Healthwatch

  • HealthWatch: Adults and the Flu

    HealthWatch: Adults and the Flu

    March 5, 2015

    New research shows adults may not get the flu as often as children. Researcher analyzed the blood of from volunteers, looking at antibody levels against nine different influenza strains that circulated from 1968 to 2009.

    HealthWatch: Heroin Overdosing Increases

    HealthWatch: Heroin Overdosing Increases

    March 4, 2015

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    HealthWatch: Women’s Health Insurance

    HealthWatch: Women's Health Insurance

    March 3, 2015

    A bill moving through the Oregon Legislature could require insurance providers to cover all types of women's reproductive services.

    HealthWatch: Celiac Disease

    HealthWatch: Celiac Disease

    March 3, 2015

    Doctors are warning people about the risks of going gluten free when there is not a specific diagnosis of celiac disease.

    HealthWatch: Negative Napping and Kids

    HealthWatch: Negative Napping and Kids

    March 3, 2015

    A new study shows a midday nap may not be as beneficial to your child as originally believed.

    Medford Seeks New School Health Center

    Medford Seeks New School Health Center

    March 2, 2015

    The Medford School District is seeking the public's input into the establishment of a health clinic in a Medford High School.

    HealthWatch: Social Jet Lag

    HealthWatch: Social Jet Lag

    March 2, 2015

    Monday marks the beginning of "Sleep Awareness Week". It's an annual campaign aimed at promoting the importance of sleep.

    HealthWatch: Ear Infections

    HealthWatch: Ear Infections

    February 27, 2015

    For some children, ear infections are a common and painful condition. But how do you know if you child is having too many of them?

    HealthWatch: Coffee Cure

    HealthWatch: Coffee Cure

    February 27, 2015

    Studies show coffee intake has been linked to a reduced risk of several diseases including Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Now two new studies find drinking coffee may also protect against Multiple Sclerosis.

    HealthWatch: Migraine Pain

    HealthWatch: Migraine Pain

    February 26, 2015

    Research says indoor cycling can help with pain associated with migraine pain but doctors caution, for some people exercise can trigger the pain.