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December 31 Vol 63 No 26
All About Ebola

December 16 Vol 63 No 25
Teen Pregnancy in Oregon: The Good News

December 2 Vol 63 No 24
Healthy Growth - Young Obesity

November 19 Vol 63 No 23
Trauma-Informed Care

November 12 Vol 63 No 22
Homicides in Oregon

October 29 Vol 63 No 21
Flavored Tobacco: Sweet, Cheap, and Within Kids' Reach

October 8 Vol 63 No 20
Going Viral: Enterovirus D68 and Ebola

September 23 Vol 63 No 19
Outbreaks: Foodborne and Gastrointestinal Oregon - 2013

September 9 Vol 63 No 18
Drug Overdose in Oregon

August 26 Vol 63, No 17
Flu Season: A Sneak Preview

August 12 Vol 63, No 16
Newborn Screening for Severe Immunodeficiency (SCID)

July 29 Vol 63, No 15
Oregon's Changing Population

July 15 Vol 63 No 14
Syphilis Screening: More than meets the eye

July 1 Vol 63 No 13
Clostridium Difficile Infection: Our biggest nosocomial problem?

June 17 Vol 63 No 12
Marijuana Use in Oregon: What we know and what we don't

June 3 Vol 63 No 11
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

May 20 Vol 63 No 10
2013 Oregon Communicable Disease Report

May 6 Vol 63 No 9
Animal Bites in Oregon

April 22 Vol 63 No 8
Tobacco Marketing: What's in store in 2014

April 8 Vol 63 No 7
Nonmedical Exemptions to School Vaccination Requirements

March 25 Vol 63 No 6
The Public Health Response to Community Cancer Clusters

March 11 Vol 63 No 5
The 2014 Adult Immunization Schedules

February 25 Vol 63 No 4
Cervical Dysplasia in Oregon: Screening and HPV vaccine

February 11 Vol 63 No 3
Oregon Crisis Care Guidance: When the going gets tough...

January 28 Vol 63 No 2
Candidemia: Central line and main line

January 14 Vol 63 No 1
Preventing Excessive Alcohol Use: What public health can do (updated 1/22/14)

December 31 Vol 62 No 27
E Cigarettes: Smokeless Does Not Mean Harmless

December 17 Vol 62 No 26
Farewell to a Friend - William E. Keene

December 3 Vol 62 No 25
Beyond Angelina Jolie: Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer

November 19 Vol 62 No 24
The Gonococcus Addressed

November 5 Vol 62 No 23
Prostate Cancer: Embracing the Uncertainty

October 22 Vol 62 No 22
Cryptosporidiosis in Baker City: Proposed Administrative Rule Changes

October 8 Vol 62 No 21
The Health Status of Oregonians

October 1 Vol 62 No 20
Out-of-Hospital Births in Oregon - 2012

September 10 Vol 62 No 19
Influenza Season's Greetings

August 27 Vol 62 No 18
Wildfires, Air Quality and Health

August 16 Vol 62 No 17
Outbreaks of Foodborne and Gastroenteritis Diseases - 2012

July 30 Vol 62 No 16
Measles and Rubella: Learning a Lesson the Hard Way

July 16 Vol 62 No 15
Elevated Blood Lead in Adults

July 15 Vol 62 No 14
Private Guns, Public Health: Firearm Injury in Oregon

June 18 Vol 62 No 13
Childhood Lead Poisoning: Going, But Not Gone

June 4Vol 62 No 12
The Health of Caregivers...Who Cares?

May 21 Vol 62 No 11
2012 Oregon Communicable Disease Summary

May 7 Vol 62 No 10
The 2013 Adult Immunization Schedules

April 23 Vol 62 No 9
Drop Everything; the CRE are Coming!

April 9Vol 62 No 8
The 2013 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedules

March 26 Vol 62 No 7
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in Oregon

March 12 Vol 62 No 6
The Gritty-Nitty on Portland Harbor's PCB Problem

February 26 Vol 62 No 5
And Now: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV

February 12 Vol 62 No 4
Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in Oregon

January 29 Vol 62 No 3
Publifact: Separating Public Health-Related Fact from Fiction

January 15 Vol 62 No 2
Norovirus: Notorious and a New Strain

January 3 Vol 62 No 1
Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease

Dec 18 Vol 61 No 26
Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Public Health Concern

Dec 4 Vol 61, No 25
Preventing Family Violence to Promote Health

Nov 20 Vol 61, No 24
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health

Nov 6 Vol 61, No 23
Treat Latent TB in Just 12 Weeks!

Oct 23 Vol 61, No 22
Pertussis Update

Oct 9 Vol 61, No 21
Risky Business: Dangerous Drugs and Tainted Tattoos

Sep 25 Vol 61, No 20
Syphilis is Back. Big Time!

Sep 11 Vol 61, No 19
Cancer in Oregon

Aug 28 Vol 61, No 18
People, Pigs and Flu

Aug 14 Vol 61, No 17
The ABCs of Hepatitis

July 31 Vol 61, No 16
Of Rodents, Fleas, Cats and Men: A Tale of Yersinia Pestis

July 17 Vol 61, No 15
What is Killing Oregonians: The Public Health Perspective(s)

July 6 Vol 61, No 14
Campylobacteriosis: Common and Becoming Commoner

June 27 Vol 61, No 13
Strawberries, Deer and Other Investigations

June 26 Vol 61, No 12
Traumatic Injuries in Oregon: 2010-2011

June 19 Vol 61, No 11
HPV — ACIP and Mothers Agree: Boys Should be Vaccinated, Too

May 8 Vol 61, No 10
2011 Oregon Communicable Disease Summary

April 24 Vol 61, No 9
Making 1:1,000,000 Good Odds: The Million Hearts Campaign

April 8 Vol 61, No 8
Pertussis: Pertinacious But Still Vaccine-Vulnerable

March 27 Vol 61, No 7
You Can't Always Get What You Want: Designer Drugs, Methemoglobinemia and the Internet

March 13 Vol 61, No 6
What's All this Fuss about Bisphenol A?

