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Unwanted & Expired Medication Collection

By Jason Briggs
May 15, 2015

Unwanted & Expired Medication Collection Set for Saturday, June 13th multiple locations throughout Lane County. For more information click the link below. http://www.preventionlane.org/prescription-drug-take-back-event... read more


Fibromyalgia Awareness Day in Oregon

By editor
May 13, 2015

Karla Austin, Nurse Practitioner in Pain Management at Oregon Medical Group’s Country Club Road Medical Center supports Fibromyalgia Awareness Day in Oregon. For more information click the link below. http://eugenedailynews.com/2015/05/may-12th-fibromyalgia-awareness-day-oregon-proclaims-governor-brown/... read more


Pain Management Specialist Joins Country Club Road Medical Center

By editor
May 7, 2015

Julie Muché, MD joined Pain Management at Country Club Medical Center on May 1, 2015. Dr. Muché completed her residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to joining Oregon Medical Group, she spent nine and 1/2 years at The Center for Pain management and Spine Care in New Mexico.  Her medical areas of ... read more


Oregon Medical Group Specialists Volunteer

By editor
April 27, 2015

Dr. Drew Pearson, podiatrist and Dr. David Bear, orthopedic hand surgeon performed services at McKenzie Surgery Center’s Annual Day of Giving on Saturday, April 25th. 2015. “This is the fourth year McKenzie Surgery Center has completed this event”, said Devon, Business Representative and Day of Giving Coordinator for McKenzie Surgery Center. Patients receiving services include ... read more


Nurse Practitioner Joins Northside Medical Clinic

By editor
April 27, 2015

Oregon Medical Group would like to announce Kjersti “Leah” Sikes, FNP-BC joined Northside Medical Clinic full time on April 27th, 2015. Leah joined Oregon Medical Group on January 1, 2015. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin in 2007 and a Masters of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner from ... read more


Colon Cancer Screenings

By editor
April 20, 2015

Don't wait. Adults over age 50 should schedule regular screenings for early detection of colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in men & women in the United States. Talk to your physician about scheduling your screening appointment today. Gateway Medical Center Gastroenterology 1007 Harlow Road, Suite 210 in Springfield 541-284-1600... read more


Endometriosis Awareness Month

By editor
March 23, 2015

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue that is outside of the uterine cavity. It affects 6-10% of women of reproductive age, and upwards of 50-60% of women and adolescent girls with pelvic pain. It also is seen in up to 50% of women with infertility. There is ... read more


Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

By editor
March 23, 2015

March is National Colorectal Awareness Month, symbolized by a blue ribbon. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed among men and women in the United States, and the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is approximately five percent. Luckily, screening tests are available to detect this cancer early, when treatment has the highest ... read more


Health care: Growth amid change

By editor
February 2, 2015

The Affordable Health Care Act is driving growth despite questions about its future: Local health care providers are moving ahead to expand services and add staff this year, even though the future of the Affordable Care Act — a driver of rising demand for medical services — remains far from clear. By Sherri Buri McDonald/blue ... read more


Thyroid Awareness Month

By editor
January 30, 2015

The thyroid is a symmetrical, butterfly shaped gland located in the neck just below the voicebox and sitting in front of the windpipe. The thyroid uses iodine to produce thyroid hormone which assists in the regulation of metabolism, heart rate, bowel movement, temperature sensation and mood among multiple other bodily functions. Physicians evaluate thyroid function ... read more