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Bacterial meningitis confirmed at Medford school

Medford, Ore- Jackson County health workers say one confirmed case and one suspected case of bacterial meningitis have been discovered at Hedrick Middle School and Hoover Elementary School respectively. Jackson County Public Health is actively working with the schools to notify parents, …

Flu myths busted

(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 most common …

Ailing Clinton cancels fundraisers

(NBC News) — Hillary Clinton will not attend two California fundraisers after she became overheated at the 9/11 memorial in New York Sunday. Clinton’s campaign later confirmed she’s battling pneumonia, and was diagnosed two days earlier. The Democratic presidential nominee later emerged, …

Heat sickness

Medford, Ore., – With temperatures starting to rise in the valley, so is the risk of getting heat sickness. Mercy Flights paramedics say they start to see a lot more people getting heat stroke, or fainting as soon as the summer temperatures …

Little girl donates toys for birthday

Medford, Ore., — Portland 9-year -old Seiana Brotherton just celebrated her birthday, and is visiting her grandparents in the Rogue Valley. Today she presented toys to children at Rogue Regional Medical Center. She’d told friends and family she didn’t want gifts, she …

Dozens sickened at Boston Chipotle

Boston, Mass. — (WHDH) Boston College said Tuesday the number of students complaining of gastrointestinal symptoms after eating at a Chipotle this weekend has climbed to 80, up from the 30 it reported Monday. On Tuesday, the Boston Public Health Commission confirmed the …

Medford skilled nursing facility deals with norovirus

Medford, Ore. — A Medford skilled nursing facility is recovering from a norovirus outbreak. At least 20 patients and 10 staff at Avamere Three Fountains were affected with the gastrointestinal bug which causes vomiting and diarrhea. Health officials at Jackson County Public Health say …