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Healthwatch on 04/11/11

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Mon, 04/11/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Anatomy of An Epidemic

Award-winning science writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the last two decades? He discusses his findings from his latest book "Anatomy Of An Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America."

Healthwatch on 04/04/11

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Mon, 04/04/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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How Forests Affect Our Health

A botanist, medical biochemist, and self-defined "renegade scientist," Diana Beresford-Kroeger brings together ethnobotany, horticulture, spirituality and alternative medicine to discuss how forests affect our health individually, collectively, ecologically and globally.  Her books include The Global Forest and Arboretum Borealis: A Lifeline of the Planet.

Healthwatch on 03/21/11

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Mon, 03/21/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Program for Benton County

Healthwatch is off today. Instead we'll hear Health and Health Care Forum hosted by Roberta Hall

Guest Jeanne Nelson, Program Manager of the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Program for Benton County discusses how the program works and what services are available for clients in the program.

Healthwatch on 03/14/11

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Mon, 03/14/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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A Holistic Approach to Sustainable Weight Loss

Local naturopath and acupuncturist, Dr. Gary Weiner, of Pearl Natural Health,  discusses how to achieve sustainable, long-lasting weight loss in a healthy fashion.

Healthwatch on 03/07/11

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Mon, 03/07/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Holistic Cancer Care

Local naturopath, Dr. Mark Bricca, of Bodhicitta Healing Arts, discusses the importance of an individualized, whole-person approach to cancer care.

Healthwatch on 02/21/11

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Mon, 02/21/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Monster Within: The Hidden Side of Motherhood

An interview with psychoanalyst, Barbara Almond, about her book "The Monster Within: The Hidden Side of Motherhood"

Whether it is uncertainty over having a child, fears of pregnancy and childbirth, or negative thoughts about one's own children, mixed feelings about motherhood are not just hard to discuss, they are a powerful social taboo. In this beautifully written book, Barbara Almond draws on her extensive clinical experience to bring this highly troubling issue to light. In a compelling portrait of the hidden side of contemporary motherhood, she finds that ambivalence of varying degrees is a ubiquitous phenomenon, yet one that too often causes anxiety, guilt, and depression.

Healthwatch on 02/14/11

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Mon, 02/14/2011 - 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 02/07/11

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Mon, 02/07/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth About Cow's Milk And Your Health

An interview with Joseph Keon, the author of "Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth Behind Cow's Milk And Your Health."

John Robbins, the author of Diet For A New America, says this about Whitewash in the foreword:

Healthwatch on 01/31/11

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Mon, 01/31/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Food Matters the video, debuts on KBOO

In this fund drive edition of HealthWatch is a program on Food Matters, the video.

Food Matters was produced in 2009 and not only addresses food and health but also the role of the pharmaceutical industry and the government agencies created to regulate the food and drug industries.

Feature interviews in Food Matters include health experts: Charlotte Gerson, Phillip Day, Jerome Burne, Victor Zeines, David Wolfe, Ian Brighthope, Andrew Saul and Dan Rogers.

Healthwatch on 01/10/11

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Mon, 01/10/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Universal, single payer health care for Oregon

Healthwatch is off this month. Instead we'll hear Health and Health Care Forum produced by Roberta Hall.

This winter Oregon's legislature will consider a bill for universal, single payer health care for Oregon residents. Health and Healthcare forum features a discussion of the bill with Mike Huntington of Physicians for a National Health Program, the group that worked with Jobs for Justice in developing it.

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Nutritionist, Dr. Walter Willett, talks about Vitamins and Supplements

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Mon, 01/09/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Do vitamins do more harm than good? Several recent studies have suggested that, but the results have been controversial. Host David Naimon talks with Dr. Walter Willett, Chair of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Willett discusses these studies and which vitamins and minerals are advisable to take, and which ones you should avoid.

 
 
 

 

Dr. Michael F. Holick and the Vitamin D Solution

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Mon, 01/02/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Could our avoidance of sun-exposure to prevent skin cancer be putting us at risk for various other conditions, from chronic pain and more frequent colds and flus, to bone disease and cancer?  Dr. Michael F. Holick, Professor of Medicine and Director of the General Research Unit at Boston University Medical Center,  discusses his book "The Vitamin D Solution." 

