The North by Northeast Community Health Center opened in response to the medical needs of Hurricane Katrinia survivors and of the medically uninsured here in Portland. This audio features interviews with Dr. Jill Ginsberg, Pastor Mary Overstreet Smith, and Suzy Jeffreys a year and a half after the center's opening. They describe the North by Northeast Community Health Center and its roots in taking action in the face of injustice.
Host Dr. David Naimon interviews #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Dr. Dean Ornish about his new book "The Spectrum: A scientifically proven program to feel better, live longer, lose weight and gain health." (www.ornishspectrum.com)
The Oregon Students Public Interest research group held a rally today in Portland.They used street theater, costumes and props to represent what they see as a broken health care system in the state of Oregon.
KBOO's Robert Barncord spoke with one of the organizers.
Today we hear an installment of "Health...and Health Care Forum" from Oregon’s Willamette Valley KBOO contingent. Host Roberta Hall speaks with Shelley Reese, an emergency room nurse, about her personal experience with healthcare and some general issues about healthcare reform.
Marlene Smith and Dr. Steven Bailey interview former Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich about the need for universal healthcare in the U.S. and the struggle to achieve it. Rep. Kucinich will also discuss the campaign to keep his seat as an Ohio Congressman.
Dr. David Naimon speaks with Dr. Richard Blau, Founder and Director of the Arthritis Institute of Long Island (www.arthritisinstitute.com/) about his book "Too Young to Feel Old: The Arthritis Doctor's 28-Day Formula for Pain-Free Living" from Da Capo Press.
The Cascade 18th annulal Festival of African Films takes place throughout February at PCC Cascade campus. All films are free.Moving to the Beat will show at 8:30 on Thursday February 14th at the Cascade Moriarty building, room 104.More information on the film festival, including show times and directions, is available on the web at www.africanfilmfestival.org .