emergency room

States grapple with soaring Medicaid costs

Sandy Dowland has been to the emergency room 10 times in the past year and was hospitalized during four of those visits. She has had a toe amputated and suffers from uncontrolled diabetes, high blood pressure, major depression, obesity and back pain.

Think FAST when detecting stroke symptoms

Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in Americans and the leading cause of disability. In Spokane, Multicare Deaconess says there are ten new stroke cases every day.