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Massage therapist Jessica Sanchez-Harper prepares a therapy room for the next client at WellSpace in southeast Vancouver. "This really is invented," said Vince Williams, the company's co-owner and CEO. WellSpace uses a gymlike membership model to provide rentable treatment rooms for massage therapists.

New Vancouver venture WellSpace helps massage therapists grow their business

Massage therapist Jessica Sanchez-Harper prepares a therapy room for the next client at WellSpace in southeast Vancouver. "This really is invented," said Vince Williams, the company's co-owner and CEO. WellSpace uses a gymlike membership model to provide rentable treatment rooms for massage therapists.

September 8, 2022, 6:02am Business

When massage therapists graduate from school, they traditionally have had two career paths: go to work for another business or go to work for themselves. Read story

FILE - This 2018 photo provided by Amylyx shows the company's co-founders Joshua Cohen, left, and Justin Klee in Cambridge, Mass. on Sept. 2, 2022. A closely watched experimental drug for Lou Gehrig's disease is getting an unusual second look from U.S. regulators on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, amid intense pressure to approve the treatment for patients with the fatal illness. Patients and their families have rallied behind the drug from Amylyx Pharma, launching an aggressive lobbying campaign and enlisting members of Congress to push the Food and Drug Administration to grant approval.

ALS drug gets rare second review at high-stakes FDA meeting

FILE - This 2018 photo provided by Amylyx shows the company's co-founders Joshua Cohen, left, and Justin Klee in Cambridge, Mass. on Sept. 2, 2022. A closely watched experimental drug for Lou Gehrig's disease is getting an unusual second look from U.S. regulators on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, amid intense pressure to approve the treatment for patients with the fatal illness. Patients and their families have rallied behind the drug from Amylyx Pharma, launching an aggressive lobbying campaign and enlisting members of Congress to push the Food and Drug Administration to grant approval.

September 7, 2022, 1:07pm Health

A closely watched experimental drug for Lou Gehrig’s disease got an unusual second look from U.S. regulators on Wednesday, following intense pressure to approve the treatment for those with the fatal illness. Read story

Potential to mix up omicron booster with conventional vaccine raises concerns

September 7, 2022, 11:36am Health

Experts are voicing concerns about the potential for vaccine providers to mix up the omicron booster vial with those used for conventional vaccines. Read story

Drug dealers targeting children with candy-colored fentanyl pills, DEA says

September 7, 2022, 11:11am Health

Fentanyl is one of the deadliest drugs on the street — and now it’s also pretty. Read story

20 percent of Washington suicides are veterans, here’s where veterans can find help

September 7, 2022, 10:41am Health

September marked the start of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and Sept. 4 the start of Suicide Prevention Awareness week in the United States. A month to raise awareness about suicide began in 2008, according to The National Child Traumatic Stress Network, which provides helpful resources and information, as does the… Read story

Smoke in the air? Washington health department offers these tips to stay safe

September 7, 2022, 10:38am Health

With Washington state in the middle of wildfire season, the Washington Department of Health urges residents to be prepared in case smoke is bad. Read story

This August 2022 photo provided by Pfizer shows vials of the company's updated COVID-19 vaccine during production in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Health officials: Get updated COVID-19 booster, flu shot

This August 2022 photo provided by Pfizer shows vials of the company's updated COVID-19 vaccine during production in Kalamazoo, Mich.

September 7, 2022, 7:49am Health

Health officials in Washington’s most populous county are urging people to get the new COVID-19 booster. Read story

Camas' Carson Osmus, center, participates in team drills at football practice Wednesday at Camas High School.

Southwest Washington high school football linemen say healthy weight gain is key to play

Camas' Carson Osmus, center, participates in team drills at football practice Wednesday at Camas High School.

September 7, 2022, 6:07am Clark County Health

Ask Carson Osmus about his 1,000-calorie homemade protein shake, and the Camas High School offensive lineman lists go-to ingredients for weight gain: protein powder, Greek yogurt, peanut butter and bananas. Read story