February 28 Vol 61, No 5
The 2012 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedules

February 14 Vol 61, No 4
Invasive Meningococcal Disease

January 30 Vol 61, No 3
Hepatitis B Vaccination for Patients with Diabetes

January 17 Vol 61, No 2
Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

January 3 Vol 61, No 1
Public Health Challenges of Incarceration

December 20 Vol 60, No 26
Move It to Soothe It: Physical Activity and Arthritis

December 6 Vol 60, No 25
Helping Oregonians Catch Their Breath: Improving Asthma Management

November 22 Vol 60, No 24
PCV13: Taking It to the Pneumococcus

November 17 Vol 60, No 23
Cryptococcus gattii: The Fungus among Us

November 8 Vol 60, No 22
14 is Too Young to Drink

October 27 Vol 60, No 21
A Prescription for Safe Prescriptions

October 10 Vol 60, No. 20
Social Networks, Not just for Amway: Finding Unrecognized HIV Cases (updated - errata)

September 13 Vol 60, No. 19
Foodborne Illness: How Big a Problem?

August 30 Vol 60, No 18
Influenza: Pre-Season Primer

August 16 Vol 60, No 17
Living Well: Helping Patients Help Themselves

August 2 Vol 60, No 16
Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite

July 21 Vol 60, No 15
Sproßen Machen Krank: E. Coli O104 Strikes Europe

July 5 Vol 60, No 14
Pediatric Window Falls: Children Can't Fly

June 21 Vol 60, No 13
Mycobacterium tuberculosis: var. xenophilum

June 6 Vol 60, No 12
If You Can't Stand the Heat, Find an Air Conditioner

May 24 Vol 60, No 11
Employee Wellness: Healthcare Sector "Walks the Talk"

May 10 Vol 60, No 10
What's Your Electronic Health Record "Meaningful Use" IQ?

April 26 Vol 60, No 9
Communicable Disease Summary 2010 -- Benchmarks or Bust

April 12 Vol 60, No. 8
The 2011 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedules

March 29 Vol. 60, No. 7
Everything Your Patients Want to Know about Radiation* (and aren't afraid to ask)

March 15 Vol. 60, No. 6
Oregon's Death With Dignity Act: Thirteen Years

March 1 Vol. 60, No. 5
Influenza Antiviral Agents: New Recommendations

February 15 Vol. 60, No. 4
Tipping the Scales During Pregnancy

February 1 Vol. 60, No. 3
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: Supersized Containers and Consumers

January 18 Vol. 60, No. 2
Preventing Coronary Heart Disease in People Living with HIV/AIDS

January 4 Vol. 60, No. 1
The Decade of Hepatitis C

December 21 Vol. 59, No. 26
A Tale of Two Viruses: Hepatitis C and HIV Coinfection

December 7 Vol. 59, No. 25
Hookah Smoking by Oregon Youth: A Burning Issue

November 22 Vol. 59, No. 24
Meningococcal Disease: Oregon Update

November 9 Vol. 59, No. 23
HIV/AIDS in Oregon Latinos

November 2 Vol. 59, No. 22
Immunization of Adolescents

October 12 Vol. 59, No. 21
Public Health Consequences of Disasters

September 28 Vol. 59, No. 20
The Community Guide: Public Health Interventions that Work!

September 14 Vol. 59, No. 19
Shining Some Sunlight on Vitamin D

August 31 Vol. 59, No. 18
Prevention of Rabies: Five Vignettes

August 17 Vol. 59, No. 17
Preparation H1N1 et al.: Influenza Vaccination, 2010-2011

August 3 Vol. 59, No. 16
Prevailing Attitudes towards Mental Illness in Oregon

July 27 Vol. 59, No. 15
Recent Multi-State Outbreak Investigations

July 20 Vol. 59, No. 14
Injuries Aren't "Accidents": Public Health's Approach to Injury Control

July 6 Vol. 59, No. 13
Tobacco Use by Low-Income Oregonians: A Continuing Challenge

June 6 Vol. 59, No. 12
Youth and the "Choking Game" in Oregon

May 25 Vol. 59, No. 11
That Was The Year That Was: Communicable Disease Summary 2009

May 11 Vol. 59, No. 10
Shake the Salt

April 27 Vol. 59, No. 09
Homicide-Suicide in Oregon

April 13 Vol. 59, No. 08
What's Pneu in Pneumococcal Disease?

March 30 Vol. 59, No. 07
Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: Is It Working?

March 16 Vol. 59, No. 06
Oh, What a Tangled Web...

March 2 Vol. 59, No. 05
You Snooze, You Win!

February 16 Vol. 59, No. 04
Colorectal Cancer Screening: Getting Your Patients' Rears in Gear

February 2 Vol. 59, No. 03
Recommended Immunization Schedules - 2010

January 19 Vol. 59, No. 02
Out with the Old, In with the New Disease Reporting Rules

January 5 Vol. 59, No. 01
Rotavirus: Another Vaccine-Preventable Disease

December 22 Vol. 58, No. 26
Screening for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus in Oregon

December 15 Vol. 58, No. 25
Acute Pesticide Poisoning in Oregon: An Incomplete View?

