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Show 151
We'll talk to an OHSU researcher who thinks the secrets to battling some diseases and locating new biofuels can be found deep out at sea; listen in about promising research to combat the worldwide epidemic of AIDS; and we'll discuss about who should consider surgery as an option for obesity and hear from a patient who made that choice.

Show 150
We’ll explain how to determine the best emergency medical treatments when all of your study participants are unable to give consent; plus, we’ll discuss the controversy surrounding vaccines and OHSU's efforts to improve vaccines even further.

Show 149
We'll learn about amazing advances to combat stroke, a disease that pits patients and doctors in a race against the clock; hear about some very special staff at OHSU who want to keep you healthy and out of the doctor's office; listen in on efforts to make C-section births less common and therefore less dramatic for moms; and we'll have a health expert in to talk about a common issue faced by aging women.

Show 148
This show has a lot of heart: OHSU experts tell you about a heart valve operation that doesn't require open heart surgery; we'll talk about the causes and treatments of arrhythmias; find out more about the many causes and treatments for heart failure; and what new system is in place at OHSU to keep heart patients from having to make repeat trips to the hospital.

Show 147
We’ll tell you about efforts at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital to ease patient pain; a family health expert joins us to talk about home health remedies; and we’ll hear from fertility experts and patients about helping couples fulfill their family wishes.

Show 146
Now that the supreme court has ruled, we can start talking about what healthcare reform means to patients; Dr. Brian Shaffer, a perinatologist, joins us to discuss OHSU's efforts to track and improve a baby's health before being born; and we'll talk with the one and only Dr. Oz about his recent visit to the rose city.

Show 145
Coming up on this week's edition of The OHSU Effect: Inside Health & Science on KXL Radio… Summertime can be three months of fun for your kids. It's also the time of year when childhood injuries spike. A safety expert from Doernbecher joins us to talk about preventing everything from minor injuries to tragedies. We'll talk about the many ways that regular health checkups can save or lengthen your lives. And if you think you are good at multitasking…think again. We'll explain why.

Show 144
Dr. Rick W. Fraunfelder joins us to discuss aging eyes; listen in to Dr. David M. Lee and Mary B. Zelinski discuss how to preserve fertility in cancer survivors; and Dr. Anna A. Bar will be joining us to discuss new cosmetic treatments.

Show 143
We'll meet a researcher at OHSU concerned about a form a natural pollution in our waterways; we'll learn about a new breakthrough that explains why no two children with ADHD are alike; if you’re planning a big trip out of the country, we'll tell you about the health precautions you should take and when; and an expert on exercise and nutrition tells us about the science behind eating and staying healthy.

Show 142
We’ll tell you about efforts at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital to ease patient pain; a family health expert joins us to talk about home health remedies; and we’ll hear from fertility experts and patients about helping couples fulfill their family wishes.

Show 141
We'll tell you about new technologies connecting patients to doctors up and down the I-5 corridor; shield your eyes from sun damage and find out about the kinds of sunglasses that provide the best protection; and we'll talk to an OHSU expert about warning signs, prevention and treatments.

Show 140
Dr. Fryer, an OHSU researcher developing new treatments for asthma teams up with her husband OHSU pulmonologist David Jacoby to talk about the current and future treatments that will help asthma suffers breath a bit easier; Dr. Diana Rinkevich, director of the Heart Disease in Women Program at OHSU joins us to talk about how heart disease remains a leading cause of illness and death for Northwest women; Drs. Holger Link and Kyle Johnson of the OHSU Sleep Disorders Program join us to talk about sleep.

Show 139
We're dedicating the whole hour to the battle against cancer; we'll hear about OHSU's approach to personalized cancer treatment…because no two patients are alike; for those battling cancer, you'll hear about new methods being employed to help patients navigate the system and their illness; and finally, we'll talk about the use of yoga and meditation to combat both the physical and mental impacts of the disease.

Show 138
OHSU’s hoarding expert, Dr. James Hancey, will talk about the reasons why people hoard and what can be done to help them and Dr. Eric Orwoll will give you some insight into how medical breakthroughs take place and how you can be an active participant.

