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Measles has been confirmed in a Marion County resident, county health officials announced Tuesday.

The patient is from Salem and is unvaccinated for measles, said Katrina Rothenberger, the county's public health director.

Mar 14 2019

Clark County Public Health identified one new confirmed case of measles Tuesday.

The outbreak was appearing to slow as it had held at 70 confirmed cases for more than a week.

Mar 14 2019
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Multnomah County Commissioner Dr. Sharon Meieran became a mental health advocate after working in emergency rooms. During shifts as a physician, she saw patients languishing in scrubs with nowhere else to go.

Mar 14 2019

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday signed into law a tax that will provide funding for the state’s Medicaid plan.

Mar 13 2019

Two health-care giants, Cambia Health Solutions in Portland and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina in Durham, announced a partnership agreement on Tuesday that’s designed to save money and spur innovation.

Mar 12 2019

The Board of Directors of Oregon’s leading statewide disability rights organization announced Tuesday it had hired the Senate’s top staff member on disability policy, Jake Cornett, to serve as the organization’s new executive director.  The Board of Directors launched a nationwide search to fill

Mar 12 2019
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For people who don’t read much English, following prescription labels can be a guessing game. Those who guess wrong can end up hurt by the medication that was supposed to help them. Even worse, they can end up hospitalized.

Mar 11 2019

Three of Oregon’s six largest commercial health insurers reported losses in 2018, as did several dental plans and Medicaid payers even though the market was fairly stable.

Mar 11 2019

Oregon has agreed to settle with the pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, again over false, misleading or illegal marketing claims or promotions of its drugs.

Mar 11 2019

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