March 6, 2014 2:37 p.m.
The Vancouver-based nonprofit Pink Lemonade Project is celebrating BRAVE Day this month with several activities.
March 6, 2014 2:35 p.m.
The American Diabetes Association will celebrate its 26th annual Alert Day on March 25.
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, Associated Press March 5, 2014 9:29 p.m.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment -- in this instance, four hours after birth.
By Associated Press March 5, 2014 11:23 a.m.
PORTLAND — A Portland high school student has died of a suspected case of meningococcal disease.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press March 5, 2014 9:34 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will allow a two-year extension for people whose individual health insurance policies don't comply with requirements of the new health care law, helping to defuse a politically difficult election-year issue for Democrats.
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press March 4, 2014 1:07 p.m.
CHICAGO — At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine — only this time he's the subject. In the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, Winship is giving a young medical student a close-up look at a devastating illness affecting millions of patients worldwide.
By Darryl Fears, The Washington Post March 3, 2014 1:41 p.m.
This winter is a real killer.
By MARIA CHENG, Associated Press March 3, 2014 10:02 a.m.
LONDON — A Swedish doctor says four women who received transplanted wombs have had embryos transferred into them in an attempt to get pregnant.
By Brian M. Rosenthal, The Seattle Times March 3, 2014 9:54 a.m.
SEATTLE — The evaluator came on a cloudy afternoon last April, bringing a state-issued laptop and another chance at a long-held dream.
By Marissa Harshman March 3, 2014 6 a.m.
A Canadian study challenging the need for annual mammograms has prompted women across the country to question whether they need the yearly X-rays.
By RODRIQUE NGOWI, Associated Press March 3, 2014 6 a.m.
BROOKLINE, Mass. — The spirited sport known as parkour that treats the world as one big obstacle course is gaining traction outside of the urban enthusiasts whose YouTube-worthy acrobatics spread its popularity.
By Associated Press March 3, 2014 6 a.m.
CHICAGO — Government research links indoor tanning by teenagers with other risks including binge drinking, unhealthy dieting and sexual activity.Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found other behaviors were also more common among high school students who use sun lamps or indoor tanning beds than teens who don't. That included drug use among girls and smoking among boys.
By Candice Choi, Associated Press March 3, 2014 6 a.m.
HOUSTON — Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation's obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating.
By Nicole Ostrow, Bloomberg News March 3, 2014 6 a.m.
Children raised in poverty or in orphanages experience chronic stress early in life that can have long-lasting effects on the brain, setting them up for future mental and physical ailments as adults, two studies found.