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Critical care for critical workers in Clark County

October 24, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Health

Most people who work in hospitals expect back-to-back shifts, sleep deprivation, every imaginable bodily fluid, difficult patients, frightened families and the emotional burden of witnessing death. Read story

Clark County reports 22 new COVID-19 deaths as disease activity remains high

October 21, 2021, 12:28pm Clark County Health

Clark County reported 22 new COVID-19 deaths on Thursday as the number of new cases since Oct. 14 remained little changed from previous weeks, according to the latest data from… Read story

The Elwood is a permanent supportive housing development at 6317 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. in Vancouver. The building is specifically tailored to serve people with disabilities who have been chronically homeless.

Vancouver housing designed to promote healing

The Elwood is a permanent supportive housing development at 6317 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. in Vancouver. The building is specifically tailored to serve people with disabilities who have been chronically homeless.

October 18, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Health

When The Elwood opened its doors to tenants in March, dozens of the region’s most vulnerable residents gained access to stable, affordable housing. Read story

Washougal physician assistant Scott Miller speaks against COVID-19 safety precautions such as mask mandates and distance-learning during a Camas School Board meeting on May 10, 2021.

Washougal physician assistant’s license suspended over COVID actions

Washougal physician assistant Scott Miller speaks against COVID-19 safety precautions such as mask mandates and distance-learning during a Camas School Board meeting on May 10, 2021.

October 15, 2021, 2:12pm Clark County Health

The Washington Medical Commission suspended the license of Washougal pediatric health care provider Scott C. Miller as of Tuesday. Read story

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20 new Clark County COVID-19 deaths reported as new cases continue slow decline

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October 14, 2021, 12:35pm Clark County Health

The rate of COVID-19's spread in Clark County continued a slow decline in the past week, though deaths recorded since Oct. 7 rose to 20, according to Clark County Public Health. Read story

Susan Stearns stands near the book bank at Pink Lemonade Project's downtown Vancouver offices. She took over as CEO of the nonprofit as the pandemic hit in March 2020 and has guided an expansion of programs. Participation increased 30 percent during the pandemic.

Pandemic isolated breast cancer patients when they needed connection most

Susan Stearns stands near the book bank at Pink Lemonade Project's downtown Vancouver offices. She took over as CEO of the nonprofit as the pandemic hit in March 2020 and has guided an expansion of programs. Participation increased 30 percent during the pandemic.

October 10, 2021, 6:05am Breast Cancer

Pink-clad runners and walkers are converging on Vancouver’s waterfront this morning. The return of the Girlfriends Run in person after last year’s virtual event is just another example of how breast cancer patients, survivors and supporters have adapted to the dangerous and shifting circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

The Catch-22 dragon boat team, which includes a subdivision of breast cancer survivors, practices in August at Vancouver Lake.

Breast cancer survivors find strength, sisterhood on dragon boat

The Catch-22 dragon boat team, which includes a subdivision of breast cancer survivors, practices in August at Vancouver Lake.

October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

When Tammy Michelson climbed onto a dragon boat for her first-ever race, she knew she was prepared. Read story

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Clark County breast cancer survivors offer advice, support after diagnosis

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October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

Facing a breast cancer diagnosis can be a frightening prospect. Read story

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Art therapy a healing outlet for breast cancer patients

Art by Aimee Berg (Contributed photo)

October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

The emotions associated with a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment are sometimes too overwhelming to put into words. When there are no words, many breast cancer patients and survivors opt for pictures instead. Read story

Amy Hawkins and Ben Novinger begin a workout at their home in Portland. They are participants in a OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute trial program called Exercising Together. Continuing research demonstrates that exercise is beneficial during and after cancer treatment.

Run for your life: Exercise important for breast cancer patients

Amy Hawkins and Ben Novinger begin a workout at their home in Portland. They are participants in a OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute trial program called Exercising Together. Continuing research demonstrates that exercise is beneficial during and after cancer treatment.

October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

You don’t have to tell all the people participating in today’s Girlfriends Run for a Cure event on the Vancouver waterfront that exercise is a great way to get and stay healthy. Read story