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2009-04-13 10:29:00

PORTLAND, Ore., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Oregon's best-known public policy servants and spokespersons, Kerry Tymchuk, is leaving politics to become a corporate communications advisor at Conkling Fiskum & McCormick, Inc. (CFM). Tymchuk, who will be a CFM Principal, started today and is based in the firm's Portland office.

2008-11-06 15:00:09

Sen. Gordon Smith, R-Ore., has called Democratic challenger Jeff Merkley Thursday to concede the race and end his 12-year Senate career. The (Portland) Oregonian said Merkley was expected to declare victory in the hotly contested race later in the day.

2008-10-08 12:00:37

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) is endorsing Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR), a two-term incumbent representing Oregon, for re-election to the U.S. Senate.

2008-08-14 12:00:19

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Christine Rontal of Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center, +1-503-352-8607, crontal@vgmhc.org; or Tory Archibald, APCO Worldwide, +1-917-697-4891, varchibald@apcoworldwide.com, for Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center National Health Center Week 2008 Dedicated to Good Health through Health Care Heroes Pfizer Patient Assistance Program Distributed More than $1.5 Million Worth of Free Medicines to Nearly 5,600 Patients of Oregons Community Health Centers Last...

2008-08-11 15:00:46

Whoever wins in the November congressional elections -- and it's sure to be a mixed bag of Democrats and Republicans, the results owing as much to pork as to policies in most cases -- the environment could be in for better times.

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2008-07-02 16:26:34

Delaying childbirth has substantially contributed to recent rises in caesarean section rates, according to a paper published this week by scientists at Cambridge University.

2006-07-28 13:01:27

By Maggie Fox WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Home DNA kits that claim to inform people of their risk of certain diseases, ranging from cancer to osteoporosis, offer little real guidance and are often misleading, according to a Congressional report released on Thursday.

2006-07-27 17:33:30

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Home DNA kits that claim to warn people of their risk of diseases ranging from cancer to osteoporosis offer little real guidance and are often misleading, according to a Congressional report released on Thursday.

2005-12-15 22:45:32

LONDON (Reuters) - Women whose babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) have a higher risk of complications in another pregnancy which may help to explain why some suffer recurrent cot deaths, scientists said on Friday.

2005-07-29 11:49:11

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a rare break with President Bush and anti-abortion conservatives, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist on Friday endorsed legislation that would expand federally funded embryonic stem cell research.


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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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