Stories tagged: health
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.
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Sat., July 21, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
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UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 10:56 a.m.
A $125,000 grant will mean nearly $1 million in comprehensive dental care to Washington state residents in need, boosting services provided by volunteer dentists and labs.
Thu., July 19, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
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UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
Spokane sleep research has found clues to how night work disturbs the body’s metabolism and increases risk of obesity, diabetes and health disorders.
Wed., July 18, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
Crawling kids on floors stir up all sorts of dust and dirt. Whether it’s carpeted, wood or just plain dirt as they crawl, they eat and inhale yukky stuff. Is …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 9:26 p.m.
Scientists no longer have to collect poop to get key data on the health of endangered right whales. A new study indicates that under the right conditions, scientist can get …
Tue., July 17, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
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Sun., July 15, 2018
Since 2003, food production within Washington’s Department of Corrections has shifted towards larger, industrial-scale operations. But while the move has generated cost savings, some inmates and their advocates also see …
Fri., July 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
They say that we cannot rush our healing, but I am pretty sure “they” just don’t hike enough.
Thu., July 12, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
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Wed., July 11, 2018, 7:04 p.m.
Decades ago, hundreds of nuns and priests made an extraordinary decision: They agreed to donate their brains upon death to science, hoping to help solve mysteries about Alzheimer’s and other …
Wed., July 11, 2018, 1:14 p.m.
If you have allergies and made it through another Spokane spring, congratulations! For many of you, allergy symptoms may be over; however, there are plenty of people who have a …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
China on Tuesday allowed Liu Xia to fly to Berlin, ending an eight-year house arrest that drew international criticism and made the soft-spoken, chain-smoking 57-year-old poet with a shaven head …
Sat., July 7, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
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UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Washington fares better than most U.S. states in taking care of its kids, especially when it comes to health, according to a new report by Kids Count.
Thu., July 5, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
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UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Spokane has a higher rate of depression than both Washington and the U.S., according to a study published this month from Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
Tue., July 3, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
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Sun., July 1, 2018
If America had some good friends right now – the kind who will tell you hard truths – those friends would be sitting the country down and saying it’s time …
Sun., July 1, 2018
Increased awareness about sports-related brain trauma has brought a wave of new wearable technology designed to make athletes safer.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 9:49 a.m.
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Wed., June 27, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Two recent studies have tackled this question and highlighted promising, but different, strategies on cutting cravings.
Wed., June 27, 2018, 4:56 p.m.
As more kids get diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, new research led by a Seattle professor has found yet another concern. Medications are less effective on youth than their adult …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
Tyler Hilinski was far from alone. As researchers have moved beyond the NFL to look at the brains of high school and college athletes, they’re increasingly finding signs of traumatic …
Sun., June 24, 2018
Last fall, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged what years of research has shown: HIV-positive people in treatment who have an undetectable amount of the virus in their …
Sat., June 23, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
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UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 12:59 p.m.
Getting through Transportation Security Administration airport screening can be stressful enough, but add in a medical condition like a colostomy bag or artificial joints, and you might go through even …
Thu., June 21, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
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