About Health – January 23, 2017

About Health

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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Roots of Health Disparities

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“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”—Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Nurse Rona will be joined by Dalila Butler and Dr. Muntu Davis to discuss with you the Roots of Health Disparities. What environmental, educational, housing, and prevention policies are in place to help communities and individuals have … Continued


New Year Resolutions

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About half of Americans make New Year resolutions –  often to improve their health – but most are unsuccessful in sticking to them. Dr. Will Courtenay’s guests will be Professor John Norcross, author of “Changeology: 5 Steps to Realizing Your Goals and Resolutions,” and Jill West, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Health Coach. Join … Continued


The Hidden Half of Nature: Microbial Roots of Life and Health

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The book, The hidden half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health, is an exploration of how microbes are transforming the way we see nature and ourselves. It reveals why good health—for people and plants—depends on Earth’s smallest creatures. Nurse Rona Renner interviews the authors, David Montgomery and Anne Biklé, about their  insights into the similarities … Continued


The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting: Fund Drive

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Tune in today at 2PM and please donate what you can to KPFA. You will hear Dr. Brené Brown talking about The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting: Raising Children with Courage, Compassion, and Connection. Drawing on her 12 years of research on vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame, she presents guideposts to creating “whole-hearted” families. 


The Science of Gratitude

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Gratitude and a mindset of thankfulness are linked with a variety of positive physical, psychological, and social effects. Host Dr. Will Courtenay will be joined by two neuroscientists, Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas from the Greater Good Science Center and Dr. Glenn Fox from the University of Southern California. Join us to discuss the science of gratitude … Continued


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