Renew Aesthetics helping you look younger, feel younger, and feel more attractive

February 10, 2016
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Dr. Kevin Haney, the Medical Director of Renew Aesthetics specializing in the latest treatment modalities for a wide range of cosmetic services in Rogers, Arkansas joins eHealth Radio and the Beauty & Plastic Surgery Information Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Kevin Haney discuss the following:

  • From the opening of Ozark Regional Vein Center which is prominently known in the community, and the recent expansion of Renew what makes Renew Aesthetics a leader in the cosmetic field?
  • Explain the history behind Renew Aesthetics and where you see the company growth in the future.
  • Why Renew? Any meaning behind the name? 
  • What are some of the cosmetic procedures at Renew? 
  • What is your six-month vision for the company? 
  • Where do you see the cosmetic industry headed in the future? 
  • One procedure which is interesting is your tattoo removal. Describe the procedure and how many times does one have to get it done to have their tattoo removed?
  • Another one that caught my eye is Miradry. Who is Miradry for and is it a fairly new procedure?
  • Are you currently running any specials for Valentine’s Day? 


Duration: 17:16


Dr. Kevin Haney is the Medical Director of Renew Aesthetics specializing in the latest treatment modalities for a wide range of cosmetic services. He has been practicing in Benton County for 20 years and is a widely respected physician. After graduating from Arkansas Tech University with honors, he received his medical school degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He went on to complete a residency in Radiology at the University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals Programs in Galveston, Texas.


Dr. Haney is uniquely qualified to offer the very latest treatment options for spider veins. He has successfully treated venous disease using a wide range of therapies that he tailors to the individual needs of his patients, including injection sclerotherapy, foam sclerotherapy, ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy, ambulatory phlebectomy, and Venefit (formerly VNUS Closure) radio-frequency ablation.



Website: http://www.renewaestheticsar.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/renewaestheticsar

SMP Pharmacy Solutions, improving the quality of life for patients through personalized service

February 10, 2016
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Armando Bardisa, President & Founder of SMP Pharmacy Solutions, a specialty pharmacy that is redefining the pharmacy experience through its comprehensive approach to healthcare and its commitment to providing superior customer service and improved patient health joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Health Care & Pharmaceutical Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Armando Bardisa discuss the following:

  • How did you get into the healthcare industry?
  • Did being a pharmacist by trade have any advantages while you were starting up your business?
  • How does SMP compete with the big box pharmacies like Walgreens and CVS?
  • What does it mean to be a specialty pharmacy?
  • What advice do you have for young entrepreneurs who are looking to get into the healthcare industry today?


Duration: 7:31


Armando Bardisa, Pharm.D, C.Ph., is the President & Founder of SMP Pharmacy Solutions. Dr. Armando Bardisa founded South Miami Pharmacy in 2003 in an effort to improve the quality of life for patients through personalized pharmacy service. A pharmacist by trade and an entrepreneur at heart, Armando has led the company to many notable achievements including the prestigious honor of being named one of the 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine for seven consecutive years. In addition, SMP was recognized by J.D. Power & Associates as having the “Highest in Customer Satisfaction” rating and was also named a Top 500 Hispanic-Owned Business by Hispanic Business Magazine. Drug Topics Magazine named SMP an “Independent Pharmacy Superstar,” and the company was also recognized by Drug Channels as one of the top ten fastest-growing, private specialty pharmacies. In 2015, South Miami Pharmacy changed its name to SMP Pharmacy Solutions to redefine the company’s position as one of the top independent pharmacies in the country and a trusted healthcare partner to both patients and physicians alike.


Armando is the driving force behind SMP’s four points of service that include compounding, fertility, specialty and retail. He is certified by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), a prestigious medical organization that grants physicians and pharmacists the ability to detect, treat and prevent diseases related to the human aging process. SMP Compounding is accredited by the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB) and the Professional Compounding Center of America (PCCA), of which Armando is also a member. In addition, SMP has become a national leader in mail order fertility and specialty services, and has a presence in over 31 states.


Committed to playing a role in the future of the pharmaceutical industry, Armando lends his expertise to numerous boards including Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy Dean’s Advisory Board. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Pharmacy Development Services (PDS), an organization that coaches and trains independent pharmacy owners with the skills they need to be successful. Armando is a member of several industry-centric groups including the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American Pharmacists Association and Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx).


Armando compliments his business success with various philanthropic partnerships including the support of Susan G. Komen foundation and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where he participates in the annual triathlon, raising over $50,000 in donations to date. SMP has also provided medicine and medical supplies for various medical missions in Guatemala, Haiti and Honduras. Locally, Armando supports the annual Migrant Toy Drive in Homestead and Blossom’s Developmental Therapy Associates (BDTA), a state-of-the-art facility that provides service and programs for children with special needs, specifically cerebral palsy. This year Armando will participate in the New York City Marathon, running to raise money for Team for Kids, an organization that provides low-cost health and fitness programs to kids who have little access to regular physical activity.


Armando received his Doctor of Pharmacy from Nova Southeastern University, a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida International University and his Consultant Pharmacist License from the University of Florida. In 2010, Armando was awarded an honorary MBA from Florida International University for his success in the pharmaceutical industry. In addition, Armando has been a notable speaker at Pharmacy Development Services’ Showcase of Success, as well as a contributing writer to many local Miami and industry publications including Drug Topics magazine and South Florida Business Journal.



Website: www.smppharmacy.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SouthMiamiPharmacy
Twitter: @smiamipharmacy

Misconceptions in Rhinoplasty with Dr. Jay Dutton

February 9, 2016
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Dr. Jay Dutton, who is double board-certified in both otolaryngology and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel. He specializes in rhinoplasty at the Rhinoplasty Institute of Chicago and is here to talk to us about the misconceptions in rhinoplasty.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Jay Dutton discuss the following:

  • What is rhinoplasty? What are the common reasons it is done?
  • What are common terms related to Rhinoplasty for those not familiar with the procedure?
  • What are the differences between rhinoplasty, septoplasty, and sinus surgery?
  • What are the different approaches to rhinoplasty? Is there a recommended approach?
  • What are common misconceptions in rhinoplasty?


Duration: 11:25


Jay M. Dutton, M.D., F.A.C.S. is double-board-certified in both Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery with extensive experience in all aspects of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, particularly advanced rhinoplasty, endoscopic sinus surgery, and facial reconstruction.


He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Rhinologic Society, and American College of Surgeons, among other organizations. He is also a diplomate of both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology.


The Rhinoplasty Institute of Chicago (RIC) was founded by Dr. Jay Dutton with the mission to provide preeminent care in Facial Practice and Reconstructive Surgery in suburban Chicago. Dr. Dutton specializes in the face – and only the face – with the belief that due to the extreme complexity of facial anatomy, patients are best served by a surgeon who has devoted his practice to facial procedures.



Website: www.rhinochicago.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rhinochicago
Twitter: @jayduttonmd

Bob Sandhu of Sandhu Products Discusses the Benefits of Herbal Products

February 7, 2016
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Bob Sandhu, CEO and Founder of Sandhu Products that produce natural herbal products that are safe and effective in delivering desired health benefits joins eHealth Radio & the Health News, Nutrition & Supplement Information Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Bob Sandhu discuss the following:

  • After receiving your formal education in botany and pharmacy and having engaged in farming activities growing up, how has your background influenced your understanding of plants and their cultivation?
  • What are the benefits of herbal and natural products as opposed to other supplements?
  • Can you give some examples of the medicinal properties of some of the herbs found in Sandhu Products?
  • Sandhu products encompass traditional Ayurvedic knowledge, how does this compare to Western medicine?


Duration: 11:05


With over 70 years of cumulative experience, the management and key personnel at Sandhu Products Inc. have a deep commitment and ever-growing passion to deliver quality products and services that fosters greater health, happiness, and wellness in our customers’ lives.


Bob was born in the State of Punjab, North India, in a farming family. In his early formative years, he grew up engaged in farming activities on a day-to-day basis, thereby accumulating and enriching his knowledge of plants and their cultivation. Bob received his major from Khalsa College, Amritsar (Punjab, North India), and later a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty Niligiri (TamilNadu, South India). Formal education in the biological sciences, combined with the hands on experience in cultivation, gave Bob an in-depth knowledge of botanicals. After his formal education, Bob moved to the United States. With a sound understanding of natural products, he began his journey in the nutraceutical industry in the year 1996. Based out of Hercules, California, he marketed herbal teas across the United States and Canada. Visualizing the tremendous scope of herbal products and the ever-growing market of dietary supplements in the United States, Bob founded Sandhu Product Inc. in the year 2004.


With 17 years of wide-spread experience in the nutraceutical and as CEO of the organization, Bob brings to the table an intrinsic and hands on understanding of natural products, with a full knowledge of their health benefits and the ecological impact of their cultivation. In addition, Bob has a vision to make Sandhu Products one of the top organizations in the field of herbal and dietary supplements.


Being the son of a farmer himself, Bob always gives top priority to the welfare of the farming community and the larger community as well.



Website: www.sandhuproducts.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/SandhusAyurvedicHerbs
Twitter: @SandhuProducts

Shining the light on siblings of critically ill children

February 6, 2016
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Actress Danni Tamburro joins eHealth Radio and the Charity, Children's Health and Health News Channels to discuss her charity work with  “Shine on Siblings”, a unique program designed by EAMF, which shines the light on siblings of critically ill children.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Danni Tamburro discuss the following:

  • What inspired you to volunteer with Shine on Siblings?
  • Can you tell us a little about the foundation?
  • How important is it to shine the spotlight on siblings of children with life-threatening diseases?
  • It’s the New Year and time to give back by volunteering in 2016. How do people find out more about volunteering with Shine on Siblings?
  • You’ve been in film, TV and theatre from a very young age. What’s next for you in 2016? 
  • How was it working alongside Tom Arnold? And who would you like to work with next? 
  • What advice do you give to other child actors?


Duration: 8:55


Danni Tamburro is a lively young actress who has just completed her first movie, playing the daughter of an abusive Tom Arnold in the independent film, “1 Interrogation”, for release in 2016.


Danni is no newcomer to show business as she has been appearing in TV commercials since she was a year old! With several small parts in TV and some theatre under her belt, 19 year old Danni is ready to make a name for herself in TV and film.


In her spare time Danni volunteers at Children’s Hospital working with the siblings of terminally ill children in a program called “Shine on Siblings”. Danni is also a first class equestrian and is devoted to her puppy!



Website: www.EAMF.org


Show Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/danni.tamburro
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/DanniShea
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/DanniShea

All About the Mini-lift with Dr. Jonathan Grant

February 5, 2016
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Dr. Jonathan Grant, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon located in metro-Seattle, WA joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to talk to us about the mini-lift.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Jonathan Grant discuss the following:

  • What is a mini-lift?
  • What are your recommendations for someone who is considering a mini-lift?
  • What are reasons someone would choose a mini-lift? 
  • What does a mini-lift entail? What is recovery like? 
  • What are the complications associated with a mini-lift?


Duration: 13:33


Dr. Jonathan R. Grant provides a wide variety of cosmetic procedures including the latest innovations in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, ablative and non-ablative laser treatments, facial liposculpture, and skin cancer reconstruction. He also provides non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as Botox® Cosmetic and dermal fillers including Voluma, Juvederm, Radiesse and Restylane.


Dr. Grant attended Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, where he received his bachelor’s degree, graduating magna cum laude. He then earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, prior to completing a residency in otolaryngology (head and neck surgery) at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wis. Dr. Grant also completed a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Missouri-Springfield and Columbia.



