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Measles sickens 19 in Washington state. Portland Trail Blazers fans may have been exposed

Contagious people also went to Portland International Airport, as well as to hospitals, schools, stores, churches and restaurants across Washington’s Clark County and the two-state region, county officials said. A public health emergency was declared Friday in Clark County, less than a half hour drive from Portland, in response to the measles outbreak. Of 19… Read More »

Gov. Newsom's healthcare initiatives will test what a single state can achieve on its own – Los Angeles Times

Gov. Newsom’s buying consortium probably could obtain significant discounts if it exercised the same threat to walk away as the VA, given the size of the statewide market for prescription drugs. But taking a drug off the state formulary is complicated and politically fraught, in part because the change would mean that patients who have… Read More »

'Miracle man' suddenly recovers from death's door in US state of Nebraska

A man whose children had decided to remove his breathing tubes has recovered and left an Omaha hospital after weeks of therapy. Now his family members call T. Scott Marr — once nearly brain-dead — the “miracle man.” Marr originally was diagnosed with a stroke on Dec. 12 after he was found lying in his… Read More »