Scads of studies provide evidence about the benefits of balance training on the neuromuscular system and its role in performance enhancement and injury prevention. 

    The Journal of the National Cancer Institute published an article in February telling of the troubling increase in the incidence of colon and rectal cancer from about 1990, particularly in younger adults.

    Walla Walla has long enjoyed a reputation for fine wines, but its history with beer goes back even further. One of the oldest breweries in the Northwest was started in downtown Walla Walla around the 1860s (the exact date is disputed).

    Ironic that a column on New Year’s resolutions would run in February, especially when one of the top commitments is “Don’t Wait, Do It!” But in my defense, my excuse is golden, since the January edition of Lifestyles was a long-overdue calendar. So with that perfect segue — on with the new y…

    Eva Brown recalls something she wrote in the second grade that she likes to share with her students: She wanted to be either a teacher or a party planner when she grew up. Nowadays, to visit Tiny Acres, the preschool she owns in College Place, is to marvel at the full-blown trajectory early-…

    Tucked into the northeast corner of Oregon at the southern entrance to the Walla Walla Valley, Milton-Freewater is a city rich in history, strong in spirit and long on dreams. It’s a laid-back, family-friendly town that welcomes new residents and businesses with open arms — a community of ha…

    Excitement is building at the Whitman Mission, one of Walla Walla’s best-visited attractions. As the centennial celebration of its founding in 1936 by the National Park Service as Whitman National Monument grows nearer, a much-awaited opportunity to invigorate the venerable narrative of the …

    We are all familiar with the dreaded seven-letter word that sends our lives into a rut: burnout. We all go through it. We work long days, come home to more work and feel like we can never get ahead. It’s how you handle the stress that can turn things around and get you on a better path.

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