Articles tagged with: health

07 November 2014

Ebola watch ends in Dallas

Posted in U.S. & World News

Dallas, Texas -- (NBC News)  Friday marked the end of the 21-day monitoring period for anyone i Texas who was exposed to the Ebola virus.  "This was an unprecedented event. It was the first time e ...

16 October 2014

Jackson County Health briefs public about how they're preparing for Ebola

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Health Department held a press conference briefing the community on how they're preparing for Ebola on Thursday.  The important thing the health department tried ...

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 ...

30 September 2014

What's the best birth control for teens? Hint: it's not the pill

Posted in Health

(NBC News) The best birth control to offer teenage girls is an implantable rod, followed by an IUD, pediatricians say in new guidance. It may seem odd to think of a pediatrician prescribing birth co ...

02 September 2014

Ten benefits of breast feeding

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News)  New research finds that what your baby eats during his first year of life can have a tremendous impact on his health all the way through first grade.According to a series of new studies ...

22 August 2014

Teen marijuana use on the rise

Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Some medical experts say the move to legalize marijuana is giving teens a false sense that marijuana is safe. Doctors says the brain isn't fully developed until about 26 years old ...

28 July 2014

Two Americans diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia

Posted in U.S. & World News

Two American health workers have now been stricken with the Ebola Virus while working to contain its spread in Liberia. The news has many asking, what exactly is Ebola? The virus is mostly found in ...

17 June 2014

FDA: Cut the salt

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News)  The Food and Drug Administration is preparing new voluntary guidelines to reduce the salt in restaurant meals and processed foods. The recommendations are part of a federal effort to pr ...

12 June 2014

Dispensary generates money for Gold Hill

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

Gold Hill, Ore. -- After only four days of business, Breeze Botanicals the medical marijuana dispensary in Gold Hill has already generated hundreds of dollars for the city. The managing owner, Brie ...

09 June 2014

Preliminary injunction placed on Greenery

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Phoenix, Ore. -- A judge sides with the City of Phoenix and the medical marijuana facility "The Greenery" will remain closed for now.Basing his decision on federal law Jackson County Judge Ron D. Gr ...