The Slice column for Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018.
Dr. Tim Chestnut has seen both sides of health care for amputees, as a patient following a 2002 accident and subsequent 2006 amputation, and as a physician who now does medical evaluations for amputees and writes reports meeting insurance requirements so that people can receive advanced prosthetics for work or recreation. He also teaches first- and second-year students for University of Washington School of Medicine on the Gonzaga University campus.
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The Slice column for Monday, Feb. 26, 2017.
Ask Dr. Universe column for Feb. 26, 2018.
The Spokane Cohousing group has spent about a year planning a 34-unit development in the Perry District that would have a mix of private living units and common spaces. About 17 people so far are involved in an LLC purchasing property for the neighborhood, to be designed for a range of ages among residents, from kids to people in their 80s. Members regularly meet to decide on designs for construction planned to begin next year, and for a move-in date by April 2020.
Spokane Man is up to his usual tricks.
Rev. Watkins reflects on life and service as he prepares to retire from New Hope Baptist Church. Don’t expect him to disappear, however.
We talked to primary care and public health doctors in Spokane and looked at recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, Choosing Wisely and other consumer-focused health care sites to come up with a list of common places money can be wasted in health care – and some changes you can make if you’re interested in being healthy while getting the most bang for your buck.
Throughout this winter, I’ve been feeling a deep sense of gratitude for the delicious food last year’s garden has given us. We were able to line our pantry with jars of jam, applesauce, tomato sauce and salsa, cucumber relish and cherries for pies. In the basement, we stored butternut squash, onions, garlic and the last of the tomatoes for use in yummy dishes.
Each day, through the “Ask Tim” page at my website, I get questions from readers like you and folks that find me on the Internet.
Each Caribbean island offers a different vibe, from relaxing on the beach to adventures, shopping and dining.
Embark on a journey of discovery and understanding when you and your family visit the destinations and landmarks that play a part in the American civil rights story.
It’s probably not the same as actually having a medical degree. But if you spend enough time in doctors’ waiting rooms, you start to imagine that you possess skills as a diagnostician. And this is not an unusual development in Spokane, where cooling your heels in medical waiting rooms is one of the leading local pastimes for a certain demographic.
U.S. health officials on Friday said fewer visits to the doctor last week – 1 out of 16 – were for fever, cough and other flu symptoms than during the previous two weeks. The number of states reporting high patient traffic for the flu also dropped, to 39 from 43.
Perhaps the friendships will mend when we thaw out
Which president could trump Idaho?
The vaccine, called Heplisav-B, was licensed for use in the U.S. in November and is the first new hepatitis B vaccine in 25 years.
An herbal supplement known as kratom is becoming popular in some North Dakota communities despite concerns from the Federal Drug Administration.
The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study.
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