OPB |Jan. 12, 2015 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: Many of the predictions of personalized medicine have fallen flat since the human genome was sequenced in 2003. Are we really on the dawn of a new era in health care?
OPB |Nov. 06, 2014 12:45 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Oregon Health & Science University will lead a new study aiming to improve outcomes for victims of traumatic brain injury. Anybody is a potential subject, unless they opt out.
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.
OPB |May 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: Shoukhrat Mitalipov is one of the world's leading researchers on embryonic stem cells.
OPB |April 07, 2014 12:25 p.m.
MONDAY: A recent OHSU study found that raw data from trials differs from what's reported to medical professionals.
OPB |Feb. 12, 2014 12:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Oregon Health and Science University is taking heat from a national animal rights group for four incidents that resulted in the deaths of research primates.
OPB |Dec. 18, 2013 12:45 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: A recent study suggests a brain protein that regulates sleep and wakefulness could help reverse fatigue brought on by chemotherapy.
OPB |Sept. 25, 2013 12:40 p.m.
We'll talk with cancer researcher Brian Druker about the surprise half billion dollar challenge from philanthropists Phil Knight and his wife Penny.
Aug. 14, 2013 12:06 p.m.
We'll discuss the new guidelines adopted by the Health Evidence Review Commission that affect cancer patients on the Oregon Health Plan.
April 29, 2013 12:35 p.m.
OHSU oncologist Brian Druker says cancer drugs are too expensive and are hurting the health care system.
Jan. 06, 2012 9:06 a.m.
A new study looks at Oregon's registry for people who have made decisions ahead of time about what kind of medical treatment they want at the end of their lives.
Aug. 31, 2011 9:20 a.m.
Oregon is in line with the national trend threatening the nursing profession — a lack of instructors qualified to train new nurses. Will it affect patients?
July 27, 2010 9 a.m.
Should a woman be able to use a midwife for the delivery of a baby if she has previously had a caesarian or if she is delivering a twin or breech baby?
Sept. 01, 2009 9 a.m.
Should people be able to make genetic alternations for generations to come?
Oct. 30, 2008 midnight
How does the current economic situation affect venture capital investment in Oregon?
Sept. 29, 2008 midnight
How medical liability affecting both the price and the availability of health care around the state?
May 26, 2008 midnight
Do you know someone who was diagnosed with brain cancer?
No more results.
Call In: 888-665-5TOL (or 665-5865)
On Air: Monday - Friday, Noon - 1 p.m.
Thanks to our Sponsors:become a sponsor
From time to time, Think Out Loud heads to a different town in Oregon or Southwest Washington to find stories that go beyond the daily news. Visit the series here.
Point us in the direction of good guests, juicy topics, feisty conversations, and books, events, or news that might turn into Think Out Loud conversations.
Thanks to our Sponsorsbecome a sponsor
Funding Provided By
Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust
James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation
Dawn and Al Vermeulen
Ray and Marilyn Johnson