Health

Wyden Aide Explains 'Yes' Vote on Public Option

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Evening News
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Thu, 10/01/2009

If Senator Ron Wyden was going to support the public option, why didn't he make himself clearer much earlier? Having received intense pressure from reform advocates to support a public option, Sen. Wyden pleased many of his critics when he voted on Tuesday for two amendments that would have put a public option in the reform bill before the Senate Finance Committee. Both those amendments failed because Democrats on the committee opposed them. KBOO Reporter David Rosenfeld filed this report from Washington DC.

4:31 minutes (4.14 MB)

Diane Ackerman and Dawn Light: Dancing With Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day

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Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 09/29/2009

 RadioZine

 Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Storyteller, Poet and Naturalist, Diane Ackerman to discuss her new book, “Dawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day.

 
26:18 minutes (24.08 MB)

Dr. Alfred Liu on the sleep disorders of people who are blind

program: 
Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 09/28/2009

 Sounds of Awareness

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Dr. Alfred Liu, who has studied the sleep disorders of people who are blind.

 

26:18 minutes (24.09 MB)

September 28 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 09/28/2009

 

56:27 minutes (32.31 MB)

Stories from the Healthcare Frontlines

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program date: 
Mon, 09/28/2009

 A wide-ranging discussion of healthcare and health insurance issues by seven participants in a course called  "Humanity in Perspective."  The course was offered free at Willamette University and at Reed College to  adults who are economically and/or educationally disadvantaged.  In this conversation, moderated and edited by Professor Ivan Welty of Willamette University, the students speak from personal experience with the difficulties of the current healthcare system.     

19:33 minutes (11.19 MB)

Dr. Eugene Uphoff on health care reform

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program date: 
Tue, 07/28/2009

Dr. Eugene Uphoff, Portland family practice physician and one of the Mad as Hell Doctors who toured the US in September to build popular support for single payer, answers listener questions about the health care crisis. Hosted by Kevin Card and Peter Shapiro.

51:56 minutes (35.66 MB)

Political Perspectives--health care

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program date: 
Tue, 09/29/2009

Excerpts from a special program on the health care crisis featuring Dr. Paul Hochfeld, Corvallis emergency room physician and one of the Mad as Hell Doctors who toured the country in September to build popular support for single payer. Interviewed by Peter Shapiro and Kevin Card.

34:53 minutes (23.95 MB)

Winter Health thru Chinese Diet Therapy

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 09/21/2009

 Healthwatch
 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Dr. Naimon talks with Accupuncturist and expert on Chinese Medicine Ellen Goldsmith from the Pearl Natural Health Clinic about staying healthy this fall and winter by following the precepts of Chinese Diet Therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Your diet and activity level controls your sense of harmony with the world, and, by extension, your health.  Find out how.

 

28:01 minutes (25.65 MB)

September 21 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 09/21/2009

 

This program is hosted by Clayton Morgareidge (pictured here) and deals with several areas of popular resistance to domination -- in political uprisings around the world, in courtrooms demanding restitution for medical errors, in demands for healthcare for immigrants,  and in against the invasion of our culture by the military.  

54:52 minutes (31.4 MB)

In Defense of Malpractice Suits

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program date: 
Mon, 09/21/2009

Doctors and hospitals make mistakes: how do patients get  compensated?  In their ongoing series The Left and the Law, attorney Mike Snedeker and Old Mole Jan Haaken puncture the myths about tort reform and malpractice suits  that Republicans claim are  driving up medical costs and driving  good doctors out of business.   

13:09 minutes (7.53 MB)
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