New, untested abortion bans have made doctors unsure about treating some pregnancy complications.
A new residency program promises to bring doctors to a county that direly needs them.
Sparking protest from harm reduction activists, concert promoters offer overdose reversing drugs, but not fentanyl testing.
Even in states with programs to stabilize people with a serious mental illness, such as Oregon, treatment isn’t guaranteed.
The Healthy Oregon Project is looking for more people to participate in the free screening, particularly communities of color.
Hospitals that invoke crisis standards of care in a staffing emergency must publicly disclose the crisis and how they are triaging patients.
Despite a windfall of new funding that could combat Oregon’s meth-fueled behavioral health crisis, leaders have no plan and risk leaving promising approaches on the shelf.
The weeklong heatwave in Oregon ended on Monday with 14 suspected deaths and dozens of complaints about companies not following new rules to protect workers from the heat.
In the state with the highest rate of meth use in the nation, the drug is driving severe mental illness among criminal defendants at the state psychiatric hospital, and patients elsewhere are paying the price.
Hospitals and the Unity Center for Behavioral Health want judges to force the state psychiatric hospital to treat civilly committed patients.