HEALTH NEWS

Pacifica Beauty to Open First Portland Storefront

This October, the local skincare pros will open the doors of a new product shop at the company's Northwest warehouse. We've got the scoop.

09/15/2015 By Megan Haverman

HEALTH NEWS

The New Zoom: An All-In-One Healthcare System or a Holistic Pipe Dream?

Zoom+ is rolling out an ambitious roster of new services, from kid's cooking classes to a brain game arcade to performance-tracking coaching for the athletes among us. But can it really deliver AND shake its reputation as a quick-stop doc service?

07/28/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTH NEWS

Are You a Winter Person or a Summer Person? Your Genes May Hold the Answer

We round up the latest research, health news, and fitness tips to energize and inspire.

05/12/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTH NEWS

Can Walking for Two Minutes Offset the Health Risks of Sitting All Day?

We round up the latest research, health news, and fitness tips to energize and inspire.

05/01/2015 By Allison Jones

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