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Healthwatch on 02/13/12

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Mon, 02/13/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs

Host Dr. David Naimon talks with psychology professor Stephen Ilardi.  They discuss his book, "The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs."

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

Healthwatch on 02/06/12

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Mon, 02/06/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Diabetes Without Drugs

Host Dr. David Naimon talks with author and licensed pharmacist Suzy Cohen about her book, "Diabetes Without Drugs: The 5-Step Program To Control Blood Sugar Naturally and Prevent Diabetes Complications." Most doctors consider diabetes a one-way street--once you have it, your only option is to manage symptoms with a restricted diet, close monitoring of blood sugar and expensive medications. Cohen discusses how you can treat diabetes through safe, natural means, all backed by scientific studies, rather than strictly relying on pharmaceuticals.

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.

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Deputy editor of Prevention Magazine, Michael Segell, discusses electromagnetic fields and our health.

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Mon, 04/05/2010

 Deputy editor of Prevention Magazine, Michael Segell,  discusses electromagnetic fields and our health.  Are our laptops and cellphones making us sick?  Tune in to find out.

Ethan Watters, author of "Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche."

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Mon, 03/15/2010

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon 

An interview with Ethan Watters, author of "Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche."    Not only is America exporting Mc Donald's, strip malls and the latest movie blockbuster,  according to Watters we are also exporting Western ideas about mental illness.  Learn why Watters says: "We should worry about the loss of diversity in the world's differing conceptions for mental illness in the same way we worry about the loss of biodiversity in nature."

 
 

 

Dr Randall Neustaedter and his book, "The Holistic Baby Guide: Alternative Care for Common Health Problems"

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Mon, 03/01/2010

Hosted by Dr. David Naimon 

An interview with Dr. Randall Neustaedter, author of "The Holistic Baby Guide: Alternative Care for Common Health Problems."   Learn holistic solutions for colic and other worrisome digestive disorders,  for healing eczema, cradle cap, and diaper rash, for treating colds, fevers and ear infections and for strengthening your baby's immune system.

 
 

 

The Ten Things You Need to Eat, an interview with Anahad O'Connor

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Mon, 02/15/2010

 Hosted by: Dr. David Naimon

The Ten Things You Need to Eat, an interview with Anahad O'Connor

 An interview with New York Times health and science writer Anahad O'Connor about his new book The Ten Things You Need to Eat:  And More than 100 Easy and Delicious Ways to Prepare Them.

A Holistic Approach to Depression - Interview with Dr. Kim Hapke

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Tue, 02/09/2010

A holistic approach to depression.  How well do pharmaceuticals really work for mild to moderate depression?   Not much better than placebo.  Dr. Kim Hapke, a local naturopathic physician, and professor of psychology at the National College of Natural Medicine, discusses the long-term benefits of approaching depression, not simply from the perspective of neurotransmitter deficiency,  but from a holistic individualized perspective.  

 

 

Dr. Jennifer Tufenkian and A Holistic Approach to Weight Loss

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Mon, 02/01/2010

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 A holistic approach to weight loss.  A discussion with local naturopathic physician, Dr. Jennifer Tufenkian,  from the Bambú Clinic, (503-274-9360) about the importance of an individualized, holistic, mind-body approach to achieving your optimal weight.  

 

 
 
 

Dr. Peter D'Adamo: Change Your Genetic Destiny: Your Personalized Plan to Lose Weight, Boost Energy and Improve Immunity

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Mon, 01/11/2010

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An interview with Dr. Peter D'Adamo, the author of the worldwide bestselling book Eat Right 4 Your Type, about his new book Change Your Genetic Destiny:  Your Personalized Plan to Lose Weight, Boost Energy and Improve Immunity.

 

Menopausibilities: Restoring Hormonal Health and Balance, Naturally

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Mon, 01/04/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Today's guests are Kyle Bell McAvoy, NP, and Candace Burch, MA, from Menopausibilities, a Women's Health Work Center that centers on helping women in midlife pause and consider the possibilities for reinvention, rediscovery, and renewal by restoring hormonal health and balance in their lives. 

 
 

Acupuncturist Maria Perez discusses Community Acupuncture as part of healthcare reform.

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Mon, 11/16/2009

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Acupuncturist Maria Perez discusses Community Acupuncture as part of healthcare reform.

 

Herbalist Andrew Gaeddert & Healing Digestive Disorders: Natural Treatments for Gastrointestinal Conditions

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Mon, 11/09/2009

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Healing Digestive Disorders: Natural Treatments for Gastrointestinal Conditions

 Herbalist Andrew Gaeddert,  author of Healing Digestive Disorders: Natural Treatments for Gastrointestinal Conditions, and Chinese Herbs in the Western Clinic,  discusses natural approaches to chronic digestive complaints.  

 

 

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