Lumin Helps Keep Seniors in their Home Longer

February 24, 2018
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Paul Wilson, the Managing Director of Blocks Global and co-founder of Lumin, that helps seniors and people with physical and cognitive disabilities live independently for longer and stay closely connected with their families and communities joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Senior Health Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Paul Wilson discuss the following:

  1. What exactly is Lumin?
  2. Why was Lumin created?
  3. Who is the perfect Lumin candidate?
  4. How can Lumin improve quality of life?
  5. Does one require technical skills to operate Lumin?

 

Lumin is more than a phone, simpler than a tablet, Lumin is a communication and entertainment hub linking people with essential information and services to support wellbeing and safety in the home. Lumin is a large 17″ freestanding touch screen for the home customised for the user and delivered ready to use. No technical knowledge required, Lumin is monitored and updated remotely 24/7. Lumin helps seniors and people with physical and cognitive disabilities live independently for longer and stay closely connected with their families and communities.

 

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Website: www.mylumin.org

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mylumin
Twitter: https://twitter.com/_MyLumin

Vasper: Revolutionary Health Technology

February 22, 2018
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Peter Wasowski, Founder and Inventor of Vasper, a technology that transforms the way we think about health joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Peter Wasowski discuss the following:

  1. What is Vasper?
  2. How does Vasper work?
  3. What are the expected results from Vasper?
  4. Who uses Vasper?
  5. Where is the research work on Vasper being done?

 

Peter Wasowski is the Founder, Inventor and CEO of Vasper. Peter has over 35 years of experience in the field of medical technology and vascular health. As Manager of Clinical Development for GE Medical Systems, he has worked all over the world, including his Native Poland. Later, He became Co-founder and CEO of CoolSystems, Inc. The device he helped to create for CoolSystems has become the industry standard in professional sports care and rehabilitation and is currently marketed under the name GameReadyTM.

As a true visionary, Peter fused his extensive knowledge and experience with the passion for expanding human wellness to create the Vasper system.
Today, Vasper is used by the Navy SEALs, NASA, Olympic and professional athletes, and others from 9 to 94 years old.

 

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Website: www.vasper.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VasperSystems
Twitter: https://twitter.com/VasperSystems
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vasper_systems

Reinventing retirement: The Best is Yet for Come for Boomer Men

February 21, 2018
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Dr. Thelma Reese, author of The New Senior Man: Exploring New Horizons, New Opportunities joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel. She is here to talk about an entirely new concept of retirement. What Baby Boomer men face when they finish working has little to do with what their fathers faced. Retirement is a far longer phase of life, and it’s filled with possibilities.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Thelma Reese discuss the following:

  1. What prompted you to write this book? Can you talk about your experiences on book tour for your first book?
  2. Why do men have their own set of challenges facing retirement?
  3. Can you give a few examples of men who’ve rewritten their own playbook on retiring, and why they’re inspiring?
  4. Why is retirement changing so much?
  5. Did you find that men dealt with intimacy and sex differently than the preceding generation? Why?
  6. What’s your advice for a man heading into this next phase of his life?
  7. Live alone, or live with others? What’s the consensus among the men you interviewed?
  8. How can men stand up to ageism — and how is it different for men than women?

 

Dr. Thelma Reese, author of The New Senior Woman: Reinventing the Years Beyond Mid-Life, wrote The New Senior Man to satisfy the numerous requests from men who wanted their own book. She is the creator of the blog, www.ElderChicks.com, is a retired professor of English and Education, was the spokesper for Hooked on Phonics, and has long been active in literacy and cultural initiatives in Philadelphia.

 

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Website: www.ElderChicks.com

Mushroom Networks, leading SD-WAN and broadband bonding solutions vendor setting networks on autopilot

February 19, 2018
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Jay Akin the CEO of Mushroom Networks, a leading SD-WAN vendor that has been enabling wired and wireless networks to run on autopilot joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Technology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Jay Akin discuss the following:

  • Please tell us about Mushroom Networks and how your solutions have been helping organizations in healthcare?
  • Tell us about some of the use cases and benefits of your mobile 4G LTE routers in healthcare?
  • How about clinics and hospitals? Can they also benefit from Mushroom appliances?
  • What is involved in installing one of the Mushroom Networks devices and how does the total cost of ownership look like for typical deployments?
  • Any predictions, tips or recommendations for 2018 and beyond regarding healthcare IT that you can share with our listeners?

 

Before founding Mushroom Networks, the industry leading SD-WAN company, Dr. Jay Akin was a venture partner at ITU Ventures for 7 years. Previously, Dr. Akin has worked as a senior marketing consultant at Princeton Brand Econometrics - a boutique marketing consultancy firm on Wall Street – New York. Dr. Akin has managed the Adaptive Systems Laboratory within Qualcomm Institute, a $12 million project which spun off 2 venture backed startup companies.

