(The following is sponsored content.) NBC5 has teamed up with Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center to bring you Better Health, a weekly report on staying healthy. This week we talk about autism in young children. Asante Health Expert Beth Coker talks ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– A Medford family is receiving the gift of a lifetime to help their child with autism. Local organization Dogs For Better Lives has provided assistance dogs to families across the country at no cost to the recipient. Now ...

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. —A local organization is expanding its services to help support more local families. Dogs for Better Lives opened its doors at its new dog training facility in Central Point Friday. The new state-of-the-art training facility compliments its ...

Central Point, Ore. — A local teenager is dedicating his time to help those in need, but he’s also getting something in return. Every Thursday, volunteers meet up at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church to sort food for families in need. ...

ALBRIGHTSVILLE, Penn. (WBRE) – A Pennsylvania father is making history, becoming the first parent in the state to treat his daughter’s autism with medical marijuana. He hopes it will help her live a normal life. Something as simple as singing ...

Grants Pass, Ore. – The following statement was made by the family of Caleb Maler, whose special condition has caused controversy in regards to whether or not he would walk with his classmates during a normal graduation ceremony. A previously ...

Update: Read a statement made by Caleb Maler’s parents here: https://kobi5.com/?p=54558 Grants Pass, Ore – The parents of a Grants Pass High School student said the school “didn’t think it was appropriate” for their son to walk in the usual ...

Central Point, Ore. — A local non-profit is hoping you have some room in your home and your heart to foster a puppy. Dogs for the Deaf is  continuing to expand its autism assistance dog program and with it the ...

Central Point, Ore. — Dogs for the Deaf is looking for more families with children on the autism spectrum. The organization’s second autism assistance dog, Yoko, was recently placed with a family here in the Rogue Valley, and they’re hoping to ...

Blaine, Minn. (KARE) — Each morning the feet of hundreds of students shuffle off their buses and through the halls of Roosevelt Middle School in Blaine, Minnesota. This year, for the first time ever, four of those feet belong to ...

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