By CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY, Associated Press September 19, 2014 12:22 p.m.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown against disease since the Middle Ages.
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press September 17, 2014 10:18 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found.
September 16, 2014 5:13 p.m.
Touchmark Health & Fitness Club is offering free balance assessments and other activities in honor of Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Tuesday, Sept. 23.
By The Columbian September 15, 2014 6 a.m.
Vancouver's roller derby team, Storm City Roller Girls, will hold an open recruitment and orientation event 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Storm Shelter, 7503 N.E. 47th Ave., Vancouver.
By Michelle Fay Cortez, Bloomberg News September 15, 2014 6 a.m.
Just two or three experiences with "magic mushrooms" helped a dozen long-term smokers quit, succeeding in a study where numerous other approaches failed.
By Michele Munz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch September 15, 2014 6 a.m.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — At first, Erin Shetler was angry the doctor had performed the procedures without her knowing. He had cut her vaginal opening, used vacuum extraction to deliver her baby and reached into her uterus to remove the placenta — all of which carry risks.
By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun September 15, 2014 6 a.m.
BALTIMORE — Robert Taylor Jr. and Camille Haviland thought they were being safe — within the bounds of their dangerous heroin habit, that is.
By Mary MacVean, Los Angeles Times September 15, 2014 6 a.m.
LOS ANGELES — Maybe your shoulders are achy from time spent bent over a computer keyboard. Perhaps your running has tightened your quads and calves to the point of cramping.
By Debra D. Bass, St. Louis Post-Dispatch September 15, 2014 6 a.m.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — In the quest for better skin there's a step that most people skip, chalking it up to an overrated indulgence. But if you've got a skin complaint — too dry, acne, too oily, uneven, big pores, fine lines, whatever — you should be using a mask.
By The Columbian September 14, 2014 7:40 p.m.
The Firstenburg Community Center’s pool and spa is closed until 4 p.m. Monday because of contamination, according to the city of Vancouver.