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Doctor accused of taking healthy ovary instead of one with cyst (Getty Images)
Doctor accused of taking healthy ovary instead of one with cyst (Getty Images)
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Oregon Doctor Allegedly Takes ‘Wrong’ Ovary From Patient, She’s NOT Amused

Surgical mixups are not uncommon, they happen. But we've not heard of this.

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Oregon already allows citizens very limited home growth, this would decide fate of pot stores (Getty Images)
Oregon already allows citizens very limited home growth, this would decide fate of pot stores (Getty Images)
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Milton-Freewater To Let Citizens Decide Fate of Pot Businesses

Currently, Oregon residents are allowed to grow up to four pot plants at home, possess up to 8 ounces in their home, and carry up to one ounce of the drug. This vote, coming in November, will decide if the city will lift it's ban on pot-related businesses.

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Doctor Brooks former Pasco practice (now closed) (Google Street View, circa 2012)
Doctor Brooks former Pasco practice (now closed) (Google Street View, circa 2012)
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Pasco Doctor Suspended for Prescription Abuse, Controlled Substances

Each month the Washington State Department of Health sends us lists of disciplinary action taken against medical providers, ranging from chiropractors to surgeons and nurses. They're listed by county, but not very often do we see ones for the Tri-Cities.  Dr. Victor O. Brooks has had his medical license suspended indefinitely, pending legal proceedings, according to the Health Department.

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Researchers now developing Death Computer (Brendan Hoffman)
Researchers now developing Death Computer (Brendan Hoffman)
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Researchers Develop ‘Death Computer’, Predicts EXACT Time You Will Die!

You may have heard, or seen online, stories about so-called "Death Clocks," or ways to predict how many years you have left on the glove. Using a variety of information sources, your age, health, medical conditions, illnesses etc etc. they predict what year or so you're going to die. Now, it's taken on a WHOLE NEW LEVEL!

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e-cigs to come under state regulations (Getty Images)
e-cigs to come under state regulations (Getty Images)
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Strong Vaping Regulations Coming, Bills Passed by WA Legislature

Most stores won't sell an obviously 14 or 15-year-old an e-cig. But surprisingly, the industry has largely been unregulated since the popularity of the electronic smoking devices has exploded a couple of years ago. Now, get ready for a heavy dose of state regulations.

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USA Today report claims thousands of water systems with too much lead across U.S. (Getty Images)
USA Today report claims thousands of water systems with too much lead across U.S. (Getty Images)
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Report Claims Excessive Lead in Many WA Water Systems, Two in Franklin County

We've heard so much about the Flint, Michigan water woes, where lead from old, decaying water pipes has rendered the city water undrinkable. Now, USA Today as released a report claiming some 2,000 other water systems across the county have lead levels that exceed the EPA 'safe' standards, including several dozen in our state.

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Chicken pox vaccine now required for high school students in WA (Sean Gallup)
Chicken pox vaccine now required for high school students in WA (Sean Gallup)
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Chicken Pox Vaccine Required for All WA High School Students This Fall

State health officials say the virus is becoming more abundant these days, and new studies show it can reportedly cause more health issues in older people.

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Oregon insurance companies post losses in 2015 (Getty Images)
Oregon insurance companies post losses in 2015 (Getty Images)
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Oregon Health Insurers Blame ‘Sick’ People for Losing Millions in 2015

Although a volatile health insurance market is partly to blame, from the turmoil caused by the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), most insurers say it's because people just got sick more often.

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Zika mosquito larvae (Getty Images)
Zika mosquito larvae (Getty Images)
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Zika Virus Bigger Threat to Children Than Expected, Says Seattle Doctor

An expert doctor who helps lead the brain research at Seattle Children's Hospital says the Zika virus is causing much bigger neurological issues in children than expected.

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Amnesty granted to illegals in Flint over water issues (Getty Images)
Amnesty granted to illegals in Flint over water issues (Getty Images)
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‘Water’ Amnesty Given to Illegals in Flint Michigan

You've probably heard the news about the failing, tainted city water system in Flint, Michigan. What you might NOT know is the shocking policy adopted by officials concerning illegal aliens.

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