A new report cites clinical trials that suggest psilocybin can help reduce depression and anxiety, as well as recovery from alcohol and tobacco abuse.
The measure requires the Oregon Health Authority to establish a 24/7 telephone addiction recovery center and an Oversight and Accountability Council to deal with all the people expected to take a health screening rather than paying civil fines for drug possession.
In recent days, Oregon has daily set new record highs of COVID-19 cases while its hospitals are reaching capacity.
Staff at the Legacy Health System are being required to take a minimum of 10 days off, to make up for losses associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
The Oregon Health Authority said the federal government’s planned ban on flavored vaping products falls short in protecting the public.
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.