PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In 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.
During a visit Friday to Redmond Fire and Rescue, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., announced he's introduced legislation to preserve emergency care in rural Oregon by ensuring that rural ambulance service providers are fairly paid for their services.
They are sometimes called the best form of medicine. But starting Oct. 1, St. Charles Health System is cracking down on what could be called an epidemic of unruly pets in the hospitals' rooms and hallways.
"In order to better maintain the cleanliness of its facilities and protect patients from potential infections," St. Charles Health System said Wednesday it will change its pet visitation policy as of Oct. 1 to allow only service animals and approved therapy dogs in its hospitals and clinics.
Tristan Saldana is in eighth grade. He is 14 years old. He likes to swim and play with cars. He also was born with Down syndrome and is this year's Sparrow at Cascade Middle School. And while he was the star of Friday's assembly, a man whose illness sparked the program 22 years ago also was there.
MYRTLE POINT, Ore. (AP) — Authorities 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.
About 100 Central motorcyclists staged their 16th annual Teddy Bear Run Saturday, dropping off more than 1,000 stuffed animals at area hospitals' emergency rooms to ease the troubles of young patients.
Thousands of patients trust their lives in the hands of medical professionals every day, but even the best doctor or nurse can make a mistake while caring for you or someone you love. Here's a list of 10 shocking medical mistakes and ways to not become a victim.