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Overall vascular health should be factored into varicose vein options, physician says

Women should talk to health providers about overall vascular health when looking for relief from symptoms caused by varicose veins, says Dr. Stephen Murray, a surgeon at the Providence Vascular Institute, in Spokane. Females seeking medical procedures t...

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AEastern therapies used as alternative treatments

Spokane acupuncturist and East Asian medical practitioner Rebekah Giangreco says she strives to help women find solutions to what ails both mind and body, naturally. The New Moon Family Wellness Center, which is owned by Giangreco and her husband, Antho...

In-home care services company moves, launches training center

The owner of the Spokane Valley franchise of Visiting Angels, which offers in-home care services, has moved to larger quarters in the Valley and has opened a training center. Trondheim LLC, the Spokane Valley-based franchisee company owned by Cindy Jo...

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Inland Northwest economy continues to make positive strides

In some sectors of the Inland Northwest economy, activity levels are returning to prerecession levels, welcome news that comes none too soon for economic observers. In overall employment, Spokane-area economists are expecting job growth next year, though...

Despite uncertainties, health care sector executives are optimistic

Health care executives appear mostly upbeat about the vitality of that sector here in the coming year, despite continuing national uncertainty related to the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act. “We’re going to continue to be really in ...

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Health care, manufacturing lead North Idaho rebound

Health care, manufacturing, tourism, and real estate are among current growth industries in Kootenai County that are expected to continue to improve in the new year, sources in North Idaho say. Alivia Metts, Post Falls-based regional labor economist for ...

Spokane groups set goals for upcoming legislative session

Spokane groups set goals for upcoming legislative session

A roundup of regional priorities here for the 2014 session of the Washington Legislature focuses mostly on transportation and education projects and programs totaling more than $1 billion, although most of that would be for multiyear construction projects...

 INHS looks to grow with Providence

INHS looks to grow with Providence

Inland Northwest Health Services, of Spokane, expects to pursue more growth opportunities with Providence Health Care next year, once that organization is its only member. Meanwhile, Providence is viewing INHS as a key piece in its evolution from a hospi...

Incapacitation strategy said to be key to wealth management

Incapacitation strategy said to be key to wealth management

An incapacitation plan can help protect family assets if one spouse loses the ability to make financial and health-care decisions due to conditions such as Alzheimer's disease or severe stroke, which are among the top causes of disability for older people...

 Cancer Care Northwest gets tech boost

Cancer Care Northwest gets tech boost

Cancer Care Northwest's new Valley clinic is off to a running start, due largely to new technology on hand for radiation treatments that target cancer tumors more precisely with less exposure to healthy organs, says Dr. Christopher Lee, a radiology oncolo...

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