Tony Andersen

Bend Leaders Lending Voice to State Tobacco Prevention Strategies

Bend-area health leaders and the Oregon Health Authority today marked 20 years of tobacco prevention successes in Central Oregon and the state by announcing their strategies for the future, including raising the price of tobacco, defending the Indoor Clean Air Act and protecting kids from tobacco

State task force approves new opioid prescribing guidelines for Oregon

A group of health care leaders and the Oregon Health Authority seek to reduce opioid overdoses and improve pain treatment

PORTLAND, OR––A group of Oregon health care leaders has approved a new standard for prescribing opioids for pain. The Oregon-specific guidelines aim to improve patient care and pain management, and reduce prescription drug overdoses in the state.


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