Marissa covers health and fitness in Clark County.
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.
Feeding a family can be expensive.
Agreement addresses growing demand in Clark County
Relief is on its way for dialysis patients in Clark County.
Chefs cook up meals using only locally grown ingredients
This Earth Day, dozens of Clark County residents learned how the foods they eat impact the planet on which they live.
Both families aim to healp nonprofit group
Carmendy Rodas was born early — too early, her mother feared. But despite the odds, Carmendy survived. Today, the sassy nearly 2-year-old is learning to talk. She's already mastered the word "no."
This Earth Day, local nonprofits are hosting an event that aims to connect the dots between a healthy food system and a healthy planet.