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Keeping Our Health Information Secure from Data Breaches Christen McCurdy Wed, 02/12/2014 - 11:29
Paul DeMuro contends that we all should be vigilant about unattended or misplaced portable ‎devices, whether they be phones, laptops, or whatever

OPINION -- ‎It seems like almost weekly we read about a data breach. Some data breaches reach the media because they ‎involve breaches affecting 500 people or more and are required to be reported on a government ‎website.

For the Convenience of the Tobacco Companies Christen McCurdy Wed, 09/04/2013 - 12:30
It’s time the Obama Administration stood up to the promotion of cigarettes and stop caving into the industry.


OPINION -- September 4, 2013 -- Oregon holds the dubious distinction of ranking number one in the country for retailers illegally selling cigarettes to underage kids. Moreover, we have ranked number one three out of the past five years and ranked in the top five the other two years.