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Herd Immunity

Flu Shots: Who Needs ‘Em?

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

  • By Webb Wright
  • Published 10/17/2016

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.

  • By Ko Ricker
  • Published 10/13/2016

Pacific Mysteries

This Oregon Nonprofit Says It Can Find Amelia Earhart

A Eugene-based archeological nonprofit wants you to fund its 2017 expedition to the middle of the ocean.

  • By Arlo Voorhees
  • Published 10/10/2016

Health News

Here's What You Need to Know about Lead

Should Portlanders be worried about lead pipes and paint?

  • By Webb Wright
  • Published 10/04/2016

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.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 09/19/2016

Bier Me

Oktoberfest in Portland: 2016 Edition

We won’t bore you with all the lederhosen-wearing, stein-raising, oompah-playing details. You know what time it is.

  • By Arlo Voorhees
  • Published 09/13/2016

Park Love

Duckbill Isn't Oregon's Only At-Risk Landmark

Some jerks knocked over Cape Kiwanda's iconic Duckbill formation. They were caught—on video, at least. Now Oregon State Police is on the case. But really, only you can prevent geology crimes.

  • By Arlo Voorhees
  • Published 09/09/2016

Body Talk

Six Reasons to Eat All the Things at the Oregon Fermentation Festival

Head to Sauvie Island this Saturday for healthy snacks packed with probiotics.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 09/06/2016

Health News

How Do Portlanders’ Eating Habits Stack Up?

A new survey reveals how often we’re drinking coffee, eating cheesy puffs, and more.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 07/27/2016

Body Talk

Is Oregon the Most Body-Positive State in America?

Our state loves telling Instagram to #EffYourBeautyStandards.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 07/12/2016


“Soothe” Lets You Order a Professional Massage Without Leaving Your Bedroom

Using this on-demand mobile massage app is awkward, of course—but also sort of great.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 06/22/2016


Portland's Powerful Response to the Orlando Massacre

In the wake of one of the deadliest shootings in American history, our city takes up the call to action.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 06/17/2016


An Oregon Court Recognized “Non-Binary” as a Gender—Here’s What That Means

Will a Multnomah County ruling spark a new wave of acceptance for people who don’t identify as male or female?

  • By Mads Ambrose
  • Published 06/15/2016


Oregon Quietly Increases Protections for Transgender Students

While other states battle Obama over bathroom rights, our department of education is fostering safe learning environments for everyone.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/27/2016


“Kids Cook at the Market” Teaches Youngsters to Eat Their Veggies

Turn your child into a budding chef with this farm-fresh program at the Saturday PSU Market.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/26/2016


The Ultimate Gluten-Free Beer Smackdown

Omission vs. Groundbreaker vs. Utah-based Uinta. We ranked these beers from best to worst.

  • By Marty Patail and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/18/2016


Maximize Your Workouts by Eating like a Pro

The secret to better athletic performance might be stepping up your snack game.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/09/2016


A Beginner’s Guide to Biking in Portland (or Anywhere)

Our city's cycle culture can be intimidating. Here’s how to stay safe and avoid ticking people off.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/05/2016


Why Breasts Are like a Bowl of Oatmeal

A local ob-gyn weighs in on the latest in breast cancer prevention: genetic testing, exams, and mammograms.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 05/02/2016


One-Minute Workouts Get You Fit, Says Science

Keep hitting snooze—a new study shows that one minute of high-intensity training is all it takes to improve aerobic health.

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 04/29/2016
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