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Treva Lind

Treva Lind

Treva Lind joined The Spokesman-Review in 2016, after 12 years working as a correspondent. She is a reporter for Features covering aging and family issues.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2019

FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2019

News >  Family

Under Joya, serving same Guilds’ School way

In 1960, Spokane Guilds’ School & Neuromuscular Center first launched for children with developmental disabilities. But while mission remains, much has changed, now reflected in new name: Joya Child & Family Development.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2019

A&E

Conquering obstacles: Spokane Spartan couple sets ambitious goals

This spring, Brad and Joni Bailey of Spokane Valley are hoping to finish three Spartan obstacle course races, a series called the Trifecta. That final run falls on the third anniversary of the day — May 4, 2016 — Brad Bailey suffered a stroke, sparking a series of health concerns.

SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2019

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2019

A&E

Researcher: Mental health issues often progress after brain injury

UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 9:57 a.m.

Christine MacDonald, a brain injury researcher with the University of Washington’s department of neurological surgery, will discuss “Brain Injury & Psychological Health Following Combat Deployment: The Invisible Wounds of War” at Gonzaga University on Tuesday.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2019

News >  Family

Creative Studio for Variously-abled Adults working to end social isolation

UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 8:47 p.m.

Creative Studio for Variously-abled Adults is held for people of all abilities, including people who have autism or disabilities, who can gather for social interaction and the chance to explore creative interests. Members can browse books, work on puzzles, use computers, draw, color or just hang out.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2019

A&E

Beating seasonal allergies: Doctors share tips for dealing with pollen

Here come seasonal allergies. It might begin with tree pollen in March and April. Other people are allergic to the pollen from grass and plants growing in May and June. By July, weed pollen usually hits hard. Local allergy experts share preventative tips to get ahead before symptoms do.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019

A&E

Shooting for that shingles shot

People who are 50 and older can ask their health care providers or pharmacies about the newer shingles vaccine Shingrix, despite lingering supply delays. If you’ve had chicken pox, you have a 1 in 3 chance of getting the painful condition with skin rashes, blisters and potentially long-term nerve pain. Approved in late 2017, Shingrix offers more than 90 percent protection, the CDC says.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2019

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019

A&E

Reading that speaks: CdA teen’s app converts text to audio

Coeur d’Alene teen Morgan Dixon launched the Outloud Reader app a month ago to help people with visual or reading disabilities. It uses the camera of a smartphone or electronic tablet to convert a photograph of reading material into text that’s then read aloud by a programmed voice. At least 10 students who have dyslexia are using the app at Sorensen Magnet School for the Arts and Humanities in Coeur d’Alene.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019

News >  Family

Lasting legacy: Granddaughter helps carry on Winston’s work

UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 8:42 p.m.

Vivian Winston left a mark on Spokane with her work to remove educational barriers for women and children. Long after Winston’s death, part of her legacy continues through the work of her granddaughter, Stephanie Baumann, a Women Helping Women Fund board member and scholarship panel chair for a fund named after Winston. The scholarship helps mothers enrolled in area colleges with tuition and childcare costs.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27, 2019


FRIDAY, FEB. 22, 2019

News >  Family

Relationship scams: For one Spokane man, the heart briefly overruled the brain

Jon Louis, 81, recently got hooked by an online relationship scam that nearly cost him $3,000. The Spokane widower accepted a Facebook friend request from a woman claiming to be in the military in Yemen. She eventually sought funds for travel to see him, but his credit union flagged the fraud. Thousands of Americans are scammed within matchmaking websites, dating apps and social media, said the AARP, releasing a new survey on relationship scams encountered in Washington state.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20, 2019

News >  Family

With a ‘rawr,’ Isaac’s Bookshelf rolls out for Spokane pediatric patients

Isaac Brincken, who spent much of his 5 months of life in the hospital, loved being read to by his family. After he died in October of complications from a heart condition as well as CHARGE syndrome, his parents Cody and Laura Brincken worked to launch Isaac’s Bookshelf, a wheeled mobile bookshelf to hold newly purchased books for patients in Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2019

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6, 2019

A&E

The magic number: The notion of 10,000 steps to fitness is pure marketing, but it’s also a worthy goal

So your fitness tracker calls for 10,000 steps a day. Is that a random number? Turns out that measure can be traced to a decade’s old Japanese marketing campaign. But the suggestion of walking 8,000 to 10,000 steps daily is shown in studies to be beneficial, said Glen Duncan, with Washington State University Spokane’s department of nutrition and exercise physiology.

FRIDAY, FEB. 1, 2019

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 2019

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 2019