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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.

Agriculture | Books | Food | Health | 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.

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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.  

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News Roundtable | Lead Paint At Portland School | 'The Jungle'

OPB | June 3, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable kicks around some of the big stories of the week. A former Alameda parent says Portland Public Schools was slow to respond to lead paint contamination at her son's school. We talk to a Seattle reporter about an enormous homeless camp there.

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Living With HIV For 30 Years

OPB | May 24, 2016 noon

Kevin Howard was diagnosed with HIV in 1985. He thought he'd be dead in two years.

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

The Archive Project - March 23, 2016

OPB | March 23, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, food journalist and author Mark Bittman contrasts nutrition with “nonfood” and calls added sugar “the tobacco of the twenty-first century.”

Health | Think Out Loud

Oregon Could Go Back To State-Based Health Exchange

OPB | Dec. 17, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Costs will go up if Oregon sticks with the federally run healthcare.gov. So, the state is exploring other options.

Health | Think Out Loud

Should A Minor Be Allowed To Refuse Life-Saving Care?

OPB | Nov. 10, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Isolde Raftery shares a story of a young Jehovah's Witness in Washington state who was allowed to refuse a life-saving blood transfusion.