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.
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.
This 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.
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?"
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 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.
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!!!
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.