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Former Seattle burn chief accused of misconduct
The state panel in charge of disciplining doctors in Washington state has accused a former chief of Harborview Medical Center's burn unit of unprofessional conduct.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Colorado pilots an integrated model for the Medicare and Medicaid dual-eligible population
Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that Colorado is joining its Financial Alignment Initiative to pilot a managed fee-for-service model for people enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid .
Tri-City premiere of 'Cement Suitcase' planned March 22
Tickets are $10 and are available at the box office. The film, directed by J. Rick Castaeda, was filmed mostly in Benton County and has won five film awards at festivals in Washington, California, Oregon and Florida.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Double Mountain Molten Lava: on taps and in stores now.
We used the same two-ponds-per-barrel dry-hopping technique that was used for the original brew we did several years ago... Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom is pleased to announce the release of Molten Lava Imperial IPA in reusable half-liter bottles.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
President Obama Announces Murray-authored Healthcare Workforce Investments
Among other programs, the President's proposal includes critical workforce training initiatives authored and led by Senator Murray in the initial drafting of the Affordable Care Act, including in new rural physician training grants.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Earth & Sky
Fukushima radiation reaches Canadian waters
Radiation from Japan's leaking Fukushima nuclear power plant has reached ocean waters offshore Canada, researchers said on February 24. Researchers announced on Monday that radiation from Japan's leaking Fukushima nuclear power plant has reached waters offshore Canada.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Fukushima's Radioactive Ocean Water Arrives At West Coast
Radiation from Japan's leaking Fukushima nuclear power plant has reached waters offshore Canada, researchers said today at the annual American Geophysical Union's Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Center for American Progress
U.S.-China Relations: Toward a New Model of Major Power Relationship
In February 2012, during a Washington, D.C., visit, then Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping raised the prospect of "a new type of relationship between major countries in the 21st century."
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Court challenges could change salmon hatchery programs in Oregon, Washington, California
People on the West Coast have counted on fish hatcheries for more than a century to help rebuild populations of salmon and steelhead decimated by overfishing, logging, mining, agriculture and hydroelectric dams, and bring them to a level where government would no longer need to regulate fisheries.
Oregon, Washington Stores Included In Meat Recall
Stores in Oregon and Washington are part of the recall of about eight-point-seven-million pounds of beef products sold by California-based Rancho Feeding Corporation.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
The Detroit News
Obama turns attention to California drought
Washington -- California's severe drought, stalled Middle East peacemaking and Syria's civil war would appear to have little, if anything, in common, but President Barack Obama will address all three, and possibly other issues, on his first visit of the year to the nation's most populous state.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Vaccine exemption bills often introduced but rarely passed
Legislation to change whether parents may refuse school vaccinations for their children appears to be common in some states, according to a new analysis.