The future of the Affordable Care Act is threatened — again — this time by a ruling Friday from a federal district court judge in Texas.
Angela Lautner knew her thirst was unusual, even for someone directing airplanes, outside in the Memphis summer heat.
When its heart transplant program imploded in August, Oregon Health & Science University promised a peer review to get to the root of the problems that led to the departure of its four heart failure cardiologists and the need to transfer hun
Oregon’s attorney general has approved language for a ballot measure to make psychedelic mushrooms legal.
The measure would reduce criminal penalties for the manufacture, delivery and possession of psilocybin — the hallucinogen contained in psychedelic mushrooms.
After an uproar from patients, an Oregon pain advisory committee has abandoned a proposal to taper chronic pain Medicaid patients off opioids altogether.
Climate change is already having a tangible impact on the Pacific Northwest, and Oregon’s health care and social systems will likely bear a significant burden.
News broke this week from Hong Kong of the first gene-modified babies, born in China; the revelation struck close to home here at OHSU.
Oregonians who are not on Medicaid, Medicare or covered by their employer only have two more weeks to sign up for health insurance for next year.
As she finalized her budget proposal for the next two years, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown made no secret of the fact she’d push for higher tobacco taxes, which she believes should play a larger role in funding health care.
Three of the lawmakers who will lead the House next year as Congress focuses on skyrocketing drug costs are among the biggest recipients of campaign contributions from the pharmaceutical industry, a new KHN analysis shows.