OPB | July 02, 2014 12:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: We'll hear from OPB's reporter Kristian Foden-Vencil about the compromise negotiated by Governor John Kitzhaber to help reduce medical malpractice lawsuits.
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 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: Shoukhrat Mitalipov is one of the world's leading researchers on embryonic stem cells.
OPB | May 16, 2014 12:50 p.m.
FRIDAY: Rochester High School's coach has come under fire for not pulling the young pitcher out of the 15-inning game earlier.
OPB | Jan. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.
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 | Jan. 09, 2014 12:50 p.m.
THURSDAY: A daily pill to prevent HIV infection has been on the market since 2012. So why aren't more people taking it?
OPB | Dec. 09, 2013 12:40 p.m.
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 | Nov. 04, 2013 12:30 p.m.
MONDAY: A case before the Oregon Supreme Court challenges whether the state has the right to vaccinate children who are under the state's care because of parental neglect or abuse.
OPB | Oct. 31, 2013 12:40 p.m.
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.
Aug. 07, 2013 12:30 p.m.
In an effort to fight off overdiagnosis and overtreatment, a group of cancer researches suggests removing the word cancer from the names of some tumors.
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