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Prestige Care and Prestige Senior Living, based in Vancouver, which operates more than 70 senior communities throughout the Western United States, is laying off 150 people according to a WARN Act filed with the state of Washington.

Vancouver-based Prestige Care announces layoffs of 150 employees; unclear how Clark County’s four locations will be affected

Prestige Care and Prestige Senior Living, based in Vancouver, which operates more than 70 senior communities throughout the Western United States, is laying off 150 people according to a WARN Act filed with the state of Washington.

June 3, 2024, 4:10pm Business

Vancouver-based Prestige Care will lay off 150 employees, according to a notification filed Monday with the Washington State Employment Security Department. Read story

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the former Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies before the House Oversight and Accountability Committee Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, June 3, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

Fauci pushes back partisan attacks in fiery House hearing over COVID origins and controversies

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the former Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies before the House Oversight and Accountability Committee Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, June 3, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

June 3, 2024, 1:32pm Health

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert until leaving the government in 2022, was back before Congress on Monday, calling “simply preposterous” Republican allegations that he'd tried to cover up origins of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Pharmacist George Tadross, takes care of a customer at MAC Pharmacy, Wednesday, May 29, 2024, in Cleveland. Pharmacists play a role in managing chronic diseases like diabetes and heart-related issues, which Black and Hispanic people are more likely to be diagnosed with.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is reflected in a table as he prepares in his office before his State of the State address on the second day of the legislative session at the Washington state Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, in Olympia, Wash.

Washington state’s ‘one of a kind’ youth homelessness response shows big results

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is reflected in a table as he prepares in his office before his State of the State address on the second day of the legislative session at the Washington state Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, in Olympia, Wash.

June 3, 2024, 6:02am Health

Over the last decade, Washington state has built from nearly nothing a uniquely robust youth homeless response system that is showing staggering results. Read story

FILE - The injectable drug Ozempic is shown Saturday, July 1, 2023, in Houston. Even as millions of older adults clamor for drugs such as Ozempic and Wegovy, monthly use of the medications known as GLP-1 receptor agonists soared nearly 600% between 2020 and 2023 in people under 25 &ndash; and as young as 12. (AP Photo/David J.

Millions of Americans need drugs like Ozempic. Will it bankrupt the health care system?

FILE - The injectable drug Ozempic is shown Saturday, July 1, 2023, in Houston. Even as millions of older adults clamor for drugs such as Ozempic and Wegovy, monthly use of the medications known as GLP-1 receptor agonists soared nearly 600% between 2020 and 2023 in people under 25 &ndash; and as young as 12. (AP Photo/David J.

June 2, 2024, 6:00am Health

An April 24 letter from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to the CEO of Novo Nordisk began with heartfelt thanks to the Danish drugmaker for inventing Ozempic and Wegovy, two medications poised to improve the health of tens of millions of Americans with obesity and related diseases. Read story

Missed care, fewer patients: Rural families and clinics feel Medicaid cuts

June 2, 2024, 5:33am Health

Rural children and families are having to skip vital health treatments and even ending up in the emergency room, while already struggling rural clinics are losing more patients, as states cull their Medicaid rolls. Read story

Joseph Larche holds a photograph posing with his late wife Diane Larche on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. Joseph experienced the death of two love one first his wife Diane Larche passed away on January 12 on pancreatic cancer, and two months later his daughter Stephanie died.

A cancer diagnosis for 1 member of a family can affect everyone

Joseph Larche holds a photograph posing with his late wife Diane Larche on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. Joseph experienced the death of two love one first his wife Diane Larche passed away on January 12 on pancreatic cancer, and two months later his daughter Stephanie died.

June 2, 2024, 5:31am Health

When Joseph Larche’s wife, Diane, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last April, both knew they were in for an uphill battle. Read story

VA has approved 1 million claims under landmark toxic exposure law, but more veterans and survivors are eligible

June 1, 2024, 6:06am Health

In less than two years since Congress passed a landmark bill to expand benefits to veterans who were exposed to toxins in the military, the Department of Veterans Affairs said last week that it passed a milestone of 1 million claims approved under the new law, including more than 22,500… Read story