Nuclear medicine technologist Jim Jones at Grande Ronde Hospital is not a short-order cook. But when a patient with symptoms of gastroparesis comes to his department for a gastric emptying study, Jones has been known to cook up a very special plate of scrambled eggs
WASHINGTON — A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage. The Affordable Care Act has
Grande Ronde Hospital brings cutting-edge telehealth technology and patient care access to Union County with the introduction of GRH ReadyCare, a virtual clinic where people can communicate with a provider on a smartphone, computer or tablet and get a diagnosis and treatment plan for noncritical
Service allows medical professionals to check vital signs of patients at home in remote areas
Grande Ronde Hospital has partnered with a California telemonitoring company to provide a new service to benefit its most fragile patients. The service allows medical professionals to check vital signs of patients at home in remote areas without having to make a house call or
Guns, occupational noise remain major risk factors for hearing loss
Even with an aging population, hearing loss among U.S. adults aged 20 to 69 has declined over the past decade, according to a new study published last week by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, part of the National Institutes of Health.
Oregon continues to tweak its marijuana testing rules, hoping to ease a backlog and get flowers, oils and cannabis-infused snacks and treats into the medical and recreational markets. The Oregon Health Authority issued yet another set of revised rules recently that in essence reduce the
Sciatica is leg pain that originates at the nerve roots on either side of the lumbar vertebrae in the lower back. These nerve roots then course through the sciatic nerves, which run the entire length of each leg from the buttock to the toes. Nerve
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