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Health | Books | Science | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Siddhartha Mukherjee

OPB | May 24, 2017 9 p.m.

Tonight, Siddhartha Mukherjee recounts the history of genetic science and discovery, and explores the implications of modern genetic research. 

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News Roundtable | Guns And Public Health

OPB | April 20, 2017 noon | Portland

Is it helpful to frame the gun debate as a public health problem? Also, our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest news topics of the week.

Health | Politics | local | News | Think Out Loud

Oregon's Death With Dignity Law More Widely Used But Some Physicians Still Skeptical

OPB | April 6, 2017 1 p.m.

A new study finds use of Oregon's Death with Dignity law has spiked in recent years.

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Oregon Students Have Until Feb. 15 To Be Vaccinated

OPB | Feb. 14, 2017 4:14 p.m. | Portland

Wednesday is the deadline for parents of Oregon students to get their children vaccinated.

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Seattle Safe Injection Sites | Umatilla County Sheriff | Gresham Mayor

OPB | Feb. 7, 2017 noon

Seattle approves legal injection sites for heroin users. The Umatilla County Sheriff is taking care of 200 neglected cows. And we talk to the Gresham Mayor who has been in office for 11 years.

Health | Nation | News | Think Out Loud

Heath Care Under Trump | Gay Conversion Therapy | Stranded Russian Spies

OPB | Nov. 16, 2016 noon

We discuss possible changes to Oregon's Medicaid system in a Trump presidency, Garrard Conley shares his experience in gay conversion therapy, and we learn about a pair of former Russian spies now stranded in Oregon.

Health | Books | Food | Agriculture | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Michael Pollan

OPB | Oct. 12, 2016 9 p.m.

Journalist Michael Pollan discusses nutritionalism, health experts, and America’s unhealthy obsession with being healthy.

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Beaverton 8th-Grader's Project Wows At Google Science Fair

OPB | Oct. 10, 2016 2:27 p.m. | Portland

Anushka Naiknaware won the LEGO Education Builder Award in the 2016 Google Science Fair with her "smart wound care" project. She is this year's youngest winner.

NW Life | local | Election | Health | News | Economy | Think Out Loud

Portland Retiree Says He's 'Lucky' To Have Achieved The American Dream

OPB | Sept. 21, 2016 noon

Retiree Dennis Goode says he was lucky to be able to achieve his American Dream. He doesn't think his kids or grandkids will necessarily be so lucky.

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PPS Superintendent Didn't Ask For Results Of Lead Tests

OPB | June 10, 2016 noon

Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith says even though she knew lead testing was taking place at a Portland school, she never asked to see the results of those tests.