By Marissa Harshman July 23, 2014 6 a.m.
When Alvin Black moved into his Felida home in January, he expected to hear the lugging of trains moving along the tracks. He didn't expect to hear four blares of the horn from each passing train.
By Marissa Harshman July 21, 2014 6 a.m.
Blake Bell has pricked his finger with a needle roughly 18,000 times in the past five years.
By Marissa Harshman July 13, 2014 6 a.m.
Medical providers at Legacy Health hospitals are seeing a disturbing new trend: high rates of late-stage colorectal cancer cases showing up in emergency departments.
By Marissa Harshman July 11, 2014 7:54 p.m.
The reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will begin working toward another NFL title in 55 days. That’s when Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Beast Mode and all of the other players will run onto the field for the first game of the 2014 season.
By Marissa Harshman July 10, 2014 12:44 p.m.
Clark County residents will have one fewer swimming spot to enjoy as temperatures climb. Health officials have closed Vancouver Lake to swimming and wading after detecting elevated levels of the E. coli bacteria.
By Marissa Harshman July 8, 2014 4:47 p.m.
About 79 percent of Clark County kindergartners received all of the immunizations required for school entry for the 2013-14 school year — a rate 4 percentage points lower than the state average.
By Marissa Harshman June 13, 2014 10:05 p.m.
Providers at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center enjoy helping people feel better, but they'd rather not see their patients again.
By Marissa Harshman June 4, 2014 7:10 p.m.
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Foundation is launching a $10 million fundraising campaign today to enhance neurosciences care at the Vancouver hospital.
By Marissa Harshman June 2, 2014 6 a.m.
Cessiley Southard was first offered genetic screening when she was 12 weeks pregnant. At the time, she and her boyfriend, Stephen Vroman, had no interest in the testing.
By Marissa Harshman May 28, 2014 4:01 p.m.
After six days of anticipation, 12 hours of flying, a sleepless night in the airport and a short drive from the airport to Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, U.S. Army Spc. Carlos Maldonado held his newborn son for the first time.
By Marissa Harshman May 20, 2014 4:07 p.m.
Clark County Public Health and PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center are advising 936 former hospital patients to be tested for hepatitis C.
By Marissa Harshman May 8, 2014 4:14 p.m.
This fall, only 27 percent of fifth-graders at Illahee Elementary School, where VanLaeken teaches, met fitness standards in four testing areas — aerobic capacity, push ups, curl ups and flexibility. But those test scores aren’t unusual; they’ve become quite typical among elementary school kids, VanLaeken said.
By Marissa Harshman May 5, 2014 6 a.m.
Every morning, Cindy Haas melts a teaspoon of coconut oil, pours the liquid into her mouth and vigorously swishes for 15 minutes.
By Marissa Harshman April 23, 2014 4:29 p.m.
More than 60,000 Clark County residents enrolled in health plans during the state’s six-month open enrollment period.
By Marissa Harshman April 21, 2014 6 a.m.
Jim Schaefer had to hit bottom, crawling on hands and knees due to the pain in his feet, before he decided to take his diabetes seriously.
By Marissa Harshman April 20, 2014 6 a.m.
Dana Duback de Sanchez has never been able to keep up with the dental work she needs.
By Marissa Harshman April 14, 2014 6 a.m.
Twenty-year-old Kelly Slauson doesn't know life without rheumatoid arthritis.