Medicine

The medical field touches all Oregonians, so today we're featuring a few photos that bring medicine to life. 

Cindy Andexle, nurse's aide with Willamette Valley Hospice in Salem, assists Elena Lewin. Elena was given two weeks to live in November of 2011. More than 600 days later, she is still with us. Photo by Gerry Lewin

Cindy Andexle, nurse's aide with Willamette Valley Hospice in Salem, assists Elena Lewin. Elena was given two weeks to live in November of 2011. More than 600 days later, she is still with us. Photo by Gerry Lewin

Under the command of Dr. Kim Burchiel, doctors at OHSU perform brain surgery to relieve a patient's tremors. Photo by L.E. Baskow

Under the command of Dr. Kim Burchiel, doctors at OHSU perform brain surgery to relieve a patient's tremors. Photo by L.E. Baskow

Arianna Delgado grips her father Tony Delgado's finger just hours after being born at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield. Arianna was one of six babies born in the hospital on July 15th. Photo by Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard

Arianna Delgado grips her father Tony Delgado's finger just hours after being born at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield. Arianna was one of six babies born in the hospital on July 15th. Photo by Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard