Results of an autopsy done on a man who died after a brief confrontation with Kennewick police were "inconclusive" according to the Benton County Coroner.
September 27th, Officer Jair Ealy-Thomas responded to a report of a man near Park Middle School who was in distress...
It's almost becoming a game of "whack a mole" when it comes to flu season.
Disease and medical experts say they're able to (in most cases) combat and counter flu strains with vaccines, but that doesn't stop flu from being a threat again this year...
With the flu vaccine posting an estimated 36% success rate in preventing serious flu issues, Washington State Department of Health officials say people should still get the shot, and to prepare for more flu issues.
Thursday, the Department said H3N2 is the variant causing most of the issues in those 65-and older and in young infants and children...
It's no secret college football teams are employing new and often radical methods of conditioning, in an effort to become champions. But at the University of Oregon, these methods apparently resulted in three players landing in the hospital, and several others exhibiting potentially harmful physiological symptoms.
The Washington State Department of Health has confirmed, as of Friday, that 8 of the 9 reported cases with symptoms matching the neurological disorder AFM (Acute Flaccid Myelitis) are in in fact that disease.
Over the last couple of weeks, medical professionals at Children's Hospital in Seattle and in 23 other states have been grappling with a mysterious medical issue, possibly a disease that's very rare. But it could be causing a series of illnesses, one of them fatal.
The Benton Franklin Health Department routinely checks at least 1,000 food vendors and restaurants in the two counties, making what are called often drop-in inspections of their food preparation, serving and storage areas and other aspects of the establishment.