Rob Lowe on Life

Medford, Ore. — West Wing actor, Rob Lowe, has just released his second book and he’s talking to Newswatch 12 about it. The memoir is called “Love Life” and is out this week.  Lowe said it is collected essays about 35-40 years in show business, as well as life as a husband and father. For … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Caring for Roses

Medford, Ore. – OSU Master Gardeners say the basic rule of rose care is fertilizing every six weeks. When it comes to fertilizing, they say you can use systemic fertilizer or an organic fertilizer.  If you chose the organic fertilizer you’ll have to take an extra step to control bugs. Along with pests, you’ll be dealing with … Continue reading »

Importance of Exercise

Medford, Ore. — One of the important factors in a healthy weight and lifestyle is exercise, but depending on your goals you’ll want to fit in a different amount of exercise. Sherri Sexton, clinical dietitian at Rogue Regional Medical Center, said there are many ways to enjoy the outdoors while getting exercise.  She suggests taking … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Summer Bulbs

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s spring and that means it’s time to get out in the garden and think about your summer garden. You may think of planting bulbs in the fall, but OSU Master Gardeners say you can plant different bulbs in the summer.  “There are a lot of bulbs you can put in right … Continue reading »

Wildlife Encounters for Spring Break

A cheetah from Wildlife Safari visited Newswatch 12 today. Wildlife Safari officials said spring break is the perfect time to visit, “It’s not so hot yet, so the animals are lower, closer to the road so you’re really going to get a bird’s eye view of the animals.” It also has a lot of new … Continue reading »

Cooking Together for a Healthy Family

MEDFORD, Ore. — Creating a healthy home can be as easy as bringing your kids into the kitchen.  Everyone from toddlers to teenagers can help with the cooking. Sherri Sexton, a clinical dietitian at Rogue Regional Medical Center said, “It helps you to be able to spend more time with your kids.  It’s a good … Continue reading »

Recognizing a Heart Attack

MEDFORD, Ore. — When you suffer a heart attack the faster you get to the hospital the better.  That’s why experts say it’s important to know the symptoms of a heart attack and be ready to act. Rogue Regional Medical Center’s Stroke/STEMI Program coordinator, Charity Barrueta, said symptoms don’t always include pain in the left … Continue reading »

Love & Valentine’s Day Spending

Medford, Ore. — This Valentine’s Day Americans will spend more than $17 billion.  The National Retail Federation says that’s about $133 per person. Experts say this year, it’s important to think about how spending can impact relationships. “People starting off in a new relationship, getting married down the road need to have that difficult discussion … Continue reading »

Send a Singing Valentine

Medford, Ore. — This year you can send your sweetie a singing valentine for Friday’s holiday. Once again, Sweet Adelines is offering its talents to bring a little love and joy to your loved ones.  For $30 they will sing to your valentine, deliver a rose and card with a personal message. The money is … Continue reading »

Children’s Miracle Network Selects Local

Medford, Ore. —  Children’s Miracle Network’s 2014 Champion Child for Oregon is from our region. Chloe Staten was selected to represent the CMN hospitals program.  The Phoenix High School student is not only a cancer survivor, but has returned to the pediatric department at Rogue Regional Medical Center to encourage other kids. She has also … Continue reading »

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