Multnomah County adopted new rules for tobacco licenses this week. Stores that sell tobacco will have to apply for a license starting July 1.
Portland Public Schools shut off the drinking water district-wide after tests showed elevated lead levels at two schools. How did this happen and where do we go from here?
Nation | Education | Politics | News | Business | Parents | NW Life | Economy | local | Science | Family | HealthOPB | May 6, 2016 9:24 a.m. | Portland
Mothers who gain too much weight or who have high blood sugar during pregnancy are more likely to have obese children, according to a new study by Kaiser Permanente.
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A Food and Drug Administration announcement assuming regulatory authority over e-cigarettes has been met with a shrug in Oregon. Some local authorities have already taken action.
Technology | Politics | News | Business | Parents | NW Life | Economy | local | Science | Family | HealthOPB | April 22, 2016 10:10 a.m. | Portland
Congressional efforts to block research on the genes of human embryos continues. Researchers at Oregon Health & Sciences University find that particularly frustrating.
Oregon state officials knew eight years ago of deficiencies in their child welfare programs and failed to address any of the significant issues, according to a report sent to federal assessors last month.
Meet Mardi Palan, a hairdresser from Southeast Portland who lives with her partner and 2-year-old son. Palan is carrying twins as a surrogate for a gay couple from Israel.
There are many reasons why Oregon is something of an international center for surrogacy. But for Israeli couples who are gay, there’s another reason to come here: Congregation Beth Israel in Portland.