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A rare scene of drama erupted in a House health care committee hearing on Tuesday as the chair and a lobbyist for the pharmaceutical industry clashed over a fairly straightforward bill that would require greater transparency on the part of drug manufacturers.

Feb 19 2019

Health Share of Oregon is the only insurer that will apply to cover Portland’s Medicaid patients for the next iteration of Oregon’s Medicaid program after five potential applicants withdrew.

Feb 19 2019

Hospitals and front-line physicians live at the interface of life and death where real-world facts beyond the immediate care setting control their lives and those of the individuals they care for.

Feb 19 2019

Clark County Public Health has identified several new confirmed cases of measles in recent days, bringing the total number of cases in that southwestern Washington county to 62. The agency said it's not currently investigating any suspected cases.

Feb 19 2019

Oregon lawmakers moved one step closer to funding the state’s $950 million Medicaid shortfall on Tuesday.

Feb 19 2019

To better understand the health care needs of the community, Yamhill Community Care Organization (YCCO) is asking people who live, work, and play in Yamhill County to complete a short survey.

Feb 19 2019
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Ten days before her 10th birthday, Sara Scofield was sitting in the kitchen of her Eugene home, waiting for breakfast, when her mother’s scream pierced through the house.

“Get help,” her mother cried, running into the kitchen.  

Feb 18 2019

Amid a measles outbreak in the Northwest that has stoked the flames of a national debate over vaccinations, Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would alter the state’s immunization process.

Feb 18 2019

With little fanfare, a nearly $380 million package to help fund health care for low-income Oregonians cleared a legislative committee Friday morning with strong support from both parties.

Feb 17 2019

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