Boy Donates Hair to Cancer Patients

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene boy is proving you’re never too young to make a difference. Eight-year-old Brogan Leppo just donated his hair to Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths program. He started growing it out 18 months ago after watching videos of cancer survivors who had been helped by the hair donation program. So on Monday, after … Continue reading »

CDC Researching at UO Vaccine Clinic

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon says it’s working to spread the word about this week’s mass immunization clinics through social media and word of mouth with students. UO officials say they’re working to make sure cost isn’t deterring anyone from getting immunized. Last week, the CDC recommended this vaccine be used in outbreak … 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 »

UO Holds Sex Assault Forum

EUGENE, Ore. — Students, employees, and community members attended a forum at The Ford Alumni Center on the University of Oregon campus, to discuss sexual assaults on campus. Interim President Scott Coltrane says this is a culmination of all recommendations that have been made throughout the last year on how to prevent sexual assaults and … Continue reading »

UO Works to Vaccinate Students

EUGENE, Ore. — A mass effort is underway on the University of Oregon campus to get 22,000 students vaccinated by the end of the week. The UO has a long way to go if they want to hit that goal. About 400 students came in to get the shot Monday. That brings the total to … Continue reading »

UO Sexual Assault Forum

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is hosting a forum Monday night on how to prevent sexual assault on campus and also how to support survivors. The forum is open to all students, employees and community members. It will include an update from interim president, Scott Coltrane, on the university’s effort to prevent sexual … Continue reading »

UO Vaccination Clinics Begin Monday

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is preparing for the mass vaccination clinics that start Monday. So far nearly 3,000 students have received the vaccine. The mass clinics are a partnership between Lane County Public Health and the University of Oregon. Students will be able to get the vaccine and bill their insurance directly … Continue reading »

Businesses Hold Fundraiser for Family

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — It’s a tragic situation that has caught the attention of not only community members, but local businesses as well. They say they’re hoping to help the Hudson family through donations in this time of need. A tragedy that has torn apart a family is now bringing a community together. “It’s a tragic, … Continue reading »

OSU Library Porn Star Shares Her Story

SALEM, Ore. — The former Oregon State University student accused of filming a pornographic video in a campus library is sharing her side of the story. The worldwide sensation started at the OSU Valley Library, where 19-year-old Kendra Sunderland was caught for live-streaming a pornographic show. On Friday, KEZI 9 News met with Sunderland at … Continue reading »

Oregon Vaccine Exemption Ban Considered

By SHEILA V KUMAR Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Parents who want to maintain the right to refuse vaccinations for their children are mounting a strong fight against an Oregon bill that takes aim at the state’s highest-in-the-nation rate of non-medical vaccine exemptions. The measure would eliminate personal, religious and philosophical exemptions to vaccine … Continue reading »

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