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Nursing home chain includes three locations in Spokane
Nursing home chain includes three locations in Spokane (Townsquare media image)
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Large Nursing Home Chain Sued for ‘Worthless’ Patient Services

The State of Washington has announced a recent settlement that will bring about $1 million dollars to the state.

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First U.S. Ebola Patient Dies in Dallas Hospital

The Liberian man who was diagnosed last month with Ebola, the first such case in the United States, died Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month scarf, shirt, boots
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10 Products You Can Buy to Support Breast Cancer Awareness — And Look Great In

While making straight-up donations is a great way to show your support, we've also found 10 ways you can use your purchasing power to promote the fight against breast cancer.

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WIC now only allowing low-fat milk to be purchased
WIC now only allowing low-fat milk to be purchased (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)
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Nanny State Hits Washington WIC Program – Low-Fat Milk Only Now?

Ok - the state's paying for it - we suppose they have a say.  But here comes another thinly disguised "nanny" doctrine from the government.

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CDC may, if needed, send US Ebola evacuees from Africa to Harborview
CDC may, if needed, send US Ebola evacuees from Africa to Harborview (Townsquare media image)
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Seattle’s Harborview Hospital Asked to Take Ebola Evacuees If Needed

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC has asked the noted Seattle hospital to consider taking US residents who may need treatment after evacuation from West Africa.

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Healthcare providers preparing for Ebola just to be safe
Healthcare providers preparing for Ebola just to be safe (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Washington State Health Officials Preparing for Possibility of Ebola – Just In Case

the Washington State Department of Health reports precautions are being put in place.

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Facebook to create healthcare groups?
Facebook to create healthcare groups? (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Facebook Wades into Health Care Industry

Facebook already knows a ton about you and your personal life.   Now, it might know about your physical and mental status.

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Ebola not the most frightening virus in the world today
Ebola not the most frightening virus in the world today (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)
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Worried About Ebola? Experts Say We Live With Deadlier Illnesses Every Day

The recent panic headlines over the Ebola outbreak in Africa, and subsequent exposure to people in the U.S. have many news outlets sputtering in panic.  But it needs to be kept in perspective.

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Medical supplier was giving old used chairs to clients
Medical supplier was giving old used chairs to clients (Townsquare media image)
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WA Medical Supplier Convicted of Giving Used, Substandard Wheelchairs to Elderly

The owner of a Seattle-based medical supply company was found guilty on 119 counts!

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Funny restroom photo
Funny restroom photo (Newstalk 870 image)
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Weird, Strange, Stupid Actual Warning Labels and Signs

With the recent story about many i-Phone users reportedly trying to recharge their phones in microwaves (it turned out to be a clever hoax ad on the internet), we were inspired to look up similar signs of stupidity.  Other times, signs are posted where they're not necessary - the point of us thinking "nice job, Captain Obvious."    Sometimes they're done by well-meaning people,  sometimes not.

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