Dunes Family Health Care, a Reedsport, Ore.-based clinic, on May 9 notified current and former patients of a breach of their protected health information.

The Umpqua Post reports the number affected at more than 16,000. In a notice on its Web site, the clinic says the hard drive was stored in a locked, fire-protected building with very limited access. "Nonetheless, we believe the hard drive was stolen by a person or persons unknown," according to the notice.

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