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Caring Closet provides medical equipment for those who need it

February 12, 2018, 6:02am Clark County Health

When Sara Scheetz and Jodie Zelazny started squirrelling away walkers and bath benches in their garages, they never expected it to turn into a nonprofit organization serving thousands of Clark County residents in just a couple of years. Read story

Bills aim to lift legal age to buy tobacco, vapor products to 21

February 9, 2018, 8:25pm Clark County News

Ninety-five percent of smokers first lit a cigarette before celebrating their 21st birthday. And research shows most young people who make it to age 21 without smoking will never pick up the habit. Read story

Dentists charged with unprofessional conduct in child’s death

February 7, 2018, 1:39pm Clark County Health

State health officials are alleging unprofessional conduct by two Vancouver dentists linked to the death of 4-year-old Mykel Wayne Peterson. Read story

Park will reward Clark County residents’ patience

February 7, 2018, 6:00am Clark County Life

A neighborhood park eight years in the making is finally coming to fruition. Read story

Health officials charge doctor in 4-year-old’s death

February 5, 2018, 2:22pm Clark County Health

The state health department is alleging unprofessional conduct by the doctor who administered anesthesia to a 4-year-old Vancouver boy who died after a dental procedure in March. Read story

Cancer of blood, bone marrow changed girl’s routine, but she’s shining again

February 5, 2018, 6:02am Clark County Health

Looking back at old photos, Justin Hayden can see the difference in his 5-year-old daughter’s face. Read story

Cancer-free, woman’s struggle with hope and fear continues

February 4, 2018, 6:00am Breast Cancer

Erin Maher waited 496 days to hear if her breast cancer was gone. Read story

Clock ticking for community health centers in Clark County

February 2, 2018, 6:05am Clark County Health

Congress approved ongoing funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program earlier this month — more than 100 days after federal funding expired. Now, health care advocates say, it’s time for legislators to turn their attention to community health centers. Read story

After suffering cardiac arrest as teen, Heidi Stewart aims to educate others

January 29, 2018, 6:30am Clark County Health

The first thing Heidi Stewart did when she woke up in the cardiovascular intensive care unit was try to wiggle her fingers and toes. The 18-year-old high school senior had suffered sudden cardiac arrest. She feared that the rest of her life she would be confined to a hospital bed. Read story

Clark County flu activity ‘may have peaked’

January 24, 2018, 6:10pm Clark County Health

Even though the flu virus continues to sicken people across Clark County, relief may be on the horizon. Read story