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Taking Care of Yourself

A wealth of knowledge – from nutrition to herbal remedies to relaxation skills – to provide you with natural ways to be healthy.

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 The Search for Well-Being    198,199,201,202 

The Search for Well-Being
We examine a fascinating new model of health care: integrative medicine. [more]

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 Avoiding Burnout with David Allen Humankind   206 

Avoiding Burnout with David Allen
Based on decades of coaching high-powered executives, best-selling author David Allen describes key techniques for managing our personal rhythms, carving out reflection time and avoiding the trap of burnout. [more]
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 Breaking the Cycle Humankind   197 

Breaking the Cycle
The stories of people in recovery from alcoholism, who had to work through denial and sometimes harsh consequences on the road to sobriety, which can present its own ongoing emotional challenges. [more]
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 Digital Sabbath Humankind   165 

Digital Sabbath
William Powers, author of "Hamlet's Blackberry," describes the dilemma of being addicted to information technology, and how he and his family committed to regular time free of technological intrusions. [more]
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 Everyday Healing Foods Public Radio Shows   EH1 

Everyday Healing Foods
Hear medical experts explain the use of foods as a protection against cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other conditions. [more]
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 Gimme Five Public Radio Shows   G5 

Gimme Five
For youthful listeners of all ages, this fast-paced, humorous program highlights quick and easy ways to increase your consumption of healthy fruits and vegetables. [more]
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 Healthy Planet, Healthy People Humankind   134 

Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Cultivating the crops for animal feed involves tremendous energy use, from pumping water to producing fertilizer. Thus, becoming a vegetarian can significantly reduce a person's "carbon footprint" -- the amount of greenhouse gases their lifestyle is responsible for. For a limited time, this show is available to listen to free of charge. [more]
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 High School Pressure-Cooker Humankind   194 

High School Pressure-Cooker
This episode examines the level of stress experienced by many secondary school students in America. We probe the causes and effects. And we look at positive coping skills kids can learn -- and ideas on how to restructure school life to minimize stressful conditions. [more]
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 Holistic Nurses Humankind   130 

Holistic Nurses
We hear from a variety of nurses about the stresses they face in today's quick-paced medical setting -- and how they struggle to find the time needed to treat the whole person. [more]
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 Horizons of Attention with David Allen Humankind   142 

Horizons of Attention with David Allen
Learning how to focus on different life horizons -- from daily responsibilities to broader personal goals -- is covered in this enlightening dialogue about "Making It All Work," the new book by best-selling author David Allen. [more]
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 Loretta La Roche Humankind   90 

Loretta La Roche
Making light of our stress-inducing, 24/7 society, author and humorist Loretta LaRoche brings her one-of-a-kind perspective on living an optimistic and resilient life that re-connects with what really matters. [more]
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 Maintaining Focus with Daniel Goleman Humankind   203 

Maintaining Focus with Daniel Goleman
Former NY Times science reporter Daniel Goleman, best-selling author of Emotional Intelligence, discusses current research on the importance and mechanics of attaining personal focus. [more]
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 Managing Pain Humankind   146 

Managing Pain
Near Portland, Maine, people afflicted with chronic pain from medical conditions support each other in a group where attenders who are discouraged learn to take an active role in their life, and to see themselves not as a patient but as a complete person. [more]
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 The Medicine Garden Public Radio Shows   MG 

The Medicine Garden
Hear these informative programs on natural health clearly explained by physicians and other experts [more]

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 Mindful Learning with Congressman Tim Ryan Humankind   195 

Mindful Learning with Congressman Tim Ryan
While Capitol Hill may at times seem like the last place to find contemplative reflection, Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan has emerged as an advocate of daily periods of silence and meditation for personal growth and as a learning tool for schoolchildren. [more]
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 The National Fruits & Nuts Quiz Show Public Radio Shows   FN 

The National Fruits & Nuts Quiz Show
An entertaining one-hour quiz show that asks listeners of all ages to test and boost their knowledge about the fruits, nuts and vegetables that protect our health. Part of the Vegetable Chronicles series. [more]
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 Practicing Prevention Humankind   156 

Practicing Prevention
Physician Ralph Snyderman, who served as long-time dean of the Duke Univ medical school, believes that personal health (like our environment) should be regarded as "sustainable", which means restructuring the roles of both doctor and patient. [more]
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 "Relaxed Focus" with David Allen Humankind   94,95 

"Relaxed Focus" with David Allen
How can we deal with the modern sense of feeling overloaded? It is emerging as a broad social problem that takes its toll on both worklife and homelife -- and can impinge on our ability to function with personal clarity. [more]
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 Self-Fulfilling Prophecies with David Allen Humankind   109 

Self-Fulfilling Prophecies with David Allen
The surprising power of imagining positive outcomes in life is explored by NY Times best-selling author David Allen who finds that when people vividly picture the solutions to problems, it can reset their nervous system and remove self-imposed blockages. [more]
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 The Present Moment with Jon Kabat-Zinn Humankind   123, 124 

The Present Moment with Jon Kabat-Zinn
Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the renowned Stress Reduction Clinic at the Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School, discusses how the technique of "mindfulness" can be physically and mentally therapeutic. [more]
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 The Vegetable Chronicles Public Radio Shows   VC 

The Vegetable Chronicles
(Funded by the National Cancer Institute)
The American Cancer Society now recommends you ‘choose most of the foods you eat from plant sources.’ Listen to the evidence that convinced top health authorities. Discover delicious ways of eating in parts of Italy and rural China that give dramatic health benefits. Also, chefs tell their shortcuts for healthy, scrumptious eating. Finally, test and increase your knowledge of food and health on our fun quiz show with cartoonist Scott Adams, comedian Paula Poundstone and musician Richy Havens. [more]

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 Worry Solution Humankind   160 

Worry Solution
Bay Area physician and Univ. of California medical professor Martin Rossman, author of 'The Worry Solution', describes ways to distinguish between what we can change and what we must learn to accept. [more]
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