MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 12:30 P.M.
When American Airlines flight attendants began to complain about the company’s new uniforms, the airline shrugged off the problem, saying it was limited to about a dozen people with allergies …
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 10 A.M.
Some have claimed Coenzyme Q10 is the fountain of youth. But just as Ponce de Leon discovered that idea to be bogus, such claims regarding CoQ10 are bogus, too.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 7:42 A.M.
Novartis is in talks to acquire U.S. generic-drugs maker Amneal Pharmaceuticals as the Swiss health-care company seeks to bolster its Sandoz business amid consolidation in the industry, according to people …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 2:19 P.M.
Tuesday was a banner night for medical marijuana — with ballot initiatives in numerous states widening access to the substance for Americans seeking relief from pain or a treatment for …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 11:20 A.M.
Congress is all but certain to seek to repeal parts of the health care overhaul, unwinding the signature achievement of the Obama administration and delivering on one of the Republican …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 9:44 A.M.
Coca-Cola and PepsiCo face a wave of new soda taxes after four U.S. cities voted to pass the measures, part of an escalating war on sugary drinks.
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 4:36 P.M.
Los Angeles teenagers are giving health experts a new reason to worry about electronic cigarettes. In a study of more than 3,000 students in L.A. County public schools, those who …
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016
A simple Pap smear may one day offer a way to screen for birth defects a little earlier in pregnancy than today’s prenatal tests.
MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2016, 7 P.M.
It’s open enrollment season, the time of year when we need to sort through confusing options and try to predict how often we’ll get sick next year.
MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2016
Draft guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force urge pediatricians and other clinicians to check the body mass index of children and adolescents to identify patients who would benefit …
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 10:41 A.M.
Authorities say 16 homes were evacuated in a city south of Seattle after methane gas was found in soil samples there.
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 10:40 A.M.
Authorities say 12 people in Washington and Nevada are in custody for their alleged roles in a large drug smuggling and distribution ring in Western Washington.
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 10:14 A.M.
The organization that oversees the training of young doctors recommended Friday that first-year physicians in hospitals be allowed to work 24-hour shifts – eight hours longer than they are permitted …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 2:50 P.M.
A federal judge has rejected the U.S. Department of Energy’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Washington state over worker safety issues on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 4 P.M.
Doctors have found a disturbing downside to some powerful new drugs that harness the immune system to fight cancer: In rare cases, they may cause potentially fatal heart damage, especially …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 12:35 P.M.
Worried that California might legalize recreational marijuana, the state’s third-largest city by population has voted to ban pot sales ahead of Tuesday’s election.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 11:01 A.M.
Russian health officials say one in 50 people in Russia’s fourth-largest city are infected with the HIV virus.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016
DEAR DOCTOR K: I saw my doctor because of aching pain in my knee, which sometimes buckles unexpectedly. He says I have chondromalacia. What is this, and what can I …
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 10:42 A.M.
Officials say a man who refused to come down from a giant sequoia tree in Seattle will have his charges dismissed if he complies with the terms of his probation …
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016
For every hour and a half spent watching TV, abdominal fat increased by about 3 cubic centimeters, according to a study from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. …
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016
A bold experiment is giving some patients a chance at cutting years off their wait for a kidney transplant if they agree to a drastic-sounding option – getting an organ …
MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2016, 5 P.M.
For many, clear vision is not possible without spectacle correction, and proper eyewear is important to enjoy vision to its fullest. While glasses or contacts can help render clear vision, …
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 2:36 P.M.
For the third time, Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict over whether the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly …
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 12:39 P.M.
A bartender who works near the University of Oregon is under investigation for allegations that he tampered with multiple women’s drinks.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 10:40 A.M.
Pullman Police say they were unable to find sufficient evidence three women were drugged at the Delta Upsilon fraternity in early September.
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 3:54 P.M.
A dental service provider has filed a lawsuit claiming the Idaho Department of Administration violated the state’s procurement laws in awarding a $130 million contract designed to administer dental benefits …
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 2:30 P.M.
After dropping sharply between 2005 and 2012, the number of children in the U.S. foster care system has increased for a third year in a row, according to new federal …
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 11:45 A.M.
The state Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of a teen who had told his therapist that he thought about taking a gun to school to shoot students who had …
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 11:38 A.M.
A Renton-based health care system has agreed to pay $351.9 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over its employee pension plan.
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 11:02 A.M.
A Des Moines hospital says a pharmacy tech has admitted that he removed a potent painkiller from hundreds of vials and replaced it with saline solution.