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Marissa Harshman

health reporter


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A service dog for Annie

By Marissa Harshman August 3, 2015 6 a.m.

Annie Weston should have been in a coma.

Kearney Breast Center dragon boat takes first lap

By Marissa Harshman July 30, 2015 5:53 p.m.

A pink dragon slipped into Vancouver Lake Thursday morning, taking a lap in the calm waters the dragon will now call home.

Mount Vista pool removal decision makes waves

By Marissa Harshman July 29, 2015 6 a.m.

For eight years, the 70,000-gallon pool sitting behind the Mount Vista Homeowners Association recreation center has sat unused.

Recharge aims for faster recovery

By Marissa Harshman July 27, 2015 6 a.m.

A new athletic recovery lounge in Vancouver is giving Clark County athletes access to equipment regularly used — and touted by — some of the top professional athletes in the country.

Clark County boy infected in salmonella outbreak

By Marissa Harshman July 23, 2015 7:20 p.m.

A Clark County boy is among the more than 50 people statewide infected with salmonella in an outbreak that appears to be linked to pork.

Legacy Health, GoHealth team on urgent care clinic

By Marissa Harshman July 23, 2015 10 a.m.

Clark County residents with ailments that may not warrant a visit to the emergency department but need urgent attention will soon have a new option.

Whooping cough cases decline locally

By Marissa Harshman July 22, 2015 8:12 p.m.

Clark County is still in the midst of a whooping cough outbreak, even as case numbers dip while students are on summer break.

Lifeline Connections expands its mental health services

By Marissa Harshman July 22, 2015 9:54 a.m.

Lifeline Connections is expanding its services for the first time in its 53-year history as a behavioral health services provider in Clark County.

Kaiser taking a stand against falls with new program

By Marissa Harshman July 20, 2015 6 a.m.

A program spearheaded by two area Kaiser Permanente physicians is receiving attention from the White House.

Vancouver Clinic part of ulcerative colitis treatment clinical trials

By Marissa Harshman July 20, 2015 5:59 a.m.

Clark County residents with ulcerative colitis may have a new treatment option if previous medications were unsuccessful in managing symptoms.

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