Healthwatch with Dr. David Naimon: Interviews with experts in Natural Medicine, Nutrition, and the Politics of Health

Naturopathic physician, licensed acupuncturist and board certified Chinese herbalist, host Dr. David Naimon interviews leaders in the field of natural medicine, nutrition, and the politics of health. From national experts (e.g. Michael Pollan, Mark Bittman, Marion Nestle) to local naturopaths, herbalists and acupuncturists, learn the latest about nonpharmaceutical methods to treat disease and optimize health, and engage in intelligent explorations of the latest controversies in nutrition and medicine. Healthwatch airs on KBOO 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon

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Interviews with experts in Natural Medicine, Nutrition, and the Politics of Health
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2018-02-28 21:11
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Fast Food Genocide with Dr. Joel Fuhrman

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live and The End of Diabetes, an unflinching, provocative exploration of how our food is killing us and the ways in which we are unwitting participants in an unprecedented … Continue reading →
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The Clever Gut Diet with Dr. Michael Mosley

Your gut is astonishingly clever. It contains millions of neurons—as many as you would find in the brain of a cat—and is home to the microbiome, an army of tiny organisms that influence your mood, your immune system, and even … Continue reading →
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How Not To Die with Dr. Michael Greger

In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of, examines the fifteen top causes of premature death in America–heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson’s, hig...
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Mind Over Meds with Dr. Andrew Weil

In Mind over Meds, bestselling author Dr. Andrew Weil alerts readers to the problem of overmedication, and outlines when medicine is necessary, and when it is not. Dr. Weil examines how we came to be so drastically overmedicated, presents science … Con...
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Natural Solutions for Dementia & Alzheimer’s with Dr. Marilyn Glenville

You may fear dementia is in your genes but it is not inevitable that you will succumb to the disease. The way you live your life can make a huge difference to your future. Dr. Glenville discusses how the wrong … Continue reading →
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Integrative Pain Management with Dr. Traci Stein

Living with pain can be a daily struggle. If you are suffering from chronic pain, sometimes even small tasks can be difficult to accomplish. But there is hope. With The Everything Guide to Integrative Pain Management, you’ll learn about the … Continue ...
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The Case Against Sugar with Gary Taubes (Part Two)

The Case Against Sugar with Gary Taubes (Part Two) Health and science writer Gary Taubes returns to Healthwatch to continue his conversation with host Dr. David Naimon. In Part Two Taubes discusses how the effects of sugar consumption are passed … Cont...
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Natural Remedies for Menopause with Dana LaVoie

Uncontrollable weight gain and boiling hot flashes, crying one minute and angry the next… Menopause (or peri-menopause) is here – it’s taking over your life – and you’re seriously ready to get some relief and feel like yourself again. Masters … Continu...
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The Case Against Sugar with Gary Taubes (Part One)

Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-re...
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Eat Wheat with Dr. John Douillard

Are you gluten-free or dairy-free? If so, you might not have to be, according to Dr. John Douillard, author of Eat Wheat a scientific and clinically-proven approach to addressing food intolerances. After 3.4 million years of eating wheat and only … Con...
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8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) with Dr. Fiona McCulloch

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is the most common hormonal condition in women. It affects 10-15% of women worldwide, causing infertility, weight gain, irregular menstrual cycles, hirsuitism, acne and hair loss. In 8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS naturopathic p...
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Herbs& Nutrients for Neurologic Disorders with Sheryl Shook

Numerous medical journals have published studies supporting the use of herbs and nutrients in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders. Yet in practice most neurologists rarely include them as part of their protocols. In this practical guide, Sidne...
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The Little Book of Healthy Beauty with Dr. Pina LoGiudice

This practical guide presents five simple keys to great beauty and health, explains how to maximize their benefits, offers advice on natural remedies, and gives Dr. Pina’s expert guidance based on over a decade of research and clinical experience. Dr. ...
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The Whole30& Food Freedom Forever with Melissa Hartwig

Melissa and Dallas Hartwig’s critically-acclaimed Whole30 program has helped hundreds of thousands of people transform how they think about their food, bodies, and lives. Their first book, the New York Times best-selling It Starts With Food, explained ...
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Living the Farm Sanctuary Life with Gene Baur

Gene Baur, is co founder and president of Farm Sanctuary, America’s leading farm animal protection organization. Baur has been hailed as “the conscience of the food movement” by TIME magazine, was a pioneer in undercover investigations and instrumental...
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The FibroManual: A Fibromyalgia Treatment Guide with Dr. Ginevra Liptan

