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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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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.

Healthwatch on 08/05/13

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Mon, 08/05/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Natural Home Remedies with Dr. Ed Gibbs
Natural Home Remedies with Dr. Ed Gibbs

 

Dr. Ed  Gibbs is one of the few practitioners in Oregon to be licensed in chiropractic, naturopathic, and Chinese medicine.  He joins host Dr. David Naimon today to discuss natural home remedies.  Learn about the best herbs and supplements to start your own natural medicine cabinet, as well as techniques from poultices to hydrotherapy to address common ailments from cuts and bruises, to fevers, headaches and colds.  

 

Healthwatch on 07/15/13

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Mon, 07/15/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Mental Health for College Students

Health and Health Care Forum (Healthwatch is off today.)

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Jim Gouveia and Amy Thomson of Oregon State University's Counseling and Psychological Services. The theme is mental health for college students. They'll talk about programs to reduce stigma of mental illness; suicide prevention; and programs to help all college students be emotionally comfortable while facing many challenges.

Healthwatch on 07/08/13

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Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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5 Drugs in Your Medicine Cabinet That May Be Making You Sicker

Bestselling author Dr. Michael T. Murray, discusses how five common medications--for sleep, headaches, osteoarthritis, acid reflex and depression---can lead to unforeseen consequences, sometimes even, in the log-run, worsening the condition they are meant to treat. Michael T. Murray ND is a naturopathic physician regarded as one of the world's top authorities on natural medicine. An educator, lecturer, researcher, and health food industry consultant, he is the author of more than 30 books, including his newest with coauthor Joseph Pizzorno ND, The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine.

Healthwatch on 07/01/13

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Mon, 07/01/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Farmacology

Family physician Daphne Miller long suspected that farming and medicine were intimately linked. Increasingly disillusioned by mainstream medicine's mechanistic approach to healing and fascinated by the farming revolution that is changing the way we think about our relationship to the earth, Miller left her medical office and traveled to seven innovative family farms around the country, on a quest to discover the hidden connections between how we care for our bodies and how we grow our food. Farmacology, the remarkable book that emerged from her travels, offers us a compelling new vision for sustainable health and healing—and a wealth of farm-to-body lessons with immense value in our daily lives.  Dr. David Naimon hosts.

Healthwatch on 06/17/13

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Mon, 06/17/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Health and Health Care Forum: Nutrition 2013

Health and Health Care Forum: Nutrition 2013

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Melinda Manore, professor of nutrition and exercise sciences, Oregon State University, about Energy Balance Research and Applications.

In the second part of the show Roberta visits the Linus Pauling Institute and and interviews four participants in the May 18th public presentation session at the Pauling Institute, which does research and teaching on nutrition, micronutrients, and health.

Image above is Melinda Manore; Image below is the Linus Pauling Institute on the OSU campus.

Healthwatch on 06/10/13

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Mon, 06/10/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Book of Woe: The DSM and The Unmaking of Psychiatry

Dr. David Naimon talks with author and psychotherapist Gary Greenberg about his latest book, The Book of Woe, an insider's challenge to psychiatry's scientific pretensions. “Gary Greenberg has become the Dante of our psychiatric age, and the DSM-5 is his Inferno. He guides us through the not-so-divine comedy that results when psychiatrists attempt to reduce our hopelessly complex inner worlds to an arbitrary taxonomy that provides a disorder for everybody. Greenberg leads us into depths that Dante never dreamed of. The Book of Woe is a mad chronicle of so-called madness.”—Errol Morris, Academy Award–winning director, and author of A Wilderness of Error

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Dr. David A. Kessler and his book "The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite"

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Sun, 07/19/2009

 The End of Overeating
 Hosted by: Dr. David Naimon

An interview with former FDA commissioner, Dr. David A. Kessler, about his book "The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite,"  a book that reveals just how the food industry is fueling the country's dangerous and costly eating epidemic.

Robert Gourley on the history of Company-Provided Health Care

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Sun, 07/12/2009

 Health and Health Care Forum
 Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today, Roberta talks to Robert Gourley about the history of our unique, Company-Provided Health Care System.

Amy Lanou and Building Bone Vitality

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Sun, 07/05/2009

 Building Bone Vitality: A Simple, Sensible, Scientific Approach to Preventing Osteoporosis
 Hosted by: David Naimon

 An interview with Amy Lanou, the author of Building Bone Vitality.  Learn the dietary keys to osteoporosis prevention,  the problems with the calcium hypothesis, and a wealth of other bone-health information.

Health and Healthcare Forum on Holistic Chiropractic Care

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Sun, 06/28/2009

 Health and Health Care Forum
 Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today's topic is Holistic Chiropractic Care.

 

The Role of Holistic Wellness in Health Care Reform

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Sun, 06/28/2009

Host Roberta Hall with the Health and Health Care Forum speaks with Virginia Shapiro, D.C., and Dan Shapiro who offer integrative health care  at Holistic Chiropractic Care in Corvallis, Oregon--they discuss their background and philosophy, and issues with health care reform today.

The Health Equity Alliance

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Sun, 06/14/2009

The Health and Health Care Forum 

Host Roberta Hall interviews Ann Zukoski and Karen Keon, of the Health Equity Alliance. They talk about what Health Equity means and how looking at health problems and social problems through a health-equity-lens could help Americans make positive adjustments in our social system.

Dr. Randall Neustaedter on Flu and Flu Prevention

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Sun, 05/31/2009

 Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Randall Neustaedter, President of the Holistic Pediatric Association, and author of the Child Health Guide and Vaccine Guide, about strategies for flu prevention and treatment.

 

Health & Health Care Forum - Dr. Chunhuei Chi

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Sun, 05/24/2009

Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Chunhuei Chi, who is from Taiwan. He talks about economic disparities and other social issues that make health in a society worse and about ways that health care can be restructured. He has advised the Taiwanese government as it developed, and later restructured, its national health plan.

 

Yogi Amrit Desai on Yoga

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Sun, 05/17/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Yogi Amrit Desai, one of the earliest pioneers of Yoga in the Western world.  Yogi Desai has been an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living for over 40 years and is coming to Portland to lead a seminar in Amrit Yoga.

 

Mark Winne and "Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty"

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Sun, 05/10/2009

Closing the Food Gap exposes America's dangerous dietary split: from patrons of food pantries, bodegas, and convenience stores to the more comfortable classes who increasingly seek out organic and local products. Calling largely on his own experience in food activism, and mixing in surprisingly witty observations, Mark Winne ultimately envisions realistic partnerships in which family farms and impoverished communities come together to get healthy, locally produced food onto everyone's table.


"Closing the Food Gap reveals the chasm between the two foodsystems of America-the one for the poor and the one for everyone else. Mark Winne offers compelling solutions for making local, organic, and highly nutritious food available to everyone. It's heartening to find a book that successfully blends a passion for sustainable living with compassion for the poor."
-Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of thhe Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace

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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