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Bicycle Popularity, Bicycle Injuries

Posted by Mark Hosko, MD in Health Information

As we Portlanders know bicycles have become one of the most common means of transportation in and around the city.   The popularity of bicycling is definitely at an all-time high, and with that peak also comes a surge in bike-related injuries.  Emergency rooms and…

Benefits of Using an Urgent Care Facility

Posted by Mark Hosko, MD in Health Information

For many years, patients have turned to their local hospital’s emergency room whenever they suffer an unexpected injury or illness. Over time, however, the wait time and the crowded rooms at many emergency departments have caused people to look elsewhere for their immediate treatment needs….