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Political parties should find middle ground on reproduction

Whether it be on the congressional floor or around grandma’s Thanksgiving dinner table, mention topics like governmental funding of birth control or reproductive rights of women in a room full of conservatives and progressives, and one is likely to rece...

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SCC takes it up a degree with first four-year program

Demand for respiratory therapists is growing alongside that discipline’s increased educational requirements, soon to be packaged into Spokane Community College’s first four-year degree program. Starting next fall, SCC will offer its new bachelor of a...

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Continuing a volunteer legacy

Early last month, Spokane-based ophthalmologist Dr. Jonathan Haymore returned from his second annual surgical expedition to Honduras, where he and a team of volunteers work to perform cataract and other eye surgeries on those who can’t otherwise afford ...

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EWU, St. Luke’s partner to start outpatient physical, occupational therapy clinic

Eastern Washington University is partnering with St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in a new physical and occupational therapy clinic in the University District that will provide more opportunities for student training as well as additional patient acc...

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Spokane Urology at forefront of kidney cancer treatment

With offices on the lower South Hill and North Spokane, urologists at Spokane Urology are blowing away the national average for using robotics technology to remove tumors and cancerous portions from kidneys, claims one of the practice’s six managing par...

Number of people with health insurance grows

The Washington State Health Benefit Exchange says the number of qualified health plan enrollees in Spokane County increased to 12,570 as of Jan. 31, up 12 percent from 11,260 in September. In September 2015, Spokane County had 10,370 qualified plan enrol...

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Boomer yoga

Harmony Yoga LLC owner Alison Rubin says practicing yoga in the advanced years of life can have lasting benefits in both injury prevention and recovery. Rubin, who was born in Great Britain and emigrated to the U.S. in 1972, owns and operates Harmony Yog...

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Maker of software for pathologists lands $2.6 million

Earlier this month, Dan Roark, CEO of Spokane-based Gestalt Diagnostics LLC, helped close on $2.6 million in financing from Inland Imaging Investments Inc., Inland Imaging PS, and angel investment funding from Kick-Start III and the Spokane Angel Alliance...

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Spokane Guilds’ School agrees to buy former St. Joseph property

The Spokane Guilds’ School & Neuromuscular Center says it’s in the midst of finalizing its purchase of the former St. Joseph Center property, at 1016 N. Superior, just east of Gonzaga University. Dick Boysen, the school’s longtime executive direct...

Luncheon raises $120K for Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital

The 12th annual Kids at Heart lunch, held Feb. 28, raised more than $120,000, after expenses, to expand psychiatric services at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital. The lunch, organized by the Providence Health Care Foundation, was held at the Spokane Co...

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