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Robert Whitaker on Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America

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Madness Radio
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Mon, 08/02/2010

 Hosted by Will Hall

Today's guest is Robert Whitaker, author of Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America

 

29:35 minutes (27.09 MB)

Dr. Barbara MacDonald, author of The Breast Cancer Companion on Integrative Cancer Care

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Healthwatch
program date: 
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.

 
28:09 minutes (25.77 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 07/29/2010

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Thu, 07/29/2010

Oregon House District 43 is one of the most diverse in the state.  It also faces some of the biggest challenges:  high unemployment, high rates of police misconduct, high displacement from gentrification.

This week Dave and Jo Ann talked with State Rep. Lew Frederick about what role the state can play in addressing some of these problems. 

53:24 minutes (48.89 MB)

Healthwatch on 08/09/10

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 08/09/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods From Dirt to Plate

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.

Voices from the Edge on 07/22/2010

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Thu, 07/22/2010

This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave ask the question "Are the good guys ahead?" Local progressive may be feeling a bit down over the direction of local and state politics lately. City Hall seems more disconnected than ever from the world in which most Portlanders live. Earlier this week, city council voted 4-1 (Commissioner Fritz abstaining) to put a new bond measure before voters for a new communications system and other equipment for the Fire Bureau. With so many city services taking hits - and at least on other proposed bond measure being put on hold because of the economy - should there have been a community discussion about whether this measure could wait? Oregon's gubernatorial race - "Doc vs.

55:18 minutes (50.63 MB)

Dwayne Ratleff and Don't Eat That, an iPhone Food Safety Application

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Wed, 07/21/2010

Hosted by Lisa Loving 

Today's guest is Dwayne Ratleff, who has written an iPhone Application devoted to tracking Food Additives, what they are, and what they do to your health.  It is intended to be a shopping reference, so you can evaluate the safety of the foods you propose to serve your family *before* you put the product into your shopping cart.

The Application is called "Don't Eat That" and can be found at the iTunes Store here.

 

52:27 minutes (24.02 MB)

New Eco-Healthy Homes Guide from OEC

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 07/20/2010

Oregon Environmental Council has released a new guide book, the "Eco-Healthy Homes Checkup Kit".  KBOO's Jacob Anderson-Minshall spoke with Jen Coleman from OEC about the organization, toxins in our homesand what people can do to improve the health of their homes.  Oregonians can get a free copy of the publication via OEC's website (oeconline.org) or by clicking here.

4:44 minutes (4.33 MB)

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

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Healthwatch
program date: 
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.

28:08 minutes (25.77 MB)

Healthwatch on 08/02/10

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 08/02/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Breast Cancer Companion

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.

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