MEDFORD, Ore. — According to a study by the University of California, San Francisco, women taking birth control pills long-term are twice as likely to develop glaucoma. Researchers examined more than 30,000 women who were 40 and older. Those who used the pill for more than three years had a doubled risk of developing glaucoma. … Continue reading »
It’s that time of year again when trees are trimmed and lights are hung. We are just two weeks away from the Providence Festival of Trees. Providence Medford Medical Center’s Hillary Brown joins Danielle Craig to talk about the festival.
ASHLAND, Ore. — Things in Ashland are a lot quieter now that it’s between Shakespeare seasons, and the community at the base of the Siskiyous is settling back to being a small college town. Down in the railroad district, the Ashland Railway History Museum is working to expand its mission to include other Ashland history, … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — Aomory, our NewsWatch 12 Pet of the Week, is a 7-month-old cat from C.A.T.S., the Committed Alliance to Strays . To adopt Aomory or any of his friends, call C.A.T.S. at 541-779-2196. It’s located at 104 N. Ross Lane in Medford. It is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — North Medford High School students always fight for their sparrows. Three years ago, that’s exactly what they did for 4-year-old Jared Ramirez-Ponce. At the time Jared was battling a rare form of childhood cancer. Within a year and a half of his diagnosis he went into remission. But his dad, Juan Ramirez, … Continue reading »
Today is the last day to nominate someone for Hope for the Holidays. November 15 – 26th you will be able to vote for the family you think needs help the most this season. The top 12 nominees who receive the most votes will be awarded November 29th. Click here for more information.
This weekend you can get a taste of Christmas a little early, check out a piece of entertainment history and travel the yellow brick road. Christmas Bazaar at Crater Rock Museum The Roxy Ann Gem and Mineral Society is hosting its Annual Christmas Bazaar at the Crater Rock Museum on Saturday. From 10 a.m. to … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — A Grants Pass woman is learning how to use a state-of-the-art laptop that she won from the NewsWatch 12 November Give-A-Way. Lisa towers from Grants Pass stopped into the NewsWatch 12 studio today to pick up her prize, after winning the MacBook pro air in the NewsWatch 12 giveaway last week. She … Continue reading »
November is Child Safety Protection Month, which covers everything from keeping children safe at home to making sure they know the rules at school. Felicity Elworthy from Southern Oregon Head Start talks with NewsWatch12 about their health literacy program for parents.
While most of us think of veterans as being older men and women, many of them are young in their early or mid-twenties, returning from fighting overseas. Some choose to go back to college. NewsWatch 12′s Randa Gore reports at Southern Oregon University, where nearly 100 students joined the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) just … Continue reading »