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Acupuncture treatment offers therapeutic benefit for breast cancer patients

August 21, 2017
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Patients suffering from metastatic breast cancer are profoundly affected by physical and emotional effects of the disease and the treatment process. Acupuncture treatment is one modality that can provide therapeutic benefit for a wide range of symptoms, including pain, nausea, mood and sleep disturbance, and weakened immune system.

The truth about BMI

August 21, 2017
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Most American adults have heard of the term BMI or Body Mass Index. It has been an indicator for health since the 1800s. But according to a recent CNN article, it is important to understand the limitations of relying on BMI as a true indicator for quality of health.

The Dennis Lisk Story

August 10, 2017

When brain cancer claimed Dennis Lisk’s life, his daughter Megan channeled her love for art into fundraising for the disease.

The Dehydration Generation: Tips for Gen Xers to stay hydrated

August 08, 2017

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Learn how Gen Xers are at higher risk for dehydration and ways to stay hydrated in these final summer months.

Health Watch News Segment Features Optimal Aging

August 03, 2017
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Last month, Optimal Aging was featured in a news segment on Fox 12 Oregon. A current Optimal Aging client and his wife were interviewed along with Marika Rausa, Director, Consumer Strategy & Innovation, Optimal Aging.

Are you predisposed to these genetic diseases?

July 27, 2017
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Whether you are predisposed through your relatives or because of your ethnic background, the truth is that some diseases are impossible to avoid. While this might be tough to take, the good news is that medicine is an ever-changing field so it's likely that treatments or programs are or will be available should you ever be confronted with genetic disease. There are many genetic diseases, though some are more common than others. Here's a glimpse into the most common genetic diseases today:

Organ donation: Know the facts

July 26, 2017
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Although 95 percent of U.S. adults support organ donation, only 51 percent actually sign up as a donor. You can help fill that gap by donating an organ.

Can I trust a pediatrician who doesn't have kids of their own?

July 07, 2017

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“Doctor, do you have kids?” Early on in my career, I took offense to this perceived jab at my abilities and professionalism. It was as if not having children of my own was a “ding” against me. But I get it. I too would raise my eyebrow if I was assigned an overweight dietician or a thrice divorced marriage counselor. I mean, how much could I possibly trust someone who doesn’t have personal experience?


How to emotionally support your child with skin problems

June 14, 2017
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As a parent, you can take your child to the dermatologist, but don't forget the emotional component to your kids' skin problems. 

5 things to consider before signing your child up for sports

June 01, 2017
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Sports are a great way to keep your child active, social and challenged. But there are some things to consider before signing them up.