Today's Wellness News

Tracking down sex partners to halt a rise in STDs
9/18/2018 03:42:00 PM
Clackamas County health workers ask anyone who comes in with an STD who their sexual partners are. Then Mary Horman and Liz Baca get to work.
FDA's new anti-vape campaign targets teens
9/18/2018 02:00:00 PM
The new campaign uses snark and special effects to catch youth on social media and in bathrooms, the FDA says.
Senate passes sweeping legislation to combat opioid epidemic
9/17/2018 07:03:00 PM
Lawmakers in both chambers have responded public pressure to find solutions to a deadly crisis that has affected every state in the nation.
Doctors changed hearts and minds about migrant kids
9/17/2018 05:05:00 PM
"Seeing children treated like this is against what we all believe,” says one immigration advocate.
Foster kids may get psychotropics without safeguards
9/17/2018 03:16:00 PM
One in 3 foster kids from a sample of states were prescribed psychiatric drugs without treatment plans or follow-up, standard steps in sound medical care.
2 million U.S. teens are vaping marijuana
9/17/2018 02:31:00 PM
New survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening concerns over popularity of teen vaping.
Children lose out on liver transplants, study finds
9/17/2018 01:36:00 PM
The system for allocating liver transplants is stacked against kids, the researchers concluded.
This professor began studying Alzheimer's caregivers. Then her mother showed symptoms.
9/17/2018 09:01:15 AM
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in 10 Americans age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s and more studies into Asian Americans are needed.
Healthy older adults may not need daily aspirin
9/16/2018 10:56:00 AM
No detectable benefit was seen from regular use of low-dose aspirin for people 70 and older who don't have heart disease, researchers say.
Teen vaping: We're behind the curve, principal says
9/15/2018 02:53:00 PM
“It’s rampant among our high school and middle-school-age population,” one pediatrician says.