More dogs than ever before are getting very sick from eating marijuana, and one local vet doesn't see the trend stopping anytime soon now that pot has been legalized.
The Obama administration says more doctors and hospitals are embracing technology as adoption of computerized medical records reaches a "tipping point" in America.
A Lake Oswego High School senior couldn’t get into prom last weekend because the venue didn’t have wheelchair access.
New research is challenging medical guidelines that say people with a heart-zapping device in their chests should avoid intense sports like basketball and soccer in favor of golf or bowling.
Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which can lag behind the rapidly expanding and changing food marketplace. Researchers are trying to change that.
Federal health regulators say an experimental insomnia drug from Merck can help patients fall asleep, but it also carries worrisome side effects, including daytime drowsiness and suicidal thinking.
More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of a vaccine scare that raised the specter of autism. Now, health officials are scrambling to catch up and stop a growing epidemic of the contagious disease.
EUGENE, Ore. - New numbers by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show a sharp increase in suicides among middle-aged Americans in Oregon, and a mental health report from the state shows rates are highest in rural counties.
A Bandon midwife facing manslaughter charges is pleading guilty to another charge instead of going to trial.
"I thank the Lord every day for the gift I've been given," says Eugene resident, Navy vet and liver transplant recipient Rod Fosback.
Darlene Baker lost her 16-year-old daughter Jennifer Baker to suicide 15 years ago. "I was one of those who thought 'not my kid' because she was an only child," Baker said. "I was very active in her life and she was very active in school.
Having strong muscles requires tearing down muscle tissue so it rebuilds even stronger. One of the best ways to build muscle is to strength train, so we asked a few exercise experts for their favorite strength-training exercises and how to do them.
As the guitarist strums and softly sings a lullaby in Spanish, tiny Augustin Morales stops squirming in his hospital crib and closes his eyes.
A deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS has apparently spread from patients to health care workers in eastern Saudi Arabia, health officials said Wednesday.
Though she suffered from severe health issues of her own, Debra Hill was consumed with the care of her 13-year-old who suffered from a rare genetic disorder. The mother of two succumbed to complications and passed away.
A Pasco baby is being treated for rabies after it was bitten by a rabid bat on the deck of her grandparents' home.
How does an apparently healthy man die from a nosebleed after he's gone to the emergency room five time in less than a day?
Dr. Jan Brunstrom-Hernandez gently but sternly admonishes a teenage cerebral palsy patient who clearly hasn't been doing his exercises, stressing the importance of keeping muscles loose and limber.