Itchy and inflamed skin is the bane of existence for people who suffer from atopic dermatitis, a type of eczema most common in infancy that also affects millions of adults around the world. Now scientists at Oregon State University have discovered an underlying genetic cause for the condition, a discovery that may lead to more effective therapies.
Jobs — the topic on everyone’s mind. At a time when business leaders and elected officials are seeking ways to stimulate economic recovery and job creation, one industry has been creating jobs at a faster pace than the rest of the economy, is creating solid career opportunities and has become America’s largest service export: the travel and tourism industry.
As we kick off a new year, as well as the 2013 legislative session, I am pleased to debut this regular column to highlight specific tools and services available to help Oregon businesses grow and prosper. As director of Business Oregon, the state’s economic development agency, I oversee a wide range of tools available to help businesses grow in Oregon.
Following the reelection of President Obama, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) formally approved a Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) for the next four years that will rock the world of employers that have class-wide practices that discriminate against protected workers.
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- Lighting the way
- Food for thought
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- State prisons by the numbers
- Beth Skillern balances life, work and play
- Jettstream makes breathing easy
- Job confidence growing
- The 2013 list: top 34 small companies to work for in Oregon
- The 2013 list: top 33 medium companies to work for in Oregon