900-Pound Woman Gets New Lease on Life

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman is getting a new lease on life. A tremendous community effort helped rescue a woman stuck in her own home in Eugene. Sharon Hall-Dodson weighs about 900 pounds. Tuesday was the first time in two years she’s been outside her bedroom. To make it happen, crews had to remove … Continue reading »

OHP Patients Without Doctors

EUGENE, Ore — A number of Oregon Health Plan patients covered through Trillium are being told they don’t have a doctor. They say it’s a because of the Affordable Care Act, that went into effect in January. Trillium leaders say there’s a major influx of Oregon Health Plan patients compared to the number of primary … Continue reading »

Zombies Teach Disaster Preparedness

EUGENE, Ore. — If there were a zombie apocalypse, would you know how to survive? The folks at the Lane County Fair want to help you out the only way they know how–with a zombie demonstration that’s really a lesson in disaster preparedness. They say what started out as a tongue-in-cheek campaign by the Centers … Continue reading »

Group Prevents Smoking During Pregnancy

EUGENE, Ore. — A local health care group is pushing to get women to stop smoking during pregnancy. Trillium Community Health Plan invested $180,000 to start a prevention initiative to cut down on the number of pregnant women smoking during pregnancy, and they’re offering monetary incentives to women who quit. To do this, the health … Continue reading »