Dr. Akin received his Ph.D. and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Masters degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Dr. Akin has worked on technical and research aspects of communications for over 20 years including several patents and many publications. Dr. Akin was a nominee for the Most Admired CEO award by San Diego Business Journal. Dr. Akin is a recipient of the NATO Graduate Study Scholarship award and was a national team member for the International Mathematics Olympiad in 1993.

 

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Webiste: www.mushroomnetworks.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MushroomNetworks
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mushroomnet

Sculpt Your Face to Perfection with Cheek Augmentation

February 17, 2018
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Dr. Oleh Slupchynskyj, Plastic Surgeon and Founder of the Aesthetic Institute of New York and New Jersey joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss his expertise on cheek augmentation with cheek implants.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Oleh Slupchynskyj discuss the following:

  1. What is cheek augmentation surgery?
  2. How is cheek augmentation surgery performed?
  3. What are the benefits of implants?
  4. What are the different types of cheek implants? What makes someone better suited for one over the other?
  5. What makes a person a good candidate for cheek augmentation with implants?

 

Dr. Slupchynskyj received his undergraduate degree at Fordham University and then went on to receive his medical degree at New York Medical College, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. Dr. Slupchynskyj conducted his General Surgery Residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York City, and his Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Residency at the preeminent, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, also in New York City. Following his Residency, Dr. Slupchynskyj was selected for an intensive fellowship training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Rochester.

Dr. Slupchynskyj is Double Board Certified through the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology, is a Diplomat with the National Board of Medical Examiners and is a member of the following Societies: American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngology, New York County Medical Society, American Academy of Otolaryngology Allergy, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Slupchynskyj has been asked to speak at numerous meetings of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery on his innovative surgical techniques and scientific studies.

Dr. Slupchynskyj’s Facial Plastic Surgery practice specializes in both surgical and non-surgical solutions for the aging face. Surgical procedures which Dr. Slupchynskyj has extensive experience in and proven superior results include: Mini Facelift; Mini Suture Facelift, and cheek augmentation. Dr. Slupchynskyj is also an expert in non-invasive procedures and was selected by Allergan to be the first Facial Plastic Surgeon in New York City to offer live demonstrations of their newest and most cutting-edge injectable filler, JUVÉDERM®, prior to its debut on the market in 2007.

 

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Website: www.facechange.org

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dr.Slupchynskyj
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrSlupchynskyj
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/slup007?feature=mhum
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doctorslupchynskyj

Transgender Top Surgery 101

February 16, 2018
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Dr. Dustin Reid, a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon and Co-Founder of Restora Austin in Austin, Texas joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss Transgender Top Surgery.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Dustin Reid discuss the following:

  1. What is Transgender Top Surgery?
  2. What are some components of this procedure? How do the procedures differ from FTM and MTF?
  3. Should anything be done to prepare preoperatively? Are there any restrictions that could keep a patient from undergoing this surgery?
  4. What is the recovery process like? Are there side effects or complications?
  5. What are some important things a person should know or ask their surgeon about before considering this type of surgery?

 

Dustin L. Reid, MD, FACS is double board certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Plastic Surgery. He specializes in surgery of the breast, body, face, and nose, as well as hair restoration. Dr. Reid has a superior educational and training foundation and is a self-motivated, progressive thinker committed to natural looking enhancements, cutting-edge technology and patient satisfaction. He combines classic plastic surgery training with outstanding surgical skill and often utilizes non-surgical treatments to optimize your outcome and limit your recovery time. His reputation and that of Restora Austin is based on individualized treatment plans and natural surgical results.
 
Dr. Dustin Reid is a native of Clovis, NM. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech University, where he was honored as the Outstanding Biological Science Student for his graduating class. He received his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine, where he graduated #1 in his medical school class. He was also selected as Best Surgical Student and Outstanding Overall Medical Student by the faculty. Dr. Reid went on to train in a vigorous 5 year general/trauma surgical residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, AZ. He served as Chief Resident and received awards from his peers for Outstanding Teaching from a House Officer and was a featured trauma surgeon on The Learning Channel’s, Trauma, Life in the ER. He trained in plastic surgery at the prestigious Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA, completing a 3-year residency. Again, he served as Chief Resident in his final year.

 

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Website: www.restoraaustin.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RestoraAustin
Twitter: https://twitter.com/restoraaustin
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKTFWH8-F_UOqATejczaNaQ
Instagram (Practice): https://www.instagram.com/restoraaustin
Instagram (Doctor): https://www.instagram.com/dr.atxplasticsx

NOTE: The views, ideas, thoughts and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

Body Shaping and Contouring with Injectables

February 14, 2018
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Dr. Annie Chiu, Board-Certified Cosmetic Dermatologist and Founder of the Derm Institute in Redondo Beach, California again joins eHealth Radio and the Dermatology Channel to discuss Body Shaping and Contouring with Injectables.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Annie Chiu discuss the following:

  1. What are injectables?
  2. How do they work?
  3. Which ones can be used for body contouring & shaping?
  4. Is there a recovery period? Are there side effects or complications?
  5. Who is a good candidate for these types of procedures? Is there anything that would make someone a less than ideal candidate?

