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Music a healing balm for hospitalized COVID patients

August 2, 2020, 10:30am Health

Pharmaceutical companies worldwide are scrambling to develop drugs and a vaccine for COVID-19. But for dozens of San Diego patients now hospitalized with the disease, music is proving to be… Read story

Clark County adds 107 new COVID-19 cases

August 3, 2020, 12:26pm Clark County Health

More than a hundred new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by Clark County Public Health early this afternoon. Read story

Keep track of heart health

August 4, 2020, 6:05am Health

Tracking a few simple numbers can be a big help in keeping tabs on heart health. Read story

FDA tells doctors to discuss overdose antidote with patients

August 4, 2020, 6:05am Health

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors who prescribe opioid painkillers should tell their patients about a potentially life-saving medication that can reverse drug overdoses, according to new federal guidelines issued Thursday. Read story

Many parents won’t allow HPV vaccine for their kids

August 4, 2020, 6:05am Health

The human papillomavirus vaccine has been proven to prevent certain types of oral and genital cancers and other health problems. However, in a study published recently in Lancet Public Health, researchers found that more than half of the parents of adolescents who have not received the HPV vaccine had no intention to initiate the vaccine series for their children. Read story

Spain’s new wave of infections hits the young, middle-aged

August 3, 2020, 7:54am Health

SANT SADURNI D'ANOIA, Spain -- Like most Spaniards, Emma Gaya thought the worst of the pandemic was behind her. Read story

Breast Cancer Awareness

Each year, more than 200,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer, including thousands of women in Washington. In honor of their fight — and as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — The Columbian published this collection of stories about the women who have received breast cancer diagnoses, the science and technological advances for treating them and the community that supports them.

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

August 3, 2020, 7:50am Health

DALLAS, Ga. — Putting your child on the bus for the first day of school is always a leap of faith for a parent. Now, on top of the usual worries about youngsters adjusting to new teachers and classmates, there’s COVID-19. Read story

Salmonella outbreak linked to red onions

August 1, 2020, 3:56pm Health

Check your refrigerator and kitchen for raw onions and products that contain them. Get ready to toss them out. Read story

Vancouver Radiologists announces merger

August 1, 2020, 6:02am Business

Vancouver Radiologists has merged with Lynwood-based Radia Inc., one of the largest radiology groups in the United States. Read story

One new COVID-19 death, 22 cases reported in Clark County

July 31, 2020, 11:42am Clark County Health

Clark County Public health reported another death this morning along with 22 new cases of COVID-19.  Read story