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St. Charles women's health center opens May 1

St. Charles Health System is opening a Center for Women’s Health in Bend that will offer a full spectrum of obstetric and gynecological services.

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Special report: Just how clean is your grocery store?

A trip to the grocery store is something most Americans make at least once , if not twice a week. But how clean is your neighborhood store?

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CDC studies bug's link to doctors' offices

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is raising a red flag that a potentially deadly bacteria may be lurking in your doctor's office.

The bacteria, C. difficile, is typically found in hospitals, but a study out Wednesday reports a substantial number of pe...

Judge orders Oracle to keep hosting Oregon's Medicaid system

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon judge has ordered technology giant Oracle Inc. to continue hosting Oregon's Medicaid health insurance system for low-income Oregonians even after the company's contract expires this weekend.

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Why DNA could be the future of data storage

How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?

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Gerbils replace rats as plague suspects

For a long time, rats have taken the heat for the waves of plague that killed millions of people across Europe starting in the 14th century.

But now suspicion is falling on another rodent with a much cuddlier reputation: the gerbil.

A team of scientis...

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Study: Vitamin deficiency more closely linked to diabetes

For years medical experts have said obesity is the main risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Now, a new study says it could be a deficiency in vitamin D rather than a person's weight that increases their risk of diabetes.

'Purple Out' honors Bend man battling cancer

Bend man battling cancer honored at Civil War

On Tuesday night, the No. 1-ranked Mountain View basketball team took the court to play Bend in the Civil War. But it's the story off the court involving a well-known Bend man that brought the community together, in color purple and spirit.

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