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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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Prescription Weight Loss Drugs

Most Americans are overweight or obese and are struggling to lose weight. Changing your diet and exercising alone may not be the best way to lose extra weight. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved five types of weight loss prescription medications. All of these drugs are prescribed by physicians and can help overweight...

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Best Medical Diets to Lose Weight

With so many diets existing in the world today it can be hard to choose which diet might be right. Every diet has different goals, guidelines, and claims that make it difficult to see what might work with your lifestyle. This is why we are breaking down some of the best medical diets. The Mediterranean…

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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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It’s Time for Weight Loss to be Personalized

A new Time article reveals that a variety of scientists results “are showing that the key to weight loss appears to be highly personalized rather than trendy diets.” New research finds that every person biologically reacts differently to food and exercise. This helps to explain why the newest diet craze or simply eating less and exercising…

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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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Father’s Day Membership Sweepstakes

It’s giveaway time! AIM Health is encouraging everyone to remind their dads to get (and stay) healthy through a Father’s Day contest. Share a photo of your dad’s healthy habit or activity on the AIM Health Facebook page and you will be entered to win a 3-month membership to AIM Health AND a 2017 TCL 32-Inch…

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Obesity Medicine Certification Leads Trend in American’s Weight Loss Efforts

People are seeking out medical-based weight loss programs supervised by certified physicians like the new program offered by AIM Health. It’s a national trend that’s cutting into the $64 billion dollar weight loss industry. Rather than risk regaining weight, people are turning from fad diets to physicians certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine.…

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Here For You

Rain. Snow. Sleet or Shine. With all of the news of snow locally in Portland, we thought it would be a good time to remind you that your healthcare can continue despite weather closures. AIM Health Membership is a form of concierge medicine or direct-to-primary care model. Members of AIM Health pay a membership fee and…

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AIM Health Sets Sights On Better Healthcare Through Membership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AIM Health Sets Sights On Better Healthcare Through Membership WEST LINN, OR – April 20, 2016 – Drs. Sue Lewis and Amy Gillcrist, formerly with Sendant Health have created a new hybrid medical practice that accepts both membership and traditional adult patients. Unlike Sendant Health, AIM Health provides a more affordable membership level…

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