Stories tagged: health
Sat., March 23, 2019, 10:40 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Saturday, March 23, 2019.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
Local health officials emphasize risk of chickenpox after Kentucky governor shares story of intentionally infecting his children
Kim Thorburn, former health officer and Spokane Regional Health District director, said she was saddened but not surprised to hear Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announce he took his nine children …
Thu., March 21, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
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Thu., March 21, 2019, 5 a.m.
The name and affiliation might have changed over the years, but MultiCare Valley Hospital celebrates its 50th anniversary this year as a community hospital focused on serving the residents in …
Wed., March 20, 2019, 5 p.m.
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 …
Wed., March 20, 2019, 5 p.m.
People’s Pharmacy advice column for Thursday, March 21, 2019.
Tue., March 19, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first drug specifically for postpartum depression – a debilitating condition that affects hundreds of thousands of women a year in the …
Tue., March 19, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
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UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 7:43 p.m.
Killian Tillie’s health has been a key factor throughout Gonzaga’s 2019 season. Josh Perkins’ shoulder was a major question for months leading up to the season. Both should be ready …
Sat., March 16, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
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Wed., March 13, 2019, 5:15 p.m.
People’s Pharmacy advice column for Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Wed., March 13, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
A man with celiac disease felt sicker after starting a new drug, but it wasn’t a typical side effect. It turns out the pills were mixed with gluten the patient …
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 11:24 a.m.
Daughter of Mark Rypien, Angela Rypien, has started a new Fit4Mom venture
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and …
Tue., March 12, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
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Thu., March 7, 2019, 11 a.m.
Icing, it turns out, is like flossing: an ingrained practice that seems practical but is not strongly supported by clinical evidence.
Thu., March 7, 2019, 10:28 a.m.
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Thu., March 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
For two years, a group of world-class scientists pitched their idea for a hot new biotech company to investors: a start-up focused on a promising therapy for preeclampsia, a serious …
Wed., March 6, 2019, 5:03 p.m.
Statisticians looking at the data, revisiting it again, found that 14 percent of the people involved in the study were not randomized properly. Remember, in a randomized study
Wed., March 6, 2019, 5 p.m.
Providence Health’s new medication take-back kiosks include one in Sacred Heart Medical Center’s main lobby near the pharmacy and another within Holy Family Hospital’s north entrance. It also installed ones …
Tue., March 5, 2019, 6:08 p.m.
A mind-altering medication related to the club drug Special K won U.S. approval Tuesday for patients with hard-to-treat depression, the first in a series of long-overlooked substances being reconsidered for …
Tue., March 5, 2019, 2:31 p.m.
An Ohio teen defied his mother’s anti-vaccine beliefs and started getting his shots when he turned 18 – and told Congress on Tuesday that it’s crucial to counter fraudulent claims …
Tue., March 5, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
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Fri., March 1, 2019, 2:04 a.m.
Not too long ago, David LaMoureaux felt he had lost his faith in Washington’s medical marijuana system.
Fri., March 1, 2019
The rate of teens smoking cigarettes has dropped for the past decade. However, according to the CDC, tobacco use among U.S. youth is rising.
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
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Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 5 p.m.
Just a little nudge: Neurological service dog helps Spokane Alzheimer’s patient stay on track and in the moment
A Spokane woman with mild Alzheimer’s disease and her husband recently returned home from Tennesee with a trained neurological service dog, a labradoodle that will nudge her if she shows …
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 10:29 a.m.
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Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 5 a.m.
A genetically modified variety of wheat with built-in enzymes to break down gluten have been produced in laboratories. Now, the researchers are hoping to refine the idea in an effort …
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
The most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating disorders. In anorexia nervosa, the individual perceives him or herself as overweight when they are underweight and severely …