Charges of racial bias in the design of an Oregon study of COVID-19’s spread are raising questions about whether it will do anything to help Black and Latino communities, which have been among those hardest hit by the pandemic.
U.S. public health officials are closer to identifying a road map for curbing the rising rates of syphilis infections in newborn babies, but with so many resources diverted to stopping the spread of COVID-19, many fear the rate of deadly infections will only get worse.
Public records reveal tension between political and health concerns at the highest levels of Oregon's government in late April, as reopening plans were finalized.
Oregon’s most densely populated county applied Friday to begin Gov. Kate Brown’s reopening plan, becoming the last county in the state to do so.
As states relax coronavirus restrictions, older adults are advised, in most cases, to keep sheltering in place. But for some, the burden of isolation and uncertainty is becoming hard to bear.
Health care giant Providence Health & Services is cutting the salaries of high-paid medical providers in a new round of belt-tightening following revenue drops caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
Thirty-one Oregon counties are expected to move into the next phase of reopening, where they could stay for some time. Multnomah County hopes to enter Phase 1 a week from Friday.
Untold numbers of employers, employees and citizens are turning to a slew of sometimes pricey new COVID-19 blood tests. But serious questions about the accuracy and usefulness of some of them.