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Majority of new Spokane medical students are women

For the first time in the nation’s history, the enrollment of women in medical degrees has surpassed male enrollment, a trend that Spokane-area medical schools say has found its way into their halls. And what’s more, they report that a growing ...

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Working with a True Life Canvas

As the daughter of Coeur d’Alene artist Stephen Shortridge, Hayley Shortridge-Gabriel foresaw a ...

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Postpartum depression is more than ‘baby blues’

As many as one in five mothers experience postpartum depression, says Spokane-based licensed ...

Blue Cross of Idaho opens office in Coeur d’Alene

Blue Cross of Idaho has opened an office in Coeur d’Alene that the health insurance provider says ...

Commentary: Paid leave is sound business practice

Offering paid parental leave for all employees isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s also a ...

CarePartners plans memory-care facility on Spokane’s North Side

A 60-bed memory care facility is planned for Spokane’s North Side, says Kelley Smith, CarePartners Management Group LLC vice president of sales and marketing. Spokane Special Care Community, owned and operated by Mercer Island, Washington-based ...

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Fatal fall rate in Spokane County is higher than state, nation

Spokane County’s rate of deaths from falls is more than double of that of the rest of the U.S. and Washington state as a whole, according to Spokane Regional Health District. ...

Summit Cancer Centers to open new office in Sandpoint

Summit Cancer Centers plans to open another of its cancer clinics—this one to be located in Sandpoint—and begin seeing clients on Oct. 1. The cancer center will be located at 414 Church, suite 306, of the Sandpoint Center. ...

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Establishing a health care corridor in Coeur d’Alene

The city of Coeur d’Alene is considering forming an urban renewal district to help create a health corridor. The city has formed a coalition that includes ignite cda, Kootenai Health, and Omaha, Nebraska-based consulting company HDR to develop a master...

Glucose Revival reloads after successful launch

Selling out of your product barely a month in to launch signals you may be on to something. Kris Maynard, the founder of Spokane startup Glucose Revival, says the company is again selling its glucose gel alert necklaces for people with diabetes on its ...

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