A Food and Drug Administration investigation into the safety of caffeine-added foods has prompted Wrigley to take its new caffeinated gum off the market for the time being.
Local researchers are scanning college students’ social media sites to identify which will become alcoholics later in life.
The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a new once-a-day inhaler drug from GlaxoSmithKline for patients with chronic lung disease.
A new genetic test to gauge the aggressiveness of prostate cancer may help tens of thousands of men each year decide whether they need to treat their cancer right away or can safely monitor it.
Coca-Cola says it will work to make lower-calorie drinks and clear nutrition information more widely available around the world.
Baxter International Inc. says that a blood product it was testing failed to slow mental decline or to preserve physical function in a major study of 390 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
How can you get your kids to eat healthier foods? Dr. Miles Hassell has the answer -- and it's something that worked with his own son.
A situation in Oklahoma where thousands of patients were potentially exposed to HIV and hepatitis got us thinking about dentist safety here in Oregon. We were surprised to learn that a local group in the dental industry is actually trying to roll back the rules on patient protection.
Indoor tanning beds would carry new warnings about the risk of cancer and be subject to additional regulations, under a proposal unveiled by the Food and Drug Administration.
In a first for the drug industry, Pfizer Inc. told The Associated Press that the drugmaker will begin selling its popular erectile dysfunction pill Viagra directly to patients on its website.
Women have another reason to exercise: It may help prevent kidney stones. You don't have to break a sweat or be a super athlete, either.
The suicide rate among middle-aged Americans climbed a startling 28 percent in a decade, a period that included the recession and the mortgage crisis, the government reported Thursday.
A state lawmaker wants to try a program where some state emplyoees are given treadmill desks to promote better health. He argues it could save the state in long-term health care costs.
Federal health regulators are just now deciding whether triclosan — the germ-killing ingredient found in an estimated 75 percent of anti-bacterial liquid soaps and body washes sold in the U.S. — is ineffective, or worse, harmful.
Parents are reporting more skin and food allergies in their children, a big government survey found.