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Cure for ALS on the Way! Thanks to the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Apparently the funds raised with the Ice Bucket Challenge, gave researchers a chance to do a bit more studying on the matter. 

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A Must Watch Reminder! ‘Nature Rx Part 1′ [VIDEO]

I call it 'brain fry!'

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Get Your Immunizations Done Before School Starts!

The Benton-Franklin Health District would like to remind everyone about vaccinations before you're caught in the mad rush in September!

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A Must Watch Video on How Best to Survive a Bear Attack!

With all the amazing wilderness we have in the North West, it's easy to forget that it's imperative to be prepared for a bear encounter.  It could save your life!  And, hopefully the bears as well! 

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Faith Martin Climbs Mt Si! ‘You’ll Never Believe What I Did at the Top!’ [VIDEO]

No, I did NOT take off all my clothes and scream to the top of my lungs 'Yay I made it!'  But you'll be able to see what I did when you watch the video! It was so super cool!

That actually didn't occur to me to do that! Plus,  I could barely stand I was so tired! It's a 3,700 ft climb. And boy do you know it! It is a really steep!. But it was beautiful and well worth it! I made it UP in 2 hours and 20 mins, and ran most of the way down and made it down in 1 hour!

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Apples Won’t Keep Doctors Away, But They’re Crazy Good for You!

There are several different apple varieties that are grown in Washington. Most are available starting in the fall but some start as early as mid-August. Apples have a lot of potential, so much so that only a small portion of their health benefits is covered here.

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Washington Now 13th Healthiest State, But Guess Where We Failed

Based on 2014 statistics, Washington is now 13th healthiest state. That's up from the year before, but down from its best year in 2011 when it was 9th.

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Ladies, Help the Man in Your Life to See a Doctor!

There are several reasons why men don’t go to the doctor. These could include that they don’t feel they have the time, the money, the insurance, and there’s probably nothing wrong -- according to themselves.

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Learn the Pros and Cons of Fluoridated Drinking Water

Fluoride in drinking water is quite a controversial subject with both sides of the issue seemingly backed by research.

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Noted Tri-City OBGYN Has License Suspended, Allegations of “Substandard Care”

Dr. Alex Ortolano, who practices out of Arbor Healthcare for Women, has had his license suspended - pending a potential hearing - by the Washington State Department of Health.

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Learn the Risks and Benefits of Energy Drinks

Energy drinks can make you feel great while pulling an all-nighter, but is it safe to drink this highly caffeinated beverage daily?

The FDA warns that taking stimulants like energy drinks to make up for lost sleep can still cause lead to impaired judgement and reaction time even though you feel alert and awake...

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Try These 10 Tips to Eat More Vegetables

Veggies can be so bitter and taste disgusting, but we need them, so try these tips to get your daily servings in.

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