly, an improvement from August but still lower than they hoped.
Globally, over 1 billion people suffer from high blood pressure or hypertension. It is one of the most common risk factors for heart disease and is largely preventable.
A healthy gut contains healthy bacteria and immune cells that ward off infectious agents like bacteria, viruses, and fungi. A healthy gut also communicates with the brain through nerves and hormones, which helps maintain general health and well-being.
Astria Toppenish Hospital will continue to offer full-spectrum maternity care along with delivering of babies when their contract runs out with the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic on Monday, Nov. 1.
When going through your wellness journey, you want to keep track of progress from all your hard work. Sometimes it gets discouraging when you see the scale at home at a standstill or even go up in weight. But I am here to tell you, DON’T OBSESS over the scale!
Yakima Neighborhood Health Services was named one of 15 Community Health Centers to receive $50,000 to fund projects believed to remove barriers and increase access to healthcare.
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