Health & Sustainability


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Uphill Battle Ahead

A new leader has stepped into the fraught Portland housing crisis. Home Forward, the housing authority for Portland and Multnomah ...

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Promoting Neighborhoods and Trees

Find out how Friends of the Trees is bringing a new canopy line to the Portland area

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Ebola Alert

"What we've learned," says Dr. Paul Lewis, the Tri-County Health Officer for the Portland area, "is that we're probably more ...

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Spa Owners Proves Herself

One woman brings Vino-Therapy to Downtown Portland - and the results are just as luxurious as you'd expect.

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Foraging Wild Edibles Creates a Business

Secrets to finding the "diamond of the kitchen" -- truffles!

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Mental Health Practice Opened

PDX Trauma Free serves local community, welcomes new patients, and fills the gap in service for people of color and ...

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Sickle Cell Awareness Walk

Pastor Marcia Taylor leads annual Sickle Cell Awareness event.

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Good with MLK and Alberta

The construction will be headed by Colas Construction, a local African-American firm.

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Celebrating the Soul of Portland

Over 1,500 participants came out to celebrate in the Soul of Portland at the third annual Martin Luther King Jr. ...

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Vegan Soul

African, African-American, Afro-Latin and Afro-Caribbean food venders, non-profits, and micro-entrepreneurs are all just part of the going-ons at PCRI's second ...

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Summer Kids in the Park

Gresham is putting a hop and a skip into summertime with Summer Kids in the Park, an eight-week Gresham parks ...

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Saving Lives

The North by Northeast Community Health Center just might be one of the best-kept secrets in north and northeast Portland. ...

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Health, Soul, and Dance

Get healthy while having fun with a new Sistahs4Life workout class called “Soulful Line Dancing.” Sistahs4Life was founded by local ...

Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

Diabetics have to take special care of their feet. The disease can cause peripheral neuropathy—otherwise known as nerve damage.

Watch Out for Prediabetes

Being overweight comes with chronic disease risks, such as higher cholesterol and higher blood pressure. These increase the risk of ...