PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- People have dealt with allergy issues for months, possibly triggering sinus infections that come with headaches, sore throats, fatigue and even bad breath.
Most times antibiotics won't work for treatment and doctors suggest a warm compress, over-the-counter nasal drops and a decongestant.
In other health news: Getting kids active
Now that kids are out of school for the summer, there's no reason for them to sit on the couch all day. You can keep them active, suggests Providence pediatrician Dr. Annie Mack.
"If your child wants to take swimming lessons or dance lesson, that's great," Dr. Mack told KOIN 6 News. "But even just getting outside with the kids, whether it's ball or chase or hide-and-seek, doesn't have to be expensive."
A walk through a local park or trail is good because it gets kids naturally thinking about biology and science while they exercise.
Getting outside isn't always easy, though.
"If it's got to be an indoor activity because it's raining sometimes, computer games like Wii fit where they can exercise and do that as an alternative," she said. "But ultimately the key is to get away from the electronics."
A Keizer high school student says he was unfairly suspended from school for Twitter posts he says were misconstrued as threats.
The mother of a 5-month-old baby told two Salem women her boyfriend smothered the boy at a Gladstone motel, one of the women told KOIN 6 News. Salem police confirmed the mother talked with police recently.
PGE estimates it won't be until Wednesday morning that power will be restored in the eight-block area of downtown Portland that was affected after a small explosion and fire Sunday morning.
Icy conditions caused the rollover. The driver was not hurt.