Virus Sends Hundreds to Hospitals

(CNN) — A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals across the Midwest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the unusually high number of hospitalizations reported now could be “just the tip of the iceberg.” Ten states have contacted the CDC for assistance in investigating clusters of enterovirus. “What we’re seeing … Continue reading »

Time for Trenton

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Depending on who you are, time has its own meaning. It can measure from past to present or present to future. In Cottage Grove, time is on Ronnie Nowak’s mind every day. “They said three to six months,” said Ronnie Nowak. When she thinks of her 6-year-old grandson, Trenton Nowak, who … Continue reading »

Hope for Local Woman with Rare Disease

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A rare medical condition is entering the national spotlight after it nearly caused an innocent father in Texas to serve a jail sentence for child abuse. Now a local woman is raising awareness about that same condition, and the equally rare surgery that could save her life. Grants Pass resident Kelly … Continue reading »