Category Archives: Washington Post

CDC flu data shows child deaths from influenza B

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. The most recent weekly data shows flu is widespread in virtually every state. An unusual viral […]
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New Jersey could soon become the nation’s first state to mandate severance for employees in mass layoffs

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. New Jersey’s “Toys R Us bill,” which passed Monday, requires larger employers to give one week […]
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Workplace suicides have risen to record high, with more people killing themselves at work than ever before

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. Companies grapple with what is appropriate to share and how to support coworkers. America’s climbing suicide […]
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Trump administration’s compromise vape ban provokes public health outcry

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. Angry public health groups on Wednesday predicted President Trump’s scaled-back plan to limit flavored e-cigarettes will […]
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Most teachers are white, even as schools are more diverse than ever

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. Minority students, particularly Latinos, are on the rise, but few of their classes are taught by […]
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The U.S. legal weed industry is the best in the world, but federal laws are hurting its trade prospects

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. Federal prohibitions are getting in the way of efforts to grow the U.S. marijuana business into […]
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Revenge porn laws: The Supreme Court may soon decide whether revenge porn is protected speech

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. Individuals charged under several states’ revenge porn laws are calling the statutes unconstitutional restrictions of free […]
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Mental-health apps: Colleges want students to use them, but there are privacy risks

  State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. Experts attribute the growth of wellness apps on college campuses to digital-savvy millennials. Yet students […]
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Teen vaping of marijuana surges, spurring public health worries

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. ‘These new forms of delivery, whether you like them or not . . . they’re here to stay,’ […]
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Trump administration unveils plan to allow states to buy cheaper drugs from Canada

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. But officials could not say when the plan might go into effect, and many questions about […]
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