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Shows tagged as: medicine
Mon, Apr 29 2013
OHSU oncologist Brian Druker says cancer drugs are too expensive and are hurting the health care system.
Fri, Jan 25 2013
Palliative care doctor and advocate Ira Byock is in Oregon to explain how we could be doing better caring for people at the end of their lives.
Mon, Oct 29 2012
A team of OHSU scientists has created a viable embryo with the genetic material from three different parents. We'll discuss the implications.
Thu, Sep 27 2012
Daniel Smith lives with clinical anxiety and he shares his experience in Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety.
Tue, Aug 14 2012
Drug shortages are leading some Oregon ambulances to resort to carrying expired medications.
Tue, May 15 2012
Former Portlander and bestselling author Rebecca Skloot joins us to talk about her book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
Thu, Mar 15 2012
Parents of a child with Down syndrome won $2.9 million in a "wrongful birth" lawsuit last week.
Mon, Jul 25 2011
The Alzheimer's Association International Conference just wrapped up in Paris. What stood out there — and what new directions are being explored in Alzheimer's research in general?
Tue, May 17 2011
What will two recent breakthroughs mean for the future of HIV/AIDS research?
Wed, Dec 15 2010
We talk to people affected by depression this winter season.
Wed, Aug 11 2010
How is the business of direct-to-consumer genetic testing changing the field of medicine and the way we live our lives?
Thu, Aug 6 2009
Is it wrong for corporations to profit from people being sick?
Wed, Jul 29 2009
Should employers be responsible for providing healthcare?
Mon, Jul 6 2009
What role does the money that patients pay and doctors earn play in the health care we all receive?
Tue, Jun 16 2009
What does it mean that naturopaths will now have the authority to prescribe a wider range of drugs?
Tue, Jan 6 2009
What will the Obama administration's health care plan mean for Oregon?
Tue, Dec 9 2008
The American College of Emergency Physicians is releasing a national emergency care report card. How's Oregon doing? And how do we compare to the rest of the country?
Wed, Oct 1 2008
What training should be required to be a homecare worker?
Tue, Aug 26 2008
How would the competing health care plans of presidential candidates John McCain and Barak Obama affect you?
Wed, Aug 20 2008
What's the best way to regulate medical marijuana usage?
Mon, Jul 21 2008
How is Oregon's doctor shortage impacting you?
Thu, Jun 19 2008
Should anabolic steroids be legal?
Mon, May 26 2008
Do you know someone who was diagnosed with brain cancer?
Fri, Apr 18 2008
How will the Iraq War change medicine?
Wed, Apr 2 2008
How do you navigate the intersection of culture, faith, medicine, and law?
Wed, Mar 5 2008
How do you want to spend your dying days?