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About a year ago, cardiologists told Dennis Eggers the only option to repair his leaky tricuspid heart valve was open-heart surgery. Unfortunately, that surgery comes with serious risks that Eggers, who also had an unrelated lung tumor removed in May 2019, wasn’t comfortable taking.

Feb 7 2020

Today, Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette (PPCW) recognizes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and continues our commitment to HIV prevention, testing, education and referrals to care for Black communities that too often face the largest HIV disparities.

Feb 7 2020
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Oregon lawmakers are looking for ways to keep insulin prices in check for patients who need the drug to stay alive.

Feb 6 2020
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Oregon lawmakers faced their first resistance on Thursday to a proposal that would ban flavored vaping products in response to thousands of vaping-related illnesses and dozens of across the country.

Feb 6 2020

Oregon Health & Science University wants you to stop and enjoy the view.

Feb 6 2020
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Five Oregon counties may get a new family treatment court program to help  parents overcome substance abuse and keep families together.

The family treatment court model, proposed in House Bill 4040, would put a full-time judge in each participating county in charge of the program.

Feb 5 2020
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House Speaker Tina Kotek wants an emergency declaration recognizing the state’s homelessness crisis, with the state spending $120 million on affordable housing and shelter needs.

Feb 5 2020

Efforts to detect early cancers are proving successful at the Oregon Health & Science University's Knight Cancer Institute.

New research suggests they may sit in the body for as long as a decade before becoming life-threatening.

Feb 5 2020

Parents must provide schools and child care facilities with kids’ vaccine records

Feb 5 2020

A data breach at a contractor for Health Share of Oregon, the Portland area’s Medicaid insurer, has potentially compromised the personal information of about 650,000 people.

Feb 5 2020

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