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Ebola outbreak: What you need to know now

Ebola outbreak: What you need to know nowHere are the 5 things you need to know about the situation.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

Timeline: Ebola in the USA

Timeline: Ebola in the USAFirst patient diagnosed in U.S. was confirmed to have the virus Sept. 30.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation Now

Quiz: Test your knowledge of Ebola

Quiz: Test your knowledge of EbolaHow much do you know about the Ebola outbreak? Test your knowledge with our quiz.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Seattle scientist: government 'underestimated' Ebola

Seattle scientist: government 'underestimated' EbolaDr. Michael Katze is a University of Washington microbiologist who leads a team of researchers working to determine why some people survive Ebola and others do not.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Four Oregon kids have potentially deadly Enterovirus D68

Four Oregon kids have potentially deadly Enterovirus D68State health officials on Thursday confirmed that Enterovirus 68, a severe respiratory illness that quickly spread across the United States, has reached Oregon.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Officials: No cause for concern after PDX Ebola scare

Officials: No cause for concern after PDX Ebola scareHealth officials responded to an Ebola scare at Portland International Airport on Wednesday.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Civil War Blood Drive wraps up Sunday

Civil War Blood Drive wraps up SundayThe winner of the Civil War Blood Drive will be determined after it wraps up on Sunday.
  • Health
  • 17 hours, 33 minutes ago
Local

Newberg man, who held sign asking for donor, to receive kidney

Newberg man, who held sign asking for donor, to receive kidneyA Newberg man who last spring stood on a street corner with a sign asking for a living kidney donor will soon receive a kidney.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Local

Study: Texting hunch equals 4 bowling balls on your neck

Study: Texting hunch equals 4 bowling balls on your neckAmericans' love of smart phones is leading to serious problems of the neck and spine.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
National News

Mom dies during birth so son can live

Mom dies during birth so son can liveThe mother of Declan Jay Bugal died shortly after giving birth to what doctors at the Medical Center of Aurora described as a 7-pound, 4-ounce-miracle.
  • National News
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Local

Brittany Maynard supporters share video on her birthday

Brittany Maynard supporters share video on her birthdayBrittany Maynard's family has released a new, personal video of the Death with Dignity advocate, weeks after her controversial death by assisted suicide in Oregon.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Health

Wash. to sue over Hanford nuclear site's tank vapors

Wash. to sue over Hanford nuclear site's tank vaporsWashington plans to sue the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to protect workers from hazardous vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Brittany Maynard's mom blasts Vatican remarks over right-to-die

Brittany Maynard's mom blasts Vatican remarks over right-to-dieBrittany Maynard's mother is responding angrily to the Vatican's criticism of Maynard's decision to end her life early under an Oregon law written to let terminally ill patients die on their own terms.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Green

Stormwater could kill salmon, but 'rain gardens' help

Stormwater could kill salmon, but 'rain gardens' helpAlarming new research about the relationship between storm water runoff and salmon shows that all the rainwater that washes off our roads and highways may be killing the fish.
  • Green
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Health

Washington state health exchange is working again

Washington state health exchange is working againWashington state's health insurance exchange was back up and running Sunday after shutting down for a day.
  • Health
  • 1 week ago
Health

Washington state health exchange shuts down

Washington state health exchange shuts downWashington's health care exchange has shut down after the first few hours of open enrollment
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Open enrollment begins, Oregonians must re-enroll

Open enrollment begins, Oregonians must re-enrollThe second open enrollment period for buying health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act starts on Saturday.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Green

Opposition shuts down Oregon beach smoking ban

Opposition shuts down Oregon beach smoking banA plan to ban smoking on Oregon's beaches that ran into substantial opposition has been shelved.
  • Green
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Answers: How will Oregon's marijuana law work?

Answers: How will Oregon's marijuana law work?Oregonians and visitors with an interest in lighting up a joint will have to wait until at least July 1, 2015, when the law takes effect.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Bioethicist Caplan: Brittany Maynard did nothing unethical

Bioethicist Caplan: Brittany Maynard did nothing unethicalBiothicist Arthur Caplan say Brittany Maynard shifted the optics of the debate over physician-assisted suicide.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Ebola ruled out for patient in Milwaukie hospital

Ebola ruled out for patient in Milwaukie hospitalPublic health officials on Sunday said a woman being monitored in a Milwaukie hospital does not have Ebola.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

Report: Woman being monitored for Ebola no longer has fever

Report: Woman being monitored for Ebola no longer has feverA Liberian woman being monitored for Ebola at a hospital in Milwaukie no longer has a fever, her host family told The Oregonian.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

Oregon's transition to federal exchange on track

Oregon's transition to federal exchange on trackOregon officials say this time the state will avoid an enrollment disaster.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

Ore. woman postpones planned suicide, still feels well

Ore. woman postpones planned suicide, still feels wellBrittany Maynard said she still feels well enough to spend time with her family.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Woman planning Ore. assisted suicide ends 'bucket list'

Woman planning Ore. assisted suicide ends 'bucket list'Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old woman with terminal cancer planning to take her life in Oregon on Saturday, says she has completed her bucket list after visiting the Grand Canyon.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

PDX archbishop condemns woman's assisted suicide plan

PDX archbishop condemns woman's assisted suicide planThe Archbishiop of Portland says the young woman who made national news after moving to Portland to legally take her own life should not try to control her own death; every moment is precious, even amid suffering.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Second person being monitored for Ebola in Mult. Co.

Second person being monitored for Ebola in Mult. Co.A visitor from West Africa is currently being monitored for Ebola in Multnomah County but officials said the person has shown no signs of the virus yet.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

WA auctions pink license plates to fight breast cancer

WA auctions pink license plates to fight breast cancerWashington state is auctioning off the first 18 breast cancer license plates this week thanks to a breast cancer survivor who had an idea.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Southern Oregon

Bedbugs at Medford shelter force some to sleep outside

Bedbugs at Medford shelter force some to sleep outsideSteven Michael Hoffman has been sleeping at the Medford Gospel Mission for nearly a week, but now he prefers his car. It's colder and less comfy, but at least there are no bedbugs.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Beaverton

Event: Eat out tonight to help stop domestic violence

Event: Eat out tonight to help stop domestic violenceSeveral restaurants, coffee shops, breweries and bars in the Portland area are part of a special event to help put an end to domestic violence.
  • Beaverton
  • 1 month ago