Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

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Foundation connections can leverage contributions

How will you ensure your legacy leaves this community a better place? The legacy that each of us leaves isn’t entirely preplanned but written in part through our daily acts of kindness, hard work, and generosity....

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Prioritizing can make multiple savings goals attainable

The sounds of coins clanking into a piggy bank are etched indelibly into our collective consciousness. Putting those pennies, nickels, and dimes into a ceramic sculpture felt good when we were 5 or 6 years old....

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David Condon to lead effort to strengthen Premera’s position here

Before his second term as mayor of Spokane ended last year, David Condon did something he hadn’t in years – compiled his work history. “I hadn’t done a resume in 15 years,” says Condon, whose first day at work with Premera Blue Cross...

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St. Luke’s Debuts robotic fall-prevention therapy

Physical therapist Jaime Hopoi goes into a trust fall. She’s on a trajectory to hit the ground face-first, but the robotic system to which her harness is attached stops her and supports her weight while she regains her balance. ...

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Bio Clock, Radiation damage linked in WSU study

Washington State University researchers are studying long-term side effects of radiation therapy in some cancer patients that can lead to heart disease and eventually heart failure. ...

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Lincoln County hospital district plans medical office building

The Lincoln County Public Hospital District #3 board has approved moving forward with construction of a new, 30,000-square-foot medical office building and primary-care clinic in Davenport, Washington, about 40 miles west of Spokane. Construction is ...

WSU researchers say nanotechnology may fight inflammatory diseases

WSU – A study led by researchers at Washington State University has uncovered a potential new treatment approach for diseases associated with inflammation, including sepsis, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, acute lung injury, and atherosclerosis. ...

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SECURE Act takes down the stretch

The new federal SECURE Act makes it harder to sock away generational wealth on a tax-deferred basis, which creates the need to plan more carefully when giving or receiving an inheritance. ...

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Study: Women face higher retirement hurdles

A lack of preparedness early in life is placing women — particularly married women — at a higher risk of falling short in retirement, says a new study by the Boston College Center for Retirement Research. ...

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Change in direction at Fairwinds follows trend

With its own liquor license and a full bar for residents and their family members in the evenings, the Fairwinds-Spokane retirement home is adjusting to the changing lifestyle of senior living. ...

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