Chronic sleep deprivation considered a public health threat | Gustafson

A chronic sleep-restricted state can cause fatigue, daytime sleepiness, clumsiness and weight loss or weight gain. - Courtesy photo
  • Oct 23, 2014 at 4:30PM

Nearly half of American adults are regularly sleep-deprived, according to a Gallup poll that has been tracking people's sleep habits for decades.


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Woman survives plight, with support | Breast cancer awareness month

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 7:00PM

I am a nine-year breast cancer survivor. I was diagnosed in 2005 with breast cancer. It was complete shock when I was given the news. No one in my or my husband’s family had heard before the words, “you have cancer.”

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How to support a loved one who's fighting cancer

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 7:00PM

Shy about asking, "What's the etiquette for supporting my loved one, friend or colleague in their battle against cancer?" many people simply avoid the question altogether – and offer nothing.

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Adrienne going strong as instructor, volunteer

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Oct 10, 2014 at 6:02PM

A strong work ethic, consistency and good health keep 82-year-old Adrienne Rockwell in the game.

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Kreidler announces limited special enrollment period for people struggling with health coverage

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 2:13PM

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler announced a limited special enrollment period – effective Aug. 27 – for people who have experienced difficulty enrolling in health coverage through Washington's Exchange, Washington Healthplanfinder, or who have had billing or payment issues.

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