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Giving the gift of time

Giving the gift of time

By Kristyna Wentz-Graff April 25, 2017
More than 1,400 individuals currently volunteer their time in support of OHSU’s health care, education and research missions.
April 25: Go behind-the-scenes with Doernbecher Freestyle during Design Week Portland

April 25: Go behind-the-scenes with Doernbecher Freestyle during Design Week Portland

By Tracy Brawley April 21, 2017
The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation and Nike will present “Doernbecher Freestyle: Designing for Kicks” a Design Week Portland panel discussion that will reunite Doernbecher patient-designers with their Nike design teams to talk about how they worked together toward a common goal: helping kids.
April 20: Forum to shine a light on sun safety, melanoma prevention

April 20: Forum to shine a light on sun safety, melanoma prevention

By Tracy Brawley April 19, 2017
“Skin Cancer: The silent killer of Central Oregon,” a Public Health Portland Style forum, will take place Thursday, April 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lucky Lab, 1945 N.W. Quimby Street in Portland. The event is free and people of all ages are welcome.
Why I’m participating in the March for Science

Why I’m participating in the March for Science

By William Hersh April 18, 2017
William Hersh, M.D., plans to participate in Portland’s March for Science Saturday, April 22, to champion the scientific enterprise and advocate for continued federal funding.
Study: Tiny bubbles, ultrasound could prevent amputations

Study: Tiny bubbles, ultrasound could prevent amputations

By Ariane Le Chevallier April 17, 2017
A study published in the journal Circulation shows that injecting microbubbles into the blood streams of mice and human subjects and then performing an ultrasound on a leg can increase blood flow, which could promote healing and save limbs from amputation.
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