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Prospects for Health Care Change

Airs at: Sun, 12/28/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  How many of the problems with our health care will, and will not, be solved by what's on the table in the national health care debate that will take place in the Obama years?   Paul Gorman of  Physicians for  a National Health Care Program, and a Portland physician, talk... Read more

Between the Covers

Airs at: Mon, 12/22/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ed Goldberg interviews local author Jill Kelly, whose memoir of alcoholism and recovery is called Sober Truths: the Making of an Honest Woman. Kelly's demons did not go quietly when she put the bottle down. Loneliness, anxiety, distrust of others-they were all still th... Read more

Ruth Palma about current problems in the health care system

Airs at: Mon, 12/15/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Roberta Hall speaks with Ruth Palma, a nurse practitioner who discusses her profession, current problems in the health care system and the need for universal health care. Read more

Burning Mustard Gas WMD in Umatilla

Airs at: Sun, 11/30/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Kathleen Stephenson invites guests Karyn Jones of G.A.S.P. and Richard Condit, Senior Counsel for the Government Accountability Project (GAP) to talk about burning American Chemical Weapons of Mass Destruction stockpiled in Umatilla, Washington.   Last month, attorneys... Read more

Dr. Michael Roizen and You: Being Beautiful

Airs at: Sun, 11/30/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
On today's show, Dr David Naimon presents an interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, author of You: Being Beautiful  While the world seems to revolve around the superficial elements of beauty, beauty is actually precisely perceived, purposeful, and rooted in hard science. Exte... Read more

Iraqi Child Recognized by Portland City Council

Airs at: Tue, 11/18/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
An Iraqi child currently in Portland for medical treatment received a recognition by Portland's City Council this morning. Mustafa Abed, who just turned six, arrived in Portland over a month ago with donations from the group 'No More Victims'. He lost his leg and hip in a US... Read more

Comfortably Numb: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation

Airs at: Sun, 11/23/2008 at 12:00am
Produced for Healthwatch
 Dr. David Naimon hosts an Interview with Charles Barber about his book "Comfortably Numb: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation."  Barber explores the ways pharmaceutical companies exert pressure on Americans to medicate themselves, how America has come to account for 66% ... Read more

Pesticide Poisoning at Schools

Airs at: Sun, 11/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Oregon children participating in school activities have been exposed to dangerous pesticides dozens of times over the past ten years. This is according a report kept at the State Department and the Department of Human Services. KBOO’s Kyle Burris spoke with Lisa Arkin, who i... Read more

Towards a Progressive Mental Health Policy

Airs at: Mon, 11/17/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What  would a humane and helpful mental health program look like?  David Oaks of Mind Freedom International  talks with Old  Mole Jan Haaken about "greening the mind."  Read more

Keeping Healthy this Winter with Chinese Diet Therapy

Airs at: Sun, 11/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
  Dr. David Naimon interviews local acupuncturist and herbalist, Ellen Goldsmith.   They discuss ways to stay healthy this winter using Chinese diet therapy.  Recommended reading are Healing With Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford, and Staying Healthy With The Seasons by Dr. El... Read more