OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2017
After Portland Police officers use deadly force, they may now have weeks before they are required to make a statement. Also, ranchers are being compensated for wolf attacks that may never have happened. And peer support is becoming more common for mental health treatment as well as drug addiciton.
OPB | Broadcast: July 14, 2017
We discuss whether psychologists should be allowed to prescribe drugs, and hear from Portland Public Schools' board chair about their ongoing superintendent search. Also, our news roundtable takes up the week's big headlines.
OPB | Broadcast: July 11, 2017
A home security camera at a rental property stirs up legal issues. A reporter looks into climate change, dams and salmon. A Oregon bill reduces the penalties for drug possession. Also, we talk regional business news with Suzanne Stevens.
OPB | Broadcast: March 28, 2017
The latest local business news, a movement to extend reciprocity between states for concealed carry permits, grand jury transcripts in the Quanice Hayes case, and an in-depth look at how pharmaceutical companies set the prices for drugs.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 20, 2016
We're talking about: the armed occupation in Harney County, a new drug rehab facility in Sweet Home, a housing developer who donated property for a homeless shelter and the modern day resonance of "Moby Dick."
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 31, 2015
We listen back to one of our favorite interviews from the "At Home" series with three women living at an Oxford Home in Albany, Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 2, 2015
The state has put off implementing a new policy to discourage opioids and encourage alternative therapies for Oregon Health Plan patients with back pain.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 8, 2015
Researchers at Portland State University say they may have discovered a cure for one of the world's most severe public health problems.
OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2015
Meth is the top illicit drug used and trafficked in Oregon according to the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area's 2016 annual report.
OPB | Broadcast: April 1, 2015
The three-part PBS film "The Emperor of All Maladies" includes discussion of the cancer breakthrough drug Gleevec, developed by OHSU's Brian Druker.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 16, 2014
TUESDAY: Public health officials want to add a "Good Samaritan" provision to a law allowing lay people to administer a drug that can reverse an opiate overdose.
OPB | Broadcast: May 22, 2014
THURSDAY: Patients using Oregon and Washington's Death with Dignity laws want access to a drug that's currently tied up in a global political struggle over the death penalty.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 13, 2014
MONDAY: The American Civil Liberties Union and the state of Oregon are challenging the federal government's attempt to access data in the state's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 9, 2013
MONDAY: A Harrisburg woman alleges side effects from a smoking cessation drug caused her husband to murder their 13-year-old son before committing suicide himself.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 31, 2013
THURSDAY: Since a new law went into effect this summer, more than 400 laypeople have been trained to administer naloxone to revive someone after an opiate overdose.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 3, 2013
Prescription drug abuse is on the rise in Jackson County, and health care professionals are trying to figure out how to stop it.
OPB | Broadcast: July 9, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report a dramatic increase in prescription drug overdoses, especially among women.
OPB | Broadcast: June 24, 2013
For more than a year, senior investigative reporter for The Oregonian, Les Zaitz, followed the impact of Mexican drug cartels in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: March 26, 2013
Crime is on the rise in Medford, Oregon. Some say increases in drug use and drug trafficking are the biggest causes.