By Marissa Harshman July 2, 2015 7:15 p.m.
With Clark County's hot streak forecast to stretch through the weekend, Independence Day at Fort Vancouver organizers are gearing up for a warm Fourth of July celebration.
By Drew Harwell, The Washington Post June 29, 2015 6 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Planet Fitness may be one of the strangest gym chains on earth. Decorated in purple and yellow, the gym stocks a plastic jug of free Tootsie Rolls and hosts free "bagel mornings" and "pizza nights" every month. To combat "gymtimidation," trainers will sound a blaring siren if a member grunts or drops a weight, which they call a "lunk alarm."
By Naseem S. Miller, Orlando Sentinel June 29, 2015 6 a.m.
ORLANDO — When Ben Watson, 14, had trouble breathing, his doctors suspected he had pneumonia and put him on a couple of rounds of antibiotics.
By Mayo Clinic News Network June 29, 2015 6 a.m.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — An international research team led by Mayo Clinic oncologists has found a new way to identify and possibly stop the progression of many late-stage cancers, including bladder, blood, bone, brain, lung and kidney.
By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times June 29, 2015 6 a.m.
That mellow feeling that settles in when you kick off your shoes, pour yourself a drink and start making dinner should come with a warning: Overeating ahead.
Three weeks ago, PeaceHealth set out a belated welcome mat for hundreds of Clark County business leaders and elected officials. The operator of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center and nine other medical centers in three states wanted to introduce itself to the community — something PeaceHealth leaders say they hadn't done since moving corporate offices here from Bellevue four years ago.
By Marissa Harshman June 28, 2015 6 a.m.
When Gary Bickett joined the local health department in 1983, Clark County had numerous landfills, including five public landfills. The metro area ranked No. 3 in the number of busted meth labs, behind only Los Angeles and Houston. And the county had just one person who inspected restaurants and ensured food safety.
By Marissa Harshman June 25, 2015 9:42 p.m.
By Marissa Harshman June 25, 2015 8:07 p.m.
With temperatures soaring and extreme heat forecasted throughout next week, health officials are reminding people to stay safe — and cool — during the heat wave.
By The Columbian June 24, 2015 6 a.m.
Southwest Washington Behavioral Health has allocated more than $1 million for service provider information technology.