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When Kea Turner’s 74-year-old grandmother checked into Virginia’s Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital with advanced lung cancer, she landed in the oncology unit where every patient was monitored by a bed alarm.

Dec 2 2019

A Portland center where intoxicated people can safely sober up for a few hours is facing significant changes — and maybe even closure.

Dec 2 2019

International livable cities expert Gil Penalosa will help Oregon forge a future suitable for people from 8 to 80 at the AARP Age-Friendly Summit December 9 at the Asian Health Services Center, 9035 SE Foster Road, Portland.

Nov 27 2019

Health providers are sending a message to tobacco companies gearing up to fight a proposed $2-per-pack hike on cigarette taxes in Oregon: Be prepared to spend big.

Nov 26 2019

Rinsing chicken or turkey before cooking it is an ingrained step for many home cooks — passed down through generations and reinforced by cookbooks.

Nov 26 2019
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A longtime mental health therapist for Legacy Health has filed a lawsuit against his employer, accusing managers of retaliating against him for repeatedly complaining about patient and staff safety at the Unity Center for Behavioral Health in Portland.

Nov 25 2019

In the Byzantine world of health care pricing, most people wouldn’t expect that the ubiquitous flu shot could be a prime example of how the system’s lack of transparency can lead to disparate costs.

Nov 25 2019

Hospitals will soon have to share price information they have long kept obscured — including how big a discount they offer cash-paying patients and rates negotiated with insurers — under a

Nov 25 2019

Clark County is investigating another case of measles. An unvaccinated child returned from an international flight on Thursday, Nov. 14.

Nov 22 2019

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today called out the Trump administration’s promotion of junk health care plans on HealthCare.gov. 

Nov 21 2019

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