Health

Pandora's Box
11:30 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Pandora's Box - April 8th, 2014

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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.

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The Zine
9:52 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Quitting Smoking During Pregnancy

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.

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The Zine
10:47 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Chronic Pain Management

Non-operative joint and spine care using an approach centered around physical therapy, injections, and tailored medical treatment can help restore function and reduce suffering for patients with acute and chronic pain. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Dr. Dustin Cole, a pain management specialist with Southwest Health System, about how these procedures work, how they can benefit patients dealing with pain management, and why dealing with pain is also important for families and friends of those with chronic pain.

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Pandora's Box
11:38 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Pandora's Box - February 11th, 2014

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In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Sandhya Tillotson from 4Core, the Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency, about making sure your home is free of poisonous radon and carbon monoxide gases, and how to identify and mitigate household items that may contain toxic chemicals.

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Pandora's Box
9:26 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Pandora's Box - January 28th, 2014

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On this episode of Pandora's Box, co-hosts Lyn Patrick and Joanie Trussel talk with KSJD's Tom Yoder about the causes and consequences of childhood obesity, as well as some possible solutions.

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Health
3:37 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Pandora's Box - January 14th, 2014

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Host Joanie Trussel talks with licensed midwife Dr. Jannelli Miller about why some expecting mothers are choosing to deliver their babies at home, and discusses why home births offer some advantages over hospital births.

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Health
12:00 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Montezuma County

Host Joanie Trussel talks with Dave Hart and John Parker of the Pinyon Project Family Resource Center about how the health care insurance exchange, or marketplace, is being accessed by Coloradoans under the Affordable Care Act. Originally aired on October 22nd, 2013. 

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Health
12:00 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Red Arrow Mine Waste Contamination and Public Health Concerns

Host Lyn Patrick talks with mining reclamation expert Jens Deichmann about the current situation with the Red Arrow Mine gold mining waste and milling facilities near Mancos, Colorado, and the regulatory and health issues related to the toxic materials that have been found at the site. Originally aired on October 8th, 2013. 

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Health
12:00 am
Tue July 16, 2013

The Link Between Diabetes and Farmed Salmon

KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with host Lyn Patrick about the worldwide diabetes epidemic, and how pollutants in our oceans may be causing farmed salmon to be a contributing factor to this massive health issue. Originally aired on July 16th, 2013.

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Health
12:00 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Midwifery and Natural Childbirth

Host Joanie Trussel talks with certified midwife Janneli Miller about the differences in natural childbirth and hospital births, and how midwives work to help women have healthy birth experiences. Originally aired on July 2nd, 2013.

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