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OSU study: Few differences in organic cow health, milk

Cows raised on organic and conventional dairy farms in three regions of the U.S. show no significant differences in health or in the nutritional content of their milk, according to a study reported Thursday by Oregon State University researchers and their collaborators.

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C.O. police join statewide car-seat safety blitz

Central Oregon law enforcement agencies are joining counterparts around Oregon in a 13-day traffic enforcement blitz emphasizing child seats and fitting station referrals, texting and speeding from Aug. 26th-Sept. 7th.

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Oregon health officials: Ebola risk here 'low'

The Oregon Health Authority on Thursday released a series of questions and answers regarding the recent Ebola outbreak and steps taken to prevent it from reaching the state - or dealing with it, if it does -- while seeking to reassure that the risk of the deadly disease being contracted in Oregon is low.

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What happens when you survive Ebola?

Two American missionaries infected with the deadly Ebola virus were given an experimental drug.

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U.S. Ebola patients released from hospital

Dr. Kent Brantly walked around the room at Emory University Hospital on Thursday, hugging staff members and shaking hands.

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'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland has doubled

People from other countries are traveling to the state of Zurich for the "sole purpose of committing suicide, a report says.

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Bend PD 'Crisis Team' on front lines of suicide calls

When a threat of suicide is called into the Bend Police Department, the Crisis Intervention Team is normally the first on scene to manage the situation.  What separates CIT officers from the rest of the force isn't what's in the holster, but training and knowledge to better help those with mental illness.

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Almond, peanut butter recall hits shoppers, food banks

NeighborImpact learned Wednesday of a voluntary recall by nSPIRED Natural Foods of certain kinds of almond butter and peanut butter possibly contaminated with Salmonella; video: NewsChannel 21's Dan McCarthy talked with the agency and area shoppers.


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