A University of Washington study finds that although students know the symptoms of a concussion they are unlikely to report head injuries to their coach, which doctors fear puts them in serious risk.
Researchers have chosen an experimental drug by Eli Lilly & Co. for a large federally funded study testing whether it's possible to prevent Alzheimer's disease in older people at high risk of developing it.
A large study offers reassuring news for pregnant women: It's safe to get a flu shot.
When the clock struck 12 and the calendar officially flipped to 2013, David Devine, a 35-year-old marketing director from Seattle, resolved to drop a few pant sizes. It's a familiar story with a new twist.
The recent media reports of a flu epidemic have sent Oregonians scurrying to get shots, causing some pharmacies to temporarily run out the vaccine.
Missed flu-shot day at the office last fall? And all those "get vaccinated" ads? A scramble for shots is under way as late-comers seek protection from a miserable flu strain already spreading through much of the country.
Flu season started early this winter, and includes a strain that tends to make people sicker.
The KATU Problem Solvers enlisted two volunteers to test new weight loss app that can help you not just during the holidays, but all year round.
Julia Low said she had no idea how highly concentrated those packets were in comparison to regular powder or liquid detergent.
The trick is to think about how the flu and other illnesses travel and how to stop them from taking a trip at your expense.
Portland is known as a bike town, but very few take advantage in the winter with all our rainy days. Well now there’s a place to ride where it’s always sunny: The Lumberyard in NE Portland.
Making hospitals a little less scary for children - that's the goal behind the Spirit of Children program that put on a Halloween party for kids at Doernbecher Children's Hospital.
Thousands of runners will be taking to Portland's streets this Sunday for the 41st annual Portland Marathon, and the third annual Portland Marathon Half.
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and they're inviting you to the party.
Should fluoride be added to the city's water supply? That's the question that was being discussed at a City Council hearing Thursday afternoon and folks packed the chambers to sound off on what they think the city should do.