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Providence preparing for coronavirus outbreak

MEDFORD, Ore. — Providence says it’s closely monitoring the coronavirus situation. That’s after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that public health and healthcare systems could soon be overcrowded. The Oregon Health Authority says there are still no confirmed …

Staying safe in the extreme heat

Medford, Ore. — We’ve hit 100 degrees or more every day in August, and 9 times so far this year. No matter your age, the extreme heat can take a toll on your body. But doctors say there are steps you can …

Art for life’s sake

Medford, Ore., — Cancer can be a deadly disease that affects thousands of men and women across the country every day. But thanks to an art therapy program at Providence Medford Medical Center, it makes the journey just a little bit easier. …

New mammogram guidelines cause some concern

Medford, Ore. — New mammogram guidelines by the American Cancer Society are concerning some Southern Oregon health care providers. This week the ACS changed it’s recommendations for annual mammograms from age 40 to age 45. The organization says these are only guidelines, and say …