Perhaps those healthier school meals — often the butt of jokes and constant criticism — are finding acceptance among children after all.
WASHINGTON — Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick.
Oh, long, sunny summer days. So bright and inviting and treasured by schoolchildren.
PULLMAN — Thanks to the recent heat wave in the Northwest, millions of ticks have gone listless to stay alive.
CHICAGO (AP) — The song says a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but a study says that kind of imprecise measurement can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes.
The rate of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries — good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show.
WASHINGTON — Should a pharmaceutical sales rep be allowed to tell a doctor that the epilepsy drug Neurontin could also help treat bipolar disorders or insomnia?
Special celebration coming up? Are you thinking, “Oh, I can eat like crap for once. Its not like I am going to undo all my good work with one naughty day.”?
Sleep disturbances such as apnea may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, while moderate exercise in middle age and mentally stimulating games, such as crossword puzzles, may prevent the onset of the dementia-causing disease, according to research presented Monday.
I am new to Eastern Washington, coming here last fall to take the job as medical director at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in Spokane. I have held a faculty appointment in the University of Washington School of Medicine for the past 20 years.
PASCO — Washington state’s program to help people sign up for health insurance plans is looking for people interested in learning to be “navigators.”
The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries -- good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show.
WALLA WALLA — Alarmed that measles cases in Washington state have climbed to 27 so far this year — more than the past five years combined — public health officials in Walla Walla County and elsewhere are raising concerns about people who aren’t vaccinated.
If you are like me, there is something about the summer season that really makes you want to get outside.
WASHINGTON — The nation’s largest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is dramatically scaling back its coverage of compounded medications, saying most of the custom-mixed medicines are ineffective or overpriced.
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