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    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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State task force approves new opioid prescribing guidelines for Oregon
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12/5/2016State task force approves new opioid prescribing guidelines for OregonPublic health
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; addiction; opioid; guidelines; pain; prescription; cdc
12/2/2016OHA to change testing standards for marijuana productsMedical marijuana, Public health
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced today it is modifying testing standards for medical and recreational marijuana products with new, temporary rules
12/1/2016Oregon launches plan to end new HIV infections in statePublic health
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; aids; hiv; world aids day; prevention; treatment; IPG; prep; test; testing
12/1/2016Reminder - OHA today launches plan to end new HIV transmissionPublic health
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; aids; AIDS; HIV; media; advisory; quilt
11/30/2016Media alert OHA to launch plan to end new HIV transmissionPublic health
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; aids; end aids; media; advisory;
11/30/2016Oregon Health Policy Board to meet December 6 in Portland at OHSUMeeting notice
oregon; health; authority; policy; board; oha; ohpb; meeting; healthcare; workforce; primary; care; payment; reform; public; cco; future
11/29/2016Public Health Advisory Board's Accountability Metrics Subcommittee meets December 6 by webinarMeeting notice
oregon; health; authority; oha;public; board; phab; accountabilitly; metrics; meeting; communicable; disease; environmental; health; emergency; preparedness; modernization
11/28/2016Metrics and Scoring Committee to hold annual retreat December 2 in PortlandMeeting notice
oregon; health; authority; oha; metrics; scoring; committee; meeting; retreat; alignment; equity
11/23/2016Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board to meet December 1 in SalemOregon State Hospital
Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board to meet December 1 in Salem
11/18/2016Oregon State Hospital patient missing from Salem HospitalOregon State Hospital
oregon; health; authority; oha; osh; state; hospital; patient; missing; osp; police
11/15/2016Drop in inappropriate antibiotic use is ‘encouraging,’ but drugs still unnecessarily prescribed for viral infections, reporPublic health
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; report; antibiotics; resistance; aware; cdc
11/15/2016Public Health Advisory Board Accountability Metrics Subcommittee meets November 15 by webinarMeeting notice
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; advisory; phab; accountability; subcommittee; webinar
11/10/2016Oregon Educators Benefit Board director resignsHealth transformation
oregon; health;authority; oha; oebb; educators; benefit; board; raussen; resign; resignation; loretz
11/10/2016Public Health Advisory Board meets November 17 in PortlandMeeting notice
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; advisory; board; phab; metrics; finance; modernization; meeting
11/10/2016Conference of Local Health Officials meets November 17 in EugeneMeeting notice
oregon; health; authority; oha; conference; local; health; officials; clho; meeting; eugene
11/10/2016Metrics Technical Advisory Group to meet November 17Meeting notice
oregon; health; authority; oha; metrics; technical; advisory; meeting
11/9/2016Oregon Health Authority statement directing immediate action to improve corrosion treatment and reduce lead levels in the PPublic health
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; water; pwb; portland; bureau; lead; corrosion; safety
11/7/2016Health advisory lifted Nov. 7 for Howard Bay in Upper Klamath LakePublic health - algae advisory
Health advisory lifted Nov. 7 for Howard Bay in Upper Klamath Lake
11/4/2016OHA releases report demonstrating housing services provided by Oregon’s CCOsCoordinated care
oregon; health; authority; oha; housing; cco; coordinated; care; organization; survey; flexible; spending; medicaid; ohp; cms; waiver
11/3/2016Get the most out of your health coverage in OregonOregon Health Plan
oregon; health; authority; oha; dcbs; insurance; coverage; enrollment; open; ohp; oregon health plan; health.oregon.gov
11/3/2016Health alerts issued for pesticide-tainted marijuana sold at North Bend, Salem, Eugene dispensariesMedical marijuana
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; marijuana; pesticide; tainted; test; fail; Piperonyl butoxide; spinosad; dispensary; Stonies; Green-Way Medicinal; flowr of lyfe; Eugene; Salem; North Bend
11/2/2016Hospital Metrics Technical Advisory Group to meet November 8Meeting notice
oregon; health; authority; oha; metrics; hospital; advisory; meeting
11/1/2016OHA accepting applications for Public Health Advisory BoardPublic health
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; advisory; board; phab; applicant; apply; governor
10/31/2016Public Health Advisory Board Incentives and Funding Subcommittee meets November 8 in PortlandMeeting notice
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; advisory; phab; incentives; funding; subcommittee; meeting; November 8; webinar
10/26/2016Oregon Health Policy Board to meet November 1 in Portland at OHSUHealth transformation
Oregon Health Policy Board to meet November 1 in Portland at OHSU
10/25/2016CMS acting administrator touring Oregon with state officialsHealth transformation
CMS acting administrator touring Oregon with state officials
10/24/2016Public Health Advisory Board Accountability Metrics Subcommittee to meet October 27 by webinarMeeting notice
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; advisory; accountability; metrics; webinar
10/24/2016Air toxics drop to lower and stable levels in Southeast PortlandPublic health - Cleaner air
oregon; health; authority; oha; deq; environmental; quality; air; monitoring; data; portland; bullseye; chromium; arsenic; nickel; daycare; precision; castparts; cadmium
10/21/2016OHA issues health alert for pesticide-tainted marijuanaMedical marijuana
oregon; health; authority; oha; public; marijuana; advisory; tainted; pesticide; spinosad; pot; new leaf; marion; berry; dr jack; doctor jack; poison
10/20/2016State to complete review of need for new psychiatric hospital in Wilsonville by JanuaryCertificate of Need
oregon; health; authority; oha; certificate; need; hospital; psych; psychiatric; mental; wilsonville; affected party; application
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