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Too much coffee risky for some

January 3, 2023, 6:00am Health

People with severely high blood pressure who drink two or more cups of caffeinated coffee each day could double their risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke or other type of cardiovascular disease, new research finds. But drinking green tea or just one cup of coffee did not have… Read story

Inflamed tissue may be key to smell loss from COVID-19

January 3, 2023, 6:00am Health

Last February, Ruth Sheehan recovered from a COVID-19 infection that took away her sense of smell. Read story

Lifestyle changes key after diagnosis of prediabetes

January 3, 2023, 6:00am Health

If you’ve been diagnosed with prediabetes, it means your blood sugar levels are not high enough to be classified as Type 2 diabetes, but are high enough to indicate a need for change. Read story

First-time parents Kimberly and Charles Mastberg-Hanen hold their newborn son, Grayson Daryl-Lynn Mastberg-Hanen, the first baby born in 2023 at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Clark County families ring in New Year’s with baby boys

First-time parents Kimberly and Charles Mastberg-Hanen hold their newborn son, Grayson Daryl-Lynn Mastberg-Hanen, the first baby born in 2023 at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

January 2, 2023, 5:15pm Clark County Health

First-time parents Kimberly and Charles Mastberg-Hanen welcomed Grayson Daryl-Lynn Mastberg-Hanen into the world at 12:39 a.m. Sunday, making him PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center’s New Year’s baby. Read story

According to the State of Nursing Survey from 2021, 84% of nurses believe they were underpaid, and 83% reported their mental health suffered.

5 nursing industry predictions for 2023

According to the State of Nursing Survey from 2021, 84% of nurses believe they were underpaid, and 83% reported their mental health suffered.

January 1, 2023, 6:00am Business

The past few years have been rough for health care workers, with 84% of nurses believing they were underpaid, and 83% reporting their mental health suffered, according to the State of Nursing Survey from 2021 Read story

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COVID-19 infection rate falls again in Clark County

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December 29, 2022, 1:26pm Clark County Health

The COVID-19 infection rate in Clark County fell for a second week in a row following the holiday weekend, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health. Read story

What to know about the new drug trial for Alzheimer’s

December 29, 2022, 8:00am Health

A new drug designed to ward off Alzheimer’s is being tested at more than 100 sites around the world, including the University of Pennsylvania. Read story

LEADOPTION Pam and George Fich keep in step along the Vancouver Waterfront. Daily exercise helped him lose 70 pounds on doctor's orders.

For ‘Weight Loss King of Washington,’ less is more

LEADOPTION Pam and George Fich keep in step along the Vancouver Waterfront. Daily exercise helped him lose 70 pounds on doctor's orders.

December 29, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Health

Every day, weather permitting, George and Pam Fich go on a brisk walk at the waterfront or along the trail behind their house. One particular afternoon in mid-December, the couple walked along the waterfront as George, 70, proudly wore the crown and sash he was awarded in the spring for… Read story