Article

Ski Buddies

Hooking up with the Mount Hood Ski Patrol

12/02/2009

Mudroom

Pickup Schtick

Dating coach Alma Rubenstein tries to teach the hapless singles of Portland how to find each other to mixed results.

11/09/2009 By Betsy Rothstein

Slideshow

Slide Show: Hoop There It Is!

_Portland Monthly_ photographer Heather Zinger experiences the excitement of hula hooping in the city.

09/28/2009

Web Exclusive

Hoop There It Is!

_Portland Monthly_ photographer Heather Zinger experiences the excitement of hula hooping in the city.

09/28/2009

Mudroom

Does Portland's New Bike Plan Measure Up to Our City's Cycling Reputation?

One urban planner says not quite.

09/10/2009 By Randy Gragg

Mudroom

Gray Matters

Oregon ranks 13th in the nation in brain health: how did we get there and how can we become healthier?

08/18/2009 By Kasey Cordell

Aging

Wired Science

In one OHSU study, even the smallest actions of older Portlanders may yield critical clues about how we age.

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan

Aging

The New Old

If you must grow old (and sorry, you must), you may be living in the right place. As the number of seniors doubles, Portland is poised to show the rest of the country what it really means to age gracefully. "*Vital Signs*":http://www.portlandmonthlyma

05/19/2009 By Tom Colligan, Randy Gragg, and Camas Davis

Article

Tell Us about Your Pet Pup

Where do you find the best in pet care, toys, and activities? We want to hear from you in our "*Readers' Choice Pet Survey*":https://sagacity.wufoo.com/forms/portland-monthlys-pet-survey/. Top picks will be published in our February issue.
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05/19/2009

Aging

Vital Signs

If you must grow old (and sorry, you must), you may be in the right place.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Mind the Gap

Buying green sure sounds like a good idea. But it's also a luxury not everyone has.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Article

Mother’s Helper

Award-winning doula Christy Hall talks about jailhouse births, modern feminism, and the postpartum watercooler.

05/19/2009 By Randy Gragg

Article

Power From the People

A Northeast Portland gym charges up with green energy—and sweat.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Try It

Proven Practice?

Researchers put alternative medicine to the test.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Medicine

Footing the Bill

Oregon insurance carriers say yes to alternative medicine.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Alternative Medicine

Hippocrates, meet Lao-Tzu

In Portland clinics, doctors trained in diverse healing traditions are learning to work together—and patients can feel the difference.

05/19/2009 By Chris Lydgate

Onward & Upward

Project Me

The totally unregulated business of life coaching wants you to leave your past behind and barrel into the future as an ever-perfectible you.

05/19/2009 By Nancy Rommelmann

Dune Rider

King of the Hill

A board-sports fanatic adds yet another plank to his quiver in order to tackle an unlikely element: sand.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Science & Tech

Cell Division

OHSU scientist Shoukhrat Mitalipov believes his groundbreaking embryonic cloning and stem cell harvesting method will cure diseases like Parkinson’s. But President Bush doesn't like his solution. Which is why a growing number of stem cell researchers are

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas

Health News

Size Matters

Asking the obese to pay higher health insurance premiums sure doesn’t sound fair. So does a “skinny discount” sound better?

05/19/2009 By Kasey Cordell