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Healthwatch on 09/16/13

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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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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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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.

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Nutritionist, Dr. Walter Willett, talks about Vitamins and Supplements

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Mon, 01/09/2012

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Do vitamins do more harm than good? Several recent studies have suggested that, but the results have been controversial. Host David Naimon talks with Dr. Walter Willett, Chair of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Willett discusses these studies and which vitamins and minerals are advisable to take, and which ones you should avoid.

 
 
 

 

Dr. Michael F. Holick and the Vitamin D Solution

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Mon, 01/02/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Could our avoidance of sun-exposure to prevent skin cancer be putting us at risk for various other conditions, from chronic pain and more frequent colds and flus, to bone disease and cancer?  Dr. Michael F. Holick, Professor of Medicine and Director of the General Research Unit at Boston University Medical Center,  discusses his book "The Vitamin D Solution." 

The Vitamin D Solution sets a new standard in health and wellness that I believe will change the face of medicine as we know it.”  -Dr. Andrew Weil


 
 

 

Dr. Martin Donohoe talks about social justice and medical care

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Mon, 12/26/2011

 Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Martin Donohoe of the Portland area who teaches a course in public health concerning social justice and medical care at PSU.

 
 

 

 

How We Won Health Care For All in Vermont: Can it Work in Oregon?

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Mon, 12/12/2011

 Kate Welch hosts a discussion about Single Payer Healthcare with Kate Kanelstein, an organizer with the Vermont Workers Center campaign that passed a universal healthcare system in Vermont, and Richard Bruno of Mad as Hell Doctors.

Kate Kanelstein is one of the organizers from the Vermont Workers Center who helped push through the legislation by working at the grass roots level, door to door throughout the state.

Richard Bruno is a medical student at OHSU. He has worked for Physicians for a National Health Program, and interned for Congressman Vic Synder, D. AZ. Richard has been videotaping stories of people affected by the lack of health care and is actively promoting Single Payer.

KBOO is one of the co-sponsors of "How We Won Health Care For All", a 10-city tour through Oregon by Vermont Workers Center organizers Kate Kanelstein and Sarah Weintraub from December 12 - 17.

The Portland event is Saturday December 12, 2011 from 1-4pm at PCC Cascade.

 
 
 

 

Beth Lambert, author of "A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America's Children."

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Mon, 11/21/2011

 Host David Naimon talks with Beth Lambert, author of A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America's Children."

Cereal Crimes: How "Natural" Claims Deceive Consumers

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Mon, 11/14/2011

 Host David Naimon interviews Charlotte Vallaeys, director of Farm and Food Policy at the Cornucopia Institute, about her latest report "Cereal Crimes: How "Natural" Claims Deceive Consumers and Undermine the Organic Label--A Look Down the Cereal and Granola Aisle."

 
 

 

 
 

Jack Norris and "Vegan For Life"

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Mon, 11/07/2011

 Host David Naimon interviews Jack Norris, co-founder and president of Vegan Outreach, about his book Vegan for Life: Everything You Need to Know to Be Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet.

"Here is the book I have been waiting for! Now when people ask me all those questions about how you can be healthy without eating animal products, I can tell them that they will find the answers in Vegan For Life."--Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation and Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University.

 
 
 

 

Dr Daniel Amen and "Unchain Your Brain"

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Mon, 10/17/2011
 

Are you chained to your addiction to sugar, caffeine, food, smoking, drugs, painkillers, internet porn? Adult and child psychiatrist, brain-imaging specialist, and best-selling author, Dr. Daniel Amen discusses how optimizing your brain is the key to breaking free of your addictions. According to Dr. Amen brain dysfunction is the #1 reason people fall victim to addiction, why they can't break free, and why they relapse. But not all addictions are the same. Learn about the six types of addiction based on brain types, and how to find the best solutions for you based on your brain type.

 
 
 
 
 

 

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Lindsey Berkson and her book Healthy Digestion the Natural Way

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Mon, 10/10/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Author and nutritional consultant Lindsey Berkson discusses her book Healthy Digestion the Natural Way. Learn safe, inexpensive and natural ways to address digestive complaints from heartburn and ulcers, to irritable bowel, gallbladder disease and food allergies. Learn how to treat these conditions without drugs and to design a diet tailored to your unique physical makeup, problems and tastes.

 
 
 

 

Why We Get Fat: And What To Do About It

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Mon, 10/03/2011

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New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed science writer Gary Taubes reveals, in his new book, the bad nutritional science of the last century -- none more damaging than the "calories-in, calories-out" model of why we get fat. Learn exactly what good science has been ignored along the way, why certain people are thin, others fat, the role genetics and exercise play in our weight, and an easy-to-follow approach to your diet going forward.

 

 

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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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