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Statewide birthrate declining, numbers show

MEDFORD, Ore. — Preliminary numbers from the Oregon Health Authority show Oregon’s birthrate is the lowest in 25 years. Financial situations and women having children later in life are some of the different reasons that may contribute to the decline, but local …

Providence nurses pass two-year agreement

MEDFORD, Ore.– UPDATE: Nurses from Providence Medford Medical Center passed a new two-year contract agreement with the hospital on Saturday night. The 287 registered nurses, represented by Oregon Nurses Association successfully voted to ratify the contract after eight months of negotiations and …

Nurses picket at Providence

Medford, Ore. – Some Providence nurses lined Crater Lake Avenue Tuesday, they claim there’s a staffing shortage. Some of the nurses said the staffing issue is hurting patient care. “We are on our feet for 12 to 13 hour days. We miss …