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Surgeon general issues skin cancer warning

Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined.

Redmond RV park fined over raw sewage on ground

The Oregon DEQ has issued a $56,285 penalty to the owners of Green Acres RV Park south of Redmond for operating a septic system that is discharging untreated or partially treated sewage onto the ground.

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Group: No Fukushima radiation in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A group testing West Coast waters for radiation from a damaged Japanese nuclear power plant says no evidence of contamination has been found in Oregon.

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Centers for Disease Control

Ebola fears hit close to home

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

But when he landed in Lagos, Sawyer, 40, collapsed getting off the plane. He had been infected with Ebola in L...

Jenea Cox, Haleigh

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Big change proposed for federal marijuana law

Doctors in Macon, Georgia, told Janea Cox that her daughter, Haleigh, might not live another three months.

That was the middle of March, when Haleigh's brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five poten...

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NCAA reaches head injury settlement

In his senior year, Adrian Arrington was hit so hard during a football game that he stumbled sideways to the sideline. A few minutes later, his coach was ready to put him back in the game that Eastern Illinois was playing against Austin Peay.

Kid cycles now running across country for obscure syndrome

Teen bikes cross-country; now he'll run home

From Maryland to Bend. Kevin Payne's path around the U.S. takes about 9,000 miles.  In Bend on Monday night, he was preparing for his return trip.  But it’s not a flight out of Redmond.  He’s giving up the bicycle, and running home -- all to raise money to fight a syndrome many haven't ever heard of.

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Your face matters for first impressions

Making a good first impression might have more to do with your facial features than choosing the right outfit, a new study reveals.

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