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

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

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 Tuck 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 Tuck Woodstock

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

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 Tuck 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 Tuck Woodstock

Gear Up

Check Out This Portland-Made Wheelchair Rugby Gear

The US National team gets a hand from a local studio—and some college students.

09/07/2016 By Ramona DeNies

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.

09/06/2016 Photography by Tuck Woodstock

Get Out

A Transgender Biking Group Hits the Portland Pavement

Transgender Riders United gives trans Portlanders a place to share their passion for cycling.

08/25/2016 By Kailla Coomes

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy September with These Local Wellness Events

Run with an Olympic marathoner, celebrate the harvest at People’s Co-op, and practice downward dog with an actual dog.

08/25/2016 By Kailla Coomes

Beer Me

Everything's Better with Beer—Even Running

The determinedly mellow Oregon Brewery Running series starts this fall.

08/11/2016 By Ramona DeNies

HEALTHY EVENTS

Barre3 Celebrates 8th Anniversary with Epic Free Class in the Park

The Portland-based boutique fitness brand offers a free workout in the Pearl District on August 20, complete with snacks and swag bags.

08/10/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

GOOD EATS

Cook Like an Olympic Marathoner with Run Fast Eat Slow

Two Oregonians—four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky—share nourishing recipes for athletes and families.

08/08/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

GET OUT

Hike, Bike, and Paddle across the Region with Best Outdoor Adventures Near Portland, Oregon

Local author Adam Sawyer teams up with Falcon Guide to explore the great outdoors.

08/04/2016 By Kailla Coomes

Health News

How Do Portlanders’ Eating Habits Stack Up?

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

07/27/2016 By Tuck Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy August with These Local Wellness Events

Bike across Portland’s bridges, grow your own produce, sip on organic beer, and make a plan to explore Crater Lake.

07/27/2016 By Kailla Coomes