medicine

Avoiding chemicals in sunscreen? Try zinc

Oregonians recruited for autism study

money

The U.S. spends more on mental disorders than any other condition

Supporting children who serve as caregivers

Could an implant be the new weapon against opioid, heroin addiction?

U.S. Olympic swimmer almost drowned as a child

The celebrity diet that has some science behind it

Transplant chains let strangers give kidney patients new life

Need in-home care? New service handles logistics

OHSU expert: U.S. culture encourages pregnancy cravings

Health People on the Move

fitness

Exercise cuts risk for 13 cancers, research shows

MONEY

Number of lower-income children getting health coverage on the rise

Some firms save money by offering employees free surgery

Fitness trackers move to earphones, socks, basketballs

Needle in the genetic haystack: How a new website is helping families, scientists

Stroke happens regardless of age, race or gender

Edible flower petals are packed with nutrients

Millions of telemedicine patients to get a greater say in their care

FITNESS

Study: Maximal shoes don’t reduce shock

Medicine

BMC docs lead morning walks

Central Oregon faces critical shortage of ombudsmen

E-cigarettes are safer, but not exactly safe

Ruling may benefit consumers in legal battles

Try keeping up with this 65-year-old kickboxer

Study finds shortages of essential emergency care drugs are increasing

Taking a look at the risks and myths of dehydration

Punches and peas: Gym teaches kids boxing — and nutrition

Move to the beach for your mental health

Surgery not always needed for Dupuytren’s contracture

Update on health insurance marketplace

Next year’s health insurance outlook: higher rates, fewer choices

Going it alone: Concierge medicine

Learn to walk the (slack) line

Genetics-based medicine a matter of debate

Spices can substitute for salt

Gear guide: Sunglasses for protection and performance

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