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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

A Letter Of Thanks One Year Later

May 17, 2021 By

One year ago today, we reopened our doors to patients…. As many of you will remember, we closed our clinic on March 15, 2020, when the COVID pandemic started to overwhelm our country and our state. At that time, the fear of “asymptomatic transmission” was looming; patients were not to be seen without the proper protective equipment, and only in an emergency per a state mandate. Finding those PPE supplies was nearly impossible then, and those materials had to be given over to the state... 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

New Year + Small Changes = New Life

January 5, 2020 By ,

So here we are in the year of double, double digits: 2020! It’s a new year now and if you’re like most people, you made your New Year’s resolutions thinking, “It’s time I made some changes around here and got back in shape!” But how are you doing so far in fulfilling those resolutions? Starting off a new year with plans to improve your health is a common practice; but sadly, a lot of those resolutions are eventually sacrificed as the year progresses. Why? Because a... 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