• Kathy Young For The News-Review
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We received the news in an unlikely place — Tongren, China. “Emily called and Danny is experiencing some type of liver failure. They are being transported to Seattle Children’s Hospital,” the email from our son, Andrew, read. We were stunned.

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A team from the HIV Alliance in Douglas County spent two days at the fair last week, in the Douglas Public Health Network booth, teaching people how to use a drug called naloxone, that is used to bring people out of a coma after they have overdosed on opioid drugs.

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Question: I am hearing mixed reports about whether soy is good/bad for you. Wondering which is true? Should I add soy and/or replace some meat or milk with soy in my diet, or should I avoid it?

  • CRAIG REED The News-Review
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Pedals are going round and round as legs and feet provide the power. Weighted balls are being lifted and slammed to the mat, over and over again. A weighted bar and plates are hoisted from a bench, one push after another.

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At CHI Mercy Medical Center patient support through advocacy, communications, and training are a big part of what the hospital has done to improve patient experiences and that was the focus for an interview on Talking Health on News Radio 1240 KQEN last week.

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Northern Oregon is prime viewing territory for the first total solar eclipse to cross the nation from the Pacific to Atlantic since World War I.

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Water safety and tips for summer time, were topics of a radio interview last week on News Radio 1240 KQEN’s Talking Health.

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When Jean Treman’s husband died almost 30 years ago, she wanted something to keep her busy, so she began volunteering at the information desk at CHI Mercy Medical Center.

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If you’re a baby boomer getting back into fitness and sports, you should get your ankles checked for chronic instability caused by injuries that might not have healed properly years ago.

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Healthy opportunities for residents in Douglas County are abundant this summer. That was the topic of a radio interview last week on News Radio 1240 KQEN.

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Dr. Kaylan Weese, a dermatologist in Roseburg and Dr. Josh Weese, an oncologist at Steelhead Oncology, were guests on the Talking Health program on News Radio 1240 KQEN with Lisa Platt last week. They talked about skin cancer and the effects from sun exposure and tanning beds and what to do …

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Umpqua Health, the parent company of Umpqua Health Alliance, one of Oregon’s 16 coordinated care organizations, has donated $150,000 to the Douglas County Mental Health Court to ensure the continuation of a program for non-violent offenders with mental illness.