No one looks forward to colon cancer screening, but it is an important tool to helping you stay healthy. Find out the answer to some commonly asked questions below.
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Winter can be a difficult time for children when it comes to their health. Illnesses, staying active and adjusting back to school schedules after winter break can make staying well tough. These tips can help keep your family healthy through winter.
We are proud to announce the inclusion of 36 providers from The Oregon Clinic in this year's Portland Monthly Magazine list of Top Doctors & Nurses. Portland Monthly invited every licensed doctor, physician assistant, and registered nurse in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties (more than 20,000 practitioners) to nominate up to three peers in any medical specialty. After all the nominations were tallied, Portland Monthly narrowed the list to the top 5 percent of vote getters in each field. The Oregon Clinic is represented in ten separate specialties.
Approximately one in three adults in the United States is obese, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The health consequences of obesity are staggering: it dramatically increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, colon cancer, breast cancer, diabetes, and coronary heart disease. The last of these, coronary heart disease, is also the number one killer of men and women in the United States.
Most people only think about the bathroom when they have to go. But for Pamela G., a 69 year old Portland native, bathrooms were all she could think about.