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First Class of Childbirth Educators

The International Center for Traditional Childbearing in Portland has graduated the first cohort of African American Childbirth Educators.

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Wellness at Benson

Providing students with easy access to health services, Benson Polytechnic High School recently unveiled their new student wellness center.

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Things to Keep Out of Your Recycling Bin

Is it recycling or garbage? Read on for what goes in and what stays out of your home recycling bin.

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Build for Miracles Central

Miracles Central Apartments is based on the Miracles Club Apartments, specializing in culturally competent recovery support for the African American ...

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Biggest Housing Push Ever

The city expects to create 585 new affordable housing units, as well as preserving another 255 units through renovation.

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Help to Prevent Child Abuse

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and Communities for Safe Kids Impact NW and Cares NW planted pinwheels in support.

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Nourishing the Community

New Seasons Market, the locally-grown chain of grocery outlets that puts a premium on fresh, healthy foods while giving back ...

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Monitoring Finds Lower Health Risks

New data from air and soil samples collected around Bullseye Glass Co. in southeast Portland and Uroboros in north Portland, ...

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Tests Offered for Airborne Metals Exposure

A call is issued for those concerned about the risks from exposure to elevated levels of airborne metals found near ...

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Record Signup for Health Care

More than 147,000 Oregonians signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov during the open enrollment period that ended Jan. 31.

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Births Inside and Outside Hospital

Out-of-hospital birth settings in Oregon were associated with a higher risk of perinatal death, while in-hospital birth settings were associated ...

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Celebrating Black History

How many of us are familiar with the name of Dr. Daniel Hale Williams? The African American physician was one ...

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Hands On Portland

The Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service sponsored by the United Way’s Hands On Greater Portland program is calling ...

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Hunger Carries into New Year

One in five Oregonians faces a New Year in which he or she will rely on food from a food ...

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Proving Cities Can Lead on Climate Change

Mayor Charlie Hales recently took a step no other mayor in our country — and perhaps the world — has ...

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