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 By Yaakov Levine    Health    June 21, 2018 

Nutritionally Speaking: Ear candling

I had a number of customers ask me this week about ear candling, a popular method with a long history. Ear candling, also called ear coning or thermal-auricular therapy, is an alternative medicine...

 

Recreational health advisory issued for Dorena Reservoir

The Oregon Health Authority has issued a recreational health advisory for Dorena Reservoir, located six miles east of Cottage Grove in Lane County. Water monitoring has confirmed the presence of harmful algae above Oregon Health Authority...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    June 14, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: The paleo solution

A popular and requested class these days is Keto 101, a presentation that I offer to introduce folks to the ketogenic diet – a low-carb, high-fat eating plan that encourages the use of ketones...

 
 By Cheryl Richard    Health    June 14, 2018

Support your local markets

I love farmers' markets! This lifelong love has taken me to some wonderful markets around the country. Whenever we have moved to a new area or we have traveled, if there's a farmers' market, I'm...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    June 7, 2018

Stay off the blood sugar rollercoaster

With our recent Memorial Day holiday, summer is nearly upon us! During summer, many of us enjoy vacation time, or maybe just a change from indoor activities to outdoor adventures. Keeping ourselves...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    May 31, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Simple food rules for cancer prevention

These days, we are all hearing about more and more people succumbing to cancers of many types. As a cancer survivor myself, I have found renewed hope and inspiration in Michael Pollan's book, "Food...

 
 By Jeannie Marr    Health    May 31, 2018

Medication synchronization, delivery and therapy management

Q: I am helping take care of my aging parents and managing all their medications. It can be quite confusing and tedious at times keeping them all straight, requesting refills and knowing what they...

 
 By Damon Armitage    Health    May 31, 2018

Caring for the skin you live in

With spring in full swing and summer right around the corner, many people are taking steps to improve their appearance. For high school students this may include preparing for prom, a formal event or...

 
 By Alaina Thomson    Health    May 31, 2018

Shared decision-making: Take control of your own healthcare journey

A pillar of Therapeutic Associates is advocating for and cultivating a team-focused culture and atmosphere. This is not just a tenet of the employees of Therapeutic Associates, but the intention is...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    May 24, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Hot days, cool smoothies

Now that summer weather has finally arrived, our gardens are starting to flourish. Soon, our refrigerators will be full of fresh vegetables and we'll have the challenge of finding ways to enjoy and...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    May 17, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Summer party favorites

I love this time of year; the flowers are blooming, the birds are singing and we are all spending more time outside. We are gardening, pruning, dusting off our outdoor sitting areas and – my...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    May 10, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Enjoy avocados

One of my favorite fruits are avocados (Persea americana)! Originally found in the wild in their native Central America, we have been enjoying cultivated avocados since early in the last century when...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    May 3, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Need salt?

As the weather warms, and eventually turns hot, it's a good time to revisit an important topic, with the hope that we will not spend our summer with our cells starving for hydration. Experts tell us...

 

Pacing and injury prevention

As we head into a new season, one where the sun begins to resurface after months of hiding behind rain clouds, we are struck with inspiration to go outside and jump into hobbies and activities....

 

Seasonal allergies

Ah, spring! For Oregonians, it means seeing the sun for the first time in perhaps several months. For many, it means returning to the outdoors after months of relative hibernation. For those that enjo...

 
 By Jeannie Marr    Health    April 26, 2018

Health Q & A with Jeannie Marr

Q: What can I use to treat my seasonal allergies? A: There are lots of over-the-counter options available to treat allergies. The trick is to find the right product for your allergy symptoms and begin...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    April 19, 2018

Dietary choices for cardiovascular health

We celebrate Heart Health Month in February, but since heart disease is one of the top health issues in our modern world, every month is truly the time to choose what we eat with heart health in...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    April 12, 2018

Did you eat your salad today?

We are all born with the ability to taste five distinctly different tastes. We can taste sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami – which we know as savory, and is translated from the Japanese as...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    April 5, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Take a spring fitness challenge

Spring has sprung: Have you been noticing more of your neighbors out for walks, feeling the urge to go climb Mt. Pisgah or check out the falls at Bryce Creek? I sure have, and while we had a...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    March 29, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Nuts for nuts

Let's face it, I get to talk about food quite a bit each day; I love to learn, answer questions and explore the best options for myself and those around me. Whenever I shop I see folks peeking in my...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    March 22, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Book Review

As we age it is even more important to find a way of eating that will satisfy our taste buds but not contribute to degenerative health issues. Eating a traditional, nutrient-dense diet, which these...

 

Services temporarily restored to help Oregonians with disabilities live independently

The Department of Human Services Aging and People with Disabilities program (APD) has announced that they have reached an agreement with Disability Rights Oregon, Legal Aid Services of Oregon and the...

 
 By Yaakov Levine    Health    March 8, 2018

Nutritionally Speaking: Spring cleaning

Later this month, we will officially enter my favorite season: Spring! Just as we may have excess "stuff" that has built up around the house and garage during our long winter season, we may have some...

 

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