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WEDNESDAYOvereaters Anonymous — 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 1771 W. Harvard Ave., Room 12, Roseburg. 541-671-0008.

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The American Red Cross officials say the need for blood doesn’t slow down during the holiday season. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, it’s estimated that more than one million units of blood will be transfused in the U.S. this year.

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Efforts to pursue a medical college in Roseburg are slowly moving forward with a committee that was formed to try to bring the college to the Roseburg area. And this week, board members heard about the dire need for the medical workforce in the county, which is similar to other rural countie…

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TODAYLupus Support Group — 5-6 p.m. For new location information call Peggy at 541-229-0439.

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The Douglas County Communities Network of Care is a group of several community partners that provides a one-stop resource directory to help people locate needed services from local agencies.

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A Douglas County judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by Optima LLC against Atrio Health Plans LLC should be transferred to Marion County in Salem, where the Atrio administration offices are now located.

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The FISH Food Pantry’s annual fall food drive took place Saturday at four area supermarkets.

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A Douglas County judge has ruled that the attorney for Optima, LLC, is disqualified from representing the small Roseburg company that provides custom software services in a lawsuit against ATRIO Health Plans.

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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.