Health

The Health Benefits of Colonics

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 07/13/2008

Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) interviews Jill Simons, certified colonic hydrotherapist at All's Well that End's Well in NE Portland. Find out about the health benefits of colonics.

28:29 minutes (26.08 MB)

Youth Producer Tiffany Anderson's documentary on Hep C and Tattoos

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program date: 
Thu, 07/10/2008

Tiffany Anderson produced this half hour documentary at the 2008 KBOO Youth in Broadcast Journalism Summer Intensive. It is about Hepatitis C and tattoos. 

She did interviews on the street and in 2 Portland Tattoo Parlours, as well as extensive research and writing.

We'd like to thank Honna Veerkamp and Breana Loringer for help with teaching in the Summer Intensive. See you next year! 

 

28:34 minutes (26.16 MB)

Jerry DeWitt, Director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 07/08/2008

Jerry DeWitt (bio), Director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University, joins host Barbara Bernstein in a discussion about the impacts of climate change and agricultural practices on recent flooding in the midwest.

76:53 minutes (35.2 MB)

Dr. Jennifer Wider and The New Mom's Survival Guide

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 07/06/2008

Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) interviews Dr. Jennifer Wider (DrWider.com), author of "The New Mom's Survival Guide: How To Reclaim Your Body, Your Health, Your Sanity and Your Sex Life After Having a Baby", (Random House)

27:36 minutes (25.28 MB)

Healthwatch (weeks 1,2,& 4) on 07/07/08

Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 07/07/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

An interview with Dr. Jennifer Wider, the author of "The New Mom's Survival
guide:  How to Reclaim Your Body, Your Health, Your Sanity and Your Sex Life
After Having a Baby"

 

Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets Invade the Willamette Valley

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program date: 
Mon, 06/30/2008

Host Andrew Geller sits in for Joe & Abe today with a discussion of the sneaky replacement of natural beets with genetically engineered Sugar Beets in our domestic sugar supply, right here in the Willamette Valley. Andrew brings in three experts to illuminate the shady goings-on.

First, in studio, we have Laurie Ann Bird from NW Rage, the NW Resistance Against Genetic Engineering.

We are later joined by Frank Morton from the Organic Seed Alliance.

Finally, we hear from Kevin Golden, a lawyer from the Center For Food Safety.

86:14 minutes (39.48 MB)

Healthcare Premiums up 35% July 1st

program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 06/29/2008

One year ago Regence Blue Cross raised rates by an average of 19%. This year's increase is a whopping 35% scheduled to take effect on July 1.

Britta Duncan, co-chair of Jobs with Justice' Healthcare Committee and Secretary/Treasurer of ILWU Local 5 will join host Martha Odom to talk about the 35% premium increase, what it means to working families, Tuesday's protest at Regence, and other work that the JWJ Healthcare committee is doing.

28:26 minutes (26.03 MB)

Healthwatch (weeks 1,2,& 4) on 06/30/08

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Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 06/30/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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Huge increase in health insurance premiums go into effect on July 1.

One year ago Regence Blue Cross raised rates by an average of 19%. This year's increase is a whopping 35% scheduled to take effect on July 1. 

Britta Duncan, co-chair of Jobs with Justice' Healthcare Committee and Secretary/Treasurer of ILWU Local 5 will join host Martha Odom to talk about the 35% premium increase, what it means to working families, Tuesday's protest at Regence, and other work that the JWJ Healthcare committee is doing.

Low Score for Oregon Insurance Regulators

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 06/12/2008

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The state of Oregon scored quite low, in a new survey of insurance regulators in every state.

 The regulators answered fourteen questions about how individual health insurance policyholders are handled and protected.

Today, since more people are faced with getting their own healthcare coverage, the results are revealing.

Kboo’s  Linda Olson-Osterlund brings us this story, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service.

1:11 minutes (1.08 MB)

Greg Higgins and the Food Wars

program date: 
Mon, 06/16/2008

Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor speak with downtown Portland Higgins Restaurant owner and chef Greg Higgins on the food wars.

85:26 minutes (39.11 MB)
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