Kathy Wing

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Name: Kathy Wing
Date registered: April 27, 2012

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  1. Prescribed Burn Near Lakeview — March 4, 2015
  2. HealthWatch: Heroin Overdosing Increases — March 4, 2015
  3. Consumer Reports: Best Cold Remedies — March 4, 2015
  4. 2015 Senior Fair — March 4, 2015
  5. HealthWatch: Women’s Health Insurance — March 3, 2015

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Prescribed Burn Near Lakeview

LAKEVIEW — People living in the Lakeview area may see smoke from a controlled burn being maintained in the Fremont-Winema National Forest. The 1,000 acre burn area is located about 20 miles west of Lakeview. It is being conducted by the  Lakeview Ranger District firefighters.near Drews Reservoir.  As weather, vegetation moisture, temperatures and all other … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Heroin Overdosing Increases

As the nation struggles with an epidemic of pain pill addiction a new report says a related but growing problem is that more Americans are dying from an illegal drug. A new Centers for Disease Ccontrol report shows that, even as the prescription painkiller problem may be leveling off, the nation is facing a new … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Best Cold Remedies

Cold season is in full swing and that has many people turning to so-called “natural” remedies to try and prevent colds or ease the symptoms. Consumer Reports has reviewed the evidence and can tell you the best ways to treat a cold. Anyone who’s had a cold wants to do something to make it go … Continue reading »

2015 Senior Fair

MEDFORD — It’s time once again for the annual ACCESS Senior Fair. This year’s fair is set for Tuesday, March 17 at the Medford Armory on South Pacific Highway. The fair features more than 80 booths offering great information on healthcare, professional services, living facilities, arts organizations and other critical resources for seniors. Also look … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Women’s Health Insurance

Oregon legislators are looking at a bill that would cover all women’s reproductive health issues. If passed, the bill would require health insurance companies to pay for contraception, abortion, pre-natal care, childbirth, and post partum care. Those who agree with the bill say they support most of the aspects of it, like insurance paying for … Continue reading »

Volunteers Speak Out for Red Cross Month

MEDFORD — The Red Cross says their volunteers are some of the first to reach out to fire and flood victims on the worst days of their lives. Now, during Red Cross Month, the local chapter of the Red Cross says it has responded to 27 house fires in Jackson County since July 1st of … Continue reading »

Medford Seeks New School Health Center

MEDFORD — Every Medford high school has a nurse’s office for sick students. But the addition of a school-based health center would add all the resources of a medical clinic to students while they’re in class. The school based health centers that are already in Medford elementary schools offer medical, dental, and even mental health services. Now … Continue reading »

Jackson County Master Recyclers Class

MEDFORD — The Jackson County Recycling Partnership is looking for people who want to learn how to become a Master Recycler. A course is being offered providing in-depth training on a variety of subjects including hazardous waste avoidance, composting, plastics, and managing e-waste. Weekly classes will take place on tuesday evenings, from March 10 through … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Ear Infections

Doctors say ear infections are one of the most common illnesses in children -and they can be more common during the winter months. Doctors say it’s not unusual for kids to suffer through one or two of them… especially if they’re in daycare or school. But experts say three or more ear infections should be … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Hope Lodge

When battling cancer… patients often have to travel hundreds of miles to get the proper treatment. Finding a place to stay during treatment can be stressful and costly. That’s why the American Cancer Society funds hope lodges across the country…. a home away from home for cancer patients. Danny Shletz, Director of Hope Lodge, says, … Continue reading »

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