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Fumes in Focus: Visualizing Air Pollution from Gas Stoves

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Lawmakers and advocates have called upon Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to launch an investigation into NW Natural for misleading consumers about the health impacts from gas. In their letter to Rosenblum they detail how NW Natural has taken a leaf from the tobacco ... Read more

Aging, Stigma, and Recovery

Airs at: Wed, 01/10/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Aging, Stigma, and Recovery. The US Senate Committee on Aging held a hearing recently entitled “Understanding a Growing Crisis: Substance Use Trends Among Older Adults.” We hear from one of the witnesses, William Stauffer, Executive Director o... Read more

Community, Services, and Support

Airs at: Mon, 01/08/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Community, Services, and Support. The Behavioral Health Resource Center in southwest Portland provides vital services to people in need. The Center only opened in December of 2022 though Multnomah County started the process to open the Ce... Read more

Public Health Approaches to Perinatal Substance Use

Airs at: Wed, 01/03/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Public Health Approaches to Perinatal Substance Use. The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials held a launch event December 19 to announce the release of a special issue o... Read more

Happily Even After

Airs at: Sun, 01/07/2024 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Jonah Paquette, PsyD, is a psychologist, author, and speaker who specializes in the science of well-being and emotional fitness. He is the author of four books including Happily Even After, Awestruck, The Happiness Toolbox, and Real Happiness. Jonah’s writing aims to provi... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving on 12/28/23

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa's guests are Malcolm and Mirabai Hoover from Black Futures Farm. Their mission is to heal the connection between Black people and the land by cultivating a healthy place for the Black community to gather in joy. Find out more about them online here. Read more

Attitudes Exposed

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Prerna Gupta, contributing author to  Making the Unseen Visible: Science and the Contested Histories of Radiation Exposure—a newly released collection of essays. The editors of the volume, Jacob Darwin Hamblin and Linda Richards, are faculty at Oregon ... Read more

Off Track

Airs at: Wed, 12/27/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
In 2019, the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs issued a Ministerial Declaration on drugs, which laid down the main objectives of the international community in addressing the world drug situation for a 10-year period. The CND plans a mid-term review of that Declaration in 2... Read more

Getting On Track

Airs at: Wed, 12/20/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Getting On Track. In 2019, the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs issued a Ministerial Declaration on drugs, which laid down the main objectives of the international community in addressing the world drug situation for a 10-year period... Read more

Interview with Northwest VEG

Airs at: Fri, 12/22/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
  End the year right by listening to "That Vegan Show" as we learn about the influence NW Veg has had on the Portland Community for the last 20 years! Board President, Keith Iding, and former President, Peter Spendelow, join me to tell us all about NW Veg's work following ... Read more