Health

UW’s Parent-Child Assistance Program Comes To Wenatchee

A program developed by the Univeristy of Washington is aimed at helping high-risk mothers and their children. It gives them a chance to live healthier, functional lives and it’s now in Wenatchee, as Marcus Bellissimo reports. Learn more at their website.   Photo: Pixabay

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Addiction Expert: Alcohol Just as Dangerous as Opiates

While the opiate epidemic continues to plague American communities, some addiction experts contend the dangers of alcohol use are just as great. A new, international study (published in the journal Lancet) suggests there are no safe levels of alcohol consumption. Dan Langager reports.   Photo: Pixabay

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Federal Program Feeding All Students At Seven Wenatchee Schools With Free Meals

Seven schools in the Wenatchee School District will provide free meals to all students regardless of family or household income starting this fall. The District is participating in the United States Department of Agriculture’s National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program called Community Eligibility Provision. The program allows schools located in low-income areas to provide…

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Inaugural Graduation For WVC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Today

This afternoon, one of Wenatchee Valley College’s new four-year degree programs will celebrate its first graduation ceremony. Marcus Bellissimo has the details.   Last year, WVC launched its first 4-year bachelors programs – nursing and engineering. Today, the inaugural graduation for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will take place in the Music and…

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