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The Oregon Court of Appeals has blocked the temporary ban on flavored cannabis vaping products.

Last month, the court issued a stay on Gov. Kate Brown’s ban on flavored tobacco vaping products. Now the court has blocked the ban on flavored vaping products that contain cannabis.

Nov 15 2019

Providence Health & Services is gearing up to perform heart transplants next year.

Nov 15 2019

A new audit by the Oregon secretary of state has found the system for monitoring controlled substances in veterinarian offices needs strengthening.

Nov 14 2019

Multnomah County is experiencing a spike in chronic homelessness, according to figures presented to local elected officials Tuesday. 

Nov 14 2019
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Former Gov. John Kitzhaber is not giving up.

Nov 14 2019

Danielle Jones sits at her dining room table, studying the recipe for Nerd Lyfe (v2) vape juice.

Nov 13 2019
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Trillium Community Health Plan is being hammered not only in the Portland-area market, where it’s been spurned by large provider groups. It is also being squeezed on its own turf in Lane County, where it has enjoyed a monopoly in the Medicaid market.

Nov 13 2019

Our Community Birth Center, a developing freestanding birth center in Lane County, just launched a capital fundraising campaign. The birth center plans to fill the gap in care left by the recent closure of PeaceHealth’s Nurse Midwifery Birth Center in Springfield.

Nov 13 2019
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A daylong conference devoted to health care policy, coverage and care in Oregon this week ended with a discussion of the elephant in the room: the price of care.

The United States spends too much on health care, gets too little and throws billions away.

Nov 12 2019

House Democrats are poised to pass sweeping legislation to lower drug prices using strategies President Donald Trump has endorsed. A Trump aide urged the Republican-controlled Senate to vote on a different package curbing drug prices that was drafted by a senior Republican.

Nov 11 2019

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