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Water cooler: J.K. Rowling releases first chapters of ‘The Ickabog’

J.K. Rowling is publishing a new children’s book online. The “Harry Potter” author released the first two chapters of “The Ickabog” on a new website ( Tuesday, explaining that the story will be released for free over the next seven weeks. Posted every weekday, each installment will be “a chapter (or two or three).”

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Diabetes and COVID-19: What you should know

UPDATED: Thu., May 21, 2020

People with diabetes have a higher risk of severe illness or death if they get COVID-19. However, new studies are showing that patients with well-managed diabetes and better control of blood sugar tend to have less adverse impacts.
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Webinar: Well-being and resilience during COVID-19

On Wednesday, the Next Generation Medicine Lecture series has scheduled a free webinar, “Well-Being and Resilience During COVID-19,” by Anne Browning, assistant dean for a well-being program at University of Washington School of Medicine.
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A new pandemic concern: Fear of dialing 911

UPDATED: Thu., May 14, 2020

MultiCare neurologist Dr. Madeleine Geraghty knows firsthand about consequences from stroke victims who delayed calling 911. A recent elderly patient who feared getting COVID-19 waited a day, and now she has permanent damage.
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The end of smallpox

Forty years ago today, the World Health Organization declared smallpox eradicated from the face of the Earth.

Asking the right questions of your CBD company

Bluegrass Hemp Oil in Spokane Valley offers a variety of products that can be very effective for helping with some health conditions. (Courtesy BHO)

If you are like most CBD (cannabidiol) curious consumers, you’ve heard CBD can help with many ailments.