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Multnomah County health officer asks people to wear mask indoors to help overwhelmed hospitals
It's not a mandate, but Multnomah County Health Officer Dr. Jennifer Vines is making the recommendat [...]
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US plans end to mpox public health emergency in January
Cases have plummeted in recent weeks, with just a handful of new infections reported every week in t [...]
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Children's clothing sets recalled over high lead levels
The clothing sets were sold at TJ Maxx, Ross, Burlington, Amazon and other stores from November 2021 [...]
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7 die from flu in Washington state, activity is now 'very high'
State health officials reported over 1,200 new flu cases from Nov. 13-19, which was more than double [...]
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Al Roker rushed back to hospital a day after release, reports say
The "Today" show co-host was originally hospitalized for blood clots earlier this month, but was rel [...]
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Widespread outage shuts down 988 mental health hotline
People can still reach a mental health counselor through the lifeline by texting “988” or openin [...]
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Respiratory illness from several sources puts big stress on health care system
The holiday season is here, but so is a season of sickness. Respiratory illnesses have people headin [...]
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Newberg mom organizes fundraiser on her mission to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis
Christy Rimrodt's daughter Vivian was born with the genetic disease, which affects her body's digest [...]
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