Lifestyle

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.

 

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event

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.

Kent Reporter

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.

Kent Reporter

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.

Question of the Day

Do you feel your child is safe at school?

Blogroll

More Lifestyle

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 31 edition online now. Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates