Stories tagged: blood tests
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Federal officials are warning that some blood tests may have “significantly” underestimated lead levels, and they are urging the retesting of some children, as well as pregnant and breast-feeding women.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016
DEAR DOCTOR K: Last week I received the results of some recent blood work. A few of my values fell just outside the normal range. My doctor says it’s fine, …
Sun., Nov. 24, 2013
Two hospitals in Spokane County had the worst record last year in Washington for sending newborn screening samples on time to the state’s specialized lab. At Valley Hospital, more than …
Tue., Jan. 20, 2009
Dear Dr. Gott: Awhile ago, you printed a letter from a 62-year-old woman who was likely suffering from menopause. Your answers were not complete in that you (and all other …