Stories tagged: screening
Sat., Oct. 19, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane County Health Officer Bob Lutz said both enzyme deficiency-related conditions are rare, but an early diagnosis can greatly affect a patient’s trajectory.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 10:57 a.m.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection aims to utilize facial recognition at 20 major international airports on 16,300 flights per week by 2021. The technology is already being used at 17 …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
Spokane International Airport reported business as usual, despite a record number of TSA screener sickouts nationally, stemming from the partial government shutdown which began a month ago.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
Whether to get screened for prostate cancer is a question that men aged 55 to 69 should decide themselves in consultation with their doctors, according to finalized guidance issued Tuesday …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s latest executive order on refugees is, in effect, a continuation of his ban on a majority of applicants, according to refugee advocates. They say the continued restrictions …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s four-month worldwide ban on refugees ended Tuesday, officials said, as his administration prepared to unveil tougher new screening procedures.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
The Transportation Security Administration has declined to say exactly where-and how-employees will be touching air travelers as part of the more invasive physical pat-down procedure it recently ordered.
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016
It’s time for us to let people who are living with mental health conditions know that they are not alone, and that the government is providing important protections for people …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016
The increased demand for mental health care services is healthy, but the supply of caregivers is holding back progress.
Sun., Nov. 24, 2013
The baby in Arkansas seems healthy at birth, but Aiden Cooper can’t keep down formula. Don’t worry, he’s fine, doctors assure his mother as they leave the hospital. You’re just …
Sun., Nov. 24, 2013
Experts in the field of newborn screening say that turnaround time – how quickly a blood sample is obtained after birth and sent to the lab to be analyzed – …