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Waste Connections makes special delivery with pink breast cancer awareness carts

November 7, 2019, 6:01am Clark County Health

Ben Dynes, a driver with Waste Connections, drops off a pink breast cancer awareness recycling cart at a home along Devine Road in Vancouver. Read story

Vancouver clinic uses magnetic fields to treat depression, OCD

November 5, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Health

Watching a person receive transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, feels like viewing something from a science fiction movie. Read story

Ready Set Grow offers prenatal, postpartum yoga in Vancouver

November 4, 2019, 6:03am Clark County Health

When Daniele Strawmyre, 45, gave birth to her first child about six years ago, it prompted all kinds of new anxieties and challenges. Read story

New biopsy table aids technicians and patients

October 28, 2019, 6:05am Breast Cancer

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center has a new way to better detect cancer and serve its patients. Read story

Health exchange offers preview

October 28, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Health

Washington residents will have a little more time to digest individual marketplace insurance options for next year, thanks to a new feature being rolled out by the Washington Health Benefit Exchange. Read story

Passing teens help kids save Brush Prairie mom after her heart stopped

October 26, 2019, 6:01am Clark County Health

BRUSH PRAIRIE — Ashley Eggleston was never shy to call her three children her angels, but a recent scare brought three new angels into her world. Read story

State joins effort to cut health disparities

October 22, 2019, 8:47pm Clark County Health

The Community Health Plan of Washington has joined with health care organizations from six other states in a collaboration aimed at creating new Medicaid models that reduce health disparities and increase what the group calls “equitable health.” Read story

Legacy Salmon Creek study featured in medical journal

October 22, 2019, 6:03am Clark County Health

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center participated in a clinical trial for an ovarian cancer drug that generated promising results in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine this year. Read story

Vancouver native celebrates baby born after uterus transplant

October 21, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Health

In the weeks after having her first child, Kayla Edwards has been interviewed by USA Today, Time magazine, the “Today” show and “Tamron Hall,” a daytime talk show on ABC named after its host. Read story

Medical group names Harris Legislator of the Year

October 21, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Health

The Washington State Medical Association has named state Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, as its 2019 Legislator of the Year for his work advancing the association’s legislative agenda. Read story