Health

Single payer or public option?

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Wed, 05/13/2009

How to break the insurance industry stranglehold over our health care system?Tom Leedham of Portland Jobs with Justice and Teamsters Local 206 and Betsy Dillner of Health Care for America Now debate the relative merits of the single payer and public option strategies. Peter Shapiro and David Rosenfeld co-host.

38:40 minutes (35.41 MB)

Yogi Amrit Desai on Yoga

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 05/17/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Yogi Amrit Desai, one of the earliest pioneers of Yoga in the Western world.  Yogi Desai has been an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living for over 40 years and is coming to Portland to lead a seminar in Amrit Yoga.

 

26:54 minutes (24.63 MB)

Kulongoski - May 15, 2009

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Evening News
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Thu, 05/14/2009
4:14 minutes (3.89 MB)

Intersex: Medicalization of Sexual Diversity

"Is it a boy or a girl?"

It's the first question asked after the birth of a baby.  But sometimes the answer isn't obvious?  In about one out of every 1,500 births a child is born so noticeably atypical in terms of genitalia that a specialist is called in. Out of every thousand birth one to two children have traditionally been exposed to surgery to "normalize" the appearance of their genitals. Even more people are born with subtler forms of sex anatomy variations some of which won't show up until later in life.
 
Since the 1990s intersex activists have been fighting for an end to unnecessary surgeries, especially those performed at an early age when the person can’t make their own decisions.
 
Tuesday, May 19th from 6 - 7 pm, Gender Blender co-hosts Rebecca Nay and Jacob Anderson-Minshall  talk with three intersex activists about their experiences and what it can teach us all about gender, sex and the medialization of natural diversity.

Gender Blender on 05/19/09

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Tue, 05/19/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Intersex activists talk about sex, gender and unneccesary surgery

"Is it a boy or a girl?"

It's the first question asked after the birth of a baby.  But sometimes the answer isn't obvious. In about one out of every 1,500 births a child is born so noticeably atypical in terms of genitalia that a specialist is called in. Out of every thousand birth one to two children have traditionally been exposed to surgery to "normalize" the appearance of their genitals. Even more people are born with subtler forms of sex anatomy variations some of which won't show up until later in life.
 
Since the 1990s intersex activists have been fighting for an end to unnecessary surgeries, especially those performed at an early age when the person can’t make their own decisions.
 
Tuesday, May 19th, Gender Blender host  Jacob Anderson-Minshall  talked with three guests about the intersex experience and what it can teach us about gender, sex and the medialization of natural diversity.

Healthwatch

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 06/01/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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How to prepare for the return of swine flu this fall

 President of the Holistic Pediatric Association, and author of the Child Health Guide and Vaccine Guide,  Dr. Randall Neustaedter, discusses strategies for flu prevention and treatment.

Healthwatch

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 05/18/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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An interview with Yogi Amrit Desai

  An interview with Yogi Amrit Desai, one of the earliest pioneers of Yoga in the West.  Yogi Desai has been an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living for over 40 years and is coming to Portland to lead a seminar in Amrit Yoga.

If You Love This Planet on 05/18/09

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Mon, 05/18/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Dr. Helen Caldicott interviews Maude Barlow, Canadian author and activist. She is the national chairperson of The Council of Canadians, a progressive citizens’ advocacy organization with members and chapters across Canada.

On October 21, 2008, she was named Senior Advisor on Water Issues by the President of the 63rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann. In this interview she discusses water crisis and mis-management occuring in different parts of the world.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 05/14/09

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Thu, 05/14/2009 - 7:00pm - Fri, 05/15/2009 - 12:00am
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STEVIE WONDER- that is all!

Thursday May 14th from 7 pm until midnight we are once again (for the third year) honoring and celebrating the life of STEVIE WONDER!!!  throughout this celebration we interview bobbito garcia (aka kool bob love), one of the creators of WONDER-FULL (with dj spinna); an internationally-recognized yearly dance party to honor STEVIE. 

 

Healthwatch on 05/25/09

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 05/25/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Chunhuei Chi, who is from Taiwan. He talks about economic disparities and other social issues that make health in a society worse and about ways that health care can be restructured. He has advised the Taiwanese government as it developed, and later restructured, its national health plan.

 

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