December 8 Vol. 58, No. 24
New! Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

November 20 Vol. 58, No. 23
Influenza: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

October 27 Vol. 58, No. 22
Fact of Fiction: Perceived Knowledge of Asthma Self-Management

October 13 Vol. 58, No. 21
Algae Blooms: An Emerging Public Health Concern

September 29 Vol. 58, No. 20
Opioid-Related Poisoning Deaths in Oregon

September 15 Vol. 58, No. 19
Screen Media--Unplug It For Children

September 1 Vol. 58, No. 18
Guillain-Barre Syndrome: Should We Worry?

August 25 Vol. 58, No. 17
Rear Facing Car Seats-Safest for Infants and Toddlers

August 24 Vol. 58, No. 16
Pandemic H1N1: Getting Ready for Flu Season

July 28 Vol. 58, No. 15
Foodborne Disease: Physician Primer

July 21 Vol. 58, No. 14
Examining Induced Abortions and Related Trends in Oregon

July 8 Vol. 58, No. 13
Insights From Chocolate Chip Cookies

June 23 Vol. 58, No. 12
Smokefree Healthcare Campuses: An Important Next Step

June 9 Vol. 58, No. 11
Postpartum Screening of Gestational Diabetes: Delaying Onset of Diabetes

May 26 Vol. 58, No. 10
Animal Bites in Oregon

May 12 Vol. 58, No. 09
CD Facts and Stats-Oregon, 2008

May 4 Vol. 58, No. 08
A Novel H1N1 Influenza Virus (né "swine flu) Arrives

March 31 Vol. 58, No. 07
TB Alert: Pesky NAAT Season

March 17 Vol. 58, No. 06
The 2009 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedules

March 3 Vol. 58, No. 05
Obesity in Oregon, Part 2: Menu Labeling Helps Consumers

February 17 Vol. 58, No. 04
Obesity in Oregon, Part 1: Causes and Policy Solutions

February 3 Vol. 58, No. 03
Suicides Increase Among Middle-Aged Women

January 20 Vol. 58, No. 02
Norovirus Outbreaks in Nursing Homes

January 6 Vol. 58, No. 01
Arthritis can be a Real Pain in the Joint

December 23 Vol. 57, No. 26
Diet, Exercise and Smoking Cessation: The New HIV Cocktail

December 9 Vol. 57, No. 25
Climate Change and Communicable Disease

November 25 Vol. 57, No. 24
Like Wine and Cheese, We Can Improve With Age

November 11 Vol. 57, No. 23
Routine HIV Testing All Your Patients: It's Quicker an Easier Than You Think

October 30 Vol. 57, No. 22
Salmonellosis and Campylobacteriosis in Infants

October 14 Vol. 57, No. 21
Winded at Work

September 30 Vol. 57, No. 20
Hepatitis C Surveillance in Oregon: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

September 16 Vol. 57, No. 19
Defying Gravity: Preventing Falls Among Older Adults

September 2 Vol. 57, No. 18
Vaccines and Antivirals: Flogging the Flu

August 19 Vol. 57, No. 17
Zoonoses II: Parasitic Infections

August 5 Vol. 57, No. 16
Zoonoses I: Lyme disease and Bacterial Pet-Borne Infections

July 22 Vol. 57, No. 15
Tuberculosis in Oregon: Going But Not Gone

July 8 Vol. 57, No. 14
What's New with Births in Oregon?

June 24 Vol. 57, No. 13
Hope for Herpes Zoster

June 10 Vol. 57, No. 12
Lung Cancer in Oregon: Where We are at and What We can do About It

May 27 Vol. 57, No. 11
Diabetes Care in Oregon: Better but not Best

May 13 Vol. 57, No. 10
CD Facts and Stats--Oregon, 2007

April 29 Vol. 57, No. 9
The Scoop on Breastfeeding and PCBs

April 15 Vol. 57, No. 8
Death and Taxes in Oregon

April 1 Vol. 57, No. 7
Measles: A Tale of Two Countries

March 18 Vol. 57, No. 6
A Look at HIV Prevention Strategies in Oregon

March 4 Vol. 57, No. 5
Adenovirus Type 14: Not Just Another URI

February 22 Vol. 57, No. 4
Golden Years, Hidden Fears

February 5 Vol. 57, No. 3
The 2008 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule

January 22 Vol. 57, No. 2
Maternal Smoking in Oregon: Helping Moms Quit

January 8 Vol. 57, No. 1
Tapeworms: A Communicable Cause of Seizures

December 25 Vol. 56, No. 26
Getting HIV Patients into Care and Keeping Them There

December 11 Vol. 56, No. 25
Chickenpox: Epidemiology and Prevention Update

November 27 Vol. 56, No. 24
It's a Cryin' Shame: Shaken Baby Syndrome in Oregon

November 13 Vol. 56, No. 23
MRSA-Part 2: Invasive MRSA Infection in Oregon

October 30 Vol. 56, No. 22
MRSA Superbug? Part I

October 16 Vol. 56, No. 21
Knowing Your ABCs: Spotlight on Oregon's Active Bacterial Core Program

October 2 Vol. 56, No. 20
D/C Annual TSTs in HCWs and LTC

September 18 Vol. 56, No. 19
Drinking Him Under the Table Confers No Bragging Rights

