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More Talk Radio on 06/18/12

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Mon, 06/18/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Occupy Providence Hospital Pool: People with disabilities organize to save a community resource

Host Cecil Prescod interviews Noah Dundas and Brian Crosby-Payne  about a grass roots effort to save the only warm water therapy pool in the Portland area.

In 1992  Dorothy Torgler, a foundational pillar for Providence Hospital, through a charitable contribution, made possible a therapy pool. It serves elderly and children, people with cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy, post-surgical patients, individuals with autism, and more. Warm water adaptive exercise programs help alleviate the pain of arthritis and increase range of motion for stroke patients, those recovering from injury, and those who are physically challenged by disabilities.

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 05/29/12

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Tue, 05/29/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Abe and Joe ponder the recent preponderance of religious misbehavior.

Some three centuries into the Age of Reason, there still seem to be an inordinate number of public clashes between the secular and the sacred. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is using the two-week runup to the 4th of July to stage something called the "Fortnight for Freedom," a nationwide campaign aimed at ensuring that the Catholic Church (and other institutions) can continue to exercise their religious liberty by denying their employees access to contraception and abortion.

Leader Dogs for the Blind

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 05/28/2012

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

You may have seen a monkey riding a unicycle, but have you ever seen a lion riding a bicycle?

28:00 minutes (25.63 MB)

Sounds of Awareness on 05/28/12

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Mon, 05/28/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Leader Dogs for the Blind

You may have seen a monkey riding a unicycle, but have you ever seen a lion riding a bicycle?

Mark Mansell, superintendent of the La Center Public Schools is a member of Lions International. He plans to ride his bicycle from Portland OR to Portland ME in an effort to raise money for Leader Dogs for the Blind.

Follow him at www.cyclingforleaderdogs.org

Forced Drugging of Children Focus of Rethinking Psychiatry Symposium

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Wed, 05/09/2012

 Hosted by Lisa Loving

 

58:30 minutes (53.56 MB)

Talk Radio on 05/09/12

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Wed, 05/09/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Forced Drugging of Children Focus of Rethinking Psychiatry Symposium May 11&12

The Rethinking Psychiatry Symposium is this weekend, featuring attorney Jim Gottstein, lectures, talks and panels, and a resource fair. Our guests this morning are Jim Gottstein and symposium founder Marcia Thompson, speaking on Psychotropic Drugs, Forced Medication, and Children -- which is a main focus of the symposium May 11 & 12 at the First Unitarian Church, 1101 SW 12th Ave., Portland. As a special Membership Drive gift we have copies of the groundbreaking book that inspired the symposium, Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker--call the number above and pledge to KBOO during Wednesday Talk Radio!

Children of Vietnam Veterans Health Alliance tell their stories

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Fri, 04/20/2012

Hosts Marvin Simmons and Bill Bires speak with members of the Children of Vietnam Veterans Health Alliance. The group is working to create a community of people who desire to find justice, answers and support for the generational victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin. It was founded by children of Vietnam Veterans to serve as a voice for the children of Vietnam Veterans including second and third generation victims of Agent Orange and Dioxin Exposures worldwide. The members of the group believe in empowering each other to hold the companies and governments responsible for causing devastation and suffering to our generations.

54:30 minutes (49.9 MB)

Morquio Syndrome

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 04/23/2012

 Hosted by Paul Van Dyck

 

25:19 minutes (23.18 MB)

Sounds of Awareness on 04/23/12

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 04/23/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Morquio Syndrome

Students at Central High School in Independence, Oregon have banded together to raise money to help their classmate, Mason Stokes, who has Morquio syndrome, an inherited, seriously physically deforming disease. We will learn how the students have accepted and befriended Mason and his family.

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