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Healthwatch on 01/09/12

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Mon, 01/09/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Do Vitamins Do More Harm Than Good?

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.

Healthwatch on 01/02/12

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Mon, 01/02/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Vitamin D Solution

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

Healthwatch on 12/26/11

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Mon, 12/26/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. Martin Donohoe who teaches a course in public health concerning social justice and medical care

Health and Health Care Forum

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.

Healthwatch on 12/12/11

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Mon, 12/12/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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How We Won Health Care For All in Vermont: Can it Work in Oregon?

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.

Healthwatch on 11/21/11

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Mon, 11/21/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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A Compromised Generation: The Epidemic of Chronic Illness in America's Children

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

Healthwatch on 11/14/11

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Mon, 11/14/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Cereal Crimes: How "Natural" Claims Deceive Consumers

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."

Healthwatch on 11/07/11

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Mon, 11/07/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Vegan For Life

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.

Healthwatch on 10/17/11

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Mon, 10/17/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Unchain Your Brain

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.

Healthwatch on 10/10/11

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Mon, 10/10/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Healthy Digestion the Natural Way

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.

Healthwatch on 10/03/11

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Mon, 10/03/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Why We Get Fat: And What To Do About It

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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Is Your Organic Milk Really Organic?: The Corporate Takeover of Organic Dairies

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Mon, 05/16/2011

 Hosted by Dr. Naimon.

 

Mark Kastel, co-founder of the Cornucopia Institute, a progressive farm policy research group based in Wisconsin, discusses the corporate takeover of organic milk, and how corporations are getting around the implementation of organic practices while still calling their products "organic." He shares the Cornucopia scorecard that rates companies by how well they are adhering to the spirit of the organic guidelines, discusses the environmental, cultural and health benefits of supporting truly organic dairy practices, and how we can maintain the integrity of organic dairies going forward.

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Marcella Pick and her book, "Are You Tired and Wired?"

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Mon, 05/09/2011

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Marcelle Pick, author, nurse practitioner and medical advisor to Healthy Living Magazine discusses her new book Are You Tired and Wired? She explores why people are suffering through the day irritable, forgetful, depressed, craving sweets, exhausted and yet unable to sleep well at night. Learn the underlying causes of being tired and wired and how to break the cycle.

 

The Depression Cure: The 6 Step Program To Beat Depression Without Drugs

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Mon, 05/02/2011

Hosted by: David Naimon

Psychology professor Stephen Ilardi discusses his 6-step program to beat depression without drugs in his book "The Depression Cure." 

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


Raising Elijah:Protecting Our Children In An Age of Environmental Crisis

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Mon, 04/18/2011

Biologist, author and mother, Sandra Steingraber discusses her new book Raising Elijah. Steingraber demonstrates how the intimate world of parenting connects to the public world of policy-making and how the ongoing environmental crisis is fundamentally a crisis of family life.

Robert Whitaker and the astonishing rise in Mental Illness in America

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Mon, 04/11/2011

Hosted by Naturopath, Dr. David Naimon

Award-winning science writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the last two decades? He discusses his findings from his latest book "Anatomy Of An Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America."

Diana Beresford-Kroeger talks about the Interdependence between Health and the EcoSystem

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Mon, 04/04/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

A botanist, medical biochemist, and self-defined "renegade scientist," Diana Beresford-Kroeger brings together ethnobotany, horticulture, spirituality and alternative medicine to discuss how forests affect our health individually, collectively, ecologically and globally.  Her books include The Global Forest and Arboretum Borealis: A Lifeline of the Planet.

Jeanne Nelson, Program Manager for the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Program for Benton County

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Mon, 03/21/2011

Hosted by Roberta Hall

Guest Jeanne Nelson, Program Manager of the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Program for Benton County discusses how the program works and what services are available for clients in the program.

Dr. Gary Weiner talks about losing weight in a sustainable, healthy way

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Mon, 03/14/2011

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Local naturopath and acupuncturist, Dr. Gary Weiner, of Pearl Natural Health,  discusses how to achieve sustainable, long-lasting weight loss in a healthy fashion.

Dr. Mark Bricca discuses the importance of a Whole Person approach to Cancer Care

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Mon, 03/07/2011

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Local naturopath, Dr. Mark Bricca, of Bodhicitta Healing Arts, discusses the importance of an individualized, whole-person approach to cancer care.

Barbara Almond and her book "The Monster Within: The Hidden Side of Motherhood"

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Mon, 02/21/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

Whether it is uncertainty over having a child, fears of pregnancy and childbirth, or negative thoughts about one's own children, mixed feelings about motherhood are not just hard to discuss, they are a powerful social taboo. In this beautifully written book, Barbara Almond draws on her extensive clinical experience to bring this highly troubling issue to light. In a compelling portrait of the hidden side of contemporary motherhood, she finds that ambivalence of varying degrees is a ubiquitous phenomenon, yet one that too often causes anxiety, guilt, and depression. Weaving together case histories with rich examples from literature and popular culture, Almond uncovers the roots of ambivalence, tells how it manifests in lives of women and their children, and describes a spectrum of maternal behavior--from normal feelings to highly disturbed mothering characterized by blame, misuse, abuse, even child murder. In a society where perfection in parenting is the unattainable ideal, this compassionate book offers some prescriptions for relief by showing women how they can affect positive change in their lives.

"Just the thing for a gray and drizzly autumn afternoon. Drawing on her thirty-seven years of practice as a psychoanalyst as well as her own experiences as a mother, Almond leads an adventurous tour through the shadowy, secret parts of the mother's psyche. . . An oddly compelling read."--New Yorker


 

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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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