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Healthwatch on 02/04/13

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All Natural by Nathanael Johnson

Why, even as medicine improves, are we becoming less healthy? Why are more American women dying in childbirth? Why do we grow fatter the more we diet? Why have so many attempts to save the environment backfired?These are some of the questions that journalist Nathanael Johnson explores in his book "All Natural: A Skeptic's Quest to Discover if the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and Happier."

Healthwatch on 01/14/13

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The Flu: Natural Approaches to Preventing and Treating the Flu

Have you noticed how people are getting sick earlier this winter and staying sick longer? According to the New York Times "the country is in the grip of three emerging flu or flulike epidemics: an early start to the annual flu season with an unusually aggressive virus, a surge in a new type of norovirus, and the worst whooping cough outbreak in 60 years."

Today's guest Dr. Gary Weiner, naturopathic physician, licensed acupuncturist, and founder of Pearl Natural Health in downtown Portland, discusses natural approaches to improving immunity during the flu season and how best to treat the flu once you have it.

Healthwatch on 12/10/12

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Mon, 12/10/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Oregon Public Health Association, Part 2
Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association, Part 2

Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association, Part 2

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Kerri Lopez, staff member at Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, who works with tribal governments in Oregon, Idaho and Washington on developing policies and programs that are beneficial to their tribal members and employees. In the program she describes the policy approach as one in which she and tribal leaders discuss ways to address known health problems and helps them develop programs to meet their individual needs. Kerri gave a talk at the Oregon Public Health Association meetings in October and has served on the OPHA board. 

Healthwatch on 12/03/12

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Mon, 12/03/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Judith Horstmann on her recent book "The Healthy Aging Brain: Welcome to the New Old"
Judith Horstmann on her recent book "The Healthy Aging Brain: Welcome to the New Old"

Health and Health Care Forum hosted by Roberta Hall (Healthwatch is off this month)

A conversation with science writer Judith Horstmann concerning her recent book titled "The Healthy Aging Brain---Welcome to the New Old Age." Judith Horstmann, author of a series of books on the brain spoke at several cities in Oregon on a recent book tour and corrected many myths about aging and brain function and about aging and general health too, to the delight of all elders in the audience. Additionally, her book provides suggestions on maintaining a fully functional brain throughout life.

Healthwatch on 11/19/12

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Mon, 11/19/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Infectious Behavior: Brain-Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia and Depression

Dr. David Naimon talks with Paul H. Patterson, developmental neurobiologist and author of Infectious Behavior: Brain-Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia and Depression.  

"Neurobiologist Patterson has succeeded in his aim of crafting an accessible, even fascinating, book about one of the hottest topics in mental health."--Macleans

Healthwatch on 11/12/12

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Mon, 11/12/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Take Charge Of Your Chronic Pain

Host Dr. David Naimon talks with Dr. Peter Abaci, author of Take Charge of Your Chronic Pain: The Latest Research, Cutting-Edge Tools, and Alternative Treatments for Feeling Better.   Peter Abaci, MD, is board certified in anesthesia and pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He has been in private practice since 1996 and is the Medical Director and Co-Founder of the nationally recognized Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center, located in Los Gatos, California. 

Healthwatch on 11/05/12

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Mon, 11/05/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Kids Beyond Limits: Breakthrough Results for Children With Special Needs

Host. Dr David Naimon talks with Anat Baniel, about her book Kids Beyond Limits: The Anat Baniel Method for Awakening the Brain and Transforming the Life of Your Child with Special Needs.  Anat Baniel has established an international reputation for her work with special-needs children.   Supported by the latest brain research, The Anat Baniel Method uses simple, gentle movements and focus to help children diagnosed with autism, Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy or other developmental disorders.  Her book, Kids Beyond Limits,  guides parents through the nine essentials of the method, each one designed to harness the brain's capacity to heal itself -- with remarkable and sometimes immediate results.

Healthwatch on 10/15/12

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Mon, 10/15/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine

 The Encylopedia of Natural Medicine is a classic reference guide in the field. The recently released third edition is revised and expanded to include the latest cutting-edge natural therapies for the most common ailments.  Murray and Pizzorno present an evidence-based approach to wellness, based on firm scientific findings. They aim to dispel the notion that natural medicine isn’t “real medicine,” offering examples and studies that show the efficacy of a holistic approach to patient care. This book grounds the reader in the seven major tenets of natural medicine and covers important topics in health care today, including cancer prevention, detoxification, and internal cleansing.

Healthwatch on 10/08/12

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Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Are Your Prescriptions Killing You?

You most certainly know someone whose life depends on the prescription drugs they take: it may be your husband, who takes sleeping pills to counteract the anxiety his heart medications cause him, or it may be your aging father, who takes upwards of twenty pills a day for everything from arthritis to high blood pressure. But we’ve all read the headlines: prescription drugs can kill you. If that’s the case, why are so many Americans, particularly those sixty and older, given so many pills, with no regard to how they interact with one another?

Healthwatch on 10/01/12

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Food Slueth Radio

This is an episode of Food Slueth Radio, featuring Grant Lunberg, CEO of Lunberg Family Farms.

 

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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

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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

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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

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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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