Summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy barbecues, campfires, and fireworks. Unfortunately, with all this fun comes some risk — burns are a common cause of injury during the summer months, especially in July. Here a few safety tips to help bring in the summer festivities with a bang — and without injury.
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Sunscreen helps fight skin cancer, including melanoma, its deadliest form. “Understanding how sunscreen works can help you better protect your skin, reducing the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging,” says Dr. Rebecca Bremner of The Oregon Clinic Portland Dermatology. Our physicians recommend regular use of broad-spectrum sunscreens on sun-exposed skin to help prevent skin cancer and slow visible signs of aging.
Whether you are experiencing digestive problems or just looking to have more energy, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist can help you meet your goals for a healthier lifestyle.
As hernia surgeons, our perspective on hernia repair is often quite simple: the patient has a hole in their abdominal wall, and we must fix that hole. How each of us goes about performing the repair, in contrast, is often complex and heavily debated among surgeons.
What is not debated, on the other hand, is how critical the basic factors affecting healing are to the long-term success of any hernia repair.
Injuries to the nose come in many forms, from simple bumps to line drive baseballs. Many patients have issues breathing through one or both sides of their nose after such injuries. How these injuries are handled also varies. Not all patients seek medical attention, but for those who do it is very common for imaging, such as a CT scan, to be performed.
What made you interested in thyroid and other endocrine disorders?
Over the last 18 years, I have come to appreciate and respect the sophisticated anatomy of the neck and its many vital structures. I enjoy treating patients with thyroid disorders because there are good therapeutic options available for these conditions. Even in the case of patients with thyroid cancer, the prognosis in most cases is excellent and surgery is often curative.