summer health tips

Summer Health Tips

Summer is officially here! It’s time to enjoy the sunshine and summer bounty to the the fullest, without over-indulging. However, it’s easy to go overboard on sun, heat and sugar during the long summer days, especially when on vacation. A few of our Health Centers of UWS clinicians have provided easy-to-follow summer health tips to […]

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Cleveland Clinic functional medicine exploratory trip

UWS Clinic Staff Visit World-Renowned Cleveland Clinic

Recently, Dr. Rachel Fischer, a functional medicine clinician at the Health Centers of UWS – Gresham and East Portland locations, was part of a contingent of University of Western States (UWS) clinic staff that visited the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. The purpose of this visit was to learn more about this nationally-ranked […]

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stay healthy this spring

Stay Healthy this Spring

Spring thaw brings blossoms, sunshine, and more opportunities to be active. With that may also come allergies, bug bites and muscle strains. Don’t let the less-than-favorable aspects of spring overshadow its finest qualities. Be ready to embrace the season whole-heartedly with these tips on staying healthy in the springtime. Daniel DeLapp, DC, LAc, ND East […]

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Using Routines to Control Eating Behaviors

Using Routines to Control Eating Behaviors

10 Sport and Performance Psychology Tips for a Sustainable Body Transformation By: Conrad L. Woolsey, PhD, CC-AASP, CHES Both eating and exercise have significant impacts on neurotransmitters, the limbic system (i.e., addiction center of the brain), and hormones that have profound influences on how one thinks and behaves. Research on hunger and metabolism hormones such […]

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