Episode 14 – Interview with Shannon Flaherty – Essential Oils

Shannon Flaherty talks about essential oils. What they are, 3 ways to use, safety awareness, cleaning product recipes, and ways to save money and more.

Episode 13 – Moose Conversation: Find your Fetch Continued

This is a continued conversation that really started from an article published in the Duluth Budgeteer this past winter. Judy Breuer and Joel Swan discussing in specific the passing of a much beloved fuzzy cousin, Moose; and also a wider conversation of life and death in general.

Episode 12 – Conversation with Zilch to 5k coach Eve Graves

This week’s podcast is a conversation with Eve Graves, Coach of Zilch To 5k in Duluth, MN. A class for the beginning runner… no really, the honest to goodness beginner!

Episode 11 – Conversation with Beth Bedell – Important Insights Related to End of Life Issues and Advanced Health Care Directives

Conversation with Beth Bedell – Important insights related to end of life issues, medical record challenges, doctors’ training around these issues, advanced health care directives, POLST (Provider Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatments), philosophies and acknowledging the challenge it can be to have these hard conversations.

Beth actively works to help create understanding why health care directives are important. Beth also works to create awareness and support solving the concern that tools we have in place such as health care directives, DNR, etc. might not be easily found in an emergency situation and consequences that might come from that.

Episode 10 – Babies, Rollercoasters, and Google Snacks

Exploring a new format – Tidbits. Talking about 3 different topics inspired by stories in the news: How roller coasters might help your kidney stones, babies and google snacks. Links to further explore the topics within: Kidney stones and coasters – http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/28/health/kidney-stone-roller-coaster-study-trnd/ http://www.nhs.uk/news/2016/09September/Pages/could-riding-roller-coasters-help-you-pass-kidney-stones.aspx The Medical Study regarding Kidney Stones and Rollercoasters – http://jaoa.org/article.aspx?articleid=2557373 Babies (Skin to skin contact charge) –… Read more »

Episode 9 – Movement aka Exercise

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Movement… it’s not just for “work outs” anymore! Movement… aka exercise is something many of us find challenging to get in. Wait…  how much do we actually NEED? What EXACTLY do we need to do?  A conversation challenging what we think of as “correct” when it comes to the concept of “working out”. Study #1 1 Minute of All-Out Exercise… Read more »

Episode 8 – Interview with Erin Dewit

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Interview with Erin DeWitt, Energy Medicine practitioner of Conscious Living in Duluth, MN. The last in our special project series with Megan Brenny, Public Health Education and Promotion student at UMD. Erin Utilizes Reiki and other modalities to help restore balance and harmony in the body. Erin talks about her modalities, training, complimentary medicine and experiences of her and her… Read more »

Episode 7 – Interview with Dr Edward Szymczak part 2

Interview with Dr. Edward Szymczak of Tamarack Natural Medicine in Superior WI. Second of a two part interview in our special project series with Megan Brenny, Public Health Education and Promotion student at UMD Part Two – Dr. Ed continues to talk about his practice, fee structure, the health care bubble. How naturopathic medicine can benefit your health, health care… Read more »

Episode 6 – Interview with Dr Edward Szymczak part 1

Interview with Dr. Edward Szymczak of Tamarack Natural Medicine in Superior WI. First of a two part interview in our special project series with Megan Brenny, Public Health Education and Promotion student at UMD Part one – Dr. Szymczak, a naturopathic physician in Superior, WI describes his philosophy, practices, and what sets him and other naturopaths apart from most western… Read more »

Episode 5 – Interview with Gary Anderson

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Interview with Gary Anderson of BodyWise Duluth; Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy practitioner. Second practitioner interview in a special project series with Megan Brenny, Public Health Education and Promotion senior at UMD Gary shares what Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy is, what to expect and how it can and has helped him and his clients. Gary Anderson utilizes Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy… Read more »