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10 reasons you shouldn't wear flip-flops

10 reasons you shouldn't wear flip-flopsAs the weather warms up, it's hard to resist the urge to break out the truest sign of summer: flip-flops. But most experts are horrified by the idea
  • Health
  • 12 hours, 36 minutes ago
Health

Dog owners say bone can injure and kill

Dog owners say bone can injure and killDog treat warning
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  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
News

More needles found in downtown Portland

More needles found in downtown PortlandWe found hundreds of dirty syringes along the waterfront of the Willamette River. Even more scattered along city streets.
  • News
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Health

Dirty needles found around downtown Portland

Dirty needles found around downtown PortlandDowntown portland
  • Health
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
News

Oregon health insurers seek rate hikes for individual plans

Oregon health insurers seek rate hikes for individual plansSeveral health insurance carriers in Oregon are proposing large rate increases for 2016 individual plans.
  • News
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
News

Oregon's high vaccine exemption rate drops

Oregon's high vaccine exemption rate dropsState health officials say Oregon's vaccine exemption rate has dropped.
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  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
News

Gonorrhea cases jump by nearly 40 percent in Washington

Gonorrhea cases jump by nearly 40 percent in WashingtonState health officials say gonorrhea is spreading in Washington.
  • News
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Health

Whooping cough on the rise in Washington state

Whooping cough on the rise in Washington stateWhooping cough is at an epidemic level in Washington state, with nearly 400 reported cases so far this year.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 13 hours ago
Green

More rocks, noxious gases face Mt. Hood climbers this season

More rocks, noxious gases face Mt. Hood climbers this seasonClimbing experts are warning our low snowpack could make for one of the most dangerous climbing seasons in years on Mt. Hood.
  • Green
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Health

Portland doctor on rising breast cancer rates

Portland doctor on rising breast cancer ratesBreast cancer rates increasing
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Portland barbershop offering free blood pressure checks

Portland barbershop offering free blood pressure checksThere is a new weapon in the war on one of America's silent killers, and it comes courtesy of your friendly neighborhood barber.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Patient leads bone marrow drive: 'You could possibly save someone'

Patient leads bone marrow drive: 'You could possibly save someone'An OHSU patient with a rare blood disorder is asking you to consider becoming a bone marrow donor.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Small amounts of powdered caffeine can be lethal

Small amounts of powdered caffeine can be lethalSmall amounts of powdered caffeine can be lethal
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
KGW Investigates

Powdered caffeine: A fine line between a jolt and a lethal dose

Powdered caffeine: A fine line between a jolt and a lethal doseJust one teaspoon of powdered caffeine can cause heart failure. So why can anyone buy it cheaply online?
  • KGW Investigates
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
KGW Investigates

Your reactions to KGW's Portland gangs investigation

Your reactions to KGW's Portland gangs investigationHundreds of you weighed in on social media and through our online survey, sharing your thoughts on the best ways to fight gangs.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Vancouver

Clark County closer to indoor ban on e-cigarettes

Clark County closer to indoor ban on e-cigarettesPeople who use electronic cigarettes could face more regulation as the Clark County Board of Health moves forward with an ordinance restricting the use of the devices indoors.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Business

Feds recall 900K Trek bikes after rider paralyzed

Feds recall 900K Trek bikes after rider paralyzedIncluded in the recall are all models of Trek bicycles built from 2000 to 2015 that are equipped with front disc brakes and a black or silver quick-release lever on the front wheel hub
  • Business
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Travel

Google Maps highlights Oregon scenic vistas for Earth Day

Google Maps highlights Oregon scenic vistas for Earth DayThe Google Maps Trekker program has included Oregon in a series of worldwide scenic vistas to celebrate Earth Day 2015.
  • Travel
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
NFL

Nike unveils NFL draft ad campaign featuring Mariota

Nike unveils NFL draft ad campaign featuring MariotaMariota is the second athlete highlighted in a series of "Inner Strength" documentaries being produced by the Oregon company
  • NFL
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
News

Clark County weighs e-cigarette ban in certain public places

Clark County weighs e-cigarette ban in certain public placesThe Clark County Board of Health will consider banning electronic cigarette use in public places where tobacco use is not allowed.
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  • 2 weeks ago
News

Boil water advisory lifted for Tigard's Canterbury area

Boil water advisory lifted for Tigard's Canterbury areaThe city of Tigard on Sunday morning lifted a boil water advisory for the Canterbury area.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
News

Gov. Brown announces plans to boost air quality in 2 counties

Gov. Brown announces plans to boost air quality in 2 countiesGov. Kate Brown announced a $1.5 million program to replace old wood stoves and fireplaces in two Oregon counties.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
News

Southwest Wash. dairy recalls cream amid listeria scare

Southwest Wash. dairy recalls cream amid listeria scareA dairy in southwestern Washington is voluntarily recalling raw milk and cream amid worries about listeria contamination.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

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
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  • 2 weeks, 6 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
  • 2 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 6 days 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
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Button batteries pose serious risk to kids

Button batteries pose serious risk to kids Button batteries pose serious risk to kids
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago