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Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals

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.

11/26/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

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.

05/22/2014

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Woman Wounded In South Seattle Shootout

Police say two groups exchanged shots across a south Seattle street Sunday night just before midnight, wounding a woman in the leg.

05/20/2013

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Witnesses Sought In Wash. State Faculty Beating

Pullman police Monday investigated a beating that put a Washington State University faculty member in the hospital with a serious head injury.

04/01/2013

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Boy Hit By School Bus Airlifted To Hospital

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.

01/11/2013

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Man Charged With Donning Scrubs, Stealing Drugs

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.

11/30/2012

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Chinese Woman Had Spider Living Inside Ear For 5 Days

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.

08/10/2012

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Doctors Want to Redefine Autism; Parents Worried

“We’re wanting to use this opportunity to get this diagnosis right,” said Dr. Bryan King, a member of the revision panel and director of the autism center at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

04/05/2012

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Boeing Worker Trapped Under 787 Leaves Hospital

A 30-year-old Boeing employee who lost both legs after he was trapped by the landing gear of a 787 jet says he doesn’t know how it happened but recalls “just horrible pain.”

03/28/2012

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Couple Finds Love While Being Treated for Cancer

A young couple who met and fell in love while being treated for cancer married in the basement of Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.

03/09/2012

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