Health

06 April 2014

Tumor Hater dance party for a special cause

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Health, Local

Medford, Ore. --  A charity that helps pay the bills of people with tumors is making big plans. Tumor Hater Inc. founder, Kelly Matthews is throwing a valley wide high school dance party on April 2 ...

03 April 2014

Mental health options avaliable at local VA clinic

Posted in Health, Local

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 ...

02 April 2014

Grants Pass bans medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Grants Pass, Ore.-- The city council voted unanimously Wednesday night to adopt a moratorium that will temporarily ban medical marijuana dispensaries in Grants Pass until May of 2015. They took it ...

02 April 2014

Ashland votes in favor of limited ban on medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- The Ashland City Council voted Tuesday night to temporarily ban dispensaries in city limits in certain areas. The councilors went back and forth for hours on different motions, fina ...

01 April 2014

Oregon Health Authority changes all-out ban on marijuana edibles

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Health, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- The Oregon Health Authority takes a step back from a proposed ban on medical marijuana laced foods at dispensaries. At medical marijuana dispensary, Siskiyou Medical Supply, a sizab ...

31 March 2014

What you need to know about health insurance and Cover Oregon

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

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 Health, Local, Politics, Regional, Economy

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 ...

31 March 2014

Oregonians have until April 30 to get health coverage

Posted in Health, Regional

(OPB) Oregonians have until April 30 to enroll in a health insurance plan under Cover Oregon. The state is granting residents another month because of technical problems with the state's health exch ...

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 Health, Local, Politics

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 ...