Oregon health officials are warning people about “alarmingly” high levels of lead found in some turmeric and cosmetics traditionally used in South and Southeast Asian cultures.
The drug company trade group PhRMA has filed a legal challenge to a pair of Oregon laws designed to curb prescription prices.
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America filed suit in Eugene against two bills that passed the Oregon Legislature with bipartisan support.
Oregon health officials are calling “all-clear” after a rash of measles cases this fall.
In total, four cases were reported after a passenger flew back from Amsterdam on Oct. 12 with the disease.
The Oregon Health Authority has identified three additional cases of severe lung illness linked to vaping.
The state has now seen a total of 20 cases of EVALI — what health officials are referring to as ‘E-cigarette or Vaping Product Associated Lung Injury.’ Two cases have been fatal.
A Portland center where intoxicated people can safely sober up for a few hours is facing significant changes — and maybe even closure.
Clark County is investigating another case of measles. An unvaccinated child returned from an international flight on Thursday, Nov. 14.
The Oregon Health Authority is sending out kits to 8,000 businesses across the state with the goal of reducing opioid overdoses at work.
On average, five Oregonians die every week from an opioid overdose.
A new audit by the Oregon secretary of state has found the system for monitoring controlled substances in veterinarian offices needs strengthening.
Efforts to legalize cannabis have succeeded in 33 states, including Oregon and Washington. And there’s a federal bill that would allow banks to cater to cannabis businesses.