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How To Get Foster Parents For Kids In The OYA

OPB |Oct. 28, 2014 12:15 p.m.

TUESDAY: The Oregon Youth Authority hopes to bring in more foster parents to care for some of the hardest kids to place — those who are in the criminal justice system already.

Atul Gawande Talks About "Being Mortal"

OPB |Oct. 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Surgeon and author Atul Gawande joins us at OPB with an audience to talk about his new book, "Being Mortal."

Catching Up With Editorial Cartoonist Jack Ohman

OPB |Sept. 29, 2014 12:45 p.m.

The Oregonian's former editorial cartoonist is now lambasting politicians in California, at the Sacramento Bee.

Listening Back To Ariel Gore On The End Of Eve

OPB |Sept. 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In her memoir, "The End of Eve," Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with honesty and humor.

News Roundtable: August 22, 2014

OPB |Aug. 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Oregon Insurance Commissioner Discusses Health Coverage

OPB |Aug. 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Laura Cali, Oregon's Insurance Commissioner, about last week's ruling on autism treatment, new rates for individual health plans, and more.

Some Doulas Offer Support During Abortions Or Miscarriages

OPB |Aug. 06, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: In addition to providing non-medical support to new moms, some doulas also assist women who miscarry or choose to terminate a pregnancy.

Bumps In The Road To Health Care Transformation

OPB |July 23, 2014 12:25 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Mental health treatment is a point of contention between Multnomah County and the CCO that serves Oregon's three most populous counties.

Conflicting Court Rulings On Federal Health Care Subsidies

OPB |July 23, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Two appeals courts were divided on the issue of whether states that had not set up their own health care exchanges can receive federal subsidies.

More Food Carts On The Way In Salem And Possibly Vancouver

OPB |July 17, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll learn more about efforts to regulate food carts in Salem and Vancouver, and what that will mean for businesses and consumers.

Medicare May Penalize Oregon Hospitals For Patient Injuries

OPB |July 02, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn more about Medicare's plan to penalize hospitals for high patient injury and infection rates.

U.S. Supreme Court Wraps With Hobby Lobby And Union Cases

OPB |June 30, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll analyze the much-anticipated Hobby Lobby case about contraceptive mandates and look back at the term with two law professors.

Cover Oregon Transitions To The Federal System

OPB |June 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll get a progress report on Oregon's switch over from the state's failed health insurance exchange website to the federal healthcare.gov.

Jackson County's New Health Clinic For Employees Only

OPB |June 16, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll learn about Jackson County's new health clinic for public employees, and what kind of savings officials are hoping for.

Healthcare News Update

OPB |June 10, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: We check in with The Lund Report's executive editor about Cover Oregon, hospital mergers, health insurance rates, and more.

How Can We Design A Better Hospital?

OPB |June 05, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Researcher Roger Ulrich is in Portland to meet with his research partners at Legacy Emanuel Hospital, as they launch studies about the effects of nature on health.

Local Veterans Experience Health Care Delays

OPB |June 02, 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.

Talking Business

OPB |June 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.

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

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. 

How Did Portland's Roads Get So Bad?

OPB |May 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick proposed a transportation user fee last week to help fix the city's roads.

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