Data shows power of hospital monopolies

Essay: In perspective

Does reading make you a better person?

Blue Zone Project Oregon accepting applications

Medicaid may cover contraceptives right after delivery

MONEY

Dependents entitled to health insurance confidentiality

Pregnant women fall at same rate as 70-year-old women

Health dispatches

fitness

Grapes and chakras: Winery’s yoga treats mind, body and palate

Soda taxes gaining steam or getting steamrolled?

Doctors get creative to distract kids before surgery

New kidneys 40 years apart show the progress and hurdles of transplants

Pokemon Go leading to massive surge in step counts

Many toddlers fail to get necessary Medicaid renewal at their first birthday

OHA advises pregnant women to avoid Olympics

State: All CO-OP members should find new policies

St. Charles

St. Charles hires five of CEO’s former colleagues

CO-OP announcement coming Monday

medicine

More options for Medicaid patients with back pain

fitness

Can swishing carbs in your mouth improve your race time?

Most snakebite victims caught unawares

nutrition

Can’t do vegetarian? Try flexitarian, which also has health benefits

Health People on the Move

Health Dispatches

Want birth control pills without visiting the doctor? There’s an app for that

Exercise class captures the energy of Carnival

Medical examiner looks to the dead to help the living

Scripps Research gets $120 million to help customize patient care

Q&A

Superbug precursor found in U.S. again, but should you be scared?

St. Charles to spend $66 million on expansion

State tells CO-OP members to hold off on new policies

Need to know

Does vaping harm the heart? 1 study suggests it does

Bend clinic may not be able to admit patients to St. Charles

sickness ... and diagnosis?

Exploring St. Charles’ pricier procedures and the exodus of insurance carriers

He gave her a ring, and she gave him a kidney

Individual health plans in 2017

Oregon’s Health CO-OP shutting down

Medicine

A balloon instead of surgery for weight loss?

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