September 4 Vol. 56, No. 18
Geographic Disparities in Pediatric Asthma Control

August 21 Vol. 56, No. 17
Time to Screen for Depression

August 7 Vol. 56, No. 16
Prevention of Premature Interments: Influenza 2007-2008

July 24 Vol. 56, No. 15
Illness Associated with Aquatic Recreation

July 10 Vol. 56, No. 14
Hyperlipidemia: a Stealthy Purveyor of Pestilence

June 26 Vol. 56, No. 13
Back to Bite Us: West Nile Virus

June 12 Vol. 56, No. 12
Risky Business: Teen Sexual Behaviors and Consequences

May 29 Vol. 56, No. 11
Medical Evaluation of Internationally Adopted Children

May 15 Vol. 56, No. 10
When the Weather Gets Hot, Be Cool But Stay Safe

May 1 Vol. 56, No. 9
Vibriosis in Oregon

April 17 Vol. 56, No. 8
More Than Skin Deep - Blood Assay for Tuberculosis Arrives in Oregon

April 3 Vol. 56, No. 7
Communicable Disease Reporting: Oregon, 2006

March 20 Vol. 56, No. 6
Arsenic, Drinking Water, and Environmental Exposure

March 6 Vol. 56, No. 5
Controlling Cancer in Oregon

February 20 Vol. 56, No. 4
Divide and Conquer:The 2007 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule

February 6 Vol. 56, No. 3
An Overview of Outbreak Investigations, 2006

January 23 Vol. 56, No. 2
Tools in the Trenches: What Clinicians Can Do About Poor Fitness, Obesity, and Chronic Disease

January 9 Vol. 56, No. 1
Disordered Eating Behaviors: Which Teens are at Highest Risk?

December 26 Vol. 55, No. 26
Adult Immunization Schedule, October 2006-September 2007

December 12 Vol. 55, No. 25
Heads Up: Preventing Head Injury in Teen Sports

November 28 Vol. 55, No. 24
Operators are Standing By: Helping All Your Patients Quit Smoking

November 14 Vol. 55, No. 23
An Outbreak of Hemorrhagic Escherichiosis Traced to Spinach

October 31 Vol. 55, No. 22
Screening Oregon Newborns for Cystic Fibrosis

October 17 Vol. 55, No. 21
Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: A Potent Ally in Cervical Cancer Prevention

October 3 Vol. 55, No. 20
High Blood Pressure Management: Are Your Patients Getting the Message?

September 19 Vol. 55, No. 19
Welcome to Oregon! When was your last TB test?

September 5 Vol. 55, No. 18
Minimizing Interludes of Grief: Influenza 2006-2007

August 22 Vol. 55, No. 17
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (and Lungs)

August 8 Vol. 55, No. 16
Bullying, Depression and Suicide Among Oregon Youth

July 25 Vol. 55, No. 15
Those Summer Bites

July 11 Vol. 55, No. 14
All in the Family: Collecting Family History Information

June 27 Vol. 55, No. 13
Hanta Helper

June 13 Vol. 55, No. 12
Hepatitis Vaccination Gets an A

May 30 Vol. 55, No. 11
Slicing the Pie-CD Stats for 2005

May 16 Vol. 55, No. 10
Children and All-Terrain Vehicles: One Size Does Not Fit All

May 2 Vol. 55, No. 9
Mumps in the Midwest

April 18 Vol. 55, No. 8
Patients Exposed to Asbetos: What's a Provider To Do?

April 4 Vol. 55, No. 7
Perceived Risk of Developing Diabetes Among High-Risk Oregonians: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

March 21 Vol. 55, No. 6
Clearing the Smoke Away From Bed-Sharing

March 7 Vol. 55, No. 5
New Pertussis Vaccines for Adolescents and Adults

February 21 Vol. 55, No. 4
The 2006 Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedules

February 7 Vol. 55, No. 3
Nicotine Replacement - It Makes a Difference

January 24 Vol. 55, No. 2
The Birth Dose of Hepatitis B Vaccine: Why It's Recommended

January 10 Vol. 55, No. 1
Be CAGEy With Your Patients

December 27 Vol. 54, No. 26
Avian Influenza: Know When the Sky Is Falling

December 13 Vol. 54, No. 25
Gonorrhea Rates Are Up - NAATurally

November 29 Vol. 54, No. 24
Depression and Chronic Disease: Double Trouble

November 15 Vol. 54, No. 23
Oregon's Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education (AWARE)

November 1 Vol. 54, No. 22
Earthquakes and Volcanoes - Underestimated Hazards

October 18 Vol. 54, No. 21
HIV Prevention in the Clinical Setting

October 4 Vol. 54, No. 20
Preventing Osteoporotic Fractures

September 20 Vol. 54, No. 19
Asthma and Air Pollution: Is There A Link?

September 6 Vol. 54, No. 18
Influenza 2005-2006: No Emergency (Yet)

August 23 Vol. 54, No. 17
Focus on the 4th DTaP

August 9 Vol. 54, No. 16
Meningococcal Vaccination: New ACIP Recommendations

July 26 Vol. 54, No. 15
Campy Season

July 12 Vol. 54, No. 14
Demystifying Treatment of Tuberculosis

June 28 Vol. 54, No. 13
Asthma: Self-Management and Self-Delusion

June 14 Vol. 54, No. 12
Borborygmi Revisited: Oregon GI Outbreaks 1998-2005

May 31 Vol. 54, No. 11
Why Didn't Noah Swat Those Two Mosquitoes?

