Keeping kids active and why soccer is a great choice

May 31, 2016

Dean Butler, Coaching Manager at Ginger Sport joins eHealth Radio and the Children's Health and Health News Channels, who is here with us to talk about why soccer is such a great sport for little kids. Ginger Sport provides fun soccer sessions to thousands of kids every week across Queensland, Australia.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dean Butler discuss the following:

  • Choosing an activity for your kids can be overwhelming. Why do you think soccer is such a great sport for little ones to start out with?
  • Physical fitness is an obvious benefit, but can you tell us a little more about the effects of sport on the emotional wellbeing of our kids?
  • Some sports are traditionally thought of as boys only or girls only. What is it, do you think, that makes soccer so great for both boys and girls?
  • What do you think is the most rewarding thing about coaching little kids?
  •  We’ve all heard the saying, you shouldn’t work with children and animals! But what’s the funniest or most embarrassing thing a child has said or done at a session?
  • Finally, have you got any tips for our listeners on how to keep kids enthusiastic about sports?

Duration: 6:49

Ginger Sport is a kids’ soccer business based in Queensland, Australia. We are passionate about improving the physical and emotional wellbeing of children, via our unique brand of fun and energetic soccer for kids.

We believe that sport is for every child and every ability. We provide soccer sessions that encourage children to participate, have fun, and above all let their abilities shine. We want all children to experience the feeling of inclusion you get from playing in a team and working together towards a common goal.

Established in 2009, thousands of children play soccer with Ginger Sport each and every week.


Social Media Links:
Twitter: @ginger_sport

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May is Melanoma Awareness Month – Everything you need to know about Melanoma

May 30, 2016

Dr. Susana Ortiz-Urda, Board Certified Dermatologist who also specializes in Melanoma Cancer joins eHealth Radio and the Cancer Prevention and Health News Channels.  Dr. Ortiz is Co-Director of the UCSF Melanoma Center and a lead spokesperson for the Melanoma Coalition (

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Susana Ortiz-Urda discuss the following:

  • What is melanoma skin cancer?
  • Who gets melanoma skin cancer?
  • What can children, teens, women and men do to decrease their risks to getting melanoma cancer?
  • What are the symptoms of melanoma cancer?
  • What is your best advice to our listeners on melanoma cancer – when should they begin skin checks and who should perform them?

Duration: 7:02

Dr. Susana Ortiz-Urda, co-director of the UCSF Melanoma Center, treats patients with early and advanced melanoma. Her lab has a broad expertise in human models of epithelial neoplasia and melanoma. She studies in depth cancer signaling to identify novel transcripts, their functions and the factors that promote resistance to drugs and/or cancer progression via transcriptome (RNA-Seq) to capture the implicated coding and non-coding elements in this process. These findings might serve as key biomarkers and/or new targets for therapeutics in melanoma.

Ortiz-Urda earned a medical degree and doctorate at the University of Vienna in Austria. She completed a residency in dermatology and a postdoctoral fellowship in epithelial biology, both at Stanford University, followed by a cutaneous oncology fellowship in dermatology at UCSF and an MBA at NYU. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Austrian Society of Dermatology and Venereology, and Dermatology Foundation. Ortiz-Urda has received several awards, including the Kardinal-Innitzer Award for Outstanding Science in Dermatology and the Unilever Award from the Austrian Society for Dermatology and Venereology. She is an assistant professor of dermatology at UCSF.

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Social Media Links:
Twitter: @MelanomaCoal

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Black Nurses Rock, inspiring and empowering 150,000 African American nurses and students around the world

May 29, 2016

Dr. Romeatrius N. Moss, President & CEO of Black Nurses Rock, that inspires and empowers innovative leaders that will serve and educate vulnerable communities joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Health News Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Romeatrius N. Moss discuss the following:

  • What is Black Nurses Rock?
  • What prompted you to start Black Nurses Rock?
  • What are some of the things your organization is doing outside of the U.S?
  • Tell us about the event you are planning in October.

Duration: 7:13

President & CEO of Black Nurses Rock, Dr. Romeatrius N. Moss, an award winning health professional, speaker, community celebrity, and active duty Air Force Nurse, Dr. Moss has created hundreds of health focused programs and projects over the last 20 years.

Originally from Chattanooga, TN, Dr. Moss began her work with non-profits at the age of 15, serving as the youngest board member for United Way of Greater Chattanooga.

She is known for her strong work ethic, action oriented, excellence driven, and ability to think outside the box & to the next level. She has teamed with the top level experts to ensure success of all her clients.


Social Media Links:
Facebook: Black Nurses Rock
Twitter: @blacknursesrock

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How To Take A Healthy Vacation with Bob Caputo

May 27, 2016

Bob Caputo, Host of Bob Caputo Living Well, a web series encourages people to live healthier lives by providing workout tips and guiltless recipes the whole family will enjoy joins eHealth Radio and the Nutrition Channel to discuss how to take a healthy vacation.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Bob Caputo discuss the following:

  • Should people stick to their diet on vacation?
  • Can you give the listeners some tips on how to avoid weight gain on vacation?
  • What if you're going on a cruise or an all-inclusive vacation where they supply the food?
  • What if you're taking a road trip this memorial day?
  • What should listeners do once they arrive to their destination?

