By Marissa Harshman March 3, 2014 6 a.m.
A Canadian study challenging the need for annual mammograms has prompted women across the country to question whether they need the yearly X-rays.
By Marissa Harshman February 27, 2014 8:30 p.m.
The Center for Community Health may undergo some minor modifications in response to the workplace shooting on the building's fourth floor earlier this month.
By Marissa Harshman February 24, 2014 6 a.m.
Grocery shopping can be a chore. Throw in competing food companies with packages claiming products are "all natural" or "whole grain," and those trips to the store can be downright daunting.
By Marissa Harshman February 18, 2014 7:05 p.m.
Jeffrey Bivens may have pleaded guilty to federal charges in October 2010, but more than three years later, the former Washougal city finance director and licensed tax attorney has yet to begin serving his sentence for the crime.
By Marissa Harshman February 10, 2014 6 a.m.
Every year, Clark County Public Health officials perform more than 3,000 routine restaurant inspections. Rarely, those inspections reveal significant problems that cause health officials to immediately shut down businesses. While the closures garner plenty of public attention, most restaurant inspections are uneventful. Health officials typically find only minor problems or catch risky behavior before it leads to a food-borne illness outbreak.
A suspect was taken into custody, and two people were injured, following the second Vancouver office shooting in as many days.
By Marissa Harshman February 3, 2014 6 a.m.
In a matter of weeks, Wesley Dameron's life took a dramatic turn.
By Marissa Harshman January 15, 2014 8:26 p.m.
PORTLAND — Alex Campbell's room is quiet. The natural light from the Portland sky illuminates the room. Handmade get-well cards sit on a shelf across from his bed. Those, he points out, were made by his friends at Salmon Creek Elementary School, where Alex is in fourth grade.
By Marissa Harshman January 13, 2014 6:14 p.m.
The flu is continuing to circulate through Clark County, spreading faster and earlier than previous years.
By Marissa Harshman January 9, 2014 7:59 p.m.
The surging flu season is prompting more area hospitals to impose visitor restrictions.
By Marissa Harshman January 4, 2014 4:53 p.m.
It may be a new year, but a familiar foe is reappearing in Clark County. The flu strain H1N1 is the most prominent flu virus circulating the county, the state and the country. H1N1 was first introduced in 2009, then nicknamed "swine flu."
By Marissa Harshman December 30, 2013 6 a.m.
Those resolving to get healthy in 2014 may be relieved to know they need only one resolution for the new year.
By Marissa Harshman December 23, 2013 6 a.m.
For many people, soft skin becomes a casualty of the winter weather.
By Marissa Harshman December 16, 2013 6 a.m.
Cole Merle has always had a heart for service. But the kids the 6-year-old is choosing to help with his latest effort are a little closer to his heart.
By Marissa Harshman December 9, 2013 6 a.m.
Freezing temperatures and the frost-covered ground don't mean you have to abandon outdoor workouts.
By Marissa Harshman November 30, 2013 6:04 p.m.
Clark County residents and their four-legged friends got into the holiday spirit Saturday with several festive, family-friendly events in downtown Vancouver.
By Marissa Harshman November 25, 2013 6 a.m.
For many Americans, Thanksgiving and the holiday season, in general, revolves around one thing: food.
By Marissa Harshman November 24, 2013 6 a.m.
Kurtis Williams isn't a fan of the Affordable Care Act, but he does see at least one benefit to the new law.
By Marissa Harshman November 23, 2013 6 a.m.
For Laurie Wakefield, one component of the Affordable Care Act brought more relief to the mother of two than anything else the new law offers.
By Marissa Harshman November 21, 2013 6 a.m.
Cheryl Landes hasn't been able to afford health insurance for the last couple years, and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act won't likely change that.
By Marissa Harshman November 18, 2013 6 a.m.
Discussing insurance coverage is complicated in the Smith house. That's because the family of three has secured coverage from three sources.
By Marissa Harshman November 15, 2013 8:05 p.m.
Paul and Susan Ward have been purchasing their own insurance coverage since they both retired four years ago.