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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

BODY TALK

“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 PRIDE

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

HEALTH NEWS

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

HEALTH NEWS

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

GOOD EATS

“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

BEER ME

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

GOOD EATS

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

FIT CITY

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

BODY TALK

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

HEALTH NEWS

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

HEALTHY EVENTS

Have a Healthy, Happy May with These Local Wellness Events

Paddle down the Willamette River, learn wilderness survival skills, and take on a "mindful triathlon" complete with yoga and meditation.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 04/27/2016

MODERN LOVE

Love, Portland: Dating and Mating, Stumptown Style

Like everything, we do romance our own way in this town.

  • By Courtenay Hameister, Rebecca Jacobson, Fiona McCann, Marty Patail, Kelly Clarke, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 04/22/2016

THE NUMBERS

What Do the Stats Say about Romance in Portland?

Good for fetishists. Bad for 20-something women.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 04/22/2016

HOW-TO

How to Do Polyamory, Successfully

It’s even harder than you think. Google can help.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/22/2016

HOW-TO

How to Maneuver the Murky World of Internet Dating

Dating coach Alma Rubenstein helps you navigate the stars and the swipes.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 04/22/2016

HOW-TO

Some Tips on Self-Romance from She Bop’s Sex Ed Coordinator

Amory Jane can help you love yourself a little better.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 04/22/2016

GET OUT

Run Towards Paid Parental Leave This Mother’s Day

Family Forward Action hosts Run Mama Run, a 5k, 10k, and Kids' Fun Run on May 8.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 04/21/2016

SEAFOOD SOIREES

Celebrate Cascadia's Fruits of the Sea with These Three Seafood Festivals

Two coastal outings (plus one in Puget Sound) promise a bounty of fresh Pacific oysters, Dungeness crab, and sweet Hood Canal spot shrimp.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 04/19/2016
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