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 By Yaakov Levine    Health    February 21, 2019 

How do we choose which diet is best?

We have so many choices to ponder when we consider what plan to choose, it can make our heads spin. I am asked each day about the myriad of diets that are being promoted in books or on the web. The...

 

Nutritionally Speaking: Resolution reset, part III

To sum up a few of the healthy food choices we can make for a healthier 2019, let’s review Fats/Oils, Beverages, and a few “specialty” foods to include this year as we look to our food choices...

 

Nutritionally Speaking: Resolutions reset, part 2

I hope some of you have tried, and are enjoying, some of the foods discussed in last week’s column to help you get back on track with your New Year’s Resolutions. We explored the potential enjoyme...

 

Meet Michael Donohue

Therapeutic Associates Creswell Physical Therapy has recently welcomed Michael Donohue on our team as our lead physical therapist. Donohue was born outside of Chicago, but moved with his family at a y...

 

Women's health screenings: past, present and future

While perhaps not a favorite subject, and not a favorite appointment for many patients, is a women's health screening exam. Although widely regarded as a necessary but unpleasant life experience, the...

 

Health Q & A with Jeannie Marr

Q: I hear that there is a new shingles shot that has come out. Does Creswell Health Mart Pharmacy carry it and am I eligible to get it? Answer: Yes, we do carry Shingrix. It’s a new shingles...

 

What are healthy habits?

I started teaching fitness classes ten years ago, without any experience beyond my own attendance in classes. Marie, my friend and mentor, needed a sub for her kickboxing and yoga classes, so I held...

 

Resolutions reset, part 1

As we start the second month of 2019, how are you doing with your New Year's Resolutions to eat healthier? Sometimes we need a Resolution Reset. Food serves a dual purpose for us, when we choose...

 

Nutritionally Speaking: Love and dark chocolate A heart(y) healthy treat

I am hoping that you all learned a few new tricks to support your cardiovascular health from my last columns. Please share these tips with your family members. There are a lot of members of my family...

 

Shampoo Dolls 'Dolls' up clients

For a chic look that's in style with latest trends, Shampoo Dolls in Cottage Grove knows what to do. Their four stylists consider styling not just their profession - but their passion. The stylists...

 

Panacea Barbershop and Lounge: Self-care inside and out

Panacea Barbershop and Lounge is committed to serving customers from the inside out. Owner Demarcos Wright wants clients to feel at home and have a time to focus on themselves through self-love and...

 

Nutritionally Speaking - Heart health hacks: part 3

Happy "Heart Health" Month! This is a great opportunity to focus on supporting your cardiovascular super pump. There's no better way prepare to celebrate this time of year than to share with those we...

 

Nutritionally Speaking: Heart health hacks: part 2

While every month should be Heart Health Month, we at least focus on supporting our cardiovascular super pump one month each year in February. There's no better way to get ready to celebrate this...

 

Nutritionally Speaking: Heart health hacks: part 1

In February we will celebrate Heart Health Month, and a favorite heart (and chocolate related) holiday - Valentine's Day. There's no better way to celebrate this time of year than to share with those...

 

Steps (10,000) towards a healthier winter

Well, the days are finally getting longer, but we still have plenty of winter left. It's great to stock up on healthy cold season healing alternatives, vitamin C or zinc lozenges, but an ounce or two...

 
 By Aliya Hall    Health    December 27, 2018

Creswell School District receives vouchers for glasses

Creswell High School Counselor Lori Naugle said she could picture herself in a classroom struggling with vision impairment, and how difficult that would be. She said she would understand how a...

 

Nutritionally Speaking: Are You Eating on the Wild Side?

As many of you know I teach (free) health classes and cooking demonstrations as part of my role as Nutritional Health Coach at Natural Grocers. There is a common thread in all of our classes, and...

 

Try a Mediterranean style diet

As we look forward to enjoying our December holidays, I hope many of you are looking for suggestions for a healthier 2019. In that spirit, let's explore the Mediterranean Diet. Touted in books, by...

 

Nutritionally speaking: Why do we all need salt?

As this calendar year winds down, I am sure many of you are considering New Year's Resolutions for a healthier 2019. I am exploring a Ketogenic diet for myself, and will be offering a free six-week...

 

To downsize or not to downsize... a question to consider

With the holidays here, families may become aware of many things that have not have gotten attention throughout the course of the year. Or, if they had it was easy to push them aside due to our, "oh...

 

Nutritionally Speaking - To reflux or not, your choice

We have been enjoying a sunnier than usual fall, and I notice more people are outside, enjoying the warmer breezes and the colors, therefore including more movement and exercise in their daily...

 

Thankful for PT

In the season of thankfulness and giving, I thought I would take a break from the pieces I typically write. I want to share with you why I am thankful for physical therapy and what physical therapy ha...

 

Severe blood shortage: Red Cross issues immediate call for blood donations - Blood drive hosts also needed this winter to stop prolonged shortage

The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients. Volunteer blood drive hosts are also... Full story

 

Health Q & A with Jeannie Marr

Q: Why didn’t my doctor prescribe antibiotics for my cold? A: Antibiotics only treat bacterial infections, and colds are infections caused by viruses. Thus an antibiotic would not be helpful in treating your cold. Sometimes, however, when your...

 

Nutritionally Speaking - Yes, there is life after bread

Raise your hands if you enjoy a sandwich for some of your meals. Many of you have heard the tale of the Earl of Sandwich. The fable tells us that he loved to eat and play cards. One evening, he was ha...

 

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