The Vitamin D Solution sets a new standard in health and wellness that I believe will change the face of medicine as we know it.”  -Dr. Andrew Weil


 
 

 

Dr. Martin Donohoe talks about social justice and medical care

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Mon, 12/26/2011

 Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Martin Donohoe of the Portland area who teaches a course in public health concerning social justice and medical care at PSU.

 
 

 

 

How We Won Health Care For All in Vermont: Can it Work in Oregon?

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Mon, 12/12/2011

 Kate Welch hosts a discussion about Single Payer Healthcare with Kate Kanelstein, an organizer with the Vermont Workers Center campaign that passed a universal healthcare system in Vermont, and Richard Bruno of Mad as Hell Doctors.

Kate Kanelstein is one of the organizers from the Vermont Workers Center who helped push through the legislation by working at the grass roots level, door to door throughout the state.

Richard Bruno is a medical student at OHSU. He has worked for Physicians for a National Health Program, and interned for Congressman Vic Synder, D. AZ. Richard has been videotaping stories of people affected by the lack of health care and is actively promoting Single Payer.

KBOO is one of the co-sponsors of "How We Won Health Care For All", a 10-city tour through Oregon by Vermont Workers Center organizers Kate Kanelstein and Sarah Weintraub from December 12 - 17.

The Portland event is Saturday December 12, 2011 from 1-4pm at PCC Cascade.

 
 
 

 

Beth Lambert, author of "A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America's Children."

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Mon, 11/21/2011

 Host David Naimon talks with Beth Lambert, author of A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America's Children."

Cereal Crimes: How "Natural" Claims Deceive Consumers

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Mon, 11/14/2011

 Host David Naimon interviews Charlotte Vallaeys, director of Farm and Food Policy at the Cornucopia Institute, about her latest report "Cereal Crimes: How "Natural" Claims Deceive Consumers and Undermine the Organic Label--A Look Down the Cereal and Granola Aisle."

 
 

 

 
 

Jack Norris and "Vegan For Life"

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Mon, 11/07/2011

 Host David Naimon interviews Jack Norris, co-founder and president of Vegan Outreach, about his book Vegan for Life: Everything You Need to Know to Be Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet.

"Here is the book I have been waiting for! Now when people ask me all those questions about how you can be healthy without eating animal products, I can tell them that they will find the answers in Vegan For Life."--Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation and Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University.

 
 
 

 

Dr Daniel Amen and "Unchain Your Brain"

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Mon, 10/17/2011
 

Are you chained to your addiction to sugar, caffeine, food, smoking, drugs, painkillers, internet porn? Adult and child psychiatrist, brain-imaging specialist, and best-selling author, Dr. Daniel Amen discusses how optimizing your brain is the key to breaking free of your addictions. According to Dr. Amen brain dysfunction is the #1 reason people fall victim to addiction, why they can't break free, and why they relapse. But not all addictions are the same. Learn about the six types of addiction based on brain types, and how to find the best solutions for you based on your brain type.

 
 
 
 
 

 

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Lindsey Berkson and her book Healthy Digestion the Natural Way

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Mon, 10/10/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Author and nutritional consultant Lindsey Berkson discusses her book Healthy Digestion the Natural Way. Learn safe, inexpensive and natural ways to address digestive complaints from heartburn and ulcers, to irritable bowel, gallbladder disease and food allergies. Learn how to treat these conditions without drugs and to design a diet tailored to your unique physical makeup, problems and tastes.

 
 
 

 

Why We Get Fat: And What To Do About It

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Mon, 10/03/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed science writer Gary Taubes reveals, in his new book, the bad nutritional science of the last century -- none more damaging than the "calories-in, calories-out" model of why we get fat. Learn exactly what good science has been ignored along the way, why certain people are thin, others fat, the role genetics and exercise play in our weight, and an easy-to-follow approach to your diet going forward.

 

 

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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