Earl Wilson was 63 when he died last summer after a long fight with cancer, but he got to play in the Douglas County Cancer Services benefit golf tournament last year at the Roseburg Country Club before he passed.
About 25 people turned out for a presentation and question-answer session about vaccinations Thursday night at CHI Mercy Medical Center for a discussion about the effectiveness and safety of vaccinations.
Blue Zones Project - Umpqua and the Roseburg High School National Honor Society will team up to hold an Earth Day volunteer cleanup Saturday.
Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise. Every five years the cases of Alzheimer’s double. Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States; 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s today. There is no pharmaceutical approach that has meaningful effectiveness on the tr…
Douglas County was 25th on the list of most cancer-prone counties in Oregon, in the state in statistics from 2012 to 2016, according to recent figures from the Oregon Health Authority.
Calling all parents and caregivers (grandparents, foster parents, aunts, uncles, etc.) of children 14 and under who are suffering with a brain disorder or mental health condition. The National Alliance on Mental Illness Douglas County wants to help.
A bill proposed in the Oregon State Legislature would prevent parents from refusing required immunizations on behalf of their children for philosophical reasons.
The Northwest Mothers Milk Bank, the Umpqua Valley Breastfeeding Coalition, and the Douglas County Perinatal Task Force are coming together to host the Great Northwest Milk Drive, during the annual Welcome, Baby! Community Baby Shower.
Phoenix Charter School eighth-grader Ryan Lockhart knows many people struggle with their health, whether it’s battling a sweet tooth, not exercising enough or some other challenge. For that reason, he said it’s “pretty cool” to be a student at the first Blue Zones Project Approved high schoo…
Ana Orozco, a teacher at Roseburg Playschool, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, but an entire community is rallying to support her both financially and emotionally.
COQUILLE — Oakland High School graduate Sierra (Miller) Stone was getting ready to have her second child and it didn’t seem out of the ordinary. But as she got closer to the due date, things started getting crazy and it all ended with a very unusual delivery.
The Douglas County government will likely continue to maintain authority over public health services in Douglas County.
Roseburg City Council on Monday authorized $25,000 to fund half of a study that would analyze the economic impact and benefits of the planned allied and mental health college in Roseburg.
The buddy system is widely used to help men and women get in shape. Friends can encourage their workout partners to get off the couch on days when their motivation might be waning, and partners can return that favor when the roles are reversed. And the benefits of the buddy system are not ex…