(NBC News) — Researchers are finding some preliminary success with birth control shots–for men! The world health organization studied twice-daily hormone shots to suppress sperm counts in about 300 men. The method was found to be 96-percent effective. The shots ...

Medford, Ore. – Since the day Alejandro Munoz was born in 2006, it was known that he would eventually need a kidney transplant–he has spent most of his short life fighting stage four kidney disease. According to the Children’s Organ ...

Medford, Ore. —  A group of southern Oregon doctors and nurses are heading to Haiti next week. It’s a trip that’s been planned for months through the Haiti Health Initiative. The non-profit provides free services to Haitians in rural communities. But the ...

(NBC News) — This is a big year for marijuana. A Gallup poll last October shows more than half the country, 58 percent, think marijuana should be legal, and on election day voters in nine states will decide if people ...

(NBC News) — Just under half of all Americans got the flu vaccine last year, and some doctors say common myths about the vaccine may be one reason why many choose not to get a flu shot. One of the ...

Grants Pass, Ore., — An event in Grants Pass, “Next, Now”,  is the first ever cross-sector partnership between Jackson, Josephine and Curry counties. The two day seminar is focusing on improving health, safety and education in our communities. The purpose ...

Tampa Bay, Fla. (WFLA) — Tampa, Florida’s first Family Medical Cannabis Clinic is now offering a non-euphoric strain of marijuana as a treatment option for children and adults. “It’s an incredibly safe profile,” Dr. David Berger explains.  “You can’t get ...

Medford, Ore., — This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week, and the people at Compass House in Medford are doing a month of activities to promote it. Today was the 3rd annual March 4 Hope at Pear Blossom Park in ...

(NBC News) — A new study sort of defies what you’d think would be weight loss common sense. It suggests wearing a fitness tracker to tally the number of steps you take in a day doesn’t necessarily mean the numbers ...

Medford, Ore. — The head of Oregon’s state-chartered worker’s compensation company is spending time in Medford promoting health and safety beyond the work place. SAIF is a nonprofit state-chartered corporation providing workman’s compensation insurance to employers. Kerry Barnett, the president ...

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