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WSU researcher studies marijuana use among pregnant women

New research shows the use of cannabis among pregnant women is increasing as both medical and recreational marijuana are legalized in more states. ...

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Workplace sexism can be harmful to women’s health

Though notable strides in workplace culture and policy change undoubtedly have improved employment ...

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MulitCare physician explores new spine surgery technique

After 20 years of chronic back pain, former Stevens County Commissioner Fran Bessermin ...

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Preterm birth rates haven’t declined in decades

Preterm birth rates from the local to the national level have remained fairly stable for the past ...

Gonzaga alum sets up north Spokane physical therapy office

Gonzaga University graduate Michael Stobie currently is setting up his own physical therapy clinic ...

StretchLab to debut club in Coeur d’Alene

Seeking to add to her suite of growing franchise fitness clubs, Jaimee Cox has targeted the end of February to open StretchLab, at 2007 Tea Olive Lane, directly north of Lake City High School in Coeur d’Alene. ...

Biking, running, swimming for recovery

In the middle of the night, gynecologic oncologist Dr. Melanie Bergman sat next to Rose Mary Volbrecht on her hospital bed at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, consoling her with the words...

Adolescent girls bored at higher rates than boys, study shows

If you’re the parent of a teenager, or spend any amount of time around them, it’s not a surprise to hear them say they’re bored. ...

Providence, nurses reach tentative agreement

The Washington State Nurses Association says it has reached a tentative agreement with management, including at Providence hospitals in Spokane. The announced accord comes the day after the United Steelworkers Local 5114 says members in Idaho ratified ...

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Spokane groups establish legislative priorities

Issues and opportunities involving housing and health care top the list of priorities for Spokane-area municipalities and organizations as they prepare to make their cases at the 2020 Washington state legislative session. To bolster the housing market...

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