Scrapbooking with a Twist

December 18 Scrapbooking with a Twist  2-4 pm (third Tuesday of the month) Your life is a collection of the many people, places and adventures you’ve experienced. The process of preserving memories through the written word and pictures can be very therapeutic. This is why we’ve brought many of the LifeBio topics over into the Read more about Scrapbooking with a Twist[…]

Make the Holidays About Your Relationships

Plan to get together with family, friends and co-workers. Celebrating alone is difficult, so don’t be shy about accepting invitations with others, just keep in mind you’ll need to find the right balance between “people time” and “me time”. Give yourself permission to pace your activities. http://www.empowher.com/cancer/content/coping-cancer-during-holidays

Give Yourself a Time Out

If you are expected to host the holiday meal, but don’t think you can handle the responsibility, give yourself a “time out.” Try not to put too much pressure on yourself to keep up with your traditional duties. People will understand if you ask them to bring a dish for the meal, have someone else Read more about Give Yourself a Time Out[…]

Parent to Parent’s annual Holiday Festival

This year, close to 250 children made crafts, frosted cookies, played games and enjoyed a visit with Santa and Edward the Elf at Holiday Festival!  Two parties were held in Yakima at Children’s Village, and one party was held in Toppenish at the Toppenish United Methodist Church.  Much thanks goes to groups who provided gifts Read more about Parent to Parent’s annual Holiday Festival[…]

Making Resolutions Stick: Balance and Moderation over Deprivation

By Lindsey Woodkey When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, five of the top ten involve health and fitness. “Lose weight”, “get fit”, “eat healthier food”, “quit smoking” and “manage stress” are all included. Why does it take a new year for us to commit to lead healthier lifestyles? Psychologists say it’s because we feel Read more about Making Resolutions Stick: Balance and Moderation over Deprivation[…]

More Plants on Your Plate for 2013!

More Plants on Your Plate for 2013! Lena Gill, RD, CSO, CD While you’re making your resolutions, consider a cooking resolution to help you strive for a better, healthier you in the New Year! Fill your plate with color, variety, and plant foods! The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) has created “January’s New Year, Read more about More Plants on Your Plate for 2013![…]

Cord Blood Collection in Yakima

  Cord Blood Collection in Yakima In early October the 2012 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to two scientists that contributed to understanding the function of stem cells.   The applications and regulatory controversies are unfolding in front of us and at a fast pace.  It is important not to forget that an early use Read more about Cord Blood Collection in Yakima[…]

How should I manage fatigue during the busy holiday season?

Q: How should I manage fatigue during the busy holiday season? A: First, discuss any change in your energy level with your doctor. Then, make a list of the events you usually participate in and choose the favorites you would like to continue. You may want to talk with family and friends about combining events Read more about How should I manage fatigue during the busy holiday season?[…]