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Nutritional health and weight loss resolutions many times go together. And on a recent radio interview with Lisa Platt on Talking Health on KQEN News Radio 1240, Jo Carol Driver, a dietician and certified diabetic educator at CHI Mercy Medical Center and Mandy Hatfield, program coordinator f…

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Alana Lenihan is in good health and has insurance through her husband’s job at Lowe’s. So she won’t be directly affected by the apparently imminent repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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Looking to be healthier in 2017? Start with what’s on your plate. Research has shown that larger portions can cause us to unintentionally eat more. Serving sizes in America’s restaurants have doubled or tripled over the last 20 years. Piled-up plates, whether dining out or eating at home are…

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Umpqua Health (formerly Architrave Health) opened a new primary and specialty care clinic last week at 1813 W. Harvard Ave., Suite 241. The 4,381-square-foot facility, temporarily named Umpqua Health – New Clinic (NC), offers primary care and mental health services, 11 exam rooms, on-site bl…

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As 2016 draws to a close, the continuing concern in our local mental health community is the lack of a crisis and respite facility here. Add that fact to the shortage of mental health housing throughout our state, and the recent proposal by Gov. Kate Brown to close the new state hospital in …

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It was June 2014 when a group of cancer survivors rented the Roseburg armory for a luncheon. They would bring their friends, their family, their children, and they would eat store-bought sandwiches in the drill hall.

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SouthRiver Community Health Center in Winston and YMCA of Douglas County in Roseburg were among 10 organizations to receive grants from the Oregon Health & Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute.

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As the countdown to the holiday season nears, most people view the holidays as a joyous time, but you may experience increased stress. The hustle and bustle of shopping, cooking, cleaning and entertaining can be overwhelming. Juggling all these extra tasks in addition to a busy work and fami…

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Dermatology covers much more than acne and rashes on the skin. Dr. Kaylan Weese from Roseburg Dermatology talked about the different services that are available in Roseburg, including laser treatments, treating skin cancers, hair loss, nails, cosmetic treatments, and much more.

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A retired Army colonel and former director of specialty services for Bend Memorial Clinic has been appointed chief executive officer of Umpqua Community Health Center.

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Assessing the community's health will be the topic of a public meeting of the Umpqua Health Alliance's Community Advisory Council from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at the Cow Creek Government Office, 2371 N.E. Stephens St., Roseburg.

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While the holidays may be “the most wonderful time of the year” for some, this season of joy and celebration can also be challenging for those who have lost loved ones. Whether your loss is recent, or something you’re reminded of more during the coming weeks, it might not be easy, but there …

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Hospice and palliative care were the topics of a radio interview last week on News Radio 1240 KQEN. Dr. Randy Moore, a radiation oncologist and medical director for Mercy Hospice, and Kimber Nutter the hospice outreach coordinator for CHI Mercy Health, talked about the services that hospice …