Four Jefferson Co. youth OD on cold medicine, hospitalized – KTVZ

MADRAS, Ore. – The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office and Juvenile Department and Madras Police warned parents Tuesday about a spike in juvenile abuse of over-the-counter cold medicines containing dextromethorphan — which put four youth in the hospital with overdoses last weekend. Here’s the rest of officials’ news release on the matter, issued late Tuesday: According to the National… Read More »

Omega-3s can cut premature births: study

Increased intake of omega-3 fats during pregnancy can reduce the risk of premature birth, new research has found. Conducted by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute with Adelaide’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital and the University of Adelaide, the study shows daily omega-3 supplementation can cut the risk of birth before 37 weeks by… Read More »