Close
MORE NEWS

features

Local Weather
Portland, OR
1 AM
Clear
38°
7 AM
Sunny
33°
1 PM
Sunny
55°
7 PM
Clear
48°
Headlines

Updated 7:20 p.m. PST

  • Grid
  • List
Health

Extra warm winter boosts problems for allergy sufferers

Extra warm winter boosts problems for allergy sufferersThe exceptionally warm winter in Oregon and Southwest Washington brought trees into bloom four weeks early. It's a beautiful burst of spring, but it also means that some people are suffering from allergic reactions much earlier than normal.
  • Health
  • 17 hours, 1 minute ago
Health

'You're Doing It Wrong' - at the gym

'You're Doing It Wrong' - at the gymKGW's Reggie Aqui has a new segment called: ​"You're Doing It Wrong." The weekly Live at 7 segment will showcase everyday activities that just about all of us are doing incorrectly.
  • Health
  • 18 hours, 57 minutes ago
Health

Mass meningococcal vaccinations at UO

Mass meningococcal vaccinations at UO Mass meningococcal vaccinations at UO
  • Health
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Health

What rights to members have if health clubs close?

What rights to members have if health clubs close?What rights to members have if health clubs close?
  • Health
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Health

911 dispatchers test work treadmill

911 dispatchers test work treadmill 911 dispatchers test work treadmill
  • Health
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Health

Mild winter causes allergy flare-ups

Mild winter causes allergy flare-ups Mild winter causes allergy flare-ups
  • Health
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
News

Seattle police alarmed by multiple heroin OD reports

Seattle police alarmed by multiple heroin OD reportsAlarmed by the number of heroin overdoses they're seeing, Seattle police are reminding the public about a Washington state law designed to curb overdose deaths.
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Health

Special clinic offers meningitis vaccines to all UO students

Special clinic offers meningitis vaccines to all UO studentsPharmacy students from Oregon State University were in Eugene Monday, to help with a mass meningitis vaccination effort.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Health

Health provider ZoomCare expands in Portland area

Health provider ZoomCare expands in Portland areaHealth provider ZoomCare expands in Portland area
  • Health
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Health

UO students start getting shots for meningitis

UO students start getting shots for meningitisUO students start getting shots for meningitis
  • Health
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Politics

As it dissolves, Cover Oregon losses $310M and rising

As it dissolves, Cover Oregon losses $310M and risingCover Oregon will leave a legacy of hundreds of millions of dollars spent on a health exchange that failed - with even more millions in legal fees and other expenses still to come.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Health Reform

Bill dissolving Cover Oregon headed to governor

Bill dissolving Cover Oregon headed to governorA bill dissolving Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange is on its way to Gov. Kate Brown.
  • Health Reform
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Health

Cancer patients lobby for new treatment options

Cancer patients lobby for new treatment optionsCancer patients lobby for new treatment options
  • Health
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Health

Fed official noshes on healthy Portland school meals

Fed official noshes on healthy Portland school mealsFed official noshes on healthy Portland school meals
  • Health
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Health

USDA leader praises food programs in Portland schools

USDA leader praises food programs in Portland schoolsPortland is a leader in making sure kids eat healthy meals. It's for that very reason that one of the United States Department of Agriculture's top leaders, Under Secretary Kevin Concannon, visited the city.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Health

University of Oregon starts mass vaccinations

University of Oregon starts mass vaccinationsUniversity of Oregon starts mass vaccinations
  • Health
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Health

Univ. of Ore. vaccinating up to 22,000 students

Univ. of Ore. vaccinating up to 22,000 studentsThe University of Oregon has moved a vaccination clinic to Matthew Knight Arena as it steps up a fight against a blood stream infection that can cause a form of meningitis, called meningococcemia.
  • Health
  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
Health

Oregon health officials warn of rise in Syphilis cases

Oregon health officials warn of rise in Syphilis casesSyphilis may sound like an outdated sexually transmitted disease that most people don't have to worry about anymore. Until recently, that was the case.
  • Health
  • 1 week ago
Health

Ore. lawmakers eye ban on gay conversion therapy for youth

Ore. lawmakers eye ban on gay conversion therapy for youthThe Oregon House Healthcare Committee heard testimony Monday on House Bill 2307 or the "Youth Mental Health Protection Act."
  • Health
  • 1 week ago
Health

VA hospitals find way to reduce infections

VA hospitals find way to reduce infectionsVA hospitals find way to reduce infections
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Willamette Valley

UO athlete died of meningococcemia, officials confirm

UO athlete died of meningococcemia, officials confirmA Lane County public health official says an 18-year-old University of Oregon student athlete died of meningococcemia.
  • Willamette Valley
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
KGW Investigates

VA hospitals add MRSA screenings; infection rates plummet

VA hospitals add MRSA screenings; infection rates plummetA KGW investigation discovered that when it comes to protecting patients from deadly hospital infections, Veterans Health Administration facilities are leaving other hospitals in the dust.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Ore. university, health officials work to stop outbreak

Ore. university, health officials work to stop outbreakUniversity of Oregon and public health officials are working to halt the spread of a contagious bacterial infection that has led to the hospitalization of three students and may be implicated in a fourth student's death.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Oregon works to stop superbug spread

Oregon works to stop superbug spreadOregon works to stop superbug spread
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Oregon aims to stop spread of superbug in state

Oregon aims to stop spread of superbug in stateSo far there have been seven reported cases of the bug in state hospitals
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health Reform

State Senate votes to dissolve Cover Oregon

State Senate votes to dissolve Cover OregonThe state Senate has voted to dissolve Cover Oregon and merge the failed insurance exchange into an existing state agency.
  • Health Reform
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
KGW Investigates

Pink tax: Why are women's products more expensive?

Pink tax: Why are women's products more expensive?Everyday products often cost more if they're marketed to women. KGW investigates the so-called "Pink Tax" and why men aren't hit with the same markup.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Bionic eye not the stuff of science fiction anymore

Bionic eye not the stuff of science fiction anymoreYou've seen it in hollywood and in video games--electronics that enhance what we see through our own eyes. Now, a University of Washington research team says they're much closer to a bionic contact lens.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Washington

ACLU suing public hospital district over abortion rights

ACLU suing public hospital district over abortion rightsGENE JOHNSON, Associated Press
  • Washington
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Washington state panel OKs bill to trim vaccine exemptions

Washington state panel OKs bill to trim vaccine exemptionsA House committee has approved a bill that would remove personal or philosophical opposition to vaccines as an authorized exemption from childhood school immunizations.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago