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Healthwatch on 02/04/13

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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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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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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?

Healthwatch on 10/01/12

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Mon, 10/01/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Food Slueth Radio

This is an episode of Food Slueth Radio, featuring Grant Lunberg, CEO of Lunberg Family Farms.

 

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Dr. Mark Bricca, local naturopathic physician, and Prostate Health, Part 2

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Mon, 09/19/2011

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Back by popular demand!  Dr. Mark Bricca, local naturopathic physician and acupuncturist, returns to Healthwatch to continue his talk about naturopathic approaches to common prostate conditions.

 
 
 

 

Amy Joy Lanou and Dr. Neal Barnard of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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Mon, 09/12/2011

 Today's Healthwatch features talks by two speakers who will be featured at the upcoming professional speakers series "Enhancing Health with Plant-Based Nutrition" at Adventist Medical Center and at the NorthWest VegFest at the Convention Center, Amy Joy Lanou and Dr. Neal Barnard.

Dr. Amy Joy Lanou, Ph.D., is a senior nutrition scientist with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and an assistant professor of health and wellness for the University of North Carolina-Asheville (UNCA). Dr. Lanou is the author of "Building Bone Vitality: A Revolutionary Diet Plan to Prevent Bone Loss and Reverse Osteoporosis" and "Healthy Eating for Life for Children."

Neal Barnard is the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). Dr. Barnard is also president of The Cancer Project, a nonprofit organization advancing cancer prevention and survival through nutrition education and research. Dr. Barnard is the author of "Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes" and the recently released "21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart"

Dr. Lanou's talk was recorded at Barnes & Noble (Lloyd Center) from April 2002. Dr. Barnard's talk was recorded at the old Northwest Neighborhood Cultural Center from Feb. 1999.

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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

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Mon, 09/05/2011

Host David Naimon interviews Siddhartha Mukherjee, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction for his book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of CancerThe Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer.

The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence. Physician, researcher, and award-winning science writer, Siddhartha Mukherjee examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective, and a biographer’s passion. The result is an astonishingly lucid and eloquent chronicle of a disease humans have lived with—and perished from—for more than five thousand years.

The story of cancer is a story of human ingenuity, resilience, and perseverance, but also of hubris, paternalism, and misperception. Mukherjee recounts centuries of discoveries, setbacks, victories, and deaths, told through the eyes of his predecessors and peers, training their wits against an infinitely resourceful adversary that, just three decades ago, was thought to be easily vanquished in an all-out “war against cancer.” The book reads like a literary thriller with cancer as the protagonist.

From the Persian Queen Atossa, whose Greek slave may have cut off her diseased breast, to the nineteenth-century recipients of primitive radiation and chemotherapy to Mukherjee’s own leukemia patient, Carla, The Emperor of All Maladies is about the people who have soldiered through fiercely demanding regimens in order to survive—and to increase our understanding of this iconic disease.

Riveting, urgent, and surprising, The Emperor of All Maladies provides a fascinating glimpse into the future of cancer treatments. It is an illuminating book that provides hope and clarity to those seeking to demystify cancer.

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Local acupuncturist Ellen Goldsmith discusses how to use Chinese diet therapy to increase your energy and reduce your stress.

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Mon, 08/15/2011

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Local acupuncturist Ellen Goldsmith discusses how to use Chinese diet therapy to increase your energy and reduce your stress.

 
 
 

 

Dr. Mark Bricca on Naturopathic Prostate Health

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Mon, 08/08/2011

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A discussion with Dr. Mark Bricca, Portland naturopath and acupuncturist, about naturopathic ways to prevent and treat common prostate conditions.

 
 
 

 

Portland Patient-Physician Cooperative - No Insurance Required

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Mon, 08/01/2011

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Can't afford health insurance? Do you wish there was a way to receive healthcare at fair prices without insurance companies as the middleman? Today we talk with two people, Tony McCormick and Christopher Pierce, who are actively involved in the creation of a Patient-Physician Cooperative here in Portland.

 

Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

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Mon, 07/18/2011

What is the cost of eating foods out of season?  Host David Naimon interviews award-winning journalist Barry Estabrook about his new book Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit.   Learn how the winter tomato industry in Florida affects not only the taste and nutrition of tomatoes, but also how it actually supports modern-day slavery right here in the United States.

Marc Agronin and How We Age: A Doctor's Journey into the Heart of Growing Old

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Mon, 07/11/2011

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Today, Dr. Naimon speaks with Geriactric Psychiatrist,  Dr. Marc Agronin, author of the book How We Age: A Doctor's Journey into the Heart of Growing Old

Richard Louv and his new book "The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and The End of Nature-Deficit Disorder"

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Mon, 06/20/2011

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An interview with the bestselling author of Last Child In The Woods, Richard Louv, about his new book "The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and The End of Nature-Deficit Disorder." Learn how contact with nature affects human health.

Nutritionist Kelly Dorfman and "What's Eating Your Child?"

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Mon, 06/13/2011

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An interview with Kelly Dorfman, author of "What's Eating Your Child? The Hidden Connections Between Food and Childhood Ailments." Learn about the ways certain foods can contribute to recurrent ear infections, anxiety, stomach aches, picky eating, rashes, hyperactivity and more.

 

 

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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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