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So far, participation by minority volunteers in coronavirus trials has increased only slightly compared with the usually low levels in other clinical trials.

Sep 16 2020
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Some psychiatrists oppose Measure 109, which would allow the use of magic mushrooms in a clinical setting, though other doctors say Oregonians would benefit from it. 

Sep 16 2020

More than 20 states either don’t release or have incomplete data on the rapid antigen tests now considered key to containing the coronavirus, which has sickened more than 6 million Americans.

Sep 16 2020

The number of Oregonians tested for coronavirus during historic wildfires is likely to plummet to levels not seen since this spring, a senior public health adviser said Monday, with the long-term impact of wildfires on the pandemic unclear.

Sep 15 2020

Silver diamine fluoride, a liquid that can be painted on teeth to stop decay, is rapidly gaining momentum as the cavity treatment of choice for patients who can’t easily get a filling.

Sep 15 2020
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The group came up with a number of recommendations but they won’t move the needle on the state’s mental health crisis.

Sep 15 2020

The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to resume a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a volunteer suffered spinal cord damage as federal health officials launch an investigation.

Sep 14 2020

A report by the Health Care Cost Institute found that residents in the tri-county area pay 17% more for services but in total spend about the same as others nationwide on medical care.

Sep 14 2020
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In response to blistering criticism from Black employees, OHSU's president and chief of diversity say they will hire a consultant to root out any racism in hiring and the affirmative action department. 

Sep 14 2020

The suit says the Doernbecher Children's Hospital hire was fired after calling out unsafe practices, being stereotyped as an "angry Black woman" and told to "straighten her hair."

Sep 9 2020

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