OPB | Dec. 28, 2015
The law allowing pharmacists to prescribe birth control takes effect in the new year.
OPB | Dec. 09, 2015
The center houses people deemed to be violent sexual predators who have served their sentences, but whom a judge has found likely to reoffend.
OPB | Dec. 08, 2015
An Oregon man who says he's struggled with pain for more than a dozen years says one of his biggest challenges is dealing with doctors.
OPB | Dec. 09, 2015
The city of Portland is the latest employer to add paid parental leave to its list of benefits for city employees.
OPB | Dec. 02, 2015
The state has put off implementing a new policy to discourage opioids and encourage alternative therapies for Oregon Health Plan patients with back pain.
OPB | Nov. 24, 2015
Moda Health has had a roller coaster couple of weeks.
OPB | Nov. 10, 2015
Isolde Raftery shares a story of a young Jehovah's Witness in Washington state who was allowed to refuse a life-saving blood transfusion.
OPB | Nov. 05, 2015
Joint Base Lewis-McChord has broken ground on a new privately funded clinic to diagnose and treat service members for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), PTSD, and other psychological health conditions.
OPB | Oct. 29, 2015
We take a look at guns and gun laws in Oregon from a variety of perspectives.
OPB | Oct. 20, 2015
Erik Siemers, managing editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Oct. 08, 2015
Researchers at Portland State University say they may have discovered a cure for one of the world's most severe public health problems.
OPB | Sept. 23, 2015
For the past three years, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 has been phasing in stricter nutritional standards for federally funded school lunch programs.
OPB | Sept. 18, 2015
ALS patients face some specific challenges when it comes to using Oregon and Washington's Death with Dignity laws, which require patients to self-administer the medication that will end their lives.
OPB | Sept. 01, 2015
Long, stressful hours have high costs for Oregon corrections officers.
OPB | Aug. 03, 2015
University of Oregon professor Richard Taylor and his collaborator Simon Brown recently patented a new technology that could restore vision to the blind - and that's just the tip of the iceberg.
OPB | July 31, 2015
A recent report by the state's health agency shows that Oregon's rate of hepatitis C is 50 percent higher than the national average. We talk to a public health worker about why it matters and what can be done about it.
OPB | July 30, 2015
Do smartphones help or hinder healthcare professionals?
OPB | July 20, 2015
A new study out published in a national health care journal indicates that a large number of patients suffering from chronic pain try alternative care but don't talk to their doctors about it.
OPB | July 17, 2015
Multnomah County's report shows tobacco products are easily accessible to youth and more prevalent in neighborhoods with high percentages of people of color.