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Healthwatch on 02/11/13

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Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Heart of Perfect Health: The Startling Truths About Heart Disease and The Power You Hold to Stop It

 Medical researcher and New York Times bestselling author, Brenda Watson, shares simple, natural ways to reverse the cycle of poor heart health in her current PBS special and latest book, Heart of Perfect Health: The Startling Truths About Heart Disease and The Power You Hold to Stop It.

Healthwatch on 02/04/13

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Mon, 02/04/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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All Natural by Nathanael Johnson

Why, even as medicine improves, are we becoming less healthy? Why are more American women dying in childbirth? Why do we grow fatter the more we diet? Why have so many attempts to save the environment backfired?These are some of the questions that journalist Nathanael Johnson explores in his book "All Natural: A Skeptic's Quest to Discover if the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and Happier."

Healthwatch on 01/14/13

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Mon, 01/14/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Flu: Natural Approaches to Preventing and Treating the Flu

Have you noticed how people are getting sick earlier this winter and staying sick longer? According to the New York Times "the country is in the grip of three emerging flu or flulike epidemics: an early start to the annual flu season with an unusually aggressive virus, a surge in a new type of norovirus, and the worst whooping cough outbreak in 60 years."

Today's guest Dr. Gary Weiner, naturopathic physician, licensed acupuncturist, and founder of Pearl Natural Health in downtown Portland, discusses natural approaches to improving immunity during the flu season and how best to treat the flu once you have it.

Healthwatch on 12/10/12

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Mon, 12/10/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Oregon Public Health Association, Part 2
Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association, Part 2

Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association, Part 2

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Kerri Lopez, staff member at Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, who works with tribal governments in Oregon, Idaho and Washington on developing policies and programs that are beneficial to their tribal members and employees. In the program she describes the policy approach as one in which she and tribal leaders discuss ways to address known health problems and helps them develop programs to meet their individual needs. Kerri gave a talk at the Oregon Public Health Association meetings in October and has served on the OPHA board. 

Healthwatch on 12/03/12

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Mon, 12/03/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Judith Horstmann on her recent book "The Healthy Aging Brain: Welcome to the New Old"
Judith Horstmann on her recent book "The Healthy Aging Brain: Welcome to the New Old"

Health and Health Care Forum hosted by Roberta Hall (Healthwatch is off this month)

A conversation with science writer Judith Horstmann concerning her recent book titled "The Healthy Aging Brain---Welcome to the New Old Age." Judith Horstmann, author of a series of books on the brain spoke at several cities in Oregon on a recent book tour and corrected many myths about aging and brain function and about aging and general health too, to the delight of all elders in the audience. Additionally, her book provides suggestions on maintaining a fully functional brain throughout life.

Healthwatch on 11/19/12

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Mon, 11/19/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Infectious Behavior: Brain-Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia and Depression

Dr. David Naimon talks with Paul H. Patterson, developmental neurobiologist and author of Infectious Behavior: Brain-Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia and Depression.  

"Neurobiologist Patterson has succeeded in his aim of crafting an accessible, even fascinating, book about one of the hottest topics in mental health."--Macleans

Healthwatch on 11/12/12

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Mon, 11/12/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Take Charge Of Your Chronic Pain

Host Dr. David Naimon talks with Dr. Peter Abaci, author of Take Charge of Your Chronic Pain: The Latest Research, Cutting-Edge Tools, and Alternative Treatments for Feeling Better.   Peter Abaci, MD, is board certified in anesthesia and pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He has been in private practice since 1996 and is the Medical Director and Co-Founder of the nationally recognized Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center, located in Los Gatos, California. 

Healthwatch on 11/05/12

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Mon, 11/05/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Kids Beyond Limits: Breakthrough Results for Children With Special Needs

Host. Dr David Naimon talks with Anat Baniel, about her book Kids Beyond Limits: The Anat Baniel Method for Awakening the Brain and Transforming the Life of Your Child with Special Needs.  Anat Baniel has established an international reputation for her work with special-needs children.   Supported by the latest brain research, The Anat Baniel Method uses simple, gentle movements and focus to help children diagnosed with autism, Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy or other developmental disorders.  Her book, Kids Beyond Limits,  guides parents through the nine essentials of the method, each one designed to harness the brain's capacity to heal itself -- with remarkable and sometimes immediate results.

Healthwatch on 10/15/12

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Mon, 10/15/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine

 The Encylopedia of Natural Medicine is a classic reference guide in the field. The recently released third edition is revised and expanded to include the latest cutting-edge natural therapies for the most common ailments.  Murray and Pizzorno present an evidence-based approach to wellness, based on firm scientific findings. They aim to dispel the notion that natural medicine isn’t “real medicine,” offering examples and studies that show the efficacy of a holistic approach to patient care. This book grounds the reader in the seven major tenets of natural medicine and covers important topics in health care today, including cancer prevention, detoxification, and internal cleansing.

Healthwatch on 10/08/12

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Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Are Your Prescriptions Killing You?

You most certainly know someone whose life depends on the prescription drugs they take: it may be your husband, who takes sleeping pills to counteract the anxiety his heart medications cause him, or it may be your aging father, who takes upwards of twenty pills a day for everything from arthritis to high blood pressure. But we’ve all read the headlines: prescription drugs can kill you. If that’s the case, why are so many Americans, particularly those sixty and older, given so many pills, with no regard to how they interact with one another?

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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

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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."

 
 

Comments

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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