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Why Can't My Child Behave? Surprising Dietary Factors in Childhood Behavior

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Mon, 11/11/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Why Can't My Child Behave? by Jane Hersey
Dr. Naimon talks with Jane Hersey author of Why Can't My Child Behave?  about the role of diet in childhood behavioral problems.  Refined sugars and flours are not the only culprits, or always the main ones.  Recent research shows that exposure to synthetic food dyes, certain nutritional deficiencies and allergens can also be behind mood swings, ADHD, and learning difficulties in some children.  Jane Hersey is the national director of the nonprofit Feingold Association, and a former teacher and Head Start consultant. She has testified before the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Congress about diet and ADHD. 

Healing from Depression: Twelve Weeks to a Better Mood with Douglas Bloch

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Mon, 11/04/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Healing from Depression: Twelve Weeks to a Better Mood
Healing from Depression, by Douglas Bloch, is a 12-week program that combines his inspirational story with a comprehensive manual offering practical strategies to everyone who suffers from this debilitating condition. Douglas Bloch, M.A., is an author, teacher and counselor who writes and speaks on the topics of psychology, healing and spirituality.

Clean Gut: The Breakthrough Plan for Eliminating the Root Cause of Disease

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Mon, 10/21/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Clean Gut: The Breakthrough Plan for Eliminating the Root Cause of Disease

Many of today’s most-diagnosed ailments can be traced back to an injured and irritated gut. The gut is an intricate and powerful system, naturally designed to protect and heal the body every moment of every day  And yet for far too many of us, this remarkable system is in disrepair, which leads to all kinds of health problems—from extra pounds, aches and pains, allergies, mood swings, and lack of libido, to heart disease, cancer, autoimmune disorders, insomnia, and depression. But we no longer have to be sick to get healthy. In this groundbreaking program, Alejandro Junger, M.D. explains how instead of treating the symptoms as they arise, we can preemptively attack disease before it takes root in the gut.  Dr. David Naimon hosts.

Healthwatch on 10/14/13

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Mon, 10/14/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Reboot Your Brain: A Natural Approach with Gary Null

The culmination of thirty-five years of research in anti-aging sciences, Reboot the Brain shows how Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, memory loss, depression, anxiety, dementia, and other mental conditions can be addressed without drugs. Gary Null describes each condition and prescribes the appropriate mix of diet, exercise, lifestyle modifications, and nutritional supplements to restore maximum mental health. Did you know that caffeine can contribute to depression? Or that zinc, taken in the right dosage, can diminish tremors from Parkinson’s? Null describes homeopathic and herbal remedies, supplements, and recipes that are beneficial for each specific condition, giving advice that is groundbreaking and yet simple enough to be adapted by anyone.

Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar & Autism Spectrum

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Mon, 10/07/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar & Autism Spectrum

In recent years there has been an alarming rise in the number of children assigned a mental health diagnosis. Current data from the CDC reveal a 41 percent increase in rates of ADHD diagnoses over the past decade, a 44-fold spike in bipolar disorder diagnoses, and a 78% increase in Autism spectrum diagnoses since 2002.  Dr. Enrico Gnaulati, a clinical psychologist specializing in childhood and adolescent therapy and assessment, has witnessed firsthand the push to diagnose these disorders in youngsters.

Healthwatch on 09/16/13

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Mon, 09/16/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs and Sugar, Your Brain's Silent Killers

Neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter is a leader in the field of nutritional influences on neurological disorders.  Today on Healthwatch he discusses his latest book Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs and Sugar.  Learn about the latest research on how elevated blood sugar, even just slightly elevated, can considerably increase your risk of dementia, the ways in which hidden gluten intolerances can lead to neurological symptoms (e.g. depression, ADHD, movement disorders), and why dietary fat is more friend than foe when it comes to brain health.  Dr. Perlmutter also discusses the cutting edge science of neurogenesis, the dietary and lifestyle choices we can make to increase the formation of new neurons as we age.  Dr.

Healthwatch on 09/09/13

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Mon, 09/09/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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A look at Cover Oregon, the Insurance Exchange

Today hear Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall reports on Cover Oregon, the Insurance exchange and the process by which Oregonians, as individuals and small businesses, can apply for financial help as they select healthcare coverage that will be required in 2014.

The Benton County library meeting room hosted a standing-room only audience on August 20th as people gathered to learn about Cover Oregon; Ron Green, chair of Mid-Valley Health Care Advocates, (in the photo above), served as emcee.

Healthwatch on 09/02/13

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Mon, 09/02/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Stresses on the health of women workers

Healthwatch is off today.

From the Women's International News Gathering Service we hear Women's work skills and stresses affect health. Part 1 includes cleaners, elementary teachers and shelter workers.

