50+ Connections Expo has been offered for the past two decades
Fran McNicholas of Yacolt was extolling the benefits of Taoist tai chi on Sunday afternoon in a ballroom of the Hilton Vancouver Washington.
Backers, foes have spent a bundle ahead of vote on adding it to water supply
PORTLAND — While soaking up the rays in what's been an unusually sunny season, Portlanders have broken away from their polite chatter about food, wine and outdoor adventure to fight about whether to fluoridate the water supply.
Study finds 8.3% suffer for half of any given month
WASHINGTON — Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two (8.3 percent to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that he or she considered "mentally unhealthy," according to a comprehensive report on the mental health of American youth issued last week.
The Health Systems Quality Assurance Division of the state Department of Health recently took disciplinary actions or has withdrawn charges against these Clark County health care providers.
Call 911. Push hard and push fast.
She weighed just 15 ounces when born in December
When Harley was born prematurely on Dec. 20, she weighed just 15 ounces. She measured 10 inches. Her tiny arm was shorter than an adult's pinky. Her foot wasn't much bigger than a quarter.
State and national health officials have begun the annual tracking and monitoring season of West Nile virus, and the state Department of Health launched an online dead bird reporting system for residents. Dead birds can signal that West Nile virus is circulating in a community.
Hospital grows to handle influx of Kaiser patients
Preparing for an influx of patients in October, Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center has kicked off a $6 million project to remodel and equip a portion of the hospital, including the addition of four labor and delivery rooms, and one new surgical suite.
PORTLAND (AP) — Kaiser Permanente Northwest is apologizing to nearly 6,500 members in Oregon and Washington whose blood was tested for HIV without their knowledge or consent.
SEATTLE — Suicide stalks Indian Country, claiming more lives of native youth than those in any other population, not only in Washington, but nationally.
NEW YORK — Scientists have finally recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos, a longstanding goal that could lead to new treatments for such illnesses as Parkinson’s disease and diabetes. In Wednesday’s edition of the journal Cell, however, scientists From Oregon Health & Science University report harvesting stem cells from six embryos created from donated eggs. Two embryos had been given DNA from skin cells of a child with a genetic disorder, and the others had DNA from fetal skin cells.
SEATTLE — Justices on the Washington Supreme Court are considering whether a $100 million verdict against the state should be allowed to stand.
LOS ANGELES — Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.
ROME — The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now.
NEW YORK — The Obama administration on Monday filed a last-second appeal to delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription.