Registered Nurse Donna Cardillo recommends probiotics to prepare for Back To School

September 29, 2013
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Donna Cardillo, a registered nurse and blogger for DoctorOz.com joins eHealth Radio and the Childrens Health and Nutrition Channels. Throughout her 30 years of experience, Donna has worked with children and adults to prepare for Back To School and she recommends probiotics during this time of year.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Donna Cardillo discuss the following:

  • Why is Back To School time particularly important to support your immune system?
  • How exactly do probiotics provide immune health support?
  • What are some other positive benefits of taking probiotics?
  • What are some other suggestions you offer to parents for keeping their kids healthy during Back To School time?
  • What do you recommend when picking a probiotic supplement?


Duration: 7:59


Donna Cardillo is a Registered Nurse with more than 30 years of diverse healthcare experience. Cardillo is known as “Dear Donna” on Nurse.com, where she provides daily online career advice for nurses and healthcare professionals. She is considered a thought leader on the role nurses play in healthcare. She is also an expert blogger for DoctorOz.com and is the author of three books.


Cardillo holds a diploma in nursing, a BS in Health Care Management and a Master of Arts in Corporate and Public Communication.



Links: www.culturelle.com


ROCKSTAR White Teeth Whitening system with Dr. Dennis Hunt

September 29, 2013
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Dr. Dennis Hunt, Founder of ROCKSTAR White Teeth Whitening system, who has published multiple peer-reviewed papers on topics of clinical surgical techniques within the field of periodontics joins eHealth Radio and the Dental Care Channel.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guests Dr. Dennis Hunt discuss the following:

  • How do teeth become stained in the first place?
  • Does the color of the tooth make a difference as to the ease of whitening?
  • How do you assure quality?
  • How does teeth whitening actually work?
  • Another distinguishing feature of your retail product is the delivery system; your system uses trays how exactly does that work and why not whitening strips?


Duration: 7:19


Dr. Hunt is a UCLA dental and periodontal graduate who has published multiple peer-reviewed papers on topics of clinical surgical techniques within the field of periodontics. Several years ago he developed a teeth-whitening product called Rockstar White that is sold to the dental professional and to the consumer.



Links: www.rockstarwhite.com

Empress’ Secret, makers of the all-natural Glow beverage

September 28, 2013
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Lola Wei, Founder & CEO of Empress’ Secret™, makers of the all-natural Glow™ beverage that captures the delectable flavors and exotic ingredients and nutrients of ancient Chinese ingredients to renew and replenish the body with essential age-renewing vitamins and minerals joins eHealth Radio and General Health & Nutrition Information Channels.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Lola Wei discuss the following:

  • Estimated to reach $6.7 billion by 2015, the natural personal care market is booming with unique products, original formulations and newly discovered or re-discovered ingredients. Tell us more about how you formulated this unique all-natural beverage Glow™?
  • How is Glow™ age-refreshing? How have you utilized Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to formulate this drink?
  • According to a recent anti-aging survey by Mintel, 76% of survey respondents concerned with aging reported being interested in products with natural or organic ingredients. Tell us about the all-natural ingredients used in Glow™. What are their health benefits?
  • What does this beverage taste like? And how often should one drink Glow™?
  • Where can someone purchase Glow™?
  • How can they connect with Empress’ Secret through social media?


Duration: 11:13


Founded in 2012, SisDream, LLC was born from Founder & CEO Lola Wei’s desire to share the hidden treasure of natural age-renewal with the world. Empress’ Secret’s all-natural Glow™ beverage captures the delectable flavors and exotic ingredients and nutrients of ancient Chinese ingredients to renew and replenish the body with essential age-renewing vitamins and minerals. Providing a convenient way for women to renew their body, Empress’ Secret helps women of all ages unlock their bodies’ natural health, vitality and beauty through a delicious, unbeatable beverage blend.


Lola Wei created Glow’s unique formulation through ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) books that detailed centuries-old recipes used by the imperial empresses of old China. To produce the Empress Secret’s Glow beverage, Lola used the highest quality ingredients and brewed her traditional beverage in state-of-the-art facilities. Today the Empress’ Secret drink is produced by an ISO-certified facility and each batch delivers consistent flavor and nutritional benefits.


