HEALTH

Three Crucial Yoga Poses—and Why They Work

Michele Loew of Yoga Space deconstructs three familiar asana shapes, and what they can do for your whole body (and mind).

11/21/2014 By Hannah Wallace

FIT CITY

Inside Planet Granite's Massive New Pearl District Rock Gym

Take a look around Northwest Portland's first rock gym, complete with 30,000 square feet of bouldering, climbing, yoga, and more.

11/04/2014 By Sara Rangel

Slideshow

Slide Show: Inside Planet Granite's Massive New Pearl District Rock Gym

Take a look around Northwest Portland's first rock gym, complete with 30,000 square feet of bouldering, climbing, yoga, and more.

11/04/2014

RECIPE

A Kure for the Common Smoothie

The Extra Mile, a perennial customer favorite, tastes like dessert but is packed with protein, vitamins, and minerals.

07/22/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

Q&A

This Probiotic Crusader Wants You to Get Cultured

How OHSU's Dr. Robert Martindale initiated a “probiotic protocol” for every patient receiving antibiotics.

07/22/2014 By Hannah Wallace

GET OUT

8 Great Afternoon Hikes and Rides

Five trails and three bike routes that celebrate Northwest splendor—without the long haul.

07/21/2014

HIT LIST

Portland's 10 Best Guilt-Free Dishes

Vegan sushi, Paleo parfaits, bracingly acidic ceviche, and salads a-plenty...there's a whole new world of healthy dining out there, and it's delicious.

07/17/2014 By Benjamin Tepler, Allison Jones, Kelly Clarke, and Molly Woodstock

TECHNOLOGY

A Tribute to the Pioneer of Fitness Wearables

Nike's Fuelband sparked an enduring tech/fitness revolution—but will it survive the industry's changes?

07/17/2014 By Marty Patail

HEALTH

4 Local Alt-Medicine Innovators

Meet a handful of locals blazing trails in complementary care.

07/16/2014 By Hannah Wallace Illustrations by Matty Newton

HEALTH

The Big Push Towards Safe Home Birth

Home-birthing mothers sometimes avoid hospitals, even in emergencies. At Legacy Emanuel, doctors and midwives are working together to change that.

07/15/2014 By Jill Davis

PDX INDEX

Cover Oregon, By the Numbers

We break down the breakdown of the Oregon's healthcare insurance marketplace.

07/15/2014 By Maya Seaman

HEALTH

Inside the South Waterfront’s Innovative (and Luxe) Senior-Living High-Rise

A day in the life of Mirabella, complete with a morning Zumba class, a 7,000-volume library, Mandarin classes, and an evening choral performance.

07/15/2014 By Alisha Gorder

EDITOR'S NOTE

Living the Good Life, PDX-Style

Homing in on what it means to be healthy in the City of Roses, from good wine to great hikes.

07/15/2014 By Zach Dundas

HEALTH

A New Kind of Tourniquet for the Modern Battlefield

Portland-based industrial design firm Ziba’s new design for an ancient life-saving device brings rugged health tech to the US Army.

07/14/2014 By Zach Dundas

HEALTH

Shifting Gears

A recession-era career switch takes a Portlander from showroom to emergency room.

07/14/2014 By Chris Lydgate

FIVE QUESTIONS

What's Wrong With Plastic Surgery?

A Q & A with Eugene's anti-aging author Lauren Kessler

06/03/2013 By Rachel Rasmussen

FEATURE

Zenger Farm Grows Community Ties

In a messy part of the city, an urban farm grows connections between families and fresh food.

06/03/2013 By Randy Gragg

Who We Are

Portlanders on Health

Who gets the healthcare bill for the poverty stricken citizens? And when is it OK to pull the plug?

09/20/2012 Edited by Kasey Cordell and Randy Gragg

Everyday Heroes

Crowd Pleaser

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

08/17/2012 By Bart Blasengame

Market Watch

Does Good Rice Add to a Good Life?

The country that computes Gross National Happiness as its measure of national success also produces special Bhutanese Red Rice.

09/13/2011 By Kristin Belz