Health in Yakima, WA

When it comes to your health, are you active or reactive
Our health (and the decisions we make about it) is among the most personal of decisions.
Are we passive, ignoring our health until we lose it? Or do we actively assume the responsibility for and take action to promote our health?
The choice we make is often revealed by how we respond when we have a health crisis of some type.
Strategy One: Eliminate the invader. Whether it’s applying weed killer to…

Join Dr. Yami as she shows you how to create delicious meals that help decrease your risk of cancer. In this two-hour class she will demonstrate 6 nutritious and easy recipes and you will receive plenty of education on how you have the power to change your healthy destiny. You will be given class materials and will have the opportunity to sample the recipes
This is a very informative and fun class where you will have ample opportunity to ask questions.
This class…

Did you know you have a ‘second brain’ in your gut
It surprises many to learn that they have an enteric nervous system. Have you heard of it? It controls and regulates the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon and has five times the number of neurons as your spinal cord.
You’ve probably heard the admonition “trust your gut.” Turns out it’s wise advice. If you’ve ever felt butterflies in your stomach, felt a hunch or sensed that the crab cakes were a…

Probably one of the greatest myths about chiropractic care is that, once you go, you have to go for the rest of your life. Of course, this isn’t true. However, we do have patients who plan to see us regularly for the rest of their life
So what gives?
The most common reasons patients choose ongoing chiropractic care include:
Relief – Many people begin here. Their ache, pain or other symptom is often what prompts them to begin chiropractic care.
Correction – With…

Cascade Surgical Partners are skilled surgeons serving patients in Yakima. Meet our general surgeon team.

Shop for Kids Clothing, Girls Jeans, Boys Tees, Kids Active Shoes and more at Shopko.com

Getting regular exercise is a great way to improve and maintain joint and general health
We’ve all heard the old adage, “Use it or lose it.” It’s especially true when it comes to joint function.
As we age, many of us suffer from a loss of joint mobility. Morning stiffness starts to show up. Or we need time to recover after getting up out of a chair or driving for a long distance. Knees, hips, shoulders and elbows are common culprits. Less obvious,…

Pictrure of health is a monthly tv show presented by Virginia Mason Memorial staff and covering current health topics.

Find you’re having trouble getting to sleep? Consider booking an appointment with our practice
You’ve darkened your bedroom. It’s quiet. You’ve set the temperature to a comfortable 68 degrees. You’ve avoided eating or exercising before bedtime. You get adjusted regularly to quiet down your nervous system. You’ve avoided the blue light emitted by your digital device. It’s time to fall asleep
Now what?
If you’re someone…

That warm feeling North Star Lodge is known for got a little warmer and cozier recently when Stewart Subaru, partnering with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, donated 80 blankets for cancer patients at North Star Lodge. The gift included notes of encouragement from Stewart Subaru customers, written when the promotion was displayed at the dealership. …

Here's a good reason for regularly reviewing all of your medicines with your doctor.

If you’re dealing with frequent headaches, make an appointment with our practice
You may believe that everyone gets headaches. After all, they’re normal, right? Some are dull; others are throbbing. Some occur on only one side; others produce nausea or light and sound sensitivity
Common? Yes. But normal? Nope.
The three most common types of headaches are:
Tension headaches caused by muscle tension in the head,…

National Get Fit Don't Sit Day, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, is your opportunity to get up and get moving!

Healthy Now is an convenient clinic in Yakima. Walk in or schedule an appointment at our convenient care clinic.

As many as 3,459 lives could be saved each year with public defibrillators, bystanders and initiative. Are you ready?

View our hospital visiting hours and visitor policy at Virginia Mason Memorial. Our hospital visiting hours policy details all our visiting hours.