Health

01 May 2014

The annual report of the dirtiest and cleanest produce

Posted in Health, U.S. & World News

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 ...

30 April 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Klamath Falls

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

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The first medical marijuana dispensary in southern Oregon opened this morning in Klamath Falls. Edward Medina, Jr. opened his dispensary at nine this morning. Medina got his s ...

24 April 2014

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

Posted in Health, Local

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 Health, Local, Politics

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 Health, Local, Politics

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 ...

17 April 2014

Choosing the best food options

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Health, Local

Medford, Ore. -- A trip to the grocery store means a lot of options. Should we buy organic or local? Frozen or fresh? And is one better for us than the other? Sherri Sexton, a dietitian at Asante, s ...

15 April 2014

Ashland puts final okay on limited temporary medical marijuana dispensary ban

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- You could feel the tension in the room as the Ashland City Council went back and forth Tuesday night discussing once again a limited ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. In a seco ...

14 April 2014

As swimsuit season approaches expert warns about fad diets

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

Meford, Ore. -- With summer just around the corner there's still time to lose a couple of pounds before heading out to the coast or the lake. But one dietitian is warning people about shedding those ...

14 April 2014

FDA hears proposals on brewery regulations

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The Food and Drug Administration is looking at tightening regulations on farm animal feed. Some of that feed comes from beer breweries. Some say the proposed ruling could hurt local ...

13 April 2014

GMO awareness talk at Jacksonville Library

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Jacksonville, Ore. --  Local GMO free activists hosted an informational talk regarding genetically modified crops at the Jacksonville Library Sunday afternoon. It's one of several talks coming with ...