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State health officials called on local public health officials in areas with low rates to work with businesses and others to encourage inoculation.

Jul 22 2021

This was the first assault by a patient on a National Guard member the hospital has recorded since 30 National Guard members began working on June 24 to help stem a staffing shortage.

Jul 22 2021

A small study by Oregon Health & Science University indicates that people between 70 and 82 have a less robust response to the virus than those 20 to 29. 

Jul 22 2021
Photo of smoke above small town in Montana.

Smoke and heat in the West are driving people to seek refuge at libraries, movie theaters, museums and other indoor venues.

Jul 22 2021

As more heatstroke patients arrived at hospitals in Washington, doctors used human body bags filled with ice and water to quickly immerse and cool several elderly people.

Jul 22 2021
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Prices also varied wildly from one hospital to another, which the state says underscores the importance of Oregon’s new cost-growth control program.

Jul 22 2021
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COVID-19 cases are on the rise, especially in counties with the lowest vaccination rates, state data show.

Jul 22 2021
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A former Oregon state prisoner alleges his finger was amputated because of malpractice by a doctor at the Columbia River Correctional Institution in North Portland.

Jul 22 2021

Booster shots are likely to be here before long because of the outdated, 60-year-old basic standard the Food and Drug Administration uses to authorize medicines for sale.

Jul 21 2021

Only 3,600 of an estimated 16 million Medicare beneficiaries eligible for a two-year diabetes prevention program have actually signed up since Medicare started covering the program in 2018. 

Jul 21 2021

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