Media Inquiries:
To learn more about Empress' Secret, visit www.TheEmpressSecret.com and you can also find the Empress' Secret on Facebook as well. For media inquiries, hi-res images, or samples contact Rajan De Los Santos at Christie Communications through phone (805) 969-3744 or email rajan@christiecomm.com.



What does sleep tell us about our overall health with Dr. Camilo Ruiz

September 27, 2013
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Dr. Camilo Ruiz, a concierge medicine physician and sleep specialist who owns and operates the practice, Choice Physicians of South Florida joins eHealth Radio and the General Health & Health Care Channels.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Camilo Ruiz discuss the following:

  • What is concierge medicine? Why did you choose to practice?
  • Why is sleep hygiene so important?
  • What does sleep tell us about our overall health?
  • What are some points for Latinos to consider in keeping themselves healthy?
  • How does sleep affect the heart?


Duration: 7:50


Dr. Camilo Ruiz (“Dr. C”) is a board certified internist and sleep specialist. Dr. Ruiz believes that education and communication are the keys to exceptional healthcare. He also places special emphasis on preventative medicine as well as sleep hygiene.

Dr. Camilo Ruiz is a South Florida native, fluent in both English and Spanish. He grew up in Miami and spent a portion of his childhood in Colombia. His desire to become a physician stemmed from the passing of his father at an early age.


Dr. Ruiz attended Florida International University with an Honors degree in Biological Sciences. At FIU, Dr. Ruiz was also extensively involved with research projects, which enabled him to develop a unique attention to detail. He then went on to graduate from Nova Southeastern University in 2007 with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. After medical school, Dr. Ruiz completed a one-year internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Philadelphia, but soon realized in his time there that his true calling was Internal Medicine (and the sunshine in South Florida!). He served as Chief Resident for Internal Medicine from 2009-2011, and completed his Internal Medicine training and board certification in 2011. He also completed subspecialty training in Sleep Medicine and Disorders in 2013. Currently, Dr. Ruiz also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Nova Southeastern University.


The principles that Dr. Ruiz bases his practice style are those that he believes should be innate to all physicians. He believes that education and communication are the keys to exceptional healthcare. He regards listening as his most important tool and considers trust to be invaluable in his patient care relationships.



Links: www.choicephysicianssfl.com

CodeBaby Intelligent Virtual Assistants in the Healthcare Space

September 25, 2013
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Dennis McGuire, CEO of CodeBaby that enables companies in the benefits health insurance and provider healthcare industries to increase online customer engagement, drive conversion objectives, and improve online self-service to produce healthier outcomes and increased patient satisfaction joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Technology Channels. Codebaby does this by using a combination of interactive web elements, decision support tools, and emotionally expressive, 3D intelligent virtual assistants.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dennis McGuire discuss the following:

  • Tell us what is a virtual health assistant and why the need for them in healthcare?
  • What types of applications can benefit from using a virtual health assistant?
  • What are some of the main benefits providers will see from using a virtual health assistant and your decision support tools?
  • How is this technology implemented on a hospital website or platform behind a firewall, and how does it stay HIPAA compliant? 
  • What are the types of providers that will benefit from using a CodeBaby solution? 


Duration: 11:10


Dennis McGuire possesses over 20 years of experience developing innovative solutions for marketing, sales, and customer care organizations across multiple industries.


His recent career history includes serving as VP of Star B2B, a start-up venture within the Omnicom family of agencies, where he was responsible for strategy development and operational execution, EVP at Protocol Marketing where he headed the company’s B2B agency services group, and founding partner and President of Saligent Inc., which was acquired by Protocol Marketing in 2000.


In addition to his accomplishments in the agency and high-tech space, Dennis has experience within the CRM and customer contact center industries where he gained expertise in multi-channel marketing, resource optimization, revenue growth, customer lifetime value optimization, and strategic account management.


His combined career tracks give him a unique perspective on the rapidly growing customer experience management marketplace and the importance of improving the online self-service experience across all industries in order to maintain and increase brand loyalty and revenue growth.


He is consistently sought for insight on the trends, benefits, and uses of virtual assistants within the web self-service, benefits enrollment, and eCommerce space by major publications and analysts such as EBN, USA Today, CRN, Internet Retailer, CRM Magazine, Forrester Research, Gartner Research, IDC, and Loyalty Management among others.


