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Breast Cancer Survivor Paddler Day teaches benefits of dragon boating

October 17, 2019, 9:31pm Breast Cancer

When Laura Thornquist was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008, it was a shock because of how fit she was. Read story

Community-based workforce emerges in Clark County health care

October 17, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Health

In the changing health care landscape, a new, important workforce is emerging with the aim to connect health systems and the people who utilize them. Read story

Vancouver dental office owner fined $5,000 in death of 4-year-old

October 16, 2019, 9:33pm Clark County Health

Washington’s Dental Quality Assurance Commission has fined an owner of Must Love Kids Pediatric Dentistry in Vancouver in connection with the death of a 4-year-old Vancouver boy after a dental procedure in March 2017. Read story

Ridgefield woman, her mother write book about battle with MS

October 14, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Health

It hurt Margaret Godfrey to see daughter Rachel Carter in pain, so she painted. Read story

PeaceHealth lays off another 50 employees

October 10, 2019, 2:18pm Business

PeaceHealth has announced a round of support staff layoffs. It’s the second round of layoffs that the Washington-based health care company has announced in the past three months. Read story

Vancouver, Portland Kaiser workers vote to approve contract

October 9, 2019, 6:55pm Business

A group of unionized Portland and Vancouver-area Kaiser Permanente workers have voted to approve a new national contract with the health care company, although the contract will not take effect unless several other unions also vote to ratify it. Read story

Battle Ground dentist charged with unprofessional conduct tied to patient death

October 8, 2019, 7:21pm Clark County Health

The Washington State Department of Health’s Dental Quality Assurance Commission has charged a Clark County dentist with unprofessional conduct tied to the death of a patient in January 2018. Read story

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Sources of support

October 7, 2019, 6:00am Breast Cancer

For the loved ones of a breast cancer patient, it can be hard to know how to help. Read story

Vancouver mother, daughter beat breast cancer — together

October 6, 2019, 6:05am Breast Cancer

Children play downstairs. Football is on TV. Laughter fills the home. Spaghetti, ribs and fried chicken are almost ready for consumption. Read story

Kearney Breast Center growing strong in its 10th year

October 6, 2019, 5:53am Breast Cancer

Please, don’t call it a spa, but PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center’s Kearney Breast Center is designed to be warm and soft. Read story