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Company: Herbal Educational Service
Address: PO Box 3427 , Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (800) 252-0688
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Company: Natura Health Products
Address: 1945 Ashland Mine Road, Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 488-0210
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Company: Northwest School of Herbalism
Address: PO Box 1686, Portland, OR 97128
Phone: (503) 799-2199
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Company: Sage Health Center
Address: 390 N.E. Emerson Ave., Bend, OR 97701
Phone: (541) 385-6249
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Inman Company in Clackamas
Innovite in Tigard
N F Formulas Inc in Wilsonville

The Chiropractic for Health Center

Although it has been associated with controversy and skepticism, chiropractic care can actually be quite beneficial for physiological health. At the Chiropractic for Health Center in Lake Oswego, healthcare professionals can help relieve patients of problems such as high blood pressure and bad posture through alternative healthcare practices like adjustments.

Chiropractic is a recommended method of treating back pains safely and without drugs.

Places to Visit in Portland: Chiropractic for Health Center*
Category: Chiropractic
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Sara Alamdar, AskAMerchant.com Editor

CareCredit Financing for Portland Patients

Are you in need of medical treatment but are having trouble affording it? Do you ever fantasize about having cosmetic surgery but then realize that it's just way too expensive for you? The truth is that most people have felt that way once or twice in their lives, but you no longer have to! Through the medical financing options provided through CareCredit, patients can now finance countless types of medical, cosmetic, dental, and veterinary procedures.

We at CareCredit help patients in the Portland area receive the treatments that they need, while allowing them the option of paying later. We offer various flexible payment plans depending on individual credit, and can finance anything from alternative medicine to traditional medicine to veterinary medicine.

To learn more about what CareCredit can do for you and your family, ask your Portland healthcare professional or visit us online at www.CareCredit.com.

Article provided by CareCredit®, a GE Money Company. © AskAMerchant.com

The Essential Oil Company

Imagine coming home after an exhausting and stressful day at the office, and the swirling fragrances of French lavenders and sweet vanillas immediately meet you at your front door. Suddenly your day at work wasn’t so difficult, and a sense of relaxation takes over your body. You have just experienced the power of aromatherapy – and the very specialty of The Essential Oil Company.

A supplier of aromatherapy products, The Essential Oil Company offers a wide variety of organic and cultivated merchandise, from distillation equipment, to perfume oils and natural mineral salts. Books, Aromatherapy CDs, and gift certificates are also available through The Essential Oil Company.

For additional information regarding aromatherapy products created by The Essential Oil Company, visit their online store at EssentialOil.com

Places to Visit in Portland:  *
Category:  Aromatherapy
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Sara Alamdar, AskAMerchant.com Editor


About Portland
Oregon’s largest city and the Pacific Northwest’s third largest, Portland boasts a population of approximately 2 million residents in the Portland Metropolitan Area.  Known as the “City of Roses” for its ideal climate for growing roses, Portland is also known for its many parks, public transportation system and the Trailblazers NBA basketball team.

Portland’s Location
Portland is located in Oregon state where the Willamette and Columbia rivers meet.

Portland’s Neighborhoods
Northwest Portland includes the Pearl District, Old Town Chinatown, the Northwest District, and various residential and industrial neighborhoods.

North Portland is a mixture of residential, commercial, and industrial areas.

Northeast Portland is made up of a diverse collection of neighborhoods, including exclusive residential areas and working-class neighborhoods.

Southeast Portland incorporates the warehouses along the Willamette through historic Ladd's Addition to the Hawthorne and Belmont districts and Gresham.

Portland’s Climate
Warm, sunny and dry during the summer with an average high of 81 degrees in July.
Winters are usually mild to chilly with moisture and a high of 46 degrees in January.
Average of 155 days a year with measurable precipitation.

Portland’s Square Miles 145.4 square miles
Portland’s Population 568,380 residents
Portland is: the Largest City in Oregon and the 23rd largest city in the U.S.

2000 Portland Demographics:
- White 77.9%
- Hispanic or Latino 6.8%
- American 6.6%
- Asian 6.3%
- Native American 1.0%
- Total Population (2000 est.)= 529,121

Portland’s Major Attractions
Portland Art Museum
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Portland Classical Chinese Garden
International Rose Test Garden
Forest Park
Portlandia statue
Powell's City of Books

Important Phone Numbers in Portland
Police: 911
Fire: 911
Sheriff: 911
Non Emergency: (503) 823-3333

Airline Information: 503-460-4234
Public Transportation: (503) 238-RIDE
Radio Cab: (503) 227-1212
Broadway Cab: (503) 227-1234
Yellow Cab: (503) 227-1234
Portland Taxi: (503) 256-5400
Portland Shuttle: (503) 327-1094
Northern Lights Towncar Services: (503) 760-2478
Lucky Limousine & Towncar: (503) 254-0010
Amtrak: (800) USA-RAIL
Alamo Rent-A-Car: (503) 513-9550
Budget Car and Truck Rental: (800) 826-2090
Enterprise Rent-A-Car: (503) 284-8055
DMV: (503) 299-9999
Dept. of Transportation: 503-731-8200

Portland Water Bureau: 503-823-7770
Public Utilities Commission: (503)823-3008
Portland General Electric Co.: (503) 464-8000
Pacific Corporation: (503) 813-5000
Constellation Energy Group: (503) 552-6150
Northwest Natural Gas: (503) 226-4211?
Comcast Cable: (503) 335-3663?
Time Warner Cable: (503) 234-6183?
DISH Network: (503) 684-1567
Qwest: (866) 438-4939

Multnomah County Library (503) 988-5123
Portland Development Commission (503) 823-3200
Oregon Convention Center Info (503) 235-7575

City Information:
City/County Information Center(503) 823-4000
Travel Portland (503) 275-9750

School Districts:
Portland Public Schools (503) 916-2000

The Oregonian (503) 968-3162
Northwest Examiner (503) 241-2353
Business Journal of Portland (503) 274-8733
Willamette Week (503) 243-2122
Portland Observer (503) 288-0033

KNRK FM - (503) 733-5470
KGON FM - (503) 733-5466
KKRZ FM – (503) 226-0100
KVMX FM - (503) 517-6400
KWJJ FM  -  (503) 226-9653
KFXX FM – (503) 223-1441
KXL AM - (503) 243-7595
KOAC AM - (503) 293-1982

KATU TV Ch. 2 - (503) 231-4222
KOIN TV Ch. 6 - (503) 464-0600
KGW TV Ch. 8 - (503) 226-5000
KPTV TV Ch. 12/30 - (503) 906-1249
KRCW-TV  Ch. 32 - (503) 644-3232
KOPB-TV Ch. 10/27 - (503) 244-9900

Better Business Bureau (503) 226-3981
US Patent and Trademark (800) 786-9199
US Copyright Office (202) 707-3000
CDC (800) 611-5170
CA Contractors Licenses (503) 378-4621