local | Health | News | Think Out LoudOPB | July 20, 2015 12:45 p.m. | Portland
The Oregon Legislature passed a bill regulating a number of toxic chemicals used in the manufacturing of children's products.
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.
Coordinated Care Organizations manage the Oregon state version of Medicaid on a local level. Trillium, the CCO in Lane County, is so profitable it's received a buyout offer from the Fortune 500 corporation Centene. Some locals are concerned.
MONDAY: The Washington State Hospital Association says new rules that govern hospital mergers go too far.
local | Health | Politics | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Feb. 11, 2014 12:06 p.m.
TUESDAY: An audit released Monday by the Oregon Secretary of State's office suggests that the state's Office of Emergency Management faces internal challenges that could hamper disaster response.
MONDAY: The American Civil Liberties Union and the state of Oregon are challenging the federal government's attempt to access data in the state's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.