Duration: 9:50

Bob Caputo wants to share his passion for healthy food that is easy to make and that tastes great with the world, along with his knowledge of how to lead a healthy lifestyle.

Bob is best known for hosting Cookin’ Lite Cookin’ Easy, Livin’ Lite Livin’ Easy, Living Well Sports, Grundy and Caputo, MMITK, as well as for his work on Tom Izzo’s Secrets to Getting In-Shape. In addition, Bob is currently working on Cookin’ Lite Cookin’ Easy: EntertainingHealthy Heart & Soul, Taste Buds, and a lifestyle series about traveling.

In order to gain experience, and to drive new ideas for his cooking series and lifestyle series, Bob spends a month of each year in Northern Europe, studying cooking and filming travel videos. He takes the knowledge he gains back with him to the United States, where he shares it through his cooking and lifestyle series.

Bob loves being the host of his cooking television series, and constantly experiments with recipes for the shows. In his spare time, he enjoys staying fit, and leading a healthy lifestyle: the motivation behind Livin’ Lite Livin’ Easy. Bob also loves being active and going to the gym, which is the motivation behind his exercise and workout related series. Bob also takes care of his pond during his free time. Bob is a competitive mixed martial artist, as well as an avid sailboat racer, having raced in every major body of water. Bob is also an enthusiastic repeller.


Social Media Links:
Twitter: @BCLivingWell

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Laser Cataract Surgery; The most significant advancement in Cataract Surgery in a Decade

May 25, 2016

Dr. Richard Burns, Chief LASIK and Cataract Surgeon at NVISION in Palm Desert and Murieta, California which offers LASIK, cataract procedures and more joins eHealth Radio and the Eye Health & Health News Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Richard Burns discuss the following:

  • What is Laser Cataract Surgery?
  • Why do you believe it is better?
  • Do all eye surgeons offer this technology?
  • Is laser cataract surgery here to stay? And does that mean traditional cataract surgery will become obsolete?
  • How can someone find a laser cataract surgeon?

Duration: 16:08

Dr. Burns has been a board-certified ophthalmologist for more than 25 years and has performed more than 35,000 laser and cataract procedures. A frequent lecturer on refractive and cataract procedures, Dr. Burns has also appeared on many television and radio programs sharing information about laser vision correction.

Dr. Burns received his M.D. from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota. He completed his residency at the University of California, San Diego, where he served as chief resident.


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Forming habits to ensure you live a healthy lifestyle

May 21, 2016

Heather Arora the founding CEO of Purple Plant, a nutrition focused, interactive wellness program using full, on-site smoothie bars as the vehicle to create a happy, healthy and vibrant workplace joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Nutrition Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Heather Arora discuss the following:

  • Tell us your foundation story. How did you start learning about health - how did you become passionate about this topic?
  • What habits have you formed to ensure you live a healthy lifestyle?  
  • How do you balance time for physical and mental health? 
  • Do you maintain a special diet - avoid or prefer certain foods that help you stay on track with your health goals?  
  • How are you thinking about changing or maintaining your habits as you age?

Tip: Find habits, activities and foods that are fun and enjoyable and healthy. Create a win-win health focused life. 

Heather Arora is the founding CEO of Purple Plant and has bootstrapped the company since starting it in 2011. She is a recognized expert in product development, customer experience, workplace culture, wellness programs, sales and leadership.

As Founder and CEO, Heather has successfully built full-time “in house” smoothie bars at the University of San Francisco and Square Headquarters. She has developed long-standing  catering relationships and partnerships with companies including DataSift, Yammer, Skype, Craigslist, Tagged, box, Macys, Hotel Tonight, RocketFuel & many more.

Purple Plant is dedicated to hiring and training employees in nutrition and creating pathways for them to becoming professional dietitians and nutritionists. It builds full wellness offerings tailored to millennials, through healthy smoothie bar services.


Social Media Links:
Twitter: @prplplantblends

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The Therapeutic Power of the Placenta: New Hope for Patients Affected by Radiation Damage

May 20, 2016

Dr. Karine Kleinhaus, VP, North America for Pluristem Therapeutics, a leading developer of placenta-based cell therapy products joins eHealth Radio and the Cancer Prevention and Health News Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Karine Kleinhaus discuss the following:

  • Can you explain your company’s medical technology? How do you turn placenta cells into life-saving medicine?
  • I understand these cells work to repair the body against a number of conditions, can you explain what areas will these cells help patients? I understand nuclear attacks are also on your list? 
  • I read that these cells called PLX-R18 cells are being looked at by the National Institute of Health? Why is the NIH interested? 
  • I understand that this work you are doing with the NIH may also lead into helping cancer patients later on, can you explain how that will work?

