Stories tagged: health
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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Thu., June 21, 2018
‘Modern-day medicine people:’ Students get hands-on experience at Na-ha-shnee Health Sciences Institute
The Na-ha-shnee Health Sciences Institute, a fusion of summer camp and in-depth health education for Native American high school students, is underway this week.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Frappuccino sales are struggling, and concerns about how much sugar the slushy drinks contain may be among the reasons.
Tue., June 19, 2018, 10:11 a.m.
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Sat., June 16, 2018
Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho dedicated its new $5 million health center Friday afternoon in Spokane, with staff saying the modernized clinic will allow them to care …
Thu., June 14, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
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Wed., June 13, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
Prevention and moderation are the keys to protecting your kids, and there are plenty of options for barriers to shield them from the harmful rays.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
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Tue., June 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
Washington is drastically underfunding basic public health services that hampers monitoring and preventing the spread of infectious disease, according to state Health Secretary John Wiesman.
Tue., June 12, 2018
As the kids wrap up another school year, many of us are planning to travel. Whether you are traveling within the United States or to another country, there are several …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Spokane has a new milestone to brag about: Medical students are fighting to come here.
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 8:28 a.m.
Washington health insurers have filed requests to raise individual market premiums an average of 19 percent for 2019, with substantial variation among insurers.
Tue., June 5, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
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Sat., June 2, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
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Thu., May 31, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
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Wed., May 30, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
Hours after ABC axed the reboot of her eponymous sitcom, Roseanne Barr blamed sleeping pills for the racist tweets that prompted her show’s cancellation.
Wed., May 30, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Regional dental offices affiliated with Smile Source will offer a day of free dental care Saturday for people who can’t afford certain treatments, including extractions, fillings and emergency care.
Tue., May 29, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
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Sat., May 26, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
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Sat., May 26, 2018
Washington’s Department of Health has a cheery summer reminder for you: Washington is among the states with the highest rate of skin cancer diagnosis.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 10:51 a.m.
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UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 6:27 a.m.
The morning after last year’s Labor Day concert, Spokane Symphony bass player Patrick McNally felt a strange numbness run down the left side of his body. He felt weak. So …
Wed., May 23, 2018, 5 p.m.
Proteins do a lot of important things in addition to their structural roles in things like your muscles and bones.
Tue., May 22, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
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Sat., May 19, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
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Sat., May 19, 2018
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine on Tuesday dedicated a cancer research lab to Tamara Hennings, who died from cancer in 2012. Her parents
Fri., May 18, 2018, 12:13 p.m.
People’s pharmacy advice column for Thursday, May 17, 2018.
Thu., May 17, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
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Thu., May 17, 2018
Now, researchers at Harvard University have found a small but significant increase in the weekly consumption of high-carbohydrate sports drinks among teens.