Although originally from the Midwest, Dennis has been a Colorado new native for over 20 years. In his spare time, he enjoys riding his horses, fly fishing, and competing in field trials with his Labrador retrievers. And yes, he occasionally hits the slopes



Links: www.codebaby.com


Dr. Lawrence Stern, a wellness chiropractor who specializes in Network Spinal Analysis

September 25, 2013
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Dr. Lawrence Stern, a wellness chiropractor who specializes in Network Spinal Analysis, who has been in practice for almost 30 years joins eHealth Radio and the Chiropractic Care & General Health Channels. His office, Stern Wellness Center, is located in Cross River, NY.



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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Lawrence Stern discuss the following:

  • Can you tell us something about Network Spinal Analysis?
  • What do people usually come to you for?
  • What types of results do people see?
  • What other services do you offer at Stern Wellness Center?
  • What is something people could do today to increase their overall health and well-being?


Duration: 11:48


At Stern Wellness Center, we take a comprehensive wellness approach to ensure our patients achieve an optimal state of well-being. Utilizing the cutting edge diagnostic information provided by the COREscore system and Zyto Nutritional Testing  Scan, Dr. Stern utilizes gentle, intuitive healing techniques such as Network Spinal Analysis (NSA) to restore, rejuvenate and sustain optimal well-being. Using a “team approach”nutritional consultations and programs, Reiki and SRI (Somato Respiratory Integration) from our team of healers may also be part of an overall wellness program.  In the healing process, we first address your current health concerns and offer relief from complaints such as backpain, neck pain, generalized body pains, symptoms of Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Lyme Disease and many other chronic conditions & disorders.


Stern Wellness Center is located at 792 Rt. 35 in Cross River, NY


Phone: (914)763-8000


Links: www.sternwellnesscenter.com


Prevention tools for your health with concierge medicine physician Dr. Tiffany Sizemore-Ruiz

September 22, 2013
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Dr. Tiffany Sizemore-Ruiz, a concierge medicine physician who owns and operates the practice, Choice Physicians of South Florida joins eHealth Radio and the General Health & Health Care Channels.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Tiffany Sizemore-Ruiz discuss the following:

  • What is concierge medicine? How is it practiced?
  • Why should women be heart health conscious, and how can they take better care of themselves?
  • How do diet and nutrition act, as prevention tools for your health?
  • Why is it important to “know your numbers”?
  • How does prevention serve patients in the long-term?


Duration: 7:58


Dr. Tiffany Sizemore-Ruiz (Dr. “T”) is a board certified internist, special interests in cardiovascular health and preventative medicine. Dr. T takes a “tough love” approach to patient care, and communicates with her patients on a personal level.

A Magna Cum Laude graduate from Florida Atlantic University at the age of 19, with a B.S. in Psychobiology, Dr. T advanced to become the youngest graduate from the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale.


Dr. T is a Cardiology fellow at Palmetto General Hospital; the Chair of the American Heart Association’s “Circle of Red” committee focusing on women’s health issues; is on the Executive Leadership Board for the AHA’s Greater Fort Lauderdale/Miami chapter; and was the only Florida recipient of TopDoc 2013 honors awarded by Concierge Medicine Today.


She operates her concierge medicine practice, Choice Physicians of South Florida, with her husband, Dr. Camilo Ruiz, a board certified internist and sleep specialist.



Links: www.choicephysicianssfl.com

Keeki Pure & Simple, providing only the healthiest and safest cosmetics and body products

September 22, 2013
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Natalie Bauss, founder and CEO of Keeki Pure & Simple whose mission is to provide only the healthiest and safest cosmetics and body products for girls and women around the world joins eHealth Radio and the Skin Care and Beauty Channels.  Keeki's products are earth and animal friendly.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Natalie Bauss discuss the following:

  • How did you start Keeki Pure & Simple? What made you decide to start a natural products company?
  • Tell us a little bit about the types of harmful ingredients most skin care and beauty products often contain. What should we be avoiding?
  • Tell us about your non-toxic nail polishes. What makes them non-toxic? What are the ingredients? Your polish color names are very clever. Tell us some of the names and how you chose those names? 
  • Talk about your Non-Toxic Nail Polish Remover and what makes it environmentally safe? You would never think something like nail polish remover could be healthy for you. 
  • Tell us about your lotions and sunscreens. It seems like more and more experts are constantly warning about the negative and even deadly affects of the sun. What can you say about your sunscreen and protecting our bodies from the sun?