May 17 Vol. 54, No. 10
Fatal Behaviors-What's Really Killing Oregonians

May 3 Vol. 54, No. 9
Pertussis Prophylaxis-Passé ?

April 19 Vol. 54, No. 8
Screening Through the Life Cycle

April 5 Vol. 54, No. 7
Pertussis Prevails in 2004-Oregon Reportable Disease Summary

March 22 Vol. 54, No. 6
Helping Pregnant Smokers Quit and Stay Quit

March 8 Vol. 54, No. 5
MRSA 2005: The New Normal
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February 22 Vol. 54, No. 4
Elder Suicide in Oregon

February 8 Vol. 54, No. 3
The Heart of the Matter-Cardiac Disease in Oregon

January 25 Vol. 54, No. 2
Putting the P in 'Pestilence'-Plague

January 11 Vol. 54, No. 1
No Child Left Behind-Catch-up Immunization Schedule

December 28 Vol. 53, No. 26
A Disease Most Fowl—Chickenpox in the Third Millenium

December 14 Vol. 53, No. 25
HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services

November 30 Vol. 53, No. 24
Hepatitis C Update

November 16 Vol. 53, No. 23
The Face of Cancer in Oregon

November 2 Vol. 53, No. 22
Losing Our Grippe: Fighting Flu Without Vaccine

October 19 Vol. 53, No. 21
Responding to Parental Concerns About Vaccination

October 5 Vol. 53, No. 20
Oregon's Influenza Education and Prioritization Plan 2004–2005

September 21 Vol. 53, No. 19
HIV Reporting and Referral Services

September 7 Vol. 53, No. 18
Battling the Influenza Invasion: 2004–2005

August 24 Vol. 53, No. 17
Controlling Arthritis Morbidity — A Joint Effort

August 10 Vol. 53, No. 16
Botulinum Toxin—From Botox® to Bioterrorism

July 27 Vol. 53, No. 15
Introducing the New Childhood Lead Screening Questionnaire

July 13 Vol. 53, No. 14
Shigellosis at the Fountain of Youth

June 29 Vol. 53, No. 13
Perinatal HIV Testing—Why the Continued Focus?

June 15 Vol. 53, No. 12
No SARS, No West Nile, but lots of Pertussis: Reportable Diseases 2003

June 1 Vol. 53, No. 11
Assessing for Problem Gambling Pays Off

May 18 Vol. 53, No. 10
Pregnant Women and Physical Abuse

May 4 Vol. 53, No. 9
Tick Talk

April 20 Vol. 53, No. 8
Tobacco and Asthma—Enough to Take Your Breath Away

April 6 Vol. 53, No. 7
Chick-Associated Salmonellosis

March 23 Vol. 53, No. 6
Pesticide Poisoning from Synthetic Pyrethroids

March 9 Vol. 53, No. 5
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule

February 24 Vol. 53, No. 4
Risky Business: Teen Sex

February 10 Vol. 53, No. 3
Outbreak Investigations in Oregon 1998–2003

January 27 Vol. 53, No. 2
Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention (or, Sigmoidoscopy, Anyone?)

January 13 Vol. 53, No. 1
Oregon Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education (AWARE)

December 30 Vol. 52, No. 26
Pertussis—Whooping it up in Oregon

December 16 Vol. 52, No. 25
Influenza: News You Can Use

December 2 Vol. 52, No. 24
Pre-diabetes: Borderline No More

November 18 Vol. 52, No. 23
Non-prescription Pharmacy Access to Sterile Syringes in Oregon

November 4 Vol. 52, No. 22
Norwalk-like Viruses

October 21 Vol. 52, No. 21
Stroke Mortality in Oregon: Leading the Way (and not too happy about it)

October 7 Vol. 52, No. 20
Intimate Partner Violence—Do Ask, Do Tell

September 23 Vol. 52, No. 19
A Rash of Syphilis

September 9 Vol. 52, No. 18
New TB Treatment Guidelines

August 26 Vol. 52, No. 17
Preparations for the 2003-2004 Influenza Epidemic

August 12 Vol. 52, No. 16
Children in Methamphetamine "Labs" in Oregon

July 29 Vol. 52, No. 15
Bunny Rabbits and Bioterrorism — Tularemia

July 15 Vol. 52, No. 14
Methadone Deaths (and Distribution) on the Rise

July 1 Vol. 52, No. 13
Coming Soon: West Nile Virus

June 17 Vol. 52, No. 12
HIV Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Snapshot of Oregon

June 3 Vol. 52, No. 11
Down With Streptococcus Pneumoniae

May 20 Vol. 52, No. 10
Lung Cancer in Oregon

May 6 Vol. 52, No. 9
Look Ma, No SARS! (Reportable Diseases, 2002)

April 22 Vol. 52, No. 8
The Sobering Facts on Kids and Drinking

April 8 Vol. 52, No. 7
SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

March 25 Vol. 52, No. 6
Preparing for a Chemical Terrorist Attack—A Primer
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March 11 Vol. 52, No. 5
Traumatic Brain Injury in Oregon

February 25 Vol. 52, No. 4
Introducing the Adult Immunization Schedule corrected September 03

February 11 Vol. 52, No. 3
Screening for Cervical Cancer, 2003

January 28 Vol. 52, No. 2
HIV Reporting in Oregon: One Year Later

January 14 Vol. 52, No. 1
Where's My Smallpox Vaccine?

