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Battle Ground chiropractor Mark LaRue is accused of inappropriately touching at least eight female patients.

Battle Ground chiropractor pleads guilty to rape

Battle Ground chiropractor Mark LaRue is accused of inappropriately touching at least eight female patients.

January 4, 2023, 4:58pm Clark County Health

A former Battle Ground chiropractor pleaded guilty Wednesday to rape and indecent liberties charges for having sexual contact with patients. Read story

Moonlight Pulido stands by the shore at Harbor Lake Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Los Angeles. California is paying reparations to victims, mostly women, who were either forcibly or coercively sterilized by the government. Pulido was sterilized while incarcerated in 2005.

California seeks sterilization victims to pay reparations

Moonlight Pulido stands by the shore at Harbor Lake Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Los Angeles. California is paying reparations to victims, mostly women, who were either forcibly or coercively sterilized by the government. Pulido was sterilized while incarcerated in 2005.

January 4, 2023, 8:17am Health

About 600 people alive today can’t have children because California’s government sterilized them either against their will or without their knowledge, and now the state is trying to find them so it can pay them at least $15,000 each in reparations. Read story

Clark County Fire District 6 EMS Training Captain, Eric Simukka, demonstrates on a mannequin how the LUCAS device works to perform CPR.

Clark County firefighters get mechanical help for CPR

Clark County Fire District 6 EMS Training Captain, Eric Simukka, demonstrates on a mannequin how the LUCAS device works to perform CPR.

January 4, 2023, 6:04am Clark County Health

Clark County Fire District 6 recently started using a mechanical device called LUCAS to help assist in CPR with patients suffering from a cardiac arrest — replacing the need for manual CPR. Training began in November and the new device has been used on their five main trucks since Dec.… Read story

FDA finalizes rule allowing mail-order abortion pills

January 3, 2023, 5:18pm Health

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday finalized a rule change that broadens availability of abortion pills to many more pharmacies, including large chains and mail-order companies. Read story

Edible marijuana samples are set aside for evaluation at a cannabis testing laboratory in Santa Ana, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. The number of young kids, especially toddlers, who accidentally ate marijuana-laced treats rose sharply over five years as pot became legal in more places in the U.S., according to an analysis published Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2022, in the journal Pediatrics.

As legal pot grows, more kids sickened by edibles at home

Edible marijuana samples are set aside for evaluation at a cannabis testing laboratory in Santa Ana, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. The number of young kids, especially toddlers, who accidentally ate marijuana-laced treats rose sharply over five years as pot became legal in more places in the U.S., according to an analysis published Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2022, in the journal Pediatrics.

January 3, 2023, 8:05am Health

The number of young kids, especially toddlers, who accidentally ate marijuana-laced treats rose sharply over five years as pot became legal in more places in the U.S., according to a study published Tuesday. Read story

Chicago educator Tamisha Holifield spends time with her 2-year-old daughter Rian Holifield at Nichols Park, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. When Holifield and her daughter had COVID-19 in May, the toddler had to miss 15 days of child care. Bouts of colds have followed in what Holifield described as a "constant whirlwind" of sickness that has been stressful both financially and emotionally. "It's a major inconvenience. But I'm a single parent, so I don't have a choice. If I drop the ball, the game is over," Holifield said.

Move on from COVID? Child care disruptions continue

Chicago educator Tamisha Holifield spends time with her 2-year-old daughter Rian Holifield at Nichols Park, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. When Holifield and her daughter had COVID-19 in May, the toddler had to miss 15 days of child care. Bouts of colds have followed in what Holifield described as a "constant whirlwind" of sickness that has been stressful both financially and emotionally. "It's a major inconvenience. But I'm a single parent, so I don't have a choice. If I drop the ball, the game is over," Holifield said.

January 3, 2023, 7:53am Health

Forty-seven. That’s how many days of child care Kathryn Anne Edwards’ 3-year-old son has missed in the past year. Read story

Rush on medicines prompts questions

January 3, 2023, 6:05am Health

A rush on Tylenol, Motrin, and their generic equivalents is making parents nervous. Pediatricians’ offices and hospitals are overwhelmed with a surge of flu-like viruses that are taking a heavy toll on children. And now, the few medications that can help parents manage such illnesses at home are increasingly hard… Read story

Strategies for treating frozen shoulder

January 3, 2023, 6:02am Health

Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity, including sleep, difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, said Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon. Read story