Health

15 April 2014

Ashland puts final okay on limited temporary medical marijuana dispensary ban

Written by RaeAnn Christensen, Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- You could feel the tension in the room as the Ashland City Council went back and forth Tuesday night discussing once again a limited ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. In a seco ...

14 April 2014

As swimsuit season approaches expert warns about fad diets

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Health, Local, Weather

Meford, Ore. -- With summer just around the corner there's still time to lose a couple of pounds before heading out to the coast or the lake. But one dietitian is warning people about shedding those ...

14 April 2014

FDA hears proposals on brewery regulations

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The Food and Drug Administration is looking at tightening regulations on farm animal feed. Some of that feed comes from beer breweries. Some say the proposed ruling could hurt local ...

13 April 2014

GMO awareness talk at Jacksonville Library

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Jacksonville, Ore. --  Local GMO free activists hosted an informational talk regarding genetically modified crops at the Jacksonville Library Sunday afternoon. It's one of several talks coming with ...

11 April 2014

Suicide resources and support for those impacted by loss

Posted in Health, Local

Jackson County Mental Health Crisis Line: 541-774-8201. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week Walk-in crisis services available at 1005 E. Main Street LIFE TRACK Youth Drop-In: An opportuni ...

06 April 2014

Tumor Hater dance party for a special cause

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Health, Local

Medford, Ore. --  A charity that helps pay the bills of people with tumors is making big plans. Tumor Hater Inc. founder, Kelly Matthews is throwing a valley wide high school dance party on April 2 ...

03 April 2014

Mental health options avaliable at local VA clinic

Posted in Health, Local

White City, Ore. -- Following Wednesday's shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, reports say that the suspected gunman was recently being evaluated for post-traumatic stress disorder, otherwise known as PT ...

02 April 2014

Grants Pass bans medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Grants Pass, Ore.-- The city council voted unanimously Wednesday night to adopt a moratorium that will temporarily ban medical marijuana dispensaries in Grants Pass until May of 2015. They took it ...

02 April 2014

Ashland votes in favor of limited ban on medical marijuana dispensaries

Written by RaeAnn Christensen, Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- The Ashland City Council voted Tuesday night to temporarily ban dispensaries in city limits in certain areas. The councilors went back and forth for hours on different motions, fina ...

01 April 2014

Oregon Health Authority changes all-out ban on marijuana edibles

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Health, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- The Oregon Health Authority takes a step back from a proposed ban on medical marijuana laced foods at dispensaries. At medical marijuana dispensary, Siskiyou Medical Supply, a sizab ...