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Oct 22, 2018

10-21-18 The battle against cancer is driving more than 600 cancer warriors to Oregon. Oregon Health and Science University's new Knight Cancer Research Facility opened in September 2018. Doctors and patients describe how this latest weapon is part of their $1 billion dollar war to fight and find a cure for cancer....


Oct 5, 2018

OCT 14 - 2018 Oregon has a lot to say about addiction and the lighter side of it (recovery), since we are currently the 4th most addicted state in the nation. The walk organizers, Oregon Recovers, are working toward changing that through fundraising and advocacy but they are also trying to highlight the more uplifting...


Oct 5, 2018

OCT7 - 2018 Autism scientist Bryna Siegel, Ph.D. has devoted her career to families affectec by autism. Her book is, "The Politics of Autism" (Oxford University Press, September 3, 2018), includes resetting today’s misguided priorities to better meet the real and immediate needs of most most individuals and families...


Oct 4, 2018

SEPT23 - 2018 Helping parents encourage their children in athletics, instead of demeaning their performance. ANN THOMAS-BEERY, M.S. Ed., Owner, the Sports Mind Sport Psychology/Performance Enhancement Specialist. Master of Science, Human Performance and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee. An accomplished athlete and...


Oct 3, 2018

SEPT 9 - 2018 An annual event, the Dragon Boat races on the Willamette River bring together teams from around the world, with all kinds of stories and reasons they compete together; whether it's fitness, surviving an illness, a disability, a celebration, etc. You're all welcome! http://www.portlanddragonboats.com/...