Health http://ksjd.org en "Organic" Food: What Does It Really Mean? http://ksjd.org/post/organic-food-what-does-it-really-mean <p>The term "organic" is widely used in food labeling, but what does it really mean? In this episode of Pandora's Box, co-host Lyn Patrick and KSJD's Tom Yoder discuss how the term "organic" is defined, how organic food is certified, and why eating organic food is beneficial to your health.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p>Resource links:</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:34:25 +0000 Lyn Patrick & Tom Yoder 12542 at http://ksjd.org "Organic" Food: What Does It Really Mean? Emergency Medical Services in Southeast Utah http://ksjd.org/post/emergency-medical-services-southeast-utah <p>Providing emergency medical services in southeast Utah can be challenging in remote areas where hospital emergency rooms can be many miles away. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with San Juan County Utah EMS Director Linda Larson and Assistant Emergency Manager Tammy Gallegos about how they make sure the people of southeast Utah are cared for in the event of an emergency.</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 17:40:02 +0000 Tom Yoder 10557 at http://ksjd.org Emergency Medical Services in Southeast Utah Pandora's Box - June 3rd, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-june-3rd-2014 <p>The links between good health and good food are widely accepted and understood, but what about using food as medicine to help patients who are facing cancer? In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Lyn Patrick talks with Dr. Nasha Winters, a naturopathic physician who is helping cancer patients to use their diet in tandem with medical treatment like chemotherapy to treat their disease.</p><p>Additional resources on this topic:</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/B9bDZ5-zPtY" width="560"></iframe></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:04:32 +0000 Lyn Patrick 10365 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - June 3rd, 2014 Pandora's Box - May 20th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-may-20th-2014 <p>In this episode of Pandora's Box, co-host Joanie Trussel talks to Midge Kirk, Health Educator and Tobacco Specialist with Montezuma County Public Health Department, about e-cigarettes, what effect they have on the health of those who use them, and how they are regulated.</p><p></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 15:48:57 +0000 Joanie Trussel 9651 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - May 20th, 2014 KSJD Airs Mental Health Series http://ksjd.org/post/ksjd-airs-mental-health-series <p>May is Mental Health Month. This week, we're taking a closer look at the costs of mental illness in Colorado, from both a health and financial standpoint.<br /><br />The four-part series <em>Untreated: How Ignoring Mental Illness Costs Us All</em>, can be heard at 8:30am, on the KSJD Morning Zine.<br /><br />The series is a reporting collaboration between <a href="http://www.rmpbs.org/home">Rocky Mountain PBS I-News</a>, and public radio station <a href="http://kunc.org/">KUNC</a> in Greeley.<br /><br /><strong>Monday, May 19</strong> Mon, 19 May 2014 22:41:23 +0000 Mark Duggan 9620 at http://ksjd.org KSJD Airs Mental Health Series Preventing and Treating Skin Cancer http://ksjd.org/post/preventing-and-treating-skin-cancer <p>Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer in the United States, typically developing on skin exposed to the sun. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Dr. Jill Schenk, a family physician with Southwest Memorial Physicians, about ways to prevent skin cancer and how it can be diagnosed and treated.</p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 18:44:49 +0000 Tom Yoder 8975 at http://ksjd.org Preventing and Treating Skin Cancer Environmental Regulation At The Four Corners Power Plant http://ksjd.org/post/environmental-regulation-four-corners-power-plant <p>The Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine were recently evaluated in a Draft Environmental Impact Statement that has raised more questions about the environmental, socioeconomic, and health issues related to the coal-fired power plant and how it affects nearby populations, especially the Diné. Tue, 06 May 2014 15:55:22 +0000 Lyn Patrick 8914 at http://ksjd.org Environmental Regulation At The Four Corners Power Plant Pandora's Box - Sandra Steingraber on Environmental Links to Cancer http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-sandra-steingraber-environmental-links-cancer <p>In the episode, Pandora's Box co-host Lyn Patrick talks with Sandra Steingraber about her personal experiences with cancer and her work on linking environmental factors with cancer and other disease. This interview was recorded at the Telluride Film Festival in July of 2012.</p><p></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 19:31:12 +0000 Lyn Patrick 8671 at http://ksjd.org Veteran's Affairs - April 25th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/veterans-affairs-april-25th-2014 <p>Veterans in the Four Corners face challenges that are sometimes unknown or misunderstood by the civilian public. In this special KSJD Spring Membership Drive episode of the Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Bert Valencia from VFW Post 5231 about vets of all ages who are dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:37:16 +0000 Jeff Pope 8360 at http://ksjd.org Veteran's Affairs - April 25th, 2014 Diné Food Sovereignty http://ksjd.org/post/din-food-sovereignty <p>The Diné Policy Institute was established as a research institute to mesh Western research practices with traditional Navajo values. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with James McKenzie, Director of the Diné Policy Institute, about their latest initiative that is focused on food sovereignty for the Diné people.</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:26:17 +0000 Jeff Pope 8289 at http://ksjd.org Diné Food Sovereignty