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Bone Health with Dr. Lani Simpson

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Bone Health with Dr. Lani Simpson

Part whistle-blower book, part bone health bible, Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide is the first consumer book to expose the shocking difficulty of getting an accurate bone density reading and the serious risks of long-term use of osteoporosis medications, which are often prescribed based on inaccurate readings. In addition to this vital information about bone density testing, Dr. Lani Simpson cuts through the confusion and inaccuracies surrounding osteoporosis and explains what readers can do now to build and maintain healthy bones for life. Dr. Simpson shares her well-rounded, whole-body approach to bone health, including discussions of digestive health, diet, supplements, exercise, and how aging affects the bones.

Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) with Dr. Martin Blank

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) with Dr. Martin Blank

Keys, wallet, cell phone . . . ready to go! Cell phones have become ubiquitous fixtures of twenty-first-century life—suctioned to our ears and stuck in our pockets. Yet, we’ve all heard whispers that these essential little devices give you brain cancer. Many of us are left wondering, as Maureen Dowd recently asked in the New York Times, “Are cells the new cigarettes?” 

The Chronic Cough Enigma

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Chronic Cough Enigma

If you have confusing and unexplained breathing problems or your asthma has not responded to treatment, this book is for you. The Chronic Cough Enigma is written for people who have been coughing for months or years and cannot get useful answers from their doctors. More than 20 million Americans suffer from what is known as enigmatic chronic cough. This book provides insights from Dr. Jamie Koufman’s almost forty years of successfully managing thousands of long-suffering cough patients. Indeed, the typical chronic cough patient who comes to her office has been coughing for more than a decade. This book provides the many who suffer from chronic cough new and potentially life-changing information and the potential to be cured.

Go Wild with Richard Manning

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Go Wild with Richard Manning

Today's guest is award-winning journalist and author Richard Manning.  Manning is co-author with Harvard Medical School Professor John Ratey of GO WILD, a book that argues that although civilization has rapidly evolved, our bodies have not kept pace. This mismatch affects every area of our lives, from our general physical health to our emotional wellbeing. Investigating the power of living according to our genes in the areas of diet, exercise, sleep, nature, mindfulness and more, GO WILD examines how tapping into our core DNA combats modern disease and psychological afflictions from Depression to Diabetes to Heart Disease. By focusing on the ways of the past, it is possible to secure a healthier and happier future, and GO WILD will show you how.

Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling our Modern Plagues

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling our Modern Plagues

In Missing Microbes, Dr. Martin Blaser invites us into the wilds of the human microbiome where for hundreds of thousands of years bacterial and human cells have existed in a peaceful symbiosis that is responsible for the health and equilibrium of our body. Now, this invisible eden is being irrevocably damaged by some of our most revered medical advances—antibiotics—threatening the extinction of our irreplaceable microbes with terrible health consequences. Taking us into both the lab and deep into the fields where these troubling effects can be witnessed firsthand, Blaser not only provides cutting edge evidence for the adverse effects of antibiotics, he tells us what we can do to avoid even more catastrophic health problems in the future.

Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success

Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success

Over four billion people worldwide will survive a trauma during their lives. Some will experience severe post-traumatic stress. Most will eventually recover and return to life as normal. But sometimes, survivors do more than bounce back. Sometimes they bounce forward. Renowned psychology researchers David B. Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz interviewed dozens of men and women to understand how these individuals pushed beyond their experiences to attain greatness. We discover why certain delusions can be healthy, why forgiveness is good for the body, and why reflecting on death can lead to a better life. And, perhaps counterintuitively, we learn how positive thinking is not always a strategy toward the good.

Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked with Paul Raeburn

Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked with Paul Raeburn

For too long, we’ve thought of fathers as little more than sources of authority and economic stability in the lives of their children. Yet cutting-edge studies drawing unexpected links between fathers and children are forcing us to reconsider our assumptions and ask new questions: What changes occur in men when they are “expecting”? Do fathers affect their children’s language development? What are the risks and rewards of being an older-than-average father at the time the child is born? What happens to a father’s hormone levels at every stage of his child’s development, and can a child influence the father’s health? Just how much do fathers matter?