Duration: 11:11


Natalie Bauss from Keeki Pure & Simple believes that when it comes to being healthy, what you eat shouldn't be your only worry.  Our skin is our largest organ and it absorbs up to 60% of what we put in it.


A few years ago, we discovered that there are so many harmful ingredients in many of the products we put on our skin every day…and even worst, they are getting absorbed into our bodies. That is why she has created Keeki Pure & Simple.  Keeki provides only the healthiest and safest cosmetics and body products for girls and women around the world.  We have chosen to offer products that are earth friendly and animal friendly.


Keeki Pure & Simple has promised never to sacrifice on quality or safety of ingredients to make a profit.



Links: www.KeekiPureAndSimple.com


Measures that women can take to best manage weight during menopause with Dr. Shari Brasner

September 21, 2013
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Dr. Shari Brasner, an obstetrician/gynecologist and member of the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai joins eHealth Radio and the Weight Management & Female Health Channels to discuss managing weight when women are in menopause.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guests Dr. Shari Brasner discuss the following:

  • Why is it more difficult for women to manage weight during menopause?
  • What measures can women take to best manage weight during menopause?
  • What are some of the symptoms that affect weight management during menopause?
  • In addition to diet and exercise, what are some other recommendations you have for women looking to manage their weight?
  • Which supplements do you prescribe to your patients for menopause symptom relief?


Duration: 9:10


Dr. Shari Brasner is an obstetrician/gynecologist and member of the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai. For the past 18 years, she has been in private practice in New York City since completing her residency training at Mt. Sinai in 1995. Dr. Brasner attended NYU’s School of Medicine, earning membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.


Dr. Brasner was born and raised on Long Island, NY and now lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan with her husband Jeffrey and their 17-year old twins. Besides women’s health, she enjoys most topics associated with motherhood, child rearing and the transition to menopause, as well as travel and knitting.



Links: www.estroven.com


Jacqueline B. Marcus & Associates, offering nutrition services to academia, media outlets and marketing firms

September 21, 2013
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Jacqueline Marcus, president and owner of Jacqueline B. Marcus & Associates, which offers comprehensive food and nutrition services to academia, media outlets and marketing firms joins eHealth Radio and the Weight Management and Nutrition Channels.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Jacqueline Marcus discuss the following:

  • As a nationally-known registered dietician and author, what are some of the major reasons people succeed or fail in their attempts to lose weight and keep it off?
  • What stands out to you about The Dukan Diet in comparison to other diet plans?
  • Oat bran is a key component of The Dukan Diet.  Why is oat bran so important?
  • Most people tend to get off track while dieting— what can someone who is trying to lose weight do if they have a bad day to get back on track?
  • What advice would you give to someone looking to achieve long-term weight loss success?


Duration: 15:44


Jacqueline B. Marcus, MS, RD, LD, CNS, FADA is President/Owner of Jacqueline B. Marcus & Associates, a multi-service food and nutrition consulting firm in Highland Park, Illinois, USA.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences and a Master of Science degree in Food and Nutrition from Northern Illinois University.


She consults to a variety of national and international organizations; lectures locally, nationally and internationally to professional and lay audiences; addresses national and local media; writes for scientific and lay publications; conducts classes for community, education, business and industrial groups; supplies expert testimony and chairs professional associations. 


As a frequent media spokesperson, Jacqueline has been featured on numerous top-tier Chicago media outlets and has represented a variety of products and organizations on media tours. She was a nutrition reporter for WBBM-TV during Taste of Chicago; a panelist in Nutrition and Fitness Throughout the Life Cycle, a national televised program by The American Dietetic Association and a featured expert in Long Walk to the Olympics, a PBS documentary about the United States Olympic Race Walking Team. 


Jacqueline recently completed Culinary Nutrition: The Science and Practice of Healthy Cooking, the first textbook, e-book and companion website that integrate nutrition, food science and the culinary arts with creative, didactic, hands-on approaches for teaching students with diverse capabilities.



Links: DukanDiet.com