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The counties where the anti-vaccine movement thrives in the US

In 18 states, parents can choose to exempt their children from vaccines for nonmedical 'philosophical' or 'personal belief' reasons. Read more



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Study: Kalama methanol project would help fight climate change

Katie Fairbanks kfairbanks@tdn.com

KALAMA — A new study of the proposed $2 billion methanol refinery draws a surprising conclusion: Fr… Read more

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YMCA classes and events

The following activities take place at, or are sponsored by, the YMCA of Southwest Washington, 766 15th Ave., Longview. Read more

Women fight to win attention for PCOS, a major cause of infertility and other serious health issues

When Sasha Ottey was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome a decade ago, she learned that it affects at least 10 percent of women and is… Read more

Women’s wellness: Molecular breast imaging

Molecular breast imaging is a test that uses a radioactive tracer and special camera to find breast cancer. Read more

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More danger, more pay? America’s 15 deadliest jobs

Do deadlier jobs pay more?  Read more

The top 10 cities where people rarely go to the doctor

Routine doctor’s visits should be a key component of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Instead, trends in the data suggest the opposite. Read more

The 25 states with the most credit card fraud

Credit card fraud is at an all-time high. Read more

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Proper care can lessen the effects of Type 2 diabetes

If you have Type 2 diabetes , you've likely heard that lifestyle changes may give you a clean bill of health. While diet and exercise can h… Read more

Take advantage of virtuous vegetables

It's not news that vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet. They supply vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber and naturally occurring compounds called phytochemicals that are associated with improved gastrointestinal health and vision, and reduced risk of arthritis, heart disease, stroke,... Read more

10 myths about health savings accounts

When you're choosing a health plan for the year-- whether you get coverage through your employer or on your own-- one option may be a high-deductible plan that makes you eligible to contribute to a health savings account. There are a lot of misconceptions about how HSAs work. Health savings accounts offer a... Read more