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: 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: 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: 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.