Seasonal Allergies

By | March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Seasonal Allergies Spring is such a beautiful time with longer days, warming temperatures, and more sunshine bringing green grass and blooming flowers. Unfortunately, this turn in the season hales the onset of seasonal allergies for many of us. Seasonal allergies can vary quite remarkably in presentation and severity among different people and can begin at [...]

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Dry Hands

By | February 11th, 2019|Dermatology|

Dry Hands Many people suffer from "dry hands". This is extremely common in our area of Southern Oregon. The air in our environment is much less humid than other areas of the country; and cold outdoor temperatures as well as dry indoor air from our central heating systems further contribute to the low relative humidity. [...]

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Rosacea

By | February 7th, 2019|Dermatology|

Rosacea Patients who suffer from Rosacea of the have a myriad of symptoms including facial redness, pustules, bumps and prominent blood vessels. Dermatologic studies indicate approximately 16 million Americans suffer from Rosacea. The disease is largely hereditary, with those of Scandinavian and Celtic origin being most prone, though persons from any race are subject to [...]

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Winter Itch

By | January 30th, 2019|Dermatology|

Winter Itch ‘Winter Itch’ is a common condition affecting people of all ages, though as we get older it can become more frequent and challenging. What is ‘winter itch’? A person’s skin is like a thin sponge, and as such is subject to ‘drying out’ in the winter months, resulting in itchy, dry skin. Increased [...]

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Valley Immediate Care Opens Clinic in Ashland

By | November 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

By Sam Wheeler   Before Valley Immediate Care opened its doors in Ashland last month, seeking immediate health care without an established doctor or medical home in town meant a trip to the hospital emergency room or Medford.   "There was just an overwhelming flood of people saying, 'Why don't you come to Ashland?' "said [...]

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