Health

COPD lung diseases have no cure; symptoms can be controlled

6 a.m. April 20

A year and a half ago, Tiffany Aplet was a frequent visitor to the hospital emergency room.

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UW professors seek colorblindness cure

6 a.m. April 20
They team with biotech firm in gene therapy program

SEATTLE — For the more than 10 million Americans with colorblindness, there's never been a treatment, let alone a cure, for the condition that leaves them unable to distinguish certain hues.

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Organic products are growing on consumers

6 a.m. April 18
Sales up 11% last year despite higher prices; industry faces challenges

The higher price of organic foods and other products doesn't seem to be deterring consumers: Sales jumped 11 percent last year, an industry report says.

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

Clark County is considering an ordinance to prohibit electronic cigarettes in public places where smoking is banned. Do you support the restrictions?

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