Health

Arthritis not stopping 20-year-old nursing student

6 a.m. April 14
Camas woman, who has lived with disorder since a tot, shows early, consistent care crucial

Twenty-year-old Kelly Slauson doesn't know life without rheumatoid arthritis.

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Treatment repairs aortic aneurysm

6 a.m. April 14
Experimental technology holds promise, doctors say

PITTSBURGH — On-again, off-again stomach pain had bothered home remodeler Jerome Holiday for more than a year, but in January, it worsened to the point of slowing him down. “If I was up on a ladder, I would have to come down,” the 59-year-old Pittsburgh resident said. “If I was doing something strenuous, I would have to stop.”

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Woman has run marathons in all 50 states, sets new goals

6 a.m. April 14

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — When Dagmar Knudsen says she has to run, she means it literally.She runs before work, after work and to work if the weather permits. After a long flight, the itch to move is so powerful she’s been known to dump her luggage in a taxi and head off on foot to her hotel. She’s run a marathon in every state and is working her way through the continents, plus the North Pole. If there were a marathon on the moon, she’d be game.

Laina Harris

Two-thirds of Clark County adults are overweight or obese. Laina Harris of Camas is one of those adults. At her heaviest, Harris weighed 420 pounds. Today, she's more than 100 pounds lighter and armed with the resolve to lose more weight. This occasional series follows her journey.

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