Fire officials in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, Washington, say a 70-year-old woman out walking with two grandchildren and a dog had to be rescued Thursday afternoon after tumbling down a steep hillside above the White River. In addition to the initial slide, a Valley Regional Fire Authority spokesman says she fell about 20 feet off a vertical ledge.
A Spokane police spokeswoman says a woman who appeared to be suffering from a drug overdose was later found to have a gunshot wound in the lower abdomen.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington says it’s launching an effort to make sure public hospitals are following the state’s abortion rights law.
People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.
A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.
Police say two groups exchanged shots across a south Seattle street Sunday night just before midnight, wounding a woman in the leg.
Pullman police Monday investigated a beating that put a Washington State University faculty member in the hospital with a serious head injury.
The Washington State Patrol says a 7-year-year-old boy struck by a school bus in Ferndale, Wash., has been airlifted to a Seattle hospital.
A 28-year-old Washington state man is charged with donning scrubs and a hospital identification badge to steal drugs from a “crash cart” at a Missoula hospital.
The urban legend of spiders crawling into one’s ears while sleeping became reality for one Chinese woman as she had a spider living inside her ear for five days.