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Husband and wife David and Hilary Oakes both come from medical families. David’s father, older brother and stepbrother are all anesthesiologists. Hilary’s mother and grandmother were both nurses.

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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.

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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!

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Among tennis players, the Umpqua Valley Tennis Center is well known for hosting its summer tournament and high school district championships, but many Roseburg residents still don’t know about the features the center has to offer.

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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, …

  • Dealing with a family member who suffers from a severe mental illness can seem like a roller coaster ride through hell. The family is caught by surprise, and without warning find themselves in a foreign world which defies logic or experience. How to cope?
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Family to Family is a signature NAMI course designed for family members of those suffering from a severe mental illness. The illnesses addressed include but are not limited to, major depressive disorder, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

  • A healthier lifestyle is within reach! Start with what’s on your plate. A big part of our health is the food we choose to eat. Many common chronic diseases and conditions that include diabetes, heart disease and obesity can be prevented by eating healthy along with staying active, getting enough sleep and reducing stress.
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A new online resource, www.Mercy.WellFedMe.com, can help set you and your family up for success in boosting your energy, losing weight and enjoying a healthier life. Resources include monthly recipes, demonstration videos, pantry makeovers, meal planning and more. No matter your cooking skil…

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Last week on News Radio 1240 KQEN’s Talking Health program, Dr. Madhu Kankipati of Centennial Pediatrics in Roseburg was interviewed by host Lisa Platt about asthma in children.

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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.