Tag Archives: Public Health

Flu season may hit the Northwest soon

A few cases of flu have already hit Douglas County, and public health officials are preparing for the season to kick into high gear. Thanksgiving travel with people visiting friends and relatives throughout the country is thought to be one of the major factors in the flu spreading according to said Douglas Public Health Officer […]
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Oregon Bans Potentially Harmful Ingredient From Cannabis Products

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission Thursday banned vitamin E acetate from cannabis products. Source: Oregon Bans Potentially Harmful Ingredient From Cannabis Products . News | OPB

New measles risk at Portland International Airport after infected child passes through

An unvaccinated child under 11 returned with measles from a country experiencing an outbreak of the disease, Clark County Public Health officials said Wednesday. The child passed through Portland International Airport on Nov. 14. Health officials did not say where the child had traveled. Source: New measles risk at Portland International Airport after infected child […]
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New Seasons expands beef recall over E. coli contamination, fourth case identified

Upscale Portland grocery chain New Seasons Market says ground beef sold as recently as last week may have been contaminated with E. Coli bacteria and must be recalled. Source: New Seasons expands beef recall over E. coli contamination, fourth case identified – oregonlive.com

New Seasons Expands Its Ground Beef Recall After Another Person Contracts E. Coli-Related Illness

New Seasons has expanded its recall on ground beef to products sold as recently as Nov. 8. The recall now includes any ground beef products with “Packed On” dates between Oct. 19 and Nov. 8 and “Sell By” dates between Oct. 23 and Nov. 11. Source: New Seasons Expands Its Ground Beef Recall After Another […]
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New Seasons expands fresh ground beef recall after four sickened with E. coli

New Seasons Market is expanding its ground beef recall Thursday as tests show some products were contaminated with E. coli. Source: New Seasons expands fresh ground beef recall after four sickened with E. coli | KOMO

Twice as many killed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria than thought, feds say, but infections overall are falling

Antibiotic-resistant infections continue to be a threat, the feds say. Nearly twice as many people have died from infections that don’t respond to antibiotics than previously thought, the country’s top health officials announced Wednesday. The development raises the stakes in what is already acknowledged to be a serious threat to public health. Source: Twice as many killed […]
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New Seasons expands ground beef recall

The Oregon Health Authority expanded its recall of fresh ground beef sold at local New Seasons Markets. The grocery company reported Nov. 9 that ground beef sold at meat counters in three of its stores could be contaminated with E. coli. Source: Pamplin Media Group – New Seasons expands ground beef recall

Opinion | Banning E-Cigarettes Could Do More Harm Than Good 

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New Seasons recalls ground beef over E. Coli contamination, 3 Oregon illnesses

Portland supermarket chain New Seasons issued a recall notice Saturday for ground beef purchased at its stores last month, warning it may be contaminated with E. coli. The Oregon Health Authority has linked the contamination has been linked to three illnesses in Oregon. Source: New Seasons recalls ground beef over E. Coli contamination, 3 Oregon […]
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