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Oregon Health Authority

State officials say Oregon's troubled health care website is still not functional 7 months after its failed launch. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Moves To Dump Health Exchange Website 

State officials looking to dump troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.

04/24/2014

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Top Cover Oregon IT Official Resigns

The housecleaning continues at Oregon’s troubled health-insurance exchange, with the resignation of a fourth top manager.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2014

Oregon officials are backing off their proposal to prohibit sales of pot-infused treats at medical marijuana stores. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oregon Drops Proposed Ban On Marijuana-Laced Munchies

Oregon officials are backing off their proposal to prohibit sales of pot-infused treats at medical marijuana stores.

03/31/2014

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks to the media.  (Credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Oregon Creates Temporary Insurance Plan For Sick

Under pressure from legislative leaders, the Oregon Health Authority announced Friday that it will create a new program to ensure that some Oregonians with serious medical conditions don’t lose health care coverage because of problems with the state’s insurance exchange.

12/13/2013

File photo of algae. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Grant Loss Will Reduce Ore. Watch On Toxic Algae

The Oregon Health Authority will be paying less attention to toxic algae blooms in rivers and lakes after a federal grant expired.

10/25/2013

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Oregon Medical Community Scrambling To Deal With Influx Of 400,000 Patients Under ‘Obamacare’

With 400,000 uninsured Oregonians expected to get health insurance in the coming years, the state and medical community are scrambling to make sure there are doctors, nurses and other health care providers available to treat them.

07/21/2013

File photo of blue-green algae in water. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

State Warns Of Algae Contamination Near Heppner

The discovery of blue-green algae in an Eastern Oregon reservoir has the Oregon Health Authority worried that drinking water near Heppner could be contaminated.

06/18/2013

File photo of marijuana. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Ore. Health Officials Warn Against ‘Spice’ Drug

A form of synthetic marijuana known as “spice” has caused at least a half-dozen cases of sudden kidney failure in Oregon and southwest Washington since May, the Oregon Health Authority reported Friday.

10/05/2012