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Idaho Lawmakers Revise Abortion Bill At Doctors’ Request

Feb 17, 2015
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Idaho lawmakers took the advice of doctors Tuesday on changes to a bill that would regulate abortion-inducing medication. Physicians said certain requirements in the original bill would be impossible to fulfill in some cases.

CDC

Some Northwest lawmakers want to make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children.

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Idaho lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would establish requirements for doctors who prescribe abortion drugs like RU-486.

Anna King / Northwest News Network

The medical histories of radioactive cleanup workers should be examined more closely at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

National Institute of Mental Health

Mental health advocates in Washington are assailing a proposal to allow psychiatric boarding in limited cases.

Marc Bouma

Seattle E.R. nurse Marc Bouma is back in the Northwest after treating Ebola patients in a remote part of Liberia.

Idaho Could Legalize One Form Of Medical Marijuana

Jan 9, 2015
Adam Cotterell / Boise State Public Radio

Legalizing marijuana in Idaho has been a complete no-go, even as its neighbors have started licensing pot dispensaries and retail shops.

National Institute of Mental Health

The day after Christmas is the deadline for the state of Washington to end a practice known as psychiatric “boarding.”

Wikimedia

Washington Governor Jay Inslee says by the year 2020, he wants to cut the number of new HIV infections in half.

Idaho A Medical Destination For Canadian Boomers

Nov 28, 2014
Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

A hospital in North Idaho is marketing itself to Canadian tourists -- medical tourists, that is.

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