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Intensive Care: Spokane couple recovering after hospital stays following COVID-19 diagnosis

Christine Harbison and Mike Sandblom had just purchased a home together in Mead when Sandblom, an adult caregiver, started showing symptoms of coronavirus in November. Harbison followed in late December, her infection perhaps delayed by drugs she's taking to treat her multiple sclerosis. As the couple emerges from intensive care, they count themselves lucky, but know a long path to recovery is ahead.

Phil Spector, music producer convicted of murder, dies at 81 after contracting COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — Phil Spector, the visionary record producer who revolutionized pop music in the early 1960s with his majestic sound and fierce ambition but spent his final years behind bars after shooting and killing an aspiring actress in his Alhambra mansion, has died in a hospital after becoming infected with the coronavirus. He was 81.

First blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s goes on sale

A company has started selling the first blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, a leap for the field that could make it much easier for people to learn whether they have dementia. It also raises concern about the accuracy and impact of such life-altering news.

How to talk to children about a relative diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Luisa Echevarria remembers not understanding why her grandmother's behavior suddenly changed. "I was always very tuned into the adults," she said, recalling hearing her uncle and mother mentioning her grandmother was acting differently. "I started to notice these things, too."

Pipeline installed at water plant in Washington state

A pipeline was installed at the Water Treatment Plant in the Washington state city of Anacortes, which is investing $13 million into upgrades at the facility to provide better backup and storage capacity, officials said.

An abundance of risk, not caution, before Trump’s diagnosis

WASHINGTON – Standing well apart on the debate stage, President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden looked out at an odd sight – one section of the room dutifully in masks, the other section flagrantly without.

Woman sues, says she was hospitalized after prison dentistry

 A woman who says she suffered a life-threatening infection after Idaho’s prison staffers denied her antibiotics following dental surgery is suing state officials and Corizon Health, claiming she was subjected to cruel and unusual punishment.

Scientists get closer to blood test for Alzheimer’s disease

An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer’s disease from those without it in several studies, boosting hopes there soon might be a simple way to help diagnose this most common form of dementia.

Regis Philbin, television personality and host, dies at 88

NEW YORK – Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” has died at 88.