Health

Using Wood Chips in the Garden

Airs at: Sun, 03/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen busts myths about using wood chips in the garden. Read more

Will Healthcare ever be affordable?

Airs at: Sun, 03/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Martha Odom Hosts. Today, her guest is Dr. Don McCanne, former president and current Senior Policy Fellow at Physicians for a National Health Program (www.pnhp.org). They’ll discuss the crisis in affordable health care and how to fix it. Dr. McCanne will speak in Portland... Read more

Pharmacists on Healthcare, Drugs and More

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2008 at 4:00pm
Abe Proctor and Joe Uris interview Don West and Mark Ruska, pharmacists from the Lloyd Center Pharmacy about  compounding prescriptions, the FDA, "big Pharma," the Board of Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals in our society. Read more

Health Disparities in Minority Populations

Airs at: Sun, 03/02/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Today's guests are Graham Haramein, Co-chair of the Diversity and Quality Team and Manager of HIV Care Services at the Multnomah County Health Department, and Shad Alexander, a therapist at the Quest Center for Integrative Health (www.projectquest.org). Dr. David Naimon ho... Read more

Community Runs Free Adult Health Clinic

Airs at: Thu, 02/21/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
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 ... Read more

Pharmacists on Healthcare, Drugs and More

Two local pharmacists discuss healthcare, drugs, corporations, government and the move to restrict them from compounding. They take questions and comments from listeners.Abe Proctor and Joe Uris host. Read more

Dr. Dean Ornish and The Spectrum

Airs at: Sun, 02/24/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
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) Read more

Relational Cultural Theory

Produced for Circle A Radio
 Relational Cultural Theory is the idea that the goal of development is the ability to participate actively in relationships that foster the well being of everyone involved. We talk with Karen Hixson and Jenna Goldin about living within a culture of isolation, and how it e... Read more

Health Care in Oregon: More than Theatrics?

Produced for Evening News
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.  Read more

Health Care Forum

Airs at: Sun, 02/10/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
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 re... Read more