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Ducks

UO Ducks to wear pink gear for cancer awareness

UO Ducks to wear pink gear for cancer awarenessNike and the University of Oregon will feature a special pink look to raise awareness for the fight against cancer.
  • Ducks
  • 2 hours, 48 minutes ago
News

Ebola outbreak: 5 things you need to know now

Ebola outbreak: 5 things you need to know nowThe first case of Ebola in a patient diagnosed in a U.S. hospital was confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday.
  • News
  • 3 hours, 40 minutes ago
Health

CDC: First U.S. Ebola confirmed in Dallas patient

CDC: First U.S. Ebola confirmed in Dallas patientA patient in a Dallas hospital has been confirmed to have the deadly Ebola virus, WFAA has learned.
  • Health
  • 15 hours, 23 minutes ago
Vancouver

Wash. Rep. Herrera Beutler's miracle baby thrives despite fatal diagnosis

Wash. Rep. Herrera Beutler's miracle baby thrives despite fatal diagnosisEvery story has a beginning. But the story of Abigail Rose Beutler almost ended before she was even born -- when her mom, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, was five months pregnant.
  • Vancouver
  • 22 hours, 45 minutes ago
Vancouver

Mold forces Vancouver family out of their home

Mold forces Vancouver family out of their homeA couple in Vancouver has lost their home to toxic mold and they said their health has been suffering for years because of it.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Politics

Campaigns for GMO labeling in Oregon launched

Campaigns for GMO labeling in Oregon launchedIn a TV ad paid for by advocates of labeling genetically modified foods in Oregon, voters are told 64 countries have labeling requirements and none of them saw an increase in food costs.
  • Politics
  • 3 days ago
Local

Seattle suburb told to boil water for E. coli

Seattle suburb told to boil water for E. coliResidents of the wealthy Seattle suburb of Mercer Island are being told to boil their tap water before drinking because tests have found E. coli in the city's water.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Health

Pink house in NE Portland honors breast cancer victims

Pink house in NE Portland honors breast cancer victimsLooking at a house in Northeast Portland might bring the song by John Cougar Mellancamp to mind.
  • Health
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Local

USDA: GMO wheat in Ore. was isolated incident

USDA: GMO wheat in Ore. was isolated incidentUnregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up in Montana, the Agriculture Department said as its final report regarding GMO wheat found in Oregon came out Friday.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Health

Foster Farms recalls 40K lbs. of chicken breast strips

Foster Farms recalls 40K lbs. of chicken breast stripsThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says Foster Farms is recalling approximately 39,747 pounds of frozen pre-cooked chicken products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Vancouver

UW cell phone app to detect Jaundice in newborns

UW cell phone app to detect Jaundice in newbornsResearchers at the University of Washington are putting the science behind the Jaundice app known as the BiliCam.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 week ago
Health

Toxic algae advisory for Cullaby Lake near Astoria

Toxic algae advisory for Cullaby Lake near AstoriaThe Oregon Health Authority is advising people to avoid drinking water from Cullaby Lake south of Astoria because of toxins produced by blue-green algae.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Southern Oregon

Skin infection MRSA reported at Myrtle Point school

Skin infection MRSA reported at Myrtle Point schoolAuthorities are taking extra care to wipe down the weight room, showers and locker rooms at the Myrtle Point Junior-Senior High School where at least two students have contracted a skin infection known as MRSA.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Animals

Dogs sickened by algae toxins in Willamette River

Dogs sickened by algae toxins in Willamette RiverState health officials issued a warning last week about toxic blue-green algae in the Willamette River that can make people and animals sick.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
North Coast

High toxin levels found in Clatsop County lake

High toxin levels found in Clatsop County lakeThe Oregon Health Authority issued a health advisory Monday due to high levels of blue-green algae in Cullaby Lake.
  • North Coast
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Homepage

Woman smashes car window to rescue baby

Woman smashes car window to rescue babyWhen Angela Radtke saw a baby locked in a hot, parked car in a store parking lot, she didn't hesitate to take action.
  • Homepage
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Severe respiratory virus spreads to Northwest

Severe respiratory virus spreads to NorthwestTwo Washington children have tested positive for a severe respiratory illness that has quickly spread across the United States.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Portland Triathlon now duathlon due to Willamette algae

Portland Triathlon now duathlon due to Willamette algaeSwimmers who have spent months training for the upcoming Portland Triathlon won't get to test their mettle in the waters of the Willamette this Sunday.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Algae in Willamette could be deadly to pets

Algae in Willamette could be deadly to petsFor the third day in a row, the Oregon Health Authority is warning everyone to stay out of the Willamette River in the area of downtown Portland -- and that especially goes for pets.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Study: 95 percent of Oregonians now insured

Study: 95 percent of Oregonians now insuredA new study shows 95 percent of Oregonians now have health insurance coverage, largely thanks to the state's expansion of Medicaid to many previously ineligible low-income adults.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Central Coast

Roadhouse 18 restaurant not source of E. coli infection

Roadhouse 18 restaurant not source of E. coli infectionThe Roadhouse 18 restaurant in Otis was not the source of an E. coli outbreak that killed one child and sickened another, Lincoln County officials confirmed.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

City leaders ban body odor in small Wash. town

City leaders ban body odor in small Wash. townCity leaders the small Washington town of Burien have taken it upon themselves to crack down on the problem of body odor.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Marijuana

Wash. state tracking spike in minors exposed to marijuana

Wash. state tracking spike in minors exposed to marijuanaThe Washington Poison Center is tracking what it calls a concerning trend in the number of kids accidentally exposed to e-cigarettes and marijuana.
  • Marijuana
  • 2 weeks ago
Vancouver

E. coli struck Wash. family twice

E. coli struck Wash. family twiceDebbie Treen of Sammamish says her family was a typical suburban family until her 6 year old daughter Linda and 2 year old son Mark got terribly sick in 1990. Treen thought it was a bad case of the flu. Mark recovered at home, but Linda kept getting worse.
  • Vancouver
  • 2 weeks ago
Health

Tips: Keeping safe in unhealthy air conditions

Tips: Keeping safe in unhealthy air conditionsA 2,000-acre wildfire near Estacada is sending smoke throughout the region and causing unhealthy air quality levels in some areas.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Parents warned of whooping cough case in MultCo. school

Parents warned of whooping cough case in MultCo. schoolParents and students in Multnomah County schools have been warned about a student diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough, last week.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Sports

Charles Barkley defends Adrian Peterson's use of corporal punishment

Charles Barkley defends Adrian Peterson's use of corporal punishmentBarkley said corporal punishment was a cultural norm of his youth.
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

State budgets $2 million for Cover Oregon lawsuit

State budgets $2 million for Cover Oregon lawsuitOregon has budgeted $2 million for its legal fight with software giant Oracle over the state's failed health care exchange website.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Tattoo removal program offers fresh start

Tattoo removal program offers fresh startWhen she was 15 years old, Seralynn Neal, an aspiring tattoo and piercing artist, ordered a do-it-yourself tattoo kit on Amazon and tattooed a large black widow on her left forearm.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Finding source unlikely in E. coli cases, doctors say

Finding source unlikely in E. coli cases, doctors sayInvestigators say they don't expect to find the specific sources of fatal strains of E. coli that killed two children in the Pacific Northwest and left a Washington boy fighting for his life.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago