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Ellis Burke Jardine, who operates Excel Dental in Battle Ground, allegedly didn’t report to the dental commission the cardiac arrest or hospital admission of a patient who died after a visit to Excel, and also allegedly didn’t record the events until a month after the patients died, according to a DOH news release.

Battle Ground dentist charged with unprofessional conduct tied to patient death

Ellis Burke Jardine, who operates Excel Dental in Battle Ground, allegedly didn’t report to the dental commission the cardiac arrest or hospital admission of a patient who died after a visit to Excel, and also allegedly didn’t record the events until a month after the patients died, according to a DOH news release.

October 8, 2019, 7:21pm Clark County Health

The Washington State Department of Health’s Dental Quality Assurance Commission has charged a Clark County dentist with unprofessional conduct tied to the death of a patient in January 2018. Read story

Dr. David Ruiz says he was the first Spanish-speaking family medicine doctor in Clark County. He's been practicing in the area since 1980 and was recently honored for his medical work with the Latino community. His grandparents are from Mexico.

Vancouver doctor made career of serving ‘hidden’ patients

Dr. David Ruiz says he was the first Spanish-speaking family medicine doctor in Clark County. He's been practicing in the area since 1980 and was recently honored for his medical work with the Latino community. His grandparents are from Mexico.

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

The memories take place in a car or a hospital. Read story

FILE - In this Saturday, June 8, 2019 file photo, two women smoke cannabis vape pens at a party in Los Angeles. On Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said more than three-quarters of the 805 confirmed and probable illnesses from vaping involved THC, the ingredient that produces a high in marijuana.

Washington issues flavored vaping ban, joining other states

FILE - In this Saturday, June 8, 2019 file photo, two women smoke cannabis vape pens at a party in Los Angeles. On Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said more than three-quarters of the 805 confirmed and probable illnesses from vaping involved THC, the ingredient that produces a high in marijuana.

September 27, 2019, 12:13pm Health Wire

SEATTLE — Washington on Friday joined several other states in banning the sale of flavored vaping products amid concern over the mysterious lung illness that has sickened hundreds of people and killed about a dozen across the country. Read story

Kaiser Permanete has reached a tentative contract agreement with a coalition of unions that were threatening to strike.

Kaiser, unions reach tentative contract agreement

Kaiser Permanete has reached a tentative contract agreement with a coalition of unions that were threatening to strike.

September 25, 2019, 5:59pm Business

Kaiser Permanente announced Wednesday morning that it had reached a tentative agreement with a coalition of worker unions that were threatening to hold a weeklong strike in October. The news comes after two days of scheduled bargaining on Monday and Tuesday. Read story

State health officials investigating Vancouver woman’s death after root canal

September 18, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Health

The Washington State Department of Health is investigating a report of the death of a Vancouver woman that occurred after she received treatment at Wright & Beatty Endodontics in Vancouver. Read story

Washington State University Vancouver professor and Democrat Carolyn Long shakes hands with the crowd before announcing her candidacy in front of about 400 supporters at a rally at Clark College on July 8 in her bid for the 3rd Congressional District seat held by Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler of Battle Ground.

EMILY’s List endorses Carolyn Long in race for 3rd District seat

Washington State University Vancouver professor and Democrat Carolyn Long shakes hands with the crowd before announcing her candidacy in front of about 400 supporters at a rally at Clark College on July 8 in her bid for the 3rd Congressional District seat held by Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler of Battle Ground.

September 12, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

EMILY’s List, the national campaign funding organization that works to elect pro-choice women to public office, endorsed Carolyn Long to represent Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Read story

Debra Buckley poses for a portrait as she holds a photo of herself from 1992, which shows her smile prior to dental infections, at her home in Vancouver. Buckley needs to raise $15,000 more to afford dental work that could prevent deadly infections, but she can’t work because of her medical complications and might not ever be able to afford the treatment.

Vancouver woman in desperate need of dental work insurance won’t cover

Debra Buckley poses for a portrait as she holds a photo of herself from 1992, which shows her smile prior to dental infections, at her home in Vancouver. Buckley needs to raise $15,000 more to afford dental work that could prevent deadly infections, but she can’t work because of her medical complications and might not ever be able to afford the treatment.

September 2, 2019, 6:30am Clark County Health

Over the years, the rejection letters have piled up for Debra Buckley. Read story

Dominic Cowell and his behavioral therapist, Ali Hill-Alton, play with building blocks during their session at CARD. CARD was started in 1990 by Doreen Granpeesheh, a clinical psychologist and behavior analyst.

CARD provides tools for families navigating autism diagnosis

Dominic Cowell and his behavioral therapist, Ali Hill-Alton, play with building blocks during their session at CARD. CARD was started in 1990 by Doreen Granpeesheh, a clinical psychologist and behavior analyst.

August 26, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Health

When the Cowell family visited Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., in 2015, things didn’t go smoothly. Read story

Dr. Dino Ramzi examines seven-year-old Grant Raymond for a physical at Delta Direct Care in Battle Ground. Ramzi has a master’s degree in public health, and wants to improve health outcomes across Clark County.

Delta Direct Care wants to disrupt, change health care in Clark County

Dr. Dino Ramzi examines seven-year-old Grant Raymond for a physical at Delta Direct Care in Battle Ground. Ramzi has a master’s degree in public health, and wants to improve health outcomes across Clark County.

August 19, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Health

BATTLE GROUND — When Trent Russell joined Delta Direct Care a little more than two weeks ago, he could tell there was something special brewing at the Battle Ground clinic. Read story

Report: Racism, discrimination, trauma harming health outcomes

August 19, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Health

The Healthy Columbia Willamette Collaborative has identified discrimination, racism and trauma as the main drivers of health concerns for people in Clark County and the Portland metropolitan area, according to the recently released 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment. Read story