Douglas Perry, MLive

Douglas Perry


Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Douglas:

Brisk walking makes body younger, could add years to your life, study shows

A brisk pace is associated with longer telomeres, a biological-age genetic marker, and so a lifetime of speedy walking could add years to your life – possibly many years. → Read More

Why sleeping on your left side could improve your health

Heartburn, acid reflux, circulation - they all could be linked to which side of your body you sleep on. → Read More

Backyard chickens could be ‘canary in coal mine’ for bird-flu outbreak in US

This outbreak is part of a worldwide bird-flu flareup among both wild and domesticated birds. → Read More

Man dead, 2 rescued after boat capsizes off Oregon Coast

The 22-foot boat flipped about a mile from the Yaquina Bay’s north jetty off Newport, Oregon. → Read More

Frequent cannabis use may dramatically increase heart attack risk in young adults, study shows

“What you end up having,” Dr. Karim Ladha said, “is this mismatch of oxygen supply and demand which fundamentally leads to heart attacks.” → Read More

Powell’s Books’ coronavirus struggles highlighted by PBS NewsHour, heralded as Portland’s Eiffel Tower

Powell’s CEO Emily Powell has said the company’s very existence is at stake. → Read More

Deadly epidemics regularly scared Americans in last century, but normal life went on

Now, comfortably into the 21st century, Americans are quarantining themselves to slow the novel coronavirus, a national public-health effort without precedent in US. → Read More

Patti Smith hears about break-in, vandalism at small Portland book shop; the author, rock icon and bookstore lover offers help

Thieves broke into Passages Bookshop’s small storefront on Jan. 1, grabbed a hundred or so volumes from locked display cases and disappeared back into the night. → Read More

Cat-astrophe averted: Longview firefighters resuscitate 4 cats after house fire

Animal Control of Cowlitz County says the cats are improving and expected to survive. → Read More

Portland author Cheryl Strayed immortalized in bronze for Statues For Equality in New York

Strayed is one of 10 women represented in the Statues For Equality project. → Read More

‘Clone tick’ swarms, new to U.S., are killing cattle by draining their blood, chasing after humans

Asian longhorned ticks, also sometimes called “clone ticks” because they can reproduce without mating, have infested and killed five cows in North Carolina this year. → Read More

Mueller report revealed: William Barr press conference, reactions, analysis (live updates)

This post will provide live updates throughout the day as journalists, legal scholars and others read the report, reveal what’s in it and provide analysis. → Read More

Beverly Cleary, who turns 103, left behind ‘grim’ Portland during Depression, but city remained in her heart

“My father being out of work was just devastating," Cleary recalled of her Portland childhood. "I well remember all these gaunt-looking men coming around to the house and my mother having nothing to give them.” → Read More

Oregon lawmakers seek to lower voting age in state to 16, so teens can ‘protect their future’

Teens are “begging us to take action to protect their future," state Sen. Shemia Fagan said Monday. → Read More

Even Democrats agree: This Texas Republican has the best TV ad of the election season

AdWeek asks rhetorically, "Is this Texas Republican's campaign ad the most charming of the 2016 election?" → Read More

Hillary Clinton health scare goes mainstream, with her defenders fighting rearguard action

Hillary Clinton "lacks the mental and physical stamina to take on" the war against terrorists, Donald Trump said earlier this month. → Read More

The world may have a new oldest person ever: Indonesian man has documents showing he's 145

Gotho is 145 years old, Indonesian government records apparently say. His birthdate, according to the official documentation: December 31, 1870. → Read More

How a sex-crazed, corrupt and charismatic 19th-century senator put Oregon on the map

There was just something about the man that people liked. He charmed women, he impressed men -- and he always got what he wanted. → Read More

Hillary Clinton makes case against 'sinister' Donald Trump and his 'alt-right' movement

"This is a moment of reckoning for every Republican dismayed that the Party of Lincoln has become the Party of Trump," Clinton said. → Read More

Do Americans care about Hillary Clinton's email scandals? In Bernie Sanders strongholds they do

The Clinton team, for its part, is trying to move on from all the email talk. → Read More