Website: www.cascadeface.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Cascade-Facial-Surgery-Aesthetics
G+: https://plus.google.com/111600943542826917780/photos
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/cascadefacialsu

Mother’s weight loss journey inspired young Aussie physio to tackle joint pain

February 4, 2016
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Phebe Corey, an Australian Physiotherapist and Founder of the company Articfit whose feature product is known as ‘articfit pro-active tights’, joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Fitness & Physical Therapy Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Phebe Corey discuss the following:

  • You mention your Mother’s weight loss inspired your product? Please tell us more…
  • So how does your product differ from traditional compression tights?
  • What is your mission behind your brand ‘articfit’?
  • Tell us about your blog, ‘Body Awareness’ and how it can help women…
  • What is next for articfit?


Tip: Don’t wait until you are injured to see a physiotherapist. Physio’s are skilled in assessing muscles weaknesses and biomechanical imbalances that can predict your risk of developing certain overuse injuries. Have an assessment today to identify and address these to be pro-active with your health. Remember pre-hab is the new re-hab!


Duration: 7:36


Phebe Corey is an Australian Physiotherapist experienced in private practice musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy including working with the Australian Cross Country Ski Team. She is the founder of the company Articfit and was featured as a semi-finalist in the Australian Women’s Weekly Qantas Women of the Future competition in 2015 for her company and vision of empowering women to be active.



Website: ARTICFIT.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/articfit
Instagram: @articfit

Connections between oral health and whole body health

February 2, 2016
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Dr. Kourosh Maddahi, Beverly Hill Cosmetic Dentist and best-selling author, to discuss oral health tips, his natural sea salt mouthwash Oral Essentials, and his new book, The Hidden Epidemic: Restoring Oral Health, One Smile at a Time joins eHealth Radio and the Dental Care and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Kourosh Maddahi discuss the following:

  • Your book explores the hidden connections between oral health and whole body health. Tell us about your new book, “The Hidden Epidemic,” and why you wanted to write about this topic?
  • As you mention in your book, changes in oral health can be indicative of larger health problems. What are some of the first red flags to look for regarding threats to oral health?
  • In your book you discuss how health trends such as teeth whitening, antibacterial products and the rise in daily medications can have adverse effects on oral and overall health. Can you discuss some ways to combat the negative effects of these trends?
  • What ultimately led you to the creation of your oral hygiene product line, Oral Essentials?
  • How does your Oral Essentials line work toward a healthy mouth in a way that typical mouthwashes do not?
  • What do you view as being the most pressing oral health concern affecting the global population today and what recommendations do you have?


Duration: 17:05


Dr. Kourosh Maddahi has built a reputation as one of the most trusted names in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. After graduating with honors from UCLA in 1983, Dr. Maddahi went on to complete his dental degree at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and, in 1987, opened his dental office in Beverly Hills.  Now, more than 28 years and 10,000 patients later, Dr. Maddahi remains at the forefront of his field.  His unparalleled dedication to education, innovation, and patient comfort and satisfaction have earned him the Consumer Research Council of America’s vote as one of America’s Top Dentists in the Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry fields, as well as the Best of Beverly Hills award appointed by the United States Commerce Association.


The pioneering expert in anti-aging dental procedures and author of the best-selling book Anti-Aging Dentistry: Restoring Youth One Smile at a Time, Dr. Maddahi seeks to provide patients with a corrective, long-lasting solution to unwanted signs of aging. His advancements in the emerging field and signature approach demonstrate how fixing flaws in the smile can restructure a patient’s face and make them look decades younger.


Dr. Maddahi’s second book, The Hidden Epidemic: Restoring Oral Health, One Smile at a Time, draws attention to the unexplored connections between oral health and whole body health. The Hidden Epidemic takes a big picture approach to how oral symptoms such as bad breath and bleeding gums can be signs of larger health issues, as well as how common oral health care mishaps can cause problems elsewhere in the body. Dr. Maddahi focuses on how many current health trends such as juicing, teeth-whitening and the rise in medications, are actually extremely harmful to oral health and can even spawn further damaging behavior, a concept he terms “The Hidden Epidemic." The book is filled with easy-to-read scientific research and case studies to illustrate these epidemics, and offers tips and tricks for readers to identify and address those common health concerns they might be experiencing.


