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Healthwatch on 06/21/10

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Mon, 06/21/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain

New York Times health editor, Barbara Strauch, discusses her new book The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind. She shares research on how our brains improve as we age, and what we can do to maintain optimal brain function into old age.

Healthwatch on 06/14/10

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Mon, 06/14/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Living Downstream

Poet, biologist and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber, uses all three kinds of experience to investigate the links between cancer and environmental toxins. She discusses the new updated edition of her classic book Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment.

Healthwatch on 05/17/10

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Mon, 05/17/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Community and Health

Health and Healthcare Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Gwen Shepard, Corvallis resident and the NAACP health coordinator for our region (Alaska, Washington and Oregon).
 

Healthwatch on 05/10/10

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Mon, 05/10/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Change Your Brain, Change Your Body

Dr. Daniel Amen, neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and brain imaging expert, discusses the latest research on how the key to a healthier body is a healthy brain.

Healthwatch on 05/03/10

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Mon, 05/03/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Eating Animals

Bestselling novelist, Jonathan Safran Foer, discusses his first book of nonfiction, Eating Animals.  Learn why eating eggs is crueler than eating beef,  how eating meat contributes to global warming far more than driving your car,   how Safran Foer differs with Michael Pollan regarding meat-eating and "table fellowship,"  and much more.

Healthwatch on 04/19/10

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Mon, 04/19/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen

Herbalist and acupuncturist Warren Sheir discusses his new book Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen:  Recipes from the East for Health, Healing and Long Life.    The ancient Asian practice of cooking with healing herbs and other therapeutic foods meets Western palates and kitchens in quick, easy and delicious recipes.

Healthwatch on 04/12/10

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Mon, 04/12/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Anti-Cancer: A New Way of Life

All of us have cancer cells in our bodies.  Dr. David Servan-Schreiber discusses why not all of us will develop cancer.  Learn how to develop a science-based anticancer diet and lifestyle, how stress relates to cancer,  why cellphones might be considered the new cigarette 20 years from now and how to find the perfect blend of traditional and alternative health care.

Healthwatch on 04/05/10

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Mon, 04/05/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Is Dirty Electricity Making You Sick?

Deputy editor of Prevention Magazine, Michael Segell,  discusses electromagnetic fields and our health.  Are our laptops and cellphones making us sick?  Tune in to find out. 

Healthwatch on 03/15/10

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Mon, 03/15/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche

An interview with Ethan Watters, author of "Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche."    Not only is America exporting Mc Donald's, strip malls and the latest movie blockbuster,  according to Watters we are also exporting Western ideas about mental illness.  Learn why Watters says: "We should worry about the loss of diversity in the world's differing conceptions for mental illness in the same way we worry about the loss of biodiversity in nature."

Healthwatch on 03/01/10

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Mon, 03/01/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Holistic Baby Guide

An interview with Randall Neustaedter, author of "The Holistic Baby Guide: Alternative Care for Common Health Problems."   Learn holistic solutions for colic and other worrisome digestive disorders,  for healing eczema, cradle cap, and diaper rash, for treating colds, fevers and ear infections and for strengthening your baby's immune system.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where on this site can I download podcasts of previous shows?

Where on this kboo.fm site can I download podcasts of previous shows?

Great show - schedule can be found at drnaimon.com

The schedule of upcoming Healthwatch shows can be found here:

Dr. David Naimon's Healthwatch Schedule

-Ben

 

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