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The War on Skin Pigmentation: Part 1

Writen by Dr. Katie Wang
Edited by Dr. Paul M. Graham

Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) is a common source of frustration particularly among darker-skinned individuals. Those most susceptible to developing PIH include African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, and those of Middle Eastern decent. 679 more words

Aging

Inner Wisdom

Our bodies are incredibly intuitive. For the most part, we know exactly what we need to run efficiently. We know we need fruits, vegetables, water, sleep, exercise, and quiet time. 478 more words

Growth

The key to good caregiving: A healthy caregiver

(BPT) – It is estimated that more than 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. For the vast majority, the deeply personal responsibility of caring for a loved one with a devastating disease constitutes a “labor of love,” but caregiving can take a severe emotional and physical toll on those providing it. 645 more words

Advocacy

Retiring Oregonians

Yesterday we talked broadly about retiring Baby Boomers and the big picture outlook for Oregon employment. Today we will focus on the number of retirees based on our office’s economic and demographic forecasts. 788 more words

Oregon

For Arthritis of the Knee, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate is the Best Medicine to Control Long Term Symptoms of Joint Change

A paper presented at the recent American College of Rheumatology annual meeting reviewed all the research results on use of medications to control joint changes and pain in arthritic knees caused by osteoarthritis. 145 more words

Concierge Medicine

Is ‘flashing-light therapy’ a promising treatment to fight Alzheimer’s disease?

Just weeks after news that yet another Alzheimer’s drug failed in clinical trials, American scientists unveiled a promising therapy that uses flashing LED lights to fight the… 597 more words

Health