Duration: 8:44

Karine Kleinhaus, M.D., M.P.H., is Divisional Vice President, North America at Pluristem Therapeutics. She has worked with multiple public and private biotechnology companies on both public and investor relations.

Prior to that, she was an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. At NYU, Dr. Kleinhaus conducted medical research funded under a multi-year NIH grant. She published more than 25 papers in leading peer-reviewed journals such as the Annals of the New York Academy of Science, American Journal of Medical Genetics, and the American Journal of Epidemiology. Before that Dr. Kleinhaus practiced obstetrics and then completed two fellowships at Columbia University.

Dr. Kleinhaus received her medical degree from Tel Aviv University, earned a Master of Public Health from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, and a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Princeton University.


Social Media Links:
Twitter: @pluristem

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Sculpsure: Non-invasive Fat Reduction and Body Shaping

May 19, 2016

Dr. George Anterasian, a Board-Certified Surgeon Specialing in laser & light base skin & fat treatments based at Santa Monica Laser and Skin Care Center located in Santa Monica, California joins eHealth Radio and the Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Information Channels. Dr. Anterasian will discuss the non-invasive fat reduction and body shaping treatment SculpSure.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. George Anterasian discuss the following:

  • What are your recommendations for someone who is seeking fat reduction and body shaping without surgery?
  • What is SculpSure? What are reasons someone would undergo SculpSure?
  • What is the SculpSure procedure like? 
  • What can someone expect after undergoing SculpSure, such as recovery and risks?
  • What are other non-invasive fat reduction and body shaping treatments?

Duration: 8:54

Dr. George Anterasian graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude as an undergraduate from UCLA and is an Alpha Omega Alpha honors graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of California in San Diego, and he is board certified in the medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment of conditions involving the face, head, and neck. He has over thirty years of experience in treating these conditions.

Dr. Anterasian is especially interested in non-surgical facial and body rejuvenation, including SculpSure, and laser and light based skin treatments. He has performed thousands of non-surgical facial and body rejuvenation procedures with consistently excellent results. Dr. Anterasian has been honored by selection to “America’s Top Surgeons” every year since 2008.

Dr. Amerian and Dr. Anterasian work together to develop a customized treatment plan for every patient. Our treatment plans utilize the most technologically advanced methods currently available. This ensures that our patients receive the optimum combination of treatment modalities and obtain the best possible results.


Social Media Links:
Twitter: @maryleeamerian

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Embrace Your Inner Healer with the Emotion Code

May 18, 2016


Kathryn Hill, Owner of Wholesome Junction that provides chakra clearing, energy balancing, and life coaching services in the Milwaukee Area joins eHealth Radio and the Emotional Health and Personal Development Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Kathryn Hill discuss the following:

  • How did you get started with energy work?
  • Tell me more about the Emotion Code?
  • What are trapped emotions and how can you remove these by yourself, without a practitioner?
  • What other ways can you enhance your own healing efforts?
  • For those who don’t know: What are Chakras?

Duration: 18:01

Kathryn Hill has been doing energy work for 30 years. She is a Certified Life Coach, a Certified Lemurian Light Healer, Certified Emotion Code Practitioner and Body Code Practitioner. She was trained personally by Dr. Bradley Nelson, author of The Emotion Code. Wholesome Junction is the junction of Eastern and Western Medicine. She recently gave a seminar on the power of using magnets for Edgar Cayce’s Association for Research and Enlightenment. In her seminars, she teaches how to use a pendulum and other tools to bring health and healing to your family. Her seminars are all about empowering people to be their own healers.



Social Media Links:
Twitter: @WholesmJunction

The views 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.

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Belinda Hughes, Natural Beauty Expert

May 15, 2016

Natural Beauty Expert Belinda Hughes who is a Natural Beauty Expert, business owner and beauty writer joins eHealth Radio and the Beauty and Skin Care Channels. Her passion aims to bring the natural beauty and wellness community together to showcase the best to the consumer.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Belinda Hughes discuss the following:

  • Tell us how you started in natural beauty?
  • How did the brand Natural Beauty Expert begin?
  • What do you hope to achieve on the Natural Beauty Expert site?
  • Tell us how the natural beauty landscape has changed in the past 10 years?
  • What is your biggest tip for people looking for natural skincare?

Duration: 10:34

Belinda Hughes is a professional beauty therapist who has a passion for toxic free beauty products, health and wellbeing. She has worked across three capital cities, Port Douglas and New South Wales coastal regions. Most of this career has been spent working with some of the best natural spa products available. Her roles have spanned from beauty therapist to business owner, brand manager, trainer and blogger.

With a wealth of experience and knowledge behind her Belinda launched her site Natural Beauty Expert in 2013 to share her knowledge and talk about the best natural products on the market for her readers.


Social Media:
Twitter: @natbeautyexpert

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