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UW-GU medical school building takes shape

The new medical education building is taking shape at the southwest corner of Spokane Falls Boulevard and Hamilton Street. The University of Washington and Gonzaga University have agreed to a long-term lease of the four-story, 90,000-square-foot structure...

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Acceleration physical therapy practice plans $2.2 million new building

Dave Jeter and Beth Sweigert, owners and founders of Acceleration Physical Therapy PLLC, plan to ...

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WSU's Gleason Institute for Neuroscience to open next week

Washington State University's Steve Gleason Institute for Neuroscience will open its adaptive techno...

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Fall prevention becomes growing focus

In order for retirement home residents to avoid falls, retirement communities have developed ...

L&I proposes increase in workers’ compensation premiums

The Washington state Department of Labor & Industries is proposing a 3.1% overall average rate ...

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Eastern State Hospital steps up during pandemic

In the face of COVID-19, Eastern State Hospital, in Medical Lake, has been recognized by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for setting up separate wards for quarantined patients and COVID-positive patients, despite a temporary funding cutback. ...

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Parting Thoughts with LifeCenter Northwest’s Kevin O’Connor

Kevin O’Connor has announced his pending retirement from the position of president and CEO at organ and tissue procurement organization LifeCenter Northwest, which is based in Bellevue and has an office in Spokane. O’Connor, age 66, spent most of his...

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2021 Rising Stars: Crimson Medical Solutions’ Stephen Bone

Stephen Bone, the CEO and cofounder of Crimson Medical Solutions Inc. uses the word “stoked” to describe his excitement for the company’s simple but practical advance in intravenous safety equipment, called the IV Manager. “I’m so excited about...

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2021 Rising Stars: Providence Health Care’s Dr. Jessica Lundgren

With her father being a physician, it’s probably not a stretch to think that Dr. Jessica Lundgren, of Providence Health Care, ultimately would go on to the same profession. But the 35-year-old internal medicine physician says she sometimes still finds ...

Lifestyle changes can help reverse pre-diabetes

Do you have difficulty losing weight? Do you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure, or have you been told you have pre-diabetes? What if I told you that you could prevent your heart attack and prevent diabetes? And what if you learned it could be ...

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