BBforME, an app for providers and clients to manage their lifestyle

September 25, 2017
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Bonita Inza the Co-Founder and CEO of BBforME, an app for providers and clients to manage their lifestyle appointments, payments, communication, client portfolios and more joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Technology Channels. 

Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Bonita Inza discuss the following:

  • Bonita, you always had a passion for wellness, yoga, nutrition and a very healthy lifestyle.  Where does this passion come from and why do you think this is so important?
  • You created BBforME with your Co-Founders so people would have better access to providers and so providers could give even more to their clients.  Tell me a little about the journey and how BBforME can help us all.
  • How do you see BBforME working to help the everyday client take better control of their wellness, health, and beauty activities and why will it be important to them?
  • What challenges do providers have that BBforME will solve and therefore enable them to spend more time and more energy on clients?
  • What is the one piece of wellness advice you would give to everyone -- regardless of their age, demographic, or motivation?

 

Bonita Inza is a highly regarded Customer Experience Innovator and Omni-Channel Expert. She is Co-founder and CEO of BBforME, Inc., a revolutionary business management application for independent beauty, fitness, and wellness professionals and their clients. BBforME’s vision is to inspire people to look good and feel good by making it easy to explore and book a wealth of beauty, fitness, and wellness services.

Prior to founding BBforME, Bonita was Senior Vice President of Omni-Channel and Customer Experience for the iconic Lacoste brand. Prior to that, she held the position of Chief Experience Officer leading sales and marketing at Vera Bradley, a leading women’s handbag company.

Ms. Inza honed her product development and innovation skills at T-Mobile USA, where she held multiple executive positions including Vice President of Retail, Vice President of Concept Development and Vice President of Innovation, Design, and Delivery.

Bonita, a California native, graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in San Francisco, CA with a degree in Fashion Merchandising & Management.

 

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Website: www.joinbbforme.com

SculpSure: The Non-Surgical Way to Contour Your Body

September 23, 2017
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Dr. Christine Eros, physician and founder of Eros Beauty and Wellness in San Diego, California joins eHealth Radio and the Aesthetic Medicine Channel to talk to us about SculpSure.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Christine Eros discuss the following:

  • What is SculpSure and how does it work?
  • What is the difference between CoolSculpting and SculpSure? Why would someone choose SculpSure over CoolSculpting?
  • What could one expect from a SculpSure procedure? Is there preparation or aftercare required?
  • Are there any known side effects or complications?
  • How long does it take to see results and how long do these results last?

 

Dr. Christine Eros received her B.A from UCSD Revelle College in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, her Master’s in Public Health from San Diego State University and her Medical Degree from UCSD School of Medicine. She has been offering aesthetic services, such as laser procedures, liquid facelifts and more since 2007. Dr. Eros has trained with many well-known dermatologists and has attended multiple courses in cosmetic dermatology giving her the expertise in dermal fillers, injectables and more.

Dr. Eros believes in treating a person as a whole, both body and mind. She is passionate about offering evidence-based knowledge on weight loss, weight management and helping adults, children and athletes obtain their very best health. Her team includes skilled Nurse-Practitioners, Personal Trainers and Nutritional coaches. She enjoys offering the highest quality aesthetics services to enhance beauty and diminish the signs of aging.

Dr. Eros is a Board-Certified Family Physician offering full scope of family medicine. She maintains privileges at Sharp Memorial Hospital and Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns. She is affiliated with the San Diego County Medical Society, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the San Diego Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Eros is also a clinical instructor for UCSD School of Medicine. She remains a practicing physician and member of Sharp Community Medical Group.

 

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Website: www.erosbeautyandwellness.com

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Redefining Yourself After Divorce

September 22, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Divorce & Relationship Channels to discuss redefining yourself after divorce.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nikki Martinez discuss the following:

  • Why is it important to take stock of ourselves after a divorce?
  • What might have changed since we were first married?
  • Why could these changes have made your relationship unsalvageable?
  • What should we spend our time defining?
  • How might understanding these changes, help our relationships going forward?