Show 137
We'll talk to an OHSU researcher who thinks the secrets to battling some diseases and locating new biofuels can be found deep out at sea; listen in about promising research to combat the worldwide epidemic of AIDS; and we'll discuss about who should consider surgery as an option for obesity and hear from a patient who made that choice.

Show 136
They are some of the most important people in the hospital for patients and families in great need, but they aren't doctors or nurses; OHSU is here to help you with beginning a family by assisting with fertility issues; we’ll give you an insider perspective on an important but rarely discussed aspect of medical education, body donation; and we’ll talk about a women's health issue many women are afraid to discuss.

Show 135
Dr. Tomasz M. Beer, one of our top doctors from the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, joins us to discuss his book on searching for new cancer treatments, how the next breakthrough might come about and what it might be; and Dr. Hans Carlson talks about back pain, when you should see a doctor and if surgery is always the answer.

Show 134
We'll learn about amazing advances to combat stroke, a disease that pits patients and doctors in a race against the clock; hear about some very special staff at OHSU who want to keep you healthy and out of the doctor's office; listen in on efforts to make C-section births less common and therefore less dramatic for moms; and we'll have a health expert in to talk about a common issue faced by aging women.

Show 133
Learn why some of us are more likely to have alcohol issues than others; hear about a new approach to help expectant moms prepare for a new addition to the family; and we'll talk about a form of cancer that's on the rise and what OHSU is doing to stop it.

Show 132
We'll meet a researcher at OHSU concerned about a form a natural pollution in our waterways; we'll learn about a new breakthrough that explains why no two children with ADHD are alike; if you’re planning a big trip out of the country, we'll tell you about the health precautions you should take and when; and an expert on exercise and nutrition tells us about the science behind eating and staying healthy.

Show 131
This week’s edition of The OHSU Effect: Inside Health & Science is all about the heart. Drs. Albert Starr and Sanjiv Kaul join us for the entire hour to talk about a variety of topics including the latest cardiac treatments and preventing heart disease.

Show 130
OHSU’s hoarding expert, Dr. James Hancey, will talk about the reasons why people hoard and what can be done to help them and Dr. Eric Orwoll will give you some insight into how medical breakthroughs take place and how you can be an active participant.

Show 129
We'll hear about some eye opening research that shows how mental health professionals are prescribing medications with only limited information; we'll talk about the role that a person's diet plays in combating cancer; and what do you know about OHSU's primate center? We'll talk to the OHSU employee who gives tours and answers all the tough questions.

Show 128
Allergy season is coming and OHSU has an expert with advice on getting through the sneezing season; we’ll hear about a unique research project at OHSU that teaches families about health studies while allowing them to take part; and listen in to find out more about green initiatives in the OHSU cafeterias.

Show 127
Dr. Rick W. Fraunfelder joins us to discuss aging eyes; listen in to Dr. David M. Lee and Mary B. Zelinski discuss how to preserve fertility in cancer survivors; and Dr. Anna A. Bar will be joining us to discuss new cosmetic treatments.

Show 126
Prescriptions have saved lives and improved them...but they can be dangerous if used incorrectly or if they fall into the wrong hands; one of our researchers explains what makes women more susceptible to some infectious diseases; and if bullying is an issue for your child, we’ll help you find out if that is the case and we'll provide parents with tips to combat the impacts and halt the harassment.

Show 125
This week’s edition of The OHSU Effect: Inside Health & Science is all about the heart. Drs. Albert Starr and Sanjiv Kaul join us for the entire hour to talk about a variety of topics including the latest cardiac treatments and preventing heart disease.

Show 124
Dr. Tomasz M. Beer, one of our top doctors from the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, joins us to discuss his book on searching for new cancer treatments, how the next breakthrough might come about and what it might be; and Dr. Hans Carlson talks about back pain, when you should see a doctor and if surgery is always the answer.

Show 123
We’re taking a road trip to find out how OHSU teams up with doctors across the state to help other communities; an OHSU international expert joins us to discuss how winter depression could be getting you down; and an expert pediatric dentist joins us with tips on how to brush away your children’s dental fears.

