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Portland's Health

March 31, 2015

Firefighters know the benefits of exercise

by TVF&R
Adopting an active lifestyle that includes carving out time to exercise has been shown to increase your energy level, reduce health risks and lower stress. Exercise also improves your mood and…
Photo Credit: STAFF PHOTOS: VERN UYETAKE - Daughter Marlo Yapp Lemmon, left, and mother Tam Yapp are dedicated to improving the health of the community by encouraging people to improve their gut flora by using their Real Food Real Life food products.
February 18, 2015

Probiotics improve family's health

by Barb Randall
Real Food Real Life foods beneficial to all When a child’s health is at stake, most mothers will go to extremes to restore the child to healthfulness. That is exactly what West Linn resident…
Dr. Jacob Abraham
February 18, 2015

St. Vincent cardiologist implants first wireless heart sensors…

by Eric Apalategui
A cardiologist at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center last month implanted tiny sensors into the blood vessels of three heart patients, sensors that may help them avoid a sudden trip to the…
February 18, 2015

High tech help

by Joan Brown
Getting the right kind of monitor can significantly help in managing your diabetes Technology affects diabetes in many ways. There are lots of benefits, and there are limitations in accuracy and…
Dr. Scott Laffee
February 18, 2015

Sleep it off

by Scott Laffee
When teens don't get enough sleep, it can lead to binge drinking It's commonly accepted that teens who are sleep-deprived (those who get less than the recommended eight to 10 hours per night)…
February 18, 2015

Prediabetes: Know your risk

by Sarah Nipper
Getting diagnosed is as easy as the A1c test According to the American Diabetes Association, prediabetes affects 89 million Americans, and unfortunately, there are often no clear telltale signs.…
March 31, 2015

Educator and advocate Jim Reuler, MD, to receive award for…

by Pamplin Media Group
Longtime medical educator and homeless advocate Dr. Jim Reuler will receive the 2015 Rob Delf Honorarium Award from the Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland and the Metropolitan Medical…
March 31, 2015

Pulling a fast one

by Scott Laffee
The secret to a long and healthy life may not be skipping the occasional meal. Rather, it may be skipping a day of them and then gorging the next. Researchers at the University of Florida…

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