A significant percentage of patients with lingering symptoms after testing negative for the virus are suffering from syndromes that few doctors understand or treat.
The Oregon Health Authority is rewriting its plan to radically increase vaccination of Medicaid members, after coordinated care organizations say the goal is unattainable
As of Thursday, all 24 beds were full in the ICU, including five patients with the virus. Three of the infected patients are on ventilators.
Activating the National Guard was the final step in a five-stage crisis staffing plan hospital administrators developed last fall after a COVID outbreak on the hospital campus left more employees unable to work.
Numerous studies have shown that overtreatment causes unnecessary suffering and billions of dollars in unnecessary health care costs.
Dr. Andew Davoodian and his alleged sexual-battery victim are suing each other in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
The rural southern Oregon county’s commissioners called new mask regulations “unfair” for local businesses and faith institutions.
House Bill 2261, which would ban online sales of vaping products and e-cigarettes, heads to Gov. Kate Brown’s desk.
The improved ranking will lift some public health restrictions as a reward for the counties vaccinating at least 65% of adult residents.
Stewart L. Decker, MD, FAAFP, FWMS, assumed his role as President of the Oregon Academy of Family Physicians (OAFP) at the Academy’s annual business meeting on April 24, which was held virtually.
Dr. Decker has been a member of the OAFP since 2014. His term as President