Today we hear an installment of "Health...and Health Care Forum" from Oregon’s Willamette Valley KBOO contingent. Host Roberta Hall speaks with Shelley Reese, an emergency room nurse, about her personal experience with healthcare and some general issues about healthcare reform.
Roberta Hall hosts another installment of Health and Health Care Forum. Her guest is Melissa Cheyney, academic, researcher and certified midwife, who serves on an Oregon State panel on midwifery. She discusses midwifery as a practitioner and from the perspective of evolutionary medicine.
Host Roberta Hall interviews Maye Thompson, who directs the Environmental Health Program for Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility. She talks about pesticides that farm workers are exposed to and chemicals such as bisphenol-A and phthalates that are in household products and the campaign against them.
Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Chunhuei Chi, who is from Taiwan. He talks about economic disparities and other social issues that make health in a society worse and about ways that health care can be restructured. He has advised the Taiwanese government as it developed, and later restructured, its national health plan.
Host Roberta Hall interviews Ann Zukoski and Karen Keon, of the Health Equity Alliance. They talk about what Health Equity means and how looking at health problems and social problems through a health-equity-lens could help Americans make positive adjustments in our social system.
Host Roberta Hall with the Health and Health Care Forum speaks with Virginia Shapiro, D.C., and Dan Shapiro who offer integrative health care at Holistic Chiropractic Care in Corvallis, Oregon--they discuss their background and philosophy, and issues with health care reform today.
Host Roberta Hall, a member of Alternatives to War and the Rural Organizing Project (RPO), covers a presentation by Dan Leahy a friend of RPO and former professor at Evergreen College. Leahy talks about economic and progressive social issues at an RPO forum called "Building a People's Economy."
Today we hear Health and Healthcare Forum with host Roberta Hall. Her guest is Nadine Grzeskowiak, who describes herself as a gluten-free RN. She practices throughout Oregon and focuses on the education, research and counseling of clients who struggle with gluten-related disorders.
Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Chinh Le, a Vietnamese-born, American-trained pediatrician, who worked with the CDC and Vietnamese health leaders to design programs for HIV prevention and advocacy in Vietnam. He lives in Corvallis and works part time at the Benton County Health Clinic.
For Health and Healthcare Forum Roberta Hall presents a panel discussion on "Nutritional Medicine in Psychiatry."
Participants are: Chris Foulke, Peer, Nutritional Educator Stephen Lawson, Newsletter Editor, Linus Pauling Inst., OSU Marcia Liberatore, MD PC, Corvallis Integral Medicine Eva Edelman, Nutritionist & Outstanding Author of Natural Healing for Bipolar Disorder and Natural Healing for Schizophrenia
Rob Dietz, the director of the Center for the Advancement of a Steady State Economy, spoke on achieving a steady-state econmy on May 12th at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. His talk was recorded and produced by Roberta Hall, host of Health and Healthcare Forum. According to Dietz, in a steady-state economy, energy and resource use are reduced to a level that is within ecological limits and the goal of maximizing GDP is replaced by the goal of maximizing quality of life.
Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Joan Gross, Professor of Anthropology at Oregon State University. She studied linguistic and cultural anthropology. She now works in the area of food, hunger and food culture in the Willamette Valley.
Roberta Hall hosts Navajo elder Perry Charley, Program Manager at the Uranium Education Program of the Dine Environmental Institute at Dine College in New Mexico. He talks about the effects of uranium mining on the Navajo people and issues of environmental justice.
Roberta Hall hosts a conversation with David Meade: 'A Tribute to Good Health!! ' David is 90 years old. They discuss his work with the Chicago Daily News in the 1960s -- that took him to conferences all over the world-- and his growing understanding of US militarism, and his movement toward working toward peace......... and they talk about his health -- both spiritual and physical. A VERY UNUSUAL AND INTERESTING PROGRAM, WITH A KBOO LISTENER and member from Philomath, Oregon.........!
Today's Healthwatch features a special hour-long Health and Health Care Forum program hosted by Roberta Hall.
She speaks with Dr. Chinh Le, a Corvallis pediatrician, and Terrence Killian, a manager and social worker at the Children's Farm Home, about 'developmental trauma' and how domestic violence during early life affects children and adults----and strategies to prevent it and to treat it.
Health and Health Care Forum produced by Roberta Hall.
This special hour-long edition features talks by two distinguished physicians and scholars who toured Oregon recently speaking about health care reform.
Marcia Angell, M.D. is a physician, author, and the first woman to serve as editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine. She currently is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Arnold Seymour Relman M.D. is a professor of medicine, social medicine and emeritus at Harvard Medical School. He is a former editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (1977–91) and writes extensively on medical publishing and reform of the U.S. health care system.
Her guest is Vern Saboe, a chiropractor who is a member of Oregon's Health System Transformation Team, a group of 45 people from all aspects of health and health care and bi-partisan lawmakers. The group was charged with developing a plan to improve the health delivery system for Oregon Health Plan and Medicaid clients. He will talk about rules affecting Complementary and Alternative practitioners. Public comment on these rules ends on July 22nd.
Health and Health Care Forum, Hosted by Roberta Hall.
In this segment, we hear Marie Long, a neurosurgeon who did volunteer medical work at Tribuvan Hospital, Nepal, and developed a project to prevent neurological diseases that have afflicted some Nepali people.
Health and Health Care Forum, Hosted by Roberta Hall
Today's guest is Nancy Sullivan, a registered dietitian who uses nontraditional methods to understand and help clients with gastrointestinal problems. In this conversation we talk about difficulties in interpreting symptoms and problems that can arise with fad diets and with additives in commercially prepared foods.