HEALTH NEWS

The Shot Clock is Ticking for Immunizations

A new vaccination law will be in effect this School Exclusion Day, and another potential bill is in the works.

02/16/2015 By Larisa Owechko

FIT CITY

A Free Week Of Butt-Kicking Workouts at Barre3's New Location

The popular ballet barre-yoga-pilates hybrid is celebrating the launch of their SW Portland location with free classes and giveaways Feb 16-22.

02/04/2015 By Maya Seaman

HEALTH NEWS

Providence Oregon Ditches Soda and Sugary Drinks

The health care organization will remove all added-sugar beverages from its Oregon hospitals and medical offices in 2015.

01/08/2015 By Allison Jones

Everyday Heroes

Crowd Pleaser

An abortion clinic escort at the Lovejoy Surgicenter confronts Portland’s clashing colors.

08/17/2012 By Bart Blasengame

Puff, Puff, Pass

Suck It

I hate the new smoking ban—and I don’t even smoke.

05/19/2009 By Chuck Thompson

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

Aging

Golden Age

Country club or retirement home? At Terwilliger Plaza, sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

En Garde

Call to Arms

I caught sight of a photo of Iron Maiden lead shrieker Bruce Dickinson, in a storefront window in St. Johns. He was decked out in all-white fencing gear, brandishing a different kind of heavy metal—a foil.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

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

Service Animals

Rex Rx

Meet the new breed of service hounds: autism dogs.

05/19/2009 By Ashley Griffin