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Mon, 12/08/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Healthwatch is on break for the rest of the month. Instead we'll hear Health and Healthcare Forum with host Roberta Hall from Corvallis.

The guest is Ruth Palma, a nurse practitioner who discusses her profession, current problems in the health care system , and the need for universal health care.

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Mon, 12/01/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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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.

Healthwatch on 11/24/08

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Mon, 11/24/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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Comfortably Numb: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation

 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, nonpharmaceutical approaches that have the potential to help millions, are tragically overlooked.

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Mon, 11/10/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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Keeping Healthy this Winter with Chinese Diet Therapy

 Local acupuncturist and herbalist, Ellen Goldsmith, talks about ways to stay healthy this winter using Chinese diet therapy.

Healthwatch on 11/03/08

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Mon, 11/03/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven Stage Journey Out of Depression

 An Interview with 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.

Healthwatch on 10/27/08

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Mon, 10/27/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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Interview with the author of The Queen of Fats

 An interview with 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."

Healthwatch on 10/06/08

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Mon, 10/06/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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Getting Whole, Getting Well by Dr. Iris Bell

 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.

Healthwatch on 09/29/08

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Mon, 09/29/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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Pet Food Politics: an interview with Marion Nestle

 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.

Healthwatch on 09/22/08

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Mon, 09/22/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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HIV in Portland African and African-American Communities

 Interview with Catherine Azouyangui, case manager of the Minority AIDS Initiative. She will talk about the challenges and barriers towards getting medical care to Portland's HIV positive African and African-American communities.

Healthwatch on 09/08/08

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Mon, 09/08/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
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Cold Prevention and Immune Boosting

 An interview with Randall Neustaedter, author of Child Health Guide: Holistic Pediatrics for Parents, and The Vaccine Guide, about strategies for preventing colds and boosting immunity in adults and children.

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Is Your Organic Milk Really Organic?: The Corporate Takeover of Organic Dairies

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Mon, 05/16/2011

 Hosted by Dr. Naimon.

 

Mark Kastel, co-founder of the Cornucopia Institute, a progressive farm policy research group based in Wisconsin, discusses the corporate takeover of organic milk, and how corporations are getting around the implementation of organic practices while still calling their products "organic." He shares the Cornucopia scorecard that rates companies by how well they are adhering to the spirit of the organic guidelines, discusses the environmental, cultural and health benefits of supporting truly organic dairy practices, and how we can maintain the integrity of organic dairies going forward.

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Marcella Pick and her book, "Are You Tired and Wired?"

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Mon, 05/09/2011

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Marcelle Pick, author, nurse practitioner and medical advisor to Healthy Living Magazine discusses her new book Are You Tired and Wired? She explores why people are suffering through the day irritable, forgetful, depressed, craving sweets, exhausted and yet unable to sleep well at night. Learn the underlying causes of being tired and wired and how to break the cycle.

 

The Depression Cure: The 6 Step Program To Beat Depression Without Drugs

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Mon, 05/02/2011

Hosted by: David Naimon

Psychology professor Stephen Ilardi discusses his 6-step program to beat depression without drugs in his book "The Depression Cure." 

"Practical, straightforward and grounded in persuasive research, this book is recommended for anyone seeking an alternative approach to treating depression."--Library Journal


Raising Elijah:Protecting Our Children In An Age of Environmental Crisis

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Mon, 04/18/2011

Biologist, author and mother, Sandra Steingraber discusses her new book Raising Elijah. Steingraber demonstrates how the intimate world of parenting connects to the public world of policy-making and how the ongoing environmental crisis is fundamentally a crisis of family life.

Robert Whitaker and the astonishing rise in Mental Illness in America

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Mon, 04/11/2011

Hosted by Naturopath, Dr. David Naimon

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."

Diana Beresford-Kroeger talks about the Interdependence between Health and the EcoSystem

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Mon, 04/04/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

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.

Jeanne Nelson, Program Manager for the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Program for Benton County

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Mon, 03/21/2011

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.

Dr. Gary Weiner talks about losing weight in a sustainable, healthy way

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Mon, 03/14/2011

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

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

Dr. Mark Bricca discuses the importance of a Whole Person approach to Cancer Care

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Mon, 03/07/2011

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

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

Barbara Almond and her book "The Monster Within: The Hidden Side of Motherhood"

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Mon, 02/21/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

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. Weaving together case histories with rich examples from literature and popular culture, Almond uncovers the roots of ambivalence, tells how it manifests in lives of women and their children, and describes a spectrum of maternal behavior--from normal feelings to highly disturbed mothering characterized by blame, misuse, abuse, even child murder. In a society where perfection in parenting is the unattainable ideal, this compassionate book offers some prescriptions for relief by showing women how they can affect positive change in their lives.

"Just the thing for a gray and drizzly autumn afternoon. Drawing on her thirty-seven years of practice as a psychoanalyst as well as her own experiences as a mother, Almond leads an adventurous tour through the shadowy, secret parts of the mother's psyche. . . An oddly compelling read."--New Yorker


 

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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