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Episode Archive

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.

Healthwatch on 02/15/10

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Mon, 02/15/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Ten Things You Need to Eat, an interview with Anahad O'Connor

 An interview with New York Times health and science writer Anahad O'Connor about his new book The Ten Things You Need to Eat:  And More than 100 Easy and Delicious Ways to Prepare Them.

Healthwatch on 02/08/10

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Mon, 02/08/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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A Holistic Approach to Depression, an interview with Dr. Kim Hapke

 A holistic approach to depression.  How well do pharmaceuticals really work for mild to moderate depression?   Not much better than placebo.  Dr. Kim Hapke, a local naturopathic physician, and professor of psychology at the National College of Natural Medicine,  discusses the long-term benefits of approaching depression, not simply from the perspective of neurotransmitter deficiency,  but from a holistic individualized perspective.  

Healthwatch on 02/01/10

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Mon, 02/01/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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A Holistic Approach to Weight Loss, an interview with Dr. Jennifer Tufenkian

 A holistic approach to weight loss.  A discussion with local naturopathic physician, Dr. Jennifer Tufenkian,  about the importance of an individualized, holistic, mind-body approach to achieving your optimal weight.  

Healthwatch on 01/11/10

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Mon, 01/11/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Host Dr. David Naimon speaks with Dr. Peter D'Adamo, author of "Eat Right for Your Type." They discuss his latest book, "Change Your Genetic Destiny." Why do you tend to gain or lose weight? What diseases are you particularly susceptible to? How do you react to stress? What is the precise diet and lifestyle plan that is right for you? Tune in for a discussion of these questions and more.

Healthwatch on 01/11/10

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Mon, 01/11/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Interview with Dr. D'Adamo, author of Change Your Genetic Destiny

 An interview with Dr. Peter D'Adamo, the author of the worldwide bestselling book Eat Right 4 Your Type, about his new book Change Your Genetic Destiny:  Your Personalized Plan to Lose Weight, Boost Energy and Improve Immunity.

Healthwatch on 01/10/10

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Sun, 01/10/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book

An interview with Dr. Susan Love about the 5th edition of her book "Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book."  Originally a surgeon, and now a specialist in breast problems, Dr. Love teaches at Harvard Medical School and her book is considered the bible of breast-care books.

Healthwatch on 01/03/10

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Sun, 01/03/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Natural treatments for Seasonal Depression

Local naturopathic physician, Dr. Mary Fry, discusses natural approaches to seasonal depression.

Healthwatch on 12/21/09

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Mon, 12/21/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Healthwatch is off this month.

Today we hear Health and Healthcare Forum with host Roberta Hall. Her guest is Nadine Grzeskowiak, who describes herself as a gluten-free RN. She practices throughout Oregon and focuses on the education, research and counseling of clients who struggle with gluten-related disorders.

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The World Is Fat by Dr. Barry Popkin

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Sun, 02/01/2009

Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Barry Popkin, professor of global nutrition and author of "The World is Fat," about the role played by globalization, modern technology, media and advertising and government in fattening in the population.  Learn the 4 post-WWII trends that have contributed to this phenomenon and the solutions that Dr. Popkin recommends.

 

Dr. Gary Weiner on Adrenal Burnout

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Sun, 01/11/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews local naturopathic physician and acupuncturist, Dr. Gary Weiner, (Co-founder of Pearl Natural Health), about adrenal burnout, its causes, its symptoms, and natural approaches to reverse it.

Underfunctioning adrenal glands can be the missing piece in the treatment of many conditions, with common symptoms such as chronic fatigue, allergies, insomnia, troubling inflammations, and poor stress tolerance.  Yes, you can be tested for it, and naturopathic therapies are well suited to treat it.  Listen and learn more...

 

 

David Gabbe on Nutrition and the Vegan Diet

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Mon, 01/05/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews David Gabbe, author of "David's Pure Vegetarian Kitchen."  They discuss the vegan diet, with an emphasis on cooking and nutrition.

