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Your Care

The most important ER visit you’ll make

The pain is intense. You know you’re in trouble. Maybe you’re in an ambulance being…


Calling all cauliflower connoisseurs

Bid farewell to brussels sprouts. Cauliflower is 2017’s “it” vegetable. That’s according to a recent…

Food and Fitness

More than marathons

Vicki Classen, telephone operator at Adventist Health Portland, is closing in on her 100th marathon.…

Health and Wellness

Burning safety questions answered for summer

After months of record-breaking rain and a Snowpocalypse that dropped a foot of snow on…

Healthy Mind

Check your stress at the door with these quick tips

Need some stress relief now? Here are 20 surprisingly simple—and super-fast—ways to reset your mood.…

Food and Fitness

Getting the most out of the longest day of the year

Given our dreary Portland weather this year, you may not find it hard to believe…

Health and Wellness

Five ways to make your home safer

Home is where the heart is, or so the saying goes. Turns out, it’s also…

Food and Fitness

Show us your cheese: Getting ready for picnic season!

Have you caught yourself shifting around the clothes in your closet lately? Are those sweaters…

Aging Well

80% by 2018

Adventist Health is proud to support the 80% by 2018 initiative from the American Cancer…

Food and Fitness

What to plant now for a healthy harvest all summer

With temps heading into the 90s this week, Portland’s extra-wet and cold spring may be…

Health and Wellness

Park the Car and Call 9-1-1

Nobody thinks they’re having a heart attack or stroke, or something truly life-threatening, until it…

Food and Fitness

Get road-ready: 10 steps to a better bike ride

On your mark, get set, pedal! May is National Bike Month, and whether you’re on…

Healthy Mind

Volunteers Bring Prayer Comfort to Surgical Patients in US Adventist Hospital

Prayer with patients is not a new concept in Seventh-day Adventist healthcare institutions. Hospital chaplains…

Your Care

When antibiotics aren’t the answer

Being sick is no fun. After seeing your colleague cough all over his keyboard, you…

Health and Wellness

Colorectal cancer: 7 candid questions about screening

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Still, a…

Healthy Mind

Has Oregon gone to pot? Answering your kid’s tough questions about weed

It’s not uncommon to smell wafts of marijuana smoke while walking through downtown Portland or…

Healthy Mind

Have a laugh!

Maybe you put plastic spiders in your coworker’s desk, or swapped your sister’s deodorant with…


Brie and Apricot Grilled Cheese

This is a bit of a departure for us. Typically our recipes are for utlra healthy…

Food and Fitness

How to Have a Healthy and Egg-cellent Easter

Despite record-breaking rain in Portland so far this year, spring has technically sprung. With the…

Food and Fitness

7 unhealthy “health” foods you should be avoiding

How many times have you gone to a restaurant, glanced at the menu full of…

Aging Well

Volunteering can help you live longer (really!)

With today’s busy lifestyle (careers, families, church activities and maybe marathon-watching sitcoms on Netflix)—it’s tough…


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