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.
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.
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.
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.
By Marissa Harshman July 17, 2015 6 a.m.
As a young nurse, Rhonda Turner never thought she would end up in a leadership role.
By Marissa Harshman July 13, 2015 6 a.m.
HOCKINSON — Ten-year-old John Charles had seen the collection of Nike shoes, designed by kids his age, on display at Doernbecher Children's Hospital while receiving medical care at the Portland hospital. But he never imagined he would one day be among the patient-designers.
By Marissa Harshman July 10, 2015 5:44 p.m.
Larry Greene first visited a Geriatric Dental Group office 10 years ago in Federal Way. He was on Medicare and didn't have dental insurance, and the clinic offered low-cost dental care.
By Marissa Harshman July 6, 2015 6 a.m.
In just a few weeks, Breanna Norton watched as her energetic 4-year-old son went from jumping on an indoor trampoline to burn extra energy to not having the energy — nor the desire — to move from the couch.
By Marissa Harshman July 2, 2015 7:15 p.m.
With Clark County's hot streak forecast to stretch through the weekend, Independence Day at Fort Vancouver organizers are gearing up for a warm Fourth of July celebration.
Three weeks ago, PeaceHealth set out a belated welcome mat for hundreds of Clark County business leaders and elected officials. The operator of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center and nine other medical centers in three states wanted to introduce itself to the community — something PeaceHealth leaders say they hadn't done since moving corporate offices here from Bellevue four years ago.
By Marissa Harshman June 28, 2015 6 a.m.
When Gary Bickett joined the local health department in 1983, Clark County had numerous landfills, including five public landfills. The metro area ranked No. 3 in the number of busted meth labs, behind only Los Angeles and Houston. And the county had just one person who inspected restaurants and ensured food safety.
By Marissa Harshman June 25, 2015 9:42 p.m.
By Marissa Harshman June 25, 2015 8:07 p.m.
With temperatures soaring and extreme heat forecasted throughout next week, health officials are reminding people to stay safe — and cool — during the heat wave.
By Marissa Harshman June 18, 2015 11:10 a.m.
State health officials have restricted the license of a Vancouver physician for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a patient and overmedicating the woman.
By Marissa Harshman June 16, 2015 8:01 p.m.
Teresa Weese never imagined her 21-month-old daughter would be one of the hundreds of Clark County residents diagnosed with whooping cough this year.
By Marissa Harshman June 10, 2015 7:34 p.m.
Kristie Vinyard is a warrior. The proof plasters the walls of the art teacher's classroom.
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.
By Marissa Harshman May 26, 2015 6 a.m.
A new face has taken the helm at The Vancouver Clinic.
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."
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.
By Marissa Harshman May 7, 2015 9:46 p.m.
Allergy sufferers in Clark County have a new resource for monitoring pollen levels — just in time for the dreaded grass season when hay fever reaches fever pitch.
By Marissa Harshman May 6, 2015 6:36 p.m.
Wyatt Varashupe and Gary McCulley usually walk the short distance from their homes to Walnut Grove Elementary School.
By Marissa Harshman May 4, 2015 6 a.m.
Gloria Hellsund was diagnosed with breast cancer 16 years ago.