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Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection by Catherine Price

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection by Catherine Price

Most of us know nothing about vitamins. What's more, what we think we know is harming both our personal nutrition and our national health. By focusing on vitamins at the expense of everything else, we've become blind to the bigger picture: despite our belief that vitamins are an absolute good--and the more of them, the better--vitamins are actually small and surprisingly mysterious pieces of a much larger nutritional puzzle. In Vitamania, award-winning journalist Catherine Price offers a lucid and lively journey through our cherished yet misguided beliefs about vitamins, and reveals a straightforward, blessedly anxiety-free path to enjoyable eating and good health.

Watch Your Back!-- How the Back Pain Industry Is Costing Us More and Giving Us Less by Dr. Deyo

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Mon, 03/02/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Watch Your Back! by Dr. Richard Deyo

Over the past twenty years, treatment of back pain has become ever more expensive and intensive. Use of MRI scans, narcotic painkillers, injections, and invasive spine surgery have all grown by several hundred percent, yet annual surveys of people with back pain report steadily worse impairments.  Though it may seem counterintuitive, fewer medical interventions may produce better results with back pain. Expecting a probe, a pill, or a procedure to cure is usually unrealistic, yet entire industries promote the notion that someone else will "fix" you. Watch Your Back! exposes these flaws in the current approach to back pain, along with the profit motives and conflicts of interest behind many of them. Richard A.

Gretchen Reynolds and The First Twenty Minutes

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 02/16/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Gretchen Reynolds and 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 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.

(This is an archival interview that originally aired in 2013.)

Nourishing Broth: An Old Fashioned Remedy for a Modern World with Sally Fallon Morell

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Mon, 02/09/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Nourishing Broth: An Old Fashioned Remedy for a Modern World with Sally Fallon Morell

The follow-up book to the hugely best-selling Nourishing Traditions,  NOURISHING BROTH continues to look at the culinary practices of our ancestors,  the immense health benefits of homemade bone broth due to the gelatin and collagen that is present in real bone broth (vs. broth made from powders).  NOURISHING BROTH explores the science behind broth's unique combination of amino acids, minerals and cartilage compounds.

The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries with Dr. Norman Doidge

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Mon, 02/02/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries with Dr. Norman Doidge

For centuries it was believed that the brain’s complexity prevented recovery from damage or disease. The Brain’s Way of Healing shows that this very sophistication is the source of a unique kind of healing. As he did so lucidly in The Brain That Changes Itself, Doidge uses stories to present cutting-edge science with practical real-world applications, and principles that everyone can apply to improve their brain’s performance and health.

Michael Pollan Interview Replayed

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Michael Pollan interview replayed

Healthy Vision: Prevent and Reverse Eye Disease through Better Nutrition with Neal Adams

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Mon, 01/12/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Healthy Vision: Prevent and Reverse Eye Disease through Better Nutrition with Neal Adams

More than 180 million Americans have a problem with their vision. Most believe there's not much they can do on their own to change how much (or how little) they see. Now there is hope. In the past decade, an overwhelming number of clinical studies have shown that eating specific nutrients can help maintain vision well into old age, alleviate eye conditions, and even reverse the progress of diseases. In this book, top ophthalmologist Dr. Neal Adams uses clear, accessible language to translate research from hundreds of clinical studies in ophthalmology and nutrition to show how we can restore and maintain eyesight by changing our diet.

Herbal Antivirals: Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant Viral Infections with Stephen Buhner

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Air date: 
Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Herbal Antivirals: Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant Viral Infections with Stephen Buhner

Take control of your health! Emerging viruses are becoming more virile and aggressive, and traditional medications are becoming less effective against them. In this companion to the best-selling Herbal Antibiotics, Stephen Harrod Buhner offers in-depth instructions on how to prepare and use herbal formulations to strengthen the immune system and treat viral infections such as SARS, influenza, and encephalitis.

Ebola: The Natural & Human History of a Deadly Virus by David Quammen

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ebola: The Natural & Human History of a Deadly Virus by David Quammen
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“A frightening and fascinating masterpiece of science reporting that reads like a detective story.” —Walter Isaacson

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Finding and Treating the Root Cause with Dr. Izabella Wentz

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Finding and Treating the Root Cause with Dr. Izabella Wentz

What’s Really Going on in Hashimoto’s? Hashimoto's is more than just hypothyroidism. Most patients with Hashimoto's will present with acid reflux, nutrient deficiencies, anemia, intestinal permeability, food sensitivities, gum disorders and hypoglycemia in addition to the “typical” hypothyroid symptoms such as weight gain, cold intolerance, hair loss, fatigue and constipation. The body becomes stuck in a vicious cycle of immune system overload, adrenal insufficiency, gut dysbiosis, impaired digestion, inflammation, and thyroid hormone release abnormalities. This cycle is self-sustaining and will continue causing more and more symptoms until an external factor intervenes and breaks the cycle apart.

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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

 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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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 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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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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Healthwatch
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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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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
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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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Healthwatch
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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.

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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