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Small steps lead to healthy heart (1)

February 9, 2016 — 

Heart disease causes almost one in four deaths, about 25 percent, in the U.S. each year. Women are five times more likely to die from a heart attack than breast …

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Immunizations for school required by Feb. 17 (2)

February 9, 2016 — 

Each February, Douglas County sends “Exclusion Day” letters to parents whose children who are not current on their school-required immunizations. This year, parents have until Feb. 17 to get their …

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CHI Mercy Health accredited for nuclear medicine (3)

February 9, 2016 — 

CHI Mercy Health Imaging Services has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in nuclear medicine as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology. Nuclear …

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Smiles Dental offers Free Dental Days Feb. 26 in Riddle, Roseburg (4)

February 4, 2016 — 

Smiles Dental will offer Free Dental Days Feb. 26 at its Roseburg and Riddle offices.Residents of the area can call the day ahead of each session to schedule a one-hour …

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Community Health Alliance, Douglas County’s chief mental health provider, proud of work (5)

February 3, 2016 — 

Community Health Alliance is Douglas County’s primary mental health services provider. It has recently released information showing that the implementation of best practices has led to better mental health care …

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Early Assessment and Support Alliance transforms lives of mentally ill youth (6)

February 3, 2016 — 

At a time when mental health care locally as well as all over the world seems to be in a state of disrepair, I am happy this month to applaud …

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Ask the Dietitian: New rules on red meat reduce cancer risk (7)

January 18, 2016 — 

Q: Can you explain about red meat and health and the new guidelines, and also explain processed meat? Are deer and elk considered red meat?A: The World Health Organization International …

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Mental Health: Practice good self-care during holidays (8)

January 18, 2016 — 

For most of us, the holiday season can be the best of times and sometimes the worst of times. It is the best of times because there are a multitude …

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Take better health habits one step at a time (9)

January 18, 2016 — 

Looking to be more healthy and active in 2016? Healthier habits can be within reach with even small changes to your diet. And, it doesn’t take a gym membership to …

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Resolve to quit smoking and make it reality (10)

January 18, 2016 — 

According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, some of the best days to quit smoking occur in December, January and February. While the start of a new year is a good …

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Support available for families of people with mental illness (11)

January 18, 2016 — 

Mental illness is no picnic. Many of the folks most impacted by mental illness in our community are the family members and close friends of the people who actually suffer …

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Your Health: Quitting smoking isn’t easy, but can be done (12)

January 18, 2016 — 

If you smoke, you probably already know you should quit. You’ve heard about and seen the consequences of not quitting. But quitting smoking is easier said than done. Bridging the …

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Last chance to enroll in health insurance (13)

January 14, 2016 — 

This is the final month for Oregonians to enroll in health insurance plans for 2016. Open enrollment lasts through Jan. 31. It is the time of year to change plans …

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CMG Centennial Orthopedics in Roseburg holds open house (14)

December 7, 2015 — 

The CMG Centennial Orthopedics Team will host an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 10 at their newly remodeled office at 2460 N.W. Stewart Parkway.Visitors can tour the …

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Grant to Mercy Foundation’s Healthy Kids Outreach Program benefits kids (15)

December 7, 2015 — 

Mercy Foundation has received a $5,000 grant to provide health education to local kids.The grant is from the R.H. Parker/United Foundation to support Mercy’s Healthy Kids Outreach Program. The program …

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Mental Health First Aid trainings offered (16)

December 7, 2015 — 

The first in a series of Mental Health First Aid trainings was held last week at Roseburg Alliance Church and more opportunities to attend a training will follow.The program raises …

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Roseburg VA opens new Eugene facility (17)

December 7, 2015 — 

The Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center will open its new health care facility in Eugene at 10 a.m. Jan. 25. Tours will be provided during January, prior to the ceremony. …

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Women’s club plans annual Santa Run (18)

December 7, 2015 — 

Zonta Club of Roseburg will present the 2nd Annual Santa Run at 9 a.m. Dec. 12.The first 250 participants will receive a Santa suit. The race begins and ends at …

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Lions sell candy to help sight, hearing impaired (19)

December 7, 2015 — 

The Roseburg Lions Club is selling See’s Candy through Christmas to raise funds for its work with the vision and hearing impaired.The candy is sold from 10 a.m. to 6 …

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Costco pulls chicken salad off shelves due to E. coli (20)

November 24, 2015 — 

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say chicken salad from Costco has been linked to at least one case of E. coli in Washington state.The Department of Health, the Centers for …

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