KPFA: About Health [Program Feed]

  • 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.
  • About Health – September 24, 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.
  • 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.

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