Health

16 August 2015

4-time skin cancer survivor has new life mission

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Health

SAMS VALLEY, ORE. -- It's currently estimated that one in five American's will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. But Elizabeth Meadows has overcome skin cancer, not once, not twice, but 4 times ...

23 July 2015

Older adults who stop driving are more likely to suffer from depression

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Older adults who have stopped driving are almost twice as likely to suffer from depression. That’s according to a new report from AAA and Columbia University. Those adults were also five times as ...

23 July 2015

Osamu Corporation voluntarily recalls frozen Yellow Fin Tuna meat due to possible health risk

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

A salmonella outbreak in 11 states is linked to raw tuna in sushi. Now there's a recall of that tuna, as authorities investigate the illnesses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says at ...

08 July 2015

New senate bill brings more transparency to hospital bills

Posted in Local, Health

Ore. --- A new bill brings more transparency to hospitals across the state.Senate bill 900 directs the state to set up a user-friendly hospital price transparency website.The site will show median p ...

26 June 2015

Centers for Disease Control finds truth behind germs in pools

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

A revelation about swimming pool water has some people second-guessing that dive.You know the red and burning eyes people sometimes get after a day at the pool?It turns out, these symptoms don't com ...

24 June 2015

General Mills announces cereal shake-up

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(KARE)  General Mills decision to eliminate artificial colors and flavors from its cereals is good news for consumers, and it turns out that's exactly where it started.Food trend experts and dietit ...

19 June 2015

Health tips for men in honor of Father's Day

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

With Father's Day just two days away, we thought we would dedicate today's health segment to men's health.Do you know the greatest threats to men's health? The good news is that a few lifestyle chan ...

16 June 2015

FDA announces trans fats ban

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News) The Food and Drug Administration is banning artificial trans fats from the American food supply.Trans fats are found in many fried foods and baked goods, and they keep packaged products f ...

04 May 2015

"Melanoma Monday" highlights sun safety

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(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 U.S. & World News, Health

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 ...