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As we spring forward into the longer days of springtime, it is natural to feel more energized and alive. Have you instead been feeling more fatigued, achey, unmotivated and depressed? Are you more forgetful and having trouble clearing your head? Are you urinating more than normal?  Is you sex drive

Urgent care is a category of walk-in clinic focused on the delivery of ambulatory care in a dedicated medical facility outside of a traditional emergency room. Urgent centers typically treat injuries and illnesses that require immediate care, but not life-threatening or serious enough to require an emergency room visit. The

Medical Cannabis preparations have been exploding in popularity since legalization in Oregon. Lately, I have been asked more and more questions about Cannabidiol (CBD), the constituent of the plant that doesn’t get you high and is legal in all 50 states. The inquiries are coming from seniors with chronic pain

Does this title sound like a familiar topic to you?  Do you feel like your quality of life is always teetering around the question of “what can I eat” or “will there be a bathroom”? Is gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation a recurring theme in your life? If you can

Our Wellness columnist Margaret Philhower details why winter is the perfect time for taking Elderberry preventatively to stay healthy and enjoy being social with less fear of catching a cold or the flu.

In today’s society, people are spending more time indoors than ever. People don’t even have to leave their houses to go shopping anymore, especially with about 79% of consumers doing online shopping in 2017. Unfortunately, this means more and more kids and teens are spending most of their time indoors

My Tongue Itches Food allergies are very common in the US. Food allergies fall into two broad categories. IgE food allergies are the more serious of the two. This type of allergy is possibly life threatening; it affects approximately 15 million Americans. Eight types of foods account for over 90

Emily Fox, the self-proclaimed “Britain’s loneliest woman” hasn’t made a new friend in a decade. The mother of three recounted her story online, detailing her visits to supermarkets just to interact with other people her age. Though she has children, she claims she isn’t able to connect with them on

The development of cancer is more of a process than a disease, and one that takes decades to develop in most cases. In his book “The Emperor of All Maladies,” Siddhartha Mukherjee describes the evolution from a healthy cell to a cancerous one as being a protracted, glacial event characterized

Cold weather, gray skies and less hours of sunlight is a familiar shift in reality for those of us living in more northerly climates of the world.  For many, this change of seasons is a welcome reprieve from the heat and interminable sunny days of our long southern Oregon summers.