Stories tagged: health
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 11:09 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.
Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 1:11 p.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.
Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5 a.m.
In a study, smokers who used e-cigs during their attempt to quit fared better than those who didn’t.
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 5 p.m.
Mental Health First Aid: The eight-hour course that’s new to Spokane teaches people how to identify, understand and respond to people who show signs of mental illnesses and substance use …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
People’s Pharmacy advice column for Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 10 a.m.
Government numbers show health insurance sign-ups for the Affordable Care Act are down with just a few days left to enroll.
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 6 a.m.
Orrin Gorman McClellan took his own life following an extended battle with the wounds that so many warriors bring home with them – post-traumatic stress disorder, likely traumatic brain injury, …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
“A Soldier’s Journey: Last Supper to No Goodbye” is a book of poems, journal entries and photographs marking the experiences of Orrin Gorman McClellan, a Whidbey Island native who served …
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
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Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Global health experts are urging the Trump administration to allow U.S. government disease specialists – “some of the world’s most experienced” – to return to northeastern Congo to help fight …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
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Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 6 p.m.
The medication, called Vitrakvi, is the second treatment to receive FDA clearance based on a common biomarker found in an array of cancers. The drug, also called larotrectinib, was approved …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 5 p.m.
Parents might expect babies to start sleeping through the night by around 6 months old to a year, based on a common premise to look for that milestone. However, McGill …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
People’s Pharmacy column for Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 2 p.m.
With a single pill, Xofluza can shorten the fevers, chills, sore throat, and other symptoms that make a bout of the flu so miserable.
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 1 p.m.
Your best defense against cold and flu is a healthy immune system, which can protect you against invading viruses. With that in mind, I wanted to look at how the …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 9:57 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
Two rail conductors who formerly worked for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad are suing the train company in Idaho state court, claiming they became ill after being exposed to dangerous …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
Ask the doctors for Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 7 a.m.
New research being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology’s annual meeting in Seattle suggests there’s a link between parental sucking on a pacifier and a lower …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 6 a.m.
The People’s Pharmacy advice column for Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 5 p.m.
A new music video uses “The Price” song of ’80s band Twisted Sister for a diabetes awareness project backed by Mead resident Kris Maynard, a firefighter at Fairchild Air Force …
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, noon
Medical equipment, shots and being in the hospital can be scary for children. Two students at Eastern Washington University created a kids workshop on Saturday, with activities and art projects, …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
Temple Grandin sees the autism spectrum in some of the world’s most successful people. “I’ve been to Microsoft, Google, Facebook, NASA – there’s a lot of people with autism there,” …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
Food-safety investigators are working to pinpoint the source of drug-resistant salmonella found in raw turkey meat as a nationwide outbreak expands just before the largest turkey consumption day of the …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Cracks on heels and overall dry skin problems usher in with colder weather, and often, people set themselves up to worsen issues in part because of those tempting long, hot …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 10:16 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health.