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.
Ian Sutherland was hit by a MAX train Wednesday because he had his headphones in and didn't hear it coming.
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.
It may seem like fish and humans have very little in common, but researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are studying fish behavior to eventually learn why some people are more social than others.
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.
Typically when you hear from parents who become pregnant after years of trying, the moms- and dads-to-be express joy and excitement over their growing bundles of joy. But, an anonymously blogging mother and father are receiving backlash for writing online that they are “regretful” after becoming pregnant with twins through In vitro fertilization.
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.
Eugene Police and Pain Consultants of Oregon hosted a free and anonymous "drug take-back" on Saturday at the Oregon Medical Group location off Martin Luther King Blvd.
Developed by Olympic Coach and University of Oregon alum Dr. Richard Brown, Mi Fit Life is an app that will customize to your current physical activities.
Classes don't start for another three weeks, but two University of Washington sorority sisters have already been hospitalized for alcohol poisoning.
Public health officials and Oregon health groups issued an alert this week urging every pregnant woman to get a whooping cough immunization.
New technology in the fight against prostate cancer is now available in Lane County.
Women are two to eight times more likely than men to suffer a debilitating tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee and a new study suggests that a combination of body type and landing techniques may be to blame.
Flu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall, some brands promise a little extra protection.