Out & About: Crab Festival & Bridal Show

Crab Festival If cracking into coastal crab is your kind of thing than this weekend is for you! The Port of Brookings Harbor holds its First Crab Festival! The festival takes place Saturday with all kinds of events and taste crab to try beginning at 10 a.m. A special Dungeness dinner with local brews is … Continue reading »

Cancer-Fighting Salad Ingredients

MEDFORD, Ore. -Building a healthy lifestyle starts with a healthy diet. NewsWatch12’s Kirstin O’Connor joined “Cooking For Wellness” Chef Pablo Aguilar in the kitchen to demonstrate how to create a salad with cancer-fighting ingredients.

HEALTHWATCH: Take Off Pounds Sensibly

MEDFORD, Ore. – “Take Off Pounds Sensibly” is a program designed to help people make positive life choices, in order to reach their weight-loss goals. NewsWatch12’s Danielle Craig spoke with Shelia Jones, a program representative, about how health isn’t just about the number on the scale, but how you feel, inside and out.

MONEYWATCH: Financial Infidelity

(CNN)– A new survey finds many Americans are keeping their partners in the dark about everything from bank accounts to extra purchases; Experts said those little secrets about spending can add up and it can also take a toll on a relationship. A new survey from CreditCards.comcom finds more than 7 million Americans have hidden … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports Travel Clubs

Expensive vacations to exotic places often seem out of reach. So many people join travel clubs, which promise years of discounted airfare, hotels and dining. But Consumer Reports has found that hundreds of those dream vacations have turned into nightmares. Problems with travel clubs have been found throughout the country. The attorneys general of several … Continue reading »

HEALTHWATCH: Coffee and Skin Cancer

(ABC) — Coffee is one of America’s go-to drinks, and a new study may give us another excuse to have a 2nd, 3rd, or even 4th cup. The journal of the “National Cancer Institute” suggests that coffee may curb the risk of malignant melanoma, a potentially deadly skin cancer. Researchers looked at medical records for … Continue reading »

HEALTHWATCH: Prepaing Pets for new Baby

(CNN) — Bringing a baby home for the first time can be a “ruff” experience for some dogs, but with a little help, things can be much smoother. Meredith Minkin is a certified dog trainer. She recommends dogs, who have not been exposed to children, receive training before a newborn arrives. “I oftentimes ask owners … Continue reading »

MONEYWATCH: Apple’s MLK Stirs Employees

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)– Tim Cook has a framed picture of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the wall in his office. The Apple (AAPL, Tech30) CEO shared that detail last year when he came out as gay. Cook wrote in a landmark op-ed that he was inspired by King’s words on public service: “Life’s most … Continue reading »

MONEYWATCH: Super Bowl Travel Tips

(CNN)– Fans contemplating a trip to Phoenix for Super Bowl festivities shouldn’t wait much longer to book travel. Data from travel website, Orbitz, says airfares to the big game usually jump once the two teams are in place. It jumped 25% to New York last year and 40% to New Orleans two years ago. Orbitz … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Low-Cost Laptops

Prices for laptops are all over the map. Some can set you back thousands of dollars, while others cost $300 or less. Consumer Reports has tested some of the lowest-cost laptops to find out what they offer, and what they don’t. If you just do the basics like word processing, browsing the Web and streaming … Continue reading »

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