As of Wednesday, at least 11 people had died from the flu virus at Portland metro area hospitals
Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they've been drinking heavily for years, new research suggests.
The people who run Washington's new health care exchange are hoping rock 'n' roll will inspire more young people to sign up for insurance.
Emergency room doctors at Seattle Children's Hospital fear the legalization of marijuana could mean an increase of young patients suffering from overdose.
Health officials are reporting a drop in the rate of new lung cancer cases.
Gov. John Kitzhaber discussed the latest enrollment numbers for Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange at a press conference on Thursday morning.
Providence Health and Services is taking more precautions in its hospitals to stop this year’s deadly flu from spreading.
Clackamas High School students learn simple CPR and will pass the lesson along to others.
Makers of a weight loss additive called Sensa will return more than $26 million to consumers to settle federal charges that the company used deceptive advertising claiming that consumers could lose weight by simply sprinkling the powder on their food.
The state's flu season arrived early and Portland-area emergency rooms feel it.
A new study finds kids with concussions may benefit from a break from the books.
Flu cases in Oregon have risen dramatically in the last few weeks, with the H1N1 strain forcing dozens of people into the hospital.
Health officials say Washington's flu season has begun and this year the dominant strain is H1N1, otherwise known as swine flu.
The Food and Drug Administration approved 27 first-of-a-kind drugs in 2013, down from 39 new medications in 2012, which was a 15-year high.
Researchers say vitamin E might slow the progression of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease - the first time any treatment has been shown to alter the course of dementia at that stage.