Healthwatch on 07/14/14

Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Health

Toxin Toxout with Bruce Lourie

Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Toxin Toxout with Bruce Lourie

Two of North America's leading environmental activists give practical and often surprising advice for removing toxic chemicals and cleansing our bodies and homes. There are over 80,000 synthetic chemicals in commerce today, including hormone-disrupting phthalates and parabens, cancer-causing pesticides, heavy metals and air pollutants. Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie use their outrageous experiments (they and their brave volunteers are the guinea pigs) to prove how easily our bodies absorb these chemicals from the foods we eat, the air we breathe, and the products we smear on our skin--day after day. Then they give us the good news about what is in our control and the steps we can take for reducing our toxic burden.

Healthwatch on 06/16/14

Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 06/16/2014 - 11:10am - 11:30am
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Health

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Mark Bittman and "The Food Matters Cookbook"

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 10/18/2010

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Mark Bittman, New York Times columnist and bestselling author (How to Cook Everything) who emphasizes cooking that not only improves health but also helps the environment. They will discuss his new book, "The Food Matters Cookbook: 500 Revolutionary Recipes for Better Living."

http://markbittman.com/

Dr. Michael Murray about his latest book "What the Drug Companies Won't Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn't Know"

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 10/11/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

An interview with naturopathic physician Dr. Michael Murray about his latest book "What the Drug Companies Won't Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn't Know:  The Alternative Treatments That May Change Your Life and The Prescriptions That Could Harm You."

Dr. Stephen S. Ilardi and his book "The Depression Cure: The 6-step program to beat depression without drugs"

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 10/04/2010

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

An interview with Dr. Stephen S. Ilardi about his book The Depression Cure: The 6-step program to beat depression without drugs.

 

 

 

Local Naturopath, Dr. Gary Weiner, talks about Adrenal Gland Fatigue; symptoms and solutions.

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 09/20/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Local naturopathic physician and acupuncturist Dr. Gary Weiner discusses the underdiagnosed common condition of adrenal fatigue.  Learn what it is,  what causes it, and how you can improve your energy and mood through addressing the adrenal glands, which are located on top of your kidneys.  

Elizabeth Cohen and her new book "The Empowered Patient"

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 09/13/2010

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen discusses her new book The Empowered Patient.  Learn how to get the right diagnosis, buy the cheapest drugs,  beat your insurance company and get the best medical care every time.

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Dr. Catherine Thomasson on the health effects of global warming.

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 09/06/2010

 Health and Healthcare Forum, Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today's show features Part 1 of an interview with Dr. Catherine Thomasson, past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, on the health effects of global warming.

Catherine Thomasson is the author of Health Implications of a Nuclear Crisis with Iran, World Affairs Journal. Summer 2007, vol 11.

 

An interview with Jill Simons, a certified colon hydrotherapist...

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 08/16/2010

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

An interview with Jill Simons, a certified colon hydrotherapist,  who works at All’s Well that End’s Well in Northeast Portland.  She discusses the health benefits of colonics and their role in detoxification.

John Kallas and his book: Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 08/09/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Botanist, nature photographer, writer, and founder of Wild Food Adventures, John Kallas discusses his new book Edible Wild Plants:  Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate.  Learn how to identify, harvest and prepare nutritious and delicious wild greens within walking distance of your kitchen.

 

Dr. Barbara MacDonald, author of The Breast Cancer Companion on Integrative Cancer Care

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 08/02/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Dr. Barbara MacDonald, author of The Breast Cancer Companion, discusses why integrative healthcare,  naturopathic and conventional medicine together, is so important for the treatment of breast cancer.  She discusses the benefits and challenges in using herbs and nutritional supplements along with chemotherapy and radiation,  strategies to prevent a recurrence, and the philosophy of holistic cancer care.

 

Dr. Alan Logan, author of "Your Skin, Younger" discusses nutritional approaches to better and healthier skin.

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 07/19/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Dr. Alan Logan, author of "Your Skin, Younger" discusses nutritional approaches to better and healthier skin.

 

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