The American Red Cross officials say the need for blood doesn’t slow down during the holiday season. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, it’s estimated that more than one million units of blood will be transfused in the U.S. this year.
Efforts to pursue a medical college in Roseburg are slowly moving forward with a committee that was formed to try to bring the college to the Roseburg area. And this week, board members heard about the dire need for the medical workforce in the county, which is similar to other rural countie…
The Flegel Center has been deemed safe by a licensed lead-safe contractor and is ready for Umpqua Community College students to move into their new home.
A Douglas County judge is considering two motions by Atrio Health Plans, Inc., to move a lawsuit filed in Douglas County against Optima, LLC, to Marion County and to consolidate the lawsuit with one that Atrio filed against Optima.
Veterans and active military personnel got some help with their dental needs Wednesday during Freedom Smiles day at Dr. Alanson Randol’s dental offices in Roseburg.
A Douglas County judge has ruled that the attorney for Optima, LLC, is disqualified from representing the small Roseburg company that provides custom software services in a lawsuit against ATRIO Health Plans.
Mandy Piercey doesn’t know how many times her daughter, Alana, has broken bones in her body. That’s because any effort to keep track, she said, would be an effort in futility and frustration.
Starting in November, the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration will present its first Spanish-language conference addressing workers and their needs. Topics include asserting their rights to a safe workplace, protecting their health and safety at work and at home, and protect…
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown issued a temporary ban on flavored vaping products, according to a news release sent Friday from the governor’s office.
On Sunday, Dr. Connie Grady will be modeling in the 20th annual Douglas County Cancer Services annual Tea and Fashion Show in Canyonville. But she is not only an internal medicine doctor, she’s also a survivor of breast cancer.
Our skeletal system is an engineering marvel. This scaffolding of 206 bones provides support – without rib cages, the lungs would collapse. When combined with muscles, ligaments, and joints, our skeleton enables us to move. It also provides protection for our vital internal organs, blood cel…
The federal government needs to do more to help the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center recruit and retain health care professionals, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, said Friday at a town hall meeting at Umpqua Community College.
Roseburg Fire Department Assistant Chief Merrill Gonterman had no idea this would happen after organizing a blood drive for his daughter Hannah.
SouthRiver Community Health Center, which operates out of three locations in Winston and Roseburg, has been awarded a grant for $167,000 to support its efforts to integrate physical and mental health services.
The Conference on Extraordinary Living, an all-day community event with educational workshops and activities for those 50 and over, will return to Umpqua Community College on Sept. 13.