HealthWatch: Diabetes and Mood

(CNN) – Diabetes can affect both your physiological and mental health.  One of the psychological side effects that can be challenging to diagnose is mood swings.  But depression and emotional distress are more common in diabetes patients than you might think. Diabetes patients can have mood swings for many reasons. It could be anything from … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Shaun White on Career & Music

Shaun White spoke with Newswatch 12’s Danielle Craig about his tough showing at the 2015 Winter X Games, the future of his career and his second passion, music. He also said the show Air + Style is going to bring together his passions offering both snowboarding and music.  He describes the event as Coachella meets … Continue reading »

HEALTHWATCH: Men and Selfies

HEALTHWATCH — A new study is not painting a pretty picture for men who post a lot of selfies on social media. Eight hundred men age 18 to 40 were asked to complete and online survey. They were asked about their photo posting behavior and filled out a standard questionnaire. Researchers found that men who … Continue reading »

Healthwatch: Low Testosterone Therapy

Medford, Ore.– Testosterone therapy we’ve seen the ads claiming that it can treat the problem of “Low T,” or low testosterone which some say leads to everything from decreased energy to faltering sex drive. But recent studies linking this treatment to heart disease have given some men pause. Now, a new review of research suggesting … Continue reading »

In The Kitchen: Lobster Shooters

MEDFORD, Ore., — Chef Dale Fowler of the Regency Grill in Medford shows us how to visit the coast by staying in the kitchen with a yummy recipe for Lobster Shooters.

Consumer Reports: Overuse of CT Scans

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — CT scans give medical professionals detailed pictures of the inner workings of your body but can also expose you to high doses of radiation. More than 80 million CT scans are performed in the U.S. every year. But about a third of those scans serve no medical purpose, according to research published … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Fighting Obesity with Sleep

(CNN) — Doctors call childhood obesity an epidemic. In fact, the number of kids who are overweight has doubled in the past 30 years, while the number of overweight adolescents has quadrupled. This has the medical community concerned. A new study pin points one of the potential problems. In 2012, more than one third of … Continue reading »

MONEYWATCH: Tax Season Scams

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) You may not be the only person trying to get your tax refund from the IRS this tax season. Identity thieves are stealing people’s Social Security numbers and other key pieces of personal information in order to file a fraudulent tax return and claim a refund, the IRS warned Monday. The scammers … Continue reading »

‘Safety Dance’ Teaches Kids to be Safe

Actress Tia Mowery is helping launch a new program to teach kids the tools to keep them safe from strangers through dance. The Kid Smartz program was created by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.  It’s teaching children safety and abduction prevention with a dance contest.  Local students can make their own video … Continue reading »

Oregon is a Concern for Measles Outbreak

Medford, Ore. – ABC’s Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser said he is concerned about Oregon as the measles outbreak continues. He said living in a state with low vaccination rates does increase the chance of contracting measles saying, “Oregon is one of the states that really has me worried.” Dr. Besser said he … Continue reading »

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