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Episode Archive

Healthwatch on 07/12/10

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Mon, 07/12/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Nutritional Medicine in Psychiatry

For Health and Healthcare Forum Roberta Hall presents a panel discussion on "Nutritional Medicine in Psychiatry."

Participants are:
Chris Foulke, Peer, Nutritional Educator
Stephen Lawson, Newsletter Editor, Linus Pauling Inst., OSU
Marcia Liberatore, MD PC, Corvallis Integral Medicine
Eva Edelman, Nutritionist & Outstanding Author of Natural Healing for Bipolar Disorder and Natural Healing for Schizophrenia

Healthwatch on 07/05/10

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Mon, 07/05/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia

Rebecca Wood discusses The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia, an A to Z of selection, preparation, and storage for more than 1000 common and uncommon fruits, vegetables, grains and herbs.

Healthwatch on 06/21/10

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Mon, 06/21/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain

New York Times health editor, Barbara Strauch, discusses her new book The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind. She shares research on how our brains improve as we age, and what we can do to maintain optimal brain function into old age.

Healthwatch on 06/14/10

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Mon, 06/14/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Living Downstream

Poet, biologist and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber, uses all three kinds of experience to investigate the links between cancer and environmental toxins. She discusses the new updated edition of her classic book Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment.

Healthwatch on 05/17/10

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Mon, 05/17/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Community and Health

Health and Healthcare Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Gwen Shepard, Corvallis resident and the NAACP health coordinator for our region (Alaska, Washington and Oregon).
 

Healthwatch on 05/10/10

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Mon, 05/10/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Change Your Brain, Change Your Body

Dr. Daniel Amen, neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and brain imaging expert, discusses the latest research on how the key to a healthier body is a healthy brain.

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer

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Mon, 05/03/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Eating Animals

Bestselling novelist, Jonathan Safran Foer, discusses his first book of nonfiction, Eating Animals.  Learn why eating eggs is crueler than eating beef,  how eating meat contributes to global warming far more than driving your car,  about the meaninglessness of labels such as "cage-free" and "free range" and the link between food and the stories we tell.

Healthwatch on 04/19/10

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Mon, 04/19/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen

Herbalist and acupuncturist Warren Sheir discusses his new book Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen:  Recipes from the East for Health, Healing and Long Life.    The ancient Asian practice of cooking with healing herbs and other therapeutic foods meets Western palates and kitchens in quick, easy and delicious recipes.

Healthwatch on 04/12/10

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Mon, 04/12/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Anti-Cancer: A New Way of Life

All of us have cancer cells in our bodies.  Dr. David Servan-Schreiber discusses why not all of us will develop cancer.  Learn how to develop a science-based anticancer diet and lifestyle, how stress relates to cancer,  why cellphones might be considered the new cigarette 20 years from now and how to find the perfect blend of traditional and alternative health care.

Healthwatch on 04/05/10

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Mon, 04/05/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Is Dirty Electricity Making You Sick?

Deputy editor of Prevention Magazine, Michael Segell,  discusses electromagnetic fields and our health.  Are our laptops and cellphones making us sick?  Tune in to find out. 

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The World Is Fat by Dr. Barry Popkin

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Sun, 02/01/2009

Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Barry Popkin, professor of global nutrition and author of "The World is Fat," about the role played by globalization, modern technology, media and advertising and government in fattening in the population.  Learn the 4 post-WWII trends that have contributed to this phenomenon and the solutions that Dr. Popkin recommends.

 

Dr. Gary Weiner on Adrenal Burnout

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Sun, 01/11/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews local naturopathic physician and acupuncturist, Dr. Gary Weiner, (Co-founder of Pearl Natural Health), about adrenal burnout, its causes, its symptoms, and natural approaches to reverse it.

Underfunctioning adrenal glands can be the missing piece in the treatment of many conditions, with common symptoms such as chronic fatigue, allergies, insomnia, troubling inflammations, and poor stress tolerance.  Yes, you can be tested for it, and naturopathic therapies are well suited to treat it.  Listen and learn more...

 

 

David Gabbe on Nutrition and the Vegan Diet

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Mon, 01/05/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews David Gabbe, author of "David's Pure Vegetarian Kitchen."  They discuss the vegan diet, with an emphasis on cooking and nutrition.

