Dropping Medicare eligibility age to 60 from 65 would deprive hospitals of billions of dollars in revenue they now get from commercial insurance plans.
Though the vaccine appears to offer a high level of protection, it's not clear how long immunity would last and whether the vaccine might cause any health problems. No serious side effects have been noted but it's early days yet.
Only a handful of Oregon’s counties have met the metrics to allow in-person instruction since the Department of Education published its guidance on COVID-19 in mid-August.
An oral drug that fits in a pocket and is stable, easy to use and affordable could treat acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with COVID-19.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear oral arguments in a case that, for the third time in eight years, could result in the justices striking down the Affordable Care Act.
Hospitals still have enough capacity to treat patients, but the rising number of cases prompt officials to carefully monitor the availability of beds.
New Justice Amy Coney Barrett is wild card in deciding law's fate
The agreement, which affects 36 Blue Cross Blue Shield companies, including four in the Northwest, is expected to increase competition among health insurers.
The health center has offered more than 6,600 tests, with a positive rate of nearly 12%, more than double the state average.
Oregon set a new one-day record for coronavirus diagnoses Thursday with 805. Stay home if you can, governor says.
Stay home, avoid parties of any kind and remember you are most likely to get COVID-19 from your own friends and family.