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KTVZ Bend
Oregon putting $10 million into rural health care effortsprojects were developed during an exhaustive listening tour and process conduct
Oregon putting $10 million into rural health care efforts
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
projects were developed during an exhaustive listening tour and process conducted in a partnership between the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), the Oregon Office of Rural Health (ORH), and the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon limits amount of bass people should eat, due to high mercury levels in waterin Oregon should be limiting how many fish they eat, due to high levels of merc
Oregon limits amount of bass people should eat, due to high mercury levels in water
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
in Oregon should be limiting how many fish they eat, due to high levels of mercury found in many state waterways. An Oregon Health Authority advisory recommends that people eat no more than six meals of bass a month. For pregnant women,... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Oregon approves new temporary air quality regulationsthis time now,” he said. “The cost of these filtration systems is not that much
Oregon approves new temporary air quality regulations
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 days ago
this time now,” he said. “The cost of these filtration systems is not that much, we should put a cap on it, really.” The Oregon Health Authority notes the current regulations limit emissions, but do not cap the total amount of contaminants a... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Public can weigh in on Gov. Brown's plan for cleaner airhealth, environmental health and the economic vitality of our communities,” a r
Public can weigh in on Gov. Brown's plan for cleaner air
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
health, environmental health and the economic vitality of our communities,” a release sent by Multnomah County, the DEQ and Oregon Health Authority said. Toxics in Portland: What you need to know Investigation: Air quality in The Dalles concerns... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Department of Revenue Releases Marijuana Tax Collection Numberswere made by mail. There were 320 dispensaries selling recreational marijuana
Department of Revenue Releases Marijuana Tax Collection Numbers
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 8 days ago
were made by mail. There were 320 dispensaries selling recreational marijuana products in February, according to the Oregon Health Authority. The department says that dispensaries’ first-quarter marijuana tax returns must be postmarked by... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Confronting Oregon's opioid epidemicoverdose. Making naloxone more accessible is another vital piece of the efforts
Confronting Oregon's opioid epidemic
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
overdose. Making naloxone more accessible is another vital piece of the efforts to end opioid abuse. According to the Oregon Health Authority, 20 percent of Oregonians live with chronic pain. Our mothers and fathers, our teachers, our friends... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon reports marijuana tax revenues nearly $7 millionwere made by mail. There were 320 dispensaries selling recreational marijuana p
Oregon reports marijuana tax revenues nearly $7 million
KTVZ Bend / Posted 8 days ago
were made by mail. There were 320 dispensaries selling recreational marijuana products in February, as reported by the Oregon Health Authority. The department said it would like to remind dispensaries that their first-quarter marijuana tax... Read more
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Slate
People Want Marijuana That’s “Natural” and “Organic.” And the Feds Are Harshing Their Mellow.inhaling hydrogen cyanide gas,” says Dave Stone, a toxicologist at Oregon State
People Want Marijuana That’s “Natural” and “Organic.” And the Feds Are Harshing Their Mellow.
