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Two Hockinson High School seniors helped substitute teacher buy an electric wheelchair

December 9, 2019, 6:04am Health

When Musse Barclay moved from Ethiopia to Clark County in 2008 to live with his adopted family, there were growing pains in his new environment. Read story

Local suicide-prevention effort Our City Cares aims to instill hope

December 3, 2019, 6:00am Health

It’s been three years since Camas parents Sheryl and Joe Stephens suffered the unthinkable. Read story

Clark County Dental Society president aims to increase collaboration and transparency

December 8, 2019, 6:00am Health

Clark County Dental Society President Keith Collins is trying to create greater medical record transparency and collaboration in Southwest Washington. Read story

Fewer Clark County ambulances diverted to Portland ERs

December 2, 2019, 6:01am Health

Fewer Clark County ambulances are being diverted to Portland hospitals, saving crucial time for patients and emergency medical providers, according to local officials. Read story

Opioid Task Force builds foundation in Clark County

December 2, 2019, 6:00am Health

The parking lot at Bridgeview Resource Center in Vancouver was full on the late November day. There were only a few available chairs at the meeting. It took more than 20 minutes for the more than 30 people to introduce themselves. Read story

ZOOM+Care announces Waterfront grand opening

November 29, 2019, 6:00am Business

Portland-based ZOOM+Care has announced a Dec. 5 opening date for its newest clinic at The Waterfront Vancouver. Read story

Thanksgiving blood drive in Vancouver brings out all kinds

November 28, 2019, 1:58pm Charities & Nonprofits

They were gone by the time The Columbian stopped by late on Thanksgiving morning, but staffers running an American Red Cross blood drive said a large family had come in earlier to donate life in honor of their late father, who died recently. Read story

PeaceHealth among 100 healthiest workplaces

November 26, 2019, 5:59am Business

For the second year in a row, Vancouver-based PeaceHealth was named one of the 100 healthiest workplaces in America as part of an awards program from health care analytics company Springbuk. Read story

Felida woman turns cancer diagnosis into mission

November 25, 2019, 6:30am Health

A small sign in Dawn Horner’s house has a motto she tries to live by: “Start each day with a grateful heart.” Read story

Health Worker Report

November 23, 2019, 6:00am Health

The Health Systems Quality Assurance Division of the state Department of Health recently took disciplinary actions or has withdrawn charges against these Clark County health care providers. Read story