Health

Use obesity surgery more often for diabetes, guidelines urge

May 29, 2016

WASHINGTON — International diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are…

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Bayer-Monsanto potential pairing of giants

May 29, 2016

Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of seeds and weed-killers.

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Report: NFL sought to influence study on brain injuries

May 29, 2016

National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, according to a senior House Democrat…

Vancouver parents of children with special needs create community

On a recent Sunday afternoon, the sun shone warmly through the windows of St. Andrew Lutheran Church, illuminating a table strewn with photo clippings from…

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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