Sun Safety for Kids

For many,  fond childhood memories involve a little sunshine—whether by the pool or at the beach. While children of all ages tend to race out the door on the first day of summer, it’s important to exercise caution underneath the sun’s rays. Here’s how: Be Informed There are two types of sun rays: Ultraviolet A (UVA) …

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Why are Millenials Spending so Much Money on Exercise? [Infographic]

The fitness industry has seen a rise in millennial participation, the growth of boutique fitness experiences, and popularity of the athleisure apparel industry. For a typically budget-conscious demographic, millennials are paying a premium for their fitness programs and associated apparel. Why? Boutique fitness craze The boutique fitness industry is booming. These studios offer fitness experiences …

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Dr. Peggy McNichol

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief…and unspeakable love.” ~ Washington Irving Services for Dr. Peggy McNichol will be held at the First Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1816 NW Irving Street, Portland on …

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What are the most common health problems in Oregon?

Oregon faces many challenges when it comes to improving public health, not unlike any other state. With a quickly increasing population and rapidly changing demographics, there are many areas where public health could improve. However, some health problems are more prevalent and preventable than others. The biggest priority areas for health problems in Oregon: Obesity …

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Can Cell Phones Cause Cancer?

Cell phones make life exponentially easier. You can search for a restaurant, calculate travel time, or chat with a friend across the globe, all in a matter of seconds. But since the wireless phone’s inception, many have speculated if there’s a link between cell phone usage and cancer. Unfortunately, the answer remains unclear. Below we’ll …

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