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Why a healthy mouth may help keep the rest of you in good shape
At the Denny Murphy Clinic, operated by the Community Health Association of Spokane, receptionists call out the names of people sitting in the packed waiting room whose one common feature is their pensive expressions. As their names are called, they rise from their chairs and are ushered into the dental clinic, where staff do something that seems to have nothing to do with teeth: they take the patient's blood pressure.

A Copper Touch

In the fight against hospital infections, the latest innovation isn't high-tech — it's copper
Depending on the light, you may not even notice it. But look closely, and the handicap access buttons that open doors inside Pullman Regional Hospital shine with an unmistakably rosy hue.

Widespread Empire

Basically, Empire Health Foundation is trying to make everything better
With the sale of Deaconess and Valley hospitals to Tennessee-based Community Health Systems in 2008, a nonprofit was spun off: Empire Health Foundation. The goal?


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