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Avian flu found in S. Oregon backyard poultry

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Avian flu has been found in a backyard flock of poultry in southern Oregon.

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Oregon health insurance signups low for 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just over half of Oregonians previously enrolled in private insurance through the state health exchange have re-enrolled through the federal website.

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Caramel apples kill at least 4 in listeria outbreak

A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.

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Study: Hugs can prevent the flu

Want to stay healthy this cold and flu season? Give a hug, according to a new study.

Fantasy Flight to North Pole

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Sick kids flown to the North Pole for Santa

While most children wait and hope Santa visits them at home on Christmas Eve, this year dozens of Denver-area children went directly to the big man's Arctic home turf.

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Kitzhaber picks Lynne Saxton to head health agency

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gov. John Kitzhaber has nominated Lynne Saxton to head the Oregon Health Authority.

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People who feel younger at heart live longer

Go ahead lie about your age. It may be the very thing that helps you live a longer life.

Military tests for Ebola

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Spanish Ebola woman sues over dog's death

It's a long road to recovery for Spanish nurse's assistant Teresa Romero Ramos.

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