A big thank you to Ginger Tyler of the Pastime Burgers, Brews & Spirits in Selah!

Ginger stopped by `Ohana, Memorial’s Mammography Center today, to drop off a really big check, $7,136 to be exact! For the past three years the Pastime has held a fundraiser in October  (Breast Cancer Awareness Month) to support `Ohana. Ginger reports that the place was packed this year to hear five great local bands and Read more about A big thank you to Ginger Tyler of the Pastime Burgers, Brews & Spirits in Selah![…]

Children’s Village remains a unique facility 20 years on..

Since the doors at Children’s Village first opened 20 years ago, thousands of children with special needs and their families have been served in a welcoming place that unites multiple avenues of specialty care under one colorful roof. All with the goal of helping to ease the strain on families who are often overwhelmed, and Read more about Children’s Village remains a unique facility 20 years on..[…]

Flu cases already being seen in Washington

Flu activity picking up in Washington: protect yourself now OLYMPIA –State health officials are already seeing influenza cases across the state, and they expect the number to rise in the coming weeks. People are urged to get a flu shot now as the best line of defense against flu. “The flu can, and does, make people Read more about Flu cases already being seen in Washington[…]

“Save Second Base”: the importance of mammograms

NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA | YAKIMA, WA – Breast Cancer Awareness Month is drawing to a close. Reporter Veronica Padilla learned today about how Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital in Yakima is using a unique approach about the importance of a test that could save women’s lives. Read the full story at http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/36696529/save-second-base-the-importance-of-mammograms

Properly dispose of old medications in Yakima on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: Oct. 28

YAKIMA – There often is confusion about whether old or unused medications should be thrown out in the trash, put down the sink, etc. But on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Saturday, Oct. 28, anyone with expired or unused medications is invited to bring them to Memorial Cornerstone Medicine, 4003 Creekside Loop, so they can Read more about Properly dispose of old medications in Yakima on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: Oct. 28[…]

Why You’re NOT Losing Weight: How to Get the Scale Moving!

When the scale won’t budge, your pants aren’t fitting any differently, and your waist measurement hasn’t changed at all despite changing your diet and adding exercise, it’s time to take an honest look at the little things that may be hindering your progress. You would assume that weight loss is a numbers game. Burn more Read more about Why You’re NOT Losing Weight: How to Get the Scale Moving![…]

Health Tips for Men

Cardiovascular disease and cancer are the leading causes of death among men. How we take care of ourselves today contributes to our health in the long run. Obesity and diabetes are contributing factors to many other diseases. What are the keys to preventing these diseases? Take control of your health and reduce your health risk. Read more about Health Tips for Men[…]

Five Tips for lifelong breast health

There is no guaranteed way to prevent breast cancer. There are some risk factors such as family history and aging that are unavoidable. But! Good news! There are some risk factors that you can control and they will improve your overall health in the process. Ask yourself these questions: 1. Am I at a healthy Read more about Five Tips for lifelong breast health[…]

Make your appointment today!

Patients of Virginia Mason Memorial family medicine clinics* are invited to Family Medicine of Yakima at 504 N. 40th Avenue, on Saturday, November 4th, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for a flu shot clinic. Call to pre-register for faster service, 509-966-9480 and bring your insurance card! We bill Medicare, DSHS, & most insurance. *Apple Valley Read more about Make your appointment today![…]