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Help to get clean, sober

About 30 percent of clients on parole and probation in Wasco County are also social service clients of the Department of Human Services. The goals of these two entities for this minority of shared clients can often coincide: to get the client clean and sober and into stable housing and employment.

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First Baby, 2016

Proud parents Jason and Victoria Bustos hold their new daughter, Harper Bustos, who was born 11:31 a.m. Jan. 1 at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles. Harper was 19.5 inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. She joins siblings Trinity Martin, 9, and Alexa Bustos, 8. “We are very blessed to have the first happy, healthy, beautiful girl in The Dalles in 2016,” said Jason. “We appresiate the amazing care we got at MCMC.”

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Dr. K: Quitting smoking is worth the few extra pounds

Medical advice from Dr. K.

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MCMC hires athletic trainers

Doctor seeks more support for schools

Dr K: Female sexual dysfunction deserves more research

Dr. K gives medical advice.

County delays health decision

Wasco County has decided to wait another year before making a decision about whether to leave the regional health district. An agreement governing the three-county entity allows withdrawal decisions only at the end of a year, with the withdrawal being effective six months later.

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Dr. K: Exercise releases hormone that may help loose weight

Medical advice from Dr. K

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Lizzy shines in her Nike shoes

Middle schooler partnered with company to design a unique set of footwear

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Dr. K: Updated guidelines for statin use are controversial

Dr. K: Updated guidelines for statin use are controversial

Dr. K: Medicines during childbirth relieve pain and help labor

Dr. K: Medicines during childbirth relieve pain and help labor

Dr. K: Dental x-rays pose very little radiation risks

Dr. K Dental x-rays pose very little radiation risks

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