Categories for General Health

Get the Facts on Sunscreen!

June 26, 2021 By ,

We are looking at some seriously hot temperatures this weekend in the PNW, and this forecast seems to be just the beginning of what could be a very warm summer. That means that many of us will be heading into the great outdoors to enjoy the sunshine as well as seek refuge from the heat at home. But getting outside in the summer can increase your risk of sunburn. Sunscreen is always your best option to avoid a sunburn’s searing pain and potential risk of skin... Read More

CDC Recommendations for Face Masks

April 10, 2020 By

CDC Now Recommending the Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19 I hope this email finds each of you safe, healthy, and surviving in the new reality that is the COVID-19 pandemic. News reports and figures indicate a potential “flattening of the curve,” so hopefully the situation will stabilize soon. There is a lot of information in this email, so please read it completely for your benefit, health, and safety. Starting this week, the CDC is now recommending cloth face... Read More

The Dangers of Flip-Flops and How to Avoid Them!

December 9, 2015 By ,

Now that we have passed July the 4th, it’s officially summer in Portland! That means we can look forward to more days of sun than rain for a while, and after this year’s winter, I think we all deserve some warmer temperatures. The first thing that most people do in these summer months is change their wardrobe to cooler attire, which often means a change of shoes. Time to put away the snow shoes and break out the flip-flops, right? As much as I also... Read More