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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?” 

The Chronic Cough Enigma

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Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Chronic Cough Enigma

If you have confusing and unexplained breathing problems or your asthma has not responded to treatment, this book is for you. The Chronic Cough Enigma is written for people who have been coughing for months or years and cannot get useful answers from their doctors. More than 20 million Americans suffer from what is known as enigmatic chronic cough. This book provides insights from Dr. Jamie Koufman’s almost forty years of successfully managing thousands of long-suffering cough patients. Indeed, the typical chronic cough patient who comes to her office has been coughing for more than a decade. This book provides the many who suffer from chronic cough new and potentially life-changing information and the potential to be cured.

Go Wild with Richard Manning

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Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Go Wild with Richard Manning

Today's guest is award-winning journalist and author Richard Manning.  Manning is co-author with Harvard Medical School Professor John Ratey of GO WILD, a book that argues that although civilization has rapidly evolved, our bodies have not kept pace. This mismatch affects every area of our lives, from our general physical health to our emotional wellbeing. Investigating the power of living according to our genes in the areas of diet, exercise, sleep, nature, mindfulness and more, GO WILD examines how tapping into our core DNA combats modern disease and psychological afflictions from Depression to Diabetes to Heart Disease. By focusing on the ways of the past, it is possible to secure a healthier and happier future, and GO WILD will show you how.

Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling our Modern Plagues

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Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling our Modern Plagues

In Missing Microbes, Dr. Martin Blaser invites us into the wilds of the human microbiome where for hundreds of thousands of years bacterial and human cells have existed in a peaceful symbiosis that is responsible for the health and equilibrium of our body. Now, this invisible eden is being irrevocably damaged by some of our most revered medical advances—antibiotics—threatening the extinction of our irreplaceable microbes with terrible health consequences. Taking us into both the lab and deep into the fields where these troubling effects can be witnessed firsthand, Blaser not only provides cutting edge evidence for the adverse effects of antibiotics, he tells us what we can do to avoid even more catastrophic health problems in the future.

Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success

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Air date: 
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success

Over four billion people worldwide will survive a trauma during their lives. Some will experience severe post-traumatic stress. Most will eventually recover and return to life as normal. But sometimes, survivors do more than bounce back. Sometimes they bounce forward. Renowned psychology researchers David B. Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz interviewed dozens of men and women to understand how these individuals pushed beyond their experiences to attain greatness. We discover why certain delusions can be healthy, why forgiveness is good for the body, and why reflecting on death can lead to a better life. And, perhaps counterintuitively, we learn how positive thinking is not always a strategy toward the good.

Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked with Paul Raeburn

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Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked with Paul Raeburn

For too long, we’ve thought of fathers as little more than sources of authority and economic stability in the lives of their children. Yet cutting-edge studies drawing unexpected links between fathers and children are forcing us to reconsider our assumptions and ask new questions: What changes occur in men when they are “expecting”? Do fathers affect their children’s language development? What are the risks and rewards of being an older-than-average father at the time the child is born? What happens to a father’s hormone levels at every stage of his child’s development, and can a child influence the father’s health? Just how much do fathers matter?

Healthwatch on 07/14/14

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Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Toxin Toxout with Bruce Lourie

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Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Toxin Toxout with Bruce Lourie

Two of North America's leading environmental activists give practical and often surprising advice for removing toxic chemicals and cleansing our bodies and homes. There are over 80,000 synthetic chemicals in commerce today, including hormone-disrupting phthalates and parabens, cancer-causing pesticides, heavy metals and air pollutants. Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie use their outrageous experiments (they and their brave volunteers are the guinea pigs) to prove how easily our bodies absorb these chemicals from the foods we eat, the air we breathe, and the products we smear on our skin--day after day. Then they give us the good news about what is in our control and the steps we can take for reducing our toxic burden.

Healthwatch on 06/16/14

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Healthwatch
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Mon, 06/16/2014 - 11:10am - 11:30am
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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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program date: 
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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Healthwatch
program date: 
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

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

 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

Hosted by: Dr. David Naimon

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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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 11/16/2009

 Hosted by: Dr. David Naimon

 

 
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

 Healthwatch
 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

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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