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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Special Election One Week Away, Ballots Due Feb. 13

For voters in many area school districts, ballots have arrived and are due back in one week. Districts are asking voters to approve levies in Cashmere, Entiat, Waterville, Palisades, Orondo and others, as well as the Douglas and Grant County Hospital Districts. Dan Langager has more.

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