Compassionate care at North Star Lodge

Occasionally we receive letters of appreciation from our patients and family members here at North Star Lodge.  While recovery rates have improved dramatically over the past century we are still reminded that not all survive this insidious disease.  It can be devastating for the family and staff who treat these patients.  There is no doubt, Read more about Compassionate care at North Star Lodge[…]

Memorial Hospital street closures

Memorial Hospital poised to start street closures By Mark Morey Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, Wash. — Street closures tied to the future expansion of Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital are expected to take effect by late this year, changing the traffic pattern in one of the city’s central neighborhoods. The closures are part of a 30-year development Read more about Memorial Hospital street closures[…]

If you’re a teen mom you can make it!

Dear Reader, My goal for one year is to prove my family wrong. My parents thought that since I got pregnant and had a child I wouldn’t be able to accomplish school and go to college. I hope to pass all my classes and have better attendance. I will try to do all my work Read more about If you’re a teen mom you can make it![…]

Actively Promoting Wellness

By Carli Hill RD, CSO, CD Diet and nutrition play important roles in cancer prevention and survivorship, but physical activity shouldn’t be forgotten. There is strong evidence that physical activity can reduce the risk of colon and breast cancers. Additional links have been found between physical activity and the reduction of prostate, lung, and endometrial Read more about Actively Promoting Wellness[…]