 

Dr. Michael Roizen and You: Being Beautiful

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Sun, 11/30/2008

On today's show, Dr David Naimon presents an interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, author of You: Being Beautiful

 While the world seems to revolve around the superficial elements of beauty, beauty is actually precisely perceived, purposeful, and rooted in hard science. External beauty is our brain’s barometer for measuring health. And research indicates that external beauty influences personality and behavior.

Yet beauty is much more than how we look.   It’s about how we feel and how we define our lives. In You: Being Beautiful Drs. Roizen and Oz provide detailed, innovative, and visual explanations about how beauty and the body work, and then give easy and actionable pieces of advice to help us nudge our beauty (inner and outer) to its maximum potential.

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Comfortably Numb: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation

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Sun, 11/23/2008

 Dr. David Naimon hosts an Interview with Charles Barber about his book "Comfortably Numb: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation."  Barber explores the ways pharmaceutical companies exert pressure on Americans to medicate themselves, how America has come to account for 66% of the global consumption of antidepressants,  and how without an industry to promote them, non-pharmaceutical approaches that have the potential to help millions, are tragically overlooked.

Large drug companies use various means to create an artificial need for their expensive (and highly profitable) products, then rush in to fill the orders.  Drug marketers intentionally blur the distinction between everyday problems and what used to be considered serious mental illness in such a way that people under the daily stress of modern life can be easily persuaded that a quick fix for stress lies in a pill bottle.  Direct-to-Consumer advertising plays a large role, as well as the time and expense related to non-drug therapeutic options, in convincing consumers to request medication in cases that just 10 years ago would have considered drugs to be inappropriate treatments.

 

Charles Barber was educated at Harvard and Columbia and worked for ten years in New York City shelters for the homeless mentally ill.  His book COMFORTABLY NUMB: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation, was released in 2008 to national media attention, including appearances on The Early Show and Fresh Air. His work has appeared in the The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Nation and Scientific American Mind. He has taught nonfiction writing at Wesleyan University. He is currently a senior executive at The Connection, an innovative social services agency, and a lecturer in psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. He lives in Connecticut with his family.

 

 

Keeping Healthy this Winter with Chinese Diet Therapy

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Sun, 11/09/2008

 

Dr. David Naimon interviews local acupuncturist and herbalist, Ellen Goldsmith.  

They discuss ways to stay healthy this winter using Chinese diet therapy.  Recommended reading are Healing With Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford, and Staying Healthy With The Seasons by Dr. Elson Haas.

Dr. David Naimon

 

Your Guide to the Seven Stage Journey Out of Depression

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Sun, 11/02/2008

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. James S. Gordon about his book "Unstuck:  Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression"    Heralded by holistic doctors from  Andrew Weil to Dean Ornish to Christine Northrup,  Unstuck is a practical guide to healing depression without the use of anti-depressants by a world-renowned Harvard-trained psychiatrist.

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Susan Allport, author of The Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed From The Western Diet and What We Can Do To Replace Them.

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Sun, 10/26/2008

 Today, Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Susan Allport, the author of "The Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed From the Western Diet and What We Can Do to Replace Them."

Michael Pollan calls this book a "fascinating nutritional detective story."

Dr. David Naimon

 

 

Dr. Iris Bell and Getting Whole, Getting Well: Healing Holistically From Chronic Illness

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Sun, 10/05/2008

 Dr. David Naimon conducts an interview with Dr. Iris Bell, board-certified psychiatrist, alternative medicine researcher,  award-winning author and university professor.  She will discuss her new book "Getting Whole, Getting Well:  Healing Holistically From Chronic Illness."  Instead of offering an encyclopedia of different therapies, Getting Whole, Getting Well helps you create a personalized holistic healing plan that works.  It guides the reader in choosing the best alternative therapies for their conditions, how to integrate alternative therapies into one's existing medical care, explaining what to expect and how long different therapies should take to work, and how to avoid common mistakes when using alternative medicine.

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Marion Nestle and Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine

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Sun, 09/28/2008

 Dr. David Naimon interviews Marion Nestle, author of of Food Politics and What to Eat, uncovers unexpected connections among the food supplies for pets, for farm animals and ultimately for humans, identifying huge gaps in the global oversight of food safety. Marion Nestle discusses her new book, Pet Food Politics: the Chihuahua in the Coal Mine.

Dr. David Naimon

 

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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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