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Dr. Summer Lam

AIM Health Welcomes Dr. Summer Lam, as Concierge Clinics Continue to Grow

AIM Health, in SW Portland, is honored to announce its continued growth as a concierge clinic and the addition of its newest physician, Dr. Summer Lam.

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holiday healthy eating tips

Top 6 More Effective Ways to Survive Holiday Indulging

The holidays can be one of the best times of the year. The family, the friends, the memories, and the food can all make this time of year special. Often, we jump from party to party and our days revolve around rich and indulgent foods. It can be hard to resist food during the holidays…

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flu prevention tips

Top 5 Ways to Prevent the Flu

Flu season is here. Every year Americans miss almost 111 million workdays because of the flu. Approximately 5-10% of the population will get the flu this year. Here are the top five ways to prevent the flu and stay healthy: 1. Avoid close contact with people who are sick Staying away from people who are…

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lower your risk of breast cancer

Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women with one in eight women diagnosed during their lifetime. Many cancers, including breast cancer, are caused by lifestyle factors, not necessarily genetics. Although there are risk factors that you cannot control, it is possible to lower your risk with lifestyle…

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manage your parents health

Top 5 Ways to Manage Your Parent’s Health

Caring for a parent or elderly loved one can be difficult. The reversal in the parent-child relationship is complicated. Difficult decisions, emotions, and stress can be challenging for all people involved. Here are some tips and advice for finding the balance in being a caretaker to a parent or elderly loved one. 1. Don’t be afraid…

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medical concerns for elderly parents

Five Common Medical Concerns You Can Watch For In Your Elderly Parents

It can be difficult to watch your parents or loved ones have medical issues as they get older. As people age, they face different risks and medical concerns. It can be unclear what to look for and how to help. This is why we’ve listed the top five concerns you can watch for in your…

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weight gain and cancer risk

The Link Between Weight Gain and Cancer

Several studies are finding a link between weight gain and an increased risk of developing cancer. Organizations, such as the World Cancer Research Fund, estimate that around “20% of all cancers diagnosed in the US are related to body fatness, physical inactivity, excess alcohol consumption, and/or poor nutrition” (American Cancer Society). Additionally, the GLOBOCAN project…

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men's primary care physician

Why It’s Important For Men to Regularly Visit the Doctor

Women live, on average, four to seven years longer than men. New research, however, is uncovering a unique reason for that age gap: men visit doctors less than women. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that “men are 80 percent less likely than women to use a regular source…

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adult ADHD symptoms

Top 5 Signs of Adult ADHD

Nearly 10.5 million adults in the U.S. have ADHD. Thankfully, there are treatments available for adults who have ADHD. Working with your doctor, you can develop a plan that will allow you to live normally. Often, taking a stimulant and seeking therapy can help you manage your symptoms. Here are the top 5 signs of…

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