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A free Medicare 101 seminar, hosted by the Douglas County Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) team will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13 at the UCAN offices, 280 Kenneth Ford Drive, Roseburg.

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As the weather becomes warmer, more people will be spending time outside. You can almost feel the shift in mood! The benefits are many: fresh air, sunshine, natural movement, the greater chance to see a friend or make a new one.

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Chadwick Clubhouse, “fostering a community that rebuilds lives and hope through purposeful opportunities for adults living with mental illness,” opened in Roseburg in November of 2018. Located in a 900 square foot house on Chadwick Street near downtown, we welcomed our first member that day.

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Douglas County might not seem like a place where sun exposure would cause a lot of skin cancer, but high rates have medical professionals so concerned, they’ve declared war on melanoma.

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If you’ve been thinking heart disease is mainly a manly thing, then here is some news that may jolt you.

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The American Red Cross is urging donors of all blood types to give blood to help meet the needs of trauma patients and others with serious medical conditions.

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In the first three parts of this series about how to get and stay motivated to move, we covered topics like assessments, having a realistic plan, being good for your word, and failure.

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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…

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Minor nutrition changes can bring major long-term benefits to your health and wellbeing. Here are six healthy dietary tips to consider.

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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.

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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.

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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…