Health & Fitness

Yakima River Kayaking Accident Claims New Retiree’s Life
A man from Everett, on vacation celebrating his recent retirement, lost his life in a kayaking accident on the Yakima River.
Charles Lackey had been kayaking on the river with his wife Cathy about 12 miles south of Ellensburg. He fell out and started trying to swim to shore near the Umptanum Recreati…
Therapist Dates Patient Gets Matching Tattoos Loses License
The Washington Department of Health has accepted the surrendered credential of a Benton County mental health counselor under an agreement with the Mental Health Counselor Program, the department which regulates health care providers.
Brenda Lea Vanderpool's license was initially suspended in 201…
No, the Teens Are Not All Having Sex
A new survey revealed a significant increase in the use of birth control among teenagers between 2011-2015. That's compared with the 4 years prior to that and compared to when the survey first began 30 years ago.
Boys and girls are both using more birth control and the rate of teen pregnancy is …
Freak Whipped Cream Accident Claims French Model’s Life
French model, fitness blogger and Instagram star Rebecca Burger died in a freak accident involving a whipped cream dispenser.
Burger, with more than 156,000 followers on Instagram, was killed when a defective whipped cream dispenser exploded and struck her in the chest according a post from her famil…
Here Comes the Perfect Tan: No Beds, No Radiation, No Sweat
A beautiful bronze body can soon be yours without radiation, sprays, tanning beds or even sweat. No side effects. Even notoriously fair skinned and way-prone to burn redheads? You're good to go too.
Scientists, according to the BBC, say they have developed a drug that mimics sunlight to make the skin…
Kennewick Playground of Dreams 2.0 WISHLIST
The Playground of Dreams in Columbia Park is getting a makeover. Lets just throw it out there: Regardless of cost or even feasibility, what would be AWESOME?
Motorized zip line? Hot tubs in splash area? American ninja course? 50 foot slides...

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