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PNS Daily Newscast - October 20, 2017 


In focus on our Friday Rundown; the U.S. Senate takes a first step towards passing major tax cuts; holiday help wanted as retail and restaurant job opportunities abound; plus, we report on a website that helps new moms take 12 from work.

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Public News Service - OR: Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Health checkups aren't top-of-mind for most Oregon teens, but getting more young people to get regular screenings is a statewide goal of the Oregon Health Authority. Credit: Mary R. Vogt/Morguefile.
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MEDFORD, Ore. – One of Oregon's state health priorities is getting more teens the regular preventive care that will help establish healthy habits in adulthood. But adolescents are busy, and some have to be convinced that it's OK to talk with an adult about their concerns. As a group, teens ma

SALEM, Ore. - Valentine's Day doesn't mean hearts, flowers and candy when you're in an abusive relationship. This is also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and, in Oregon, the groups that provide shelter and services to people fleeing abuse say they can't focus on prevention for young people whe

Dr. Tanya Page gives a routine health exam to a young patient in Outside In's mobile health van. Photo courtesy of Kelly Anderson.

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon may be working to transform its health care delivery system, but one Community Health Center has been transforming young lives for more than 40 years. "Outside In" serves the Portland homeless population, with a special emphasis on teens. For National Health Center Wee

PORTLAND, Ore. - In the new KIDS COUNT data released this week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Oregon's report card is mixed. The annual rankings summarize the 10 major indicators of child health/well-being and economic factors that affect children. Some of the most dramatic numbers reflect what

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