Sleep specialist Dr. Preetha Rosen says a lack of exposure to daylight can significantly affect the body’s circadian system, which she describes as its “master clock.”
When you call the national 988 hotline, an automated message greets you. On average, callers wait a little less than 40 seconds before talking to a person.
The University of Idaho’s largest endowment in its history was gifted an additional $2 million from the Huckabay family last month to help support its WWAMI Medical Education students.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is celebrating enrollment week, and encouraging anyone who meets its guidelines to apply.
Hospice generally provides care for patients expected to live six months or less, but can be renewed for longer. But in the past year, even among families who wanted hospice, fewer were able to access services.
The University of Idaho is facing backlash from employees after a memorandum from its General Counsel sent to staff Sept. 23 directed them to avoid language that could be seen as counseling in favor of, referring for or promoting abortion.
Multi-state medical education program through the University of Washington and hosted at consortium of colleges throughout the Pacific Northwest has been serving students in Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho for half a century
People living in Idaho who are at least 12 years old may now receive a COVID-19 booster shot against the dominant BA4 and BA5 omicron subvariants of the virus.
Washington patients who test positive for COVID-19 at home can now report their test to the state through the Say YES! COVID Test Digital Assistant.
Richard Eggleston, a retired ophthalmologist, was charged by the Washington Medical Commission for unprofessional conduct after a complaint was filed regarding several allegedly false statements he made in columns written for the Tribune's opinion page
Idaho currently has about 9,000 unfilled health care positions and one third of nurses in the state are expected to retire in the next few years
A partial injunction on Idaho's abortion ban will allow doctors in the state to perform emergency abortions without fear of prosecution
After years of struggling to maintain financial viability, the Garfield County Hospital District is laying out a five-year plan they hope will increase revenue and ensure continued service to the community
In the past month, the Northwest has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases — but just how many is unclear with some estimates saying there may be as many as 12 cases tested at home for every one reported to the state
Since Washington state legalized recreational cannabis use in 2012, health care providers say a growing number of patients are asking about the drug, including seniors
Some local parents are saying they’ve had trouble getting pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations for their young children, despite the FDA’s approval of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for children as young as 6 months in June
In 2021, the Lewiston Fire Department and EMS responded to 61 opioid overdose calls, four of which resulted in cardiac arrest and in two other cases, the patient died in the field before they could be transported to a hospital.
For years, WISH Medical has provided free pregnancy-related services, such as pregnancy testing and ultrasound, as well as other low-cost services such as testing for sexually transmitted infections, Pap smears and sexual health exams. But unlike other clinics in the area that offer many of…
A planned Oxford house recovery home in Moscow drew questions from around a dozen residents of the surrounding neighborhood who voiced concerns over their children’s safety and a lack of communication from the Latah Recovery Center Board of Directors about the plans for the property.
CHAS Health says their southern clinic service area, which encompasses Lewiston, Clarkston, Moscow and Pullman, saw fewer unhoused patients last year. Staff say they can't say for sure whether the unhoused population shrank or was just harder to reach.
An Idaho program that offers free diapers and wipes as an incentive to mothers and family members of infants to stop smoking helped 384 people quit the habit from June 2020 to April 2021, according to data from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
As hospitalizations for COVID-19 lower, healthcare providers are putting a new emphasis on recapturing patients with chronic conditions and patients who missed out on regular screenings in the past two years.