Health

Providence Health buys former Walla Walla General Hospital buildings

Walla Walla, Wash., - Providence Health & Services-Washington has purchased four vacant buildings on the site where Adventist Health closed Walla Walla General Hospital last year.Adventist Health chose Providence following its request for proposals from potential buyers. This purchase allows…

Cut calories by 15% to stay young, study says

Maybe there's no need for a fountain of youth after all. New research suggests that cutting calories by 15% for two years can slow the metabolic process that leads to aging and protect against age-related diseases.

Kicking the habit on National Kick Butts Day

Today is National Kick Butts Day, a day for activism that will hopefully empower adults and youth to "stand up, speak out and seize control against Big Tobacco." Kick Butts Day is organized, yearly, by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids…

What is melanoma?

Find out more about melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, here.