health care

Health Impacts of Climate Change
5:24 am
Thu October 10, 2013

Multnomah County Prepares For The Health Impacts Of Climate Change

Portland's Multnomah County today released a plan for responding to the health impacts of climate change.

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Washington Healthcare Exchanges
5:16 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Early Numbers From WA Health Exchange

Credit Credit Washington Health Benefit Exchange

Washington State’s Health Exchange is one week old. To date more than 9,400 people enrolled for health coverage.

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Washington Healthcare Exchanges
4:30 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Washington Health Plan Website 'Cruising At 55'

Washington Health Benefit Exchange

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 4:00 pm

After a rocky start, Washington’s health plan finder website is now running smoothly. That’s according to a spokesman for the state’s Health Benefit Exchange.

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Washington Healthcare Exchanges
4:18 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

It's OK To Wait A Few Days For Healthcare Exchange Sign-Up

Things are went a little more smoothly Wednesday for Washington’s Health Benefit Exchange website than the first day of operation.

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Washington Health Care
7:14 am
Wed October 2, 2013

ACA's Early Enrollees

Washington’s health exchange got off to a bumpy start on its first day Tuesday. The website was temporarily shut down all morning. People who tried to access the website experienced slowdowns and technical problems. But there were some people who managed avoid the glitches and sign up for health coverage.

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Northwest Healthcare Exchanges
3:54 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Oregon and Washington Health Exchanges Face Problems On First Day

Health care exchanges in Oregon and Washington are facing problems on their first day of operation. Applications at Cover Oregon won't be fully processed for a week or so. 

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Washington Healthcare Exchanges
3:47 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Washington Exchange Website Stumbles Out Of The Gates

Colin Fogarty Northwest News Network

Originally published on Tue October 1, 2013 4:24 pm

It was a rocky start to Obamacare in Washington. The state’s new health insurance website is up now, but it was shut down for most of the day because of technical glitches.

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NWPR Books
11:54 am
Mon September 30, 2013

How Our Stone Age Bodies Struggle To Stay Healthy In Modern Times

iStockphoto.com

Originally published on Tue October 1, 2013 7:00 am

If you got sick, you probably wouldn't go to an evolutionary biologist to get treated. But Daniel Lieberman, professor of evolutionary biology at Harvard University, says that his field can help you understand why you got sick, and make you more aware of healthy and harmful behaviors.

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Pacific Tower Government Cost
6:12 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Former Amazon Building Lease Could Cost Washington $270M Over 30 Years

Joe Mabel Wikimedia

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 9:20 am

It could cost the state of Washington more than $250 million over 30 years.to lease and operate the former headquarters of Amazon.com.

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Oregon Healthcare
4:50 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Thousands Curious About Cover Oregon

Thousands of Oregonians are beginning to check out the state's new health insurance exchange, Cover Oregon.

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