Health

First team of chemists arrives at Hanford's Vit Plant

The first team of chemists has arrived at Hanford's Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP), better known as the Vit Plant. The chemists will perform the first scientific work taking place inside the plant's Analytical Laboratory to support starting the…

First vaping-related injury reported in Yakima County

The Yakima Health District has announced the first case of a vaping-associated lung injury in Yakima County. The case is part of a national outbreak and the Yakima Health District is working closely with the Washington State Department of Health…

The next phase of recovery: using neuroscience to help heal chronic pain

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month and some may not realize the side effects that chemotherapy and treatment have on the body after they've won their battle. Therapy Solutions is introducing a new applied neuroscience program to help survivors in the next phase of their recovery.

Vaping bans, taxes cause local vape shops to shutter their doors

A temporary ban on vapor products containing vitamin E acetate went into effect on Wednesday in Washington state, in addition to a previous ban and added tax for vape shops.The Washington State Board of Health announced the…

Tri-Cities man beats out hundreds to win $50,000 smile makeover

After being hesitant about showing his teeth all his life, one man in Tri-Cities will soon be able to flash a smile worth thousands of dollars. On Tuesday, doctors at Columbia Basin Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons announced the recipient of…

Columbia Basin College celebrates new food pantry for students

Students at Columbia Basin College now have access to free food ranging from fresh produce to dried pasta.A ribbon cutting was held for the school's new food pantry on Monday, made possible through a partnership with 2nd…