Articles tagged with: health

06 May 2014

Coca-Cola to remove controversial ingredient

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

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 ...

05 May 2014

Josephine County Commissioners look for public input on medical marijuana facilities

Posted in Local, Politics

Cave Junction, Ore. -- Josephine County Commissioners hold the first of a few town hall meetings getting input from the public on medical marijuana dispensaries.The city of Cave Junction itself has ...

01 May 2014

The annual report of the dirtiest and cleanest produce

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

The USDA's latest dietary recommendations suggest half our plates be filled with fruits and vegetables. Today, a non-profit research organization released its annual report of the dirtiest as well a ...

24 April 2014

The Dylan McNeil Foundation and Dutch Bros. fundraiser for World Meningitis Day

Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Today is World Meningitis Day and Dutch Bros. is teaming up with one local charity to raise awareness about the disease. A portion of its proceeds will go to the Dylan McNeil Founda ...

22 April 2014

Gold Hill passes 1 year ban on dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Gold Hill, Ore. -- The City of Gold Hill approves a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries, they say just in order to buy time to amend city code. The council voted three to three Monday night in fa ...

22 April 2014

Klamath County moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A year long moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries is now in place in Klamath County. The public testimony was emotional at times. "I suffer from spinal spasms - all day ...

03 April 2014

Mental health options avaliable at local VA clinic

Posted in Local, Health

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 ...

31 March 2014

What you need to know about health insurance and Cover Oregon

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Regional, Health

Medford, Ore. -- For most people across the nation, the deadline for getting health insurance under the Affordable Care Act was March 31st.  However, Oregonians have a bit more time to get health i ...

31 March 2014

Marijuana goes mainstream

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics, Economy, Health

Eugene, Ore. -- (The Register-Guard) There was an unmistakable feeling of excitement among the approximately 400 attendees of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference Sunday at the Hilton Eu ...

29 March 2014

Are e-cigarettes really safer than cigarettes? Doctors say no

Posted in Health

Many of the health effects of electronic cigarettes are still uncertain but local physicians say they are not any safer than traditional cigarettes. Dr. Rebecca Schane from Asante Rogue Regional sa ...