Health

Jason Renaud (MHA of Portland) speaks about new Citizen Advisory Board for Oregon State Hospital.

Airs at: Fri, 10/30/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
The new Citizen Advisory Board for the Oregon State Hospital met for the first time yesterday. The Board was created by the legislature this summer to oversee the troubled state mental hospital in Salem. The hospital has made the news this month for the death of a patient th... Read more

Two Iraq Vets Spread Message of Peace and Nonviolence

Airs at: Wed, 10/21/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Two young veterans of the Iraq war have decided to spread a message of peace and nonviolence. They’re in Portland tonight as part of a bike and walking tour called the Contagious Love Experiment. Stefan Kamp spoke with them earlier today. Read more

Breast Cancer Survivors Share Health Insurance Challenges.

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Pink ribbons are front and center for breast cancer awareness month, and now are also being prominently displayed in the health care reform debate, thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama. On Friday she hosted a White House event where breast cancer survivors shared their healt... Read more

Press**Watch: swine flu profits

Gaybashing, swine flu and losing the Afghan warHilariously, Admiral Mike Mullen and Secretary of Imperial Wars Robert Gates had to stand next to the President yesterday, as he announced signing the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.  That’s beca... Read more

Press**Watch: smash the mental handcuffs

Our minds have been tasered and handcuffed into a state of paralysis.  We need to start breaking through the mental handcuffs before we can even begin to make progress against the ultra-greed class that is destroying this planet.  Smash the tasers and snap the handcuffs of ... Read more

Vietnamistan (Afghanistan) plus Flu Vaccinations

Airs at: Tue, 10/20/2009 at 12:00am
 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris   Today's topics are: Vietnamistan: the morass that is Afghanistan The ongoing health care drama, with a vaccine twist   Read more

October 19 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program revealsthat a lot of good may come out of the healthcare reform legislation now being debated -- even without single payer and a public option;that the defenders of Roman Polanski against charges of raping a 13-year old are buyin... Read more

The Upside of Healthcare Reform

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 O.k., so we're not going to get a single payer health this year, and maybe not even a public option.  Can anything good still come out of Congress this year?   Kathleen Stoll of Families USA thinks we can expect some real improvements in access to health care from the legi... Read more

Debrah Merlin and Victory Over ADHD: A Holistic Approach for helping CHildren with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Healthwatch
 HealthWatch Hosted by Dr. David NaimonDeborah Merlin discusses her book "Victory Over ADHD: a holistic approach for helping children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder" Read more

Police Arrest Twelve for Trespassing at Regence

Airs at: Thu, 10/15/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Police arrested 12 people today for trespassing outside the Portland headquarters for Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon. The acts of civil disobedience were met by similar direct actions in nine cities across the country organized by Healthcare Now and the Center for... Read more