The Oregon Health Authority wants the public to be able to weigh in on proposed mergers and acquisitions, a proposal that advocates support.
The state is only allowing health care workers to be vaccinated -- not all employees of a hospital like Oregon.
Many Americans face high out-of-pocket costs for life-saving drugs but those on Medicare are often worse off: There's no cap on coinsurance costs once they hit $6,550 in drug spending.
Oregon State University researchers conducted a nationwide survey on COVID-19 which found that 25% thought is was a hoax.
Gov. Kate Brown said that the state is making progress in stopping the spread of COVID-19, but she cautioned against Oregonians letting down their guard.
Frontline health care workers treating COVID-19 patients have learned to live with an uncertainty they’ve never experienced before.
There are already signs that distribution of the COVID vaccines will be messy, confusing and chaotic.
A petition objects to the $96 boost in the two-year fee, but the state says it needs the money to run its licensing system.
The voter-approved hike of $2 per pack raises the state tax to $3.33 a pack, making smoking a far costlier proposition for the 480,000 Oregon adults who smoke.
Joe Gutierrez hopes sharing his COVID-19 story more widely will help people understand the seriousness of the virus.