If you suffer from fibromyalgia and are struggling to get help from your doctor, you’re far from alone. Ten million Americans experience the widespread muscle pain, profound fatigue, and fuzzy brain (“fibrofog”) that have long frustrated both patients ...
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The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet with Dr. Michael Mosley

Scientists have recently demonstrated that you can prevent and even reverse type 2 diabetes with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Drawing on the work of Professor Roy Taylor—one of the UK’s foremost diabetes experts—and his own experience as … Co...
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The End of Heart Disease with Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States today—but it isn’t inevitable. In fact, at least ninety percent of heart disease–related deaths are entirely preventable. In The End of Heart Disease, Joel Fuhrman, M.D., a board-certifie...
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A Mind of Your Own with Dr. Kelly Brogan

Depression is not a disease. It is a symptom. Recent years have seen a shocking increase in antidepressant use the world over, with 1 in 4 women starting their day with medication. These drugs have steadily become the panacea for … Continue reading →
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The Dirt Cure with Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein

“Maya Shetreat-Klein’s pioneering book, The Dirt Cure, will forever transform the way you think about children’s health. At a time when kids are being prescribed more and more medications to treat symptoms, Dr. Shetreat-Klein turns the prevailing parad...
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The Sweetness of a Simple Life with Diana Beresford-Kroeger

In The Sweetness of a Simple Life, Diana Beresford-Kroeger mixes science with storytelling, wonderment, magic, myth and plenty of common sense. Orphaned at an early age, Beresford-Kroeger was tutored by elderly relatives in Ireland in the Druidic tradi...
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Fortify Your Life with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog

There is a lot of conflicting information about dietary supplements. Not only what you should be taking but whether you should be taking anything at all. Dr. Tieraona Low Dog has done us the service of demystifying these questions. Dr. … Continue readi...
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Infectious Madness with Harriet Washington

Is it possible that some people catch mental illness? In other words, could some significant subset of people with schizophrenia, bipolar, anorexia, OCD or depression have the cause of their mental illness traced back to an infectious disease—a virus, ...
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The Hidden Half of Nature by David Montgomery& Anne Biklé

Prepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. Good health–for people and for plants–depends on Earth’s smallest creatures. The Hidden Half of Nature tells the story of our tangled relationship with microbes and their potenti...
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The People’s Pharmacy: Home Remedies with Joe& Terry Graedon

From coconut for diarrhea to Oolong tea for eczema, from Listerine for acne and dandruff to pickle juice for hiccups, the “People’s Pharmacy” NPR personalities Joe and Terry Graedon report the best of the anecdotes they have heard over the … Continue r...
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Black Man in a White Coat by Dr. Damon Tweedy

Black Man in a White Coat examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine. As Tweedy transforms from student to practicing physician, he discovers how …...
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Gaining Ground with Elaine Velazquez& Barbara Bernstein

GAINING GROUND, a feature-length documentary film by Elaine Velazquez and Barbara Bernstein, tells the stories of farmers making extraordinary changes in their farming practices so they can feed their local communities sustainably grown produce and gra...
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The Man Who Wasn’t There with Anil Ananthaswamy

Anil Ananthaswamy’s extensive in-depth interviews venture into the lives of individuals who offer perspectives that will change how you think about who you are. These individuals all lost some part of what we think of as our self, but they … Continue r...
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Blue Mind with Wallace J. Nichols

A landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being.  Combining cutting-edge neuroscience with compelling personal stories from top athletes, leading scientists, military veterans, and ...
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After You Hear It’s Cancer with John Leifer

Today’s guest John Leifer has spent more than 30 years seeking to understand and influence the health care industry as a senior health care executive, consultant, academician and writer. An outspoken advocate for patient’s rights, he is often cited as ...
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Doctored with Dr. Sandeep Jauhar

“In this searing critique of overtreatment, cronyism and cover-your-ass medical care, a cardiologist confronts the “collective malaise” infecting the American medical profession as he opens a vein to reveal his own complicity and shattered ideals. Jauh...
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Prepper’s Natural Medicine with Cat Ellis

A member of the American Herbalist Guild and a teacher of herbal medicine, Cat Ellis iis also interested in survivalism and homesteading.  Through these interests Cat became interested in the art of prepping, the learning of hundreds of practical hobbi...
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The Gut Balance Revolution with Dr. Gerard Mullin

