Do you have the Heart to Start 2016?

Get on your feet and add years to your life! All you need is a goal, a plan and a whole lot of support. Join the Providence Heart to Start program and train to run or walk a 5K, 10K or half-marathon. 

Join us for a LUNG FORCE Expo on November 4, 2016

This special one-day educational event brings together health care professionals, patients and caregivers to learn about the latest treatments, resources and research to help those living with lung disease lead healthier, active lives. 

Providence Innovation Speaker Series: Food is Community: How a ‘health food store on wheels’ serves Portland’s food deserts

Learn how My Street Grocery, a mobile grocery store in Portland, has developed valuable food access partnerships –bringing not only fresh fruits and vegetables - but joy and meaningful connections to our under-served communities. 

Providence Cancer Center researchers make two key immunotherapy discoveries

The two pieces of work cover two of the major efforts we have going on here … we’re always trying to think about the biology of cancer and the immune system,” said Dr. Walter Urba, M.D., Ph. D.

Providence becomes first in northwest to implant world's smallest pacemaker

The Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System is one-tenth the size of traditional pacemakers – about the size of a large vitamin. It does not require the use of wires to connect to the heart, and does not require a surgical incision in the chest.

Providence and Facebook help save a stroke patient's life

Margueritte Kim doesn't post much on Facebook. When she does, it's usually not personal. Read an Oregonian story about how her post, along with the quick work of the Providence Brain and Spine Institute team, saved her mother's life.

Cancer vaccine passes first test

Meet two of the volunteers in the trial of a new brain cancer vaccine being conducted by Providence. Having safely completed their first four infusions, doctors call them heroic trailblazers.

Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center

Providence is now part of an elite group with a Comprehensive Stroke Center certified by The Joint Commission for delivering the highest level of care to complex stroke patients.

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