When a woman is pregnant, eating healthy is more important than ever. A mother’s eating habits help to establish the essential building blocks of growth and overall health for her child. Eating nutritious foods can help expecting moms feel better during pregnancy and while breastfeeding thei…
WINCHESTER — A rally organized by Indivisible Roseburg held in front of Umpqua Community College in support of the Affordable Care Act saw ample support Saturday morning.
The Taylor-Hatfield Memorial Youth Fund is a non-profit partner fund of Mercy Foundation supporting programs in Douglas County that benefit special needs youth and young adults.
Serenity Lane in Roseburg announced this week it will provide Oregon Health Plan patients access to its drug and alcohol treatment programs.
Adapt Director Greg Brigham told members of the Umpqua Health Alliance Community Advisory Council Thursday it’s hired 19 new mental health care providers since October, and it’s working hard to improve mental health care in Douglas County.
Eleven years ago, when Roseburg cardiologist Cihan Cevik was 30 years old, he left his home country of Turkey for a new life in America.
When President Donald Trump was speaking about his plans for the future of health care in America, a Myrtle Creek woman who says her life was saved by Obamacare was right there in the Capitol building, listening to what he had to say.
At the beginning of 2016, the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center had a difficult challenge ahead. It had the lowest possible rating — one out of a possible five stars — by internal federal VA standards. And it wanted to get better.
Love songs and romantic movies may set your heart “a flutter,” but having a real heart flutter, often referred to as atrial fibrillation or AFib for short, can range from an annoyance to a very serious medical issue including blood clots, strokes and even heart failure. According to the Amer…
A proposed four-year college that would train nurses and medical technicians could get a big boost from legislation proposed by Rep. Dallas Heard, R-Winston.
Misty Russell has survived cancer twice, and while she’s grateful for it, there’s something else she wants — for everyone else diagnosed with cancer to survive.
When you’re ready to make the investment of time and money to hire a personal trainer, take some time to do some homework. You won’t regret it. If you’re looking for a “live” trainer, these five tips will help you find a perfect fit for your investment.
February is Heart Health Month — a great time to commit to a healthier lifestyle to help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. Heart disease causes about one in four deaths in the U.S. each year. This means that about 25 percent of all deaths annually are related to heart disease!
DRAIN — Aurora Meixner wasn’t looking forward to getting her shots Saturday, but her mother, Angela Van Buren, and older sister Ivory were there for support.
PRP, or “platelet-rich plasma,” is a revolutionary new treatment for chronic sports and musculoskeletal injuries that is taking the sports medicine and orthopedic community by storm. Professional and recreational athletes alike credit PRP treatment for enabling them to get back in the game, …