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Bone Health with Dr. Lani Simpson

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Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Bone Health with Dr. Lani Simpson

Part whistle-blower book, part bone health bible, Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide is the first consumer book to expose the shocking difficulty of getting an accurate bone density reading and the serious risks of long-term use of osteoporosis medications, which are often prescribed based on inaccurate readings. In addition to this vital information about bone density testing, Dr. Lani Simpson cuts through the confusion and inaccuracies surrounding osteoporosis and explains what readers can do now to build and maintain healthy bones for life. Dr. Simpson shares her well-rounded, whole-body approach to bone health, including discussions of digestive health, diet, supplements, exercise, and how aging affects the bones.

Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) with Dr. Martin Blank

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Air date: 
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) with Dr. Martin Blank

Keys, wallet, cell phone . . . ready to go! Cell phones have become ubiquitous fixtures of twenty-first-century life—suctioned to our ears and stuck in our pockets. Yet, we’ve all heard whispers that these essential little devices give you brain cancer. Many of us are left wondering, as Maureen Dowd recently asked in the New York Times, “Are cells the new cigarettes?” 

The Chronic Cough Enigma

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Air date: 
Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Chronic Cough Enigma

If you have confusing and unexplained breathing problems or your asthma has not responded to treatment, this book is for you. The Chronic Cough Enigma is written for people who have been coughing for months or years and cannot get useful answers from their doctors. More than 20 million Americans suffer from what is known as enigmatic chronic cough. This book provides insights from Dr. Jamie Koufman’s almost forty years of successfully managing thousands of long-suffering cough patients. Indeed, the typical chronic cough patient who comes to her office has been coughing for more than a decade. This book provides the many who suffer from chronic cough new and potentially life-changing information and the potential to be cured.

Go Wild with Richard Manning

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Air date: 
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Go Wild with Richard Manning

Today's guest is award-winning journalist and author Richard Manning.  Manning is co-author with Harvard Medical School Professor John Ratey of GO WILD, a book that argues that although civilization has rapidly evolved, our bodies have not kept pace. This mismatch affects every area of our lives, from our general physical health to our emotional wellbeing. Investigating the power of living according to our genes in the areas of diet, exercise, sleep, nature, mindfulness and more, GO WILD examines how tapping into our core DNA combats modern disease and psychological afflictions from Depression to Diabetes to Heart Disease. By focusing on the ways of the past, it is possible to secure a healthier and happier future, and GO WILD will show you how.

Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling our Modern Plagues

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling our Modern Plagues

In Missing Microbes, Dr. Martin Blaser invites us into the wilds of the human microbiome where for hundreds of thousands of years bacterial and human cells have existed in a peaceful symbiosis that is responsible for the health and equilibrium of our body. Now, this invisible eden is being irrevocably damaged by some of our most revered medical advances—antibiotics—threatening the extinction of our irreplaceable microbes with terrible health consequences. Taking us into both the lab and deep into the fields where these troubling effects can be witnessed firsthand, Blaser not only provides cutting edge evidence for the adverse effects of antibiotics, he tells us what we can do to avoid even more catastrophic health problems in the future.

Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success

Over four billion people worldwide will survive a trauma during their lives. Some will experience severe post-traumatic stress. Most will eventually recover and return to life as normal. But sometimes, survivors do more than bounce back. Sometimes they bounce forward. Renowned psychology researchers David B. Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz interviewed dozens of men and women to understand how these individuals pushed beyond their experiences to attain greatness. We discover why certain delusions can be healthy, why forgiveness is good for the body, and why reflecting on death can lead to a better life. And, perhaps counterintuitively, we learn how positive thinking is not always a strategy toward the good.

Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked with Paul Raeburn

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Air date: 
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked with Paul Raeburn

For too long, we’ve thought of fathers as little more than sources of authority and economic stability in the lives of their children. Yet cutting-edge studies drawing unexpected links between fathers and children are forcing us to reconsider our assumptions and ask new questions: What changes occur in men when they are “expecting”? Do fathers affect their children’s language development? What are the risks and rewards of being an older-than-average father at the time the child is born? What happens to a father’s hormone levels at every stage of his child’s development, and can a child influence the father’s health? Just how much do fathers matter?

Healthwatch on 07/14/14

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Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Toxin Toxout with Bruce Lourie

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Air date: 
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Toxin Toxout with Bruce Lourie

Two of North America's leading environmental activists give practical and often surprising advice for removing toxic chemicals and cleansing our bodies and homes. There are over 80,000 synthetic chemicals in commerce today, including hormone-disrupting phthalates and parabens, cancer-causing pesticides, heavy metals and air pollutants. Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie use their outrageous experiments (they and their brave volunteers are the guinea pigs) to prove how easily our bodies absorb these chemicals from the foods we eat, the air we breathe, and the products we smear on our skin--day after day. Then they give us the good news about what is in our control and the steps we can take for reducing our toxic burden.

