Have you ever taken your child to play at the park and found yourself sizing him up to the other children playing or wondered why he’s shorter than the other kids in his class at school or on a sports team? Starting from the moment they are born and continuing with healthy baby and annual check-ups, height and weight are measures of a child’s health we hear about most often. So it’s no surprise that parents’ concerns about a child’s growth and development are among the most common questions I’m asked as an endocrinologist. In this column I will address some of the concerns I hear most often.
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National Doctors' Day
One day is not enough to thank our exceptional doctors. We celebrate Doctors’ Day on March 30 and thank the more than 100 providers at The Corvallis Clinic for their dedication to the health of our community and commitment to high quality patient care. Below are comments received from patients. Add your voice to theirs […]
Joan Wessel's journey with breast cancer
Aug. 14, 2016, is a day that Joan Wessell is looking forward to. It will mark the end of five years of taking Arimidex to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurring, an end to the medicine’s painful side effects. It’s also an important milestone to reach as a breast cancer survivor.
“I plan to celebrate,” said Wessell, the director of the Downtown Corvallis Association for the last 20 years.
Help for families of People with Parkinson’s
Each year, more than 50,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and countless others suffer strokes or develop other progressive neurologic conditions.
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