Stories tagged: health
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
Spokane’s newest psychiatric hospital was officially unveiled Thursday before a ceremony of about 50 people.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 5 a.m.
The Mayo Clinic, along with American Academy of Pediatrics researchers, suggest teen depression is more common than most people realize. In fact, the pediatrics group this past spring issued new …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
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Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
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Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 5 a.m.
Almost one in six teens in Spokane County uses e-cigarettes. At the same time, teen use of alcohol and cigarettes has declined dramatically.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 12:44 p.m.
Figures from a U.S. government survey released Friday show some progress in the fight against the ongoing opioid addiction crisis with fewer people in 2017 using heroin for the first …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 10:34 a.m.
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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
The costs of public health care plans will rise nearly 14 percent next year as a result of rate changes approved by state regulators.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
Since opening February 2017, Recovery Cafe in Peaceful Valley has served up support and social connections for people who are in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. A program of …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
In convenience stores spawned by the wellness wave, kombucha slushies take the place of corn-syrupy treats infused with red dye, tortilla chips are made of cassava flour instead of corn …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
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Sat., Sept. 8, 2018
Two years ago, Kris Maynard had an idea and a patent pending. Two months from now his patented product will be on the market and his dreams are bigger.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
New Providence Health intensive-day clinic offers mental health services for patients after leaving hospital
Providence on Thursday unveiled a new clinic to serve patients with mental illness through a new intensive day-treatment program called RISE.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
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Thu., Sept. 6, 2018
Through the growing popularity of sports like CrossFit, races like Spartan and the popularization of female MMA fighters and fitness gurus on social media, women weightlifting or doing extreme sports …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 5 p.m.
Diagnosing the diets: Health professionals urge caution when kids and teens want to restrict what they eat
Have kids who want to go vegetarian, vegan, even paleo? There are cautions around youth wanting to restrict food groups, say Spokane health professionals. While vegetarian can be healthy if …
Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
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Tue., Sept. 4, 2018
“Tobacco companies will want to bury a drug like this.”
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
Health care is now available at Blessings Under the Bridge, a weekly event that provides food and basic care items to Spokane’s homeless population.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
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Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Learning disabilities and other special education needs are common in children born with opioid-related symptoms from their mother’s drug use while pregnant, according to the first big U.S. study to …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
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Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 5 p.m.
Mabel Martin kept eyes on her mom’s face. The 4-year-old’s Aug. 21 visit at Shriners Hospital for Children in Spokane came less than three weeks after she fell from a …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
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Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
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Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 5 a.m.
The advice, issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics, may come as a shock to some parents. After spending years fretting over which toys to buy, which apps to download …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
My first piece of advice on this subject is that the conversation about drugs and alcohol is not a one-and-done thing. It should be an ongoing topic that is addressed …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
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Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 5 p.m.
Available since 2006, the HPV vaccine is being encouraged more strongly in 2018 by medical experts because of its link to cancer prevention. In July, the American Cancer Society launched …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 11:03 a.m.
Wally Lindblad is frustrated with the care he gets in assisted living. So he’s giving $1 million to WSU.
Waldron (Wally) Lindblad has a button strapped around his wrist that he presses when he needs help. Sitting in his recliner in his apartment at an assisted living facility in …