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Social History of Abortion in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  During the century that preceded Roe v Wade in 1973, abortion was illegal in Oregon. Even so, women consistently sought and obtained abortions, including from licensed physicians. But whether the practice was officially tolerated or suppressed fluctuated significantly ov... Read more

The Harm Reduction Gap

Airs at: Wed, 01/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: The Harm Reduction Gap. Sheila Vakharia, PhD, MSW, Deputy Director of the Department of Research and Academic Engagement at the Drug Policy Alliance joins host Doug McVay to talk about her new book, The Harm Reduction Gap: Helping Indi... Read more

Fumes in Focus: Visualizing Air Pollution from Gas Stoves

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Lawmakers and advocates have called upon Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to launch an investigation into NW Natural for misleading consumers about the health impacts from gas. In their letter to Rosenblum they detail how NW Natural has taken a leaf from the tobacco ... Read more

Aging, Stigma, and Recovery

Airs at: Wed, 01/10/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Aging, Stigma, and Recovery. The US Senate Committee on Aging held a hearing recently entitled “Understanding a Growing Crisis: Substance Use Trends Among Older Adults.” We hear from one of the witnesses, William Stauffer, Executive Director o... Read more

Community, Services, and Support

Airs at: Mon, 01/08/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Community, Services, and Support. The Behavioral Health Resource Center in southwest Portland provides vital services to people in need. The Center only opened in December of 2022 though Multnomah County started the process to open the Ce... Read more

Public Health Approaches to Perinatal Substance Use

Airs at: Wed, 01/03/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Public Health Approaches to Perinatal Substance Use. The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials held a launch event December 19 to announce the release of a special issue o... Read more

Happily Even After

Airs at: Sun, 01/07/2024 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Jonah Paquette, PsyD, is a psychologist, author, and speaker who specializes in the science of well-being and emotional fitness. He is the author of four books including Happily Even After, Awestruck, The Happiness Toolbox, and Real Happiness. Jonah’s writing aims to provi... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving on 12/28/23

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa's guests are Malcolm and Mirabai Hoover from Black Futures Farm. Their mission is to heal the connection between Black people and the land by cultivating a healthy place for the Black community to gather in joy. Find out more about them online here. Read more

Attitudes Exposed

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Prerna Gupta, contributing author to  Making the Unseen Visible: Science and the Contested Histories of Radiation Exposure—a newly released collection of essays. The editors of the volume, Jacob Darwin Hamblin and Linda Richards, are faculty at Oregon ... Read more

Off Track

Airs at: Wed, 12/27/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
In 2019, the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs issued a Ministerial Declaration on drugs, which laid down the main objectives of the international community in addressing the world drug situation for a 10-year period. The CND plans a mid-term review of that Declaration in 2... Read more