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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

Vancouver library hosts series on healthy aging

April 10, 2018, 10:56am Clark County Health

Fort Vancouver Regional Library is hosting a free six-week series on healthy aging and aging in place. The classes are 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays, beginning May 6, at Vancouver Community Library, Klickitat Room, 901 C St., Vancouver. Here are the scheduled topics: May 6: Healthy Aging and Alternative Medicine:… Read story

Five-week running series debuts in Vancouver for ages 2 to 14

April 9, 2018, 6:02am Clark County Health

Renee Collins remembers how tough it was to find activities for her children when they were younger. As toddlers, they were too young for T-ball and most other organized sports. Now that her kids are 5 and 8 years old, it’s much easier to find activities to keep them busy. Read story

State health officials suspend license of Vancouver doctor

April 5, 2018, 8:48pm Clark County Health

State health officials have immediately suspended the license of a Clark County physician, alleging she is unable to practice with reasonable skill and safety due to a mental or physical condition. Read story

Alzheimer’s Association offers free educational programs

April 4, 2018, 4:53pm Clark County Health

The local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is offering free educational programs this month for those interested in learning about the disease. The first class, “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease,” provides information on detection, causes, risk factors, stages of the disease and treatment. The program will be… Read story

Bombing inspires Vancouver man to run Boston marathon again

April 2, 2018, 6:00am Clark County Health

When Roy Hahn crossed the finish line of the 1988 Boston Marathon, he assumed it would be his last time running the legendary race — his fourth finish in four years. Read story

Vancouver group hosts talk on youth opioid abuse

April 1, 2018, 6:02am Clark County News

A Clark County substance abuse prevention coalition is hosting a forum on youth opioid use and is joining with local and state agencies in other efforts this month. The April events align with Prevent Coalition’s mission to reduce the toll opioids are taking on the community. Read story

Septic system loans available for Clark County homeowners

March 29, 2018, 7:42pm Clark County News

Homeowners facing costly septic system repairs or replacements can now tap into a new financial assistance program to help foot the bill. Read story

Soul therapy: Rehab patients to relearn entering, exiting car

March 28, 2018, 8:41pm Clark County Health

Rehab patients at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center will soon no longer need to trudge out to the parking lot to practice entering and exiting a vehicle. Instead, they’ll just head to the rehab unit’s outdoor patio and slide into the seats of the Kia Soul parked three stories up. Read story