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Dr. Right?

What you should know before you go

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

The Smile Squad

Top Dentists 2008

From the fluorescent lights in the waiting room to the high-pitched whir of the drill, that twice-yearly visit to the dentist typically isn’t an event that people look forward to. So why not ease your nerves a bit by putting yourself in the capable, latex

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon

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High-Tech Hunt

The sport of geocaching puts space-age technology in the palm of your hand and transforms a simple hike into a quest for treasure.

05/19/2009 By Christopher Van Tilburg

5 Minutes With....

Claims Adjuster

Tenacious crusader Brenda Eichelberger talks about her battle with cancer, insurance companies, and the importance of hope.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Health

Body Chemistry

A recent study shows that toxic pollutants have found a new hiding place in Oregon—us.

05/19/2009 By Julian Smith

THE HIT LIST

Om Sweet Om

Ditch the gym and practice better yoga at a studio. (Your soul will thank you.)

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Food News

Remedial Eating

Oregon's farm-to-school program manager convinces schools to buy the best local ingredients—while staying within the school system's very real budget.

05/19/2009 By Camas Davis

Article

Fresh Kicks

A tomboy takes her tough act to a new level with the martial art of poekoelan—don’t even think of tangling with her now.

05/19/2009 By Rachel Ritchie

Article

Mr. Feel Good

Busting manly myth No. 17: Spas are just for chicks.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Run, Spot!

Best in Show

Looking to spend some quality time with your pup? The fast-growing sport of dog agility will have both of you jumping for joy.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis

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Crew Cut

The favorite sport of Ivy Leaguers also happens to be the best workout you can find without getting off your ass.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Top Docs

Top Docs 2008

Which doctor would you call if you or a loved one needed medical care?
That’s the question we asked more than 8,000 Portland-area physicians through our online survey. Doctors voted for up to two physicians each in as many as 48 different specia

05/19/2009 Research by Sally Powers

Best of the Best

Top Docs 2009

We purchased a list of nearly seven thousand physicians and nurses and invited them to participate in our online survey. We then posed a simple question to each of them: “Which doctor would you choose if you or a loved one were in need of medical care?”

05/19/2009 Research by Martha Calhoon

Best of the City

Best of the City 2008

Dig into our surefire, gotta-get-cracking, must-do list of the city's most fabulous people, places, and things.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Slideshow

Slide Show: Pet-á-Portland

Whether your dog has an eye for some new duds or your cat needs a place to get away from it all, our roundup of the latest in pet paraphernalia should keep tails wagging and spirits from sagging.

05/19/2009

Slideshow

Slide Show: Choose Your Own Adventure

It's short. It's sweet. It's summer. And there's nothing worse than wasting these sun-filled days by logging hours behind the wheel just to reach some far-flung peak. (Plus with today's gas prices, who can afford it?) So we give you this: 18 ultimate outd

05/19/2009