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Portland groups: Take antibiotics out of chicken served in schools

Portland groups: Take antibiotics out of chicken served in schools Portland groups: Take antibiotics out of chicken served in schools
  • Health
  • 3 days ago
Eastern Oregon

E. Ore. derailment with hazmat cars caused by misaligned track

E. Ore. derailment with hazmat cars caused by misaligned trackOne car was carrying residual liquefied petroleum gas, and another was loaded with approximately 20,000 gallons of a compound used to make glues and sealants. No hazardous materials were leaked.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Local

Study: 5K more people survive NW tsunami if they walk faster

Study: 5K more people survive NW tsunami if they walk fasterAbout 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the Pacific Northwest if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Health

When to get help for Alzheimer’s patients

When to get help for Alzheimer’s patients When to get help for Alzheimer’s patients
  • Health
  • 1 week ago
Health

When to get help for Alzheimer's patients

When to get help for Alzheimer's patientsThe death of a Gresham woman with Alzheimer's this week has put some focus on caregivers and patients.
  • Health
  • 1 week ago
Gresham

Missing Gresham woman with Alzheimer's found dead

Missing Gresham woman with Alzheimer's found deadA woman with Alzheimer's disease who walked away from her Gresham home March 24 was found dead Thursday evening in Fairview.
  • Gresham
  • 1 week ago
Health

Button batteries pose serious risk to kids

Button batteries pose serious risk to kids Button batteries pose serious risk to kids
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
KGW Investigates

Button batteries in toys pose grave dangers to kids

Button batteries in toys pose grave dangers to kidsDoctors warn that the tiny batteries found in countless household items pose a serious risk of injury or even death. Now, researchers think they've found a solution.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Top Chef finalist schools Lake Oswego students on farm-to-table

Top Chef finalist schools Lake Oswego students on farm-to-table​Icebox watermelons, fava beans and thyme. Not what you'd expect to be used in lunches at a school cafeteria.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Dying patients can try experimental drugs under Ore. bill

Dying patients can try experimental drugs under Ore. billThe House has voted to make Oregon the latest state to give dying patients a right to try experimental medical treatments that haven't been approved by government regulators.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Doernbecher patients enjoy licks & love from new 'therapist'

Doernbecher patients enjoy licks & love from new 'therapist'Hope is a two-year-old English Cream Golden Retriever. She's the hospital's first full-time facility dog.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

App helps parents diagnose kids with autism

App helps parents diagnose kids with autism App helps parents diagnose kids with autism
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Linfield student diagnosed with Whooping Cough

Linfield student diagnosed with Whooping CoughThe Linfield College campus is on alert after a student was diagnosed with the highly contagious Whooping Cough over spring break.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Vancouver woman's death may be linked to hospital superbug

Vancouver woman's death may be linked to hospital superbugA Vancouver man is suing a Seattle hospital and a medical scope maker, following the death of his wife.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Wash. woman’s family alleges hospital superbug killed her

Wash. woman’s family alleges hospital superbug killed her Wash. woman’s family alleges hospital superbug killed her
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  • 2 weeks ago
Health

Portland cancer patient considers polio injections

Portland cancer patient considers polio injectionsLess than two months ago, Bruce McCain moved easily around his northeast Portland home and certainly moved without a walker.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Enterovirus sickened more than 100 kids

Enterovirus sickened more than 100 kidsEnterovirus sickened more than 100 kids
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
KGW Investigates

What you told KGW what Portland should do about gangs

What you told KGW what Portland should do about gangsHundreds of you weighed in on social media and through our online survey, sharing your thoughts on the best ways to fight gangs.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Polio injections could help cancer patients

Polio injections could help cancer patientsPolio injections could help cancer patients
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Antibiotic resistant bacteria sickens 2 million a year

Antibiotic resistant bacteria sickens 2 million a year Antibiotic resistant bacteria sickens 2 million a year
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
News

Obama plan reins in misuse of antibiotics

Obama plan reins in misuse of antibioticsPresident Obama is cracking down on the over-prescribing of antibiotics.
  • News
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Ore. board revokes psychologist's license; patient, 11, attempted suicide

Ore. board revokes psychologist's license; patient, 11, attempted suicideAn Oregon board has yanked the license of a Portland psychologist whose 11-year-old client attempted suicide following her unorthodox treatment recommendation that included drinking milk from a baby bottle while sitting in his father's lap.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Posthumous Brittany Maynard video supports assisted suicide

Posthumous Brittany Maynard video supports assisted suicideBrittany Maynard says in a video recorded 19 days before her assisted suicide death that no one should have to leave their home to legally end their life under doctor's care.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Technology

Lifewise, Premera Blue Cross target of massive data breach

Lifewise, Premera Blue Cross target of massive data breachPremera Blue Cross, a health insurer based in the Pacific Northwest, says it was the victim of a cyberattack that could affect 11 million people.
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

AG Rosenblum wants stronger laws to protect women from violence

AG Rosenblum wants stronger laws to protect women from violenceOregon's Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum spoke out Wednesday in support of domestic violence survivors and victims of sexual assaut on college campuses.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Ore. joins multi-state investigation into Primera cyberattack

Ore. joins multi-state investigation into Primera cyberattackInsurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said he plans to work with his counterparts in Alaska and Oregon to look into operations at Premera, which is based in Mountlake Terrace, Washington.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Portland women, doctor weigh in on Angelina Jolie surgery

Portland women, doctor weigh in on Angelina Jolie surgery"It is hard to screen for ovarian cancer," said Dr. Alivia Cetas, a surgical oncologist with Legacy Medical Group.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Portland doctor weighs in on Jolie's surgery

Portland doctor weighs in on Jolie's surgeryPortland doctor weighs in on Jolie's surgery
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Portland residents react to Jolie’s surgery announcement

Portland residents react to Jolie’s surgery announcementPortland residents react to Jolie’s surgery announcement
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

List of wines cited in lawsuit as having high arsenic levels

List of wines cited in lawsuit as having high arsenic levelsThe 83 bottles of wine cited in a lawsuit this week as having dangerously high levels of arsenic came from 28 California wineries and were bottled under 31 different brand labels.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago