Health

04 May 2015

"Melanoma Monday" highlights sun safety

Posted in Health, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The American Academy of Dermatology calls today "Melanoma Monday" to raise awareness for skin cancer.If there's one place that's left exposed to the sun's UV rays when applying sunscree ...

29 April 2015

Youth binge drinking effects on the brain

Posted in Health, U.S. & World News

A new study reveals that youthful binge drinking could lead to brain issues as you get older. The study suggests that a young adult's brain is quite sensitive to binge drinking. As a result, such dr ...

16 April 2015

FDA warns Kind Bars makers of misleading consumers

Posted in Health, U.S. & World News

The Food and Drug Administration has warned the maker of Kind Bars that some of its products are misleading consumers.In a letter to Kind Snacks, the FDA is asking the company to strip the term 'hea ...

02 April 2015

Recovery in Zero Gravity

Posted in Health

Medford, Ore. – Providence's Central Point Physical Therapy Clinic is stepping into the future with the first of its kind, an anti-gravity treadmill. The cutting edge equipment is part of an ongoi ...

09 March 2015

Tips on dealing with spring allergies

Posted in Health, U.S. & World News

The clocks have sprung forward, spring is almost here and while many will enjoy the warmer temperatures, others will be battling spring allergies. Millions of Americans suffer from spring allergies, ...

03 March 2015

Coffee studies linked to better heart health

Posted in Health, U.S. & World News

Good news for all of you enjoying your morning coffee.Researchers in Korea have found more evidence that links coffee consumption to heart health.Doctors found that people who drink an average of th ...

20 February 2015

Study show eating habits worsen

Posted in Health, U.S. & World News

A new study reveals the diets of people around the world are getting worse, instead of better.  Researchers looked at the eating habits of almost 90% of the global population between 1990 and 2010. ...

13 February 2015

Study shows how energy drinks affect kids

Posted in Health

A new study shows just how much sugary energy drinks affect kids.  The Yale School of Public Health did a study on obesity and unhealthy hyperactivity in 12-year-olds.  The researchers say the mor ...

11 February 2015

Study says napping helps your immune system

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A new study shows napping helps restore the body's immune health after a night of poor sleep. Researchers analyzed hormone levels of 11 men who slept for only two hours the previous night.  After j ...

30 January 2015

Enrollment period for Cover Oregon ends February 15th

Posted in Health, Local, Regional

Ore. --- Oregonian’s have just two more weeks to enroll in health coverage for 2015.The open enrollment period for health insurance ends on February 15th.This is the only opportunity for Oregonian ...