For many Americans short on time, quicker, high-intensity workouts may seem ideal. But, local doctors say those hard workouts are not sustainable for most people and can even be hazardous to their health.
New diets and exercise plans are constantly popping up in the media and our daily conversations, but when does health go from a common consideration to an unhealthy obsession? A local doctor said awareness is growing locally around orthorexia, an obsession to consume only healthy foods that can leave sufferers far from well.
Units with this designation offer comprehensive services to treat all medical and surgical problems of newborns.
Local doctors and nurses helped keep a 90-year-old promise to Hellen Keller Friday by helping restore sight to 14 Oregonians.
A new government report shows fewer U.S. adults are smoking.
Growing lungs and other organs for transplant is still in the future, but scientists are working toward that goal. In several labs, scientists study how to build on the internal scaffolding of hearts, lungs, livers and kidneys of people and pigs to make custom-made implants.
"It's an obstacle course, but it's the biggest, baddest obstacle course ever."
Northwest doctors say as long as you are exercising, it’s less important what activity you do.
Natali talks with a parenting expert about realizing when it's time to intervene and break up an argument between your kids.
Cat allergies are a problem many people battle, but what if there was a way to know which cats cause the worst symptoms?
Obese mothers tend to have kids who become obese. Now provocative research suggests weight-loss surgery may help break that unhealthy cycle in an unexpected way — by affecting how their children's genes behave.
In a statement released Monday the mother of the boy accused of wanting to attack his Albany high school with bombs and guns revealed that her son suffers from a rare disorder called PANDAS.
Increased use of medical marijuana may lead to more young children getting sick from accidentally eating food made with the drug, a Colorado study suggests.
The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE become a core subject.
The Obama administration says more doctors and hospitals are embracing technology as adoption of computerized medical records reaches a "tipping point" in America.
While being treated for breast cancer in 2008, Shellie Bailey-Shah had the same genetic test as Angelina Jolie to assess the risk of passing a dangerous gene along to her children. We're re-posting her 2008 stories to give you some insight into the test and its ramifications.
A state lawmaker wants to try a program where some state emplyoees are given treadmill desks to promote better health. He argues it could save the state in long-term health care costs.
More patients are seeing their doctor in groups and say they are learning from each other.