Our Blog: To Your Health

Honoring Pride Month

Monday, June 7, 2021

Each June, the rainbow flag - a symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) pride - flies in celebration of diversity and equality. During Pride Month, we reflect on progress and commit to the ongoing work for equality and acceptance.

The Oregon Clinic Welcomes Orthopedics

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The Oregon Clinic is pleased to add orthopedics to our surgical offerings with the addition of our newest specialty group. The Oregon Clinic Orthopedics, previously Portland Knee Clinic, has practiced in the Portland community for almost 50 years. Orthopedics surgeons Dr. Richard Rubinstein, Jr. and Dr. John O’Shea treat knee conditions and have seen countless patients over the years. They continue to see patients at their existing office location in the Providence Professional Plaza in NE Portland.

Expanding Management Options for Thyroid Cancer

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Lauren Orr, MD

Over the past few decades, the rate of new thyroid cancer diagnoses has increased significantly in the US and worldwide. Much of this rising incidence is thought to be due to increased detection of papillary thyroid cancers, which are often indolent. Accordingly, disease-specific mortality has remained relatively stable and overall quite low. The approach to managing differentiated thyroid cancers, namely the papillary and follicular types, has evolved in accordance with data that most of these cases will have an excellent prognosis.

Taking a Stand for Equality and Justice

Monday, March 22, 2021
Dr. Richard Jamison, President


We condemn anti-Asian violence.

I, like you, am sickened by the shooting of eight people, including six Asian women, by a white man in Atlanta last week. My heart goes out to the friends and family of the victims. While we do not yet know with certainty the motives around this senseless tragedy, this disgraceful act appears to be part of a growing pattern of anti-Asian violence and I feel for all those experiencing the fear of identity-based harassment and violence, particularly since the start of COVID.