KPFA: About Health [Program Feed]

  • About Health – January 14, 2019
    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.
  • How To Be Successful in Sticking To Your New Year Resolutions
    About half of Americans make New Year resolutions –  often to improve their health – but most are unable to stick to them. Listen to this discussion on successful strategies to keep your resolutions, with Dr. Will Courtenay and his guest, Karen Owoc, an expert on behavioral change with Kaiser Permanente.
  • Healthy Habits and Hormonal Balance
    As the year comes to an end it’s a good time to reflect on your level of stress, fatigue, mood, and overall health. Do you make your health a priority, or do you find it gets put on the back burner? Join Nurse Rona and Dr. Amy Day, and call in with your questions. 800-958-9008
  • Thriving With Adult ADHD
    Adult ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) can result in impulsive decision ­making, chronic lateness, irritability, and trouble staying on task. Join Nurse Rona and guest, Phil Boissiere, MFT, to learn about thriving with ADHD.
  • About Health – December 17, 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.
  • On A New Dietary Plan or Thinking About Trying One? Here’s What To Consider
    It seems everyone is talking about diets – and dozens of them, from Mediterranean, to flexitarian, or Keto, DASH, Weight Watchers, Vegan, or Paleo. There’s confusion about these diets, and their potential harm and benefits – particularly based on unique, personal needs. Listen to this discussion on diets with two leading nutritionists, Andrea Giancoli and Jill West.
  • About Health – November 26, 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.
  • Cancer as a Wake-Up Call
      Nurse Rona will be joined by Dr. Laura Nasi for an in-depth conversation about an integrative approach to what you can do to become whole again when you have a diagnosis of cancer. Dr. Nasi presents a new way of looking at how we view and treat cancer. Integrative medicine encourages chemo and radiation when necessary, while also focusing on a patient’s internal balance to help halt the disease.
  • About Health – November 12, 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.
  • Need Help Deciding on YOUR VOTE for Health-Related Measures?
    In this show, we help you make sense of the health-related measures on the California ballot – which are most of them. Our guests are Adena Ishii, President of the East Bay chapter of the League of Women Voters, and Dan Newman, President of MapLight.org, a nonpartisan nonprofit that reveals the influence of money in politics.
  • About Health – October 29, 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.
  • Prescribing Nature For Health
    Research shows that spending significant time in nature can lead to better immunity, reduced anger, good sleep, and increased energy. Has your doctor prescribed Nature for your health? Join Nurse Rona and guests, and call with your questions. 
  • Sleep! Why It’s Important And How To Get It
    If you’re having trouble sleeping, you’re not alone. About 25% of Americans experience acute insomnia each year. Good sleep is essential for your physical and emotional health. A first step in getting a good night sleep is to learn about what helps and what hinders sleep. Nurse Rona’s guests are Michael Tompkins, PHD, and Monique Thompson, PsyD.
  • About Health – October 8, 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 – October 1, 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.

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