Community Forum Series http://wrvo.org en The heroin epidemic: how it's impacting upstate New York http://wrvo.org/post/heroin-epidemic-how-its-impacting-upstate-new-york <p><strong>This forum aired on Sunday, July 20 at 7 p.m. </strong></p><p></p><p>Heroin is the latest illegal drug to become a scourge on communities in upstate New York and throughout the nation -- and it feels like it happened overnight.</p><p>What is causing this rise in heroin abuse? In part in can be linked to widespread abuse of painkillers and an effort to clamp down on them. Who is using it and how does it affect those who use it? Whether it's actor Philip Seymour Hoffman or SUNY Oswego students, heroin is impacting a wide range of socioeconomic groups.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:31:21 +0000 Leah Landry 58015 at http://wrvo.org The heroin epidemic: how it's impacting upstate New York Creating healthy habits for children http://wrvo.org/post/creating-healthy-habits-children <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Everyone from doctors to educators to first lady Michelle Obama seems to be concerned about the nutrition and physical activity children in this country are getting. A recent </span>WRVO<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> community health forum asked a panel of regional experts about what is being done and what should be done to improve the diet and fitness of the children in central and northern New York.</span></p><p>A startling statistic captures why there is such concern across the country about childhood obesity rates.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 10:01:00 +0000 Catherine Loper 57258 at http://wrvo.org Creating healthy habits for children Health forum: childhood nutrition and physical fitness http://wrvo.org/post/health-forum-childhood-nutrition-and-physical-fitness <p></p><p><strong>This forum will air on Sunday, June 15 at 7 p.m. on WRVO. Listen locally <a href="http://wrvo.org/about-wrvo-public-media">on your radio</a>, <a href="http://wrvo.org/mobile-streaming">on your smart phone or tablet device</a>, or <a href="http://wrvo.org/player">online</a>.</strong></p><p>Keeping children healthy sounds like it's something that should be everyone's goal but <em>how</em> to keep America's youth healthy can be very controversial.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:12:54 +0000 WRVO 56821 at http://wrvo.org Health forum: childhood nutrition and physical fitness On air: Mental health care in upstate New York http://wrvo.org/post/air-mental-health-care-upstate-new-york <p><strong>This health forum broadcast on WRVO Sunday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m.</strong></p><p></p><p>The forum explored the current situation for mental health care particularly in upstate New York. What impact does the state government, federal programs like the Affordable Care Act, and non-profits have on mental health care in the community. We discuss the needs and future of mental health care in the region – and how government funding and the social, demographic and economic situation are changing both.</p><p></p><p><strong>Panelists:</strong></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 20:48:29 +0000 Catherine Loper 55315 at http://wrvo.org On air: Mental health care in upstate New York On air: health care for veterans & the military http://wrvo.org/post/air-health-care-veterans-military <p><strong>This health forum broadcast on WRVO Sunday, November 17 at 7 p.m.</strong></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:20:27 +0000 Catherine Loper 44276 at http://wrvo.org On air: health care for veterans & the military Health forum: government funding of health care in upstate New York http://wrvo.org/post/health-forum-government-funding-health-care-upstate-new-york <p><strong>Join us for the first in a series of community forums on health care.</strong></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 18:53:14 +0000 Catherine Loper 38772 at http://wrvo.org Health forum: government funding of health care in upstate New York Innovative Aging Symposium http://wrvo.org/post/innovative-aging-symposium <p><strong>Creating and Sustaining the Academic-Clinical-Business Partnerships that Drive Innovation for Aging in Place</strong></p><p>A panel discussion moderated by <strong>Catherine Loper,</strong> WRVO Director of News and Public Affairs; Thursday, October 11, 2012; IMPARA/Menorah Park, Dewitt, NY</p><p>Organized by <strong>WRVO Public Media</strong>, the <strong><a href="http://www.oswego.edu/extended_learning/metroCenter.html">SUNY Oswego Metro Center</a></strong> and <strong><a href="http://impara-cny.org/">IMPARA of Central New York</a></strong></p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 18:51:55 +0000 Michael S. Ameigh 28588 at http://wrvo.org Innovative Aging Symposium Following the Power Lines http://wrvo.org/post/following-power-lines <p>We're drilling for gas, planning pipes from Canadian tar sands, and pumping millions of dollars into green energy projects. &nbsp;</p><p>But the energy mix that we'll end up with in New York State is still a work in progress. What do we want to see powering our toasters and laptops in the years to come?</p><p>We've posed those questions to a panel of experts, to find out what's being built,&nbsp;how the marketplace might shake out, and what the social and political ramifications are of how we produce and consume power.</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:41:44 +0000 Rachel Ward 11227 at http://wrvo.org Following the Power Lines Community Forum - Culture Under Siege in Pakistan http://wrvo.org/post/community-forum-culture-under-siege-pakistan <p>Culture in Pakistan is under threat from widespread insecurity, ultra-conservative religious intolerance and police harassment. In a special edition of <strong>WRVO&rsquo;s Community Forum</strong> we&rsquo;ll discuss what role culture can play in rolling back the tide of intolerance.&nbsp; This program was recorded in front of an audience at City Hall Commons at Hanover Square in Syracuse, NY on October 10th, 2011. It aired on WRVO Friday October 29th, 2011.</p><p><strong>Host: </strong></p> Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:54:05 +0000 Fergus Nicoll 8549 at http://wrvo.org Community Forum - Culture Under Siege in Pakistan WRVO explores the state of the "Green Economy" in Syracuse and Central New York. http://wrvo.org/post/wrvo-explores-state-green-economy-syracuse-and-central-new-york <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cfe242e2946-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cfe242e2946-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cfe242e2946-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrvo/local-wrvo-936370.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Syracuse, NY – What is the state of the "Green Economy" in Syracuse and Central New York? Are initiatives with green technology reinventing Syracuse? Is it helping the Central New York economy? Are current investments working? We hope to get a progress report on the "Green Economy" in Central New York.</p> Mon, 22 Nov 2010 20:58:26 +0000 3740 at http://wrvo.org