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…
Fir Grove Elementary in Roseburg, one of eight elementary schools in the district, has been recognized as a Blue Zones Project-approved school.
The cities of Winston and Dillard have been selected for assistance through a federal program to improve drinking water quality.
Adapt offers a range of primary care, behavioral health and addiction treatment services, and those were the topics of a recent interview on the Talking Health program on News Radio 1240 KQEN.