Ashley Hall

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Name: Ashley Hall
Date registered: May 4, 2012

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  1. HealthWatch: Alzheimer’s Risk in Women — April 16, 2014
  2. Huddleston Guilty on All Counts — April 16, 2014
  3. Ashland Prepares for Plastic Bag Ban — April 16, 2014
  4. Cinder Block Suspects Identified — April 15, 2014
  5. HealthWatch: “Hangry” Fighting — April 14, 2014

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HealthWatch: Alzheimer’s Risk in Women

STANFORD, Ore. — Researchers have new information about why women develop Alzheimer’s at a higher rate than men.  About 1 in 6 women will develop the disease, compared to 1 in 11 men.  It’s long been thought those numbers were because women live longer than men on average. But Michael Greicius, MD, assistant professor of … Continue reading »

Huddleston Guilty on All Counts

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Jackson County Jury says a Medford man is guilty on all counts.  Sentencing will be Thursday morning. Jury deliberations lasted more than seven hours before the verdict was handed down. Huddleston was found guilty of 10 counts, including murder, and solicitation to commit murder, for his efforts to hire two men … Continue reading »

Ashland Prepares for Plastic Bag Ban

ASHLAND, Ore. –  The Ashland City Council expects a plastic bag ban to become a reality in a matter of months. Last night, the council held the first reading on the issue. The second reading will happen at the next council meeting, and it’s expected to pass after that and become law. This ban would impact all stores and businesses … Continue reading »

Cinder Block Suspects Identified

CRESWELL, Ore. — A 16 and 17 year old have been identified as suspects in a cinder block being dropped off of Interstate 5 and onto a moving vehicle Sunday. Oregon State Police (OSP) received phone calls that led to identifying two juvenile males. A woman was injured inside the car. The lead OSP investigating … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: “Hangry” Fighting

Columbus, Ohio — While it is not  uncommon for married couples to argue, Ohio State University researchers say hunger could make the fighting worse. For 21 days, glucose levels were measured in 107 married couples. Then, participants competed against their spouse on a 25-trial task in which the winner blasted the loser with loud noise … Continue reading »

S. Oregon Business Faces BOLI Penalties

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Bureau of Labor and Industries says a southern Oregon company didn’t pay fair wages will be ineligible for public projects for 3 years. Hard Rock Concrete, Inc. must pay $13,600 in civil penalties for failing to pay workers fair wages. BOLI says “An earlier investigation found that Hard Rock Concrete Inc. … Continue reading »

Small Blasts Expected near Phoenix

PHOENIX, Ore. — Today and tomorrow from noon to 3 you may notice small test blasts near the new North Phoenix Road alignment project. The Oregon Department of Transportation says “the blasts will determine the extent of later production blasting to fracture rock for the new roadway alignment, located northeast of the Home Depot.” “The … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Expired Meds Usually OK

(CNN) – Using an expired drug is probably ok if you have a minor health issue such as a headache or sinus trouble. Many medicines, especially tablets and capsules, have a shelf life well beyond the date on the bottle, experts say. Dr. Sharon Bergquist from the Emory School of Medicine says “The reality is … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Pancake Syrup Warning

Yonkers, N.Y. — Consumer Reports recently reported that some kinds of caramel color in soft  drinks can contain a potential carcinogen.  Now it’s tested several brands of pancake syrups. The results underscore why consumers should be aware of how much food they eat that lists caramel color on  the label. The Consumer Reports tests show … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Realistic Exercise

(CNN) — Life can feel like a marathon, but you don’t need to run one to stay in shape. Physical fitness experts say walking, riding a bike, even a weekly Zumba class can keep you feeling your best. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average person should try to get in … Continue reading »

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