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Occupational therapist Karen Drogos, left, helps Gary Silvas, 5, swim to capture a ball during a water-based physical therapy session at the Marshall Center. Gary was a micro-preemie and weighed just 1 pound, ½ ounce at birth.

Kids dive into therapy at Legacy Salmon Creek

Occupational therapist Karen Drogos, left, helps Gary Silvas, 5, swim to capture a ball during a water-based physical therapy session at the Marshall Center. Gary was a micro-preemie and weighed just 1 pound, ½ ounce at birth.

April 30, 2018, 6:02am Clark County Health

One afternoon two years ago, Bastian Maciel complained to his mom about neck pain. Within 15 minutes, the boy was paralyzed from the neck down. Read story

Health care workers’ safety increasingly at risk

April 29, 2018, 6:00am Clark County Business

Shannon Sathre was supposed to have the day off, but a staff shortage and the prospect of time-and-a-half pay lured her from her couch into the intensive care unit at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. Read story

Prediabetes class offered at Vancouver clinic May 12

April 24, 2018, 5:20pm Clark County Health

The Vancouver Clinic is offering a two-hour prediabetes class with a certified diabetes educator. The class will be 10 a.m. to noon May 12 at The Vancouver Clinic’s 87th Avenue Office, 700 N.E. 87th Ave. The class costs $25 and preregistration is required. The class is for anyone who has… Read story

Gerald Dory, right, leads a neighborhood walk during a Let’s Get Moving meeting. The program is a culture-specific program that takes aim at health disparities among black people.

Let’s Get Moving program in Vancouver inspires healthy changes

Gerald Dory, right, leads a neighborhood walk during a Let’s Get Moving meeting. The program is a culture-specific program that takes aim at health disparities among black people.

April 23, 2018, 6:30am Clark County Health

Abigail Boyd-Williams used to spend her Saturdays in bed, closing herself off from others and feeling depressed. Read story

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Four teens found unconscious from suspected opiod overdose

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April 20, 2018, 1:10pm Clark County News

Four teenagers were hospitalized Friday morning for suspected opioid overdoses after three of the teens were discovered unconscious outside in an east Vancouver neighborhood. Read story

OHSU to host Brain Awareness lectures

April 19, 2018, 1:38pm Clark County Health

Oregon Health and Science University announced the dates and topics for its annual Brain Awareness lecture series. This year’s series will explore the influence nourishing the brain has on daily abilities, from academic performance to good decision making. The lectures are at 7 p.m. May 7, May 14 and May… Read story

Manu Iyer, with the Harlem Wizards, presents Lauren Reagan with team jersey for her and her husband, Francis Reagan. Their twin sons, Declan and Adrian, were signed by the team during a ceremony Wednesday morning. Declan recently started hospice care after a two year fight with leukemia.

Harlem Wizards ‘draft’ 6-year-old Vancouver twins

Manu Iyer, with the Harlem Wizards, presents Lauren Reagan with team jersey for her and her husband, Francis Reagan. Their twin sons, Declan and Adrian, were signed by the team during a ceremony Wednesday morning. Declan recently started hospice care after a two year fight with leukemia.

April 18, 2018, 2:53pm Clark County Health

In front of television cameras and a crowd of cheering fans, Adrian and Declan Reagan became the newest members of the Harlem Wizards. Read story

Incredible Years: A course on parenting

April 16, 2018, 6:05am Clark County News

A west Vancouver coalition striving to create a healthier younger generation is turning its attention upstream — to parents of toddlers and young school-aged children. Read story

Nonprofit seeking input from breast cancer community

April 11, 2018, 2:30pm Clark County Health

Local nonprofit Pink Lemonade Project wants to hear from people affected by breast cancer. Pink Lemonade Project is a Vancouver-based nonprofit dedicated to empowering breast cancer patients and survivors. The organization offers weekend retreats, support groups and regular social events, among other services. Pink Lemonade has created an online survey,… Read story

Support group offered for survivors of suicide loss

April 10, 2018, 10:58am Clark County Health

Community Home Health & Hospice is offering a free eight-week grief support group for survivors of suicide loss. The group will meet 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, May 10 to June 28, at the Elaine & Don Heimbigner Hospice Care Center, 3102 N.E. 134th St., Vancouver. The group will be… Read story