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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?)

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 09/22/2016

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

BODY TALK

Why You Need to Get a Pap Smear

A local ob-gyn offers her expert opinion on cervical cancer prevention.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 04/06/2016

BODY TALK

The Truth about Long-Acting Birth Control

Dr. Carrie Miles of Bridgeview Women’s Health shares her expert insights on long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) and debunks common IUD myths.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 03/14/2016

BOOKS

A New Outdoor Guidebook Just for Women

Portland-born author Ruby McConnell looked everywhere for a book that covered outdoor lady matters—you know, peeing, periods, sex, etc. It didn't exist. So she wrote it.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/08/2016

GET OUT

Outrun the Baby Blues with a New Training Program for Busy Moms

Get ready to hit the pavement with Train Like a Mother Club.

  • By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz
  • Published 02/22/2016

NEWS

How Oregon Fixed Birth Control

Two new laws give Oregon women more flexibility and independence than any other state in the country.

  • By Jennifer Abbasi
  • Published 12/21/2015

TREAT YO SELF

Spa Spotlight: Zenana Spa, Portland's Pregnancy and Parenting Care Experts

SE Clinton's massage, yoga, and skin care studio is ground zero for great prenatal nurturing. Here's what sets it apart.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/29/2015

BODY TALK

You Should Probably Throw Out Your Makeup

The local skincare experts at Echo Natural Beauty share when to toss your powders, creams, tints, and mascaras. Hint: it's more often than you think.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/04/2015

MEDICINE

How One Woman Transformed Primary Care with a Single Question

These magic words are changing the way doctors treat women's health.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 07/13/2015

FEATURE

The Last Days of My Left Breast

I’m a stripper, rocker, bartender, and writer. I had a lot of plans last year, but none of them involved breast cancer. The disease sidetracked my livelihood, threatened my life, and forced me to reinvent my chest. So far, I’ve lived to to tell the tale.

  • By Viva Las Vegas
  • Published 04/15/2013

FEATURE

Safe Delivery: Home Birth in Oregon

Legacy Emanuel leads the way in bridging hostilities between the home-birth community and traditional hospitals—potentially saving lives along the way.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 12/18/2012

WOMEN'S HEALTH ANNUAL

Menopause: Handle with Care

Dr. Adams answers some common questions on life after menopause.

  • Published 09/06/2012

WOMEN'S HEALTH ANNUAL

Menopause: Flash Forward

What to expect when you can no longer expect

  • By carin moonin
  • Published 09/06/2012

WOMEN'S HEALTH ANNUAL

Contraception: Not Your Mother's Birth Control

Young women today may still reach for the pill, but alternative methods are on the rise.

  • By Ian Gillingham
  • Published 09/06/2012

WOMEN'S HEALTH ANNUAL

Oncology: Magic Markers

When it comes to cancer, treatment gets personal.

  • By carin moonin
  • Published 09/06/2012

WOMEN'S HEALTH ANNUAL

Oncology: A Parting Shot

OHSU’s Division of Gynecologic Oncology kicks off a vaccine trial for ovarian cancer.

  • Published 09/06/2012

WOMEN'S HEALTH ANNUAL

Heart Health: Jumping For Joy

Moderate exercise can help keep your best interests at heart.

  • By carin moonin
  • Published 09/06/2012

WOMEN'S HEALTH ANNUAL

Heart Health: Can I Get Your Number?

Knowledge and action give women power to prevent cardiovascular disease.

  • By carin moonin
  • Published 09/06/2012

WOMEN'S HEALTH ANNUAL

The Waiting Game

For one patient embarking on fertility treatments, success. For another, a journey.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/06/2012
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