Show 122
An OHSU expert on family planning joins us; we’ll discuss what integrated medicine is and why it's so important to so many Oregonians; learn how robots are helping us battle cancer; and the Portland Aerial Tram is 5.

Show 121
Two OHSU experts join us to talk about their efforts to stop suffering; an expert on child abuse joins us to talk about the warning signs of abuse; and we’ll preview OHSU’s Brain Awareness Season.

Show 120
Kurt Freeman Ph.D., Director of the Behavioral Pediatrics Treatment Program at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital, discusses behavioral health care for children; OHSU Cardiologist Dr. Seshadri Balaji fills us in on how do doctors determine if you have a healthy heart; Dr. Bruce Wolfe talks about who should consider a surgical approach to obesity and why; and Jan Van Santen talks about a new tactic under development which would detect the disease at an earlier stage.

Show 119
The researcher behind OHSU’s latest stem cell breakthrough - Dr. Shoukhrat Mitalipov - explains how two cute monkeys will help advance stem cell treatments; we’ll learn the role that some very smart dummies play in teaching future doctors and nurses; and we'll hear about the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s efforts to help teens fight cancer while maintaining a positive outlook on life.

Show 118
Prescriptions have saved lives and improved them...but they can be dangerous if used incorrectly or if they fall into the wrong hands; one of our researchers explains what makes women more susceptible to some infectious diseases; and if bullying is an issue for your child, we’ll help you find out if that is the case and we'll provide parents with tips to combat the impacts and halt the harassment.

Show 117
This week's program is a compilation of segments from past shows

Show 116
Parenting expert Aaron Tabacco joins us for discussion about ADHD and some advice for parents raising kids who are combating the disorder; OHSU hearing expert Billy Martin tells us why hearing loss may be a major issue in the future for today's teens; Danette Haynes, one of our stress experts, discusses easy ways to offload some of that seasonal holiday tension; and Doernbecher Children's Hospital physician Dawn Nolt joins us to talk shots.

Show 115
Tune in to find out how staff and Oregonians alike work overtime to make the holidays brighter for kids who are in the hospital; don’t fear those irresistible holiday foods by finding out if your longtime stomach problems may be something worth seeing a doctor about; Dr. Chuck Kilo talks about the major changes in healthcare; and an expert on car seat safety joins us to discuss protecting your child just in time for that car trip to grandmother’s house.

Show 114
Kurt Freeman Ph.D., Director of the Behavioral Pediatrics Treatment Program at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital, discusses behavioral health care for children; OHSU Cardiologist Dr. Seshadri Balaji fills us in on how do doctors determine if you have a healthy heart; Dr. Bruce Wolfe talks about who should consider a surgical approach to obesity and why; and Jan Van Santen talks about a new tactic under development which would detect the disease at an earlier stage.

Show 113
Medical director Dr. Zane Horowitz and the Oregon Poison Center at OHSU tells us how to make our homes a safer place for kids; OHSU Cardiologist Dr. Seshadri Balaji fills us in on how do doctors determine if you have a healthy heart; Dr. Danette Hayes gives us tips on how to decrease the tension so you can increase your year-end cheer; and Dr. Charlie Springer tells us how OHSU’s advances are revealing hidden mysteries in the body without the use of a scalpel and how it may improve diagnoses and limit unnecessary surgeries.

Show 112
Dr. Tom Yackel tells us why your smart phone just got a little bit smarter when it comes to managing your health; OHSU researcher Dr. Joel Nigg will drop by to tell us why the mysterious cause of ADHD may be in our environment; we’ll hear from two of the university’s best experts on parenting kids with ADHD, Aaron Tabacco and Kurt Freeman, about raising a healthier, happier child; hear from OHSU Doernbecher expert Dr. Natasha Polensek how to make sure your kids are eating right.

Show 111
OHSU Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute researcher Dr. Louis Picker talks about his recent AIDS breakthrough and the chance of a vaccine in the next decade; OHSU neurologist Dr. Alex Stevens talks about improving one’s memory; Drs. Wayne Clark and Miles Ellenby talk about connecting OHSU experts to the rest of the state through high-tech; and Drs. Henryk Urbanski and Elizabeth Eckstrom will be talking about healthy aging.

