The first time Miriam Lipton had breast cancer, her thick locks fell out two weeks after starting chemotherapy. The second time breast cancer struck, Lipton gave her scalp a deep chill and kept much of her hair - making her fight for survival seem a bit easier.
After her daughter was diagnosed with leukemia, a Seattle mom found a way to help her child and other infants with cancer.
House Republicans, politically emboldened by President Barack Obama's delay of a key requirement of his health care law, are taking another run at scrapping his signature domestic policy.
Investigators don’t know why more babies in south-central Washington suffer a deadly birth defect compared to the rest of the state.
A local pediatrician hopes Jenny McCarthy, new cohost of “The View,” won't be discussing her controversial and possibly dangerous views on autism at her new gig.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first medical scan that can help diagnosed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children by measuring brain waves.
New research boosts the "use it or lose it" theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, a study of nearly half a million people in France found.
Parents who have been fretting over the low levels of arsenic found in apple juice can feel better about buying one of their kids' favorite drinks.
Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have confirmed previous studies demonstrating there is a link between high blood concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids, such as those found in fish-oil supplements and salmon, and an increased risk of prostate cancer.
Seattle Children's Hospital made the landmark announcement Wednesday -- a 23-year-old fighting leukemia for the third time is now cancer free.
Passengers at a Texas airport can practice doing CPR compressions to the steady beat of the Bee Gees disco song "Stayin' Alive."
For many Americans short on time, quicker, high-intensity workouts may seem ideal. But, local doctors say those hard workouts are not sustainable for most people and can even be hazardous to their health.
Some smokers trying to get coverage next year under President Barack Obama's health care law may get a break from tobacco-use penalties that could have made their premiums unaffordable.
Many survivors of Saturday's plane crash in San Francisco have a surprising pattern of spine injuries that a doctor says shows how violently they were shaken despite wearing seat belts.
Seattleites are known for being health-conscious, but the city also has a noticeable love of tattoos. So it’s reasonable to ask, can tattoos ever be safe? The answer is: not entirely.