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Salem-News.com (Apr-03-2020 14:44)

Oregon`s COVID Death Toll Rises to 22

Non-medical masks can supplement but not replace Stay Home, Save Lives.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - roses COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 22, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today.

Oregon’s 22nd COVID-19 death is a 71-year old man from Polk County, who tested positive on March 19 and died April 2 at Salem Hospital.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-03-2020 13:59)

Should COVID-19 Treatment Involve Ventilators Being Reprogrammed Because of Damage to Lungs?

"COVID does not appear to be a pneumonia, instead resembles something similar to high altitude sickness. We are treating the wrong disease." -Dr. Sidell

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - ventilators I recently began following Dr. Sidell on Twitter and was struck by his first-hand accounts of treating patients with COVID-19 on the front lines at hospitals in New York.

This is in no way an endorsement of the protocols this young emergency department physician suggests -- it is more of an eye-opening challenge to question and determine for yourself if we need to rethink the treatment of COVID-19 before it is too late.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-16-2020 21:56)

Oregon Announces 8 New COVID-19 Cases

“High risk” includes adults 60+, or anyone with a serious health condition (ie: lung or heart problems, kidney disease, diabetes, or suppressed immune system).

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Social Distancing Flyer Oregon now has a total of 47 people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. The Oregon Health Authority announced eight new cases of the novel coronavirus as of 10:30 a.m. today.

OHA is reporting 2 new cases each in Benton and Deschutes Counties; and 1 new case in each of the following counties: Clackamas, Marion, Multnomah and Washington.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-19-2019 12:13)

Online or Mail Order Pharmacy in the U.K: Everything You Should Know

First tip: Only shop from an MHRA-registered online pharmacy

(SALEM, Ore.) - online pharmacy Online pharmacies can either operate as an extension of a stationary pharmacy, hospital, or as an independent entity. One thing in common to all, they offer a more convenient way for patients to order prescriptions. Are online pharmacies legal? Are they safe? These are questions answered in this article.

More than 2 million residents of the U.K. buy drugs via online pharmacies. Online pharmacies are considered more convenient by many because it fundamentally removes the need for traveling to a drugstore.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-21-2017 23:15)

Shingles Gets You When You`re Down

The painful virus is something most of us know nothing about, until it’s too late.

(SALEM, Ore.) - shingles on eye If the threat of a shingles diagnosis worries you, then you already know more than most people about this painful virus.

There are an estimated 1 million cases of shingles each year in this country. Almost one out of three people will develop shingles in their lifetime, and it is pretty awful.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-21-2017 14:28)

Life and Death Struggle for the Children of Syria

No one can help every Syrian child during the continuing carnage in their beloved country. But everyone can have the honor of fulfilling the solemn duty of each of us--to help someone.

(DAMASCUS, Syria) - Syrian child Ten-year old Ghina Wadi had another of what hopefully will be a leg saving operation last Friday. She has spent the past seven months often in unbearable pain, which for the first month was periodically relieved for only approximately 15 minutes at a time- by heavy injections of morphine.

Ghina was shot by a sniper on 8/2/2016 on the main street in Madaya at the Abdel Majed checkpoint when she was on her way to buy medicine for her mother, Sahar. Her accompanying seven-year-old sister Nagham was also injured in her hand and arm.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-01-2016 10:57)

Linn County Looking for Search and Rescue Recruits Ages 14-18

Applicants must attend a recruit meeting at the Sheriff's Office on April 11th or May 9th

(ALBANY, Ore.) - Linn County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Successful applicants will be eligible to attend the 11 day Search and Rescue Training Academy in June.

The training will include classes in wilderness survival, shelter building, search tactics, first aid/CPR, map and compass reading, rappelling, and many more topics. There will also be a three day field exercise in the Cascades that include a 20 mile hike.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-03-2015 15:20)

Oregon Cases of E. Coli Linked to Chipotle Now at 12

Chipotle has closed at least 14 of its restaurants in the Portland metro area

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - chipotle The Oregon Health Authority is reporting a total of 12 cases of Shiga toxin E. coli linked to eating at Chipotle restaurants in the Portland Metro area, up from three cases that were first reported October 31.

Among the cases, three were hospitalized, Katrina Hedberg, MD, state health officer with OHA’s Public Health Division, said during a media briefing today.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-29-2015 23:15)

Florida Board of Medicine Appears Oblivious to Pill Mill Crisis

Florida Board of Medicine: you have a pill mill crisis in your state! Why are you contributing to it?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - STOPP There is an organization of ordinary citizens operating out of Florida called StoppNow. These ordinary citizens recognize that pill mills operating out of storefront buildings are warehouses of prescription opioids who are dispensing pills to hopelessly addicted people lined up outside the storefront pill mills.

StoppNow organizes picket lines in front of the pill mills calling attention to law enforcement and the D.E.A. that people are dying and families torn apart because of these pill mills. Ordinary citizens saving lives -- heroes in every sense of the word.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-20-2015 19:44)

To: Canada -- Should Lynn R. Webster, MD be serving on your prescription opioid advisory panel?

Lynn R. Webster, MD is banned from prescribing painkillers and from working at any pain clinic in the U.S.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Dr. Lynn Webster An organization in Canada called "Get Prescription Drugs Off the Street" aka GPDOTS.com (website www.GPDOTS.com) headed by Amy Graves recently wrote a letter to the Canadian Minister of Health. A copy of their letter is a part of this article.

GPDOTS has justifiable concern as they reference "Pharmaceutical marketing and their conflicts of interest in Canada."

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