National News

Oregon, Texas Are Latest States To Put Down Markers On Abortion Coverage

AP

August 22, 2017 at 8:50 pm

Federal health insurance rules are a moving target, and it’s unclear whether Republicans will take another run at replacing the Affordable Care Act. In the meantime, some states are staking out stron...

Comments

Read More

Dying At Home In An Opioid Crisis: Hospices Grapple With Stolen Meds

AP

August 22, 2017 at 8:50 pm | Nothing seemed to help the patient — and hospice staff didn’t know why. They sent home more painkillers for weeks. But the elderly woman, who had severe dementia and incurable breast cancer, kept...

Comments

Read More

CPR in school laws take effect in eight new states this year

AP

August 22, 2017 at 7:10 am | By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS After Noah Weeda collapsed during soccer drills in April 2015 at his Grand Rapids, Mich., high school, best friend Tyler Menhart called 911 and used CPR ski...

Comments

Read More

Home Visits Help New Parents Overcome Tough Histories, Raise Healthy Children

AP

August 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | EL CENTRO, Calif. — Seated at a kitchen table in a cramped apartment, Rosendo Gil asked the young parents sitting across from him what they should do if their daughter caught a cold. Blas Lopez, ...

Comments

Read More

Despite Advance Directive, Dementia Patient Denied Last Wish, Says Spouse

AP

August 21, 2017 at 5:00 am | MEDFORD, Ore. — Bill Harris is blunt: For more than a year, he has been trying to help his wife die. The 75-year-old retired tech worker says it’s his duty to Nora Harris, his spouse of nearly fo...

Comments

Read More

On a night celebrating transplants, Hall of Famer Rod Carew savors being part of the crowd

AP

August 21, 2017 at 5:24 am | By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS [video width="960" height="540" mp4="http://news.heart.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/asset_1800K.mp4"][/video] MINNEAPOLIS – They walked up to Baseball...

Comments

Read More

Too Few Patients Follow The Adage: You Better Shop Around

AP

August 18, 2017 at 8:23 am | Despite having more financial “skin in the game” than ever, many consumers don’t make any attempt to compare prices for health care services, a newly released study found. In a survey of nearly 3...

Comments

Read More

Opioid Crisis Strains Foster Care System; Programs Aim To Keep Kids With Mom

AP

August 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | After Raven Mosser gave birth six years ago, she woke up to a social worker in her hospital room. Her newborn son had been born exposed to opioids — drugs she had been abusing for years. If she didn’...

Comments

Read More

Medicare Unveils ‘Skeletal’ Site For Hospice Comparison Shopping

AP

August 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | Medicare launched a website aimed at helping families choose a hospice — but experts say it doesn’t help very much. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week released Hospice Compare...

Comments

Read More

Popular Headline Articles

Also On the Web

Contact Us

(509) 765-4561
PO Box 910
Moses Lake, WA 98837

©2017 Columbia Basin Herald Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X