The breast cancer charity named Judith A. Salerno to replace founder Nancy Brinker, whose promise to her dying sister begat a fundraising powerhouse that invested hundreds of millions of dollars in cancer research
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.
Local doctors and nurses helped keep a 90-year-old promise to Hellen Keller Friday by helping restore sight to 14 Oregonians.
"It's an obstacle course, but it's the biggest, baddest obstacle course ever."
An Auburn woman who battled cancer head on now fights for others she's never even met.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen berry mix sold at Costco has grown to 87 people with illnesses in eight states, including Washington.
Faced with a federal judge's order in the heart-wrenching cases of two terminally ill children seeking lung transplants, a national review board sought a balance that will keep such decisions in the hands of doctors, not lawyers or judges.
It's a life or death matter: Who gets the next scarce donated organ? In an unprecedented challenge to the nation's transplant system, a federal judge has allowed one dying child - and a day later another - to essentially jump the line in rulings that could have ramifications for thousands of people awaiting new organs.
Arena Pharmaceuticals says its weight loss drug Belviq will be available to U.S. patients beginning next week, nearly a year after the drug was officially approved by federal regulators.
The number of hepatitis A cases linked to a frozen berry recall has now grown to 61 and two of those people are suing Costco and the local company that produced the product - Townsend Farms of Fairview, Ore.
Despite the well-known advantages to breast milk and vigorous campaigns around the world championing breast as best, Mexican mothers say the bottle is better.
Oregon saw a seven percent drop in drug-related deaths in 2012, but heroin caused more deaths than ever, the state medical examiner said.
Northwest doctors say as long as you are exercising, it’s less important what activity you do.
Gene flaws that raise the risk of breast cancer are surprisingly common in black women with the disease, according to the first comprehensive testing in this racial group. The study found that one-fifth of these women have BRCA mutations, a problem usually associated with women of Eastern European Jewish descent but recently highlighted by the plight of Angelina Jolie.
New research raises fresh questions about which cancer patients benefit from Avastin, a drug that lost its approval for treating breast cancer nearly two years ago.
Alcohol beverages soon could have nutritional labels like those on food packaging, but only if the producers want to put them there.
Cat allergies are a problem many people battle, but what if there was a way to know which cats cause the worst symptoms?
An Associated Press-WE tv poll of people under 50 found that more than 2 in 5 unmarried women without children - or 42 percent - would consider having a child on their own without a partner.