Monthly Archives: August 2017


Concussion? What to do…

Last night was one of the anticipated boxing matches of all time. And while I can’t say I’m surprised about what happened, I did have my concerns that somebody was going to get seriously hurt. Anytime I’ve ever watched any type of boxing or MMA match, I’ve always cringed when I see another person getting

Eye Damage After the Eclipse

What is Solar Retinopathy? The name given to eye damage which has been caused by looking directly at the sun is solar retinopathy. Your eye has an opening at the front (pupil) and a lens which adjusts to focus images you are looking at onto the retina at the back of the eye. The retina

Wear Your Glasses. Period.

Tomorrow is the big day; the Great American Total Eclipse is finally upon us. People from all over the country have flooded into our beautiful state to get a glimpse of this once in a lifetime event. Campgrounds are packed, traffic jams have been insane (although yesterday I was zipping around Clackamas county like it

Food Poisoning Hit Me Fast

It started about 10pm on Friday. We were just getting ready for bed when my stomach really began to feel uneasy, and man, it came on quick. Friday was my son’s 12th birthday and we took him and his sister out for both breakfast and dinner, and I’m certain it was something I ate during

Health Food Documentaries & A Plant Based Lifestyle?

Recently, a friend of mine told me that I just had to watch this health food documentary on Netflix. He told me that it would change how I looked at food and he guaranteed me that it would change my life forever. Wow. Big claims. I was skeptical, but I watched it. I enjoyed it

EXTREME heat, hear the WARNINGS

Extreme heat this week prompts Oregon Public Health warning Oregonians should stay hydrated, limit sun exposure as temps top 107 As the state’s temperatures break into the triple digits this week, health officials are recommending Oregonians take steps to prevent heat-related illnesses that can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. “Heat exhaustion and heat

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