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Local boy shares story of living with Type 1 Diabetes

Griffin Stevens is your typical 7-year old. On any given day at his Mead home, you can find him playing Fortnite or “flossing.” There is one thing that sets him apart from his peers, though. Griffin is living with Type 1 Diabetes, an incurable autoimmune disease.

John McCain halts treatment for brain cancer, family says

Sen. John McCain has decided to stop treatment for the brain cancer he has been battling for over a year, his family said Friday in an announcement that precipitated a rare moment of bipartisan empathy in honor of the Vietnam war hero and Republican political veteran.

Some women may be able to skip chemo for cancer treatment

About 70% of women diagnosed with the early stages of one of the most common forms of breast cancer might not need chemotherapy as part of treatment, according to the results of a long-awaited study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago Sunday.

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.