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Episode Archive

Institute for Responsible Nutrition: an Interview with Wolfram Alderson, Founding Executive Director

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Institute for Responsible Nutrition: Sugar: The Bitter Truth
Wolfram Alderson is the founding executive director and COO of the Institute for Responsible Nutrition whose vision is to strengthen the movement to enlighten the public about food and nutrition that reduces food-related illness and promotes a healthy society.The institute was co-founded by Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric neuroendocrinologist from the University of California in San Francisco. Dr Lustig elevated the conversation about sugar when he delivered a stinging indictment about the high intake of sugar on the health of children and society in a talk entitled Sugar: The Bitter Truth viewed on You Tube by over 6 million viewers.

Fortify Your Life: A Trusted Guide Through The Supplement Aisle with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 02/01/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Fortify Your Life with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog

These days, even if you’re eating organic, choosing local, and doubling up on fruits and vegetables, you’re probably still not getting the nutrients you need. We live high-stress lives, prescription drugs deplete our reserves, processed foods are convenient but not that nutritious. Meanwhile, new products promise better sex, shaper minds, and effortless weight loss.  How do you seperate the hype from the truly healthful? In Fortify Your Life, integrative health physician, Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. demystifies key vitamins, minerals, and supplements.  She shows how to design a personalized supplement plan based on genetics, age, gender, and lifestyle and gives simple guidelines on how to read labels and judge brands.

Food as Medicine Institute: An Interview with Dr. Julie Briley

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Food as Medicine Institute: An Interview with Dr. Julie Briley
One in three children born after the year 2000 may develop Type 2 Diabetes or heart related disease including high blood presure or high cholesterol in their lifetime, many of them before adulthood. The National College of Natural Medicine's (NCNM), Food as Medicine Institute (FAMI) has taken on connecting people to healthy good food through their hands on community cooking programs. Dr. Julie Briley, co-founder joins Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. to explore the options for changing and improving the way we eat and ultimately our health.

Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We "Catch" Mental Illness

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 01/04/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We "Catch" Mental Illness

Is it possible to catch autism or OCD the same way we catch the flu? Can a child's contact with cat litter lead to schizophrenia? In her eye-opening new book, National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Harriet Washington reveals that we can in fact "catch" mental illness. In INFECTIOUS MADNESS, Washington presents the new germ theory, which posits not only that many instances of Alzheimer's, OCD, and schizophrenia are caused by viruses, prions, and bacteria, but also that with antibiotics, vaccinations, and other strategies, these conditions can be prevented and/or treated.

Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in Search for a Living Past by Dr Peter Levine

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 12/14/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in Search for a Living Past by Dr Peter Levine
In Trauma and Memory, bestselling author Dr. Peter Levine (creator of the Somatic Experiencing approach) tackles one of the most difficult and controversial questions of PTSD/trauma therapy: Can we trust our memories? Building on his 45 years of successful treatment of trauma and utilizing case studies from his own practice, Dr. Levine while acknowledging that memory can be trusted, he argues that the only truly useful memories are those that might initially seem to be the least reliable: memories stored in the body and not necessarily accessible by our conscious mind.

A Woman's Libido: What Makes It or Breaks It?

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 11/09/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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It was only in 2008 that low libido in women was recognized as a physiological issue. Millions of women in America experience low libido at sometime in their lives, and many doctors still do not ask about it. Dr. Erin Lommen, naturopathic physician and co-author of Slim, Sane and Sexy: A Pocket Guide to Natural, Bioidentical Hormone Balance  joins host Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. to discuss how hormonal imbalance affects a woman's life in myriad ways: from energy, stress resilience, mood, sleep to sexual desire and response. 

The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health by David Montgomery & Anne Biklé

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health

Prepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. Good health--for people and for plants--depends on Earth's smallest creatures. The Hidden Half of Nature tells the story of our tangled relationship with microbes and their potential to revolutionize agriculture and medicine, from garden to gut. 

The People's Pharmacy: Home Remedies with Joe and Terry Graedon

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 10/19/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
The People's Pharmacy: Home Remedies

From coconut for diarrhea to Oolong tea for eczema, from Listerine for acne and dandruff to pickle juice for hiccups, the "People's Pharmacy" NPR personalities Joe and Terry Graedon report the best of the anecdotes they have heard over the years, in this easy-to-use, Q-and-A paperback guide to home remedies, healthy diet, and foods that heal. Packed with practical information, easily accessible, and grounded in medical science, this indispensable guide comes from two totally reliable sources: the People's Pharmacy and National Geographic.

Black Man in a White Coat by Damon Tweedy

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Black Man in a White Coat by Dr. Damon Tweedy

Black Man in a White Coat examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine. As Tweedy transforms from student to practicing physician, he discovers how often race influences his encounters with patients. Through their stories, he illustrates the complex social, cultural, and economic factors at the root of most health problems in the black community. These issues take on greater meaning when Tweedy is himself diagnosed with a chronic disease far more common among black people.

Gaining Ground with Elaine Velazquez and Barbara Bernstein

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Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 09/21/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Gaining Ground with Elaine Velazquez and Barbara Bernstein

GAINING GROUND, a feature-length documentary film by Elaine Velazquez and Barbara Bernstein (premeiring Sept 30th & October 1st at Cinema 21), tells the stories of farmers making extraordinary changes in their farming practices so they can feed their local communities sustainably grown produce and grains. From farms in Oregon’s fertile Willamette Valley to underserved communities of color in Richmond, California, GAINING GROUND reveals the tenacity and courage of these diverse urban and rural farmers, committed to serving and empowering their communities. Gaining Ground instills in its viewers the potential to create change on a personal, local and global scale.

