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Healthwatch on 08/13/12

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Mon, 08/13/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Seeking Sickness: Medical Screening and the Misguided Hunt for Disease

Preventative medicine and early-detection are the buzz phrases these days, but drug policy expert and author Alan Cassels reveals scandalous truths in his new book SEEKING SICKNESS: Medical Screening and the Misguided Hunt for Disease, about the behind the scenes world of medical screening, where well-meaning practitioners and a profit-motivated industry offer to save our lives by exploiting our fears. Learn which screenings are the most beneficial, which could actually harm you, and the conflicts of interest of the people promoting these tests.

Healthwatch on 08/06/12

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Mon, 08/06/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Art of Fermentation

Dr. Naimon talks with Sandor Katz about his do-it-yourself guide to home fermentation. Katz contextualizes fermentation in terms of biological and cultural evolution, health and nutrition, and even economics.

Healthwatch on 07/16/12

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Mon, 07/16/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Safe Hormones, Smart Women

Author and nutritional consultant, Lindsey Berkson, discusses her book, Safe Hormones, Smart Women.  Learn about the relationship between hormones and nutrition,  the protective side of estrogen, cutting-edge science, a brand new safe soy, the dangers of folic acid and the must eat and must avoid foods to protect your hormones.

Healthwatch on 07/09/12

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Mon, 07/09/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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interview with Scott Jurek -- vegan and ultra-marathoner

EAT & RUN: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness is Scott Jurek's 1st book. 

Jurek has been competing in ultramarathons (races longer than a marathon, 26.2 miles) since 1994, and in 2010, set the U.S. record for greatest distance in 24 hours: 165.7 miles.

During his first book tour in June, Scott Jurek stopped by KBOO to talk with Mel Reslor on his transition from omnivore to 100% vegan, training and preparing for ultramarathons, and what kind of person would enter a 100-mile race...

Healthwatch on 07/02/12

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Mon, 07/02/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Detox Diet

Dr. Elson Haas, the founder and director of one of the first multdiscipline, integrative medical clinics in California, discusses the benefits of fasting, juice-cleansing and other detoxifcation diets.  Whether you are fatigued, consume caffeine and sugar to make it through your day, have chronic sinus or digestive problems, can't quit smoking, or have high cholesterol, Dr. Haas's book The Detox Diet offers detoxifcation and cleansing protocols, recipes, and menus to help you regain your vitality.  Dr. David Naimon hosts.

Healthwatch on 06/18/12

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Mon, 06/18/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Organic Watergate: Stop the USDA/Agribusiness Conspiracy

Mark Kastel, senior farm and food policy analyst at the Cornucopia Institute talks with host Dr. David Naimon about the unholy alliance between corporate agribusiness and the USDA, how it has corrupted the regulatory system designed to protect organic consumers and ethical farmers.  Learn about the gimmicky, unproven and even dangerous synthetic additives in organic food and what you can do about it.

Healthwatch on 06/11/12

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Mon, 06/11/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Our Dysfunctional Health Care System and What We Can Do About It

Health and Health Care Forum produced by Roberta Hall.

This special hour-long edition features talks by two distinguished physicians and scholars who toured Oregon recently speaking about health care reform.

Marcia Angell, M.D. is a physician, author, and the first woman to serve as editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine. She currently is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Arnold Seymour Relman M.D. is a professor of medicine, social medicine and emeritus at Harvard Medical School. He is a former editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (1977–91) and writes extensively on medical publishing and reform of the U.S. health care system.

Healthwatch on 06/04/12

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Mon, 06/04/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The First Twenty Minutes

Gretchen Reynolds, the author of the New York Times column "Phys Ed," has been writing about the science of health and fitness for a more than a decade.  Host David Naimon talks with Reynolds about her new book "The First 20 Minutes."

Learn why Reynolds, after writing this book, started to exercise less, the difference between being fit and being skinny, the downsides of stretching and sit-ups, and the health benefits of standing.

Healthwatch on 05/21/12

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Mon, 05/21/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Lowering the Pressure: Natural Approaches to Hypertension

Lowering the Pressure: Natural Approaches to Hypertension

About 74.5 million people in the United States age 20 and older have high blood pressure, which amounts to one in three adults, and it’s often said that in 90-95% percent of the cases, the cause is not known. Since the death rate is so high with this condition, we’ve got a bit of a murder mystery on our hands.

Healthwatch on 05/14/12

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Mon, 05/14/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide

Host Dr. David Naimon talks with Rosemary Gladstar about her new book, Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use. Gladstar is a renowned herbal teacher and practitioner with more than 35 years of experience with herbs. She is the director of the International Herb Symposium and the annual Women's Herbal Conference, cofounder of the Traditional Medicinal Tea Company, and founding president of the nonprofit United Plant Savers.

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

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Mon, 01/09/2012

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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

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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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