Dr. Gerard E. Mullin, associate professor of medicine at The Johns Hopkins University, shares the first proven, science-based program to restore and retain a balanced gut ecology.  Dr. Mullin’s THE GUT BALANCE REVOLUTION—grounded in leading-edge scienc...
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The Gene Therapy Plan with Dr. Mitchell Gaynor

From a renowned oncologist and pioneer in integrative medicine, a revolutionary approach to healing at the genetic level: preventing cancer, heart disease, and diabetes; increasing brain function; and reversing habits that lead to obesity and premature...
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The Liver Healing Diet with Dr. Michelle Lai

Hepatologist Dr. Michelle Lai discusses her nutritional plan to eliminate toxins, reverse fatty liver disease, improve liver function, and promote good health.
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Herbs for Children’s Health with Rosemary Gladstar

Rosemary Gladstar is a renowned herbal teacher and practitioner with more than 35 years of experience working with herbs.  She is the director of the International Herb Symposium and the annual Women’s Herbal Conference and she is the cofounder of … Co...
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The Anti-Cancer Diet with Dr. David Khayat

Why can Europeans eat red meat and not increase their risk of cancer, and not Americans?  Why is salmon a problematic fish for a cancer prevention diet?  Why should we be drinking pomegranite juice of all things? Learn the latest … Continue reading →
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Brain Maker with Dr. David Perlmutter

Over the past few decades the medical world has made great strides in treating heart disease, diabetes and even some forms of cancer but the same cannot be said for brain-related disorders.  We don’t have meaningful treatments for all-too-common neurol...
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The Blue Zones Solution with Dan Buettner

Dan Buettner, the New York Times bestselling author of The Blue Zones, lays out a proven plan to maximize your health based on the practices of the world’s healthiest people. For the first time, Buettner reveals how to transform your … Continue reading...
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The Allergy Book with Dr. Robert Sears

From America’s most trusted name in pediatrics, a comprehensive guide to treating and preventing nasal allergies, asthma, food allergies and intolerances, and more. Allergies are one of the most common ailments, causing children to miss school and pare...
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Culture Wars with Linley Dixon

Farm and food policy analyst Linley Dixon discusses the Cornucopia Institute’s latest report “Culture Wars: How the Food Giants turned Yogurt, a Health Food, into Junk Food.”  Learn why the “live and active cultures” label is not a good signifier … Con...
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Better Than Before with Gretchen Rubin

Better than Before presents a practical, concrete framework to allow readers to understand their habits—and to change them for good. Infused with Gretchen Rubin’s compelling voice, rigorous research, and easy humor, and packed with vivid stories of liv...
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The Hormone Reset Diet with Dr. Sara Gottfried

Most people don’t think about hormones. But when you develop resistance to your seven major metabolic hormones—cortisol, thyroid, testosterone, growth hormone, leptin, insulin, and estrogen—your body adjusts by ultimately slowing down your metabolism. ...
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Vitamania with Catherine Price

Most of us know nothing about vitamins. What’s more, what we think we know is harming both our personal nutrition and our national health. By focusing on vitamins at the expense of everything else, we’ve become blind to the bigger … Continue reading →
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Watch Your Back with Dr. Richard Deyo

Watch Your Back!  How the back pain industry is costing us more and giving us less–and what you can do to inform and empower yourself in seeking treatment.  Dr. Richard Deyo, professor of internal medicine, family medicine and public health … Continue ...
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Nourishing Broth will Sally Fallon Morell

Sally Fallon Morell, founding president of the Weston A. Price foundation, and author of the classic Nourishing Traditions, discusses her new book, Nourishing Broth, co-authored with nutritionist Kaayla T. Daniel. Explore the science behind broth’s hea...
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The Brain’s Way of Healing with Dr. Norman Doidge

For centuries it was believed that the brain’s complexity prevented recovery from damage or disease. The Brain’s Way of Healing shows that this very sophistication is the source of a unique kind of healing. Dr. Norman Doidge explores the latest science...
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Healthy Vision with Dr. Neal Adams

More than 180 million Americans have a problem with their vision. Most believe there’s not much they can do on their own to change how much (or how little) they see. Now there is hope. In the past decade, an … Continue reading →
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Herbal Antivirals with Stephen Buhner

Take control of your health! Emerging viruses are becoming more virile and aggressive, and traditional medications are becoming less effective against them. In this companion to the best-selling Herbal Antibiotics, Stephen Harrod Buhner offers in-depth...
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Eating Animals with Jonathan Safran Foer

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...
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