Articles tagged with: health

19 May 2014

Study shows children with less sleep may be at risk for obesity

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

NBC News -- Children who don't get enough sleep may be at an increased risk for obesity. Researchers used parent surveys to assess children's sleep patterns throughout early childhood. By the age of ...

19 May 2014

MERS in the United States

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Monday health officials are warning the deadly virus, MERS, can be easier to transmit than previously thought.The concern comes after a person in Illinois contracted MERS after limited contact. The ...

13 May 2014

Red wine letdown

Posted in Health

(NBC News) Red wine has been hailed in the past as a heart-healthy drink, but in a new study it failed to show any benefit. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine followed nearl ...

09 May 2014

Local farmers rally against proposed Jackson County GMO-ban

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Central Point, Ore. -- Dozens of family farmers who support using genetically modified crops gathered in Central Point Friday morning to show their opposition to measure 15-119. Local farmer Jim Fr ...

09 May 2014

Magazine rejects weight-loss photo

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Illinois --- (KWQC News) After losing nearly half her body weight, one Illinois woman thought her biggest struggles with weight loss were behind her. That was until a picture she submitted to a heal ...

09 May 2014

Oregonians appear to be leaning towards legalizing recreational marijuana

Posted in Regional, Health

Portland, Ore. -- A new Oregon Public Broadcast poll shows Oregonians appear to be leaning towards legalizing recreational marijuana. The last time Oregonians voted on legalizing marijuana was in 20 ...

08 May 2014

Local doctor uses unique approach to reverse diabetes

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Health

Eagle Point, Ore. -- An Eagle Point doctor who heads up the program My Diabetic Solution is being credited with developing a unique way to help people with diabetes. According to the American Diabet ...

06 May 2014

Coca-Cola to remove controversial ingredient

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

With momentum building against an ingredient known as "BVO," the Coca-Cola Company has agreed to stop using it. Coca-Cola has agreed to stop using Brominated Vegetable Oil by the end of the year. Br ...

05 May 2014

Josephine County Commissioners look for public input on medical marijuana facilities

Posted in Local, Politics

Cave Junction, Ore. -- Josephine County Commissioners hold the first of a few town hall meetings getting input from the public on medical marijuana dispensaries.The city of Cave Junction itself has ...

01 May 2014

The annual report of the dirtiest and cleanest produce

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

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 ...