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Here at Len’s Pharmacy, we have had a wild ride in 2020, and it looks like 2021 (part II) is lining up for more adventure! One thing we have learned over the last year is that life is full of …

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As an optometrist, patients often express to me one of their greatest fears in life is to go blind. Fortunately for most of us, legal blindness will not happen in our life time. However, the m…

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Let’s begin 2021 by bringing dental health into our overall health focus. The mouth and the body are not separate systems. Attention to the basics and dental-medical cooperation will give you …

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Many parts of Oregon remain at risk of high radon — an odorless, tasteless and invisible gas. It is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that comes up from the ground and is drawn into buildi…

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Being healthy starts well before you ever get sick and need a doctor. Preventative health care can go a long way toward keeping your immune system strong and helping you physically and mentall…

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Every time you go to the doctor, she’s going to take a couple of numbers that can tell you a lot about your health. High cholesterol and high blood pressure can both lead to or be symptomatic …

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Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death for Americans, for both men and women and most ethnicities; for American Indians and Asians/Pacific Islanders, heart disease is second to cancer in ca…

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Influenza isn’t just a cold on steroids. This disease, which resurfaces every fall and can be a health risk well into the next spring, can knock even the healthiest people out of commission fo…

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Weight is no one’s favorite topic, but it is an important factor in your health. Being overweight or obese puts people at greater risk of being diagnosed with chronic conditions like diabetes,…

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How you handle stress is a huge factor in the rest of your health as well as your overall quality of life. Poor stress management can make you feel under the weather, exacerbate conditions you…

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Massage therapy has many health benefits, from general relaxation to injury recovery.

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We have entered 2018! Can you believe it?

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The unthinkable happens. You have been injured or have an illness that severely affects your ability to be independent. Now what? Well, once your doctor has cleared you after your surgery or h…

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Radiology is now the key diagnostic tool for many diseases and has an important role in monitoring treatment and predicting outcome.

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The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a yearlong lifestyle change program in which participants meet in a group with a trained lifestyle coach.

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The Blue Mountain Hospital Auxiliary is a volunteer program established to work for the benefit of the Blue Mountain Hospital and assist the various departments of the facility in any way possible.

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The Blue Mountain Healthcare Foundation is a local non-profit organization that plays a crucial role in keeping Blue Mountain Hospital one of the most modern rural hospitals in Oregon. Communi…

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According to a Swedish study published Nov. 17 in the journal Scientific Reports, owning a dog could lengthen lifespans. Physical exercise, social interaction and immunity are the benefits fro…

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Community Counseling Solutions provides mental health and addiction services in Morrow, Wheeler, Gilliam and Grant counties.

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Tobacco is the most heavily used addictive product in the United States.

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Let’s save our teeth!

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The Blue Mountain Hospital District Cardiopulmonary Department operates under the auspices of a medical director and serves in the capacity of direct patient care and diagnostics, providing qu…

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Did you know we have a team of people who go to people’s homes to provide end of life care? We have nurses, a social worker, aides, a spiritual counselor and a medical director who make up the…