Oregon took the lead on Tuesday in a multi-state front against the Trump administration’s “gag rule” on abortion providers.
Health insurance complaints in Oregon were up last year.
Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University announced an initial breakthrough on a vaccine against malaria, which killed nearly 500,000 people worldwide in 2017.
The state’s largest Medicaid insurer intends to apply for the next five-year round of multi-million dollar contracts.
Update on Monday 1/28/2019 1:10 p.m.: The outbreak now includes 35 confirmed cases and 11 suspected ones. The majority of cases continue to be in children, with 25 cases between 1 and 10 years old, nine between 11 and 18 years old and one adult younger than 29.
An accomplished surgeon has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against Oregon Health & Science University over her pay, career advancement opportunities and a “hostile” work environment.
Five soldiers in the U.S. Army are now working in the Emergency Department at Oregon Health & Science University.
The flu season has caught with the Willamette Valley, with an increase in cases from Southern Oregon to Salem to the Portland area in recent weeks.