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Shows tagged as: public health
Tue, May 7 2013
As the May special election nears, we'll check in with both sides of the water fluoridation debate.
Tue, Apr 30 2013
Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it legal for hospitals to release a woman's placenta after birth.
Wed, Mar 13 2013
A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests the number of gun laws in a state is inversely related to rate of gun deaths.
Mon, May 7 2012
A recent E-coli outbreak has public health officials concerned about raw milk.
Wed, Jan 25 2012
The state has been working to transform the way it delivers health care. We'll ask, how's it going?
Mon, Nov 7 2011
Portland Parks & Recreation was just awarded the top national honor from the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration and the National Recreation & Park Association. We'll find out why — and what may be next for the city's parks.
Wed, Aug 24 2011
The rural doctor shortage continues throughout Oregon. How are you affected?
Mon, Jun 27 2011
Now that Oregon lawmakers have passed a bill to establish a Health Insurance Exchange, what happens next to make it a reality?
Thu, May 19 2011
We'll look at immunization issues in the Northwest after a new law in Washington state that makes it harder for parents to opt out of immunizations for their kids.
Wed, Apr 6 2011
Where are the healthiest counties in Oregon?
Tue, Mar 22 2011
How is health care changing in Oregon?
Fri, Mar 12 2010
What are the ethics of "harm reduction" programs like needle exchange programs or supervised injection sites?
Mon, Oct 5 2009
What are you most, or least, worried about when it comes to this year's flu season?
Wed, Aug 19 2009
What do you expect from the healthcare system?
Thu, Aug 6 2009
Is it wrong for corporations to profit from people being sick?
Fri, Apr 10 2009
Is personal volition or governmental regulation the most effective path to a healthy public?