December 31 Vol. 51, No. 27
Disease Reporting—A New Dawn

December 17 Vol. 51, No. 26
Oregon's Campaign to Promote Judicious Use of Antibiotics

December 3 Vol. 51, No. 25
Prevention of Neonatal Group B Strep Infection—the Jury Is In

November 19 Vol. 51, No. 24
The Cure for "Hamster Health Care"

November 5 Vol. 51, No. 23
Preventing Falls in the Elderly

October 22 Vol. 51, No. 22
What's Your Death I.Q.?

October 8 Vol. 51, No. 21
Asthma—It's Nothing to Wheeze At

September 24 Vol. 51, No. 20
Preparations for the 2002-2003 Influenza Epidemic

September 13 Vol. 51, No. 19
Hemorrhagic Escherichiosis From A County Fair

August 27 Vol. 51, No. 18
West Nile Virus — Moving Wester

August 13 Vol. 51, No. 17
Newborn Screening—This Baby's Taking Off

July 30 Vol. 51, No. 16
Oregonians Getting Older (and Better?)

July 17 Vol. 51, No. 15
Advent of Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

July 2 Vol. 51, No. 14
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Oregon

June 18 Vol. 51, No. 13
A Decade of Disease (CD Review)

June 4 Vol. 51, No. 12
Cesarean Births in Oregon

May 21 Vol. 51, No. 11
Emergency Contraception Pills and the Need for Advance Prescriptions

May 7 Vol. 51, No. 10
Photo-dermatitis from Giant Hogweed

April 23 Vol. 51, No. 9
Animal Bites and the Risk of Rabies

April 9 Vol. 51, No. 8
Ask the Hard Questions: Intimate Partner Violence and Health-Care Providers

March 26 Vol. 51, No. 7
Successes in Oregon's Tobacco Trenches

March 12 Vol. 51, No. 6
Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule, U.S. 2002

February 26 Vol. 51, No. 5
Bigger Is Not Always Better

February 12 Vol. 51, No. 4
Smallpox: Spread, Control and Counterintuition

January 29 Vol. 51, No. 3
Prostate Cancer: to Screen or not to Screen

January 15 Vol. 51, No. 2
Vaccine Shortages Trigger Exclusion Exemptions

January 1 Vol. 51, No. 1
Linkage to Medical Care for HIV-Positive People

December 18 Vol. 50, No. 27
An Ongoing Tuberculosis Outbreak in Oregon

December 4 Vol. 50, No. 26
What About Smallpox?

November 20 Vol. 50, No. 25
Oregon's Campaign to Promote Judicious Use of Antibiotics

November 6 Vol. 50, No. 24
Breast Cancer in Oregon—Update

October 23 Vol. 50, No. 23
Boost 'Em Before You Buckle 'Em

October 19 Vol. 50, No. 22
Bioterrorism: Priority Agents

October 9 Vol. 50, No. 21
Preparations for Blitz-Katarrh

September 25 Vol. 50, No. 20
Abortion Trends in Oregon

September 11 Vol. 50, No. 19
HIV Reporting Begins October 1, 2001

August 28 Vol. 50, No. 18
Too Much of the Good Life—Cardiovascular Disease in Oregon

August 14 Vol. 50, No. 17
Happy and Health-Wise: Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life

July 31 Vol. 50, No. 16
Influenza Vaccine Education and Prioritization Plan 2001-2002

July 17 Vol. 50, No. 15
Legal Notice—Proposed Changes to Disease Reporting and Other Rules

July 3 Vol. 50, No. 14
Foodborne Disease: An Extra Short Primer for Physicians

June 19 Vol. 50, No. 13
Arthritis Swelling Among Oregonians

June 5 Vol. 50, No. 12
Something in the Air (and the Water, and the Food...)

May 22 Vol. 50, No. 11
Are We Losing Ground in HIV Prevention?

May 9 Vol. 50, No. 10
Annual Communicable Disease Review

April 24 Vol. 50, No. 9
Colorectal Cancer

April 10 Vol. 50, No. 8
Keeping Kids Alive - What's Killing Kids in Oregon?

March 27 Vol. 50, No. 7
Death Certificates and You, the Certifying Physician

March 13 Vol. 50, No. 6
The "Other Pox": Varicella Vaccine Update

February 27 Vol. 50, No. 5
Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule

February 13 Vol. 50, No. 4
Identifying and Preventing Youth's Suicidal Behavior

January 30 Vol. 50, No. 3
Tobacco Prevention: It's Working on Many Levels

January 16 Vol. 50, No. 2
Whither Polio?

January 2 Vol. 50, No. 1
Bioterrorism: Could It Happen Here?

December 19 Vol. 49, No. 26
Fertile Women Need to Take Multivitamins With Folic Acid

December 5 Vol. 49, No. 25
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

November 21 Vol. 49, No. 24
Lead Poisoning Has Not Gone Away

November 7 Vol. 49, No. 23
Health Care Providers are the Key to Helping Female Domestic Violence Victims 

October 24 Vol. 49, No. 22
The Oregon Immunization Survey of Two-Year-Olds 

October 10 Vol. 49, No. 21
Tuberculosis Elimination or Another Cycle of Neglect? 

