The House passed a bill Thursday asking the Department of Environmental Quality to study and develop ways to combat a public health nuisance -- wood smoke.
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A woman eligible for the Oregon Health Plan or the Oregon Contraceptive Care program can get a year’s supply of birth control pills at a single pharmacy visit.
Stacy Ramirez is a faculty member at Oregon State University, yet spends the majority of her time in clinical practice working with primary care homes in Benton and Linn Counties.
The foundation at Oregon Health & Science University is within shooting distance of meeting the $500 million challenge grant from Phil and Penny Knight.
President Joe Robertson announced at yesterday’s OHSU board meeting that victory was imminent, with $465 million raised to date.
Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette has been serving the reproductive health care needs for people in Oregon and SW Washington since 1963. We are advocates of education and provide medically accurate, age-appropriate sexual health education to young people to help them make informed and empowered decisions about their health and future.
PPCW is planning to open a new health center in Milwaukie, Oregon in summer 2015. Clackamas County has a substantial need for affordable health care and this new health center will allow us to provide critically-needed health services to as many as 7,000 residents.
Vintage houses all across Portland are being razed at an alarming rate, raising the possibility that residents could be exposed to airborne asbestos or lead paint.
Rand O’Leary, chief administrative officer of PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, will take on additional interim leadership roles as John Hill, head of PeaceHealth’s Oregon West Network, plans to depart on May 5, PeaceHealth announced Monday.
Oregon hospitals look like they’ll be facing a tougher nurse staffing law after the Senate Health Committee approved Senate Bill 469 unanimously on Monday, sending the bill to the legislative budget c
Senate President Peter Courtney, D-Salem, halted a legislative effort to force hospitals and health insurers to be more candid about their prices following closed-door negotiations with their influential lobbyists.
The move rankled some in Courtney’s caucus who have been steeling for greater reforms after Oregon was given an F along with 44 other states by the Catalyst for Payment Reform, a national organization that scores states on price transparency.
Despite the government’s push to make health information more available, few people use concrete information about doctors or hospitals to obtain better care at lower prices, according to a poll released Tuesday.