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We are joining voices across our nation and the world to make it known that climate change is a health emergency.

Jan 14 2020

Today, Reps. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) introduced the bipartisan H. Res.

Jan 14 2020
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Oregon lawmakers are gearing up for another legislative session starting early next month, hoping to pass bills that would tackle soaring prescription drug prices, staffing shortages and a host of other issues.

Jan 13 2020

Robin Moody has been hired as executive director of the Oregon Health Forum, taking over for founding leader Diane Lund-Muzikant. Moody's combined 20 years' experience in health policy, health care journalism and nonprofit leadership have prepared her for the role. 

Jan 13 2020
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The Oregon State Hospital continues to grapple with delays in admitting patients, even as the state-run mental health hospital stays compliant with a court order requiring timely admission of defendants who need treatment before they can stand trial in criminal cases.

Jan 13 2020

The sound system crackled to life in the busiest emergency room in the Northwest.

“Code blue, three minutes, room seven,” came the announcement.

An ambulance was about to arrive at Salem Hospital just after 8 a.m. in late December.

Jan 13 2020

Today, Governor Kate Brown submitted a list of state board and commission appointments to the Oregon Senate for confirmation. The Senate Rules Committee will consider the nominations in February.

 

Jan 13 2020

Health insurance enrollment through the national marketplace dipped slightly this year.

Jan 11 2020

Experts in the Japanese phenomena of hikikomori say the condition of extreme social isolation is more widespread than previously acknowledged, and it deserves a clear and consistent definition to improve treatment across the globe.

Jan 10 2020

Improving health and lowering costs for the sickest and most expensive patients in America is a dream harder to realize than many health care leaders had hoped, according to a study published Wednesday by the New England Journal of

Jan 9 2020

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