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Herbal Antivirals: Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant Viral Infections with Stephen Buhner
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Episode Archive

Ebola: The Natural & Human History of a Deadly Virus by David Quammen

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ebola: The Natural & Human History of a Deadly Virus by David Quammen
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“A frightening and fascinating masterpiece of science reporting that reads like a detective story.” —Walter Isaacson

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Finding and Treating the Root Cause with Dr. Izabella Wentz

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Mon, 12/01/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Finding and Treating the Root Cause with Dr. Izabella Wentz

What’s Really Going on in Hashimoto’s? Hashimoto's is more than just hypothyroidism. Most patients with Hashimoto's will present with acid reflux, nutrient deficiencies, anemia, intestinal permeability, food sensitivities, gum disorders and hypoglycemia in addition to the “typical” hypothyroid symptoms such as weight gain, cold intolerance, hair loss, fatigue and constipation. The body becomes stuck in a vicious cycle of immune system overload, adrenal insufficiency, gut dysbiosis, impaired digestion, inflammation, and thyroid hormone release abnormalities. This cycle is self-sustaining and will continue causing more and more symptoms until an external factor intervenes and breaks the cycle apart.

Dental Herbalism: Natural Therapies for the Mouth

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Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Dental Herbalism: Natural Therapies for the Mouth


Our oral health is intimately linked with our overall health and well-being. In this practical guide to herbal dental care, medical herbalist Leslie Alexander and registered dental hygienist Linda Straub-Bruce detail how to use 41 safe and effective herbs for optimum oral health, prevention of decay and inflammation, and relief from pain and discomfort. 

Herbal Antibiotics: Natural Alternatives by Stephen Harrod Buhner

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Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Herbal Antibiotics: Natural Alternatives

Antibiotic-resistant infections are alarmingly on the rise, and many people are looking for sound information on herbal alternatives to standard antibiotics. In this indispensable reference, herbal expert Stephen Harrod Buhner explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of 30 valuable herbs, noting for each one its antibiotic properties, methods for collection and preparation, dosages, potential side effects, contraindications, and alternatives. As we prepare for the end of antibiotics, this comprehensive guide is a must-have in every family's medicine cabinet.

Being Mortal: Medicine & What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Being Mortal: Medicine & What Matters in the End

Women Healers of the World: The Traditions, History and Geography of Herbal Medicine

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Women Healers of the World

Herbalist Holly Bellebuono spent seven years traveling and interviewing women from all over the globe, and she enjoys sharing their stories, their plights, their fears and their achievements, especially since much of their work is dangerous, restricted, or even threatened. The book is a colorful celebration of women, herbs, medicine, and startling perseverance.

The Stress Remedy with Dr. Doni Wilson

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Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Stress Remedy with Dr. Doni Wilson

The Stress Remedy reveals how stress of all types can disrupt the body's synergy, leading to three problem networks--adrenal distress, blood sugar imbalance and leaky gut.  These problem networks generate the symptoms that we learn to take for granted--PMS, weight gain, acne, frequent colds, bloating, sexual dysfunction, mental fog, fatigue, anxiety and depression.  Dr. Doni Wilson gives clear actions to take right away that will make a difference in your life. 

Total Recovery: Solving the Mystery of Chronic Pain & Depression with Dr. Gary Kaplan

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Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Total Recovery: Solving the Mystery of Chronic Pain & Depression

About 100 million Americans live with some form of chronic pain—more than the combined number who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. But chronic pain has always been a mystery. It often returns at the slightest provocation, even when doctors cant find anything wrong. Oddly enough, whether the pain is physical or emotional, traumatic or slight, our brains register all pain as the same thing, and these signals can keep firing in the nervous system for months, even years.In Total Recovery, Dr. Gary Kaplan argues that weve been thinking about disease all wrong. Drawing on dramatic patient stories and cutting-edge research, the book reveals that chronic physical and emotional pain are two sides of the same coin.

Bone Health with Dr. Lani Simpson

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Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Bone Health with Dr. Lani Simpson

Part whistle-blower book, part bone health bible, Dr. Lani’s No-Nonsense Bone Health Guide is the first consumer book to expose the shocking difficulty of getting an accurate bone density reading and the serious risks of long-term use of osteoporosis medications, which are often prescribed based on inaccurate readings. In addition to this vital information about bone density testing, Dr. Lani Simpson cuts through the confusion and inaccuracies surrounding osteoporosis and explains what readers can do now to build and maintain healthy bones for life. Dr. Simpson shares her well-rounded, whole-body approach to bone health, including discussions of digestive health, diet, supplements, exercise, and how aging affects the bones.

Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) with Dr. Martin Blank

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Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Overpowered: The Dangers of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) with Dr. Martin Blank

Keys, wallet, cell phone . . . ready to go! Cell phones have become ubiquitous fixtures of twenty-first-century life—suctioned to our ears and stuck in our pockets. Yet, we’ve all heard whispers that these essential little devices give you brain cancer. Many of us are left wondering, as Maureen Dowd recently asked in the New York Times, “Are cells the new cigarettes?” 

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Nutritionist, Dr. Walter Willett, talks about Vitamins and Supplements

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 01/09/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

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.

 
 
 

 

Dr. Michael F. Holick and the Vitamin D Solution

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Mon, 01/02/2012

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

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


 
 

 

Dr. Martin Donohoe talks about social justice and medical care

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Mon, 12/26/2011

 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.

 
 

 

 

How We Won Health Care For All in Vermont: Can it Work in Oregon?

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 12/12/2011

 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.

KBOO is one of the co-sponsors of "How We Won Health Care For All", a 10-city tour through Oregon by Vermont Workers Center organizers Kate Kanelstein and Sarah Weintraub from December 12 - 17.

The Portland event is Saturday December 12, 2011 from 1-4pm at PCC Cascade.

 
 
 

 

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

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Mon, 11/21/2011

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

Cereal Crimes: How "Natural" Claims Deceive Consumers

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Mon, 11/14/2011

 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."

 
 

 

 
 

Jack Norris and "Vegan For Life"

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Mon, 11/07/2011

 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.

"Here is the book I have been waiting for! Now when people ask me all those questions about how you can be healthy without eating animal products, I can tell them that they will find the answers in Vegan For Life."--Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation and Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University.

 
 
 

 

Dr Daniel Amen and "Unchain Your Brain"

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Mon, 10/17/2011
 

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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Lindsey Berkson and her book Healthy Digestion the Natural Way

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 10/10/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

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.

 
 
 

 

Why We Get Fat: And What To Do About It

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 10/03/2011

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 

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.

 

 

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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