Health

Obama: 'Feeling pretty good' about health care

1:02 p.m. July 1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's "feeling pretty good" about the state of his health care law but pleaded for bipartisan cooperation on ways to make the system work even better.

Tease photo
Tease photo

FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine products

9:37 a.m. June 30

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine formulas used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products.

Tease photo

Can PeaceHealth cure its ills?

6 a.m. June 28
Vancouver-based health care system wrestles with leadership turnover, labor tension and changing industry landscape spawned by Affordable Care Act

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.

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.

Poll

The Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act’s tax credits. Do you receive tax credits for health coverage?

Previous Poll Results