Dance for Parkinson’s is in more than 300 locations worldwide, including Spokane. In March, its national program director, David Leventhal, is scheduled to host a training workshop at Gonzaga University for new instructors from various states attending a regional dance conference.
Eight-year-old Levi Markland told lawmakers Tuesday he’s not supposed to worry about dying, but he does. Levi has Type 1 diabetes and his family spends up to $1,000 a month on insulin so he can be healthy.
South Korea is now the newest front in a widening global outbreak centered in China and now reverberating elsewhere.
RICHMOND, Va. – The young woman who walked into an emergency room in Milwaukee began her journey about 12 hours earlier, at a Chicago-area hospital, more than 90 miles away. She had been raped, but there was no one trained to do a forensic examination at the first hospital she went to – or the next, or the next, or the next. So she drove herself from place to place.
People are more likely to buy things when prices end in 99 cents rather than rounded up to the next dollar, or cars with mileage under 1,000 instead of past that mark. Now researchers say something similar might be happening with age perception and heart surgery.
Intermittent fasting confines eating to a shorter time frame during the day followed by fasting typically for 16 hours. Variations are eating windows of 6, 8 or 10 hours. Studies are indicating health benefits.
After 37 years, Patrick Zim Pearce – known as P.Z. – has retired from the Spokane sports medicine pillar he help build with stints as a team physician for the Spokane Indians, Spokane Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks and Eastern Washington University, among other roles.
Millions of Americans will host or attend Super Bowl parties this Sunday. Munchies abound on tables typically for more than four hours. Spoiler alert: Food poisoning is all too common, the USDA says.
A Spokane-based study found that a healthy body’s biological clock plays a role in protecting the heart against the toxicity of radiation treatment in mice.
A healthy biological clock is important as a mechanism that affects the body’s processes and regulates up to 50% of genes, so keeping it in tune affects health, whether you’re fit or fighting a disease.
New moms in Washington would be able to have state-funded coverage for up to one year after giving birth, under two bills being considered by the Senate.
Empire Concussion and Trauma Recovery recently opened at two clinic sites in Spokane, said Maile Mohsenian, an occupational therapist who also operates Empire Pediatric Therapy. Mohsenian said the clinic has long treated concussion in children, but she saw a gap for such care among adults.
Trinity agrees to stop selling health “sharing” policies, pay $150,000 fine, insurance commissioner says.
U.S. residents older than age 50 are at risk for shingles because the body’s immune system weakens with age, but a number of younger people can get the condition, as well. Here’s what to consider.
U.S. regulators on Friday approved expanded use of a fish-oil-based drug for preventing serious heart complications in high-risk patients already taking cholesterol-lowering pills.
For her daughter with Angelman syndrome, Spokane’s Shari Blum researched possible benefits of hemp extracts and organic terpenes in plants. She found a combination that she says helped her daughter improve motor function, communication and sleep.
Experts are sharply split over the effectiveness of an experimental new Alzheimer’s drug