Image Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek and US Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra at a roundtable on youth mental health on Monday, Feb. 27, 2023, in Portland, Ore. | ELIZABETH MILLER/OPB HHS secretary, Gov. Kotek highlight youth mental health needs at Portland school visit Secretary Xavier Becerra and Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek heard from Portland students and others on what’s needed to help young people access mental health support Mar 2 Image James Schroeder. | COURTESY OF HEALTH SHARE OF OREGON James Schroeder’s team at Oregon Health Authority takes shape New director vows continued “transformative” change with new faces in top roles Feb 28 Premium Image SHUTTERSTOCK Bill seeks personal data collection on people who use legal psilocybin in Oregon Proponents say the data is protected and will benefit the program. Critics say it will deter patients. Feb 28 Premium Image Oregon State University in Corvallis, with Weatherford Hall on the right. | M.O. STEVENS/CC BY 3.0/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Former Oregon State University College of Pharmacy dean wins retaliation lawsuit OSU says it plans to appeal the jury’s decision in favor of the whistleblower allegations Feb 28 Image SABINE VAN ERP/PIXABAY Dementia care programs help, if caregivers can find them Despite a large body of research documenting their effectiveness, newer programs that can help Alzheimer’s patients aren’t broadly available or widely known Feb 27 Image LYDIA ZURAW/KHN States seek crackdown on toxic ingredients in cosmetics to close gaps in federal oversight Washington joins Oregon and 11 other states that are considering policies to restrict or require disclosure of toxic chemicals in cosmetics and other personal care products Feb 27 Image Abortion pills. | PHOTO BY VALASIURUA/WIKI COMMONS Oregon and Washington sue FDA over restrictions on abortion pill Mifepristone, a medication used to end pregnancy, is more tightly regulated than other medications and 12 state attorneys general are registering their objections Feb 25 Image TANAPHONG TOOCHINDA/UNSPLASH Advocates push for state to allow paid parent caregivers for children with disabilities State lawmakers are considering two proposals this session Feb 24 Image HATICE EROL/PIXABAY Health care officials urge workers to get flu shots to protect themselves and patients Vaccination rates rose steadily prior to the pandemic but then fell as professionals focused on COVID-19 Feb 23 Image SHUTTERSTOCK OHSU review addresses clinical challenges in treating heavy menstrual bleeding A review of data by Oregon Health & Science University researchers aims to help doctors diagnose heavy menstrual bleeding Feb 23 First page « First Previous page ‹ Previous … Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Current page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 … Next page Next › Last page Last » Newsletter Sign up for our health news updates. Email Address Get Involved COVERING MEASURE 110Help us investigate the implementation of Oregon’s Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVEWhether you work within the health system or experience it as a patient, we want to hear from you.NEWS TIPSSecurely submit an anonymous news tip or confidential document.DONATESupport our journalism by making a tax-deductible gift.