Milestone: A key step for a new medical school in Spokane
Washington State University is ready to accept applications for its new medical school opening in August 2017. In October, the school earned preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
Life Coach: Small acts of kindness go a long way
The year-end holidays evoke powerful emotions in many of us. They can be a time of great joy and celebration, or may remind us of losses we have experienced.
Ask. Dr. Matt: Parents' emotional regulation and control more important than ever
Hopefully, the many who voted for DJT did not do so as an endorsement of crassness, xenophobia or hatred — but rather as an an anti-same ol', same ol' action. It will be interesting to see how things go, once things get real 'round D.C. I expect like many successful business people, our President-elect will carefully choose a team comprised of individuals of high integrity who are experienced and dedicated to the success and future of all.
Charity Corner: Consider a reverse-Advent calendar to give back this season
While you're out shopping for gifts or even groceries in December, don't overlook all the people barely scraping by. A reverse Advent calendar is a fun and interactive way to help others this holiday season.
Superfood: Arugula is perfect for winter windowsill gardens
ATTRIBUTES: Arugula, with its distinctive peppery-flavor, also goes by the alias "rocket." Requiring just three hours of sunlight a day, arugula is perfect for a winter windowsill garden.
Pill Box: Options for pain relief
I saw a story on the news that said Celebrex (celecoxib) was safer than either ibuprofen or naproxen. I take over-the-counter ibuprofen once or twice a week for headaches.
From the Editor: This season is a good time to look inward
Feeling a little overwhelmed by the prospect of the holidays, a divisive election that just keeps on giving or work responsibilities that never seem to end? Processing all the emotions surrounding life as 2016 ends and 2017 begins will take some work.