Slate / Posted 8 days ago
inhaling hydrogen cyanide gas,” says Dave Stone, a toxicologist at Oregon State University who consulted with the Oregon Health Authority on its list of pesticides that labs should test for in cannabis. So why don’t we have much data on... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
Early sales for recreational edibles loom as pot industry maturessession in February. Here, we revisit these businesses, as they are pressed to
Early sales for recreational edibles loom as pot industry matures
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 8 days ago
session in February. Here, we revisit these businesses, as they are pressed to meet new production standards from the Oregon Health Authority and edibles are evaluated for quality standards before they become available on the market for... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Statewide advisory issued over mercury levels in bassThe Oregon Health Authority is issuing a statewide advisory for bass due to ele
Statewide advisory issued over mercury levels in bass
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 9 days ago
The Oregon Health Authority is issuing a statewide advisory for bass due to elevated levels of mercury found in fish tissue sampled from a number of bodies of water across the state. Tissue samples were taken from 62 bass from 11 water bodies across... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Manziel case to grand jury Thursdaywon't be performing in Mississippi to protest a recently-passed law that is see
Manziel case to grand jury Thursday
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
won't be performing in Mississippi to protest a recently-passed law that is seen as discriminatory. Most Popular The Oregon Health Authority issued a statewide advisory for bass Tuesday due to elevated levels of mercury found in fish… Please... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Rams' GM knows who team is taking No. 1won't be performing in Mississippi to protest a recently-passed law that is see
Rams' GM knows who team is taking No. 1
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
won't be performing in Mississippi to protest a recently-passed law that is seen as discriminatory. Most Popular The Oregon Health Authority issued a statewide advisory for bass Tuesday due to elevated levels of mercury found in fish… Please... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Colts QB Luck still hurtingwon't be performing in Mississippi to protest a recently-passed law that is see
Colts QB Luck still hurting
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
won't be performing in Mississippi to protest a recently-passed law that is seen as discriminatory. Most Popular The Oregon Health Authority issued a statewide advisory for bass Tuesday due to elevated levels of mercury found in fish… Please... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon health officials urge limit on bass consumptionofficials urge limit on bass consumptionElevated mercury levels found in fish f
Oregon health officials urge limit on bass consumption
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
officials urge limit on bass consumptionElevated mercury levels found in fish from East Lake, other water bodies The Oregon Health Authority issued a statewide advisory for bass Tuesday due to elevated levels of mercury found in fish tissue... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Tribal pilot program may point to dental-care future for all Oregonianscare innovation, is now making similar strides to address the barriers to oral
Tribal pilot program may point to dental-care future for all Oregonians
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
care innovation, is now making similar strides to address the barriers to oral health care that many face. Last month, the Oregon Health Authority took a common sense step to improve dental health access by approving a dental pilot project that... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
8 things to know about toxic air in The Dallesnot change the plant’s emissions cap, even though monitoring found levels of th
8 things to know about toxic air in The Dalles
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 12 days ago
not change the plant’s emissions cap, even though monitoring found levels of the chemical naphthalene higher than what the Oregon Health Authority considers healthy for humans to breathe. Naphthalene is one of the chemicals in creosote, a coal-tar... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Insecticide sprayed over part of Portland to kill invasive mothsAsian Gypsy Moths multiply quickly, and if they were to become established in O
Insecticide sprayed over part of Portland to kill invasive moths
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 12 days ago
Asian Gypsy Moths multiply quickly, and if they were to become established in Oregon, it could have huge consequences. The Oregon Health Authority recommends people living in the areas being sprayed stay inside during the spraying and for at least... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Insecticide sprayed over part of Portland to kill invasive mothsAsian Gypsy Moths multiply quickly, and if they were to become established in O
Insecticide sprayed over part of Portland to kill invasive moths
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 12 days ago
Asian Gypsy Moths multiply quickly, and if they were to become established in Oregon, it could have huge consequences. The Oregon Health Authority recommends people living in the areas being sprayed stay inside during the spraying and for at least... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
8 things to know about toxic air in The Dallesnot change the plant’s emissions cap, even though monitoring found levels of th
8 things to know about toxic air in The Dalles
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 13 days ago
not change the plant’s emissions cap, even though monitoring found levels of the chemical naphthalene higher than what the Oregon Health Authority considers healthy for humans to breathe. Naphthalene is one of the chemicals in creosote, a coal-tar... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Gypsy moth spraying set to begin over Portlandthat is used regularly on food crops and for insect control. "Although Btk has
Gypsy moth spraying set to begin over Portland
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 14 days ago
that is used regularly on food crops and for insect control. "Although Btk has an excellent safety record for humans, the Oregon Health Authority, as a precaution, recommends that people stay indoors during spraying and for at least 30 minutes... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Insecticide to be sprayed over parts of Portlandinsecticide during the spraying can cause eye and throat irritation, and in rar
