Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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Clark County Health

For two moms with breast cancer, it was all about weathering the storm

October 6, 2019, 5:52am Breast Cancer

After more than 16 years in medicine, you’d think Dr. Toni Storm-Dickerson wouldn’t have any “firsts” left. Read story

Support group for younger women about anything but pink ribbons

October 6, 2019, 5:52am Breast Cancer

The group of women who met to drink beer and cackle over the dirty pictures in their adult coloring books certainly didn’t act like cancer patients — whatever that would even mean. Read story

Breast cancer diagnosis a special challenge for low-income patients

October 6, 2019, 5:48am Breast Cancer

Trudy Malsey was reaching the age when “everything starts falling apart,” as she joked. Read story

For breast cancer patients, it’s about hair – and identity

October 6, 2019, 5:22am Breast Cancer

For many patients undergoing chemotherapy, anything that helps them feel like themselves again can make all the difference. Read story

Breast cancer patients share their stories

October 6, 2019, 5:21am Breast Cancer

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

Treating herself after cancer treatment

October 6, 2019, 5:21am Breast Cancer

Peanut butter and jelly. Hugs and kisses. Sugar and spice. Read story

What’s with those pink waste bins?

October 6, 2019, 5:20am Breast Cancer

If you’ve seen pink recycling carts and wondered what garbage service has to do with fighting breast cancer, the gimmick worked. Read story

Helping partners of breast cancer patients cope

October 6, 2019, 5:20am Breast Cancer

Fighting breast cancer is the very definition of tough. Finding a community of other survivors can help. Read story

Profits evaporate for Vancouver businesses as vape juice ban looms in Washington

October 5, 2019, 6:02am Business

At Fatboys Vapors on Chkalov Drive, shelves display hundreds of bottles of flavored nicotine liquids, ready to be squeezed into vape pens, heated to vapor and drawn into lungs. Read story

After 10-year search, Vancouver family finds cause of son’s seizures

October 4, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Health

Sharon and Isaac Elliott have become mostly accustomed to the seizures. Read story