TAG: health

We’ve Got You Covered

Posted in News on November 17, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Healthcare It’s time again for Washington Healthplanfinder’s Open Enrollment! This year, in addition to new enrollments, our Navigators are happy to help you with coverage renewals. The open enrollment period is slightly shorter this time around, lasting from November 15, 2014 through February 15, 2015. For assistance in applying or renewing coverage plea […]

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From Scratch

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time on November 4, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_FromScratch By Kim Harshberger Alright run to your pantry right now and pull out the xanthan gum, modified food starch, monosodium glutamate, and disodium phosphate, we are going to make some ranch dressing! Wait. What? I don’t have those ingredients. Sound familiar? Too often factory-produced products contain unnecessary ingredients to prolong shelf life, a […]

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Should You Count Your Calories?

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Prime Time on July 3, 2014 at 6:00 am

Should you count calories? Ben Greenfield weights in. by Ben Greenfield Guest Writer I’m a bit of a self-quantification nerd. But I don’t count calories. As a matter of fact, I hate counting calories. Sure, most standard, run-of-the-mill dietary advice would lead you to believe that to lose fat, maintain your energy levels, or maximize performance, that you must painstakingly log every little […]

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Think Inside the Box

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time on June 19, 2014 at 6:00 am

Feature_GardenBox By Kim Harshberger Last fall, I made some sweeping changes to my family’s diet. With a husband who has a family history of diabetes and arthritis, growing kids, and me constantly feeling crummy, I decided to look deeply at the one thing we do every single day: eat. I wouldn’t say that we ate particularly […]

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Centered On The Trail

Posted in News on June 6, 2014 at 6:00 am

News_Feature2_CentennialTrail We have a lineup of programs focused on enjoying the beautiful asset that is the Centennial Trail. Come to boat, bike, or be fit. Boating Safety 101: Spokane River Join Irena Durrant, of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, as she guides you through the basics of boat safety, focusing on canoes and kayaks. With her tips, […]

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Listen to the Brain Expert! Part 2

Posted in Prime Time on February 26, 2014 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Brain by Ellen Peters Last time, Dr. Paul Nussbaum, author of Save Your Brain: 5 Things You Must Do to Keep Your Mind Young and Sharp, spoke to SCLD about why it is important to engage your brain. Read about it here. This week, Dr. Nussbaum discusses lifestyles that help achieve brain health. What are the […]

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Healthcare and You

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 18, 2013 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Healthcare by Aileen L. The Affordable Health Care Act, the ACA, healthcare reform, or Obama Care …whatever you choose to call it, big changes are in store for the way we select and purchase health insurance. As of March 31, 2014, most everyone will be required to have health insurance. Since the Affordable Health Care Act […]

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Listen to the Brain Expert! Part 1

Posted in Prime Time on November 27, 2013 at 6:00 am

ED_Feature_Brain by Ellen Peters As we move through the seasons of our life, our brains perform some amazing feats: they become calmer, wiser, better able to make smart choices, and more appreciative of arts, culture and music. One thing they do not do, however, is grow younger. Dr. Paul Nussbaum, author of Save Your Brain: 5 […]

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