Insecticide to be sprayed over parts of Portland
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 17 days ago
insecticide during the spraying can cause eye and throat irritation, and in rare cases, may trigger asthma attacks. The Oregon Health Authority recommends people living in the areas being sprayed stay inside during the spraying and for at least... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Toxic air in The Dalles concerns residentslimits, the amount of naphthalene in the air has been measured at levels consid
Toxic air in The Dalles concerns residents
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 17 days ago
limits, the amount of naphthalene in the air has been measured at levels considered unsafe for people to breathe. The Oregon Health Authority places a benchmark for breathing naphthalene at less than .03 micrograms per cubic meter (mpcm).... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Toxic air found in The Dalles despite permit from DEQlimits, the amount of naphthalene in the air has been measured at levels consid
Toxic air found in The Dalles despite permit from DEQ
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 17 days ago
limits, the amount of naphthalene in the air has been measured at levels considered unsafe for people to breathe. The Oregon Health Authority places a benchmark for breathing naphthalene at less than .03 micrograms per cubic meter (mpcm).... Read more
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The Columbian
Why Portland’s water hasn’t gotten the lead outwhere we’ve investigated, virtually all of those would be lead paint,” said Dav
Why Portland’s water hasn’t gotten the lead out
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
where we’ve investigated, virtually all of those would be lead paint,” said Dave Leland, drinking water manager for the Oregon Health Authority, which oversees local treatment systems’ compliance with the lead rule. Portland Water Bureau... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Emergency managers from across Oregon meet at Kah-Nee-TaFrom KTVZ.COM The workshop is presented by the Oregon Office of Emergency Mana
Emergency managers from across Oregon meet at Kah-Nee-Ta
KTVZ Bend / Posted 22 days ago
From KTVZ.COM The workshop is presented by the Oregon Office of Emergency Management in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority. It brings together city, county, tribal, state and federal partners from the emergency management... Read more
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Daily Mail
State finds high numbers of bladder cancer near Oregon glassmakerwhich looked at population of about 5,300 A cadmium and arsenic pollution scar
State finds high numbers of bladder cancer near Oregon glassmaker
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
which looked at population of about 5,300 A cadmium and arsenic pollution scare set off string of protests last month Oregon Health Authority eventually concluded residents were at 'low risk' Oregon health officials say they've discovered a... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Environmental activist Erin Brockovich to address Portland air quality SaturdayBrockovich, the well-known environmental activist, will be in Portland to speak
Environmental activist Erin Brockovich to address Portland air quality Saturday
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 27 days ago
Brockovich, the well-known environmental activist, will be in Portland to speak on air quality Saturday, one day after the Oregon Health Authority released 15 years’ worth of information on cancer rates near glass plants in Portland. Bullseye... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
OHA reports uptick in bladder cancer in North Portland hotspotPORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority on Friday released data of the lun
OHA reports uptick in bladder cancer in North Portland hotspot
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 27 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority on Friday released data of the lung and bladder cancer rates for people who lived in the Southeast Portland and North Portland hotspots. Lung and bladder cancer are the diseases most closely associated... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
Marijuana dispensaries soon can sell edibles and extracts to recreational customers“This also brings the concern that not all edibles will have the same THC conce
Marijuana dispensaries soon can sell edibles and extracts to recreational customers
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 30 days ago
“This also brings the concern that not all edibles will have the same THC concentration or potency in all cases.” The Oregon Health Authority still needs to draft clear rules for the manufacturing and distribution of edibles and extracts... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
STDs on the Rise in OregonThere's some alarming new numbers on sexually transmitted diseases in Oregon.
STDs on the Rise in Oregon
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted a month ago
There's some alarming new numbers on sexually transmitted diseases in Oregon. These new numbers are from the Oregon Health Authority. It's part of their chronic diseases summary. This report shows a rise in the most commonly known STDs: Syphilis,... Read more
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examiner.com
Can Ohio afford to not legalize marijuana?Common School Fund; 20% for mental health/alcohol/drug services; 15% for state
Can Ohio afford to not legalize marijuana?
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
Common School Fund; 20% for mental health/alcohol/drug services; 15% for state police; 20% for local law enforcement; 5% to Oregon Health Authority. Revenue from commercial marijuana sales in Colorado is significant. Total marijuana tax revenue... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Cooler heads in FamilyCare dispute with state: Editorial PeakIt seemed that FamilyCare, one of 16 coordinated-care organizations in Oregon,
Cooler heads in FamilyCare dispute with state: Editorial Peak
OregonLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
It seemed that FamilyCare, one of 16 coordinated-care organizations in Oregon, was about to have a messy break-up with the Oregon Health Authority. OHA and FamilyCare have spent months bickering over millions in "overpayments" to FamilyCare that... Read more

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