September 26 Vol. 49, No. 20
Influenza Vaccine Contingency Guidelines 

September 12 Vol. 49, No. 19
The Rise of Diabetes in Oregon 

August 29 Vol. 49, No. 18
Treating Depressed Patients 

August 17 Vol. 49, No. 17
STD Treatment Guidelines

August 1 Vol. 49, No. 16
HCV UPDATE: Testing and Treatment 

July 18 Vol. 49, No. 15
Meningococcal Vaccine and College Students 

July 4 Vol. 49, No. 14
Cancer Clusters: Common Cause or Chance?

June 20 Vol. 49, No. 13
Managing Drug Resistance in Long-term-care Facilities

June 6 Vol. 49, No. 12
Risk Behaviors in Persons Using HIV Counseling and Testing Sites in Oregon

May 23 Vol. 49, No. 11
Newborn Screening in Oregon Poised to Break the Sound Barrier 

May 9 Vol. 49, No. 10
More Ado about the Health Services Website 

April 25 Vol. 49, No. 9
Salmonellosis Associated with Baby Chicks

April 12 Vol. 49, No. 8
Oregon's Death with Dignity Act: The Second Year 

March 28 Vol. 49, No. 7
What’s Killing our Kids? 1998 Oregon Child Fatalities 

March 14 Vol. 49, No. 6
Hepatitis C Update 

March 1 Vol. 49, No. 5
Asthma Treatment Guidelines

February 15 Vol. 49, No. 4
Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule - United States, 2000 

February 1 Vol. 49, No. 3
Leading Causes of Death and Related Behaviors 

January 18 Vol. 49, No. 2
Syphilis Elimination 

January 5 Vol. 49, No. 1
The Specter of Bioterrorism

December 22 - Vol. 48, No. 26
Pyloric Stenosis in Infants Following Erythromycin Prophylaxis 

December 7 - Vol. 48, No. 25
Hepatitis A: Recommendations for Child Vaccinations in Oregon 

November 23 - Vol. 48, No. 24
Obesity Epidemic Hits Oregon

November 15 - Vol. 48, No. 23
Weapon-Carrying High School Students

November 3 - Vol. 48, No. 22
Breast Cancer in Oregon: Bad News and Good News

October 12 - Vol. 48, No. 21
HIV and the Path of Least Resistance

September 27 - Vol. 48, No. 20
Your Patients are Quitting Smoking! 

September 14 - Vol. 48, No. 19
Prevention of Febris Catarrhalis Epidemica

September 7 - Vol. 48, No. 18
Injury-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths in Oregon 

August 17 - Vol. 48, No. 17
Gonorrhea in Oregon: A Risk of Intimacy 

August 3 - Vol. 48, No. 16
Infant Mortality 

July 20 - Vol. 48, No. 15
Rotavirus Vaccine 

July 6 - Vol. 48, No. 14
Salmonellosis from Unpasteurized Orange Juice 

June 22 - Vol. 48, No. 13
ACIP Recommendations for Lyme Disease 

June 8 - Vol. 48, No. 12
Successful Aging 

May 25 - Vol. 48, No. 11
Preventing the Real Phantom Menace: TB Infection 

May 11 - Vol. 48, No. 10
Health Issues Among Migrant/Seasonal Farm Workers 

April 27 - Vol. 48, No. 09
1998 Handicapper: Communicable Diseases in Review 

April 13 - Vol. 48, No. 08
Men and Women Behaving Badly: Support Your Patients' Lifestyle Changes 

March 30 - Vol. 48, No. 07
Life After Latex: Alternatives to Latex Gloves 

March 16 - Vol. 48, No. 06
A Year of Dignified Death 

March 2 - Vol. 48, No. 05
Another Outbreak of Alfalfa Sprout-Associated Salmonellosis

February 17 - Vol. 48, No. 04
Oregon's Tobacco Prevention and Education Program 

February 2 - Vol. 48, No. 03
ALERT: Oregon's Immunization Registry 

January 19 - Vol. 48, No. 02
Integrating HIV-Prevention Strategies into Clinical Practice 

January 5 - Vol. 48, No. 01
Serological Testing for Hepatitis B: A Short Review 

December 22 - Vol. 47, No. 26
Listeria Hysteria

December 8 - Vol. 47, No. 25
The Oregon Tobacco Quit Line (1-877-270-STOP)

November 24 - Vol. 47, No. 24
Food Practices and Diarrheal Diseases: Vox Populi

November 10 - Vol. 47, No. 23
Chlamydial Contemplations

October 27 - Vol. 47, No. 22
Cancer in Oregonians

October 13 - Vol. 47, No. 21
Ceramic and Pottery Cookware: A Potential Source of Pb

September 29 - Vol. 47, No. 20
Pneumococcal Disease: Common...Deadly...Preventable

September 15 - Vol. 47, No. 19
Latex Allergy Alert—Risks to Health Care Providers and Patients

September 1 - Vol. 47, No. 18
Grippe: Memento Mori 

August 18 - Vol. 47, No. 17
Tuberculosis Update

August 4 - Vol. 47, No. 16
Preventive Care for Oregonians with Diabetes

July 21 - Vol. 47, No. 15
Unintentional Drowning in Oregon

July 7 - Vol. 47, No. 14
Sleeping Position and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

