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Dental Herbalism: Natural Therapies for the Mouth

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Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Dental Herbalism: Natural Therapies for the Mouth


Our oral health is intimately linked with our overall health and well-being. In this practical guide to herbal dental care, medical herbalist Leslie Alexander and registered dental hygienist Linda Straub-Bruce detail how to use 41 safe and effective herbs for optimum oral health, prevention of decay and inflammation, and relief from pain and discomfort. 

Herbal Antibiotics: Natural Alternatives by Stephen Harrod Buhner

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Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Herbal Antibiotics: Natural Alternatives

Antibiotic-resistant infections are alarmingly on the rise, and many people are looking for sound information on herbal alternatives to standard antibiotics. In this indispensable reference, herbal expert Stephen Harrod Buhner explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of 30 valuable herbs, noting for each one its antibiotic properties, methods for collection and preparation, dosages, potential side effects, contraindications, and alternatives. As we prepare for the end of antibiotics, this comprehensive guide is a must-have in every family's medicine cabinet.

Being Mortal: Medicine & What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

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Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Being Mortal: Medicine & What Matters in the End

Women Healers of the World: The Traditions, History and Geography of Herbal Medicine

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Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Women Healers of the World

Herbalist Holly Bellebuono spent seven years traveling and interviewing women from all over the globe, and she enjoys sharing their stories, their plights, their fears and their achievements, especially since much of their work is dangerous, restricted, or even threatened. The book is a colorful celebration of women, herbs, medicine, and startling perseverance.

The Stress Remedy with Dr. Doni Wilson

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Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Stress Remedy with Dr. Doni Wilson

The Stress Remedy reveals how stress of all types can disrupt the body's synergy, leading to three problem networks--adrenal distress, blood sugar imbalance and leaky gut.  These problem networks generate the symptoms that we learn to take for granted--PMS, weight gain, acne, frequent colds, bloating, sexual dysfunction, mental fog, fatigue, anxiety and depression.  Dr. Doni Wilson gives clear actions to take right away that will make a difference in your life. 

Total Recovery: Solving the Mystery of Chronic Pain & Depression with Dr. Gary Kaplan

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Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Total Recovery: Solving the Mystery of Chronic Pain & Depression

About 100 million Americans live with some form of chronic pain—more than the combined number who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. But chronic pain has always been a mystery. It often returns at the slightest provocation, even when doctors cant find anything wrong. Oddly enough, whether the pain is physical or emotional, traumatic or slight, our brains register all pain as the same thing, and these signals can keep firing in the nervous system for months, even years.In Total Recovery, Dr. Gary Kaplan argues that weve been thinking about disease all wrong. Drawing on dramatic patient stories and cutting-edge research, the book reveals that chronic physical and emotional pain are two sides of the same coin.

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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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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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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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.

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Dr. David A. Kessler and his book "The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite"

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Sun, 07/19/2009

 The End of Overeating
 Hosted by: Dr. David Naimon

An interview with former FDA commissioner, Dr. David A. Kessler, about his book "The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite,"  a book that reveals just how the food industry is fueling the country's dangerous and costly eating epidemic.

Robert Gourley on the history of Company-Provided Health Care

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Sun, 07/12/2009

 Health and Health Care Forum
 Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today, Roberta talks to Robert Gourley about the history of our unique, Company-Provided Health Care System.

Amy Lanou and Building Bone Vitality

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Sun, 07/05/2009

 Building Bone Vitality: A Simple, Sensible, Scientific Approach to Preventing Osteoporosis
 Hosted by: David Naimon

 An interview with Amy Lanou, the author of Building Bone Vitality.  Learn the dietary keys to osteoporosis prevention,  the problems with the calcium hypothesis, and a wealth of other bone-health information.

Health and Healthcare Forum on Holistic Chiropractic Care

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Sun, 06/28/2009

 Health and Health Care Forum
 Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today's topic is Holistic Chiropractic Care.

 

The Role of Holistic Wellness in Health Care Reform

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Sun, 06/28/2009

Host Roberta Hall with the Health and Health Care Forum speaks with Virginia Shapiro, D.C., and Dan Shapiro who offer integrative health care  at Holistic Chiropractic Care in Corvallis, Oregon--they discuss their background and philosophy, and issues with health care reform today.

The Health Equity Alliance

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Sun, 06/14/2009

The Health and Health Care Forum 

Host Roberta Hall interviews Ann Zukoski and Karen Keon, of the Health Equity Alliance. They talk about what Health Equity means and how looking at health problems and social problems through a health-equity-lens could help Americans make positive adjustments in our social system.

Dr. Randall Neustaedter on Flu and Flu Prevention

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Sun, 05/31/2009

 Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Randall Neustaedter, President of the Holistic Pediatric Association, and author of the Child Health Guide and Vaccine Guide, about strategies for flu prevention and treatment.

 

Health & Health Care Forum - Dr. Chunhuei Chi

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Sun, 05/24/2009

Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Chunhuei Chi, who is from Taiwan. He talks about economic disparities and other social issues that make health in a society worse and about ways that health care can be restructured. He has advised the Taiwanese government as it developed, and later restructured, its national health plan.

 

Yogi Amrit Desai on Yoga

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Sun, 05/17/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Yogi Amrit Desai, one of the earliest pioneers of Yoga in the Western world.  Yogi Desai has been an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living for over 40 years and is coming to Portland to lead a seminar in Amrit Yoga.

 

Mark Winne and "Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty"

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Sun, 05/10/2009

Closing the Food Gap exposes America's dangerous dietary split: from patrons of food pantries, bodegas, and convenience stores to the more comfortable classes who increasingly seek out organic and local products. Calling largely on his own experience in food activism, and mixing in surprisingly witty observations, Mark Winne ultimately envisions realistic partnerships in which family farms and impoverished communities come together to get healthy, locally produced food onto everyone's table.


"Closing the Food Gap reveals the chasm between the two foodsystems of America-the one for the poor and the one for everyone else. Mark Winne offers compelling solutions for making local, organic, and highly nutritious food available to everyone. It's heartening to find a book that successfully blends a passion for sustainable living with compassion for the poor."
-Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of thhe Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace

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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