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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.

Healthwatch on 05/07/12

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Mon, 05/07/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Healthy Digestion the Natural Way

Dr. David Naimon talks with Dr. D. Lindsey Berkson, the author of Healthy Digestion the Natural Way: Preventing and Healing Heartburn, Constipation, Gas, Diarrhea, Inflammatory Bowel and Gallbladder Diseases.

Healthwatch on 04/16/12

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Mon, 04/16/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Your Spring Allergies: What are they Telling You?

If you suffer from allergic symptoms in the spring (or any other time), your symptoms may be telling you something valuable, that it may be time to clean things up, make changes, look more deeply at your health. The phenomenon of “allergy” in your body can be related to problems such as chronic fatigue, upper respiratory illness, asthma, eczema, sinus problems, even serious auto-immune diseases.   This spring, listen to your stuffiness, itchy or watery eyes,  congestion, sinus pain, sneezing, or whatever your particular symptoms are.   Your symptoms may be telling you secrets that hold the keys to  unlock other mysteries about your health.

Healthwatch on 04/09/12

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Mon, 04/09/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics

Host David Naimon talks with Marion Nestle, professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University about her new book Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics. Nestle and her co-author Malden Nesheim sort through the misinfomation put forth by food manufacturers and diet program promoters and show how federal and corporate policies have come together to create an "eat more" environment.  Learn how to interpret food labels, evaluate diet claims and understand evidence presented in the popular media.

Healthwatch on 04/02/12

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Mon, 04/02/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog is a medical doctor, herbalist and midwife. She was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the White House Commission of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, was honored by Time Magazine and NPR as an innovator in the field, and serves as the Fellowship director for the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and Clnical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. She talks with host Dr. David Naimon about her new book, National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs: The World's Most Effective Healing Plants.

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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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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"

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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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