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.
Dana Mount only found out that sh had the so-called "breast cancer gene" after she was diagnosed with cancer.
Jeremy Hill Jr. is struggling to stay alive as he battles a rare genetic disorder called Adrenoleukodystrophy. His wish to meet the president and convince him to make a law to screen newborns for the disease.
Treating breast cancer almost always involves surgery, and for years the choice was just having the lump or the whole breast removed. Now, new approaches are dramatically changing the way these operations are done, giving women more options, faster treatment, smaller scars, fewer long-term side effects and better cosmetic results.
New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies - bed rest - doesn't seem to prevent premature birth, and might even worsen that risk.
Cancer patients could face high costs for medications under President Barack Obama's health care law, industry analysts and advocates warn.
The government has halted a study testing treatments for a brain condition that can cause strokes after early results suggested invasive therapies were riskier than previously thought.
Officials in charge of three key international treaties said delegates agreed by consensus to a gradual phase out of the flame retardant hexabromocyclododecane, or HBCD, which is used in building insulation, furniture, vehicles and electronics.