Healthwatch on 06/16/14

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 06/16/2014 - 11:10am - 11:30am
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Audio

Healthy Digestion the Natural Way

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Mon, 05/07/2012

 Dr. David Naimon talks with Dr. D. Lindsey Berkson, the author of Healthy Digestion the Natural Way: Preventing and Healing Heartburn, Constipation, Gas, Diarrhea, Inflammatory Bowel and Gallbladder Diseases.

A complete guide to healing your digestive problems, once and for all—safely, inexpensively, naturally.  Good digestion is fundamental to good health, and even such common problems as chronic heartburn and gas can have harmful effects on virtually every cell in your body. Quick fixes such as over-the-counter and prescription medications don’t address the real causes of the problems: they only mask symptoms. Nature, on the other hand, offers a variety of gentle, readily available remedies that not only treat underlying digestive problems but also help to promote overall well-being. Learn about natural solutions and how to put them to work for you in Healthy Digestion the Natural Way. Dr. D. Lindsey Berkson clearly and simply explains the normal digestive processes and what can happen to interfere with them.

 
 
 

 

Dr. Gary Weiner about how to decipher what your spring allergies

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program date: 
Mon, 04/16/2012

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

If you suffer from allergic symptoms in the spring (or any other time), your symptoms may be telling you something valuable, that it may be time to clean things up, make changes, look more deeply at your health. The phenomenon of “allergy” in your body can be related to problems such as chronic fatigue, upper respiratory illness, asthma, eczema, sinus problems, even serious auto-immune diseases.   This spring, listen to your stuffiness, itchy or watery eyes,  congestion, sinus pain, sneezing, or whatever your particular symptoms are.   Your symptoms may be telling you secrets that hold the keys to  unlock other mysteries about your health.

Host Dr. David Naimon talks with local naturopathic physician and acupuncturist Dr. Gary Weiner about how to decipher what your spring allergies may be telling you about your health and how to best address these symptoms.

 

 

Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics

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Mon, 04/09/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Today's Guest is Marion Nestle, professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University about her new book Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics. Nestle and her co-author Malden Nesheim sort through the misinfomation put forth by food manufacturers and diet program promoters and show how federal and corporate policies have come together to create an "eat more" environment.  Learn how to interpret food labels, evaluate diet claims and understand evidence presented in the popular media.

"It is essential reading not only for people interested in food policy but for everyone who wants to eat well and be well."---Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation

 

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog and the National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs

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program date: 
Mon, 04/02/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog is a medical doctor, herbalist and midwife. She was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the White House Commission of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, was honored by Time Magazine and NPR as an innovator in the field, and serves as the Fellowship director for the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and Clnical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. She talks with host Dr. David Naimon about her new book, National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs: The World's Most Effective Healing Plants.

 
 

 

Holistic Baby Guide: Alternative Care For Common Health Problems

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Mon, 03/19/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Randall Neustaedter is a licensed acupuncturist and doctor of Chinese Medicine who has practiced and taught holistic medicine for more than 30 years, specializing in pediatrics. He is the author ofThe Vaccine Guide and Child Health Guid among others and is here today to talk about his bookThe Holistic Baby Guide: Alternative Care for Common Health Problems.

 

 
 

 

Violence and Its Impact on the Health of American Youth

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 03/12/2012

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.

Photo above is of Dr. Chinh Le and Terrence Killian.

 
 
 

 

Heart 411: The Definitive Guide to Heart Health

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program date: 
Mon, 03/05/2012

 Host David Naimon talks with Dr. Steven Nissen, chairman of the department of cardiovascular medicine at Cleveland Clinic about his book Heart 411: The Only Guide to Heart Health You'll Ever Need.   Learn which tests you need, how emotions affect your heart and the facts and fictions about heart-healthy eating.

 
 

 

 

Dr. Gary Small and his book, "The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life."

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 02/20/2012

 Host Dr. David Naimon talks with Dr. Gary Small, director of the UCLA Longevity Center, about his new book "The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life."

 
 

The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs

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program date: 
Mon, 02/13/2012

 Host Dr. David Naimon talks with psychology professor Stephen Ilardi.  They discuss his book, "The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs."

Practical, straightforward and grounded in persuasive research, this book is recommended for anyone seeking an alternative approach to treating depression."
--Library Journal

 
 

Suzy Cohen, Author of Diabetes Without Drugs

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Mon, 02/06/2012

 Host Dr. David Naimon talks with author and licensed pharmacist Suzy Cohen about her book, "Diabetes Without Drugs: The 5-Step Program To Control Blood Sugar Naturally and Prevent Diabetes Complications." Most doctors consider diabetes a one-way street--once you have it, your only option is to manage symptoms with a restricted diet, close monitoring of blood sugar and expensive medications. Cohen discusses how you can treat diabetes through safe, natural means, all backed by scientific studies, rather than strictly relying on pharmaceuticals.

Suzy Cohen is the author of "The 24-Hour Pharmacist" and writes the syndicated health column "Dear Pharmacist."

 
 

 

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