Providence Medford Medical Center Introduces New Infusion Room

April 13, 2012 By Ashley Hall MEDFORD, Ore. — Cancer patients in Southern Oregon have an improved space for receiving some treatments, thanks to a well known, be-loved businessman and his family. Noel Lesley was an Ashland resident. His company, Noel Lesley Event Eervices, is known nationally for it’s work with the NFL and the … Continue reading »

Cancer Awareness Month: High Definition PET and CT Scanning

April 6, 2012 By Ashley Hall MEDFORD, Ore. — April is Cancer Awareness Month. So all month, NewsWatch 12 will bring you the latest advancements in cancer diagnosis, treatment, and care. We begin with a look at one of the most essential diagnostic tools physicians use to identify the presence and severity of cancers, a … Continue reading »

HPV Vaccine Recommended For Boys

February 27, 2012 By Yessenia Anderson MEDFORD, Ore. — A vaccine that was once solely designed for girls and young women is now being recommended for boys. The Center For Disease Control And Prevention kicked off this new recommendation and now the American Academy Of Pediatrics is jumping on board. Both say the HPV vaccine … Continue reading »

RVMC Receives New 3-D Echocardiogram

February 21, 2012 By Kaylin Krashesky MEDFORD, Ore. — New technology at Rogue Valley Medical Center is allowing cardiologists to have a better look at the heart. The hospital has four new 3-D echocardiography machines. The machines are used during open-heart surgery and allow the cardiologists a 3-dimensional look at the heart while surgeons are … Continue reading »

Heart Awareness Month: Cath Lab

February 16, 2012 By Kaylin Krashesky MEDFORD, Ore. — February is Heart Awareness Month, as heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S. Once a heart attack happens, sometimes patients can be taken to the Cath Lab. In the Cath Lab, cardiologists work to see what the arteries around the heart look like. … Continue reading »

Local Doctors Discuss Heart Month

January 20, 2012 By Kaylin Krashesky ASHLAND, Ore. — While it may be gray and dreary outside, optometrists want to make sure we see January clearly. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of vision loss in the U.S. Optometrists are reminding people to make their annual eye appointments and … Continue reading »

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