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 Molly 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 Molly 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 Molly 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

Bike Share

Biketown: Are We (Finally) Ready to Bike Share?

It's been a long time coming, and it's not even our first try. After 10 years of planning, Portland's Nike-sponsored bike share program is live.

07/21/2016 By Regina Winkle-Bryan

Get Out

Move Over, Fitbit: There’s a New Player in Town

Why Pokémon Go is being billed as the new fitness app you (and your kids) need to try.

07/14/2016 By Maya Seaman

PDX INDEX

Are Portlanders Doomed to Be Vitamin D-Deficient?

Climate change notwithstanding.

07/12/2016 By Kailla Coomes

Body Talk

Is Oregon the Most Body-Positive State in America?

Our state loves telling Instagram to #EffYourBeautyStandards.

07/12/2016 By Molly Woodstock

GET OUT

Twelve Weeks of Free Fitness in a Park near You

From Tai Chi to circuit training, it’s time to get your sweat on in the sunshine.

07/08/2016 By Kailla Coomes

HEALTHY EVENTS

Have a Healthy, Happy July with These Local Wellness Events

Float down the Willamette, run through wine country, learn to pickle those summer veggies, and ride up to Rocky Butte.

06/30/2016 By Kailla Coomes

NATURAL PATH

These Portland Clinics Bring Acupuncture to the Masses

Working Class Acupuncture unites ancient Chinese medicine with radical American history.

06/24/2016 By Katelyn Best

CHILL OUT

Does Cryotherapy Work? We Asked a Portland Expert

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

06/24/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Q&A

How OHSU’s Research Spins Off into Tech Start-Ups

Dan Dorsa, OHSU senior VP of research, explains the “MedTech Alliance.”

06/24/2016 By Marty Patail

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

MEDICAL RESEARCH

Meet the Portland Father-Daughter Team Chasing Unconventional Cures to MS

Dan Wieden, cofounder of Wieden & Kennedy, and daughter Laura work to speed up the sluggish research clock.

06/24/2016 By Zach Dundas

DISEASES

Have These Portland State Researchers Found a Cure to Malaria?

“We know that the compound has worked, but we don’t actually know how it works.”

06/24/2016 By Jack Rushall

MARIJUANA

Marijuana Edibles Are Finally Ready for Consumption in Oregon

But they’re still a lot weaker than in Washington and Colorado.

06/24/2016

CHILDBIRTH

It’s Official: Water Birth Carries No Added Risk

According to a groundbreaking Oregon State study, it’s just as safe to deliver in water as on land.

06/24/2016 Illustrations by Sarah Hopwood