Show 110
Nursing expert Mary Naylor, who is visiting us from the University of Pennsylvania, tells us why nurses at OHSU and elsewhere will play a major role in caring for us after retirement; find out from OHSU’s Dr. Jonathan Lindner what microbubbles are and how these smart little guys may be able to diagnose your heart disease before it becomes a major problem; Helane Wahbeh discusses her research in treating post-traumatic Stress Disorder with mindful meditation; hear how chefs in health centers like OHSU are no longer serving your grandfather’s hospital food.

Show 109
BodyWorlds & the Brain Creative Director Angelina Whalley tells us all about the exhibit and what future visitors have in store at OMSI; hearing expert, Dr. Billy Martin tells us how loud is too loud and offers advice to ensure that loud music doesn’t impair your teen’s hearing; and an inside look at a program that pairs Doernbecher patients with Nike designers to develop amazing shoes that provide kicks for sick kids on the mend.

Show 108
Dr. Grace Tran of OHSU’s Casey Eye Institute will talk about one of the serious side-effects of aging: vision loss; Dr. Tina Kaufman is an expert in preventative cardiology and she will discuss motivating your spouse to stay healthy; Dr. Albert Starr, co-inventor of the Starr-Edwards heart valve, will be on the show to talk about his amazing work and what lies ahead in regards to healing unhealthy hearts.

Show 107
Aaron Tobacco discusses treating ADHD as a family affair and how he also sees a key role for fathers raising an ADHD child; Dr. Andrew Ahmann talks about what is being done to keep diabetes in check; Casey Eye Institute Dr. William Mathers talks about the benefits and risks of LASIK; Dr. Dawn Nolt tells parents all they need to know about vaccinations.

Show 106
The leader of OMSI and the leader of the world-class OHSU Brain Institute describe what you'll see and learn about your amazing brain in the upcoming exhibit; Dr. Stenzel-Poore talks about recent breakthroughs in brain science and how science can more quickly turn brain discoveries into real treatments for Alzheimerís and other brain-related disorders; Dr. Burchiel was a pioneer of an extraordinary surgical technique that can combat the tremors associated with Parkinsonís and other brain disorders. Hear how it works from Dr. Burchiel and OHSU patient, Kirk McFarland, whose life was changed by this brain breakthrough; and OHSU neurologist Larry Sherman explains how music works with the brain and why music plays such an important role in our lives.

Show 105
Dr. Fryer, an OHSU researcher developing new treatments for asthma teams up with her husband OHSU pulmonologist David Jacoby to talk about the current and future treatments that will help asthma suffers breath a bit easier; Dr. Diana Rinkevich, director of the Heart Disease in Women Program at OHSU joins us to talk about how heart disease remains a leading cause of illness and death for Northwest women; Drs. Holger Link and Kyle Johnson of the OHSU Sleep Disorders Program join us to talk about sleep.

Show 104
Dr. Quinn will talk about the latest advancements in diagnosing and treating Alzheimer’s and dementia; Dr. Tolle will offer advice on having important discussions with aging parents about their health care needs and plans; Kayt Zundel will tell us about the risky activities the cause the majority of head injuries in kids; and Dr. Stadler will offer parents advice on packing a healthy lunch.

Show 103
Dr. Berman will talk about toxins that Oregonians may come into contact with in everyday life; Carol L. Howe and Dr. Aaron B. Caughey will discuss the many birthing options available for expectant moms today, including vaginal breech delivery and vaginal delivery after cesarean; and Dr. Pollock will talk about the many advancements in imaging, including improvements that help reduce anxieties in patients young and old.

Show 102
Carol Marquez, M.D. discusses breast cancer leading up to the "Race for a Cure," Daniel Marks, M.D., Ph.D. talks about the growing problem of childhood obesity, and Kent Thornburg, Ph.D. discusses Developmental Originals of Health and Disease.

Show 101
Segments include an introduction to the radio show by OHSU President Joe Robertson, M.D., M.B.A., discussion of Oregon's obesity epidemic with John Purnell, M.D., fall sports and risks of sports injuries with James Chesnutt, M.D., and Ann Stout, M.D. talks about pediatric vision correction.