Life

Helping build a better world for women

“Life Beyond #MeToo” is a book that not only examines the reality of sexual harassment and violence and the reach of the social media movement, but also move forward into a New Normal.

 

‘I get healthy with a little help from my friends’ | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Why are community health workers so important?

  • Jan 16, 2020

 

Cascade Foothills Chorale kicks off spring season, accepting new members

Rehearsals are Thursday evenings in the Enumclaw Middle School choir room.

 

Greg and Barb Vesey celebrate golden wedding anniversary

The couple were married in Enumclaw’s Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Jan. 3, 1970.

Should I go to the ER if I have the flu? | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

In general, no, but be aware of the signs that means you should seek emergency treatment.

  • Jan 13, 2020

Local turns 100 with the new year

Buckley resident Donald Milliken isn’t letting age get to him.

Grace Point Church hosts Wild Game Feed

The event is Jan. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Norovirus 101 | Public Health Insider

Norovirus is highly contagious and infects 20 million people every year.

  • Jan 6, 2020

The positivity of a child | SoHaPP

Smiling more benefits you and everyone around you.

  • Jan 3, 2020

Enumclaw couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

John and Marion Frazier married before either of the couple were 20.

At a glance | January 2020 events

January isn’t a busy time of year, but there are still a few events to attend for kinds, families, and adults.

Why didn’t my doctor give me an antibiotic? | Indigo

There are many reasons why an antibiotic may be an inappropriate solution for your condition.

  • Dec 30, 2019

Let’s work to curb violence in Pierce County | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

22 percent of all Tacoma police calls involved some sort of domestic violence.

  • Dec 23, 2019

Learning about compassion from the Dalai Lama

No matter our differences, we are all human beings.

Holiday light show benefits Black Diamond Food Bank

The Very Merry Christmas House is having its light show until Jan. 3, 2020.

What we know about nicotine in e-cigarettes | Public Health Insider

Even without other chemicals, nicotine is dangerous and addictive.

  • Dec 16, 2019

What is medical bias, and what can health care do about it? | MultiCare

Implicit or unconscious bias is prevalent in the medical field.

  • Dec 11, 2019

It’s not too late to vaccinate | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Last week was National Influenza Vaccination Week, but you can still get vaccinated now.

  • Dec 9, 2019

The state of HIV in King County | Public Health Insider

The county wants to achieve the WHO’s 90:90:90 goal.

  • Dec 9, 2019

Giving Trees, Cops for Kids can make the season brighter for local children

Find out how you can help brighten up someone’s Christmas.