HEALTH

Jose Luis Juarez Perez

On this segement of  Naturaleza y Comunidad, Yojana Miraya talks with Natasha O'Laughlin about her community health research in Oaxaca, Mexico.  


Amanda Malachesky  is working to understand the links between what we eat and how we feel physically, mentally and emotionally.  She calls it functional nutrition. Amanda spoke with Emma Breacain about transforming the way we approach our health challenges. 


Xochitl, Brenda and Yojana discuss issues of justice and race locally and around the country.

How do we create positive change in our institutions and on the streets?

In a supremely difficult and divisive political landscape, how do we ensure justice and safety in our communities?

This week's Charlando Con La Raza takes on these challenging questions.


On this week's Charlando, Yojana, Xochitl and Brenda discuss nuances of culture through food and clothing  and women taking a stand against harassment.

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Jessica Eden

Tireless advocate for the well being of the Latinx community, Renee Saucedo joins the Charlando crew to discuss some of her inspirations and perspectives through challenging political times.

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Food For Thought

On the latest episode of Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell talks about incorporating ghee into one's diet with Daniel Draskinis from Gold Nugget Ghee.


The Animals' Day Off

Dec 8, 2017

 

School cafeterias across the nation are sowing healthier futures for their students by serving more plant-based meals. The kids come home asking for kale and the benefits are dramatic, as obesity rates, greenhouse gas emissions, and even costs, go down. 


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Do you know what your health risks are if you are working in the cannabiz? 

Natalya Estrada

To the public, Lisa Dugan is known as the Director of the North Coast Regional Department of Child Support Services. In private she’s a mother facing the fact that her family was plagued by Humboldt County’s opioid crisis.

On this episode of Food For Thought, nutritionist Nicole Nada joins Jennifer Bell to talk about being joyful in pursuit of optimal health.


On this week's Through The Eyes Of Women, Dr. Corinne Frugoni talks with Victoria Sweet about her new book, "Slow Medicine". 

Over the years that Victoria has been a physician, "healthcare" has replaced medicine, "providers" look at their laptops more than their patients, and costs keep soaring. Yet the remedy that economists and policy makers continue to miss is also miraculously simple. Good medicine takes more than amazing technology; it takes time - time to respond to bodies as well as data, time to arrive at the right diagnosis and the right treatment.


Through The Eyes of Women: Hormones and Healthy Periods

Aug 29, 2017

Do you know what your period is trying to tell you? Dr. Lara Briden has been working in women’s health for almost 20 years. She runs a busy natural hormone clinic in Sydney, Australia –  where she successfully and naturally treats PCOS, PMS, endometriosis and many other period problems.


HSU

A healthier place for the entire community...

Humboldt State University is becoming a tobacco free campus. 


According to Dr. Victoria Sweet, “In the last 20 years, in the interest of efficiency, the time doctors spend with patients has been cut down to the bone."  

In God’s Hotel: a Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine Victoria Sweet raises fundamental questions about the current practice of medicine based on her observations and work for twenty years at Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco, the last almshouse in this country.

 

Food For Thought

Jennifer Bell continues her discussion on healthy and fun food creations with food author and enthusiast Karen Solomon.

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 Breastfeeding should come naturally and easily.  That’s what many new moms think when they first put their newborn to their breast.  


Food For Thought

San Francisco-based food and lifestyle writer, Karen Solomon, joins Jennifer Bell to discuss the joys of healthy eating, homecooking and canning.  

  https://myfoodforthought.wordpress.com/

Kathleen Marshall is a working woman with a family and many interests including dancing, carpentry, biking, and being an all-around doer and liver of life.

So it seemed particularly unfair when she was diagnosed with chronic, invisible illness as a newlywed and young mom who had just completed her nursing degree and begun a brand new job as a nurse.

  

St. Joseph Hospital

St. Joseph Health is offering two Free Community Health Forums focusing on signs, prevention, and recovery from a stroke. Dr. Scott Sageman and Paul McGinty-VP Philanthropy St. Joseph Health Humboldt discuss the forums that are taking place on Wednesday, October 5  at the Sequoia Conference Center in Eureka and again on Wednesday, October 12th  at the River Lodge in Fortuna beginning at 5:30 p.m.