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Medford Police; 6 heroin OD’s in 30 days

Medford, Ore. — Medford Police are expanding on a warning about opioids. According to MPD, a deadly drug is becoming a popular black market purchase in the Rogue Valley. Investigators said fentanyl is making the rounds on the dark web. The drug is …

Immunotherapy shows lung cancer promise

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – Two new studies find immunotherapy could be the new standard of care for lung cancer patients who are often diagnosed after their disease has spread. Researchers have found the drug Keytruda, when given along with standard chemotherapy, …

April is National Autism Awareness Month

(CNN) – April is Autism Awareness Month, launched by the Autism Society of America to help promote inclusion, understanding and awareness for those diagnosed and living with an autism spectrum disorder or ASD. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, …

Providence nurses approve informational picket

Medford, Ore.- Providence Medford Medical Center nurses who are represented by the Oregon Nursing Association have approved an informational picket. The vote was made Wednesday night and allows the nurses to move forward with a picket if a deal isn’t made with …
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