Providence’s leading heart failure specialist, Dr. Jacob Abraham, is a busy man.
He sees patients and conducts research, recently helped oversee a clinical trial of a device that repairs a heart valve, increasing the life and survival rates of patients with few options.
The Trump administration is giving $16 million to Oregon to fight the opioid epidemic as part of $1 billion distributed nationwide.
The heart transplant team at Oregon Health & Science University has lost another professional.
Two years after a toxic air scare, the state announced on Thursday that Uroboros Glass in North Portland does not pose a health risk.
The federal government has given Outside In $2.5 million to step up its mental health services for homeless youth.
An anti-malarial drug developed in Portland has entered a clinical trial, the pivotal step before federal approval.
The family of a baby with a congenital heart defect who died after treatment is suing Oregon Health & Science University for negligence.
The complaint, filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court, seeks $8 million in damages.
Americans are fatter than ever.
Obesity rates for 2017 released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that all but two states have obesity rates between 25 percent and 29 percent. That includes Oregon and Washington.
The percentage of Oregonians without health insurance has stagnated in the past two years, new data show.