Brian Morton

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Name: Brian Morton
Date registered: May 4, 2012


Brian Morton has anchored NewsWatch 12 at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00 for 15 years. He is a happily married father of three. He graduated from Cal-Berkley. Brian makes his home in Medford and says he never wants to leave the Rogue Valley

Latest posts

  1. HealthWatch: Migraine Pain — February 26, 2015
  2. Healthwatch: Risks of Too Much Sleep — February 25, 2015
  3. HealthWatch: Heart Attack Symptoms — February 24, 2015
  4. HeatlthWatch: Peanut Allergies and Kids — February 23, 2015
  5. HealthWatch: Alcohol Portrayed Online — February 20, 2015

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HealthWatch: Cutting Calories Eating Out

CNN — Decades ago, eating out was saved for a special occasion but today research shows on average, Americans eat out, often close to five times a week. Although there are plenty of options for all kinds of food,  you don’t always have control of the fat and calorie content in your meal. Dr. Andrew … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Dogs Can Read Human Emotion

MEDFORD, Ore. — Dogs are able to distinguish between different emotions in human faces by sight, researchers from the Clever Dog Lab at Vienna’ University of Veterinary Medicine found, Austrian media reported on Thursday. Austria Press Agency reported that researchers Corsin Mueller and Ludwig Huber showed 20 dogs both a happy face and an angry … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Smoking Deaths Increased

MEDFORD, Ore. — The U.S. surgeon general says about 480,000 Americans die each year as a result of smoking. But a new analysis suggests the true figure may be closer to 575,000. The 21 causes of death that have been officially blamed on smoking accounted for 83% of the actual deaths among smokers who were … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Helping Children With Shots

CNN — If you stress about taking your child to get vaccines and shots, you’re not alone. There are ways to make the experience a positive one for you and your kids. When children go to the doctor, the first question they usually ask is “will i get a shot?” Doctors say there are good … Continue reading »

All Day Kindergarten Coming to Medford

MEDFORD Ore. — The school day will be getting longer for kids in Kindergarten in the Medford School District. The school board Monday night voted to allocate more then one million dollars to pay for all day Kindergarten. Some parents at the school board meeting voiced concerns about the plan. They were not sure what … Continue reading »

Healthwatch: HPV Vaccine

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new study from Harvard University and University of Southern California researchers found that girls who received the HPV vaccine didn’t have higher rates of sexually transmitted diseases when compared with non-vaccinated girls. The findings, published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, suggest that the HPV vaccine doesn’t result … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Open Saturday

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. — Mt. Ashland Ski Area announced that it will re-open tomorrow, Saturday, February 7th. So far, mountain officials say they have already received 18″ of heavy snow from the current storm and they say they expect additional accumulation to occur over the next several days. The grooming team is currently on the mountain … Continue reading »

Healthwatch: Weight Loss Risks

CNN — Having weight-loss surgery is a big decision, and there can be complications. For Ron Coothran, obesity has been a life long struggle. He tried several diets but balooned to well over 350 pounds. He opted for the “gold standard” in weight loss surgery, the gastric bypass. The surgery itself went well but just … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Sugar Concerns

MEDFORD, Ore. — Yogurt. bread. frozen pizza. canned fruit. What ingredient do they have in common? A hint: It tastes just like sugar. It’s high fructose corn syrup but does it act just like sugar when it comes to your health? a new report suggests maybe it doesn’t and that high fructose corn syrup could … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Moderate Jogging Works

MEDFORD, Ore — Too much exercise really can kill you, scientists have discovered, after finding runners who speed along at 7mph or more are doing themselves more harm than good. A study of 1,098 runners found that those who ran the fastest were nine times more likely to die prematurely within 12 years than those … Continue reading »

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