Feb. 5 marked the start of a series of Blue Zones Project Umpqua’s Plant-Slant cooking classes and the launch of Potluck Moais.
Winter storms and the flu don’t just mean a lot of people are missing work and school — it also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood and platelet donation appointments. The Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve to help maintain the blood su…
In December 2017, nearly 800 people flocked to Blue Zones Project Umpqua’s Community Kickoff event, where community members learned more about the initiative, ways to improve their own well-being, and making healthy choices easier for their family and neighbors.
A grant secured by the Douglas Education Service District will benefit Douglas County high school and middle school students to help them pursue a career in medical professions and help address the shortage of health care workers.
If you’ve been thinking heart disease is mainly a manly thing, then here is some news that may jolt you. The rate of heart disease among U.S. women is not only higher than among men, it is also more likely to go undiagnosed until later stages of the illness — and sometimes too late.
Blue Zones Project-Umpqua organizers Jessica Hand, Communty Project Manager and Juliete Palenshus, Engagement Lead, were guests on News Radio 1240 KQEN’s Talking Health program recently.
Many of us use the new year as a jump-start to making positive changes in our lives and in our behaviors. I like that plan, especially if we take on manageable changes that make the world a kinder, better place for all of us to share.