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New Medical Malpractice Mediation System Now Underway

OPB | Broadcast: July 2, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll hear from OPB's reporter Kristian Foden-Vencil about the compromise negotiated by Governor John Kitzhaber to help reduce medical malpractice lawsuits.

Smoking Cessation Drug Chantix Tied To Violent Side Effects

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 9, 2013

MONDAY: A Harrisburg woman alleges side effects from a smoking cessation drug caused her husband to murder their 13-year-old son before committing suicide himself.

Mind the Cap

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 29, 2008

How medical liability affecting both the price and the availability of health care around the state?