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Another patient has died at Portland’s only psychiatric hospital for patients in a mental health crisis.

Aug 1 2019

Oregon gets mixed results when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The annual “How Do You Measure Up?

Aug 1 2019

Nearly a year ago, an email landed in Craig Pope’s inbox that would quietly destabilize the order that oversaw health care for about 100,000 people in the mid-Willamette Valley.

Jul 29 2019

Last year, Dr. Ronny Jackson, then the White House physician, gave Donald Trump a standard test to detect early signs of dementia — and said the president had scored a perfect 30.

Jul 29 2019

Now that it’s upending the way you play music, cook, shop, hear the news and check the weather, the friendly voice emanating from your Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speaker is poised to wriggle its way into all things health care.

Jul 29 2019
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Advocates battling PeaceHealth’s looming closure of its standalone Nurse Midwifery Birth Center in Springfield are not giving up.

Jul 29 2019

The Oregon Clinic is now recognized by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) as one of only sixty-eight medical centers nationwide designated with expertise in accurately diagnosing and treating people with pulmonary fibrosis.

Jul 27 2019

When Washington returned from its winter holiday break in January, it seemed everyone was talking about lowering drug prices.

Jul 24 2019

Health workers holding picket signs rallied in Vancouver, Washington, Tuesday evening as contract negotiations between nonprofit health care provider Kaiser Permanente and a coalition of unions remained stalled.

Jul 24 2019

Lynne Terry, editor of The Lund Report, was recently on OPB’s Think Out Loud to discuss a big problem in Oregon that's been hidden—meth use.

Jul 24 2019

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