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 - 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 Pandora's Box - April 22nd, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-april-22nd-2014 <p>In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Lyn Patrick talks with Pete Dronkers of Earthworks about the latest plans for oil and gas development and hydraulic fracturing in southwest Colorado.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:21:49 +0000 Lyn Patrick 8159 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - April 22nd, 2014 Pandora's Box - April 8th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-april-8th-2014 <p>In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Rebecca Claussen, an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Human Services at Fort Lewis College, about the latest information on genetically modified foods, including new GMO fish products that may soon be available to consumers, and a ballot initiative in Colorado to label genetically modified foods.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:30:42 +0000 Joanie Trussel 7444 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - April 8th, 2014 Quitting Smoking During Pregnancy http://ksjd.org/post/quitting-smoking-during-pregnancy <p>Pregnant women who quit smoking are much less likely to have pre-mature and low birth weight babies and reduce the damage that second-hand smoke can have on their babies. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks to Midge Kirk with the Target Tobacco Action Group about "Baby and Me", a smoking cessation program that helps pregnant women quit smoking during and after their pregnancy.</p><p></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:52:25 +0000 Tom Yoder 7215 at http://ksjd.org Quitting Smoking During Pregnancy