Health & Fitness

Upper-body strength the easy way

Jul 9th, 2019 | By
Upper-body strength the easy way

Upper-body exercises are important because they can help with all aspects of life, including balance, stress reduction, ease of everyday activities, and maintaining independence as you age. Upper-body exercises can be easy, no matter your age. Here are some exercises that are easy to incorporate into your daily routine because they don’t require any equipment.
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Best response to strokes: Know the warning signs and dial 9-1-1

Jun 24th, 2019 | By

Stroke can happen to anyone, at any age and at any time. On average, someone in the United States suffers a stroke every 40 seconds, someone dies of a stroke every four minutes, and nearly 800,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year. A stroke occurs when not enough oxygen-rich blood is reaching
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Did you know?

Jun 10th, 2019 | By

Washington ranks 14th among states in the 2019 America’s Health Rankings Senior Report by the United Health Foundation, moving up two spots from its place in the 2018 rankings. Contributing to the improvement is a decrease in the number of 65-plus adults who smoke. The news isn’t all good. The report also finds a major
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Mailing a stool sample could save a life

May 28th, 2019 | By

Cancers of the colon and rectum, the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancers, killed more than 1,000 people in Washington state in the last reporting year. But many people don’t get preventive screening for cancers of the colon and rectum, the fourth most common cancer. The convenience of mail could change that, thanks to the fecal
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