Facing The Future

Facing The Future

While you can't turn back the hands of time, new minimally invasive products and procedures can help you look refreshed
"Did you color your hair?

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Omnivore's Delight

Vegans, vegetarians and meat-eaters can all meet at Mizuna
It's sort of ironic that Tyler Reynolds works at one of Spokane's earliest and most-beloved vegetarian restaurants.

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Choosing Schools

Healthy schools are essential for kids, but some are struggling with not meeting standards
On or around August 16, thousands of parents and guardians of students in 25 schools throughout the Spokane Public Schools system received a letter signed by their school's principal.

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Jeepers Peepers

Technology and healthy living can optimize eye health
Sometimes it's barely recognizable.

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Comforted by the Arts

Jeni Riplinger-Hegsted brings color and creativity to Coeur d'Alene's Art on the Edge program
There's a wild thing in Jeni Riplinger-Hegsted's studio.

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Delivering New Docs

Washington needs more doctors; how to actually train them is where the Cougs and Huskies just can't agree
Under the chandeliers of the Spokane Club dining room in September, University of Washington President Michael Young stands at the podium in a Husky-purple tie. As the crowd of medical students, alumni and incoming UW undergrads dines on glazed salmon, Young gushes about UW's prestige.

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After the Fire

Okanogan County residents rebuild homes — and their emotional well-being — after a stressful summer
If all goes according to plan, Dara Farmer will take a much-deserved vacation in November.

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Gettin' the Blues

Researchers discover tools for living longer, fuller lives
It was found, like many discoveries before it, on a quest.

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Pick a Pear

Superfood
ATTRIBUTES: While Washington may be best known for its apples, the state is also the number one producer of fresh pears in the United States. The Northwest climate is perfect for pears, with about 10 varieties grown in Oregon and Washington orchards.

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Masks and Grads

Charity Corner
"Good education predicts good health," says a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control.

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Awareness, Acceptance, Action!

Life Coaching
What three changes would you like to make in your life?

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Doctors Needed

From the editor
Had a long wait to get in to see a doctor lately? When I called to get my son into a specialist last February, I was told she was booked until October.

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Genetic Testing, Better Prescribing

Pill Box
My best friend's doctor just had her undergo a special genetic test. The doctor told her that the test was relatively new but that it was becoming common practice to help avoid side effects and to help make sure that the best medication is prescribed.

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Dr. Henry Mroch

Their Own Words
Henry Mroch is a Spokane nephrologist who, for the last two-and-a-half years, has been networking with other Inland Northwest physicians as part of the Washington Alliance of Teaching Physicians to publicize the acute, and growing, need for more doctors in the state. In an August op-ed he co-authored for the Seattle Times, he wrote: "Outside of King County, the physician supply is simply inadequate.

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Assessing Adolescents

Ask Dr. Matt
I recall lining up in the grade school locker room when football season started for the annual scoliosis check, heart exam and visit from Baron Von Turnencough.

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