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…
In the first two parts we covered topics like assessments, having a realistic plan, and being good for your word as ways to get and stay motivated to move.
SUTHERLIN — Jessica King, 7, used green and almost only green in her coloring book at the Sutherlin Community Center while the snow continued to slush outside Wednesday.
A Douglas County woman filed a lawsuit earlier this month alleging medical malpractice against CHI Mercy Medical Center.
Park Medical Group will close its West Harvard Avenue location on Feb. 28 and reopen on March 1 as another location for Evergreen Family Medicine.
With the opioid epidemic raging on in Douglas County, public health officials decided to organize a summit to address the problems surrounding opioid addiction and chronic pain, and how the community is working together to combat the epidemic.
You can tell by the body language of the people entering the Roseburg Dream Center that it’s a refuge. On a recent chilly afternoon, a young weather-worn man in a bulky jacket walked in, set down his backpack and seated himself at a table. Then he sat in peaceful silence.
The first grocery store to be designated as Blue Zones Project-approved in Douglas County was honored at a ceremony last week in the store.
CAMAS VALLEY — Camas Valley’s boys basketball team came out of the locker room in Pacific High School-purple warm-up shirts for Tuesday’s game against the Pacific Pirates.
Getting kids to eat healthy food can be difficult. But making sure kids living in state custody eat a well-rounded diet is a different task entirely.
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to shift billions of dollars from government-run veterans’ hospitals to private health care providers, setting the stage for the biggest transformation of the veterans’ medical system in a generation.
Based on national studies, it’s fairly safe to say about half of Douglas County residents make new year’s resolutions. The sobering news is, more than 90 percent of people who make a resolution related to healthier living (losing weight, quitting smoking, etc.) will be unsuccessful in keepin…
Six-year-old Syra Gonzalez, a kindergarten student at North Douglas Elementary School in Drain, was diagnosed with a brain tumor right before Thanksgiving on Nov. 20.
Local farmers market advocates are cheering a recently passed federal farm bill for providing permanent funding for state farmers market grants.
More than 20 Lions Clubs, including two in Douglas County, have contributed to a new project in Springfield that will offer comfortable and affordable lodging to out-of-town families of patients at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield and University District in…