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.
When Steve Novick walked across downtown Portland the other day to meet with the leaders of Outside In about their free needle exchange program for IV drug users, he wasn’t just showing his liberal support for a hot-button issue.
Stress does bad things to the heart. New studies have found higher rates of cardiac problems in veterans with PTSD, New Orleans residents six years after Hurricane Katrina and Greeks struggling through that country's financial turmoil.
Local pediatrician discusses feeding infants solid foods as early as 4 months.
Losing sleep over Daylight Saving Time?
Want to know your chances of dying in the next 10 years? Here are some bad signs: getting winded walking several blocks, smoking, and having trouble pushing a chair across the room