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Healthwatch on 06/10/13

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Mon, 06/10/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Book of Woe: The DSM and The Unmaking of Psychiatry

Dr. David Naimon talks with author and psychotherapist Gary Greenberg about his latest book, The Book of Woe, an insider's challenge to psychiatry's scientific pretensions. “Gary Greenberg has become the Dante of our psychiatric age, and the DSM-5 is his Inferno. He guides us through the not-so-divine comedy that results when psychiatrists attempt to reduce our hopelessly complex inner worlds to an arbitrary taxonomy that provides a disorder for everybody. Greenberg leads us into depths that Dante never dreamed of. The Book of Woe is a mad chronicle of so-called madness.”—Errol Morris, Academy Award–winning director, and author of A Wilderness of Error

Healthwatch on 06/03/13

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Mon, 06/03/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across The Spectrum

When Temple Grandin was born in 1947, autism had only just been named. Today it is more prevalent than ever, with one in 88 children diagnosed on the spectrum. And our thinking about it has undergone a transformation in her lifetime: Autism studies have moved from the realm of psychology to neurology and genetics, and there is far more hope today than ever before thanks to groundbreaking new research into causes and treatments. Now Temple Grandin reports from the forefront of autism science, bringing her singular perspective to a thrilling journey into the heart of the autism revolution.

Healthwatch on 05/27/13

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Mon, 05/27/2013 - 11:00am - 11:40am
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Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth—to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink. Apprenticing himself to a succession of culinary masters, the lessons move beyond the practical to become an investigation of how cooking involves us in a web of social and ecological relationships. Cooking, above all, connects us.  The effects of not cooking are similarly far reaching. Relying upon corporations to process our food means we disrupt an essential link to the natural world; and weaken our relationships with family and friends.

Healthwatch on 05/20/13

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Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Whole...Rethinking the Science of Nutrition

For more than 40 years, T. Colin Campbell PhD, has been at the forefront of nutrition research. His legacy, the China Study, is the most comprehensive study of health and nutrition ever conducted.  Whole picks up where The China Study left off. The China Study revealed what we should eat and provided the powerful empirical support for this answer. Whole answers the question of why.

Healthwatch on 05/06/13

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Mon, 05/06/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Gulp: Adventures On the Alimentary Canal

“America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) takes us down the hatch on an unforgettable tour. The alimentary canal is classic Mary Roach terrain: the questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the cadavers in Stiff and every bit as surreal as the universe of zero gravity explored in Packing for Mars. Why is crunchy food so appealing? Why is it so hard to find words for flavors and smells? Why doesn’t the stomach digest itself? How much can you eat before your stomach bursts? Can constipation kill you? Did it kill Elvis? In Gulp we meet scientists who tackle the questions no one else thinks of—or has the courage to ask.

Healthwatch on 04/15/13

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Mon, 04/15/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

From a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter at The New York Times comes the explosive story of the rise of the processed food industry and its link to the emerging obesity epidemic. Michael Moss reveals how companies use salt, sugar, and fat to addict us and, more important, how we can fight back.

Healthwatch on 04/08/13

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Mon, 04/08/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Hormone Cure: Reclaim Balance, Sleep, Sex Drive and Vitality Naturally

In THE HORMONE CURE, 

Harvard/MIT-trained integrative physician/scientist and board-certified gynecologist, Dr. Sara Gottfried,

Healthwatch on 04/01/13

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Mon, 04/01/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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How Come They're Happy and I'm Not?

Millions of people suffer debilitating depression and anxiety. For many, prescription drugs have either not been effective or have produced intolerable side effects. Now, New York naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist Peter Bongiorno offers a proven drug-free approach for healing depression.

In How Come They're Happy and I'm Not? Dr. Bongiorno offers a safe alternative to drugs as well as a way to safely wean oneself off medication without relapsing or side-effects. Dr. David Naimon hosts

Healthwatch on 03/18/13

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Mon, 03/18/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Inside Rehab: The Surprising Truth About Addiction Treatment--And How To Get Help That Works

Medical writer and New York Times bestselling author, Anne Fletcher, takes a critical look at the current state of the addiction treatment industry, contrasting what goes on in rehab with what experts and scientific studies suggest should go on.

Healthwatch on 03/11/13

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Mon, 03/11/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Treatment Alternatives for Children

 Parents concerned about the side effects of commonly used over-the-counter and prescription medicines are in search of safe and effective natural treatment alternatives.  Host Dr. David Naimon talks with leading integrative pediatrician Lawrence Rosen, MD about his book, co-authored with Jeff Cohen, Treatment Alternatives for Children: Reduce Serious Side Effects with Natural Equivalents to Conventional Remedies for Common Childhood Ailments.

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

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Mon, 05/16/2011

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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

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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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