June 23 - Vol. 47, No. 13
Pertussis: The Cough That Still Won't Go Away

June 9 - Vol. 47, No. 12
The Changing Face of the AIDS Epidemic

May 26 - Vol. 47, No. 11
Tobacco Cessation & the 4 A'S

May 12 - Vol. 47, No. 10
Toxic Pesticide Exposures

April 28 - Vol. 47, No. 09
Communicable Diseases in Oregon: 1997 in Review

April 14 - Vol. 47, No. 08
A Guide to the OHS's Web Site

March 31 - Vol. 47, No. 07
Group B Streptococcal Sepsis in Infants

March 17 - Vol. 47, No. 06
Sporadic Cases of Hemorrhagic Escherichiosis

March 3 - Vol. 47, No. 05
Radioactive I-131 Exposures: Resources Are on the Way

February 17 - Vol. 47, No. 04
Physician Counseling for Cardiovascular Disease

February 3 - Vol. 47, No. 03
Ocular Reactions Following Transfusion of Leukocyte-Depleted Blood

January 20 - Vol. 47, No. 02
Anogenital Papillomavirus Infections

January 6 - Vol. 47, No. 01
New Pediatric Immunization Schedules

December 23 - Vol. 46, No. 26
A/H5N1 Influenza in Hong Kong

December 9 - Vol. 46, No. 25
Pediatric Plumbism: Revised (Lead) Screening Guidelines

November 25 - Vol. 46, No. 24
Suicidal Thoughts, Suicidal Deaths

November 11 - Vol. 46, No. 23
Physician-Assisted Suicide

October 28 - Vol. 46, No. 22
The Oregon Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

October 14 - Vol. 46, No. 21
VISA: Not Welcome Here

September 30 - Vol. 46, No. 20
Tuberculosis and HIV Infection: More Than the Sum of the Parts

September 16 - Vol. 46, No. 19
Influenza: Recommendations for the Coming Plague

September 2 - Vol. 46, No. 18
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcal Infections

August 19 - Vol. 46, No. 17
Summary Communicable Disease Data for 1996 (Selected Diseases)

August 5 - Vol. 46, No. 16
Hemochromatosis: A Common (yet Preventable) Chronic Disease

July 22 - Vol. 46, No. 15
Exercise: Live Long and Prosper

July 8 - Vol. 46, No. 14
Screening for HIV Infection during routine Prenatal Care

June 24 - Vol. 46, No. 13
Pertussis: The Cough that Won't Go Away

June 10 - Vol. 46, No. 12
Home-Canned Enterotoxin

May 27 - Vol. 46, No. 11
Diabetes Guidelines Distributed...The Spending Smokescreen

May 13 - Vol. 46, No. 10
Heaven's Gate? Internet Portals for Health Providers

April 29 - Vol. 46, No. 09
Health Insurance and Access to Health Care in Oregon

April 15 - Vol. 46, No. 08
Deer: A New Source of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 Infections

April 1 - Vol. 46, No. 07
Physician Stool Culturing Practices in Oregon

March 18 - Vol. 46, No. 06
Premature Death Among African-Americans and American Indians

March 4 - Vol. 46, No. 05
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: A Silent and Deadly Threat

February 18 - Vol. 46, No. 04
Home Collection Kits for HIV Testing

February 4 - Vol. 46, No. 03
ACIP/AAP Recommendations for Hepatitis A Immunization

January 21 - Vol. 46, No. 02
ACIP Recommendations for Use of Varicella Vaccine

January 7 - Vol. 46, No. 01
Keeping Track of Abortions in Oregon

December 24 - Vol. 45, No. 26
STDs and Unwanted Pregnancy; Annual Index

Dece?mber 10 - Vol. 45, No. 25
Surveillance for Invasive Pneumococcal Infections

November 26 - Vol. 45, No. 24
E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak from Unpasteurized Juice (Odwalla)

November 12 - Vol. 45, No. 23
Diabetes: The Rodney Dangerfield of Diseases

October 29 - Vol. 45, No. 22
Tetanus

October 15 - Vol. 45, No. 21
Chlamydial Infections: Update and New Diagnostic Tools

October 1 - Vol. 45, No. 20
The AIDS Epidemic in Oregon: Are We Over the Hump?

September 17 - Vol. 45, No. 19
Prevention of La Grippe

September 3 - Vol. 45, No. 18
Childhood Mortality In Oregon

August 20 - Vol. 45, No. 17
Head Lice Rear Their Ugly Heads

August 6 - Vol. 45, No. 16
Guns and Ammo

July 23 - Vol. 45, No. 15
Prolonged Diarrheal Disease Caused by Cyclospora Cayetanensis

July 9 - Vol. 45, No. 14
Clinical Preventive Services: What Works, What Doesn't

June 25 - Vol. 45, No. 13
Tuberculosis Update

June 11 - Vol. 45, No. 12
New Guidelines For Prophylaxis Following Occupational Exposure to HIV

May 28 - Vol. 45, No. 11
Measles Outbreak Update

May 14 - Vol. 45, No. 10
Re-emergence of "First Disease"

April 30 - Vol. 45, No. 9
Communicable Disease Reporting in Oregon. 1995 In Review

April 2 - Vol. 45, No. 7
CJD, BSE, GSS, FFI, and Related Disorders

March 19 - Vol. 45, No. 6
Oregon's CD4 Lymphocyte Court-Based Surveillance for AIDS

March 5 - Vol. 45, No. 5
Cat-Scratch Disease

February 20 - Vol. 45, No. 4
Salmonellosis Outbreak Tied to Alfalfa Sprouts - Oregon and B.C.

February 6 - Vol. 45, No. 3
Hepatitis A, 1995: Old and New Problems

January 23 - Vol. 45, No. 2
Animal Bites & the Risk of Rabies in Oregon

January 9 - Vol. 45, No. 1
Medical After-Math of the Hanford Project

 

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