Drinking is a drag on local health ranking

Study StatuS

Wood stoves may increase heart attack risk

Health response: Are there any cancers with increasing death rates?

Stem cell transplant reduces Culver woman’s MS symptoms

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Prostate cancer therapy is short, unproved

nutrition

Can blueberries beat ‘baby blues’ in new mothers?

medical technology

Waterproof prosthetic gives hope to former marine

Physical and mental health

Gamer’s death highlights risks of live streaming

Snacking before bed should be low calorie

UW creating next-gen mannequins with more lifelike features to train medics

New Health care Law’s Oregon impact

456k Oregonians would lose health coverage under GOP bill

DNA helps long-lost sisters find each other

Wallboards help docs communicate with non-English speaking patients

A mysterious medical condition has genetic link to deafness

Study: Pokémon Go triggered better health

Health dispatches

Are you informed as a patient? Don’t bet on it

Help us report on the opioid overdose epidemic

Research: Loud sound may affect our hearing in more subtle ways

Pence pushes GOP unity on health overhaul

New health law

Official: Oregon Medicaid would lose billions under AHCA

When is dying a laughing matter? Hospice humor gains a following

New approach to suicide prevention: aim for zero

Oregon Medicaid to consider 3-D mammography

Report: Oregon’s dental workforce growing

ACA repeal: drop insurance mandate, reform Medicaid

How old is too old for downhill skiing?

State of addiction: A project about opioids

Oregon confirms two E. coli cases

E-prescribing is easy, stopping is hard

Aging inmates learn to take better care of health

LGBT seniors at higher risk of disability, depression, heart disease

Insurers denied mental health claims

Health people on the move

New help for blurry close-up vision

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