 

Dr. Michael Roizen and You: Being Beautiful

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Sun, 11/30/2008

On today's show, Dr David Naimon presents an interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, author of You: Being Beautiful

 While the world seems to revolve around the superficial elements of beauty, beauty is actually precisely perceived, purposeful, and rooted in hard science. External beauty is our brain’s barometer for measuring health. And research indicates that external beauty influences personality and behavior.

Yet beauty is much more than how we look.   It’s about how we feel and how we define our lives. In You: Being Beautiful Drs. Roizen and Oz provide detailed, innovative, and visual explanations about how beauty and the body work, and then give easy and actionable pieces of advice to help us nudge our beauty (inner and outer) to its maximum potential.

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Comfortably Numb: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation

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Sun, 11/23/2008

 Dr. David Naimon hosts an Interview with Charles Barber about his book "Comfortably Numb: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation."  Barber explores the ways pharmaceutical companies exert pressure on Americans to medicate themselves, how America has come to account for 66% of the global consumption of antidepressants,  and how without an industry to promote them, non-pharmaceutical approaches that have the potential to help millions, are tragically overlooked.

Large drug companies use various means to create an artificial need for their expensive (and highly profitable) products, then rush in to fill the orders.  Drug marketers intentionally blur the distinction between everyday problems and what used to be considered serious mental illness in such a way that people under the daily stress of modern life can be easily persuaded that a quick fix for stress lies in a pill bottle.  Direct-to-Consumer advertising plays a large role, as well as the time and expense related to non-drug therapeutic options, in convincing consumers to request medication in cases that just 10 years ago would have considered drugs to be inappropriate treatments.

 

Charles Barber was educated at Harvard and Columbia and worked for ten years in New York City shelters for the homeless mentally ill.  His book COMFORTABLY NUMB: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation, was released in 2008 to national media attention, including appearances on The Early Show and Fresh Air. His work has appeared in the The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Nation and Scientific American Mind. He has taught nonfiction writing at Wesleyan University. He is currently a senior executive at The Connection, an innovative social services agency, and a lecturer in psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. He lives in Connecticut with his family.

 

 

Keeping Healthy this Winter with Chinese Diet Therapy

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Sun, 11/09/2008

 

Dr. David Naimon interviews local acupuncturist and herbalist, Ellen Goldsmith.  

They discuss ways to stay healthy this winter using Chinese diet therapy.  Recommended reading are Healing With Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford, and Staying Healthy With The Seasons by Dr. Elson Haas.

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Your Guide to the Seven Stage Journey Out of Depression

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Sun, 11/02/2008

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. James S. Gordon about his book "Unstuck:  Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression"    Heralded by holistic doctors from  Andrew Weil to Dean Ornish to Christine Northrup,  Unstuck is a practical guide to healing depression without the use of anti-depressants by a world-renowned Harvard-trained psychiatrist.

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Susan Allport, author of The Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed From The Western Diet and What We Can Do To Replace Them.

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Sun, 10/26/2008

 Today, Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Susan Allport, the author of "The Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed From the Western Diet and What We Can Do to Replace Them."

Michael Pollan calls this book a "fascinating nutritional detective story."

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Dr. Iris Bell and Getting Whole, Getting Well: Healing Holistically From Chronic Illness

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Sun, 10/05/2008

 Dr. David Naimon conducts an interview with Dr. Iris Bell, board-certified psychiatrist, alternative medicine researcher,  award-winning author and university professor.  She will discuss her new book "Getting Whole, Getting Well:  Healing Holistically From Chronic Illness."  Instead of offering an encyclopedia of different therapies, Getting Whole, Getting Well helps you create a personalized holistic healing plan that works.  It guides the reader in choosing the best alternative therapies for their conditions, how to integrate alternative therapies into one's existing medical care, explaining what to expect and how long different therapies should take to work, and how to avoid common mistakes when using alternative medicine.

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Marion Nestle and Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine

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Sun, 09/28/2008

 Dr. David Naimon interviews Marion Nestle, author of of Food Politics and What to Eat, uncovers unexpected connections among the food supplies for pets, for farm animals and ultimately for humans, identifying huge gaps in the global oversight of food safety. Marion Nestle discusses her new book, Pet Food Politics: the Chihuahua in the Coal Mine.

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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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