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Bike Share System Debut

The system was designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, as well as a fun and affordable way to ...

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Tax on the Sweet

A new petition initiative seeks to counteract Multnomah County’s high rates of heart disease, tooth decay and diabetes, specifically in ...

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Blood Drive Needs You

Just in time for Juneteenth, the 11th Annual Dr. Charles Drew Community Blood Drive returns.

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Driving to Make a Difference

Ride Connection provides public transit services that help pickup senior citizens and take them to doctor’s appointments, shopping trips and ...

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Alarm Grows Over Toxins

Multnomah County Health Department officials are responding to the growing public concerns.

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Multnomah County to Open Cooling Centers

With temperatures expected to reach 100 degrees this weekend, two cooling centers will open in Multnomah County to help seniors ...

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Important Screenings

“The statistics in the African American community are alarming, and we need to do something to address the disparities."

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Oxygen Under Pressure

A new hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber for multiple patients has opened at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in north Portland.

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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 ...