Health

20 February 2015

Study show eating habits worsen

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

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

Posted in Health

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 Local, Regional, Health

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 ...

28 January 2015

What you can do to fight the flu year round

Posted in Health

Medford, Ore. -- Vitamins, minerals and antioxidants are all vital to making your body strong and helping fight the cold and flu.You’ve got the flu shot, you've been sanitizing your hands, but unf ...

26 January 2015

Measles outbreak in California continues to spread

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Gilroy, Calif. --- The measles outbreak in California continues to spread.The latest case involves a Bay Area man who possibly exposed dozens of others while shopping at a Costco in Gilroy. A flyer ...

26 January 2015

Providence Medford enact visitor restrictions to protect patients from flu

Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. --- In the midst of flu season Providence Medford Medical Center is setting restrictions on visitors to protect vulnerable patients from catching the virus. Some of these restrictions ...

22 January 2015

E-Cigarettes found to be more unhealthy than thought

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

E-Cigarettes have been marketed as a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, but a new study shows puffing on E-Cigs could be exposing you to one particular chemical at a greater rate. It ...

19 January 2015

Measles on the move

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Calif. --- (NBC News)  More than 50 people have been diagnosed with the measles in an outbreak that began in December at California's Disneyland. "We are very concerned, and it's expanded much more ...

16 January 2015

Flu outlook worsens

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News)  The flu seems to be everywhere this year, and since the vaccine is largely a mismatch to the viral strain that's circulating, experts are encouraging doctors to turn to prescription dru ...