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    Dan Cox, Redmond Fire and Rescue community paramedic

    Learning to live with a chronic condition can help prevent at risk people from developing even more serious health concerns. Many people with diabetes, heart disease, lung disease and other conditions face barriers to good health management. If they're unable to travel to their doctor's office or don't understand how to properly take their medicine or measure their blood sugar or blood pressure, their conditions can spiral out of control.

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4/29/2016Oregon Health Policy Board to meet May 3 at OHSU in PortlandNewMeeting notice
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4/29/2016Hexavalent chromium averages above annual targets, air data showNewPublic health
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4/22/2016Oregon Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Task Force meets April 29 in PortlandMeeting notice
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4/22/2016Tobacco Reduction Advisory Committee to meet April 28Meeting notice
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4/21/2016Most metals in air near glass factories stay at urban concentrationsPublic health
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4/21/2016Cleaner Air Oregon launches public engagement phasePublic health
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4/20/2016MEDIA ADVISORY - Launch of Cleaner Air Oregon engagement process to create health-based air quality regulationsPublic health
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4/19/2016Conference of Local Health Officials meets April 21 in PortlandMeeting notice
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4/19/2016OHA issues statewide advisory recommending limited bass consumptionPublic health
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4/15/2016Hospital Performance Metrics Advisory Committee to meet April 22Meeting notice
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4/15/2016Metrics and Scoring Committee to meet April 22 in WilsonvilleMeeting notice
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4/14/2016Air monitoring shows health concerns from heavy metals still lowPublic health
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4/12/2016Agencies issue statement on Bullseye Glass’s restart of cadmium usePublic health
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4/11/2016Public Health Advisory Board’s Incentives and Funding Subcommittee meets April 18 in PortlandMeeting notice
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4/11/2016Public Health Advisory Board meets April 21 in PortlandMeeting notice
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4/7/2016Weekly air monitoring shows slight increase in hexavalent chromiumPublic health
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4/1/2016OHA publishes 15-year cancer data for areas near glass companiesPublic health
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3/31/2016State approves nursing facility project in LakeviewCertificate of Need
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3/31/2016Air monitoring still showing low levels of metals; health risk also lowPublic health
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3/30/2016Oregon Health Policy Board to meet April 5 in Portland at OHSUMeeting notice
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3/30/2016Marijuana Rules Advisory Committee to meet March 31Meeting notice
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3/24/2016Metals in Portland air samples—and resulting health risk—remain lowPublic health
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3/22/2016Task Force on School Nursing to meet April 1 in SalemMeeting notice
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3/17/2016Agencies revise March 17 news release on new air monitoring, soil sampling dataPublic health
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3/17/2016New data continue to show low health risks for Portland residentsPublic health
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3/17/2016REMINDER - Agencies to provide update on air toxics issue TODAYPublic health
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3/17/2016Oregon Health Authority proposes resolution to 2015 rate disputeCoordinated care
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3/16/2016Agencies set Thursday media briefing on Portland air toxics issuePublic health
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3/15/2016Oregon State Hospital celebrates first anniversary of Junction City campusOregon State Hospital
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3/10/2016State approves nursing facility project in SalemCertificate of Need
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