HealthWatch: Torn Achilles Tendons

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Achilles tendon is the strongest and thickest tendon in the body, but is also one of the most commonly injured. From elite athletes to weekend warriors, more than 250,000  Achilles tendon injuries happen each year in the U.S., many resulting in re-injury. That’s why Dr. Timothy Miller at The Ohio State … Continue reading »

Park Feeds $10.2 Million into Medford

MEDFORD, Ore., — The U.S. Cellular Community Park is celebrating a record breaking year. Research conducted by Medford Parks and Recreation Department shows the facility pumped in more than $10 million to the Medford economy in 2014.  The money is credited to an 11% surge in the number of teams traveling to Medford to compete … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Riskiest Extreme Sports

NEW ORLEANS, Lou. — Orthopaedic surgeons say of all the extreme sports,  the greatest risk of head injuries comes from skateboarding. The study is being presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, held from March 11 to 15 in New Orleans. The researchers looked at data from seven popular sports … Continue reading »

Supreme Court Hears Arizona Immigration Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The highest court in the land is ruling on the controversial law from Arizona, the effects of which has rippled across the country. The Supreme Court is hearing the controversial immigration law out of Arizona. That law gives state and local law enforcement the authority to ask for immigration papers, just as … Continue reading »