 

Dr. Nikki Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois.

She is the Head of Clinical Development for www.DrNikkiMartinez.com, where she can be reached if you are interested in individual or couples work with her. She is an Adjunct Professor in psychology graduate studies, is a  telemental health psychologist, a disability consultant, and a blogger for the Huffington Post and Everyday Power Blog.

Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrNikkiMartinez
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez
Instagram: @nikkimaramartinez

 

RxUniverse is providing a new model for patient engagement by prescribing Digital Medicine

September 21, 2017
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Ed Berde, the CEO and cofounder of Rx.Health, a healthcare technology company born out of the Mount Sinai Health system joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care and Health News Channels to discuss the company’s flagship product, RxUniverse.

Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Ed Berde discuss the following:

  • So what exactly is RxUniverse?
  • What do you mean by prescribing Digital Medicine to patients?
  • What do you believe Digital Medicine’s place is in healthcare moving forward?
  • So the benefit to the patient is pretty clear, but what is the benefit to the doctor prescribing Digital Medicine?
  • How did you get involved with Digital Medicine?

 

Ed Berde is a serial entrepreneur who has launched several successful startups and is the CEO and cofounder of Rx.Health. Berde joins Rx.Health from Business Consulting Solutions, a technology consulting firm which he co-founded and successfully ran for over 20 years. Berde's technological insight allowed Business Consulting to attain quick success and attract prestigious clients, including Guardian Life Insurance, Morgan Stanley, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Nestlé, Lazard, and ADP.

An alumnus of Villanova, Cornell and Andersen Consulting, Berde's entrance into the startup world was as co-founder and CTO of Tips.com. Berde's startup experience also includes directly running and growing key departments for Rimini Street. Berde has also been a Director on the board of Clover Health Insurance, part of Clover Health, since its inception and continues to serve on the board today.

 

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Website: Rx.Health

Benefits of Reductive Augmentation with Dr. Paul Chasan

September 20, 2017
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Dr. Paul Chasan, Founder of Ranch & Coast Plastic Surgery in San Diego California, offering both surgical and non-invasive plastic surgery procedures joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss the benefits of reductive augmentation.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Paul Chasan discuss the following:

  • I understand that reductive augmentation is a specialty of yours.  What is the procedure and who is a good candidate for it.
  • Is this procedure also good for women who do not have macromastia, a condition where the breasts become overly large?
  • It seems counterintuitive to add implants during surgery to a woman who wants her breasts reduced in size, doesn’t it?
  • How long does this procedure take and what is the recovery time.
  • You have added several other procedures that are unique to your practice and very beneficial to patients…Accuvein and ultrasound guided nerve blocks. Tell us a little about these.
  • What is the most important thing men and women can do to make a sound choice when choosing a plastic surgeon?

 

Dr. Paul Chasan, MD, FACS is considered a master surgeon in the field of cosmetic surgery. In fact, many of his patients are plastic surgeons themselves. Dr. Chasan has written many papers in peer reviewed journals, and he has innovated several surgical techniques. He regularly lectures to other plastic surgeons on the field of revisionary breast surgery for Allergan, the company that makes breast implants.

Dr. Chasan is double board-certified (plastic surgery and general surgery) and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is a diplomate of the American College of Surgeons and is on the medical staff at Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California.

Dr. Chasan graduated from UCLA with B. A. in Molecular Biology and went to medical school at Creighton University, graduating fourth in his class and magna cum laude. He was also inducted into the honor scholastic fraternity Alpha Omega Alpha. He did a full general surgery residency (five years) at the University of California at San Diego, followed by a plastic surgery residency at the University of Utah where he started the residents’ aesthetic clinic program.

