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Healthwatch on 05/17/10

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Mon, 05/17/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Community and Health

Health and Healthcare Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Gwen Shepard, Corvallis resident and the NAACP health coordinator for our region (Alaska, Washington and Oregon).
 

Healthwatch on 05/10/10

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Mon, 05/10/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Change Your Brain, Change Your Body

Dr. Daniel Amen, neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and brain imaging expert, discusses the latest research on how the key to a healthier body is a healthy brain.

Healthwatch on 05/03/10

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Mon, 05/03/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Eating Animals

Bestselling novelist, Jonathan Safran Foer, discusses his first book of nonfiction, Eating Animals.  Learn why eating eggs is crueler than eating beef,  how eating meat contributes to global warming far more than driving your car,   how Safran Foer differs with Michael Pollan regarding meat-eating and "table fellowship,"  and much more.

Healthwatch on 04/19/10

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Mon, 04/19/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen

Herbalist and acupuncturist Warren Sheir discusses his new book Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen:  Recipes from the East for Health, Healing and Long Life.    The ancient Asian practice of cooking with healing herbs and other therapeutic foods meets Western palates and kitchens in quick, easy and delicious recipes.

Healthwatch on 04/12/10

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Mon, 04/12/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Anti-Cancer: A New Way of Life

All of us have cancer cells in our bodies.  Dr. David Servan-Schreiber discusses why not all of us will develop cancer.  Learn how to develop a science-based anticancer diet and lifestyle, how stress relates to cancer,  why cellphones might be considered the new cigarette 20 years from now and how to find the perfect blend of traditional and alternative health care.

Healthwatch on 04/05/10

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Mon, 04/05/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Is Dirty Electricity Making You Sick?

Deputy editor of Prevention Magazine, Michael Segell,  discusses electromagnetic fields and our health.  Are our laptops and cellphones making us sick?  Tune in to find out. 

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.  

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Part 2 Mike Huntington on single payer health care for Oregon

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Mon, 02/14/2011

 Part 2 Mike Huntington on single payer health care for Oregon

Health and Health Care Forum produced by Roberta Hall.

Lobby day for a bill for universal, single payer health care for Oregon residents is scheduled for March 4th at the Capitol in Salem. Health and Healthcare forum features part 2 of 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.

The rally on March 4th will start at 11 a.m., on the Capitol steps. At 1:00 people will go to talk with legislators. At 3:00 the universal health care bill will have its first reading. Everyone is encouraged to attend!

Read The Bill (Draft) Here.

Read WHY we NEED Single Payer Health Insurance in Oregon Here.

Offer Your Comments to the Program HERE

Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book

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Mon, 02/14/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

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.

Joseph Keon, author of "Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth Behind Cow's Milk And Your Health"

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Mon, 02/07/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon.

Today's guest is 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:

"I might be one of the last people you would expect to find questioning the value of dairy products for human health. Not that this is an easy question for most people. The assumption that dairy products are wonderful foods prevails throughout our culture with amazing tenacity. But in my family of origin, this assumption was held with a steadfastness that was virtually religious.
There was a reason. My father founded, owned and ran what became the world’s largest ice cream company --- Baskin-Robbins. Our house included a commercial-sized freezer with each of the 31 flavors, one for each day of the month. By the time I was 21, my father had manufactured and sold more ice cream than any human being who had ever lived on the planet. And he groomed me, his only son, to succeed him. It was his plan that I would follow in his footsteps.


So what am I doing writing a foreword for a book titled Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth About Cow’s Milk And Your Health? It turned out that I didn’t follow my father’s plan, but instead walked away from the company and the money it represented to become an advocate for a healthy and compassionate way of life. And that brings me to this marvelous book by Joseph Keon. Because if you are looking for the truth about dairy products and your health, if you are wanting to understand what scientific research has actually shown, this book is an immensely helpful resource. I consider it, in fact, the best book yet written on the subject."

 

Mike Huntington on Universal, Single Payer Health Care in Oregon

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Mon, 01/10/2011

 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.

Read The Bill (Draft) Here.

Read WHY we NEED Single Payer Health Insurance in Oregon Here.

Offer Your Comments to the Program HERE

 

 

Dr. Mary Fry on Seasonal Depression

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Mon, 01/03/2011

Guest host Tami Dean speaks with Dr. Mary Fry about seasonal depression. Dr. Fry is a naturopathic physician and owner of a Healthy State of Mind, LLC; a clinical practice focusing on the natural treatment of mental illness. Dr. Fry obtained her degree in naturopathic medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She continued her studies with an NIH (National Institute of Health) post-doctoral research fellowship in the department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Fry works collaboratively with psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals in delivering customized care for a wide range of psychiatric and general medical conditions.

Professor Dr. Courtney Campbell on "The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Society Stronger"

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Mon, 12/06/2010

Health and Healthcare Forum
Produced by Roberta Hall

A discussion of the book The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger, by Richard Wilkenson and Kate Pickett. The authors compiled extensive international data to support their premise.  Dr. Courtney Campbell, OSU Professor of Religion and Culture, spoke about the book at a meeting of Physicians for a National Health Care Plan in Corvallis.

 

Brenda Davis and Designing an Optimal Plant-based Diet

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Mon, 11/29/2010

Brenda Davis is the featured speaker in this program from the "Enhancing Health with Plant-Based Nutrition Conference," recorded September 17, 2010.

The title of the talk is "Designing an Optimal Plant-Based Diet." Davis discusses various popular diets along with other nutrition facts and fallacies.

Brenda Davis, a registered dietitian and nutritionist, is the co-author of seven books including The New Becoming Vegetarian: The Essential Guide to a Healthy Vegetarian Diet, first published in 1995, and Becoming Raw in 2010. She is currently on a diabetes research project in the Marshall Islands.

This program was recorded and produced by Mel Reslor.

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  • Length: 57:13 minutes (26.19 MB)
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Naturopath Dr. Elise Schroeder explains Cardiometabolic Risk and Remediation

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Mon, 11/15/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

What is Your Cardiometabolic Risk?

Dr. Elise Schroeder, naturopathic physician, discusses how to fully assess your risk for cardiovascular disease and how best to treat it.

 

Mark Kastel from the Cornucopia Institute on Factory Farm versus Organic Egg Production

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Mon, 11/08/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

An interview with Mark Kastel, senior farm and food policy analyst at the Cornucopia Institute, about their report "Scrambled Eggs: Separating Factory Farm Egg Production from Authentic Organic Agriculture."

 

 

Michael Blanding and "The Coke Machine: The DIrty Truth Behind America's Favorite Soft Drink"

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Mon, 11/01/2010

 Hosted by Naturopath, Dr. David Naimon

An interview with journalist Michael Blanding (The Nation, Boston Globe, New Republic) about his new book "The Coke Machine: The Dirty Truth Behind America's Favorite Soft Drink"

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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