Marissa covers health and fitness in Clark County.
Simulated bioterrism attack puts county health department, first responders to the test (with video)
Full-scale exercise held over three days
Should an act of bioterrorism ever occur in Clark County, public health officials are ready to respond.
Clark County mothers prepare, trade meals to save money, cut time spent preparing food while ensuring participants enjoy healthful, homemade dinners
Planning and preparing a family dinner can be a challenge, especially in homes with a new baby or a mobile toddler.
Luke Ashe applying dedication he used to lose weight before he became ill to his rehabilitation
Luke Ashe's life suddenly became dark, surrounded by nothingness. Then, just as abruptly as it left, the light came back.
They want them to know when a 'mole' might pose a threat to health
Every year, millions of Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer.
Complicated pricing systems and various market factors affect the price tag of a procedure from site to site
The price tag for a spinal fusion surgery can range from $50,000 at one hospital to $71,000 at another — and that's just in Vancouver.
Call 911. Push hard and push fast.
She weighed just 15 ounces when born in December
When Harley was born prematurely on Dec. 20, she weighed just 15 ounces. She measured 10 inches. Her tiny arm was shorter than an adult's pinky. Her foot wasn't much bigger than a quarter.
Vancouver woman vows disease, cancer won't keep her from helping others
A neurologist diagnosed Vancouver resident Helen Ramatowski with Parkinson's disease in January 2011. She had diagnosed herself months earlier.
Health officials aren't on board with health claims
A cigarette with nicotine, sans tobacco. A cigarette that emits vapor, not smoke. A cigarette that uses a battery, not a lighter.
The yearlong Camas-Washougal weight-loss challenge will come to end Saturday.