Health & Sustainability


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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 ...

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Colorectal Screening Saves Lives

Tami Mahrt was two years past the recommended age for colorectal cancer screening. Though she considered herself healthy at 52 ...

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Breast Cancer Survivors Group Formed

A Northwest spinoff of the Sisters Network Inc. , the group will host meetings every second Saturday at the Key ...

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Healing Hurt People Lecture

Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia a Portland native, and licensed and board-certified psychiatrist in the state of Oregon is set to keynote ...

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Healing Hurt People

How do you heal hurt people? Dr. Alicia Moreland-Capuia would like to think she has an answer for young men ...

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Nurses in the Spotlight

What do you picture when you think of a nurse? Sonya Justice’s theory is that if you’re like a lot ...

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Sickle Cell Fight Draws Support

After a successful “Sickle Cell Buddy Walk” last month, members of the Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation of Oregon are reflecting ...

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Multnomah County's New Air Quality Findings

A new Multnomah County report finds heat waves, air quality and mosquitoes will worsen in the Portland-area because of climate ...

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Seniors on the Move

Seniors in Portland are getting active with a new program keep get elder citizens moving called Walk With Ease. The ...

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Tragedy to Awareness

Pastor Marcia's family has been stricken with tragedy through the years due to the disease sickle cell anemia. Through the ...

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Dream in the Making

Residents of the New Columbia neighborhood are celebrating the grand opening of a new Bike Skills Park.

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Community Support to End Lupus

Supporters came out in full force for Portland's third annual "Walk to End Lupus Now"