Lynne Terry

Briefly: OHSU Opposes Trump Move Against Affirmative Action

Oregon Health & Science University is worried that the move will hurt diversity on its campus, which it has made one of its priorities.

Oregon Health & Science University has come out against a move by the administration of President Donald Trump against the consideration of race in college admissions.

Confirmed Case of Measles in Portland Metro Area

Multnomah County is tracking a case of measles, identifying as many as 500 people who might have been exposed. At highest risk are 40 people, mostly infants.

Multnomah County is tracking a case of measles and has notified 500 people that they might have been exposed.

Vancouver Trust Gives Money to Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, established by the estate of the co-founder of Tektronix, gave the Oregon nonprofit $200,000 among nearly $15 million in grants.

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust in Vancouver has handed out nearly $15 million in grants to Oregon nonprofits, including Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare.

As Cancer Treatment Costs Soar, Young People Pay the Most

Led by a Portland-based researcher, a new study digs into the cost of care across different cancers and populations.

The rising cost of cancer care, with new drugs priced at $100,000 or more a year, worries policymakers and analysts concerned about the high healthcare bill in the United States.

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