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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…

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TRI CITY — Douglas Public Health Network, in partnership with local emergency management and medical personnel, will provide free drive-thru flu vaccinations 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Tri City Fire Department.

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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.

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Smoking will be prohibited on all of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center's campuses beginning Tuesday.

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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…

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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.

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Alecia Piroy never really loved her smile, but liked it even less during and after a period of addiction to methamphetamine. When her father died two years ago, she decided it was time for a change.

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Now that Umpqua Strong has officially canceled its 2019 9K & 5K run/walk because of a lack of volunteers, organizers are hoping to bring the event back in 2020.

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Fair-goers have a chance to help save lives this week, thanks to Naloxone kits available at the Douglas Public Health Network booth at the Douglas County Fair.

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Putting the shovel to the dirt was a dream three years in the making for Joshua Myers. He’s owned the land on the edge of Winston since 2016 and has been waiting for everything to fall into place so he could build a new dentist office.

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Umpqua Health Alliance, one of the first coordinated care organizations authorized by the Oregon Health Authority in 2012, received failing marks in four of six categories and was one of the four CCOs that only received a one-year contract.