Economy | Family | Parents | Nation | NW Life | Health | Politics | local | Science | News | Business | EducationOPB | 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.
Economy | Family | Parents | News | Election | Entertainment | Health | Politics | local | Business | NW Life | RecreationOPB | May 5, 2016 6:30 p.m. | Portland
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.
Economy | Family | Parents | News | Health | Politics | local | Science | Business | Technology | NW LifeOPB | 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.
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.
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.
The Food and Drug Administration agreed Thursday to allow folic acid to be added to corn flour — possibly preventing birth defects like those plaguing Central Washington.
Economy | Family | Parents | News | NW Life | Health | Politics | local | Science | Business | EducationOPB | March 31, 2016 9 p.m. | Portland
A new study shows Latina women are almost twice as likely to get screened for breast cancer if they’re visited by a community health worker. Kaiser Permanente is providing free mammograms to 3,000 Latinas around the Salem and Portland areas.
Portland Superintendent Carole Smith presented a draft proposal of school boundaries and buildings for Oregon's largest district, offering significant new wrinkles and more specific timelines than what's been suggested so far.