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Volunteers sought for Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Roseburg (1)

July 3, 2015 — 

Planning has begun for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Sept. 27 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Stewart Park in Roseburg. About 300 people are expected to participate this year. They will be …

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Red Cross holds Celebrate Freedom Blood Drive on Friday (2)

June 30, 2015 — 

Summer is the dry season for the American Red Cross. More than 40 percent of regular donors indicated plans to travel this Independence Day, according to a Red Cross survey. …

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Health calendar for today through June 28, 2015 (3)

June 17, 2015 — 

TODAYOvereaters Anonymous — 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 823 S.E. Lane Ave., Roseburg. 541-671-0008.Al-Anon — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Yoncalla Public Library, 194 Birch St., Yoncalla. 1-888-214-3384.Codependents Anonymous — 5:30 …

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Vegan potluck celebrates start of summer (4)

June 16, 2015 — 

A vegan potluck party will celebrate the start of summer. The potluck, hosted by the Umpqua Community Veg Education Group, will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the First United …

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Roseburg takes fitness classes outdoors (5)

June 12, 2015 — 

Two fitness classes offered by the Roseburg Parks & Recreation Division have moved outdoors for the summer.The Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp combines strength and cardio training, while concentrating on core …

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Exercise can help prevent childhood obesity (6)

June 10, 2015 — 

Each generation believes that life was harder when they were children than it is for children in the current generation. Although this is more often the perception of a grandfather …

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Medicare 101 course offered June 24 (7)

June 9, 2015 — 

A free seminar explaining “Medicare 101 the Basics” will be presented from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 24 at the United Community Action Network, 280 Kenneth Ford Drive.The free training …

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Class for Alzheimer’s caregivers offered Tuesday (8)

June 9, 2015 — 

The Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter will be holding a class, “Legal and Financial Planning,” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mercy Community Education Center, 2459 N.W. Stewart Parkway.This program …

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Elder abuse prevention week planned (9)

June 9, 2015 — 

Two local agencies will team up Monday to raise awareness about elder abuse during Elder Abuse Prevention Awareness Day. Members of the public are invited to stop by between 9 …

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Meeting to focus on community health (10)

June 8, 2015 — 

if you go...WHAT: Umpqua Health Alliance Community Advisory Council public meeting to gather feedback and discuss progress on improving community healthWHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 11WHERE: Cow Creek Health …

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Wellness at Work Summit slated for June 19 (11)

June 5, 2015 — 

Businesses that have successfully helped their employees get healthier will share their stories at a Wellness at Work Summit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 19 at the Umpqua …

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Luau to raise funds for lung transplant (12)

June 2, 2015 — 

A luau will be held Sunday to raise funds for Winston teacher Jennifer Dwight, 31, who received a double lung transplant Feb. 4. Sunday’s Post Double Lung Transplant Luau aims …

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EASA catches psychotic disorders early (13)

May 28, 2015 — 

One in 30 youth and young adults will experience psychosis. Psychosis is a common medical condition that affects how the brain processes information and can result in hallucinations, delusions or …

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Class for Alzheimer’s caregivers offered at UCC (14)

May 28, 2015 — 

A course for caregivers of Alzheimer’s and dementia patients will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 23 at the Umpqua Community College Danny Lang Events Center, 1140 …

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Myrtle Creek tai chi course starts this week (15)

May 27, 2015 — 

Tai chi is an ancient Chinese system of exercise that emphasizes balance, relaxation and coordination. Though it is actually a martial art of self-defense, it is practiced around the world …

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Ask the Dietitian: Breakfast boosts brain, protects heart (16)

May 19, 2015 — 

Q: What’s the most nutritious breakfast? Is it better to eat a donut for breakfast rather than skip it altogether? Does skipping breakfast help with weight loss? And what about …

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New details released from public health reports (17)

May 7, 2015 — 

A nonprofit organization may run the Douglas County Public Health Department better than the county can, according to newly released information from a series of reports on the department.The county …

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E-cigarette use unregulated, on the rise among teens (18)

May 6, 2015 — 

Celebrities are being paid to make electronic cigarettes look cool on YouTube. Candy flavors like strawberry, graham cracker and cotton candy are making the taste palatable to teens. This powerful …

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Veterans compete for trophy in VA’s PACE fitness challenge (19)

May 5, 2015 — 

Thirty local veterans took their first steps, literally, Monday toward claiming a trophy for becoming active. The men and women walked more than a mile around the Roseburg Veterans Affairs …

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How to help a person through a life-threatening crisis (20)

May 4, 2015 — 

Since no two people react to stress in the same way, it is difficult to come up with a single definition for the term “crisis.” In general, however, a crisis …

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