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Continuing to highlight the need for an “all-hands-on-deck” approach to combat the opioid crisis in Oregon, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) today announced collection sites across Oregon’s Second Congressional District for the disposal of excess opioid and prescription medications.

Apr 25 2019

The Portland, OR VA Medical Center has hired its first full-time chiropractic physician, Samantha Stolzel who will help reduce the use of harmful pain medications by our honored veterans.

Apr 25 2019

A day after hundreds of opponents of mandatory vaccinations rallied outside the Capitol, lawmakers advanced a bill that would eliminate non-medical vaccine exemptions for school-aged children.

Apr 24 2019

A federal judge in Portland said Tuesday he would grant a preliminary injunction preventing new Trump administration rules that could’ve taken funding away from certain abortion providers from going into effect.

Apr 24 2019

Providence Health Assurance withdrew its application for Oregon’s $5 billion Medicaid contract, leaving 15 organizations vying for a piece of the state’s largest procurement in history, the Oregon Health Authority announced Tuesday.  

Apr 23 2019

Several hundred opponents of a proposal to eliminate non-medical vaccine exemptions for school-aged children rallied outside the Capitol on Tuesday hoping to pressure lawmakers debating House Bill 3063.

Apr 23 2019

The National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) Board of Directors has appointed Christine Girard, ND, MPH, as the 18th president of NUNM. Dr. Girard will succeed David J. Schleich, PhD, who is retiring from the position after 12 years of service.

Apr 23 2019

Society expects health professionals, government officials and lawmakers to take action to reduce public health risks from communicable diseases. Safety regulations also aim to prevent vehicle deaths.

Apr 23 2019
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Four years ago, the PeaceHealth hospital system lavished praised on Alan Yordy, its longtime top executive, when he announced he would retire in June 2015.

Apr 22 2019

A hearing has been set this week for the controversial bill eliminating non-medical vaccine exemptions for school-aged children.

Apr 22 2019

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