Richard Bruno

Film: Voices And Concerns of the Uninsured & Underinsured Millions

Health Care Equality Week culminated in a health screening fair on March 11, 2012, at O’Bryant Park in conjunction with PotLuck in the Park. This was the 5th Annual health screening fair (formerly called Cover the Uninsured Week), and 275 underserved Oregonians had a chance to receive health screenings and see physicians. Many Oregonians shared their personal health stories with students filming for the Voices And Concerns of the Uninsured & Underinsured Millions (VACUUM) Project. … Read More

“Don’t let your tongue wreck the rest of your body”

I used to ask all my patients about their sleep. It was an area I felt comfortable with, having worked for a year in the OHSU sleep lab and treating folks with sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and REM behavior disorder. Now, I ask them all about diet. My quick and dirty is, “How’s your diet–what did you eat last night?” I can get a pretty good sense of their nutritional status with this one question. In … Read More



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