Stories tagged: health
Sat., June 22, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Saturday, June 22, 2019.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex drive: a shot they can give themselves in the thigh or abdomen that raises sexual interest for …
Thu., June 20, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Thursday, June 20, 2019.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 5:15 p.m.
A new study says preschoolers on U.S. government food aid have grown a little less pudgy. The research published Tuesday offers fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates …
Wed., June 19, 2019, 5:02 p.m.
The truth is that eating disorders in midlife and beyond are all too common among women.
Wed., June 19, 2019, 4:58 p.m.
A provocative question calls for some simple facts.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
Snoring should get checked if it gets louder and has symptoms such as gasps for air or interrupted breathing. Health experts are less concerned about what’s called primary snoring as …
Thu., June 13, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
When Jessica Biel suddenly appeared on Twitter this week with opponents of vaccination legislation at the California Capitol, it ignited a social media storm over whether the actress, wife of …
Wed., June 12, 2019, 5 p.m.
Summit Cancer Centers in Spokane has started offering patients a new procedure, using a Paxman Scalp Cooling System cap for minimizing hair loss during chemotherapy.
Wed., June 12, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
It turns out that most of the things that keep your brain healthy are the same things that keep the rest of your body healthy.
Fri., June 7, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
So how can people reap the benefits of social media without letting it harm their mental health?
Thu., June 6, 2019, 8:05 p.m.
More than 1 million people worldwide are infected daily by sexually transmitted infections chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and syphilis, according to World Health Organization estimates.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Spokane Regional Health District officials confirmed three cases of hepatitis A in Spokane County.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 6:14 p.m.
Health officials in Idaho on Wednesday confirmed a measles case in Latah County, the first in the state since 2001.
Wed., June 5, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
While the FDA has OK’d certain sweeteners, a new study out of New York’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine indicates that drinking diet soda every day increases your risk of …
Wed., June 5, 2019
Two Spokane friends Curtis Jones, 13, and Ella Ludwig, 12, talk about life with Type 1 diabetes. Curtis will be a youth delegate in July talking to U.S. Congress members …
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 10:04 p.m.
The results were from an analysis of hundreds of thousands of insurance claims. Verifying that the drug would actually have that effect in people would require a costly clinical trial …
Tue., June 4, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
Sat., June 1, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Thursday, June 6, 2019.
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 10:04 p.m.
Two students who live off-campus have confirmed cases of the virus, which is making a comeback amid declining vaccination rates. Classes are occurring as scheduled at the school in Cheney, …
Wed., May 29, 2019, 2:17 p.m.
Changing up exercise routines helps boost fitness while stemming boredom. Now there’s ClassPass, a monthly subscription app recently available in Spokane to book classes at a network of boutique fitness …
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 9:29 p.m.
As states debate making it tougher for students to avoid vaccinations for religious or philosophical reasons, federal data shows children using such waivers are outnumbered in many states by those …
Tue., May 28, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Tuesday, May 28, 2019.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 6:09 p.m.
U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, a $2.125 million gene therapy meant to cure a disorder that rapidly destroys a baby’s muscle control and kills most within …
Thu., May 23, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
Ask the doctors advice column for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
Wed., May 22, 2019, 5 p.m.
More younger women are having heart attacks. Here are steps to minimize risk.
Wed., May 22, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Renae Wedlake wanted to provide infusion nursing care on her own terms. With All Heart Infusion, she’s doing it her way.
All Heart Infusion was formed in September 2017, and received nonprofit status June 2018. Currently, Wedlake and her team of three nurses care for 48 patients throughout Eastern Washington and …
Wed., May 22, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
Women and men have many health concerns in common, but there are a few that are either exclusively female, typically female or experienced differently by females. Menstruation, endometriosis, giving birth, …
Sat., May 18, 2019, 9:35 a.m.
Dear Annie advice column for Saturday, May 18, 2019.
Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
Miss Manners advice column for Thursday, May 16, 2019.