In this photograph taken Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, Ken Ernst, left, and his wife Abigail Ernst, right, pose for The Associated Press with their 2-month-old daughter, Lucy, in their Oldwick, N.J. home. The couple conceived Lucy by using only one embryo through in vitro fertilization. With nearly half of all babies born using advanced fertility help being multiple births, doctors are now urging more couples to attempt pregnancy with just a single embryo. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Doctors are reporting an epidemic — of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers show.
About 70 passengers on a US Airways Express flight from Texas to Arizona were briefly kept on the plane after it landed, and some say they were told to get tuberculosis tests and vaccinations.
Iranian state television is reporting that the number of HIV-positive citizens in the country has skyrocketed over the last decade.
FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2013, file screenshot, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' main landing web page for HealthCare.gov. (AP Photo/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, File)
Visitors to the government's health care website encounter fewer errors and the system now works most of the time, administration officials said Sunday in a progress report.
A Eugene woman whose husband killed the couple's son and himself has sued the dentist who prescribed her husband a nicotine-cessation drug and the hospital that determined he was not a danger to himself or others two days before the slayings.
»Play Video Officials at UW Medicine in Seattle are notifying about 90,000 patients that an October security breach compromised their personal information, Nov. 29, 2013.
UW Medicine officials are alerting roughly 90,000 patients that their personal data were compromised in an October security breach.
Jason DiSanto navigates an obstacle course in an electric-powered wheelchair by issuing commands with a magnetic tongue piercing.
An experimental device is letting paralyzed people drive wheelchairs simply by flicking their tongue in the right direction.
Gregory Arnold, a Seattle resident who will have his right hip replaced.
Eleven uninsured patients will receive knee or hip replacements at Swedish Orthopedic Institute next week without paying a dime.
Could paying for bone marrow cells really boost the number of donors? The Obama administration is taking steps to block a federal court ruling that had opened a way to find out.
An infant from King County is infected with measles and could have exposed other residents to the virus.
Amy Owens helped collect thousands of purple hats at Seattle Children's to prevent child abuse. Courtesy Seattle Children's Hospital.
All year long volunteers have been busy knitting thousands of tiny purple hats they hope will save babies’ lives. Seattle Children’s Hospital collected 3,600 hats and distributed them this month to hospitals throughout the state to prevent child abuse by reminding parents crying is normal.
Boxes of Norlevo emergency contraceptive are sold in a pharmacy, west of Paris, Tuesday Nov. 26, 2013. HRA Pharma head of women’s health Frederique Welgryn told The Associated Press said it will warn women following the publication of results of a study of levonorgestrel. The French contraceptive maker said Tuesday its morning-after pill is ineffective when taken by women who weigh more than 80 kilograms (176 pounds). (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
A French contraceptive maker said Tuesday its morning-after pill doesn't work when taken by women who weigh more than 80 kilograms (176 pounds) and plans to change its labels to warn patients.
»Play Video Project Violet researchers continue their work in the lab.
A 10-year-old cancer patient has inspired a local team of researchers to turn to everything from scorpions to sunflowers in the search for a cancer cure.
»Play Video Graphic of RNS(R) System courtesy NeuroPace.
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has approved a new therapy that could help epileptic patients who have no other treatment options.
Image from Quingo game, courtesy Game It Forward.
Medical researchers throughout the country are hurting from federal funding cuts this year, but local organizations are getting money from an unlikely source: gamers.