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Legacy’s cancer center strives for comprehensive care

January 1, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

More than anything else, Lindsay Fisher will appreciate the sense of community. Read story

China convicts 3 researchers involved in gene-edited babies

December 30, 2019, 9:05am Health

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese scientist who set off an ethical debate with claims that he had made the world's first genetically edited babies was sentenced Monday to three years in prison because of his research, state media said. Read story

Hearing Voices Network changing the way mental health is viewed

December 30, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Health

It was a cold, clear blue-sky day in early 2014 as John Herold was standing in a friend’s driveway in Tacoma talking on the phone to Portland resident Kate Hill. Read story

For young users, pot can be dangerous game

December 30, 2019, 6:02am Health

Not long ago when Joseph Garbely, chief medical officer for the Caron Foundation, reviewed younger patients starting drug or alcohol treatment on his unit, he usually saw people shaking, sick and seizing from alcohol or opioid withdrawal. Marijuana was seldom what put them in those medical beds. Read story

Seasons of Hope to host death cafe Jan. 12

December 30, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? Read story

Lifeline Connections van equipped to take people to sobering unit in Vancouver

December 30, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Health

Cindy Malone had a song stuck in her head as she clocked out of her job in admissions at Lifeline Connections and clocked in to her role driving the Sobering Urgent Response Vehicle around Vancouver. Read story

How to prevent, manage heartburn

December 30, 2019, 5:41am Health

Heartburn is a burning sensation in your chest, just behind your breastbone. Technically called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn occurs when stomach contents back up into your esophagus. Sour taste and the sensation of food coming back into your mouth may accompany the sensation. Heartburn usually happens after you’ve eaten a meal, and it may occur at night. The pain usually worsens when you’re lying down or bending over. Read story

Why millions will get separate bill for abortion coverage starting in June

December 28, 2019, 10:19am Health

If you’re one of the 3 million Americans who bought health insurance on an Affordable Care Act state exchange, you may be surprised to open up the mail this summer and find two separate monthly bills. Under a new rule finalized by the Department of Health and Human Services in December, insurers are now required to issue a separate invoice for the amount of your premium that they attribute to… Read story

Two Vancouver recovery centers want sobriety to have its fun moments

December 28, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Health

About a dozen people are gathered inside Recovery Café Clark County in Vancouver, eating sandwiches and chips and playing darts. Read story

Vancouver dentist marks a life of service

December 28, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Health

Piled against a wall in a tiny office in Mount Vista Family Dental is the evidence, even if Eugene Sakai isn’t ready to make a ruling yet. Read story