Natural Path

Don’t Panic: These Anxiety Treatments Can Work

Millions of Americans turn to Xanax, meditation, herbal supplements, and weed—but which is best?

10/27/2016 By Webb Wright

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy November with These Local Wellness Events

Shake off holiday stress, stock your herbal pharmacy, join an epic plant-based potluck, and sign up for a turkey (or Tofurky) trot.

10/26/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Fright Time

Scary Good: 11 Tricked-Out Ways to Spend Halloween in Portland

From haunted curds to graveyard tours, we bag our favorite local Halloween events.

10/17/2016 By Webb Wright

Herd Immunity

Flu Shots: Who Needs ‘Em?

Ignore the haters—getting vaccinated is the best way to protect your community from illness this winter.

10/17/2016 By Webb Wright

Soak It Up

A Pocket Guide to Pacific Northwest Hot Springs

From a one-hour drive from Portland to a weekender destination, beat winter chill with a soak at one of these nine natural hot spots.

10/13/2016 By Ko Ricker

Kids' Health

Meet the Tigard Teacher Pioneering a New Kind of Physical Education

A local sixth-grade teacher helps kids stay focused by filling the classroom with yoga balls and exercise bikes.

10/13/2016 By Maya Seaman

Health News

BurnCycle Invites Portlanders to Fight Back against Bullying

The local spin studio celebrates National Bullying Prevention Month with a pledge to promote inclusivity and respect.

10/13/2016 By Webb Wright

Light a Fire 2016: Best New Nonprofit

Curriculum of Cuisine Teaches Portland’s High School Kids Healthy Choices

The new nonprofit puts real chefs into local classrooms.

10/10/2016 By Ben Tepler

Light a Fire 2016: Keeping Us Healthy

Cascade AIDS Project Serves More Than 400 People Each Month

In 30 years, CAP has blossomed into a 60-staffer juggernaut, with services ranging from HIV testing to housing and job placement.

10/10/2016 By Kelly Clarke

Health News

Oregon Women Face Higher Rates of Rape, Violence, Depression, and Wealth Disparity

A new report by the Women’s Foundation of Oregon spotlights the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of being female in our state.

10/05/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy October with These Local Wellness Events

Taste 60 varieties of apples, dozens of fermented foods, and hundreds of vegan treats this month—or ride handmade bikes and run across town in full Halloween garb.

10/05/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Fruit Fables

The Curious Case of the Hidden Rose

Pruning back the convoluted story behind Oregon's thrice-named, red-fleshed apple.

10/04/2016 By Regina Winkle-Bryan

Health News

Here's What You Need to Know about Lead

Should Portlanders be worried about lead pipes and paint?

10/04/2016 By Webb Wright

Hot Springs

A Soak at Bonneville Hot Springs

Banish stress at one of the Columbia Gorge's most deluxe day spas—just an hour from Portland!

09/30/2016 By Regina Winkle-Bryan

Good Eats

Three New Gluten-Free, Vegan, Women-Owned Businesses We Love

These divine local treats will satisfy your sweet tooth and your healthy side.

09/30/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Visual Art

Portland Breast Cancer Survivors Lend Their Bodies for Art

Local artists create work from the casts of cancer survivors for a new downtown exhibit.

09/29/2016 By Fiona McCann

Natural Path

A Supplement to Fight SAD-ness?

Vitamin D supplements are said to relieve depression during the rainy months. Is it science or rumor?

09/23/2016 By Webb Wright

Body Talk

Claybia Workshops Offer Healing, Self-Acceptance, and a Heck of a Conversation Piece

Come for the amazing pun, stay for the body positivity and arts & crafts time. (NSFW?)

09/22/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Get Out

This Organization Makes Portland’s Trails More Accessible to All

Access Recreation helps hikers with disabilities find their perfect paths to outdoor adventure.

09/19/2016 By Webb Wright

Body Talk

New AAP Guidelines Encourage Parents to Skip the Weight Talk

The American Academy of Pediatrics offers advice to help families avoid eating disorders, obesity, and body shame.

09/19/2016 By Molly Woodstock