TREAT YO SELF

Portland's Back-to-School Spa Specials

The city's kids are back in school—now it's your turn to take a late-summer break.

09/02/2015 By Allison Jones

BRIGHT IDEA

A Local Nonprofit Offers Health Products to Families in Need

Live. Treat. Heal. Repeat.'s mission? Bringing deodorant, toothpaste, feminine hygiene products, and other basic staples to those reliant on SNAP, the nutritional assistance program that doesn't cover these essential goods.

08/31/2015 By Alex Madison

GOOD EATS

Tomatoes and Melon: A Gazpacho Match Made in Farmers Market Heaven

A cool, bright bowl of high-summer bounty is waiting to make friends with your blender.

08/26/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

8 Yoga (and Fitness) Apps to Bring Your Practice With You at Home and On the Go

Get your downward-facing dog fix without the crowds or studio prices with these eight yoga and fitness apps. Finding balance has never been easier.

08/26/2015 By Megan Haverman and Allison Jones

ZOOMTOPIA!

Why a Portland Start-Up Thinks It Just Reinvented American Health Care

The drop-in clinic's ambitious expansion is aimed at patients who want to buy health, not medical procedures.

08/24/2015 By Zach Dundas

GOOD EATS

The Trending Smoothie Ingredient that Could Boost Your Libido (and More)

Local nutrition experts weigh in on the potential benefits of maca—and we round up a few places to try it for yourself.

08/21/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTH NEWS

Yurt Therapy is Now a Thing in Portland

Mitch Bacon is bringing "Therapy Rooted in Nature" to the Woodstock area.

08/03/2015 By Megan Haverman

FIT CITY

Barre3 in the Park Returns for Another Round of Outdoor Workouts

Join hundreds of barre enthusiasts at the Fields Park for a free weekend workout. Up an inch, down an inch, up an inch. . .in the great outdoors!

07/29/2015 By Allison Jones

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

FIT CITY

Gym Spotlight: RidePDX Amps Up the Competition

With blacklights and leaderboard-driven indoor cycling classes, this new South Waterfront studio wants to bring out the road racer in you.

07/24/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTH INSPIRATION

Portland Health and Fitness Pros Share the One Piece of Advice that Changed Their Lives

Sometimes, good advice sticks with you forever. We tap the collected decades of Portland trainers, health coaches, and nutritionists for the advice that helped take their own personal transformations to the next level.

07/20/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

Carioca Bowls Brings Acai Bliss and Donation-Based Yoga to NE Alberta

A new acai bowl player serves Alberta's hoppin' hood with a Brazilian fruit-powered menu, a hearty dose of meditation and asana, weekly Indian food dinners, and a true community vibe.

07/14/2015 By Allison Jones

THE BALANCE

The Most Powerful Exercise Method You've Never Heard Of

Exploring the origins of Gyrotonic, and why it's thriving in Portland

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

MEDICINE

How One Woman Transformed Primary Care with a Single Question

These magic words are changing the way doctors treat women's health.

07/13/2015 By Kelly Clarke

BIG PICTURE

Vintage Bodybuilder Photos at SE Division's Loprinzi's

Get inspired by oiled-up musclemen of years gone by.

07/13/2015 By Ramona DeNies

RESEARCH

The Portland Lawyers Who Patent Uncle Sam's Medical Breakthroughs

Meet the locals who safeguard the government's cutting-edge discoveries.

07/13/2015 By Zach Dundas

LONG STORY SHORT

The 92-Year-Old Swimmer Breaking World Records and Inspiring Us All

Oregonian Willard Lamb on aging, staying active, and what it takes to just keep swimming.

07/13/2015 By Mary Stutzman

MEDICINE

Zombie Vaccines! How PSU Is Leveraging Undead Viruses to Cure Diseases

Local virologists turn to silica to create a new wave of shots.

07/13/2015 By Jennifer Abbasi

INTERVIEWS

Three Locals Transforming Medicine and Research in Portland

A designer, a food-as-medicine proponent, and an immunologist talk groundbreaking changes in their fields.

07/13/2015 By Hannah Wallace, Jennifer Abbasi, and Zach Dundas

MEDICINE

A Portland-Led Approach to Transgender Health Care

Local doctors are reshaping how medicine approaches transgender kids and adults.

07/13/2015 By Hannah Wallace