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Multnomah County health authorities say a person with measles entered Portland through the airport last weekend, potentially exposing people who were also at PDX at the time.
Less than a week after Oregon approved a six-month ban on flavored vaping products, the Oregon Court of Appeals has granted an immediate, temporary stay against the ban.
Court had been in session for close to an hour before Ms. Nilsen’s turn came.
Union reps and executives with Kaiser Permanente restart negotiations Monday, in hope of avoiding a massive nationwide strike next month.
Monday and Tuesday are the only two bargaining days scheduled between workers and Kaiser Permanente.
Cathy Markin is a lung doctor at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland. In 2011 she had a 42-year-old patient who came to her with serious breathing problems. She had suffered from a cough and a fever. She had also vaped for about seven months.
Legal officials in Oregon and Washington said their states have not agreed to a reported $12 billion settlement reached Wednesday between some 2,000 local and state governments and Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin.
Oregon and Washington lawmakers are calling out federal health agencies for inaction on vaping health problems.
A Portland hospice that opened nearly three decades ago for terminally ill people is closing its doors.
Health workers holding picket signs rallied in Vancouver, Washington, Tuesday evening as contract negotiations between nonprofit health care provider Kaiser Permanente and a coalition of unions remained stalled.