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OHSU's Lead Cardiologist Steps Down Following Exodus Of Physicians

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul will relinquish leadership of the Knight Cardiovascular Institute to focus solely on research starting on Jan. 1.

Just over a month after the collapse of Oregon Health & Science University's heart transplant team, the university's top cardiologist is shedding his leadership role.

Wage, Promotion Gap In Medicine May Be Getting Worse

Dr. Esther Choo, an emergency department physician and researcher at Oregon Health & Science University, says the gender gap in medicine is not going away.

Dr. Esther Choo came armed with data, which she flashed across the giant screen, study after study.

Providence, OHSU Talk Cardiac: ‘Everything’s On The Table’

The two hospital groups are discussing a range of possibilities to serve heart failure patients after the implosion of Oregon Health & Science University’s heart transplant program.

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.

PSU's Anti-Malaria Drug Enters Clinical Trial

The drug, stemming from work by a Portland State University professor, is designed to combat a common problem among other anti-malarial drugs: drug resistance.

An anti-malarial drug developed in Portland has entered a clinical trial, the pivotal step before federal approval.

Family Sues OHSU After Baby's Death, Claiming Negligence

The three-month-old died after surgery for a congenital heart defect and being taken off a ventilator in the pediatric intensive care unit.

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.

Obesity Rates Increase Nationwide

Maps from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show relatively high rates among some populations in the Northwest, especially among African Americans and Hispanics.

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.

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