Our Blog: To Your Health
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Keeping your skin healthy during winter isn’t easy: bitter cold and wind outside and hot air from the heater inside can make your skin dry, red, itchy, and irritated. The onset of cooler weather can also lead to seasonal flare-ups of chronic skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.
Dr. David Hotchkin, a pulmonary and critical care physician at The Oregon Clinic, describes his experience with treating COVID-19 patients. He and his colleagues are seeing younger and sicker patients coming to the ICU in the most recent surge of the virus.
When winter approaches, staying healthy and preventing illness is always a priority. This year, as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever.
As a nurse with over 28 years of experience caring for patients, Mary, 55, always tries to practice what she preaches about getting regular screenings and checkups. During her annual mammogram a few years ago, Mary’s scan showed something worrisome. After a biopsy, the results came back: Mary had malignant pre-cancer cells in her breast.