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Health care
Romanian immigrants dominate adult foster care niche
July 2010
Thursday, June 24, 2010

0710_Romanian01Some 85% of the 900 adult foster homes in metropolitan Portland are owned by first- and second-generation Romanians. “They dominate the industry here,” says Grover Simmons, a lobbyist for the Independent Adult Foster Home Association of Oregon.

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Powerlist: Hospitals
July 2010
Thursday, June 24, 2010
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RANKED BY TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE

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Death with Dignity, for a price
High Five
Thursday, June 24, 2010
A Portland psychiatrist plans to open End of Life Consultants LLC., a business which aims to help patients end their lives.
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Patients rate hospitals
High Five
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Portland-area hospitals are being judged by a new rating system based on patient's experiences.
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Medical marijuana legally recognized
High Five
Friday, June 18, 2010
The Oregon Board of Pharmacy voted to officially recognize marijuana's medicinal value, making Oregon the only state to do so.
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