Klamath Falls, Ore. – A Klamath Falls man who weighs over 400 pounds is off on an 80 mile bicycle ride over the Cascades to Medford. Eric Hoffman weighs over 430 pounds – which is much less than the 540 ...

Washington, D.C. (CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it will now regulate all tobacco-related products, including electronic cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco. Once in effect, the new rules will prohibit the sale of all tobacco ...

Portland, Ore. — Oregon oysters are safe to eat, but they contain some chemicals they shouldn’t. A new study from Portland State University said the native Olympia oysters in Coos and Netarts Bay contain chemicals from pain relievers, antibiotics, mercury, ...

Medford, Ore. — For the fourth consecutive year, Asante earns a rare honor. Asante has been named one of the 15 top health systems in the nation by ‘Truven Health Analytics’, a business research firm. The 2016 Truven study evaluated ...

Medford, Ore. — A two-day Longevity Summit in Medford brought the latest health research on living longer to Rogue Valley residents this weekend. This is the second year of the longevity summit, and it’s grown quite a bit. More than ...

Nashville, Tenn. — Doctors at Vanderbilt University say they’re treating an increasing number of patients with a red meat allergy linked to tick bites. The allergy, called alpha-gal syndrome, can cause hives, vomiting or even breathing problems hours after eating ...

Tampa, Fla. — (WFLA) State and federal crackdowns on prescription drug abuse have led to unintended consequences for chronic pain patients who rely on narcotics to function, patients and doctors tell NBC News affiliate WFLA. Patti DeSalvo called 8 On ...

Washington, D.C. (NBC News) — The sixth anniversary of Obamacare was marked Wednesday by its fourth challenge at the U.S. Supreme court. The deep divisions of opinion on display outside were seemingly reflected by the justices inside in a showdown ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The ‘Blue Zones Project’ has kicked off in Klamath Falls, with a goal of helping people live longer, happier, healthier lives. NBC5 spoke with the Blue Zones founder about what steps you can take to achieve ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A 3-year project aimed at helping people in Klamath Falls live longer, happier, healthier lives kicked off today. It’s called the ‘Blue Zones Project’. Project founder Dan Buettner explains:  “Blue Zones are parts of the world ...

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