Simulated bioterrorism attack puts county health department, first responders to the test (with video)
Full-scale exercise held over three days
Should an act of bioterrorism ever occur in Clark County, public health officials are ready to respond.
Local medical residency program to expand under partnership
When Vancouver-based PeaceHealth and University of Washington Medicine recently trumpeted a new partnership, their announcement came with big plans to better serve patients and to coordinate care — all with the goal of meeting the looming demands of federal health care reform.
May is recognized nationally as Mental Health Month. To celebrate, Southwest Washington Behavioral Health is reminding people of services available to everyone, regardless of insurance coverage.
Area hospitals, cancer centers and nonprofit groups are hosting a celebration of life for cancer survivors and their families.
A new session of Oregon Health & Science University’s “Ask the Health Experts” seminar series is up and running.
GENEVA — World Health Organization officials said Thursday that their probe into the deadly new coronavirus that has now claimed 22 lives is being delayed because of a dispute over the ownership rights to a sample.
DENVER — In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
WARSAW, Poland — A 33-year-old Polish man received a face transplant just three weeks after being disfigured in a workplace accident, in what his doctors said Wednesday is the fastest time frame to date for such an operation. It was Poland's first face transplant.
Clark County mothers prepare, trade meals to save money, cut time spent preparing food while ensuring participants enjoy healthful, homemade dinners
Planning and preparing a family dinner can be a challenge, especially in homes with a new baby or a mobile toddler.
Nonprofit group hosts races Sunday at Vancouver Lake
From the shore along Vancouver Lake, you can see ospreys slice through the sky, then suddenly wheel around and plunge toward a target in the water.
PORTLAND — Portland residents voted to keep their city the largest in the U.S. without fluoride in the water.
Fort Vancouver High School will host free youth heart screenings for students from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. A free health and safety fair for families, Heart Your Health: Stay Strong Live Long, is from 6 to 8 p.m. today.
Luke Ashe applying dedication he used to lose weight before he became ill to his rehabilitation
Luke Ashe's life suddenly became dark, surrounded by nothingness. Then, just as abruptly as it left, the light came back.
Vancouver-based PeaceHealth, which operates four medical centers in Washington and five in Oregon and Alaska, will form an alliance with academic hospital system University of Washington Medicine, the organizations announced today.
TACOMA — A judge in Tacoma has ruled the practice of temporarily "parking" the mentally ill in hospital emergency rooms without treatment violates state and federal law.