SPOKANE, Wash. - Wal-Mart announced Thursday morning in Spokane and Seattle that it will expand its $4 prescription drug program to Washington and ten other states, including Idaho.>>INSIDE: List of drugs included
WASHINGTON - Doctors say the time between the ages of nine and 12 seems to be a "particularly vulnerable period" for girls.
A simple blood test may predict the risk of heart attack, stroke and even death in patients with heart disease, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Did you know heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States? Or that 67 percent of victims don't make a full recovery? Click here for more hard facts about heart disease.
Eating a lot of red meat or other iron-rich foods from animals has been linked to an increased risk for heart disease among people with Type 2 diabetes, according to the Harvard School of Public Health.
If you've ever wondered if you're at-risk for heart disease but never bothered to ask, today is your chance. KHQ, in cooperation with First Care and Healthy U, will offer free blood pressure and blood sugar checks, from 3-7 p.m at four different locations from north Spokane to Liberty Lake. INSIDE: Locations
More than 20 million adults in the United States are living with diabetes, which puts them at an increased risk for developing heart disease and stroke. But there's hope. People with diabetes can learn to manage their diabetes - and cut their risk for heart attack and stroke by more than half.
A study published in JAMA finds that a stem cell transplant procedure is now offering some hope of freeing patients, who have type one diabetes, from the need for insulin or any other medications.
For more than 20 years, Camp Fun in the Sun has been one of the only camps in the Inland Northwest that provided a safe, fun summer camp experience for children with diabetes.>>INSIDE: Camp information | Registration Link
Danette Zaring, who ran a daycare on Spokane's South Hill, turned herself into authorities on a charge of first degree assault of a child. The severely injured child was 23-month-old Hailee Rhoads.
After days of delay and bickering on all sides, a judge finally released the body of Summer Phelps so her biological mother could give her a proper burial. The couple charged in her death withdrew a request for a second autopsy.
It was May 29, 2002 when officers responded to a call of a child not breathing. When they arrived at the house in the 4300 block of North Monroe St. they found 4-year-old Alex at the bottom of the steps. He was severely bruised. An autopsy would determine he died from massive bleeding in his head and abdomen.
Kids from Kindergaten to 5th grade who are participating in the Fit for Bloomsday program can also enter the Bloomsday Poster Contest.>>INSIDE: Contest info | Download entry form
Often, it is those just beginning an exercise regimen that start out doing too much, too soon, end up injured and abort their exercise plan completely. Click this story for a checklist.
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