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CORVALLIS – A 2016 Oregon law allowing pharmacists to write birth control prescriptions is helping more women at risk for unintended pregnancies to use contraception, new research by Oregon State University suggests.

May 23 2019

An Oregon Coast resident is suing PeaceHealth for negligence over a permanent spinal cord injury following a neck operation.

May 23 2019

Surprise medical bills — those unexpected and often pricey bills patients face when they get care from a doctor or hospital that isn’t in their insurance network — are the health care problem du jour in Washington, with congressional lawmakers from both sides of the aisle and the White House call

May 23 2019

SALEM – School districts across the state must adopt comprehensive suicide prevention plans under a bill that passed the Oregon House of Representatives this week.

May 23 2019
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SALEM – For six years, Oregon pharmacies have been lobbying the state Legislature to rein in fees imposed on them by pharmacy benefit managers, the third-party intermediaries that negotiate prices with drug manufacturers and prescription drug claims with insurers.

May 22 2019

The family of a young Navy nurse who died after military doctors allegedly failed to halt massive bleeding following childbirth won’t get a hearing in the nation’s highest court.

May 21 2019

Last year, Don Baglien’s 19-year-old son experienced a psychotic break. It was a Sunday afternoon. He picked up the family picnic and threw it over the fence.

May 20 2019
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PeaceHealth’s RiverBend hospital in Springfield has indefinitely suspended a minimally invasive heart valve replacement program and is referring patients to other hospitals for the procedure.

May 20 2019
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PeaceHealth’s decision to close its RiverBend Nurse Midwifery Birth Center in Springfield and terminate the center’s roughly 20 nurse midwives and other employees illustrates the tenuous position of midwives in the health care system.

May 20 2019

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