Dr. Sandesh Pandit is a physician at Umpqua Orthopedics in Roseburg and has ties to Nepal. After the earthquake hit, Dr. Pandit immediately connected with Mercy’s trauma coordinator.
Dr. Samir Ale left his home in Nepal four years ago. Now, as the death toll continues to rise, he's doing what he can to help.
Karly Vedan was 9 when she first noticed stretch marks popping on her legs.
It cries, breathes, and even has a heartbeat, but this is a new high-fidelity infant simulator, which is helping medical professionals at the hospital practice real-life emergencies.
Experts say Lyme disease is carried by deer ticks and transferred to people when an infected tick latches on to a human. They also say you can use preventative measures like tucking your shirt in and pulling your socks over your shoes.
Telehealth uses video conference technology that allows patients to access medical services at a closer location instead of having to drive hours to specialty clinics, usually located in bigger cities.
E-cigarette use among teens has skyrocketed over the past few years and a new Centers for Disease Control report is revealing an alarming trend.
The Community Cancer Center opened its doors to the public to celebrate what the installation and certification of what officials say is the most advanced radiotherapy treatment technology available in the industry.
Diagnosis Day is an event that gives high school students in Douglas County an opportunity to work alongside healthcare professionals at Mercy Medical Center.
Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday. As recently as 2013, slightly more than 8 out of 10 had coverage.
The steep cost of caring for the elderly continues to climb. The median bill for a private room in a nursing home is now $91,250 a year, according to an industry survey out Thursday.
Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on treatment of certain breast tumors unlikely to cause problems.
As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law are seeing the direct effect on their refunds - hundreds of dollars, for better or worse.
Douglas County Commissioners are opening up discussion about the future of public health services and how they're delivered to the community.
An osteopathic physician is trying to change the community’s health and wean people off of prescription drugs.