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Salem-News.com (Nov-13-2018 23:20)

USA Cities with the Worst Drinking Water

Even short term exposure to some chemicals can cause severe health effects.

(SALEM, Ore.) - drinking water Unknown to most Americans, the U.S is facing a major water crisis. Every single day children, elderly, and water lovers drink contaminated water that is full of chemicals and diseases. Yes, it's the 21st century and we are facing the same problems as in the Medieval times.

You may think that poorer states are the ones more likely at risk. However, numerous well-off states are facing this crisis. It's making us sick and no one is doing anything about it.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-08-2018 15:23)

Preventing the Common Car Accidents in Oregon

What are the most prevalent causes of car accidents?
Every state differs. Here is Oregon's rundown:

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon car crashes The most recent statistics indicate that there are nearly 150,000 car accidents in Oregon and Washington every year. The majority of car accidents take place in Multnomah County with approximately 13,000 annually. But what causes these accidents, and how can they be avoided?

Most of the car accidents in Oregon occur as a result of negligent, reckless, and careless driving. Almost all car accidents are due to driver error.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-30-2018 13:43)

Australia Agrees to Study Vaping Health Risks

Emerging evidence indicates e-cigarettes are less harmful to human health than smoking tobacco.

(SALEM, Ore.) - vaping Australia The Ministry of Health in Australia has finally agreed to study vaping health risks. The study will be conducted by an independent inquiry with the aim of investigating the health risks posed by e-cigarettes. Currently, even the best vape juice is illegal in Australia.

That’s because all nicotine-liquids are considered poisonous in Australia.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-23-2018 18:25)

Increased Prevalence of PTSD and Depression is More and More Worrying

"The true causes of PTSD, ending in military suicides, are anguish and psychological frustration." -Dr. Phillip Leveque, Doctor of Pharmacology

(SALEM, Ore.) - PTSD and depression Scientists are constantly studying the dramatic effects of PTSD all around the world. Lately, the signs have become truly worrying.

An increased number of people are currently suffering from severe depression, PTSD or other chronic mental conditions that may affect their quality of life tremendously. Considering this, it’s important to raise awareness on this topic and encourage people to seek help when they feel like they need it.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-09-2018 16:50)

20 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for School and College Students

Decisions made in these vital years will create lifelong habits.

(SALEM, Ore.) - cigarette smoking The school years are the foundation of a student's lifelong habits. Unfortunately, students often get so engrossed with studies that they forget to take care of themselves.

It has been proven that that students who do not have access to healthy foods do not learn as efficiently as those who do. So, it is important to make sure that one eats well, exercises regularly and takes time out to enjoy themselves as well.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-27-2018 15:12)

White Bird Clinic is Expanding Dental & Medical Services

In response to continuously increasing community need, White Bird Clinic is purchasing a new building.

(EUGENE, Ore.) - White Bird clinic fundraiser White Bird Clinic will purchase the building at 1415 Pearl St. and redevelop it into a dental clinic to serve burgeoning community need.

The new building will allow White Bird dental to serve 50 additional patients each week and increase capacity to host student internships. The clinic will also provide denture care for elderly patients and allow White Bird to serve more children and families.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-23-2018 10:12)

Portland Water Bureau`s Landmark $500 Million Bull Run Filtration Project is Underway

Brown and Caldwell to Manage Portland’s Historic Switch to Filtered Water Supply

(WALNUT CREEK, Calif.) - Bull Run Triggered by traces of Cryptosporidium found in the water supply and revocation of PWB’s treatment variance by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), the project involves the design and construction of a complete new water treatment system.

The project marks a critical transition for PWB and its customers who have relied on unfiltered water from its primary source of water for over a century.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-19-2018 17:23)

Campfires and Open Flames Prohibited in Oregon State Parks

The fire ban is expected to last at least one week.

(SALEM, Ore.) - campfire Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is prohibiting all campfires and open flames in all state park properties effective 10 a.m. today. The ban is in response to Gov. Brown’s declaration of a fire emergency.

The campfire and open flame ban includes campgrounds, day-use areas, and all areas of the Ocean Shore and beaches managed by OPRD.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-10-2018 21:30)

Lincoln City Passes Resolution Against Offshore Drilling

City Council approves resolution, joining growing local opposition to federal drilling proposal

(LINCOLN CITY, Ore..) - Salem-News.com Last night, the Lincoln City Council joined a growing movement of Oregon leaders taking a stand against a federal offshore drilling proposal that would open the Pacific coast to new oil and gas leasing for the first time since 1984.

The proposal released in January would open 90 percent of US waters to drilling, including all of Oregon’s coast. It has met widespread opposition in Oregon.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-12-2018 16:57)

Oregon State Capitol State Park Fountain to Remain Off

Kids will have to do without the fountain fun for now.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem fountain The Wall of Water fountain bordering Court Street across from the main capitol entrance will remain off due to the ongoing drinking water advisory set by city and state officials.

The fountain usually operates between Memorial Day and Labor Day when the forecast temperature is above 80 degrees.

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