By Marissa Harshman August 19, 2013 6 a.m.
Everyone has heard that sunscreen protects the skin from the sun's ultraviolet rays. But what about protecting the eyes from powerful UV rays?
By Marissa Harshman August 13, 2013 5:47 p.m.
Clark County small-business owners will have their choice of a handful of employee health plans eligible for increased tax credits. But all of the plans come from the same insurer: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest.
By Marissa Harshman August 8, 2013 6:25 p.m.
Four-year-old Ava Bond didn't waste much time deciding how to spend her money at the Salmon Creek Farmers' Market.
By Marissa Harshman August 5, 2013 1:23 p.m.
This week, Clark County and counties across the country will celebrate National Farmers Market Week.
By Marissa Harshman August 1, 2013 8:13 p.m.
Clark County residents looking to purchase health coverage through the state-based insurance exchange will have fewer options than Washingtonians living in other counties.
By Marissa Harshman July 31, 2013 6 a.m.
Washington residents looking to snuff out their tobacco use will no longer receive full cessation aid from the state.
By Marissa Harshman July 29, 2013 10 a.m.
The last month has taken a physical and emotional toll on Laina Harris.
By Marissa Harshman July 28, 2013 6 a.m.
Ready or not, health care reform is here.
Sheriff's deputies are on the scene of an incident in the Sifton area that apparently started as a reported altercation and then escalated.
By Marissa Harshman July 24, 2013 12:08 p.m.
Clark County commissioners voted Wednesday morning to consolidate two Clark County Public Health administrative positions and eliminate two other department positions, saving the county nearly $500,000 this biennium.
By Marissa Harshman July 22, 2013 6 a.m.
As the sun comes out and the temperatures rise, more people are taking their workouts outdoors. But before heading out on a run in the hottest part of the day, make sure your body is prepared for the warmer weather.
By Marissa Harshman July 18, 2013 8:29 p.m.
Twenty-five years ago, a group of about 100 Clark County residents formed teams and got together to walk for 24 hours around the track at Columbia River High School.
By Marissa Harshman July 14, 2013 6 a.m.
State health officials have launched a new array of services for Medicaid patients with complex medical needs.
By Marissa Harshman July 8, 2013 6 a.m.
The decision was an easy one for 14-year-old Addie Gillas.
By Marissa Harshman July 7, 2013 8:37 p.m.
A "Comedie of Errors" unfolded in Esther Short Park on Sunday afternoon.
By Marissa Harshman July 1, 2013 6 a.m.
After months of spiking blood-sugar levels and draining energy, Olga Veter-Eluska is finally figuring out diabetes.
By Marissa Harshman June 24, 2013 6 a.m.
The hits just keep coming. And try as she might, Laina Harris just can't stop the blows.
By Marissa Harshman June 17, 2013 7:43 p.m.
A program designed to help stretch the value of food stamps at farmers markets is up and running again this year after a successful 2012 launch.
By Marissa Harshman June 15, 2013 6:46 p.m.
The search for Maureen Kelly was suspended Saturday evening. She was last seen on the evening of June 9 walking into rugged terrain in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
By Marissa Harshman June 10, 2013 6 a.m.
Don't tell Darren Smith he can't do something because the 47-year-old's natural response is to do it.
By Marissa Harshman June 3, 2013 5:40 p.m.
Six women have filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against Vancouver plastic surgeon Allen Gabriel and PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.
By Marissa Harshman May 27, 2013 6 a.m.
It's hard to miss Mukaluka Dirtypaws. The dark-colored miniature schnauzer stands out as he walks the hallways at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. But the volunteer badge — complete with picture — hanging from his bright blue collar indicates the 5-year-old pooch is there on business.
By Marissa Harshman May 23, 2013 7:05 p.m.
Should an act of bioterrorism ever occur in Clark County, public health officials are ready to respond.