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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.

Healthwatch on 03/19/12

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Mon, 03/19/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Holistic Baby Guide: Alternative Care For Common Health Problems

Randall Neustaedter is a licensed acupuncturist and doctor of Chinese Medicine who has practiced and taught holistic medicine for more than 30 years, specializing in pediatrics. He is the author of The Vaccine Guide and Child Health Guid among others and is here today to talk about his book The Holistic Baby Guide: Alternative Care for Common Health Problems. David Naimon hosts.

Healthwatch on 03/12/12

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Mon, 03/12/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Violence and Its Impact on the Health of American Youth

Violence and Its Impact on the Health of American Youth

Today's Healthwatch features a special hour-long Health and Health Care Forum program hosted by Roberta Hall.

She speaks with Dr. Chinh Le, a Corvallis pediatrician, and Terrence Killian, a manager and social worker at the Children's Farm Home, about 'developmental trauma' and how domestic violence during early life affects children and adults----and strategies to prevent it and to treat it.

Photo above is of Dr. Chinh Le and Terrence Killian.

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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.

Ethan Watters, author of "Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche."

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Mon, 03/15/2010

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon 

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."

 
 

 

Dr Randall Neustaedter and his book, "The Holistic Baby Guide: Alternative Care for Common Health Problems"

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Mon, 03/01/2010

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An interview with Dr. 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.

 
 

 

The Ten Things You Need to Eat, an interview with Anahad O'Connor

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Mon, 02/15/2010

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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.

A Holistic Approach to Depression - Interview with Dr. Kim Hapke

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Tue, 02/09/2010

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.  

 

 

Dr. Jennifer Tufenkian and A Holistic Approach to Weight Loss

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Mon, 02/01/2010

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 A holistic approach to weight loss.  A discussion with local naturopathic physician, Dr. Jennifer Tufenkian,  from the Bambú Clinic, (503-274-9360) about the importance of an individualized, holistic, mind-body approach to achieving your optimal weight.  

 

 
 
 

Dr. Peter D'Adamo: Change Your Genetic Destiny: Your Personalized Plan to Lose Weight, Boost Energy and Improve Immunity

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Mon, 01/11/2010

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An interview with Dr. Peter D'Adamo, the author of the worldwide bestselling book Eat Right 4 Your Type, about his new book Change Your Genetic Destiny:  Your Personalized Plan to Lose Weight, Boost Energy and Improve Immunity.

 

Menopausibilities: Restoring Hormonal Health and Balance, Naturally

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Mon, 01/04/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Today's guests are Kyle Bell McAvoy, NP, and Candace Burch, MA, from Menopausibilities, a Women's Health Work Center that centers on helping women in midlife pause and consider the possibilities for reinvention, rediscovery, and renewal by restoring hormonal health and balance in their lives. 

 
 

Acupuncturist Maria Perez discusses Community Acupuncture as part of healthcare reform.

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Mon, 11/16/2009

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Acupuncturist Maria Perez discusses Community Acupuncture as part of healthcare reform.

 

Herbalist Andrew Gaeddert & Healing Digestive Disorders: Natural Treatments for Gastrointestinal Conditions

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Mon, 11/09/2009

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Healing Digestive Disorders: Natural Treatments for Gastrointestinal Conditions

 Herbalist Andrew Gaeddert,  author of Healing Digestive Disorders: Natural Treatments for Gastrointestinal Conditions, and Chinese Herbs in the Western Clinic,  discusses natural approaches to chronic digestive complaints.  

 

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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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