July 2014
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Cover Story
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.
Features
Thumbnail for - How Portlanders Are Forging the Frontier of Epigenetics
A team of local researchers is pioneering a radical new way to think about evolution and health.
Thumbnail for - Portland Alt-Fitness Guide
Find your sanctuary of sweat in Portland's exploding universe of diverse exercise options.
Thumbnail for - 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.
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.
Circumnavigate our favorite Cascade peak for an unforgettable forest adventure.
A look at how two big camelids learned to help humans.
Two local women embrace competitive running, swimming, and biking on a global level.
The Hilsboro-based urgent- and primary-care clinics offer a high-speed prescription for health care.
Find your sanctuary of sweat in Portland's exploding universe of diverse exercise options.
Homing in on what it means to be healthy in the City of Roses, from good wine to great hikes.
Michele Loew of Yoga Space deconstructs three familiar asana shapes, and what they can do for your whole body (and mind).
Portland-based industrial design firm Ziba’s new design for an ancient life-saving device brings rugged health tech to the US Army.
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.
A recession-era career switch takes a Portlander from showroom to emergency room.
We break down the breakdown of the Oregon's healthcare insurance marketplace.
Nike's Fuelband sparked an enduring tech/fitness revolution—but will it survive the industry's changes?
A team of local researchers is pioneering a radical new way to think about evolution and health.
Home-birthing mothers sometimes avoid hospitals, even in emergencies. At Legacy Emanuel, doctors and midwives are working together to change that.
Portland is a paddler’s paradise so mellow, you might not even break a sweat. Here are three perfect spots for the kayaking novice.
Five trails and three bike routes that celebrate Northwest splendor—without the long haul.
A trio of nearby peaks beckon—here’s how beginners can start their ascent.
We asked some of Portland’s best chefs, artisans, and farmers to share their favorite recipes for the season's bounty.
How OHSU's Dr. Robert Martindale initiated a “probiotic protocol” for every patient receiving antibiotics.
Local finds to stock your fermented pantry
The Extra Mile, a perennial customer favorite, tastes like dessert but is packed with protein, vitamins, and minerals.
Meet a handful of locals blazing trails in complementary care.