KPFA: About Health [Program Feed]

  • Living With Chronic Pain
    Do you, or someone you know, suffer from chronic pain? And what do you see enhances or hinders quality of life. Join Nurse Rona and guests, Dr. Marsha Haller, and Jennifer Ault, D.O, to discuss strategies people find helpful in managing their pain. 
  • About Health – September 10, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • About Health – September 3, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • Complexities of Suicide Risk
    1-800-273-8255  is the  [1]National Suicide Prevention Lifeline [2] If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call this number. The Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, and resources for you and your loved ones. Nurse Rona Renner will be joined by guests Eli Merritt MD, and Esme Shaller, PhD, to discuss the suffering and anguish that is associated with suicide….and the importance of Talking About It! [1] http://1-800-273-8255/ [2] https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
  • The Consequences of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Through a Lifespan
    How have the adverse experiences of your childhood impacted your physical and emotional health as an adult? Some steps in healing is understanding and untangling what happened, talking about the trauma, and learning resiliency skills. Join Nurse Rona and her guests to learn more. 
  • Relationships & Health – How Relationships Can Hurt Us & How They Can Help Us
    For better or worse, relationships have a real impact on our physical and mental health. In this episode, we explore how our relationships impact our health – and what we can do to leverage our relationships to improve our health and well-being. Joining me is Rosie Shrout, University of Nevada researcher, and Christina Nelsen, Clinical Psychologist.
  • About Health – August 6, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • About Health – July 30, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • Consequences Of Toxic Pesticides In Our Food and Gut
    Is there Glyphosate in your cereal? Join Nurse Rona, Dr. Michelle Perro, and Caroline Cox for a lively discussion on how industrial food is causing an epidemic of chronic illness. “Today, pesticide use is at an all-time high and these agrochemicals are finding their way into our livestock, agricultural industries, and ultimately, onto our plates.” —What’s Making Our Children Sick?
  • About Health – July 16, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • About Health – July 9, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • Health Disparities in Ethnic and Sexual Minority Men and Boys
    Ethnic and sexual minority males face the greatest health risks, including the shortest lives and least health care access. Hear this discussion with two authors of a just-released report by the American Psychological Association about this issue, Perry Halkitis, School of Public Health Dean at Rutgers University, and Derek Griffith, Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University.
  • About Health – June 25, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • About Health – June 18, 2018
    A program designed to give listeners an opportunity to talk directly with experts in the fields of both traditional and non-traditional health, with Dr. Lenoir and Rona Renner, RN.
  • Balancing The Risks and Benefits of Sun Exposure
    Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. In California, two people die from melanoma each day. Most of these deaths could have been prevented. In this episode we speak with University of California dermatologist Dr. Rita Khodosh about skin cancer and protecting yourself – as well as the health benefits of sun exposure.

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