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Dr. Mark Bricca, local naturopathic physician, and Prostate Health, Part 2

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 09/19/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Back by popular demand!  Dr. Mark Bricca, local naturopathic physician and acupuncturist, returns to Healthwatch to continue his talk about naturopathic approaches to common prostate conditions.

 
 
 

 

Amy Joy Lanou and Dr. Neal Barnard of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 09/12/2011

 Today's Healthwatch features talks by two speakers who will be featured at the upcoming professional speakers series "Enhancing Health with Plant-Based Nutrition" at Adventist Medical Center and at the NorthWest VegFest at the Convention Center, Amy Joy Lanou and Dr. Neal Barnard.

Dr. Amy Joy Lanou, Ph.D., is a senior nutrition scientist with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and an assistant professor of health and wellness for the University of North Carolina-Asheville (UNCA). Dr. Lanou is the author of "Building Bone Vitality: A Revolutionary Diet Plan to Prevent Bone Loss and Reverse Osteoporosis" and "Healthy Eating for Life for Children."

Neal Barnard is the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). Dr. Barnard is also president of The Cancer Project, a nonprofit organization advancing cancer prevention and survival through nutrition education and research. Dr. Barnard is the author of "Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes" and the recently released "21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart"

Dr. Lanou's talk was recorded at Barnes & Noble (Lloyd Center) from April 2002. Dr. Barnard's talk was recorded at the old Northwest Neighborhood Cultural Center from Feb. 1999.

www.pcrm.org/
www.cancerproject.org/

 
 
 

 

  • Title: Healthwatch 20110912
  • Length: 57:57 minutes (26.53 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 11kHz 64Kbps (CBR)

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

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Mon, 09/05/2011

Host David Naimon interviews Siddhartha Mukherjee, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction for his book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of CancerThe Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer.

The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence. Physician, researcher, and award-winning science writer, Siddhartha Mukherjee examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective, and a biographer’s passion. The result is an astonishingly lucid and eloquent chronicle of a disease humans have lived with—and perished from—for more than five thousand years.

The story of cancer is a story of human ingenuity, resilience, and perseverance, but also of hubris, paternalism, and misperception. Mukherjee recounts centuries of discoveries, setbacks, victories, and deaths, told through the eyes of his predecessors and peers, training their wits against an infinitely resourceful adversary that, just three decades ago, was thought to be easily vanquished in an all-out “war against cancer.” The book reads like a literary thriller with cancer as the protagonist.

From the Persian Queen Atossa, whose Greek slave may have cut off her diseased breast, to the nineteenth-century recipients of primitive radiation and chemotherapy to Mukherjee’s own leukemia patient, Carla, The Emperor of All Maladies is about the people who have soldiered through fiercely demanding regimens in order to survive—and to increase our understanding of this iconic disease.

Riveting, urgent, and surprising, The Emperor of All Maladies provides a fascinating glimpse into the future of cancer treatments. It is an illuminating book that provides hope and clarity to those seeking to demystify cancer.

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Local acupuncturist Ellen Goldsmith discusses how to use Chinese diet therapy to increase your energy and reduce your stress.

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 08/15/2011

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Local acupuncturist Ellen Goldsmith discusses how to use Chinese diet therapy to increase your energy and reduce your stress.

 
 
 

 

Dr. Mark Bricca on Naturopathic Prostate Health

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 08/08/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

A discussion with Dr. Mark Bricca, Portland naturopath and acupuncturist, about naturopathic ways to prevent and treat common prostate conditions.

 
 
 

 

Portland Patient-Physician Cooperative - No Insurance Required

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 08/01/2011

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Can't afford health insurance? Do you wish there was a way to receive healthcare at fair prices without insurance companies as the middleman? Today we talk with two people, Tony McCormick and Christopher Pierce, who are actively involved in the creation of a Patient-Physician Cooperative here in Portland.

 

Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 07/18/2011

What is the cost of eating foods out of season?  Host David Naimon interviews award-winning journalist Barry Estabrook about his new book Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit.   Learn how the winter tomato industry in Florida affects not only the taste and nutrition of tomatoes, but also how it actually supports modern-day slavery right here in the United States.

Marc Agronin and How We Age: A Doctor's Journey into the Heart of Growing Old

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 07/11/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Today, Dr. Naimon speaks with Geriactric Psychiatrist,  Dr. Marc Agronin, author of the book How We Age: A Doctor's Journey into the Heart of Growing Old

Richard Louv and his new book "The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and The End of Nature-Deficit Disorder"

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 06/20/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

An interview with the bestselling author of Last Child In The Woods, Richard Louv, about his new book "The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and The End of Nature-Deficit Disorder." Learn how contact with nature affects human health.

Nutritionist Kelly Dorfman and "What's Eating Your Child?"

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 06/13/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

An interview with Kelly Dorfman, author of "What's Eating Your Child? The Hidden Connections Between Food and Childhood Ailments." Learn about the ways certain foods can contribute to recurrent ear infections, anxiety, stomach aches, picky eating, rashes, hyperactivity and more.

 

 

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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