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Health and Wellness

Out on a limb: What Peripheral Arterial Disease Month means to you

September is Peripheral Arterial Disease Awareness Month—and far too many of us don’t realize how…

Healthy Mind

6 ways to help a friend who’s feeling suicidal

Trying to help a friend or loved one who is feeling suicidal can be confusing,…

Food and Fitness

Hours from help: How to handle medical emergencies in Oregon’s wilderness

One of the things that makes Portland special is its location. With easy access to…

Aging Well

Preventing memory loss: Tips for keeping your brain healthy

As we get older, it’s seems easier and easier to make jokes about little lapses…

Health and Wellness

Total eclipse of the car: Tips to survive gridlock

Just in the off chance you completely missed the news, a total eclipse of the…

Health and Wellness

Prepare for Safe Eclipse Viewing

Depending on your age, you probably have a fond memory or two of experiencing an…

Your Care

A Gift of Prayer

Our spiritual care volunteer program helps ensure that any patient who would like prayer is…

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…

Your Care

Aspire Orthopedic Institute Joint Pain Seminars

Our joint pain classes help you understand your treatment options. Our team of physical therapists,…

Your Care

Adventist Health Urgent Care Parkrose

Our urgent care clinic, located in the Parkrose neighborhood, stands ready to meet your urgent…

Your Care

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in Oregon. However, with screening…


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…

Your Care

First Friday – Community of Hope

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