Health

Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market Season Opening Tomorrow At Pybus Market

The spring opening of the Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is tomorrow, Saturday May 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pybus Public Market. Market Manager Brittany Mieklin and Grace Spencer with Spencer Farm join Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about preparing for this year’s market, new vendors this year and…

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One Opioid Epidemic Solution: National Drug Take Back Day

National Drug Take Back Day is this Saturday, April 28, part of efforts at the local and national level to combat the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse. Laurel Aaberg, Pharmacy Manager with Confluence Health, told KOHO by providing solutions to safely dispose of opioid painkillers and other unused medications, hundreds of gallons of pills are…

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Today Is ‘Healthy Kids Day’ At Wenatchee Valley YMCA

Tessa Makximenko is the new Director of Youth Programs at the Wenatchee Valley YMCA. She joined Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show today to talk about all the youth and teen classes, sports and events available year-round, as well as the annual Healthy Kids Day March 23.

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Confluence Health Hosting Concussion Summit In Wenatchee Thursday

Concussions have been in the news a lot the last few years, especially in professional sports. But athletes of all ages, as well as parents, coaches, trainers and administrators, are looking for more information about recognizing signs of a concussion and what to expect from a healthcare provider who is managing the concussion, said Dr. Erin Andrade…

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Vet’s Advice: Don’t Panic Over Pet Food Recalls

Two incidences of dog food recalls in recent weeks may have pet owners on edge, but a veterinarian in Washington state says people shouldn’t panic. Despite recent recalls, pet food is the safest thing owners can feed their pets, as Eric Tegethoff reports.

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4th Annual ‘Living Better With Autoimmunity’ Seminar This Saturday In Wenatchee

Join the Wenatchee Valley Autoimmune Network this Saturday for “Living Better With Autoimmunity,” a seminar featuring local doctors, researchers and other autoimmune experts from around the state. Pat Quinn-Williams and Patti Eggleston join Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about the seminar and resources available for locals dealing with an autoimmune disorder. Learn…

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Outdoor Report – Heart Breaker 5K

February is Heart Health Month and RunWenatchee along with Confluence Health and Wenatchee Valley Medical Group are putting on the Heart Breaker 5K fun run this Saturday at Pybus Market. Confluence Health Spokesman Clint Strand joins Dan Langager in the KOHO Outdoor Report to talk about the run and raising awareness about heart disease and…

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For Heart Month, Doctors Suggest Regular Screenings

February is Heart Health Month. About a third of the population still has blood pressure that measures above 140 over 90, putting their health at risk. Guidelines for healthy blood pressure were recently updated. They say most important for good heart health is a healthy lifestyle and regular screenings. Eric Tegethoff reports.

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