Health

State health exchange 'off to a strong start'

5:08 p.m. November 19
25,000 sign up in first 3 days of open enrollment period

Nearly 25,000 Washington residents completed applications for health plans in the first three days of open enrollment through Washington Healthplanfinder.

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Health system reveals hospital gown to cover rears

1:02 p.m. November 19

DETROIT — A Detroit-based health system has unveiled a new hospital gown that aims to put the wraps on a big source of patients' grumbles — a lack of rear coverage.

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Vancouver 12-year-old battling scleroderma

11:30 a.m. November 20
Girl's disease prompts her, mom to push for research, cure

Lilliane Grahek, lower left, was just 2 years old when the first blotch appeared.

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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