A 'Good Death' Still Hurts

OPB |Oct. 24, 2014 11:26 a.m.

Health writer and surgeon Atul Gawande's talked about the death of his daughter's music teacher as an example of a "good death" — but that doesn't take away from the loss.

Moms For And Against Measure 91 Hold Dueling Press Conferences

OPB |Oct. 17, 2014 3:41 p.m.

Mothers campaigned for and against Oregon’s Measure 91 Friday. The measure would allow adults in Oregon to grow, possess and sell marijuana under state regulations.

Oregon Leads In Unvaccinated Kids

OPB |Oct. 16, 2014 4:09 p.m.

For the second year in a row, Oregon has the highest rate of un-vaccinated kindergarteners in the country.

Regence Makes $6 Million Autism Settlement

OPB |Oct. 16, 2014 2:05 p.m.

Families fighting to secure an expensive form of treatment for their autistic children have won a substantial legal settlement in Washington state.

Supreme Court Says It Erred In Halting Nevada Gay Marriage

AP |Oct. 09, 2014 7:27 a.m.

 The Supreme Court spokeswoman says Justice Anthony Kennedy mistakenly blocked the start of same-sex marriage in Nevada in an order that spawned confusion among state officials and disappointment in couples hoping to be wed.

Number Of Uninsured Oregonians Falls By 63 Percent

OPB |Sept. 18, 2014 1 p.m.

The number of Oregonians without health insurance dropped 63 percent in a year, according to a new study by Oregon Health and Science University.

An Endless Search For Housing For Oregon's Working Poor

OPB |Sept. 18, 2014 midnight

In Central Oregon the rental market is especially challenging for low-income workers.

Vancouver School Reopens After 2013 Arson

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 2:01 p.m.

Hundreds of Vancouver families and students turned out to see the new Crestline Elementary School on Wednesday. The new school is opening nearly 18 months after it was destroyed by arson.

Calls To Portland Suicide Hotline Double After Robin Williams' Death

OPB |Aug. 15, 2014 1:06 p.m.

Calls to a Portland suicide prevention line have doubled since the death of Robin Williams.

Oregon Tells Health Insurance Companies: Autism Therapy Should Be Covered

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 2:05 p.m.

The Oregon Insurance Division announced Thursday that it will begin drafting language to clarify the responsibility of insurers to cover a specific autism therapy. 

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