Health

13 May 2014

Red wine letdown

Posted in Health

(NBC News) Red wine has been hailed in the past as a heart-healthy drink, but in a new study it failed to show any benefit. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine followed nearl ...

12 May 2014

Oregon winemakers warn against herbicide 2,4-D

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Health, Local

Medford, Ore. -- With the heat in the forecast the Oregon Winegrowers Association is selling signs to warn people about 2, 4-D. The signs alert farmers about the dangers the herbicide can have on g ...

12 May 2014

No spray warning near Portland vineyards

Posted in Health, Regional

Portland, Ore. -- The Oregon Winegrowers Association is making fence post signs available for local wineries and vineyard owners to increase awareness about the risks of herbicide drift. There's gro ...

09 May 2014

City of Phoenix ordering MMJ facility to close

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Phoenix, Ore. --  City Manager, Steve Dahl said it's time for The Greenery, a medical marijuana patient facility to close it's doors. "We have sent a registered letter asking them to voluntarily ...

09 May 2014

Local farmers rally against proposed Jackson County GMO-ban

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Central Point, Ore. -- Dozens of family farmers who support using genetically modified crops gathered in Central Point Friday morning to show their opposition to measure 15-119. Local farmer Jim Fr ...

09 May 2014

Magazine rejects weight-loss photo

Posted in Health, U.S. & World News

Illinois --- (KWQC News) After losing nearly half her body weight, one Illinois woman thought her biggest struggles with weight loss were behind her. That was until a picture she submitted to a heal ...

09 May 2014

Oregonians appear to be leaning towards legalizing recreational marijuana

Posted in Health, Regional

Portland, Ore. -- A new Oregon Public Broadcast poll shows Oregonians appear to be leaning towards legalizing recreational marijuana. The last time Oregonians voted on legalizing marijuana was in 20 ...

08 May 2014

Local doctor uses unique approach to reverse diabetes

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Health, Local

Eagle Point, Ore. -- An Eagle Point doctor who heads up the program My Diabetic Solution is being credited with developing a unique way to help people with diabetes. According to the American Diabet ...

07 May 2014

Jackson County approves 3 million dollar parking lot addition

Posted in Health, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Construction is already in the works on the new Jackson County Health Services Building. Now they will be adding to that construction by constructing two more stories to the already ...

06 May 2014

Coca-Cola to remove controversial ingredient

Posted in Health, U.S. & World News

With momentum building against an ingredient known as "BVO," the Coca-Cola Company has agreed to stop using it. Coca-Cola has agreed to stop using Brominated Vegetable Oil by the end of the year. Br ...