Health

Be Fit Club provides free activities, advice to promote health

6 a.m. April 21

Jim Schaefer had to hit bottom, crawling on hands and knees due to the pain in his feet, before he decided to take his diabetes seriously.

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Report : Salmonella cases down in 2011

6 a.m. April 21

NEW YORK — The government’s latest report card on food poisoning in 2011 shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw shellfish. The report counts cases in only 10 states for some of the most common causes of foodborne illness, but is believed to be a good indicator of national food poisoning trends. Highlights from Thursday’s report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention include:

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B.G. HealthCare expands to offer dental care to low-income adults

6 a.m. April 20
Free, limited services are for underinsured, uninsured residents

Dana Duback de Sanchez has never been able to keep up with the dental work she needs.

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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