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Increases in opioid overdoses leads to red alert

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — The Jackson County Public Health and Human Services has reported they’ve seen an increase in accidental overdoses from illegal opioids. The red alert is being issued based on a sharp spike of overdoses occurring within the last 24-hours. …

New treatment center for women opens in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – A new treatment program geared towards women opened in Medford today. The Reddy House Residential Treatment program is run by the Addictions Recovery Center. It allows women and new mothers to receive treatment for substance use disorders in a …

Local athlete fighting for a cause

Medford, Ore. – A local MMA fighter is raising awareness for a rare genetic disorder. Irene White says she’s fighting to keep 8-year-old Carter Anderson alive. “I’m fighting for a boy named Carter, his birthday is actually this Monday, he will be …

U.C. Davis conducts large autism study

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 for the …

New device targets seizures

Houston, Texas (KPRC) — Brandi Pipes hopes to publish a book one day. “I’m collecting stories from epileptics all over the world,” she explains. But complications from her own epilepsy make independent living, driving, and even reading impossible. “Reading started hurting me,” …