Health & Wellness

A variety of yoga accessories are on sale at the Steel 3 Yoga studios in Richland and Kennewick. (Courtesy Steel 3 Yoga)

Steel 3 Yoga to open third studio after taking over 11Exhale Yoga

Eight instructors work between Richland, Kennewick studios The owner of Steel 3 Yoga plans to open a third studio to eager Tri-City yoga enthusiasts for “workshops, training and some classes to come” this month. Brenda Steel, an ex-corporate worker turned yogi, took over 11Exhale Yoga’s two existing studios in Richland and Kennewick in August. “It’s…

Officials at the Aging and Long-term Care/Aging and Disability Resource Center at 3311 W. Clearwater Ave., suite D100, in Kennewick help determine eligibility for the state’s new caregiver support programs. They can be reached at 509-735-0315 or toll-free at 866-720-2582.

DSHS introduces new caregiver support programs

More than 450 people have enrolled statewide, with 117 signed up in southeast Washington Washington state’s Department of Social and Health Services recently added two new support programs intended to make more services available to more than 850,000 unpaid family caregivers statewide and the loved ones they care for. The two new programs, Medicaid Alternative…

Providence St. Joseph CEO offers health care prediction for coming year

By Dr. Rod Hochman Leaders at Providence St. Joseph Health, the nation’s third largest nonprofit health system that operates Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, predict no let-up in the massive changes in American health care, which will be defined in 2018 by continued debate in Washington, D.C., intensified efforts to address mental health and broad…

Dr. Neil Aiello volunteers for the Starkey Hearing Foundation

Kennewick audiologist offers the joy of hearing across the globe

Some consider the world full of annoying sounds — buzzing cell phones, honking cars, kids playing and people chattering. [blockquote quote=”Without hearing, you’re disconnected from the world.” source=”Dr. Neil Aiello, owner of Columbia Basin Hearing Center” align=”right” max_width=”300px”] For others the world is silent. Imagine if you’d never heard the first cries of a newborn…

Lourdes Health Network 3D mammogram machine

Lourdes Medical Center invests in 3D technology for earlier cancer detection

Lourdes Medical Center is now offering 3D mammograms to help doctors detect breast cancer earlier. The machine, which came with a $395,000 price tag, arrived in late summer and patients are already seeing the benefits. [blockquote quote=”Get yourself checked and your loved ones—and don’t wait.” source=”Dan Ellsworth, ancillary service director at Lourdes Medical Center” align=”right”…

Tri-Cities Community Health

HRSA grant allows TCCH to continue with renovations and expansions

Tri-Cities Community Health is expanding services and renovating its facility, with the help of a $1 million grant awarded by the Human Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Although the renovations and building improvements started with savings from TCCH, the grant will allow the health center to finish…

Tri-Cities Community Health

TCCH awarded grant to offer consumers free help enrolling for health insurance

Tri-Cities Community Health has received a $25,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to offer health insurance eligibility assistance and enrollment guidance to the uninsured or who need to apply for reenrollment. The service is free and open to everyone. [blockquote quote=”… we help everyone, at no cost at all, they don’t have…

WSU's medical program

Kadlec to offer clinical rotations for WSU College of Medicine students

As Washington State University moves toward the creation of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Kadlec Regional Medical Center is positioning itself to become an integral part of the program by offering clinical rotations for the residency program. [blockquote quote=”We hope this (partnership) will result in physicians who are familiar with the community and…

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