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For Moira Reeves, what helps keep the pain at bay is “Bear Blast.”
In her virtual reality (VR) world, the 6-year-old from Baker City, Oregon, is roaming a cartoonish Wild West town, blasting dodgeballs at teddy bears that pop up from the ground.
The death rate from opioids continues to increase across the United States. But in Oregon, it has actually decreased over the past few years — by as much as 25 percent.
So, what's Oregon doing differently?
Oregonians need better information about health care costs, according to a new report from the consumer watchdog group OSPIRG.
The report says opaque health care prices mean Oregonians are both paying more and have less ability to make informed decisions.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed an executive order Tuesday declaring addiction and substance abuse a public health crisis in the state.
The Oregon Health Authority is asking the public to say what it likes, dislikes and wants to change about the state’s 15 coordinated care organizations.
Rep. Greg Walden — Oregon's sole Republican member of Congress — claimed a big legislative victory as the three-day government shutdown was ending Monday.
The Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center has the highest rate of opioid prescriptions of all VA hospitals nationwide, according to data released by the Department of Veteran's Affairs on Thursday.The data shows opioid prescription rates range from 3 percent at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Me
Oregon State University is holding mass vaccination clinics at its Corvallis campus to deal with a Meningococcal disease outbreak.
The clinics are part of an attempt by the university to control the spread of the disease, which has so far infected six students since November.
The Oregon Health Authority is pushing back release of a public health assessment on airborne hazards in the vicinity of the southeast Portland production headquarters of Bullseye Glass.