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.
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."
OPB |Sept. 29, 2014 12:45 p.m.
The Oregonian's former editorial cartoonist is now lambasting politicians in California, at the Sacramento Bee.
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.
OPB |Aug. 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OPB |June 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.
MONDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.
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.
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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