Our Blog: To Your Health

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Monday, November 2, 2020

This November, we’re raising awareness of lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in the US to encourage more early screening, diagnosis and treatment. Unfortunately, most lung cancers are diagnosed at an advanced stage when cancer cells have already spread to other parts of the body, making it more difficult to treat. We know that diagnosing cancers at an earlier stage, before the cancer has spread, provides a much better chance of cure.

Video: Jeanie’s Story

Monday, October 5, 2020

After being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib), Jeanie had an irregular heartbeat and increased risk of stroke. When a cardioversion failed to restore her natural heart rhythm, she knew she needed to make significant lifestyle changes for her health.

Jeanie did this with the guidance of Dr. Sandeep Garg of The Oregon Clinic Cardiology, who put her on a path to manage her AFib through diet and exercise.

Watch the video to learn more about Jeanie’s story.

Tips for Dealing With 'Maskne'

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
By Dr. Barbara Resnick

Wearing a face mask has become an obligation to help keep ourselves and our patients healthy. Unfortunately, shortages of PPE necessitate that we wear the same mask for long periods of time at work. We are also wearing masks when we’re off the clock. Chronic, prolonged mask use can cause skin problems which can be annoying and painful. There is little satisfaction in knowing that no one but you knows what’s under the mask!