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Voices from the Edge on 12/24/09

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Thu, 12/24/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Are we any closer to real health care reform?

Are we any closer to real health care reform?

The U.S. Senate has set an 8 am vote on its health care reform bill. Senate Majority Harry Reid has secured his 60 votes, but at what cost to health care reform?

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 12/22/09

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Tue, 12/22/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

It's an end-of-the-year grab bag as Abe and Joe toss around a number of hot topics, and then hand them off to callers. On the docket are the health care 'reform' bill, a study from Citizen Soldier on the mental health of our soldiers, and a friendly note from a listener.

Sounds of Awareness on 12/28/09

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 12/28/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30pm

Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Dr. Blue Bickford and the Braille Project who return to Portland State University, teaching teachers of the blind.


 

Dietician Nancy Sullivan on diet and nutrition for people in hospice

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Radiozine
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Mon, 12/14/2009

 Health and Health Care Forum
 Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today, we'll hear Part Two of a two-part interview with dietician Nancy Sullivan who works with people in hospice.

27:03 minutes (24.77 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 11/24/09

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Tue, 11/24/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Jerry Flanagan of Consumer Watchdog joins Abe and Joe for a perusal of the health care legislation that has emerged from the House and that which should shortly be produced by the Senate. Surprise -- the insurance industry is going to get everything it wants, and the American people will get only a fraction of what they need.

With President Obama and the Congressional Democrats committed to passing some sort of health care bill -- regardless of whether it's worth a damn -- this is shaping up to be another in a long line of wasted opportunities. Once again, the guys with the gold are making the rules.

Sue Ammeter from the Washington Council of the Blind Advocacy Committee on discrimination against people with disabilities.

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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Mon, 11/23/2009

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Sue Ammeter who currently chairs the Washington Council of the Blind Advocacy Committee and the Health Issues Task Force. She formerly worked with the Human Rights Commissionand served as an ADA trainer. They discuss discrimination as it relates to people with disabilities.

28:01 minutes (25.66 MB)

Sounds of Awareness on 11/23/09

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 11/23/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Sue Ammeter who currently chairs the Washington Council of the Blind Advocacy Committee and the Health Issues Task Force. She formerly worked with the Human Rights Commission and served as an ADA trainer. They discuss discrimination as it relates to people with disabilities.

Voices from the Edge on 11/12/09

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Thu, 11/12/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Developing Portland's "real wealth" - a conversation about "caring economics"

There’s more ways of defining wealth than just dollars or private property. There’s the economic value of the health of families, communities and our planet – far more important indicators than those of our dominant market economy.

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