The message is out in full force: You need to get a flu shot! But when should you get it? And which vaccine is best?
Dr. Ari Gilmore from PacMed’s Beacon Hill Clinic in Seattle answered some of the most common questions patients ask about the flu vaccine.
Here are a few healthy soup recipes by some of the best foodies.
A national survey shows Oregon ranks 21st among states in the rate of drug overdose deaths, the majority of them now from prescription drugs.
You just got married. What should you expect from your partner in terms of food? Well, food is one of the most important aspects of one’s life, right up there with shelter and water. And when you take a vow to marry someone, not only are the two of you going to live together, you’ll also be eating together much of the time for the rest of your life.
How many ads will it take to get the uninsured signed up for the new coverage options launching Oct. 1?
States do not know yet, but Cover Oregon is jumpstarting their campaign.
Autumn is officially here, and with it comes another season: The flu season. You might have seen the signs around town, as flu vaccines have hit most shelves.
There are always obstacles or roadblocks that interfere with living a healthy life. There are also the things we tell ourselves — the excuses or “famous last words” that let us off the hook.
Bay Area Hospital is now home to the most technically advanced robotic surgery system in the world, according to officials at the facility.
A new understanding of the essential role of gut microbes in the immune system may hold the key to dealing with some of the more significant health problems facing people in the world today, Oregon State University researchers say in a new analysis.
Whether you’re starting from scratch or getting back on track, you undoubtedly have high hopes that your fitness regimen will succeed. However, you could fall prey to one of a handful of classic mistakes that can nip even the most well-intentioned plan in the bud. Here’s how to avoid the top eight beginners’ blunders.
A growing number of Americans are standing, walking and even cycling their way through the workday at treadmill desks, standup desks or other moving workstations. Others are forgoing chairs in favor of giant exercise balls to stay fit.
1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Oregon State Senator Jeff Kruse was one of those 6.
Two scientists who illuminated how brain cells communicate, three researchers who developed implants that let deaf people hear and philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates have won prestigious Lasker Awards for medical research and contributions to public health.
Children — like adults — are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.
Public health officials and Oregon health groups issued an alert this week urging every pregnant woman to get a whooping cough immunization.