WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 12:41 P.M.
More than 90 historic buildings and landmarks across the United States and Canada are being illuminated in colors representing a big cancer fundraiser.
MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016, 10:13 A.M.
About 300 Hanford workers become employees of CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Co. or its subcontractors Aug. 29. After 11 years, Hanford Washington Closure is wrapping up its contract at the …
MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2016, 12:45 P.M.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. is paying $14 billion to buy Medivation Inc., a San Francisco biotech company that sells a high-priced prostate cancer medication discovered by UCLA.
MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2016, 11:31 P.M.
Riley Sorenson saunters through a rec room filled with football players and declares he’s “taking names at FIFA,” a popular soccer video game.
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 10:23 A.M.
A cleanup contractor says three Idaho workers involved in a radiological incident at a U.S. Department of Energy site earlier this year did not receive internal exposure.
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016, 10:49 P.M.
After a nearly three-year battle with cancer, Post Falls football coach Jeff Hinz passed away Wednesday evening. He was 45.
MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016
Scientists are beginning to uncover why redheads – and probably the non-gingers who carry a genetic variant common to redheads – may be so vulnerable: For those who carry an …
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 11:09 A.M.
Shares of Juno Therapeutics plunged more than 27 percent Friday, a day after halting a midstage study on a potential leukemia treatment following two patient deaths.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016, 6:50 P.M.
If you want to know which headphones will stay in your ears when you go for a run or which books you should bring to the beach, the customer reviews …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016, 10:07 A.M.
The U.S. Department of Energy is proposing a seven-year plan to clean up a radioactive waste spill under a building on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 1:51 P.M.
Sen. Andy Hill, the key budget writer for Senate Republicans in Washington state, says he is battling a recurrence of lung cancer.
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 11:34 A.M.
Cevanah Williams’ initial cancer surgery was successful, but doctors found a new lesion behind her eye that they’re monitoring. Life with a 3-year-old who has cancer is scary, and fun, …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016, 2:16 P.M.
Go on, have another cup. Coffee is now off the list of things that could possibly cause cancer.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016, 3:56 P.M.
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo has secured final passage of “Trevor’s Law,” legislation named for a young Boise man who survived brain cancer, aimed at tracking childhood and adult cancer clusters …
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 12:24 P.M.
Vice President Joe Biden is unveiling a public database for clinical data on cancer on Monday that aims to help researchers and doctors better tailor new treatments to individuals.
FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016
Editorials cover raising the smoking age from 18 to 21 years of age, and the Senate GOP report on the Department of Corrections scandal.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
In the midst of four cancer relapses during his high school career, Mitch Carbon came face-to-face with the fact that doctors had done all they could do for him. His …
TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 3:39 P.M.
At age 81, Gerald Ray has a mission – to let as many people as possible know about the dangers of skin cancer.
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016, 12:04 P.M.
A cleanup contractor says radioactive material contaminated the skin and clothing of three workers during an incident earlier this month at a U.S. Department of Energy site in the Idaho …
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016, 9:17 A.M.
President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the “silent cry” of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to …
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016, 8:36 A.M.
Ask almost any health-conscious woman who’s mustered under a giant pink ribbon, and she’ll tell you what an American woman’s chances are of getting breast cancer in her lifetime: 1 …
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016, 10:14 A.M.
Canadian rootsy rock band The Tragically Hip announced Tuesday that its lead singer, Gord Downie, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 2:39 P.M.
Federal officials announced Friday they won’t meet a September deadline to start converting 900,000 gallons of high-level radioactive liquid waste to a solid form at the Idaho National Laboratory in …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016, 5:12 P.M.
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for bladder cancer that harnesses the body’s immune system, the first major advance in three decades against the most common type of bladder …
MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016, 4:34 P.M.
In addition to protecting hearts, preserving memory and lifting moods, exercise is a powerful cancer-preventive, says new research.
MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
If you have cancer, chances are your outpatient chemotherapy treatment costs are higher if your oncologist works for a health care system than if she has her own practice, a …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016, 3:25 P.M.
The WIAA has created the Jace Malek True Spirit Award in honor of the West Valley football player and wrestler who died of cancer in February.
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016, 8:44 A.M.
Officials say six more Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers have been evaluated for chemical vapor exposure, bringing the total number to 26.
SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016, 9:13 A.M.
More workers sought medical evaluations Friday because of potential exposure to chemical vapors at Hanford a day earlier, bringing the total to 20 people.
FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016, 8:12 A.M.
Saying cancer is a scourge with no boundaries, Vice President Joe Biden came to the Vatican on Friday to call for a global commitment to fund cancer research that benefits …