Health

Healthwatch on 04/20/09

Categories:
Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 04/20/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Dr. Keith Block, director of Integrative Medical Education at the University of Illinois talking about his book  "Life Over Cancer: The Block Center Program for Integrative Cancer Treatment."  The best of conventional medicine and scientifically proven complementary therapies to treat cancer and proven ways to make treatments more effective while reducing toxicity and side effects.

Radiozine on 04/20/09

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 04/20/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Host Roberta Hall interviews Maye Thompson, who directs the Environmental Health Program for Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility. She talks about pesticides that farm workers are exposed to and chemicals such as bisphenol-A and phthalates that are in household products and the campaign against them.

Jews, Food and Ethics

program date: 
Sat, 03/28/2009

jewish foodThis show focuses on the intersection of Jews, food and ethics. Host Liz Schwartz interviews Rabbi Arthur Waskow, a major proponent of the eco-kashrut movement. Eco-kashrut expands on traditional kosher dietary practices by incorporating the ethics of sustainable growing systems, humane animal production and fair treatment for farm workers and meat processors. Also featured is Rabbi Morris Allen, who founded the Hekhsher Tzedek, an ethical certification seal that will appear on kosher food products. Finally, Liz talks with two of Portland's Jewish organic farmers.

50:37 minutes (46.35 MB)

Physicians for a National Health Care Program and Single Payer Options

program date: 
Mon, 04/13/2009

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris speak with Dr. Michael C. Huntington of Physicians for a National Health Program about single payer options. Dr. Huntington will be one of the speakers, along with Representative Earl Blumenauer and State Senator Dr.

57:01 minutes (26.1 MB)

Michio Kaku: Could the impossibilities of today become the realities of the future?

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Sun, 04/12/2009

 Host Theresa Mitchell interviews renowned theorietical physicist Michio Kaku, cofounder of string field theory, best selling author, and national radio and TV host. Kaku explores the boundaries of the real world by asking, "Could the impossibilities of today become the realities of the future?"

27:55 minutes (25.56 MB)

Jane Brody's Guide to the Great Beyond

Categories:
program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 04/12/2009

 Host David Naimon interviews New York Times health columnist Jane Brody about her new book "Jane Brody's Guide to the Great Beyond," a practical primer to help people prepare medically, legally and emotionally for the end of life. 

28:11 minutes (25.81 MB)

If You Love This Planet on 04/13/09

Categories:
Air date: 
Mon, 04/13/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Dr Helen Caldicott addresses the growing anti-vaccine movement in the United States and across the world, and the claim that vaccines used to immunise children against infectious diseases can lead to autism.

She speaks with Dr Paul Offit, a national expert on vaccines who has written a book in response to the anti-vaccine movement titled Autism's False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine and the Search for a Cure, published by Columbia University Press in 2008.

Close to 400 rally and lobby at Capitol for Healthcare Action

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

Close to 400 people descended on the state capitol in Salem on Wednesday to lobby their legislators and demonstrate on the capitol steps for healthcare reform. They want lawmakers to pass a series of bills that would pave the way for universal coverage in Oregon within four years. KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld was there and he filed this report.
 

5:35 minutes (5.12 MB)

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 04/09/2009

Air date: 
04/09/2009

tonight, we spoke about the on-going issues surroundng mumia abu-jamal's case; we duscussed a little of chemicals being put in baby formula; and the focus was on pro-active ways to deal with seasonal depression (and depression in general)...  thanks for the calls!!!

Health care reform group say U.S. census numbers don't tell the whole story

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 03/31/2009

A national group advocating for healthcare reform says U.S. Census numbers don’t tell the whole story about those who are uninsured.
Families USA is releasing more specific data by state of how many people (under age 65) have gone without health insurance for at least part of 2007-2008. In Oregon, it’s 1.1 million, or 34.4 percent.

1:50 minutes (1.68 MB)
Syndicate content

 

Copyright © 2012 KBOO Community Radio | Community Guidelines | Website Illustration & Design by: KMF ILLUSTRATION