Stories tagged: health
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:33 p.m.
The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 11:35 p.m.
Air quality in Spokane has tipped into the “hazardous” range, and regional air quality monitors caution anyone, regardless of health, from exerting themselves out of doors.
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Ask the doctor advice column for Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
The question hung as heavily as the air over Spokane on Thursday: Should I run outside or stay indoors?
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 3:39 p.m.
Some dermatologists and consumers have preferred sunscreen without those ingredients anyway, using protection with physical blockers such as zinc and titanium oxide for sensitive skin or other reasons. There is …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
It’s clear we’ll be hearing a lot about health care in the weeks to come. It’s also clear that the talk about health care – the framing, the spinning, the …
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 10:08 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
Shriners Hospitals for Children in Spokane is reducing its staff by about 10 percent as it converts to a “micro hospital” with more focus on outpatient care.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
Miss Manners advice column for Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 6 a.m.
He or she has probably learned about the mechanics of sex in a health class in school, but as we all know, there is so much more surrounding sex and …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
Studies indicate interval high-then-low exercise can help boost metabolism. The body can burn more calories after a workout, and it’s good for fitness conditioning. At gyms, you might find the …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 5 a.m.
Willean Lindstrom, a 105-year-old resident of Fairfield, has lived in Spokane County her entire life.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 5 p.m.
The deadly Ebola virus has killed at least nine people in Congo’s latest outbreak in North Kivu province, the country’s health ministry said Tuesday, while the World Health Organization said …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 10:03 a.m.
Ask the doctors column for Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 11:44 a.m.
Brazil’s Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have been infected and five have died in a measles outbreak linked to cases imported from neighboring Venezuela.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 4 p.m.
A summer class called Happy Dance & More is helping people with Parkinson’s disease to exercise and work on mobility. The session has 15 dancers, including patients as well as …
Tue., July 31, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
Take your calcium. Take your vitamin D. Take your fish oil. Take, take, take. It will keep you healthy. We doctors say this all the time with just a whiff …
Sat., July 28, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Saturday, July 28, 2018.
Sat., July 28, 2018, 5 a.m.
Two baseball teams and a stadium full of fans celebrated as five-month old Harper Marie Hepner, who entered the world eight weeks premature at 2 lbs, 7 ozs, crossed home …
UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
The city of Spokane recently completed a program to remove all lead lines in its water system.
Thu., July 26, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Thursday, July 26, 2018.
Thu., July 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
Spokane Public Library secures grant for Kindles for Kids at Providence Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital
Kids and technology go hand-in-hand, and thanks to a grant obtained by Spokane Public Library, children in the Andrew Rypien School Program at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital, have their hands …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Hopes are rising again for a drug to alter the course of Alzheimer’s disease after decades of failures. An experimental therapy slowed mental decline by 30 percent in patients who …
Wed., July 25, 2018, 5 p.m.
That water you’re diving into might not be as clean as you think. A federal report found nearly 500 waterborne illness outbreaks from 2000 through 2014 traced to treated recreational …
Tue., July 24, 2018, 10:23 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
Sat., July 21, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Saturday, July 21, 2018.