CHILL OUT

Does Cryotherapy Work? We Asked a Portland Expert

“The literature is pretty mixed,” she told us.

06/24/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

Q&A

A Naturopath Talks Autoimmune Diseases and Hard-to-Pinpoint Food Allergies

Something called “electro-acupuncture testing” is involved.

06/24/2016 By Hannah Wallace

WINNING FINDS

These Portland-Made Workout Essentials Keep You Looking—and Smelling—Fresh

From herbal deodorant to coconut water cleansing wipes, here’s what to toss in your gym bag.

06/24/2016 By Allison Jones

SAY AAAH

Eight Oregon Spa Destinations for Enlightened Pampering and Ocean Views

Head to the coast for fireside massages, seasonally appropriate facials, and unlimited cookies.

06/24/2016 By Emma Mannheimer

PROFILE

Meet the Portland Personal Trainer Who Promises Body Positivity and Zero Bro Vibes

Lacy Davis once battled anorexia and bulimia. Now she’s flipped the switch on a new kind of workout culture.

06/24/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

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.

06/22/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

BEST OF THE CITY 2016

Best of the City 2016: Portland’s Top Workouts and Most Nourishing Eats

Small-batch fitness—check! Body-positive waxing salons—check! Vegan happy hours—check!

06/13/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

NATURAL PATH

3 Antihistamine-Free Ways to Fight Seasonal Allergies

Say goodbye to boxes of Kleenex and hello to being able to breathe again.

05/19/2016 By Kailla Coomes

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.

05/02/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

BODY TALK

Why You Need to Get a Pap Smear

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

04/06/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

BODY TALK

Smash the Gender Binary at Babe Wax

Why Portland needs a gender-affirming, body-positive waxing salon.

03/30/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

HEALTH SPOTLIGHT

EASA Provides Hope in Mental Health Crises

The Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA) offers help for young people experiencing symptoms of psychosis.

03/24/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

NATURAL PATH

Spring Cleaning Goes Natural

These local, nontoxic cleaning products will get your home spick-and-span.

03/21/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

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.

03/14/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

NATURAL PATH

Six Quick Tips to Sleep Better Tonight

The Oregon Clinic’s Dr. Bill Bowerfind shares how to stay well-rested—and what you risk if you don't.

03/09/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

BODY TALK

A Portland Wellness Coach's Personal Tips for Eating Disorder Recovery

One local health coach shares her hard-earned wisdom in honor of Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

02/23/2016 By Lacy Davis

BODY TALK

Go Away, Sex Wipes

Another completely unnecessary product pressures us to be clean down there—immediately after getting down and dirty.

02/11/2016 By Margaret Seiler

NATURAL PATH

Six Secrets to Fighting Seasonal Affective Disorder

The struggle is real, but these simple solutions can make a huge difference.

02/03/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

BODY TALK

Tummy in a Twist? Try Natural Cures for Your Digestive Woes

Ease your stomach’s suffering with these tips, tricks, and supplements.

01/20/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz