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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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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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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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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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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

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Healthwatch
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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

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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

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Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Toxin Toxout with Bruce Lourie

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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

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 06/16/2014 - 11:10am - 11:30am
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Roberta Hall presents a panel discussion on "Nutritional Medicine in Psychiatry."

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Mon, 07/12/2010

For Health and Healthcare Forum
Roberta Hall presents a panel discussion on "Nutritional Medicine in Psychiatry."

Participants are:
Chris Foulke, Peer, Nutritional Educator
Stephen Lawson, Newsletter Editor, Linus Pauling Inst., OSU
Marcia Liberatore, MD PC, Corvallis Integral Medicine
Eva Edelman, Nutritionist & Outstanding Author of Natural Healing for Bipolar Disorder and Natural Healing for Schizophrenia

Rebecca Wood discusses The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia

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Mon, 07/05/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Rebecca Wood discusses The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia, an A to Z of selection, preparation, and storage for more than 1000 common and uncommon fruits, vegetables, grains and herbs.

Barbara Strauch and The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind

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Mon, 06/21/2010

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon 

New York Times health editor, Barbara Strauch, discusses her new book The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind. She shares research on how our brains improve as we age, and what we can do to maintain optimal brain function into old age.

 

Sandra Steingraber and Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment

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Mon, 06/14/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Poet, biologist and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber, uses all three kinds of experience to investigate the links between cancer and environmental toxins.  She discusses the new updated edition of her classic book Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment.

 

 

 

Gwen Shepard, Corvallis resident and the NAACP health coordinator for Alaska, Washington and Oregon.

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Mon, 05/17/2010

 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).

Neuroscientist Dr. Daniel Amen discusses the latest research on how the key to a healthier body is a healthy brain.

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Mon, 05/10/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

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.D r. Amen's latest book is "Change Your Brain, Change Your Body."

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer

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Mon, 05/03/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

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.

 

Warren Sheir and Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen: Recipes from the East for Health, Healing and Long Life

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Mon, 04/19/2010

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

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. 

  • Title: Healthwatch 20100419
  • Length: 27:37 minutes (25.28 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Dr. David Servan-Schreiber and the Anti Cancer Book, Diet, and Lifestyle.

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 04/12/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

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.

Deputy editor of Prevention Magazine, Michael Segell, discusses electromagnetic fields and our health.

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Mon, 04/05/2010

 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.

  • Title: Healthwatch 20100405
  • Length: 29:30 minutes (27.01 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

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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