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
A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who's now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.
Making it a requirement for students to learn CPR before they're allowed to graduate from high school is the idea behind a bill that is before lawmakers.
Popping calcium and vitamin D pills in hopes of strong bones? Healthy older women shouldn't bother with relatively low-dose dietary supplements, say new recommendations from a government advisory group.
Pour on the olive oil, preferably over fish and vegetables: One of the longest and most scientific tests of a Mediterranean diet suggests this style of eating can cut the chance of suffering heart-related problems, especially strokes, in older people at high risk of them.
Swedish Medical Center is offering a new treatment option for people with acid reflux.
Oregonians - if you have a child in school, you don't have much time left to make sure they are current on their immunizations or have an exemption.
The KATU Problem Solvers help you find the right nursing home for your loved ones.
Michael Lee knew he was still in bad shape when he left the hospital five days after emergency heart surgery. But he was so eager to escape the constant prodding and the roommate's loud TV that he tuned out the nurses' care instructions.
Under a proposal known as House Bill 2896, the only way someone under 18 could use a tanning bed would be if they had a doctor's note. The bill was introduced on Monday.
A new study released on Monday shows a wide variety of discrepancies between the potency of Vitamin D and what it says on the label. The study, performed at Kaiser Permanente in Portland, examined 55 bottles of over-the-counter Vitamin D supplements from 12 different manufacturers.The most accurate dosages in vitamins come with a special designation.