 

Dr. Annie Chiu is a Board-Certified Dermatologist practicing in the Beach Cities area of Los Angeles who received her Medical Degree from Stanford University.  She obtained her Bachelors of Science from UC Berkeley, where she graduated with top honors and was a University Medal finalist.  She is the founder and owner of her private practice, The Derm Institute

Dr. Annie Chiu recognizes that healthy, beautiful skin should be attainable for every patient.  She specializes in artful, subtle cosmetic rejuvenation with multiple techniques including Botox, fillers, Sculptra, peels, lasers, and tailored cosmeceuticals. Dr. Chiu is nationally recognized as a “master” injector, and is often involved in treating the models used in brochures and marketing campaigns for various fillers, and is in the top 2% in terms of experience in volume of injectable rejuvenation in the country. 

Dr. Chiu lectures and teaches advanced cosmetic procedures and techniques throughout the country and internationally.  She has also participated in multiple studies on acne, Botox, photoaging, and eczema. She is currently a consultant, trainer and speaker for Allergan, Galderma, Merz, SkinMedica, Skinceuticals, as well as various laser and energy device companies. She is the author of numerous publications, book chapters, and review articles on Cosmetic Dermatology and skin health.  Dr. Chiu is also often a media expert for editors and TV Shows alike, appearing on shows such as The Doctors, and was named a “Skin Genius” in 2015 by Elle Magazine.

Heavily involved as a leader in the field of Dermatology, Dr. Chiu is actively involved in the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. She serves on the AAD Future Leader Panel, Patient Advocacy Taskforce, and Chairs the Product and Service Workgroup, Social Media Workgroup, and is an editor for Derm World. Locally, she believes strongly in patient advocacy and outreach, organizing community awareness and skin cancer screening programs.

 

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Website: https://www.thederminstitute.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnnieChiuMD
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrAnnieChiu
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC25yQkHl_7oe5bazdX1SlBA
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/anniechiumd

National Heart Month: Offering free screening for first responders

February 13, 2018
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Dr. Anuj Tolia, a radiologist at Montclair Radiology, with 5 imaging facilities in New Jersey joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Heart Health Channels to discuss the launching of a new model that is ground breaking. February is National Heart Month, and what better way to celebrate and safeguard our hearts than to offer free screening for first responders including police, fire and EMTs - which is exactly what Dr. Tolia and Montcliar Radiology is doing with "Docs and Cops".

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Anuj Tolia discuss the following:

  1. Can you describe in your own words how the Calcium Scoring works?
  2. Should people with a family history of heart attacks, stroke and other conditions consider doing this scan?
  3. Research shows stress is a killer - so does it make sense to recommend this to people who are in high stress careers, such as EMT staff, ER staff, Police, fire fighters, etc?
  4. What about radiation - is this high or low - and what does that mean?
  5. Do you need a prescription?
  6. Cost is inexpensive, correct? I heard it was around $99.

 

Dr. Anuj J. Tolia received his BS at The Wharton School of Business and his Doctor of Medicine degree from New York University School of Medicine where he was elected to the Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, Dr. Tolia completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at New York University. Dr. Tolia received the Resident Research Scholarship Award presented by The Radiologic Society of North America.

Following his formal training at New York University Medical Center, Dr. Tolia completed a fellowship in Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Neuroradiology, Musculoskeletal Radiology and Body/Breast Imaging at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Upon completing his fellowship, Dr. Tolia joined the staffs of Montclair Radiology and Chilton Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Tolia is a Diplomat of the American Board of Radiology and an active member of The American College of Radiology, The Radiological Society of North America, The American Roentgen Ray Society and The New York Roentgen Ray Society.

 

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Website: www.montclairradiology.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MontclairRadiology

Keeping your pet fit and healthy and what to do if your pet needs to lose weight

February 11, 2018
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Dr. Katy Nelson, a Veterinarian at the Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre in Alexandria, Virginia again joins eHealth Radio and the Animal Health Channel to discuss keeping your pet fit and healthy and what to do if your pet needs to lose weight.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Katy Nelson discuss the following:

  1. People and their pets need to balance their diets, that is certainly true. How do you figure out how much to feed your pets and how often?
  2. If you feed your pets table food or unhealthy food now, how can you transition them to eat more healthy options?
  3. What about exercise in the winter?
  4. Where do you find FreshPet?  Is it in your local supermarkets and stores?
  5. If there is one piece of advice for pet lovers and how they feed their pets, what would it be?