Dr. Chasan is detail oriented and meticulous about his surgeries while being personable and understanding his clients’ desires and goals. As an innovator in surgery, he has developed techniques   that  have changed the procedure for the better. Dr. Chasan specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast and body, and also has additional experience in revisionary surgery.

Dr. Chasan has been featured on the Discovery Channel, E!, The Today Show and Extra.

 

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Website: www.ranchandcoastplasticsurgery.com | www.drchasan.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PaulChasanMD
Twitter: @Drpaulchasan

There’s Clean and Then There’s Tru-D Clean: An Overview of UV Disinfection

September 17, 2017
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Cathy Campbell, Director of Program Management for Tru-D SmartUVC, a leader in the UV disinfection industry joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care and Health News Channels.

 

Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Cathy Campbell discuss the following:

  • What is UVC disinfection and how long has it been used in health care facilities?
  • How does UVC help to reduce hospital-acquired infections?
  • What does that mean for me as a patient?
  • For hospitals, how does UVC provide a return on investment?
  • What’s unique about Tru-D SmartUVC?

 

Cathy Campbell has more than 20 years of experience in the development and implementation of Environmental Service programs. She has contributed to product innovations, infection prevention support, sustainability efforts and technical training for Environmental Services specifically within health care.

 

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Cathy earned her Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration and Applied Management from Grand Canyon University. In 2016, she earned a Certificate of Mastery in Infection Prevention through the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE). She has established herself as a subject matter expert for health care environmental services throughout her career in a variety of operational, technical support and organizational effectiveness team roles. Her broad experience in conducting surveys, educating and training as well as creating and implementing standardized work procedures augments Tru-D SmartUVC’s capability to enhance operational excellence in the health care environment.

 

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Website: Tru-D.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://Facebook.com/trudsmartuvc
Twitter: https://Twitter.com/trudsmartuvc
Instagram: https://Instagram.com/trudsmartuvc

Drs. Velargo & Hendrick Go In-Depth About Transgender Plastic Surgery

September 16, 2017
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Dr. Parker Velargo & Dr. Russell Hendrick, board-certified plastic surgeons and co-founders/co-owners of New Orleans Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery in New Orleans, Louisiana again join eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to talk to us about Transgender plastic surgery and the different procedures involved, such as facial feminization surgery, breast surgery, liposuction and fat grafting.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guests Dr. Parker Velargo & Dr. Russell Hendrick discuss the following:

  • What is Transgender Plastic Surgery? What are some common procedures involved in transgender plastic surgery?
  • How do these procedures differ when doing them for gender reassignment reasons?
  • What is the recovery process like? Are there side effects or complications?
  • What makes someone an ideal candidate for Transgender Plastic Surgery? Is there anything that would make someone a less than ideal candidate?
  • What are some important things a person should know or ask their surgeon about before considering this type of surgery?

 

Dr. Parker Velargo is a double board-certified, fellowship trained Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon. Dr. Velargo is a specialist in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, nose, eyelids, ears, and neck. In addition, Dr. Velargo has extensive experience in non-surgical treatments of the face and neck, including injectables and laser therapy.

Dr. Velargo graduated magna cum laude from Louisiana State University and attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he graduated in the top quartile of his medical school class.

Dr. Velargo is an internationally published expert that has authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. He also serves on several committees of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has been a presenter at numerous national meetings on topics related to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Russell Hendrick is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the body, as well as surgeries of the hand and wrist. With his extensive training, Dr. Hendrick prides himself on being able to focus his expertise on these areas to address the patient’s specific needs. His philosophy on patient care is centered on taking the time to truly listen to his patients and their concerns and develop a treatment plan specifically tailored to the individual.

Dr. Hendrick attended the Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, where he received both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Natural Sciences degrees. He then attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. During his senior year, Dr. Hendrick was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society for his academic achievements. In addition, Dr. Hendrick received the Norma C. Ragland Award, which recognized him as one of the top four medical students in his graduating class.

