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Liza Anzellotti monitors the cryotherapy sauna as her husband, Dave Anzellotti, demonstrates how it is used Tuesday at 3SIX0 Fitness in Vancouver. Whole-body cryotherapy is said to reduce inflammation and chronic pain, and accelerate athletic recovery.

184 degrees below zero for fitness

Liza Anzellotti monitors the cryotherapy sauna as her husband, Dave Anzellotti, demonstrates how it is used Tuesday at 3SIX0 Fitness in Vancouver. Whole-body cryotherapy is said to reduce inflammation and chronic pain, and accelerate athletic recovery.

January 1, 2018, 6:03am Clark County Health

Liza Anzellotti is a runner and CrossFitter. She also experiences chronic pain. Her husband, Dave Anzellotti, also does CrossFit and boot-camp workouts. Read story

Columbian health reporter Marissa Harshman tries the Cryosauna at 3Six0 Fitness in Vancouver.

What’s it like to be so cold for three minutes?

Columbian health reporter Marissa Harshman tries the Cryosauna at 3Six0 Fitness in Vancouver.

January 1, 2018, 6:00am Clark County Health

I had no intention of getting into the Cryosauna when I arrived at 3Six0 Fitness. Read story

Bob Lutz, owner of Arlo’s Barber Shop, keeps longtime customer Ken Powell of Vancouver looking sharp with a quick haircut on Dec. 6. Lutz has been cutting hair for nearly 60 years.

Barber lives his boyhood dream

Bob Lutz, owner of Arlo’s Barber Shop, keeps longtime customer Ken Powell of Vancouver looking sharp with a quick haircut on Dec. 6. Lutz has been cutting hair for nearly 60 years.

December 30, 2017, 6:02am Business

Bob Lutz determined the course of his future as an 8-year-old boy milking cows in rural Kansas. Read story

Renee Dieffenderfer of Creations for Cures, left, looks on as patient Sergio Cano Marquez, 3, of Portland tries on a reindeer headband with the help of his mom, Laura Marquez, on Dec. 18 at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Dieffenderfer turned to art for an escape while undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. For the last year, she has brought art projects to kids at the hospital.

Crafty creations for cures

Renee Dieffenderfer of Creations for Cures, left, looks on as patient Sergio Cano Marquez, 3, of Portland tries on a reindeer headband with the help of his mom, Laura Marquez, on Dec. 18 at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Dieffenderfer turned to art for an escape while undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. For the last year, she has brought art projects to kids at the hospital.

December 26, 2017, 6:05am Clark County News

While undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Renee Dieffenderfer took refuge in watercolors. Read story

Melissa McAllister, left, watches as her husband, Guy McAllister, tickles their two sons, AJ, 3, and Christopher, 2, in their Vancouver home on Thursday. Melissa and her two sons were struck by a car while standing on a sidewalk in a nearby Safeway parking lot in July. This month, Melissa finally joined her family back home, after spending three months in the hospital and a skilled rehab facility.

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Melissa McAllister, left, watches as her husband, Guy McAllister, tickles their two sons, AJ, 3, and Christopher, 2, in their Vancouver home on Thursday. Melissa and her two sons were struck by a car while standing on a sidewalk in a nearby Safeway parking lot in July. This month, Melissa finally joined her family back home, after spending three months in the hospital and a skilled rehab facility.

December 25, 2017, 6:04am Clark County Health

Guy McAllister peeked into the bedroom and saw his wife and two sons sleeping on a makeshift bed on the floor. Read story

Les Burger, 77, and his wife, Julie Burger, 78, hold a portrait from their wedding in 1960 in their Vancouver home on Dec. 12. Julie, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease last year, can’t remember her wedding day.

Vancouver woman, husband take Alzheimer’s diagnosis in stride

Les Burger, 77, and his wife, Julie Burger, 78, hold a portrait from their wedding in 1960 in their Vancouver home on Dec. 12. Julie, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease last year, can’t remember her wedding day.

December 25, 2017, 6:02am Clark County Health

When Les Burger calls his wife’s cellphone, he doesn’t identify himself by name. Instead, he sings. Read story

Vancouver resident Lucy Crouse, 10, is surrounded by some of the quilts and stuffed toys she made for Second Step Housing. Lucy, who has autism, has sewn 105 quilts and dozens of other gifts this year to donate to the Vancouver nonprofit.

Selfless 10-year-old sews quilts to help homeless

Vancouver resident Lucy Crouse, 10, is surrounded by some of the quilts and stuffed toys she made for Second Step Housing. Lucy, who has autism, has sewn 105 quilts and dozens of other gifts this year to donate to the Vancouver nonprofit.

December 24, 2017, 6:03am Clark County News

Ten-year-old Lucy Crouse has a heart for helping others. Read story

Pedestrian struck by car remains in critical condition

December 21, 2017, 6:59pm Clark County News

The Vancouver woman struck by a car Wednesday afternoon in Orchards remains hospitalized in critical condition. Read story

Alzheimer’s Association offers caregiver support group

December 20, 2017, 4:36pm Clark County Health

The Alzheimer’s Association is offering ongoing support groups for those caring for loved ones with memory loss. The group meets 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the last Monday of each month at Kaiser Permanente Salmon Creek medical office, conference room 3, 14406 N.E. 20th Ave., in Vancouver. The group provides… Read story

Bloodworks Northwest: Blood donations urgently needed after derailment

December 18, 2017, 8:19pm Clark County Health

Bloodworks Northwest issued an urgent plea for blood donations following the Amtrak train derailment Monday morning in DuPont. Read story