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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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Mon, 10/01/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Food Slueth Radio

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

 

Healthwatch on 09/17/12

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Mon, 09/17/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Natural Approaches to Hepatitis C and Liver Health

Dr. Keivan Jinnah talks with host, Dr. David Naimon, about natural treatment approaches for Hepatitis C and overall liver health. 

An adjunct professor at the National College of Natural Medicine where he teaches "The Liver - In Health and Disease," Dr. Jinnah is a member of the Oregon State Viral Hepatitis Planning Group and sits on the medical advisory board of the national publication "Liver Health Today". Dr. Jinnah has a private practice in Portland Oregon and works with a synthesis of naturopathic and Chinese therapeutics to restore and optimize health. 

Healthwatch on 09/10/12

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Mon, 09/10/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Portland Fluoride Debate--an hour-long special

 On the eve of Portland City Council's vote to fluoridate the water supply, the issue has divided Portland's residents.  Is fluoride effective?  Is it safe?  Is there a significant difference between naturally occurring fluoride and the form that is used in tap water?   Is putting fluoride in the water the best way to promote its application?  Should we be putting medications, however effective and safe, in the public water supply?  Today's guests,  Kylie Menagh-Johnson (Everyone Deserves Healthy Teeth Coalition) and Dr. Paul Connett (Fluoride Action Network), are here to answer these questions from both sides of the fluoride divide.

Healthwatch on 09/03/12

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Mon, 09/03/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Back to School: Keeping Kids and Families Healthy: Immune Boosting Strategies in Autumn

Acupuncturist Ellen Goldsmith returns to Healthwatch to discuss strategies to keep children and families healthy going into the change of seasons and the return to school.   Ellen Goldsmith is the co-owner of Pearl Natural Health,  is on the board of the National College of Natural Medicine and teaches Chinese Diet Therapy there.   Dr. David Naimon hosts.

Healthwatch on 08/20/12

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Mon, 08/20/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

 Host Dr. Naimon talks with David K. Randall, senior reporter at Reuters, about his new book Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep.  

"This fabulous book is likely to address any and all questions you might have about sleep.... There’s plenty of practical information, like how to overcome insomnia without drugs, how to combat snoring, how to encourage young children to get to sleep and, perhaps most useful, how to bet successfully on professional football games: our circadian rhythms favor West Coast teams over East Coast teams on Monday nights. This is one book that will not put you to sleep.” (Publishers Weekly )

Healthwatch on 08/13/12

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Mon, 08/13/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Seeking Sickness: Medical Screening and the Misguided Hunt for Disease

Preventative medicine and early-detection are the buzz phrases these days, but drug policy expert and author Alan Cassels reveals scandalous truths in his new book SEEKING SICKNESS: Medical Screening and the Misguided Hunt for Disease, about the behind the scenes world of medical screening, where well-meaning practitioners and a profit-motivated industry offer to save our lives by exploiting our fears. Learn which screenings are the most beneficial, which could actually harm you, and the conflicts of interest of the people promoting these tests.

Healthwatch on 08/06/12

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Mon, 08/06/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Art of Fermentation

Dr. Naimon talks with Sandor Katz about his do-it-yourself guide to home fermentation. Katz contextualizes fermentation in terms of biological and cultural evolution, health and nutrition, and even economics.

Healthwatch on 07/16/12

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Mon, 07/16/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Safe Hormones, Smart Women

Author and nutritional consultant, Lindsey Berkson, discusses her book, Safe Hormones, Smart Women.  Learn about the relationship between hormones and nutrition,  the protective side of estrogen, cutting-edge science, a brand new safe soy, the dangers of folic acid and the must eat and must avoid foods to protect your hormones.

Healthwatch on 07/09/12

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Mon, 07/09/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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interview with Scott Jurek -- vegan and ultra-marathoner

EAT & RUN: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness is Scott Jurek's 1st book. 

Jurek has been competing in ultramarathons (races longer than a marathon, 26.2 miles) since 1994, and in 2010, set the U.S. record for greatest distance in 24 hours: 165.7 miles.

During his first book tour in June, Scott Jurek stopped by KBOO to talk with Mel Reslor on his transition from omnivore to 100% vegan, training and preparing for ultramarathons, and what kind of person would enter a 100-mile race...

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Mark Bittman and "The Food Matters Cookbook"

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Mon, 10/18/2010

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Mark Bittman, New York Times columnist and bestselling author (How to Cook Everything) who emphasizes cooking that not only improves health but also helps the environment. They will discuss his new book, "The Food Matters Cookbook: 500 Revolutionary Recipes for Better Living."

http://markbittman.com/

Dr. Michael Murray about his latest book "What the Drug Companies Won't Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn't Know"

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Mon, 10/11/2010

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An interview with naturopathic physician Dr. Michael Murray about his latest book "What the Drug Companies Won't Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn't Know:  The Alternative Treatments That May Change Your Life and The Prescriptions That Could Harm You."

Dr. Stephen S. Ilardi and his book "The Depression Cure: The 6-step program to beat depression without drugs"

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Mon, 10/04/2010

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An interview with Dr. Stephen S. Ilardi about his book The Depression Cure: The 6-step program to beat depression without drugs.

 

 

 

Local Naturopath, Dr. Gary Weiner, talks about Adrenal Gland Fatigue; symptoms and solutions.

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Mon, 09/20/2010

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Local naturopathic physician and acupuncturist Dr. Gary Weiner discusses the underdiagnosed common condition of adrenal fatigue.  Learn what it is,  what causes it, and how you can improve your energy and mood through addressing the adrenal glands, which are located on top of your kidneys.  

Elizabeth Cohen and her new book "The Empowered Patient"

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Mon, 09/13/2010

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen discusses her new book The Empowered Patient.  Learn how to get the right diagnosis, buy the cheapest drugs,  beat your insurance company and get the best medical care every time.

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Dr. Catherine Thomasson on the health effects of global warming.

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Mon, 09/06/2010

 Health and Healthcare Forum, Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today's show features Part 1 of an interview with Dr. Catherine Thomasson, past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, on the health effects of global warming.

Catherine Thomasson is the author of Health Implications of a Nuclear Crisis with Iran, World Affairs Journal. Summer 2007, vol 11.

 

An interview with Jill Simons, a certified colon hydrotherapist...

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Mon, 08/16/2010

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

An interview with Jill Simons, a certified colon hydrotherapist,  who works at All’s Well that End’s Well in Northeast Portland.  She discusses the health benefits of colonics and their role in detoxification.

John Kallas and his book: Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate

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Mon, 08/09/2010

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Botanist, nature photographer, writer, and founder of Wild Food Adventures, John Kallas discusses his new book Edible Wild Plants:  Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate.  Learn how to identify, harvest and prepare nutritious and delicious wild greens within walking distance of your kitchen.

 

Dr. Barbara MacDonald, author of The Breast Cancer Companion on Integrative Cancer Care

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Mon, 08/02/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Dr. Barbara MacDonald, author of The Breast Cancer Companion, discusses why integrative healthcare,  naturopathic and conventional medicine together, is so important for the treatment of breast cancer.  She discusses the benefits and challenges in using herbs and nutritional supplements along with chemotherapy and radiation,  strategies to prevent a recurrence, and the philosophy of holistic cancer care.

 

Dr. Alan Logan, author of "Your Skin, Younger" discusses nutritional approaches to better and healthier skin.

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Mon, 07/19/2010

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Dr. Alan Logan, author of "Your Skin, Younger" discusses nutritional approaches to better and healthier skin.

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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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