Health

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

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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
Short Description: 
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)

Organic Farming Certification and Farmer's Markets

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program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 06/10/2008

Host Barbara Bernstein talks about organic farming certification with Chris Schreiner of Oregon Tilth, plus Moreland Farmers' Market Manager Laura Wendel and several farmers who have gone through the federal organic certification process, and some who have not.

80:11 minutes (36.71 MB)

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 06/11/2008

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Air date: 
06/11/2008

dedicated to brother donny hathaway...

we discuss issues of black people and depression, solutions and thoughts...  tiffany edwards, gestalt therapist, is a special guest. 

 

Voices from the Edge on 06/12/08

Air date: 
Thu, 06/12/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

What is Oregon doing to improve access to health care?

Locus Focus on 06/11/08

Program: 
Locus Focus
Air date: 
Wed, 06/11/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Host Barbara Bernstein talks about organic farming certification with Chris Schreiner
of Oregon Tilth, Moreland Farmers' Market Manager Laura Wendel and several
farmers who have gone through the federal organic certification process, and
some who have not.

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