 

Dr. Nelson is an associate veterinarian at the Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre in Alexandria, VA. as well as the host and executive producer of "The Pet Show with Dr. Katy" on Washington DC's News Channel 8 - the show airs at 11am on Saturday mornings. She serves as an expert on animal health on Washington DC's All News Radio Station, WTOP News as well as onWashington DC’s ABC affiliate WJLA ABC 7. She has been featured on the TODAY Show, Fox & Friends, NPR, CNBC, The Meredith Vieira Show, HuffPost Live, and is the expert for the second season of the popular show “Unlikely Animal Friends” to air this Spring on NatGeo Wild. 

Dr. Katy is the Medical Director of Pet Health for Stop Aging Now, a leading nutrition and lifestyle company that relies on the latest clinical research to guide them in their efforts to help people and pets. She is also the Medical Director of Pet Health for BioStem Logics, the leader in regenerative medicine for humans and pets. She is a frequent contributor to HuffPost Pets, BarkPost and PetMD and you can also read "Ask Dr. Katy" quarterly in the Virginia-Maryland Dog Magazine, or online.

Dr. Nelson is passionate about health and fitness, and she strives to help dogs and cats to live the longest, fullest life that they can lead by staying fit and trim. Along with Steve Pelletier from SlimDoggy and Krista Wickens from DogTread, she is a founding partner of PetsMove.org, a national health and fitness initiative aimed at getting people healthy alongside their dogs.

A lover of fashion and beauty, she envisions a world where all products are cruelty-free, not tested on animals, made in a sustainable manner, and free of harsh chemicals that are unsafe not only for us, but for our pets. She is also a passionate advocate for pet rescue and Pit Bull Type Dogs, and speaks ardently on the subjects in many different forums.

Dr. Nelson is a Certified Veterinary Journalist (CVJ), accredited by the American Society of Veterinary Journalists (ASVJ). She is the former President of the District of Columbia Academy of Veterinary Medicine, the oldest and largest veterinary continuing education society in the United States. Through her consulting business, KJN Pet Marketing, she has served as a valuable source to reporters around the country for the past 6 years, and as a marketing consultant for pet-related companies - from Fortune 500 corporations to pet/pet parent targeted start-ups.

A native of Louisiana, Dr. Nelson was raised on a small farm in the heart of the state where her childhood was filled with many beloved pets. She earned her veterinary degree in 2001 from the Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Nelson has had some very unique opportunities in her career to hone her skills in both small animal practice and corporate veterinary medicine. She lives in Washington DC with her husband, their son and daughter, their rambunctious dogs Papi (Dr. Nelson's co-host on "The Pet Show"), an incredibly lovable Labradoodle, Eddie Underbite, a Shih Tzu/Poodle mix obtained through Mutts Matter Rescue and Petfinder.com, and The Lizard of Oz, a bearded dragon rescued through the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.

Despite being a very busy wife, Mom, pet parent and doctor, Dr. Nelson still carves out time for many charitable organizations in the DC area and beyond. She is committed to helping the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary in Newtown, CT, become a reality. She serves on theWashington Humane Society's Fashion for Paws Advisory Board, the Washington DC area's premier philanthropic fashion event. She is a proud member of the advisory board for The Chaos Foundation and is a long-term supporter of The Tigerlily Foundation and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

 

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Freshpet: www.FreshPet.com

Affilitation Websites: http://www.bhamc.com | www.thepetshow.tv

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Freshpet
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Freshpet

What Comes After Homo Sapiens?

February 10, 2018
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Don Simborg the author of the newly released book, What Comes After Homo Sapiens? (DWS Publishing, 2017) joins eHealth Radio. Simborg has a background in medicine and scientific research. He has served on the faculties of: Johns Hopkins and the University of California, San Francisco schools of medicine.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Don Simborg discuss the following:

  1. How did you become interested in exploring how Homo sapiens could evolve?
  2. You structure your book in the form of asking, and then refuting, what are the likely ways the next species will arise. Why did you take that approach?
  3. How do you anticipate technological advances will play a role in the transition from Homo sapiens to what you call “Homo nouveau?” [HOMO - NU-VO]
  4. Do you believe that we’re opening a Pandora’s box by tampering with the human genome?
  5. How far into the future do you foresee Homo nouveau emerging?
  6. What might this mean for our species?

 

Dr. Don Simborg is the author of the newly released book, What Comes After Homo Sapiens? (DWS Publishing, 2017). Simborg has a background in medicine and scientific research. He’s an expert in clinical information systems and has devised computer-based solutions to many biomedical problems. He has served on the faculties of Johns Hopkins and the University of California, San Francisco schools of medicine and published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles.

 

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Website: www.whatcomesafterhomosapiens.com

Social Media Links:
Twitter: @dwsimborg1
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/donsimborg

The views, ideas, thoughts and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.