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Why the Failure of a Relationship Does NOT Make you  a Failure

September 13, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Family & Relationship Channels to discuss why the failure of a relationship does not make you a failure.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nikki Martinez discuss the following:

  • Why do people feel like a personal failure after the end of a relationship?
  • Why should they NOT feel this way?
  • How can they look at this as a growth experience?
  • Talk about the importance of time alone.
  • How does this makes them a better partner in the future.

 

Dr. Nikki Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois.

She is the Head of Clinical Development for www.DrNikkiMartinez.com, where she can be reached if you are interested in individual or couples work with her. She is an Adjunct Professor in psychology graduate studies, is a  telemental health psychologist, a disability consultant, and a blogger for the Huffington Post and Everyday Power Blog.

Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrNikkiMartinez
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez
Instagram: @nikkimaramartinez

Second Annual Cannabliss Retreat in Joshua Tree, September 28 - October 2, 2017

September 12, 2017
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Sari Gabbay aka MizzCannabiz who is a cannabis entrepreneur who owns the creative agency Redefining Cannabis, & is the Founder and CEO of Cannabliss Retreats and partner of KARE joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Sari Gabbay discuss the following:

  • How is this retreat important for people who are curious about cannabis?
  • What is the focus of the KARE - kannabis accreditation regulation and education and why is it so crucial in our society today?
  • What other wellness benefits will people receive at the retreat?
  • Every retreat has a mission, what is the overall mission of the retreat?
  • Take us through a sample itinerary so guests can know what to expect...
  • Where is the location of the event?
  • What other retreats do you have planned coming up?
  • How can people attend?

 

Kannabis Certification and Accreditation Program KARE To Launch At Second Annual Cannabliss Retreat in Joshua Tree With Headliner Citizen Cope (9.28.17 - 10.2.17)

KARE - Kannabis Accreditation Regulation and Education - the first standardization certification program is launching at the second Cannabliss Retreats September 28 - October 2, 2017 in Joshua Tree.  All guests attending the 5-Day retreat will be KANNA-KARETM certified, a program developed by Dr. Ira Price a leader in Cannabinoid Medicine for the past 7 years. By obtaining this certification industry advocates, professionals, employees and patients will receive knowledge standards and a certification process that will improve the application of a unique and complex medicine, so that patients can further understand their health, backed by Dr. Price’s evidence and research. This allows people to know their medicine and make the proper recommendations and decisions that serve the greater wellness good.

Guests will get the full blissed-out experience, through education, gourmet medicated and non medicated food, creative workshops, sacred ceremonies, sound baths, yoga, meditation, hiking in the desert, and full access to the festival.  The guests will have the opportunity to learn about the plants and themselves through their experiences of connecting with a variety of plant medicines, expanding their mind, awakening their spirit and strengthening their body.  In addition to cannabis they will be hosting ceremonies which will include; Cacao and other various conscious awakening herbs.

 “The first cannabliss retreat was an incredible event and an amazing personal experience! from the organizers to the retreat guests to the daily visitors, everyone had a wonderful time.  it felt like we were all part of a brand new movement full of infinite possibility.  the seminars, the yoga, and the lifelong connections that we made were all revelatory, and the food was a definite highlight of the week.  cannabis has the potential to change the world, and this retreat was a sample of what that could look like.  i will undoubtedly attend cannabliss retreats in the future, and look forward to be a citizen of the blissful new world that that they are helping create!” - Michael Debernardi, Cannabliss retreat guest

The food will be primarily organic, family style, catered by the company GrassFed, who specialize in pop-up cannabis social dining experiences, featuring culinary master chef Gladys Nyoth, who infuses her African influence with farm- to-table style cooking with cannabis to create the ultimate elevated pallet enhancing experience.

