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EarthFix's Jes Burns fills us in on wildlife competing for water and resources in the Klamath basin. Then we learn about an effort to get health care to migrant workers. And an OSU researcher talks "exceptional" longevity.
Paramedics train in defensive tactics after attacks from people in mental health crises. A Washington reporter focuses on the local impact of climate change. A new survey reveals trans and nonbinary youth need better medical care.
A new program helps women transition to a life after incarceration. A cult classic ambient album that was recorded in 1975 has been re-released. And a new study compares medical care access of patients with private health insurance and those with Medicaid.
We hear about rural health care, what it's like growing up in a "company town," and a new curriculum highlighting African-American history in Portland.
Some people found criminally insane in Oregon attack again when released from care. Central Oregon hospitals work to improve transgender healthcare. And, we talk to two young people who won national recognition for their scientific inventions.
Lawmakers are looking at government employee health care as a way of cutting costs. Eric Cain joins us to discuss his 30-year career with OPB. And we discuss other big news of the week.
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We talk about some big stories with our news roundtable, hear about a recently resurfaced Woody Guthrie song about the Vanport flood, and learn about some of unique challenges in administering healthcare in rural areas.
President Obama will hold a press conference today at noon. Topics will include Russian relations, Edward Snowden and the state of the economy. We'll have reactions to the speech with our News Roundtable immediately following the press conference.
Results for OPB
Lawmakers in Washington D.C. put forward legislation last week that would allow federal benefits to continue for people booked into jail, where the vast majority of inmates are awaiting trial.
The health insurance open enrollment season opens this week.
Oregon's trouble with health insurance exchanges could be over. Enrollment at healthcare.gov opened this weekend and so far, it appears to be running smoothly.
When homeless people are housed, the cost of their health care drops by 55 percent.