Healthwatch on 08/19/13

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Mon, 08/19/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Expecting Better: Why Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong--and What You Really Need to Know
Expecting Better: Why Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong--and What You Really Need to Know

Pregnancy—unquestionably one of the most pro­found, meaningful experiences of adulthood—can reduce otherwise intelligent women to, well, babies. We’re told to avoid cold cuts, sushi, alcohol, and coffee, but aren’t told why these are forbidden. Rules for prenatal testing are hard and fast—and unexplained. Are these recommendations even correct? Are all of them right for every mom-to-be? In Expecting Better, award-winning economist Emily Oster proves that pregnancy rules are often misguided and sometimes flat-out wrong.  A mom-to-be herself, Oster debunks the myths of pregnancy using her particular mode of critical thinking: economics, the study of how we get what we want.

Healthwatch on 08/12/13

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Mon, 08/12/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Eating on the Wild Side with Jo Robinson
Eating on the Wild Side with Jo Robinson

In Eating on the Wild Side investigative journalist Jo Robinson describes how 400 generations of farmers have made food less nutritious.  Wild apples, for example, have from three to 100 times more antioxidants than Galas and Honeycrisps, and are five times more effective in killing cancer cells. How do we begin to recoup the losses of essential nutrients? By "eating on the wild side"--choosing present-day fruits and vegetables that come closest to the nutritional bounty of their wild ancestors. Robinson explains that many of these jewels of nutrition are hiding in plain sight in our supermarkets, farmers markets, and U-pick orchards. Eating on the Wild Side provides the world's most extensive list of these superlative varieties.

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Healthy Digestion the Natural Way

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Mon, 05/07/2012

 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.

A complete guide to healing your digestive problems, once and for all—safely, inexpensively, naturally.  Good digestion is fundamental to good health, and even such common problems as chronic heartburn and gas can have harmful effects on virtually every cell in your body. Quick fixes such as over-the-counter and prescription medications don’t address the real causes of the problems: they only mask symptoms. Nature, on the other hand, offers a variety of gentle, readily available remedies that not only treat underlying digestive problems but also help to promote overall well-being. Learn about natural solutions and how to put them to work for you in Healthy Digestion the Natural Way. Dr. D. Lindsey Berkson clearly and simply explains the normal digestive processes and what can happen to interfere with them.

 
 
 

 

Dr. Gary Weiner about how to decipher what your spring allergies

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Mon, 04/16/2012

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

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.

Host Dr. David Naimon talks with local naturopathic physician and acupuncturist Dr. Gary Weiner about how to decipher what your spring allergies may be telling you about your health and how to best address these symptoms.

 

 

Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics

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Mon, 04/09/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Today's Guest is 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.

"It is essential reading not only for people interested in food policy but for everyone who wants to eat well and be well."---Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation

 

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog and the National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs

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Mon, 04/02/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

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.

 
 

 

Holistic Baby Guide: Alternative Care For Common Health Problems

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Mon, 03/19/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

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 ofThe Vaccine Guide and Child Health Guid among others and is here today to talk about his bookThe Holistic Baby Guide: Alternative Care for Common Health Problems.

 

 
 

 

Violence and Its Impact on the Health of American Youth

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Mon, 03/12/2012

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.

 
 
 

 

Heart 411: The Definitive Guide to Heart Health

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Mon, 03/05/2012

 Host David Naimon talks with Dr. Steven Nissen, chairman of the department of cardiovascular medicine at Cleveland Clinic about his book Heart 411: The Only Guide to Heart Health You'll Ever Need.   Learn which tests you need, how emotions affect your heart and the facts and fictions about heart-healthy eating.

 
 

 

 

Dr. Gary Small and his book, "The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life."

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Mon, 02/20/2012

 Host Dr. David Naimon talks with Dr. Gary Small, director of the UCLA Longevity Center, about his new book "The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life."

 
 

The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs

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Mon, 02/13/2012

 Host Dr. David Naimon talks with psychology professor Stephen Ilardi.  They discuss his book, "The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs."

Practical, straightforward and grounded in persuasive research, this book is recommended for anyone seeking an alternative approach to treating depression."
--Library Journal

 
 

Suzy Cohen, Author of Diabetes Without Drugs

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Mon, 02/06/2012

 Host Dr. David Naimon talks with author and licensed pharmacist Suzy Cohen about her book, "Diabetes Without Drugs: The 5-Step Program To Control Blood Sugar Naturally and Prevent Diabetes Complications." Most doctors consider diabetes a one-way street--once you have it, your only option is to manage symptoms with a restricted diet, close monitoring of blood sugar and expensive medications. Cohen discusses how you can treat diabetes through safe, natural means, all backed by scientific studies, rather than strictly relying on pharmaceuticals.

Suzy Cohen is the author of "The 24-Hour Pharmacist" and writes the syndicated health column "Dear Pharmacist."

 
 

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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