Cannabliss Retreats have partnered with a solid roster of sponsors who are excited to co-create this experience with their guests.  Sponsors currently include: Esoteric Edibles, Redefining Cannabis, Synergy Health, FlowKana, Medicine Box, hmbldt, Marley Natural, Bloomfield, Fiddlers’ Greens, B-Edibles, Buz Meraki, Babinka, Redwoods Farms and many more sponsors are jumping on board rapidly.

As a spin off of the retreat a give-back initiative will also be launching called Set Free Soldier.  This upcoming day event will be sponsored by Cannabliss Retreats and Soul Line Solutions to create a platform of resources, offering people and primarily VETS who suffer from PTSD to gain alternative healing through experiential education, industry experts, and plant medicine products and information.

“If we aren’t focusing on healing the ones who need it the most then we are not working hard enough to change the stigma” Says Lane Carlson - Co-Founder of Set Free Soldier

About:

Founded by Sari Gabbay aka Mizz Cannabiz, with the intention of creating an experience that awakens consciousness and educates the masses about the benefits of cannabis and plant medicines. Sari Gabbay has had over 14 years experience in building brands for lifestyle companies two years ago transitioned her business into a cannabis creative agency called Redefining Cannabis.  Through her passion for awakened consciousness, wellness and cultivating her connections she created the brand Cannabliss Retreats.  Sari partnered with Dr. Ira Price who developed the KARE certification program, to create the ultimate educational platform, through experience, enjoyment and complete and total wellness. Their vision is to expand this into a retreat center that offer education and integrated methods to understand the most beneficial, personalized use of cannabis.  

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“This is growing into its own entity, it has now become an experience that is co-created by industry leaders and influencers who believe in the mission and are a big part of curating conscious community with cannabis. We are bringing education, conscious awareness, excitement and ceremony to the masses and showing the world how precious and healing cannabis is.  Everyday is an opportunity to wake up” - Sari Gabbay

 

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Retreat Location:
Joshua Tree Sept 28 - Oct 2

Website: www.cannablissretreats.com

Non-Surgical Options to Remedy Hair Loss

September 9, 2017
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Dr. Kenneth Anderson, Director and Founder of Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta, Georgia joins eHealth Radio and the Hair Health and Plastic Surgery Information Channels to talk to us about non-surgical hair restoration options, such as Vampire Hair Restoration, PRP and Low Level Laser Therapy.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Kenneth Anderson discuss the following:

  • What are the different options for non-surgical hair restoration?
  • What are the elements of Vampire Hair Restoration? Where did the name come from?
  • What makes a patient a better candidate for non-surgical hair restoration vs. surgical hair restoration? Is one more effective than the other?
  • What is the recovery process like for these procedures? Are there side effects or complications?
  • What are some future advancements for non-surgical hair restoration?

 

Dr. Kenneth Anderson is the Founder and Director of the Anderson Center for Hair He is a double-board certified facial plastic surgeon who has been practicing hair restoration surgery exclusively since 2003. He is a highly experienced surgeon, and an internationally prominent educator in the field of hair restoration surgery, particularly ARTAS, hairline revisions, as well as Vampire hair restoration. He received his medical degree with honors from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1996. Following medical school, he completed 7 years of specialty surgical training, including a residency in otolaryngology and a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center. He is double-board certified; a Diplomate of the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, as well as the American Board of Otolaryngology.

His educational contributions include several Grand Rounds Lectures presented to the Emory Department of Dermatology, and the Emory Department of Otolaryngology – head and neck surgery. Dr. Anderson is also committed to education of physician in the community, and has delivered education talks to the physicians of Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, GA, as well as to the Department of Family Medicine at Mercer university in Macon, GA. He has been an invited lecturer on hair restoration around the world, including Canada, Japan and Ecuador. In 2012, he won the Okinawa Award for a presentation about Follicular Unit Extraction procedures, delivered to the Japan Society for Clinical Hair Restoration.

 

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Website: http://www.atlantahairsurgeon.com

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/KenAndersonMD
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