The biggest thing in operating rooms these days is a million-dollar, multi-armed robot named da Vinci, used in nearly 400,000 surgeries nationwide last year - triple the number just four years earlier.
On a good day of golf, Ken Brunette will shoot just a few strokes over par. On a bad outing, Odin Rondestvedt will stray into the 100s. Jack Gilbert typically averages a bogey per hole.
If your muscles are tight and you need a little stretching, you might want to head to the Pearl District next weekend for the Stretch 4 Survivors yoga series.
A new study is reporting an increase in a disorder in humans, and its cause is being linked to radiation from the nuclear disaster at Fukushima following the deadly March 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami.
Allergy season may be longer and stronger this year.
The Food and Drug Administration says smokers who are trying to quit can safely use over-the counter nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previously recommended in a move to help millions of Americans kick the habit.
Latina women are taking longer than white women to be diagnosed with breast cancer, putting their lives at risk.
More than half the women who said they started their baby on solids earlier than the recommended age of four months said their health care provider gave them the go-ahead. The study recommends waiting until your baby is six months old. Click the "Play Video" button to watch this story.
Have a heart problem? If it's fixable, there's a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels.
Women who want to delay motherhood can now have their eggs frozen for a pregnancy later in life.
Do you or your child take a vitamin D supplement? Should you?
In baseball there's a statistic - a save. It's where a pitcher comes in, protects a lead and saves the game for his team. Well, there was the ultimate save on the University of Portland baseball team this winter and it had nothing to do with the outcome of a game.
Nearly every woman takes a medication at some point during pregnancy. Yet there's disturbingly little easy-to-understand information about which drugs pose a risk to her baby, and what to do about it.
Diners will have to wait a little longer to find calorie counts on most restaurant chain menus, in supermarkets and on vending machines.
Ken Gordon of Kenny and Zuke's Delicatessen says through healthy eating and moderate exercise he put his diagnosis into remission.