American Heart Association

Portland prepares for Safe Routes to School program

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Cities, counties and school districts in the Portland, Oregon, area can have staff dedicated to encouraging kids to walk or ride their bikes to school and to determining street safety projects around schools with newly earmarked funds totaling $3.5 million.

The Metro Council’s Joint Policy Advisory […]

May 24th, 2016|Categories: Children, Health, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Portland prepares for Safe Routes to School program

Four-time stroke survivor makes trek across the country for the fourth time

He’s at it again. Four-time stroke survivor Mycle Brandy, 63, has his walking shoes on and he is making his way from Portland, Oregon, to Portland, Maine.

This is Brandy’s fourth walk since beginning his treks around America to raise awareness about stroke. Along the way, he meets and greets […]

June 18th, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Four-time stroke survivor makes trek across the country for the fourth time