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3 share Nobel medicine prize for new tools to kill parasites

STOCKHOLM — Three scientists from the U.S., Japan and China won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering drugs to fight malaria and other tropical diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people every year.

Date: 10/05/2015 | Nation & World

WSU’s new Spokane med school to be named for Elson Floyd

SPOKANE — Washington State University’s new medical school in Spokane will be named for the college’s late president, Elson Floyd, who pushed hard to create the school in the final months of his life, the Board of Regents decided Friday.

Date: 09/18/2015 | Northwest

Watson’s next feat? Taking on cancer

HOUSTON — Candida Vitale and the other fellows at MD Anderson’s leukemia treatment center had known each other for only a few months, but they already were very tight. The nine of them shared a small office and were always hanging out on weekends.

Date: 06/27/2015 | Nation & World

An app to find low-priced meds

Why spend time researching the best price on a Ninja blender or Shark Cordless Sweeper and not on your prescription drugs? Insurers don’t always have the best prices, particularly on generics.

Date: 04/26/2015 | Life

UW Medical Center approved for face, hand transplants

SEATTLE — The University of Washington Medical Center has received approval to perform face, hand and other life-altering transplants.

Date: 03/28/2015 | Northwest

A trade deal that works for all

The trick in negotiating a trade agreement with 11 other Pacific Rim nations is in securing the economic benefits of opening up trade with those countries while at the same time not weakening the environmental, labor and other laws we depend upon at home.Negotiations...

Date: 02/19/2015 | Editorials

Juno Therapeutics expands to Bothell

The Herald Business Journal StaffBOTHELL — Juno Therapeutics announced on Monday that it had entered into a lease agreement for a facility in Bothell to manufacture the company’s cell therapy products.

Date: 02/09/2015 | Business

Stay healthy during flu season

Understanding germs is key

Date: 12/28/2014 | Life

Meeting tech demand

Pro vs. con: Should colleges and industries team up?

Date: 12/21/2014 | Commentary

Carbon tax or gas tax, state transportation package must pass

Gov. Jay Inslee calls it a "two-fer."The governor's transportation budget calls for $12 billion in spending, including $81.8 million for...

Date: 12/19/2014 | Editorials

Lifesaving overdose antidote goes public

MONROE — There's an antidote that can help reverse overdoses of powerful opiate drugs, but it hasn't been available for purchase by the general public.Now four area pharmacies are offering kits with the medication, called

Date: 12/18/2014 | Local News

Making meds palatable

Everett pharmacy helps the medicine go down

Date: 12/16/2014 | Life

Keeping our jobs and students

In Wednesday's editorial we outlined the findings of a report by the Boston Consulting Group that found that while Washington is producing a healthy number of jobs in technology fields, very few residents born...

Date: 12/11/2014 | Editorials

Don’t let STEM jobs in state go unfilled

Washington state is actually doing pretty well in producing family-wage jobs in technology fields. The Boston Consulting Group, in its recent report,

Date: 12/10/2014 | Editorials

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