Here come seasonal allergies. Only this year, they usher in with concerns about the coronavirus. Sniffs and sneezes get viewed with higher suspicion. Allergy symptoms, along with those for asthma, could raise alarms about COVID-19.
In March, a nonprofit insurer began an outreach to call more than 265,000 members statewide who might be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, unemployment, food insecurity or issues getting supplies.
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 (theickabog.com) 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).”
An iconic piece of jewelry turns 50 this year – a simple metal bracelet that is like a miniature time capsule from the Vietnam War. A student group first created that era’s POW/MIA bracelets in 1970.
With summer on its way, for many, it signals lazy days and longer nights. Summer might also be a wonderful time to catch up on maintenance projects and complete all your to-do projects around the home.
The following students have achieved honor roll status for the winter 2020 quarter at Spokane Community College. To be named to the list, students must achieve a GPA of 3.0 or greater.
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.
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.
The Roald Dahl HQ YouTube channel has been active for years now, but it has been in the last few days that it received more views than ever before.
As parts of Washington enter phases of reopening, tourism leaders say families have started to ask about summer travel. If all goes well, more trips could begin by July or August. When travel does return, it will look different for at least a while.
Few things having to do with travel will be unchanged in the post-coronavirus world, but of all the ways we travel, the all-American road trip might be least affected – at least from a regulatory standpoint.
It’s been years since I was last in Montreal, but once this difficult time ends and we are all able to move around safely again, it’s the first place I want to go.
At the end of March, President Donald Trump announced the extension of social distancing guidelines for another month – and set off a national scramble for standalone freezers.
Vegetable planting is in full swing, and it’s time to get the potatoes in the ground.
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.
Fear and anxiety in COVID-19 times can spiral into increased stress or even a panic attack, but experts offer strategies on how to reframe the mind and battle back against mounting concerns.
Fear is another lethal hazard of this pandemic, blocking the youngest patients from basic care as everyday medical appointments grind to a halt across Africa, South America and Southeast Asia.
New apps and online portals have designs to help you squeeze in family fun breaks throughout the day when we’re all home together more during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are a few virtual activities designed for the entire family.
Retail stores in Washington can resume limited operations with new rules on protection for employees and curbside delivery for customers ordering online or by phone.
Forty years ago today, the World Health Organization declared smallpox eradicated from the face of the Earth.
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