Health News

Schools should start later for teens, experts say

DARIEN, Illinois – Experts say school days that begin early for teenagers can be linked to car accidents, depression and poor academic performance. USA TODAY reports sleep researchers found as teenagers enter puberty, their sleep tends to start later in the evening …

Pear Blossom runners ready for weather

Medford, Ore. — 4500 people will be lacing up their sneakers for Saturday morning’s Pear Blossom Run, and it promises to be a chilly one. But runners we spoke with say they’re ready for whatever mother nature has in store. “Fingers crossed that …

Teen saves his mom’s life using CPR

Grants Pass, Ore.– “A doctor said, ‘You died,’ and I was like, ‘I what?’ and he said, ‘You died and your son resuscitated you.'” It took many sets of hands to help Katie Parker stand alive and well, but it was a specially trained …

Oregon counties ranked based on health

Medford, Ore. — How healthy is the county you live in? A new study out is stacking them up — based on a number of factors. Southern Oregon counties are sitting pretty low on the list. According to a recent rankings report from …

Allergy season arrives

Medford, Ore. — As many know living in Southern Oregon means you’re more at risk for allergies. With the weather warming up and flowers blooming we’re starting to see more hints of spring, but spring may come with a price. Jennifer Minahen …
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