Health

Local elder, retired medical doctor and host of Shifting Gears William Evans has released Circulating Source Water. This monograph incorporates science, history and spirit to inform our predicament and offer new stories for life and healing on Earth. The book is available online and at Mana Foods in Carbondale.

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Diane Johnson hosts Senior Matters remotely this month and chats with Brian Zaragoza, Executive Director for Heritage Park Care Center, about what they're doing to limit risks to residents and their families and friends.

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Casey Piscura is owner of Wild Mountain Seeds, based from Sunfire Ranch just south of Carbondale. He created the nonprofit Seed Peace to promote community-driven seed production and local growing initiatives for resiliency and health. In this interview, he shares his vision and an update from his farm in response to the unfolding coronacrisis.

Jerome Osentowski and Taylor Algers call-in from the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute to provide an update as to their operations during this time of pandemic. Their conversation focuses on strengthening the immune system and incorporating permaculture practices for community resiliency.

Diane Johnson

Garfield County Senior Programs manager Judy Martin joins Diane Johnson on Senior Matters to discuss the census, coronavirus, and upcoming programs and services to promote the well-being, health and independence of our senior community.

Laura Bartels

Gwen speaks with Mindful Life Program Executive Director Laura Bartels about inner sustainability and natural building.

Sustainable Settings

Brook LeVan of Sustainable Settings reflects with Will Evans on agriculture as a healing practice.

Garry Schalla

This month on A Weight Off Your Shoulders, Ed Troy interviews Development and Marketing Director for Challenge Aspen Gary Schalla.

 


  This Thursday Garfield County hosts presentations by Summit County-based Peak Health Alliance. The non-profit health cooperative will provide information on the Peak Health program and its potential to lower health insurance premiums in Garfield County, which are some of the most expensive in the United States. Peak Health Alliance CEO Tamara Pogue explains how the program uses data to negotiate lower prices.

Some people spend $200 a month on the golf course or on a fancy cable TV package, says David Westbrook, a hospital executive in Kansas City, Mo. His splurge? He pays Dr. John Dunlap $133 a month for what he considers exceptional primary care.

"I have the resources to spend a little extra money on my health care to my primary care physician relationship," Westbrook says. "Because I have that access — and am very proactive in managing my personal health — I think I'm going to be healthier."

Monday Community Calendar

Dec 9, 2019

Here’s your community calendar for Monday, December 9th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine hosting the 12 Days of Christmas Wine event through December 12th. For the list of today's events, like disease prevention and reversal with Dr. Feinsinger at the Third Street Center, click on the headline.

Dr. Tom Lankering

Dr. Tom Lankering is a contributing author for Wake Up the Happy Brain: Where Happiness Comes From. Tom graduated from the Palmer College of Chiropractic and has expanded beyond manipulation towards a more comprehensive holistic wellness program.

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The 2019 flu season is upon us. Jenica Vander Mark, Staff Development Coordinator at Heritage Park Care Center, joins Diane Johnson to talk about staying healthy and receiving support.

The Endocrine Disruption Exchange

Theo Colborn is credited with identifying damage to human reproductive health caused by small doses of toxic chemicals called endocrine disruptors. Theo also explains why lack of public health protection of air and water is a concern to residents of the Colorado Drainage. Will Evans interviewed Theo in a three-part series in 2011. For parts 2 and 3 of their conversation, click here.

Ask the Vet Diagnoses Animal Pain

Sep 19, 2019
Alpine Animal Hospital

Beth Broome and Dr. Liz Foster talk about signs to tell if your pet is experiencing pain and what to do next.

National Jewish Health

With kids back in school and more allergens in the air this month, asthma flares are more likely. KDNK’s Lucas Turner spoke with Dr. Christine Cho, Pediatric Allergist and Immunologist at National Jewish Health, to learn more about asthma awareness during this time of year.

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In 2017, over 1,000 Coloradans died from opioid overdose. Medical professionals are now gaining insight from their communities to address this ongoing crisis. Locally, a coalition is forming around a federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration. Jarid Rollins, a licensed clinical social worker doing therapy services for Midvalley Family Practice, comments on this endeavor.

Jarid Rollins

A local coalition is forming around how to address opioid addiction and substance abuse in our communities. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Jarid Rollins of Midvalley Family Practice about this initiative. The first public meeting is on Wednesday, August 28 at Carbondale Library at 6pm.

West Mountain Regional Health Alliance

Cristina Gair is Executive Director for West Mountain Regional Health Alliance. Here she describes the orgnanization to Traci Gurley-Tomashosky, host of United Way Cares.

Hippocrates Docs

Peter Goldstein, President of Hippocrates Docs, shares with Megan Tackett about My Health My Priority, a 12-week program designed to help folks transition to a plant based lifestyle. Davi Nikent presents My Health My Priority beginning June 4th.

Ask the Vet Talks Parasites

May 16, 2019
Alpine Animal Hospital

Dr. Liz Foster joins host Beth Broome to inform listeners about parasites: the myths and latest advice.

Scientists are ramping up research on the possible health effects of a large group of common but little-understood chemicals used in water-resistant clothing, stain-resistant furniture, nonstick cookware and many other consumer products.

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By 500 A.D., Greek physician Hippocrates already knew: "let food be thy medicine." Today, local plant-diet proponent Dr. Greg Feinsinger and Dr. Peter Goldstein, President of Hippocrates Docs, carry that wisdom forward. They joined Express Yourself with Davi Nikent Director Rita Marsh to preview Carbondale's First Friday Spring Into Wellness, to share about Dr. Feinsinger's new book Enjoy Optimal Health, and talk about Peter Goldstein's Just 1 Thing 4 Health initiative. Dr. Joel Fuhrman will be in Carbondale on April 6th for a talk at the Third Street Center at 7:30.

Weed use is taking off as more states move to legalize it. And with all the buzz over medical marijuana, it's starting to gain an aura of healthfulness. But there are some serious health risks associated with frequent use. One of the more troubling ones is the risk of having a psychotic episode.

This month's episode features guest Dr. Greg Feinsinger talking about the benefits of a completely plant-based diet. A Weight Off Your Shoulders is a fast-paced call-in show hosted by personal trainer Ed Troy, and is dedicated to all things concerning fitness. Topics cover weight loss, sports, exercise, sports training, nutrition, personal training, holistic health and much more. Hear archived episodes here.

Fifth grade students at Basalt Middle School wrote and recorded tips to help you stay fit, active and healthy.

Fifth grade students at Basalt Middle School wrote and recorded tips to help you stay fit, active and healthy.

Fifth grade students at Basalt Middle School wrote and recorded tips to help you stay fit and healthy.

Fifth grade students at Basalt Middle School wrote and recorded tips to help you stay fit and healthy.

Fifth grade students at Basalt Middle School wrote and recorded tips to help you stay fit and healthy.

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