Food and Health

Primary care access fuels Columbia health disparities

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May 22, 2018 at 5:00 am

When Verna Laboy goes over the paperwork for black residents in a local health program, it's what she doesn't see that gives her pause. In the space where there should be a primary care provider,...

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Are You And Your Primary Care Doc Ready To Talk About Your DNA?

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May 22, 2018 at 5:00 am | If you have a genetic mutation that increases your risk for a treatable medical condition, would you want to know? For many people the answer is yes. But such information is not commonly part of rout...

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Oregon State study says it's OK to eat placenta

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May 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm | PORTLAND, Ore. - First, experts said eggs are bad for you, then they say it's OK to eat them. Is red wine good for your heart or will it give you breast cancer? Should you eat your placenta? ...

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Support Groups

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May 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm | T.O.P.S., a weight loss support group, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Salvation Army, 1220 21st St., Lewiston, (208) 843-5316. T.O.P.S., a weight loss support group, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Church of God, 910 Sycamor...

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When Is Insurance Not Really Insurance? When You Need Pricey Dental Care.

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May 21, 2018 at 5:00 am | I’m 61 years old and a San Francisco homeowner with an academic position at the University of California-Berkeley, which provides me with comprehensive health insurance. Yet, to afford the more than ...

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Janet Lois Zintek

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May 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm | Janet Zintek, a longtime resident of Reno, Nev., passed away at her home Sunday, March 13, 2018. She was born Sept. 28, 1933, to Arthur Roy and Doris Lucile (Harms) Flomer, at St. Joseph's Hospital i...

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Senior Calendar

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May 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm | For the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley Sunday, May 20 No events planned. Monday, May 21 Blood pressure monitoring, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Lewiston fire stations, located at 300 13th St., 424 Burr...

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Sharing their burden

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May 20, 2018 at 6:00 pm | Joel Ruhle didn't recognize anything was wrong when he returned from active duty overseas, even though he withdrew and made no attempts to connect with his old friends. It wasn't until he contact...

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Eastern Idaho birth rates higher than nation

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May 19, 2018 at 6:04 pm | The birth rate in the United States has dropped for the second year in a row to 60.2 births per 1,000 women in 2017, according to the Center for Disease Control. This is in line with the declinin...

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