Efforts to legalize cannabis have succeeded in 33 states, including Oregon and Washington. And there’s a federal bill that would allow banks to cater to cannabis businesses.
Legacy Health is helping to protect those experiencing homelessness by donating flu and hepatitis A vaccines to several local organizations that serve vulnerable populations.
When Dr. Worta McCaskill-Stevens made an appointment for a mammogram last year, she expected a simple breast cancer screening ― not a heavy-handed sales pitch.
A receptionist asked if she wanted a free upgrade to a “3D mammogram,” or tomosynthesis.
With the goal of increasing health equity and improving outcomes for Asians diagnosed with cancer, the Asian Health and Service Center has recently launched the region’s first Asian Cancer Resource and Support Center.
For more than 50 years, people booked into local jails have been stripped of their federal health care benefits, leaving an already vulnerable population with even less support.
When a long, black bus bearing the logo of drugmaker AbbVie rolls through Washington state next year, it will promote a new effort to eradicate hepatitis C infections.
The Oregon Health Authority announced Saturday that there are two new cases of measles in the area after a person with the disease passed through the Portland International Airport earlier this month.
Confusion over Oregon’s new flavored vape ban does not seem to have stretched to cannabis retailers. So far, a state check has found no violations.
Earlier this month, Gov. Kate Brown called for a temporary ban on flavored vape products.
Oregon is taking its first steps to build a regulatory system it hopes will curb the incessant, rapid rise in health care costs.