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Nelson Brothers Inc.: Inventor at heart

Nelson Brothers Inc.: Inventor at heart

Rod Nelson, president and owner of Spokane Valley-based Nelson Brothers Inc., has developed a concep…

SRM, Merrill Gardens team up on senior projects

SRM, Merrill Gardens team up on senior projects

Spokane-based SRM Development LLC has teamed up with Merrill Gardens LLC, of Seattle, to develop a g…

Students 4 Seniors bridges the tech gap

Students 4 Seniors bridges the tech gap

Spokane Students 4 Seniors is putting the skills of tech-savvy students to use, teaching technology …

Bioidentical hormone therapy benefits touted

Bioidentical hormone therapy benefits touted

A practitioner and a pharmacist working in the same building in the Spokane medical district claim t…

Finding time for breast-feeding in the workplace

Finding time for breast-feeding in the workplace

For many Spokane-area mothers, returning to work also means finding both the time and privacy to be able to breast-feed their newborn, or to express breast milk during work hours. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent Breast Feed…

Statewide training for rural manufacturers advances

Statewide training for rural manufacturers advances

Innovate Washington, an affiliate of Spokane-based Ignite Northwest, is overseeing $2.4 million in federal grant money being used primarily to pay for advanced training for rural employees in manufacturing-related fields statewide.The U.S. Department of…

Apex Therapy grows in its incontinence treatment

Apex Therapy grows in its incontinence treatment

Here’s how Amy Sanderson, a certified pelvic-floor practitioner for Apex Physical Therapy, describes how she finds satisfaction in the work that she does, helping treat women battling urinary incontinence.“At the end of treatment, my patient came in…

Touchmark occupancy stays high as it passes threshold

Touchmark occupancy stays high as it passes threshold

Operators of the upscale Touchmark on South Hill retirement community believe the complex stays near full capacity because of the comforts it offers and wide-array of services for seniors spanning different ages.Upon first entering Touchmark’s lobby, …