Story of Survival: Shot Deputy Tells All

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — “It was such a random act, you know. In an instant, things went bad.” Deputy Jason Weber says he’s lucky to be alive. He was shot and left for dead because he decided to wear the badge. “Two inches one way or the other, or a centimeter, I might have bled … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports Home Buyers and Sellers

(Consumer Reports) — Some 5 million homes are expected to change hands this year, according to the National Association of Realtors. That’s up about 30% since the depths of the recession. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, Consumer Reports’ survey of real estate agents gives you insider tips on how to negotiate … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Vaccinations in Children

(HealthWatch) — With the recent outbreak of the Measles in Disneyland, many parents are concerned about vaccinations in children who attend the same school as their own. One California dad has asked his sons school district to consider keeping non-vaccinated students from going to school. Carl Krawitt’s son has been battling Leukemia, and his chemo … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Diet Guide

CNN — Healthy eating may not be as hard as you think. Consuming leaner meats and cutting salt and sugar can go a long way to a healthier you. Experts say try to stick with whole, natural foods as much as possible and limit or eliminate processed foods Tamara Melton, a Registered Dietician says too … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Babe

Meet our Pet of the Week! This week’s pet is Babe, a one year old pit bull that weighs about 37 lbs. Babe is a bit shy at first, but once she gets comfortable with her surroundings, she loves to snuggle! She loves plenty of attention and will make a cute little snorting sound when … Continue reading »

HEALTHWATCH: Football and Brain Function

A new study looked at the relationship between the exposure to repeated head impacts in tackle football, prior to age 12, and brain function. The study, published in the medical journal Neurology by researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine, took 42 former N.F.L. players, ages 40-69, and divided them into two groups. The … Continue reading »

Out & About: Paddington and Union Park.

MEDFORD, Ore. — This weekend you can feel like a London tourist at a local boutique’s community event. The train is pulling into Ashland for Paddington Station’s celebration of everyone’s favorite bear staring in his own movie. On Saturday, you can pick up a train ticket at Paddington Station’s front kiosk to start the adventure … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Neuroma

MEDFORD, Ore — A neuroma is a nerve problem in the foot. It can become pinched in a one-time situation, like wearing a pair of shoes that are too tight, or from a trauma to the foot. They can happen slowly over time from repeated use or stress which can aggravate and inflame the nerve. … Continue reading »

In the Kitchen: Almond Milk

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Rachel Downing with NW RAW juice bar in Ashland demonstrates how to make almond milk with an at home blender.

HealthWatch: Mood Swings

MEDFORD, Ore.– People with diabetes can have mood swings for many reasons. It could be anything from blood sugar fluctuations to the psychological stress of having the disease. That’s why doctors say one way to know,  is to check your blood sugar, then talk to your doctor if its too high or too low. Right now … Continue reading »

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