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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
  • 10 hours, 32 minutes ago
Health

Polio injections could help cancer patients

Polio injections could help cancer patientsPolio injections could help cancer patients
  • Health
  • 19 hours, 52 minutes 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 days, 20 hours 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 days, 22 hours 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
  • 5 days, 9 hours 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
  • 5 days, 21 hours 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
  • 5 days, 23 hours 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
  • 6 days, 3 hours 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
  • 6 days, 5 hours 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
  • 6 days, 20 hours 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
  • Health
  • 6 days, 20 hours 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
  • Health
  • 6 days, 20 hours 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
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Study: Young women in NW low in Vitamin D

Study: Young women in NW low in Vitamin D Study: Young women in NW low in Vitamin D
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

6th meningococcal case confirmed at UO

6th meningococcal case confirmed at UO 6th meningococcal case confirmed at UO
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

6th case of meningococcal disease at UO confirmed

6th case of meningococcal disease at UO confirmedA sixth University of Oregon student has the same contagious bacterial infection that killed a student earlier this year.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Oregon House passes bill allowing sunscreen use in schools

Oregon House passes bill allowing sunscreen use in schoolsThe Oregon House has unanimously passed legislation allowing students to use sunscreen and sun-protective clothing during school hours and at school events.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Ducks

UO trustee concerned about suggestive cheerleader routines

UO trustee concerned about suggestive cheerleader routinesA trustee at the University of Oregon has raised concerns about sexually suggestive dance routines performed by Oregon cheerleaders, according to a report in the Register-Guard newspaper.
  • Ducks
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Oregon hospitals agree community benefit spending won't drop

Oregon hospitals agree community benefit spending won't dropOregon hospitals say they won't reduce their spending on services that benefit the community, even though they're seeing far fewer uninsured patients.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Wash. e-cig rules could become toughest in U.S.

Wash. e-cig rules could become toughest in U.S.A new bill would make Washington's laws regulating e-cigarettes some of the toughest in the nation.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
News

Gretchen Kafoury, champion of equality for women, dies at 72

Gretchen Kafoury, champion of equality for women, dies at 72Gretchen Kafoury, known for her years of public service, has passed away.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

DEQ considers human waste fertilizer in rural Oregon

DEQ considers human waste fertilizer in rural OregonA proposal to spread treated human waste as fertilizer on fields in an unincorporated rural community in Jackson County has raised a stink.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

5th UO student diagnosed with meningococcal infection

5th UO student diagnosed with meningococcal infectionA fifth student has developed the same contagious bacterial infection that killed one student and sickened three others this year, the University of Oregon said Thursday night.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Southern Oregon

Roseburg VA breaks ground on treatment facility

Roseburg VA breaks ground on treatment facilityConstruction has started on a $7.5 million substance abuse-treatment building at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Willamette Valley

New cases of whooping cough in Benton County

New cases of whooping cough in Benton CountyThe county Health Department says the patients are from Linus Pauling Middle School and Crescent Valley High School.
  • Willamette Valley
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Bill would let people on two wheels skip red lights

Bill would let people on two wheels skip red lightsBill would let people on two wheels skip red lights
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Tetanus vaccine boosts brain cancer therapy

Tetanus vaccine boosts brain cancer therapyResearchers who have harnessed the body's immune system to fight cancer have found a way to make the approach work even better, using an ordinary tetanus vaccine.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Oregon bill could make hospital prices transparent

Oregon bill could make hospital prices transparentIt could be a breakthrough in Oregon health care reform.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Jesuit sophomore set sights on Shamrock Run after chemo

Jesuit sophomore set sights on Shamrock Run after chemoA Jesuit sophomore who discovered running while being treated for leukemia is ready for Sunday's 8K Shamrock Run.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Senator drops Oregon vaccine mandate bill

Senator drops Oregon vaccine mandate billSen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, a family physician who led the charge for strengthening Oregon's school immunization law, will no longer pursue the legislation, a staffer said today.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago