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Should Doctors Be Using Their Smartphones In The Operating Room?

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2015

Do smartphones help or hinder healthcare professionals?

PBS Cancer Documentary Highlights Oregon Medical Breakthrough

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.

Program Helps Patients Communicate Their End-of-Life Wishes

OPB | Broadcast: June 11, 2014

WEDNESDAY: The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program helps patients design a plan for their end-of-life care.

OHSU Scientist Pushes Forward With Stem Cell Research

OPB | Broadcast: May 22, 2014

THURSDAY: Shoukhrat Mitalipov is one of the world's leading researchers on embryonic stem cells.

OHSU Explains 10 Accidental Primate Deaths

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 12, 2014

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.

OHSU Discovers Possible Treatment For Chemo-Induced Fatigue

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 18, 2013

WEDNESDAY: A recent study suggests a brain protein that regulates sleep and wakefulness could help reverse fatigue brought on by chemotherapy.

Brian Druker Talks About A Billion Research Dollars

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 25, 2013

We'll talk with cancer researcher Brian Druker about the surprise half billion dollar challenge from philanthropists Phil Knight and his wife Penny.

New Guidelines for Treating Oregon Health Plan Cancer Patients

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 14, 2013

We'll discuss the new guidelines adopted by the Health Evidence Review Commission that affect cancer patients on the Oregon Health Plan.

OHSU Researcher Criticizes Drug Prices

OPB | Broadcast: April 29, 2013

OHSU oncologist Brian Druker says cancer drugs are too expensive and are hurting the health care system.

End of Life Decisions

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 6, 2012

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.

Nursing Instructor Shortage

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2011

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?

Midwifery Controversy

OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2010

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?

New Genetic Therapy

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2009

Should people be able to make genetic alternations for generations to come?

Oregon Ventures

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 30, 2008

How does the current economic situation affect venture capital investment in Oregon?

Mind the Cap

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 29, 2008

How medical liability affecting both the price and the availability of health care around the state?

Living with a Brain Tumor

OPB | Broadcast: May 26, 2008

Do you know someone who was diagnosed with brain cancer?