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OHSU Re-Evaluating Relationship With Moda

OPB | Jan. 29, 2016 5 p.m. | Portland

Oregon Health and Science University is re-evaluating its relationship with the troubled health insurance company Moda Health.

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Hospital System Says Flu Season Has Started

OPB | Jan. 28, 2016 1:44 p.m. | Portland

Providence Health is putting restrictions on visitors at eight Portland area hospitals after an increase in flu activity.

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NW Veterans Group Tries To Expand Care In Rural Communities

OPB | Jan. 26, 2016 2:17 p.m.

A group that serves post-9/11 veterans in southwest Washington and Oregon is working to expand service to rural communities where mental health and other care is limited.

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Militant Says Foster Children Were Pulled From His Home

OPB | Jan. 16, 2016 4:58 p.m. | Burns, Oregon

LaVoy Finicum told OPB his four foster children were removed from his Arizona home due to his involvement in the armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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Group Distributes Meth Pipes To Reduce Intravenous Use

OPB | Jan. 15, 2016 3:39 p.m. | Portland

A group says it’s distributing meth pipes to Portland drug users.  The group says the aim is to help make them less likely to inject the drug.

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New Nonprofit Recycles Unused Medicines, Gives To Homeless

OPB | Jan. 13, 2016 12:53 p.m. | Portland

A new Oregon non-profit called Sirum takes unused medicines and gives them to needy people.

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Most New Oregonians Are In Their 20s And 30s

OPB | Jan. 11, 2016 4:45 p.m. | Portland

Roughly 10,000 people in their late 20s early 30s moved to Oregon in 2014.

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Study Finds Lead Affects ADHD, Even In Minuscule Amounts

OPB | Jan. 9, 2016 5:15 a.m. | Portland

Oregon Health and Science University says it’s been able to confirm a link between ADHD and lead in humans for the first time. 

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Insurance Customers Shop For Deals At Healthcare.gov

OPB | Jan. 8, 2016 11:30 a.m. | Portland

New data from the feds show most Oregonians who buy individual health insurance are shopping around for the best deal.

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How Might Portland Control Infill Without A Demolition Tax?

OPB | Jan. 6, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Portland

A proposed tax on the demolition of some Portland homes is dead, but the city is still considering other ways to control construction.