Articles tagged with: health

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 ...

29 March 2014

Rogue River votes to temporarily ban dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Rogue River, Ore. -- Medical marijuana dispensaries are now banned in Rogue River. The city council voted 4-2 in favor of the moratorium Thursday night. The Rogue River ban will last until May 1st ...

28 March 2014

Community helps Medford toddler waiting for kidney transplant

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- On the outside Helen Lynn, who's turning three in May, acts like any other almost three year old. However her life is a lot different than other kids her age. "Unfortunately Helen n ...

28 March 2014

201 years combined: Local couple celebrating 70th anniversary

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Two children, a war, several trips overseas, world travels, and even a broken leg; for better or worse Bill and Olive Watson stick together. "We had a lot of experiences, travel, up ...

27 March 2014

New report shows more cases of child autism

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Regional, Health

Medford, Ore. -- New numbers from the Center for Disease Control show an increase in autism spectrum disorder in children. According to the CDC one in 68 U.S. children has autism compared to one in ...

26 March 2014

Nonprofit releases "fraudulent food" database

Posted in Local, Regional, Health

Grocery shoppers beware! Is what you think you're buying actually what you're getting? The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention is a nonprofit that sets standards used by the FDA and it just released a " ...

25 March 2014

Ashland reassesses medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- The Ashland Planning Commission looked at where in Ashland medical marijuana dispensaries should be allowed and where they shouldn't. Tuesday night the commission discussed the pos ...

24 March 2014

Ashland considers temporary dispensary ban

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

Ashland, Ore. -- The city with one of the most tolerant stances on medical marijuana dispensaries will now consider a temporary ban, said Ashland City Councilor, Carol Voisin. She said it's due to c ...

21 March 2014

Some medical marijuana dispensaries approved in Oregon

Posted in Local, Politics, Economy, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The Oregon Health Authority has approved eight medical marijuana dispensaries. Seven of them have waived their confidentiality and allowed the OHA to publish their locations.  The ...

20 March 2014

Judge dismisses 33 citations issued to The Greenery

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Phoenix, Ore.-- A victory in court Thursday for a medical marijuana patient service center. A Phoenix Municipal Judge ruled to dismiss 33 citations The Greenery received for operating without a busi ...