WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla Clinic dermatologists and Providence St. Mary Medical Center will offer free skin cancer screenings, 5-7 p.m. May 14 at the Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center, 401 W. Poplar St.
It’s inevitable: As you get older, you slow down. A 40-year-old runs more slowly than a 20-year-old. A 70-year-old can’t be expected to keep up with a 50-year-old on a bike or a hike. It’s only natural.
Whether you’re a seasoned athlete, weekend warrior or the average Joe just starting out on the road to wellness, all can benefit from going back to basics.
In a previous column we discussed vitamins. Today we will discuss another important factor in human nutrition — minerals.
WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Valley Lioness Club is collecting donations of used eye glasses and hearing aids from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Plaza Safeway store, 1600 Plaza Way. For more information, call Veva Hepler, 522-0687.
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If you watch “Downton Abbey” you might have wondered what it would be like to eat upstairs with Lord Grantham and his family or downstairs with the servants.
Growing up on a cattle ranch in Asotin and working the family farms outside of Lewiston, I have always appreciated the bounty of food available to us here in the beautiful Northwest.
WALLA WALLA — A community-supported program, “INK-OUT,” is designed to help youths in the Walla Walla Valley be free — for free — of visible gang- and drug-related tattoos.
WALLA WALLA — American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Walla Walla will be held starting at 6 p.m. on May 31 and will go overnight through June 1 at Martin Field at Borleske Stadium.
CHICAGO — There are some myths about infancy that, like some infants, will never, ever go to sleep. No matter how many times they are put down, it's just a matter of moments before, in some far forgotten corner of the Internet, they start wailing once again.
LOS ANGELES — College binge drinking may leave you with more than just embarrassing memories and excruciating hangovers.
By now, we all know that exercise helps us remain healthy and that we should all implement some kind of exercise into our lives. The question is no longer “Why exercise?” The question is “How?”
“Hypo” means low. “Glycemia” refers to the concentration of glucose in the blood. Put the two together and “hypoglycemia” simply means low blood sugar.
Stress is seemingly everywhere, a reaction to woes as disparate as war-induced trauma and the battle against rush-hour traffic. Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil say too much of it can be hazardous to our health, and we’re inundated with stress-management advice. Life coaches talk about working toward emotional fitness, as if we can perform Pilates on our psyches. But some ideas about stress and its risks are simply wrong.
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