HEALTH

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.


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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.