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Klamath Basin Wildlife Refuge | Vineyard Mobile Healthcare | 'Exceptional' Longevity

EarthFix's Jes Burns fills us in on wildlife competing for water and resources in the Klamath basin. Then we learn about an effort to get health care to migrant workers. And an OSU researcher talks  "exceptional" longevity.

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Paramedics On Defense | Rural Reporting | Trans Healthcare

Paramedics train in defensive tactics after attacks from people in mental health crises. A Washington reporter focuses on the local impact of climate change. A new survey reveals trans and nonbinary youth need better medical care.

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Healthcare Comparison Study | Opioid Addiction | Ambient Sounds

A new program helps women transition to a life after incarceration. A cult classic ambient album that was recorded in 1975 has been re-released. And a new study compares medical care access of patients with private health insurance and those with Medicaid.

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Black History Curriculum | Rural Healthcare | Company Town

We hear about rural health care, what it's like growing up in a "company town," and a new curriculum highlighting African-American history in Portland.

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Psychiatric Board | Transgender Healthcare | Young Inventors

Some people found criminally insane in Oregon attack again when released from care. Central Oregon hospitals work to improve transgender healthcare. And, we talk to two young people who won national recognition for their scientific inventions.

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News Roundtable | State Employee Healthcare Costs | OPB's Eric Cain

Lawmakers are looking at government employee health care as a way of cutting costs. Eric Cain joins us to discuss his 30-year career with OPB. And we discuss other big news of the week.

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News Roundtable | Lost Woody Guthrie Vanport Song | Rural Healthcare

We talk about some big stories with our news roundtable, hear about a recently resurfaced Woody Guthrie song about the Vanport flood, and learn about some of unique challenges in administering healthcare in rural areas.

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Healthcare News Update

We check in with The Lund Report's executive editor about Cover Oregon, hospital mergers, health insurance rates, and more.

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President Obama Speaks on Russia, Healthcare and the Economy

President Obama will hold a press conference today at noon. Topics will include Russian relations, Edward Snowden and the state of the economy. We'll have reactions to the speech with our News Roundtable immediately following the press conference.

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Providing Healthcare For Transgender Oregonians

This January, Oregon joined a small group of states where transgender people can get health care coverage for gender dysphoria.

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OHSU Grads Eager To Fill Holes In Healthcare System

Recent graduates of OHSU are entering the medical field during a strange and uncertain time, but many say they can't wait to help.

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Oregon's Healthcare System Braces For The Coronavirus Surge

Oregon's healthcare system is ill-prepared for the thousands of patients who could need hospital care as the coronavirus gets worse, clinicians and experts warn.

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Oregon Enrollment In Healthcare.gov Drops

More than 145,000 Oregonians signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov during open enrollment last month - equivalent to the populations of Gresham and Redmond combined.

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Enrollment At Healthcare.gov Gets 2-Day Extension

Technical glitches at the federal website to buy individual health insurance means the deadline to enroll has been extended.

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Jail Inmates Could Receive Federal Healthcare Under Sen. Jeff Merkley Proposal

Lawmakers in Washington D.C. put forward legislation last week that would allow federal benefits to continue for people booked into jail, where the vast majority of inmates are awaiting trial.

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Insurance Customers Shop For Deals At Healthcare.gov

New data from the feds show most Oregonians who buy individual health insurance are shopping around for the best deal.

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Feds Say Consumers Could Save Hundreds On HealthCare.gov

The health insurance open enrollment season opens this week.

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Does Giving Newly Released Prisoners Healthcare Reduce Recidivism?

Scientists are studying Oregon's prisoners to see whether getting health insurance will curb recidivism.

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Few Problems At Healthcare.Gov For Oregonians - So Far

Oregon's trouble with health insurance exchanges could be over. Enrollment at healthcare.gov opened this weekend and so far, it appears to be running smoothly.

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Study Suggests Housing Homeless Could Lower Healthcare Costs

When homeless people are housed, the cost of their health care drops by 55 percent. 

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