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[…]

Spring Fling into Fitness and Wellness, Yakima — April 29

Make Health Fun! Spring Fling into Fitness and Wellness, Yakima — April 29 10am – 12pm No charge. No registration required. Bring the whole family and check in at the Rotary Pavilion at Franklin Park. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children as they work together to complete the ultimate obstacle course, with over Read more about Spring Fling into Fitness and Wellness, Yakima — April 29[…]

Tips for walking around on icy/snowy surfaces

Tips for walking around on icy/snowy surfaces Snow is one thing, but streets, sidewalks and parking lots coated in sheets of ice are another, as we experienced earlier this week! One hospital employee carries kitty litter in her car, not just for tire traction if needed, but to scatter on icy pathways for walking. That’s Read more about Tips for walking around on icy/snowy surfaces[…]

Dress up as your favorite superhero & run/walk to benefit local kids on Oct. 15

Dress up as your favorite superhero! and run/walk to benefit local kids on Oct. 15 Ace Hardware is hosting a run/walk on Saturday, Oct. 15, to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite superhero for the “Superheroes for Local Miracles!” 5K. The event, sponsored by Ace and Read more about Dress up as your favorite superhero & run/walk to benefit local kids on Oct. 15[…]

Memorial Foundation Receives $25,000 Walmart Foundation Grant

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Rebecca Teagarden, Memorial Communications, 509-577-5051 $25,000 grant from Walmart supports childhood obesity program and classes that encourage healthy living in Yakima County The Memorial Foundation has received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to support the ACT! Get Up, Get Moving! childhood obesity program and the Read more about Memorial Foundation Receives $25,000 Walmart Foundation Grant[…]

Memorial offers class to learn infant CPR, Sept. 7

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Teagarden, Memorial Communications, 509-577-5051 Memorial offers class to learn infant CPR Sept. 7, 2016 Unintentional choking and suffocation are the leading causes of all injury deaths for infants under 1 year of age. Being prepared for such an emergency can make all the difference. Yakima Valley Read more about Memorial offers class to learn infant CPR, Sept. 7[…]

Memorial offers Grief Recovery Workshop

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Rebecca Teagarden, Memorial Communications, (509) 577-5051 Memorial offers Grief Recovery Workshop 8-week program begins Tuesday, Aug. 9 Memorial is offering a grief recovery workshop for anyone dealing with a loss such as a death, divorce, loss of relationship or identity. The course is centered on personal discovery, Read more about Memorial offers Grief Recovery Workshop[…]

Common genes raise diabetes risk, study finds

July 26, 2016— Experts have long known that a person’s risk for getting type 2 diabetes is partly related to genes. But now, a large new study is shining a much brighter light on the disease’s genetic component. Type 2 diabetes is a serious health problem that affects roughly 1 in 10 people worldwide. Learning Read more about Common genes raise diabetes risk, study finds[…]

Belonging through ballet

Belonging Through Ballet Ballet is known for its artistic and graceful movements, spinning and dancing around on the stage.  But for children at Children’s Village it is that and much more. For one little girl in particular, ballet gives her a sense of inclusion and belonging. Taylor never felt a part of a team until she Read more about Belonging through ballet[…]