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Healthwatch on 02/11/13

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Mon, 02/11/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Heart of Perfect Health: The Startling Truths About Heart Disease and The Power You Hold to Stop It

 Medical researcher and New York Times bestselling author, Brenda Watson, shares simple, natural ways to reverse the cycle of poor heart health in her current PBS special and latest book, Heart of Perfect Health: The Startling Truths About Heart Disease and The Power You Hold to Stop It.

Healthwatch on 02/04/13

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Mon, 02/04/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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All Natural by Nathanael Johnson

Why, even as medicine improves, are we becoming less healthy? Why are more American women dying in childbirth? Why do we grow fatter the more we diet? Why have so many attempts to save the environment backfired?These are some of the questions that journalist Nathanael Johnson explores in his book "All Natural: A Skeptic's Quest to Discover if the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and Happier."

Healthwatch on 01/14/13

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Mon, 01/14/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Flu: Natural Approaches to Preventing and Treating the Flu

Have you noticed how people are getting sick earlier this winter and staying sick longer? According to the New York Times "the country is in the grip of three emerging flu or flulike epidemics: an early start to the annual flu season with an unusually aggressive virus, a surge in a new type of norovirus, and the worst whooping cough outbreak in 60 years."

Today's guest Dr. Gary Weiner, naturopathic physician, licensed acupuncturist, and founder of Pearl Natural Health in downtown Portland, discusses natural approaches to improving immunity during the flu season and how best to treat the flu once you have it.

Healthwatch on 12/10/12

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Mon, 12/10/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Oregon Public Health Association, Part 2
Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association, Part 2

Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association, Part 2

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Kerri Lopez, staff member at Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, who works with tribal governments in Oregon, Idaho and Washington on developing policies and programs that are beneficial to their tribal members and employees. In the program she describes the policy approach as one in which she and tribal leaders discuss ways to address known health problems and helps them develop programs to meet their individual needs. Kerri gave a talk at the Oregon Public Health Association meetings in October and has served on the OPHA board. 

Healthwatch on 12/03/12

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Mon, 12/03/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Judith Horstmann on her recent book "The Healthy Aging Brain: Welcome to the New Old"
Judith Horstmann on her recent book "The Healthy Aging Brain: Welcome to the New Old"

Health and Health Care Forum hosted by Roberta Hall (Healthwatch is off this month)

A conversation with science writer Judith Horstmann concerning her recent book titled "The Healthy Aging Brain---Welcome to the New Old Age." Judith Horstmann, author of a series of books on the brain spoke at several cities in Oregon on a recent book tour and corrected many myths about aging and brain function and about aging and general health too, to the delight of all elders in the audience. Additionally, her book provides suggestions on maintaining a fully functional brain throughout life.

Healthwatch on 11/19/12

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Mon, 11/19/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Infectious Behavior: Brain-Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia and Depression

Dr. David Naimon talks with Paul H. Patterson, developmental neurobiologist and author of Infectious Behavior: Brain-Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia and Depression.  

"Neurobiologist Patterson has succeeded in his aim of crafting an accessible, even fascinating, book about one of the hottest topics in mental health."--Macleans

Healthwatch on 11/12/12

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Mon, 11/12/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Take Charge Of Your Chronic Pain

Host Dr. David Naimon talks with Dr. Peter Abaci, author of Take Charge of Your Chronic Pain: The Latest Research, Cutting-Edge Tools, and Alternative Treatments for Feeling Better.   Peter Abaci, MD, is board certified in anesthesia and pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He has been in private practice since 1996 and is the Medical Director and Co-Founder of the nationally recognized Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center, located in Los Gatos, California. 

Healthwatch on 11/05/12

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Mon, 11/05/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Kids Beyond Limits: Breakthrough Results for Children With Special Needs

Host. Dr David Naimon talks with Anat Baniel, about her book Kids Beyond Limits: The Anat Baniel Method for Awakening the Brain and Transforming the Life of Your Child with Special Needs.  Anat Baniel has established an international reputation for her work with special-needs children.   Supported by the latest brain research, The Anat Baniel Method uses simple, gentle movements and focus to help children diagnosed with autism, Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy or other developmental disorders.  Her book, Kids Beyond Limits,  guides parents through the nine essentials of the method, each one designed to harness the brain's capacity to heal itself -- with remarkable and sometimes immediate results.

Healthwatch on 10/15/12

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Mon, 10/15/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine

 The Encylopedia of Natural Medicine is a classic reference guide in the field. The recently released third edition is revised and expanded to include the latest cutting-edge natural therapies for the most common ailments.  Murray and Pizzorno present an evidence-based approach to wellness, based on firm scientific findings. They aim to dispel the notion that natural medicine isn’t “real medicine,” offering examples and studies that show the efficacy of a holistic approach to patient care. This book grounds the reader in the seven major tenets of natural medicine and covers important topics in health care today, including cancer prevention, detoxification, and internal cleansing.

Healthwatch on 10/08/12

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Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Are Your Prescriptions Killing You?

You most certainly know someone whose life depends on the prescription drugs they take: it may be your husband, who takes sleeping pills to counteract the anxiety his heart medications cause him, or it may be your aging father, who takes upwards of twenty pills a day for everything from arthritis to high blood pressure. But we’ve all read the headlines: prescription drugs can kill you. If that’s the case, why are so many Americans, particularly those sixty and older, given so many pills, with no regard to how they interact with one another?

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Mark Bittman and "The Food Matters Cookbook"

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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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Mon, 10/11/2010

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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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Mon, 10/04/2010

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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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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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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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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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Mon, 08/16/2010

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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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Mon, 08/09/2010

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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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Mon, 08/02/2010

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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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Mon, 07/19/2010

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

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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