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Cooking up personal care

Pilgrim's Market employees Sue McMahon and Jen Plum regularly teach women about cooking methods in classes held at the Coeur d'Alene natural health products store, although the results from the recipes they demonstrate rarely get taste the two tips...

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Navigating the Medicare Haze

It can be a daunting task for an individual to enroll in Medicare and stay abreast of annual premium and benefit changes that occur in dozens of plan options in any given year, say sources here who work with government and private health insurance...

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Care Cars drives support for elderly

Around 300 Spokane County residents receive more than 4,000 rides to their medical appointments each year courtesy of Care Cars, a program here that is seeking to increase significantly its number of volunteer drivers by January.The program is a...

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Rooftop-grown greens help Sacred Heart spice up menu

The Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital Green Team has a fresh take on the old idea of hospital food: growing herbs in rooftop planters for use in cafeteria and patient meals. The planters, located on the east roof of a...

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Inland Imaging installs new MRI machine at Holy Family

Inland Imaging LLC, of Spokane, has added a new wide-bore magnetic resonance imaging machine to its operation in Providence Holy Family Hospital, on Spokane's North Side.Inland Imaging installed the new device earlier this month, and company the...

Six key areas of focus for evolving health care industry

Everyone knows the health care industry is evolving dramatically. Change is a common occurrence in the health care delivery system. For the health care industry in our country to advance progressively and improve upon the quality of care to its...

Spokane trauma program to be replicated in Seattle

A school-based trauma intervention program developed and being used here will be expanded to Seattle through a collaborative effort and with the help of a three-year, $651,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Spokane-based says....

COHE here expands, opens to self-insured employers

The Spokane-based Eastern Washington Center of Occupational Health & Education is broadening its service area with the addition of Benton, Franklin, and Kittitas counties.Daniel Hansen, Eastern Washington COHE director, says the program recently...

Seattle-based pain-treatment provider opens Valley clinic

Seattle Pain Center Medical Corp., a specialty medical practice doing business here as Spokane Pain Center, has opened a clinic in Spokane Valley, says Jodi Hoffman, the practice manager based at the new clinic.Spokane Pain Center is located of...

VA clinic in Cd'A to expand at new medical building

Parkwood Business Properties, of Coeur d'Alene, is developing a $1.8 million medical office building, where Spokane-based Mann-Grandstaff Veterans Affairs Medical Center plans to move its Coeur d'Alene Community-based Outpatient Clinic, Spokane at...

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