Articles tagged with: United States

30 October 2014

Expert says U.S. is experiencing drug abuse epidemic

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- We are in the middle of the worst drug abuse epidemic the country has ever seen. Those are the words of Bob Stutman, a former DEA Agent, who is now considered one of the leading exp ...

08 October 2014

Dunan loses Ebola fight

Posted in U.S. & World News

Dallas, Texas --- (NBC News)  Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly virus in the United States, has died.Duncan arrived from his native Liberia on Septe ...

01 October 2014

Local health organizations respond to Ebola diagnosis in U.S.

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. --- Jackson County Public Health will do more training on how to deal with infectious diseases, now that the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the U.S.  Health experts say Ebola is ...

30 September 2014

Ebola - "We Will Stop It Here"

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Dallas, Texas -- (NBC News)  The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States. The patient began showing symptoms after arriving from Liberia on ...

29 September 2014

GMO wheat crops found in Montana

Posted in U.S. & World News

Mont. --- One to three acres of unregulated GMO wheat has now been found in Montana.GMO wheat is not approved for farming in the U.S. and its discovery can seriously harm trade with other countries. ...

25 September 2014

Arab woman led ISIS airstrike mission

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) The first female fighter pilot for the United Arab Emirates led the airstrike mission against ISIS alongside the United States earlier this week, NBC News reported. Maj. Mariam Al Mansour ...

23 September 2014

War on ISIS widens

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The war on ISIS has widened. U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Syria early Tuesday.The first attacks also targeted other jihad groups accused of plotting terrorist attacks against th ...

26 August 2014

Too many c-sections?

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(KGW)  In the United States one in three pregnancies end in a C-section. Why so many?Some health experts now believe it's because doctors are using an outdated definition of labor and many of those ...

05 August 2014

General dead in Afghan attack

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  U.S. Major General Harold Greene is dead following a gunman's attack inside an Afghanistan military training academy.The two-star general was on a routine visit when witnesses say a lon ...

18 July 2014

Painful mosquito virus now in U.S.

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News) A painful virus passed on by mosquitoes that has been spreading rapidly in the Caribbean and Central America has made its way to the U.S., with the first reported cases in a Florida man a ...