Adventist Health Portland | Living Well | Spring 2024

2 LIVING WELL @AdventistHealthNW @AHNW Adventist Health Portland @AdventistHealthNW CONNECT WITH US ONLINE Living Well Magazine | Spring 2024 10123 SE Market Street Portland, OR 97216 Living Well is Adventist Health Portland’s biannual magazine providing health information, news and tips for our neighbors in east Portland and surrounding communities. Contributing editors: Laurel Rogers and Heather Pease Contributing writers: Loree Chase-Waite and Sydney Fuentes Design: Coffey Communications Would you prefer to read Living Well online and opt out of print? Visit Information in LIVING WELL comes from a wide range of medical experts. If you have any concerns or questions about specific content that may affect your health, please contact your health care provider. Models may be used in photos and illustrations. 2024 © Coffey Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. Join Us for Living Well Classes and Events Check out the full list, including self-paced birth and parenting classes, at PortlandEvents or scan the QR code. SCAN ME Spring 2024 4 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Get the Help You Need 6 Added Energy, Better Health: A Nurse’s Weight‑Loss Story 8 How We Invest in Our Nurses 10 Minding Your Mind’s Health: Why It Matters 11 Tips to Help You Stay Safe This Summer 15 True Story: How Our Team Members Help Each Other 11 15 4