Health

Help Kennewick Police Keep Prescriptions Off the Street
National Drug Takeback day is coming on. On October 17th, you can get rid of old prescriptions safely by taking them in to the Kennewick Police Department.
October 27th is DEA National RX Take Back Day. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6...
Flu Season Is Coming Early and Hitting Hard!
Fall is a great time for football, falling leaves, cooler nights, pumpkins, and THE FLU! That's right, it's already time to start thinking about flu season. Ick, I know. You don't want to think about it, but, well you have to. Especially since it's already hitting...
It’s a Poopy Time to Go to the Oregon Coast…
The Oregon coast is gorgeous! If you haven't been you definitely need to plan a trip soon. But, maybe not TOO soon! In the waters along D River Beach in Lincoln City and Twin Rocks Beach near the town of Rockaway Beach they have found fecal matter...
I Bought a Mask for All This Smoke But Does it Help?
All you see in the news and pretty much every website in the Northwest right now is about these smoky conditions, and for good reason. The air we're breathing is filled with particles that just aren't good for us. And while most healthy adults are just feeling mild irritations (itchy dry o…
Smokey Harsh Air Conditions Getting Worse in the NW AGAIN!
We had one good day. Saturday it seemed like maybe the days of horrible air quality were finally breaking up. Well, unfortunately that one day was the only break we get and it's the think smokey haze is back with a vengeance. The National Weather Service issued another alert for really MOST of …
Now You Can Protect Your Lungs From Bad Air in Style!
Bad air got you down? Lungs and throat feeling like you've smoked a pack a day for 30 years? Can't find a decent face mask? Buck up! There's a company that has created effective AND stylish masks! VOGMASK! Yes, you can order a face mask to help filter out air pollutants, germs, odors,…
No You’re Not Crazy the Air is Really Bad
I woke up this morning and felt like I'd smoked a pack of cigarettes the night before. As someone who used to smoke, I know exactly what that feels like. So for a second I was like, "Did I smoke last night and just forget?" Yeah, no that's not really something you forget.…

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