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Program Helps Patients Communicate Their End-of-Life Wishes

OPB | June 11, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program helps patients design a plan for their end-of-life care.

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Oregon Has the Lowest Percentage of Prisoners Serving Maximum Sentences

OPB | June 5, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: A study by The Pew Charitable Trusts found that less than half a percent of state prisoners serve their maximum sentence.

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Local Veterans Experience Health Care Delays

OPB | June 2, 2014 12:35 p.m.

MONDAY: In the wake of the national VA scandal, we'll find out what Oregon veterans think of their health care.

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How Does Defensive Medicine Affect Health Care Costs?

OPB | May 28, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll explore the idea of defensive medicine, procedures that doctors order for patients out of a fear of malpractice lawsuits — not because they're medically necessary. 

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OSU Group Wants To Promote Healthy Masculinity

OPB | May 16, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: An OSU men's program hopes to promotes healthy, responsible masculine identities, and educate men about sexual violence.

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Oregon Same-Sex Marriage Case Is Back In Court Today

OPB | May 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Judge Michael McShane ruled today on the National Organization for Marriage's motion to intervene in the case.

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Talking Business

OPB | May 13, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.

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Primary Election Preview

OPB | May 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Jim Moore, Director of the Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation at Pacific University, speaks about some of the races in the upcoming primary.