August 28, 2012 -- The National College of Natural Medicine announced that it recently received a grant of $198,000 from the Meyer Memorial Trust to support the medical college’s new integrative medicine research facility.
August 28, 2012 -- The Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation announced three new members of its board of directors for 2012. At the board's June 6 meeting, the following individuals were elected to serve on the board:
- Jeff Borlaug, principal and executive vice president, brokerage division, Norris, Beggs & Simpson; and founder of the Brody Borlaug Foundation
- Kevin Director, senior vice president, institutional equity sales, D.A. Davidson
- Siouxsie Jennett, president/CEO, Mambo Media, Inc.
OPINION -- August 28, 2012 -- It is unfortunate that The Lund Report gave Rick North such as prominent podium from which to expound the “bad science” used by opponents to water fluoridation, when the accumulated facts deny his conclusions. Had he spoken
August 27, 2012 -- Tuality Health Alliance (THA) has been chosen as one of six organizations from Oregon to participate in a groundbreaking initiative sponsored by the federal government to strengthen the role of primary care in health care.
OPINION – August 27, 2012 -- My personal experience with fluoridation began by growing up in Phoenix, Arizona, an area with naturally high fluoride. I noticed two consequences. First, my teeth and those of the kids I grew up with now have very few cavities.
August 24, 2012 -- When Jo Sampson got pregnant, she and her partner, Cathy Cuff, were determined to have a home birth.
August 24, 2012 – A proposed 9.6 percent rate increase by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon looks like it will be decided behind closed doors. That increase would impact nearly 53,000 Oregonians who purchase their own coverage starting in December.
August 24, 2012 -- Comedian George Carlin once joked that everybody complains about their local tap water, and nobody brags about it. Not so in Portland. “Portlanders pride themselves on having some of the best drinking water in the world,” said Kim Kaminski, executive director of Oregonians for Safe Drinking Water, a Portland-based nonprofit that opposes adding fluoride to municipal water supplies throughout the state.
August 24, 2012 -- Cheers erupted in a packed conference room at
August 24, 2012 -- Heroes, as they say, are made, not born. Behind the scenes during the past year and a half, a team of heroes was made in the fight to bring about health care reform in Oregon.