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Jovan Belcher

Kansas City Chiefs

Doctor: Jovan Belcher likely had CTE

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself two years ago, a doctor says in a new report.

Operating room, hospital

Ferre' Dollar/CNN

Hospitals ask patients to pay upfront

Get ready to whip out your credit card before you are wheeled into the operating room or undergo an MRI.

CDC

Ferre' Dollar/CNN

CDC investigates kids' limb paralysis

Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurologic illness that's affected 10 children in Colorado.

Medicine generic AP

Bend Memorial Clinic offering flu shots

 Bend Memorial Clinic will be holding flu shot clinics in both Bend and Redmond for the upcoming flu season.

Birth control pills

Jay Schexnyder/CNN

Doctors: Don't put your teen on 'the pill'

When it comes to effective birth control for teens, "the pill" might be considered a reproductive relic.

TB, tuberculosis

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

5 babies test positive for TB in Texas

Five babies in El Paso, Texas, have tested positive for tuberculosis after being exposed to the infectious disease at a local hospital, the city's health department says.

Brothers take road trip before going blind

Courtesy Driving Blind

Brothers take a road trip before going blind

Tod Purvis and his brother Justin knew that they were going blind. Both had been diagnosed with choroideremia, a rare genetic disorder that causes progressive vision loss and eventually leads to complete blindness.

Bend toddler needs surgery

Bend toddler can't walk without surgery

At 37 weeks pregnant, Traci Benjamin and her husband, Norm, found out their second son would be born with a rare genetic disorder, osteogenisis imperfecta, otherwise known as brittle bone disease.

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