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  • Aug 2 - Sep 30, 2013
  • Aug-Sept 2013
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InHealth

  • No Wait Time
  • No Wait Time

    Cyndi Johnson Lempesis hadn't planned to run a health foundation. And she never would have guessed the foundation would be named after her own child.
  • Gut Check
  • Gut Check

    When a 53-year-old woman got a colonoscopy at Deaconess Hospital this past February, it came with a big price: Two separate bills totaled more than $4,000.
  • The Cost Conundrum

    So how much does a colonoscopy cost? The opacity of the American health care system can sometimes make that question tough to answer.
  • The Natural Debate
  • The Natural Debate

    Trying to read aloud some of the ingredients listed on the back of a shampoo or lotion bottle, or even a tube of toothpaste, is a little like speaking a foreign language.
  • Moving With Meaning
  • Moving With Meaning

    The Inland Northwest Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is raising awareness by doing what many afflicted with multiple sclerosis (MS) have trouble doing: moving.
  • Cycling for a toddler's prosthetics

    In July, after cycling 3,200 miles from Miami to Spokane through heat, wind and quarter-size hail, endurance athlete Hector Picard met the toddler he was riding for: Jameson Davis, who, like Picard, is a double arm amputee.
  • The Wheat of Tomorrow?
  • The Wheat of Tomorrow?

    If the work of a team of researchers based at Washington State University succeeds, the chore of eating or cooking for those with negative reactions to gluten could become as easy as buying a new brand of wheat flour.
  • Ask Dr. Matt
  • Ask Dr. Matt

    A child screaming and crying as though he's in pain in the middle of the night is frightening for parents, especially when the child seems to be awake and aware, but isn't able to say what the problem is.
  • Treat Yourself With Care

    We've all heard the phrase "You are what you eat."  Meaning if we eat unhealthy food, then our bodies will suffer, go into stress, and we'll get sick. But have you ever heard the phrase "You eat what you are?"  
  • When In Doubt, Make Soap
  • When In Doubt, Make Soap

    That's not a motto most of us would live by, but it's been a boon for Jordan Horst and his business partners, James Burgess and Austin Sather.
  • From The Editor
  • From The Editor

    We can take some small steps toward becoming more deliberate and thoughtful about how we nourish ourselves and our families.
  • Brian Estes
  • Brian Estes

    Brian Estes is a 2007 Gonzaga University grad with a degree in Environmental Studies and Psychology.
  • Tri For Strength

    Osteoporosis affects 9 million Americans. Combating the disease — through both exercise and education — is the goal of the annual WunderWoman Triathlon in Medical Lake.

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