Health

Baucus health care plan or sham?

program date: 
Thu, 09/17/2009

On September 14,  Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) unveiled a long-awaited health care plan that he believes will extend coverage to uninsured Americans and secure the support of both major parties.

57:12 minutes (45.83 MB)

Poverty in Oregon: An Interview with Rachel Bristol

program date: 
Thu, 09/24/2009

As the current economic crisis deepens, more Oregonians are joining the ranks of the poor. With resources stretched to the breaking point, the ability to meet basic human needs is becoming more difficult.

Dave Mazza talks with Rachel Bristol, executive director of the Oregon Food Bank, about poverty in our state and how her organization is working to not only feed the hungry but to advocate for longterm systemic change.

56:37 minutes (45.35 MB)

Healthwatch on 10/19/09

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Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 10/19/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Interview with Deborah Merlin, author of Victory over ADHD

 Deborah Merlin discusses her book "Victory Over ADHD: a holistic approach for helping children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder"

Congressman Kucinich Caps Mad As Hell Doctors Tour

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 10/05/2009
Oregon’s homegrown Mad As Hell Doctors were met by Congressman Dennis Kucinich in Washington DC on the final days of their cross-country media blitz. KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld filed this report from the nation's capitol.
4:36 minutes (4.22 MB)

NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children

program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 10/05/2009

 HealthWatch
 Hosted by: David Naimon

 

28:15 minutes (25.87 MB)

Wyden Aide Explains 'Yes' Vote on Public Option

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
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

program: 
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

program date: 
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)
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