Vancouver doctors helping women near & far

6 a.m. July 28
Pair work to improve lives of women in Ethiopia and Nepal with nutrition, education and surgery

At their office in Vancouver, Drs. Leslie Struxness and Lynn Osmundsen provide gynecological services to women. Earlier this year, they took their expertise overseas to help women in Nepal and Ethiopia.

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Deal on veterans' health care costs at least $17B

12:40 p.m. July 28

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

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Scientists probe metabolism's secrets

6 a.m. July 28

What's the best way to boost your metabolism and burn more fat? That's the holy grail for metabolic researchers and for many Americans. Orlando, Fla., scientists are at the forefront of some of the most promising research in the field.

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.


Should employer health plans be required to cover contraceptives, as required under the Affordable Care Act?

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