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Marissa Harshman

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Clark County woman sickened in national salmonella outbreak

By Marissa Harshman May 27, 2015 4:14 p.m.

A Clark County woman is among those sickened in a national salmonella outbreak linked to raw tuna.

Clinic's new CEO sees opportunities to help growing community

By Marissa Harshman May 26, 2015 6 a.m.

A new face has taken the helm at The Vancouver Clinic.

Aftershocks: Camas couple from Nepal find ways to aid earthquake victims

By Marissa Harshman May 26, 2015 6 a.m.

Dipesh and Sagun Pokharel can only describe the early morning hours of April 25 one way: "Sheer panic."

Tips to ensure outdoor meals don't make you sick

By Marissa Harshman May 25, 2015 6 a.m.

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer — an event many will celebrate by firing up the grill.

Marijuana forum's focus on parenting

By Marissa Harshman May 25, 2015 6 a.m.

A Clark County substance abuse prevention organization wants to help parents tackle an important topic with their kids: marijuana.

Growing an improved healing garden

By Marissa Harshman May 20, 2015 10 a.m.

The third-floor terrace garden at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center has the privacy of a fishbowl.

Agency suspends license of local masseur

By Marissa Harshman May 19, 2015 7:21 p.m.

The state Department of Health has summarily suspended the license of a Vancouver massage practitioner accused of sexual misconduct.

Clark County saw gonorrhea outbreak in 2014

By Marissa Harshman May 18, 2015 6 a.m.

The number of gonorrhea cases across the state spiked in 2014, with six counties, including Clark County, experiencing outbreaks of the sexually transmitted disease.

Legacy Salmon Creek worker's service saluted

By Marissa Harshman May 14, 2015 8:37 p.m.

George Pobi plays a crucial role as an employee at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, but he fills a position most people don't think about when they visit the hospital.

Health plan options likely to increase in Clark County

By Marissa Harshman May 11, 2015 6:07 p.m.

Clark County residents who purchase individual health plans will likely have more insurers to choose from when open enrollment begins this fall.

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