Washington state’s policy for providing free braces for kids enrolled in Medicaid is beginning to straighten out, state health officials said last week.
Can't grasp the significance of 60 pounds? Imagine carrying an 8-year-old around your neck several hours per day.
There is little doctors can do for those suffering serious brain injuries from car crashes, athletics and battle, other than wait and treat the symptoms, but a unique collaboration between those who study mental illness and those who treat the disorders offers hope for new therapies.
Boling, an affable geriatrician who drives like Jeff Gordon, has been visiting elderly patients in their homes since 1984. In those early years, as a newly-minted faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University, he staffed a clinic in the morning and made house calls in the afternoon.
A Detroit-based health system has unveiled a new hospital gown that aims to put the wraps on a big source of patients’ grumbles — a lack of rear coverage.
Beginning to make healthful changes in your life has its challenges. Continuing them several weeks or months into your program can be tough, too.
November is “National Diabetes Month.”
WALLA WALLA — Medical schools in Washington and elsewhere are demanding more and more of incoming applicants.
The Washington Healthplanfinder site was down Sunday night to Monday morning while the Department of Social and Health Services did weekly maintenance to their eligibility service, said Bethany Frey, spokeswoman for the Washington Healthplanfinder. “This was not any type of a glitch or outage,” Frey said.
WALLA WALLA — Dr. Annette Wundes from the University of Washington Multiple Sclerosis Center will present information on the changing landscape of the disease in a free patient education program.
COLLEGE PLACE — A Survivors of Suicide Loss Day event will be held 2-4:30 p.m. Nov. 22 at SonBridge, 1200 S.E. 12th St.
Few things are cuter than a baby with a “binky.” He is content to slurp quietly, not crying for the moment. A baby with a pacifier can bring easier nights to Mom and Dad. It feels good to give a child something they love, and many kids love their binkies.
More than 11 percent of school-age children in the United States have been given diagnoses of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, a rate markedly higher than a decade ago. Might polluted food and air help explain this surge?
WALLA WALLA — Renowned humorist David Sedaris’ recent work is “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.”
In case anyone needed another reason to love chocolate, a new study suggests a natural compound found in cocoa, tea and some vegetables can reverse age-related memory loss.
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