MEDFORD, Ore. — Heart attacks substantially decreased during the pandemic but had a higher risk of death, according to a recent Providence St. Josephine Health study. Providence analyzed heart attack patients from 49 of its hospitals in six states, including ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Oregon students, and students across the country, are poised to face a pitfall in academic learning due to the coronavirus pandemic. With lengthy school shutdowns, a research study from Portland projects students will not be as well equipped ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new study being conducted by Dr. David James at Washington State University is monitoring Monarch butterflies and a Medford woman is helping. Monarch butterflies are close to being on the endangered species list and this study ...

 Medford, Ore. — A comprehensive, 2 year study is now underway on Medford’s water. NBC5 News first told you about this study last summer. Now, scientists are hard at work at the Duff Water Treatment Plant conducting bench scale testing. ...

Medford, Ore. — A comprehensive study of  Medford’s water is getting underway. NBC5 News was first to tell you about it when it was revealed lead pipes were still in use in parts of Medford. Now, those pipes have been removed, ...

Washington, D.C.-  A new study has revealed some baby food sold in stores has detectable levels of lead. The Environmental Defense Fund explored data from the Food and Drug Administration and found evidence of elevated lead levels. “That included fruit ...

Medford, Ore. — Deaths are outpacing births in several southern Oregon counties. That’s according to new numbers from Portland State University’s Population Research Center. But the region is still seeing an overall boost in population. “We’re growing,” regional economist Guy Tauer ...

Davis, Calif. (KOVR) — Lucy was diagnosed with autism at just 18 months. Lucy’s mother, Caroline said the last four years have been tough, but rewarding, “She’s worked really hard, and people would come to our house for hours.” And ...

Medford, Ore. — Only on NBC5 News, a comprehensive study will soon be taking place on water in the Rogue Valley, and tonight NBC5 News has learned that lead was recently found in old connection pipes, or pigtails. Medford Water Commission ...

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, ...

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