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Understand the symptoms of anxiety and depression

September 12, 2013

Women today have a lot on their plates, so being stressed out is kind of normal. But if you’re anxious or depressed more than usual, you may have an anxiety disorder, depression or both.

Experiencing Breast Cancer: From Caregiver to Survivor

April 29, 2013

Nicole McPheeters understands, both professionally and personally, the importance of having a mammogram. As the Breast Center coordinator at Providence Medford Medical Center, Nicole has been a mammography technologist for more than 13 years. But in 2012, she suddenly found herself on the receiving side of health care and is now a breast cancer survivor.

Ethiopian woman makes her recovery one step at a time

June 01, 2012

For more than two years, Shandy Welch, manager of our orthopedics program, worked tirelessly to bring a young Ethiopian woman to Portland for a surgery that will give her the opportunity for a much better future.

March of Dimes: "Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait"

June 07, 2011

Babies born after 37 weeks of pregnancy are full-term. However, new research has shown that a baby’s brain nearly doubles in weight in the last few weeks of pregnancy. Also, important lung and other organ development occur at this time. And, although the overall risk of death is small, it is double for infants born at 37 weeks of pregnancy, when compared to babies born at 40 weeks, for all races and ethnicities.Read more.

Naturopathic ways to avoid heart disease

May 18, 2011

Heart disease is the no. 1 "silent" killer of women in the United States beacuse more than 25 percent of people show no symptoms. Learn how to reduce your risks.

What's the deal with relaxation drinks?

May 09, 2011

Relaxation drinks are the latest craze- drinks that contain sleep-inducing ingredients.

Women's Health Screenings: What You Need to Know

April 04, 2011

Women's health exams: what should women be screened for, and when?

Thyroid Trouble?

April 04, 2011

Learn about symptoms, risks and types of thyroid conditions, in advance of the Womens Wellness series presentations on women and thyroid disease.

Middle-aged brain learns slower, but better, than a younger brain

February 19, 2011

Amy Schultz, Ph.D., from Providence Brain and Spine Institute and Ken Weizer, N.D., from Providence Integrative Medicine Program review the difference between Alzheimer's and "senior moments".

My Little Waiting Room

February 07, 2011

Amy Paterson was 34 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. As she underwent subsequent treatment, the mom of a toddler son was confronted with the problem that so many cancer patients who are also parents face: finding child care that would allow her to get to all of her necessary medical appointments.

Connection between menopause and memory loss?

February 01, 2011

Gillian Rosicky, F.N.P., was featured on More Good Day Oregon on KPTV. She discusses warning signs, and strategies for improving memory.

Cancer Survivor Putting Child Care in Hospitals

December 30, 2010

When Amy Paterson was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago, she not only had the fight of her life. She also found her calling.