Dr. Maddahi’s groundbreaking work has been featured on top television programs, such as Extreme Makeover London, The Doctors, Oprah, 10 Years Younger, ABC News, CBS News, and he has frequently been consulted for his expertise on various network news programs, such as KABC News, KTLA Morning News, and FOX’s Good Day L.A.



Website: www.oralessentials.com | www.drmaddahi.com

Say Goodbye to the Double Chin with Kybella

February 1, 2016
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Dr. David Kiener, a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon at Roseville Facial Plastic Surgery located in Roseville, Califoria joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to talk about Kybella.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. David Kiener discuss the following:

  • What is Kybella? And what are your recommendations for someone who is considering Kybella?
  • What are reasons someone would undergo Kybella? What other treatment can Kybella be combined with?
  • What does the Kybella treatment entail? What is recovery like?
  • What are the complications associated with Kybella?
  • What are other ways to treat submental fullness?


Duration: 12:36


Dr. David J. Kiener has been practicing facial plastic surgery for more than 20 years and is certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


To provide the best possible service to his patients, Dr. Kiener continues his education and training in the latest procedures in facial aesthetics.


Dr. Kiener received his medical degree in 1974 from the Medical College of Wisconsin (Marquette). After an internship at Milwaukee County General Hospital, he completed his residency training at the University of California, Davis.


In 1980, he finished a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at UC Davis. He is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Department at UC Davis where he participates in teaching residents and students.



Website: www.rosevillefacialplasticsurgery.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RosevilleFacialPlasticSurgery
Twitter: @RosevilleFacial
G+: https://plus.google.com/106420324249654021671/about

Stress and Focus Management

January 31, 2016
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Dr. Oren Fuerst, Chairman and Founder of Eco Fusion, a company that develops digital therapies, the first one dealing with stress and focus joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Stress Management and Technology Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Oren Fuerst discuss the following:

  • Tell us about your product- What gave you the idea for the Serenita app?
  • Do you have clinical evidence of the efficacy of your solution?
  • What other apps/products does the company have in development? Are they more sophisticated?
  • What can you say about the competing apps in the market and why yours is different?


Duration: 6:52


Dr. Oren Fuerst is a serial entrepreneur, investor, advisor and inventor, focused on digital health initiatives. Chairman of Strategic Models/Fuerst Technologies, a New York-based ideas nurturing and advisory boutique, and the co-founder of multiple technology companies. The health companies he co-founded in recent years: Medivizor, a personalized health information company; Eco-Fusion, a digital drugs company dealing with more than 10 indications; LabStyle Innovations (OTCBB:DRIO), a diabetes management company (creator of the Dario device); and Circ MedTech, an HIV prevention medical devices company (creator of the PrePex device). He also co-founded Tevel, a global network of investors focused on Israeli-related technology companies. He was the initiator and co-Director of the Technology Valuation Executive Program at Columbia Business School, and served as a faculty member at Yale University School of Management and Yale International Center for Finance.  He had published multiple academic papers and popular press articles in newspapers such as the Financial Times and published multiple books with publishers including Prentice Hall.


Dr. Fuerst had advised multiple private and public corporates on a variety of issues including strategy, technology assessment, valuation and intellectual property. He had invented (holds multiple granted patents) and commercialized health technologies with companies including Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX). Dr. Fuerst is also involved in numerous not for profit organizations, including serving on the boards of the American Friends of Sheba Medical Center and Global Imagine. He is a mentor at the Microsoft Ventures and Israel Brain Technology Accelerators. Dr. Fuerst holds a Ph.D. from Columbia Business School. He holds a dual bachelor’s degree from Tel Aviv University (Dual Magna Cum Laude) in Accounting and Economics. He was a commander at an Elite technology Unit of the Israeli Defense Forces.



Website: www.eco-fusion.com