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Hannah Winters with colleagues (Courtesy WSU Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine)

Lessons in Medicine: Remembering Today

UW Professional and Continuing Education In medical school, there’s a long list of things that vie for my attention and my schedule. There’s studying, class time, lab time, trainings, clinics, paperwork, assignments and tests. In between those tasks, there’s committees, ...

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SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2018

One of the billboards for The Jonah Project rotates throughout Spokane.  (Courtesy The Jonah Project)

Talking Trafficking

It was a mixed group, those 14 people. Only one man sat among them. But otherwise, they represented a blend of occupations – a nurse and a therapist among other concerned community members. Some had lived in Spokane for decades, ...

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MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018

Start prepping for Tax Day

We all love surprises, unless they’re terrible. Like when it’s midnight on Tax Day and you can’t find your middle child’s Social Security number. When it comes to doing your taxes, boring is good. So, start now to gather all ...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 25, 2018

Rosie Morrow-Okon (Courtesy Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine)

Seeing the person before the patient

At this point in our medical training, the question on everybody’s lips is: “What kind of physician do you want to be?” Our well-meaning relatives asked us over winter break. Our friends of the working world use their enviable free ...

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MONDAY, FEB. 12, 2018

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SATURDAY, JAN. 13, 2018

3 steps to a better budget

If your finances didn’t turn out the way you’d like last year, then starting or revising your budget can help you take greater control of your financial future. Three simple steps to track your spending and saving are all it ...

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MONDAY, DEC. 18, 2017

Do you have philanthropic urges?

If you have time, talent, or treasure, you can make a difference at any of hundreds of Inland Northwest nonprofit organizations doing good works. But where to start? And how to make the biggest impact with the resources you have? ...

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SUNDAY, DEC. 17, 2017

Rosie Morrow Okon (Courtesy WSU Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine)

The Gift: Patient inspires new medical student

Deep breath. Knock softly and step into the room. Wait, straighten the white coat first. Is the collar smooth? Will they be able to see that I feel like a kindergartener again, tottering around in my mother’s favorite heels? No ...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 15, 2017

The basketball court at the McCarthey Athletic Center is photographed before an NCAA college basketball game between Gonzaga and BYU, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Young Kwak) (Young Kwak / AP Photo)

4 favorite Gonzaga basketball teams

Basketball fans have high hopes for the Bulldogs in the current season. A repeat trip to the Final Four and beyond would be lovely, of course. But every year’s team roster and opponents are both different, so anything can happen. ...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 7, 2017

More and more, problem sleepers are reaching for a different solution: cannabis.

Can cannabis help you sleep better?

Rest easy. We know that many of you have trouble sleeping; one in three Americans struggle with sleep. And here’s a more natural solution: cannabis. More and more, problem sleepers are reaching for cannabis. A study conducted in September 2017 ...

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Cycling discoveries in our RV adventure

One of the great benefits of traveling the country in an RV is NOT driving. It's bicycling. One of my favorite things to do in every stop along the way ...

Time travel conspiracy

So this morning, not long after getting up, I looked at the SR page on my phone. I saw that something I had written for Sunday's paper ranked No. 1 ...