Bullseye Glass Sues Oregon Governor, Regulatory Agencies

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The company's lawsuit claims Oregon regulators inappropriately targeted the art glass maker.

Trauma Among Foster Kids Leads To Health Issues In Later Life

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People who experience trauma and end up in foster care are more likely to suffer from chronic health conditions later in life, according to a new study.

EPA Targeting Portland Superfund Site For 'Immediate, Intense' Attention

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The EPA announced Friday that it has listed the Portland Harbor Superfund Site as one of 21 sites it plans to target.

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Oregon Youth Authority Becomes 2nd Agency To Pull Out Of NORCOR

A second jurisdiction has announced it’ll no longer send children to a juvenile detention facility in The Dalles.

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Wasco County Stops Sending Children To NORCOR Jail

Wasco County won’t be sending any more children to a juvenile detention facility in The Dalles — at least for now. The decision comes after a report found “psychologically harmful conditions."

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Report Describes 'Psychologically Harmful Conditions' For Kids At NORCOR Juvenile Detention Center

Kids held at the NORCOR juvenile detention center in The Dalles endure psychologically harmful conditions — according to a new report from Disability Rights Oregon.

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When Climate Change Makes It Hard To Breathe | Terrestrial

Climate change isn’t just contributing to drought, superstorms, sea level rise and flooding. It’s also making it harder for many people to breathe — people like 13-year-old Estefany Velasquez.

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Oregon Health Authority Misspent Millions, State Audit Finds

The Oregon agency charged with managing health care for the state’s most vulnerable citizens likely misspent millions of taxpayer dollars as state audit released Wednesday found.

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Portland Pharmacist Warns About Mixing Prescriptions And Home Remedies

Many immigrant communities hold fast to home remedies. It's not usually a problem, but now and then bad drug interactions can occur.

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Oregon's Public Health Officer Says Kratom Buyers Beware

Oregon’s public health officer says buyers need to beware of an herbal supplement called kratom.

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Oregon Will Continue CHIP Coverage, Even If It Means A Budget Shortfall

The Oregon Health Authority says it’ll continue coverage for kids and pregnant women on the Children's Health Insurance Program.

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St. Charles Health Makes Cuts Despite Booming Local Economy

St. Charles announces layoffs, pay cuts and buy outs despite the healthy local economy and expansion plans.

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Health Group Tries To Improve African-American Birth Outcomes With Doulas

Oregon’s coordinated care organizations have tried many different ways to improve health among communities of color. The latest effort includes providing doulas for African-American mothers-to-be.


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