Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Lise Alschuler, author of "Alternative Medicine's Definitive Guide to Cancer: An Integrated Approace To Prevention, Treatment and Healing". They discuss cancer causes, prevention, and therapies to prevent side effects from treatments.
Dr. David Naimon interviews his guest, Dr. Michael F. Roizen, New York Times best selling author. Dr. Roizen co-authored the books "You: The Owner's Manual" and "You: On A Diet". He is the co-founder of the web site http://www.realage.com/ and Professor and Chair of the Divisions of Anesthesia, Critical Care Medicine and Pain Management at The Cleveland Clinic.
Today, Dr. Michael F. Roizen discusses his new book "You: Staying Young: The Owner's Manual For Extending Your Warranty". Learn how and why we age, and steps you can take to slow down the process.
Ellen Goldsmith, Acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, is co-owner of Pearl Natural Health (http://www.pearlnaturalhealth.com/). Ellen joins Dr. David Naimon in a discussion on Chinese Diet Therapy, and how to boost your immune system in winter and spring by eating warming, winter foods.
Dr. David Naimon speaks with Dr. Richard Blau, Founder and Director of the Arthritis Institute of Long Island (www.arthritisinstitute.com/) about his book "Too Young to Feel Old: The Arthritis Doctor's 28-Day Formula for Pain-Free Living" from Da Capo Press.
Host Dr. David Naimon interviews #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Dr. Dean Ornish about his new book "The Spectrum: A scientifically proven program to feel better, live longer, lose weight and gain health." (www.ornishspectrum.com)
Host Dr. David Naimon talks with journalist Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. Pollan's advice to "Eat food, not much, and mostly plants" is not quite as easy as it sounds, since most of what you find at today's grocer's is not really food, but edible food-like substances. Find out how to tell the difference between real food and the modern industrial products mislabeled as food, and why you should make the distinction.
Dr. David Naimon hosts. His guest is is veteran medical journalist Joan Liebmann-Smith, the author of Body Signs: From Warnings Signs to False Alarms. How to Be Your Own Diagnostic Detective. (Random House)
Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) interviews Melody Petersen, (New York Times) the author of Our Daily Meds: How the Pharmaceutical Companies Transformed Themselves into Slick Marketing Machines and Hooked the Nation on Prescription Drugs.
Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) interviews Dr. Stuart Searle about diabetes. He is the co-author of The 30-day Diabetes Miracle, (DiabetesMiracle.org) a complete program to stop diabetes, restore health and build natural vitality.
Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) speaks with Julie Matthews (HealthfulLiving.org), author of Nourishing Hope: Nutrition Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders. (NourishingHope.com) They look at how diet can help autism and provide a holistic guide to implementation.
Host Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) talks with Gary Null (GaryNull.com), author of many books, including The Food Mood Connection (Seven Stories Press), Nutritional and Environmental Approaches to Mental Health and Physical Well-being.
Host Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) invites guest Dr. Daphne Miller (DrDaphne.com) in to discuss her latest offering The Jungle Effect (Harper Collins). Find out what the healthiest diets from cultures around the world can do to help YOU live a happier, healthier life right here in our modern (but decadent) Western world.
Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) interviews Dr. Jennifer Wider (DrWider.com), author of "The New Mom's Survival Guide: How To Reclaim Your Body, Your Health, Your Sanity and Your Sex Life After Having a Baby", (Random House)
HIV in Portland African and African-American Communities
Host Dr. David Naimon talks with Catherine Azouyangui, case manager of the Minority AIDS Initiative. She will talk about the challenges and barriers towards getting medical care to Portland's HIV positive African and African-American communities.
Dr. David Naimon hosts an Interview with Charles Barber about his book "Comfortably Numb: How Psychiatry is Medicating a Nation." Barber explores the ways pharmaceutical companies exert pressure on Americans to medicate themselves, how America has come to account for 66% of the global consumption of antidepressants, and how without an industry to promote them, non-pharmaceutical approaches that have the potential to help millions, are tragically overlooked.
Large drug companies use various means to create an artificial need for their expensive (and highly profitable) products, then rush in to fill the orders. Drug marketers intentionally blur the distinction between everyday problems and what used to be considered serious mental illness in such a way that people under the daily stress of modern life can be easily persuaded that a quick fix for stress lies in a pill bottle. Direct-to-Consumer advertising plays a large role, as well as the time and expense related to non-drug therapeutic options, in convincing consumers to request medication in cases that just 10 years ago would have considered drugs to be inappropriate treatments.
Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Barry Popkin, professor of global nutrition and author of "The World is Fat," about the role played by globalization, modern technology, media and advertising and government in fattening in the population. Learn the 4 post-WWII trends that have contributed to this phenomenon and the solutions that Dr.
Learn about medical errors, and what you can do to protect yourself. An interview with Jim Dameron, the administrator of the Oregon Patient Safety Commission, and Joyce de Monnin, the chair of the commission and a leader on economic security and health care quality for AARP Oregon.
Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Yogi Amrit Desai, one of the earliest pioneers of Yoga in the Western world. Yogi Desai has been an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living for over 40 years and is coming to Portland to lead a seminar in Amrit Yoga.
Dr. Naimon talks with Accupuncturist and expert on Chinese MedicineEllen Goldsmith from the Pearl Natural Health Clinicabout staying healthy this fall and winter by following the precepts of Chinese Diet Therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Your diet and activity level controls your sense of harmony with the world, and, by extension, your health. Find out how.
Today, Dr. Naimon interviews Richard Wrangham, author of Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human, and professor of biological anthropology at Harvard University, discusses how our shift from raw to cooked foods was the key factor in human evolution.
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.
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.
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.
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."
All of us have cancer cells in our bodies. Dr. David Servan-Schreiber discusses why not all of us will develop cancer. Learn how to develop a science-based anticancer diet and lifestyle, how stress relates to cancer, why cellphones might be considered the new cigarette 20 years from now, and how to find the perfect blend of traditional and alternative health care.
Bestselling novelist, Jonathan Safran Foer, discusses his first book of nonfiction, Eating Animals. Learn why eating eggs is crueler than eating beef, how eating meat contributes to global warming far more than driving your car, how Safran Foer differs with Michael Pollan regarding meat-eating and "table fellowship," and much more.
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.
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.
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.
Host David Naimon speaks with Nicole Krauss about her newest novel, The Great House, which tells a story haunted by questions: What do we pass on to our children and how do they absorb our dreams and losses? How do we respond to disappearance, destruction, and change?
"The Great House" was a finalist for the National Book Award for fiction this year.
An interview with Dr. Susan Love about the 5th edition of her book "Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book." Originally a surgeon, and now a specialist in breast problems, Dr. Love teaches at Harvard Medical School and her book is considered the bible of breast-care books.
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.
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.
Can't afford health insurance? Do you wish there was a way to receive healthcare at fair prices without insurance companies as the middleman? Today we talk with two people, Tony McCormick and Christopher Pierce, who are actively involved in the creation of a Patient-Physician Cooperative here in Portland.
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."
About 74.5 million people in the United States age 20 and older have high blood pressure, which amounts to one in three adults, and it’s often said that in 90-95% percent of the cases, the cause is not known. Since the death rate is so high with this condition, we’ve got a bit of a murder mystery on our hands.
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.