Medicaid backlog

Oregon Health Plan application backlog at 43,000

va funding

Portland VA system to hire 200 new caregivers

Technology preserves organs for transplant

Medicine

Use of IUDs increasing

Dispatches

Health dispatches

Nutrition

Not your coffee’s caffeine; this is lethal

8 fit ways to fight your risk of cancer

Federal funding set to expire on Children’s Health Insurance Program

You give HealthCare.gov info, but does it stay there?

Avid exerciser? Sitting will still kill you

Does Death have favorite days? Seems so

Clinical trial risks: What patients should know may be changing

How to cut back on waste and waist

Washington health officials halt alternative autism treatment

Bend woman helped with Ebola response in Liberia

Medicine

Pediatricians to parents: No devices in the bedrooms

Central Oregon support groups

Health Dispatches

Money

Obamacare fines may surprise some at tax time

Health premiums rise more slowly, but workers shoulder more of cost

How hugs may squeeze their way into our health

Survival of the fittest for beloved exercise DVDs

Fitness

The hottest fitness trends for 2015

Nutrition

Distorting calories through food labels

Will cauliflower steal the spotlight for food in 2015?

4 manageable resolutions you can sink your teeth into

Science Q&A

Age and shingles vaccine

Money

CCO projects $3 million-plus surplus

Fitness

Embrace winter workouts to boost body and mind

Medicine

Healing hallways: Art gallery transforms children’s hospital

Nutrition

Despite menu changes, fast food is still unhealthy

Health People on the Move

Trail angels help keep PCT hikers on the path

Discarded ‘water ventilation’ treatment saves baby

Study helps to narrow down genetic suspects found in autism

Guaranteed health coverage changes lives during first year

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