Healing Senior Depression & Becoming Socially Active Through Technology

December 30, 2017




Dr.  Kerry Burnight, a Gerontologist who has served for 18 years as a Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and She serves full time as Chief Gerontologist at grandPad joins eHealth Radio and the Geriatrics and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Kerry Burnight discuss the following:

  • What is the single most important thing you can do to Age Well. And by aging well I mean, physical, mental, and emotional vitality.
  • What is the best way to foster and get the health/happiness/longevity benefits to these connections?
  • What does the research say about technology, is it hurting or helping our connection?
  • Given these challenges faced by older adults, what is the best way to reconnect my grandparents /parents (who live in another state!) back into social society so they can experience these longer and happier lives?
  • Is grandPad like an iPad?
  • What about those with cognitive impairment?
  • What is the best way to approach the subject of connection with your parents and grandparents?


Dr. Kerry Burnight has spent her entire professional career on a mission to improve the lives of seniors. She was a professor of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at the University of California Irvine, and she is the founder and director of the nation's first Elder Abuse Forensic Center and the national non-profit, Ageless Alliance: United Against Elder Abuse. Kerry has spoken at The White House and as an expert on shows such as The Dr. Phil Show, CBS news, Money Matters, and The Doctors. She joined grandPad because of the firm's ability to prevent one of the most significant risk factors for elders: social isolation.



Website: www.grandPad.net

5 Things to Know About Profound, a Skin Tightening Game-Changer

December 29, 2017




Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Stephen Chen joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Channel to talk about Profound, a minimally invasive skin tightening treatment. Patients are loving its ability to give the lower face and neck a natural lift without scars, surgery, or downtime.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Stephen Chen discuss the following:

  • How is Profound different from other skin tightening treatments?
  • How do the results from Profound compare with a surgical procedure, like a facelift?  
  • The clinical trials for Profound are very impressive. Have you seen positive results from your patients? What are they saying about Profound?
  • What concerns does Profound address, and who is a good candidate for Profound?
  • What are some of the effects that patients can expect after a procedure, and how long does it take to see results?


Dr. Stephen Chen attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, completed his residency at the Medical College of Virginia, and completed his plastic surgery fellowships at Grotting Plastic Surgery and the Medical College of Virginia. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgery, and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Well-known for his his warm bedside manner and surgical skill in creating beautiful, natural-looking results, Dr. Chen has been voted a “Top Doc” by Richmond Magazine multiple times.
Dr. Chen has extensive training and experience in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures for the breast, body, and face. He performs many cosmetic procedures, including breast enhancement, body contouring, facial rejuvenation, and non-surgical skin treatments, as well as works with patients to correct medical conditions or defects. Dr. Chen lives in Richmond, Virginia with his wife and three children, and provides exceptional care to patients in Richmond and beyond.




Website: www.stephenmchen.com

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

Freedom Healthworks’ Adam Habig: How to Keep Healthcare Costs Low, and Both Patient and Physician Satisfaction High

December 28, 2017




Adam Habig, President and Co-Founder of Freedom Healthworks that is becoming a leader in the Direct Primary Care industry with the focus to help people get better healthcare, and help doctors circumvent the red tape and help their patients achieve their healthiest self joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Adam Habig discuss the following:

  • What Direct Primary Care is, and how it works for patients and physicians.
  • More about Freedom Healthworks' family-focused story, and the core mission of the business.
  • The short and long-term of Direct Primary Care that engenders a better outcome for both physicians and patients.
  • How Freedom Healthworks helped pass a law in Indiana confirming that Direct Primary Care is not health insurance, and what implications there might be for the healthcare system as a whole.
  • How this trend (Direct Primary Care) will be taking off in the U.S. over the next five or even ten years.


Adam Habig is Co-founder and President of Freedom Healthworks, which propels the launch, growth and operation of independent, direct primary care practices. By liberating physicians to serve patients instead of insurance companies, we hope to restore Americans’ freedom to purchase excellent, affordable medical care from private physicians they know and trust.




Website: FreedomHealthworks.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: Facebook.com/freedomhealthworks
Twitter: Twitter.com/freedomDPC

ACNE is a Four Letter Word

December 26, 2017




Laurie Neronha an award-winning herbalist, certified Acne Specialist, licensed esthetician since 1997 and an educator for Oncology Spa Solutions joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Skin Care Channels to discuss ACNE, the causes and how to treat it.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Laurie Neronha discuss the following:

  • What exactly causes acne?
  • Would it be safe to say that clearing acne involves more than just washing your face 2 times a day?
  • What are some of the ingredients someone should look for in a good acne product?
  • Anything we should avoid?
  • Can you give us an action plan, a place to start if we are dealing with acne?


Summary: Ice your skin. Don’t perform bathroom surgery, it’s a great way to give yourself permanent scars. Find an esthetician specialist who actually understands acne. There really is no need to suffer with acne anymore.


Since 1997 Laurie Neronha has been working full time as a licensed esthetician in Providence, RI. A longtime student of medical herbalism, aromatherapy and wellness, she has integrated her diverse knowledge into her daily work with clients.

In 2011 she became a certified Acne Specialist, and has cleared hundreds of clients of all ages with moderate to severe acne. Laurie has been quoted in multiple online and print publications, including SheKnows.com, Myhealthdaily.com, Slashedbeauty.com, Providence Journal, Rhode Island Monthly, East Side Monthly, and many others. Her television interviews have won several Pegasus Awards for content.

Currently she is a small business owner, and new recipient of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Scholarship program. As a regional educator for Oncology Spa Solutions she travels the East Coast training other spa professionals how to safely care for clients before, during and after anti-cancer therapies.




Websites: OncologySpaSolutions.com | www.viriditas.skincaretherapy.net

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/providenceskin
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wickedgoodskin
Twitter: @ViriditasB

The Importance of Being prepared for Disasters

December 23, 2017




Skyler Hallgren, Co-Founder of The Earthquake Bag, a company that offers tested emergency bags for individuals, families, pets and the car joins eHealth Radio and the Emergency Care & Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Skyler Hallgren discuss the following:

  • Tell us how you and your partner got interested in emergency preparedness and started your company.
  • Are these bags just for earthquakes and just for people on the west coast?
  • What kind of bags does your company offer?
  • What makes your bags different than others offered for sale?
  • Where do you recommend storing these bags?
  • I understand you have a disaster relief program. Tell us about that.


Skyler Hallgren is a serial entrepreneur, emergency preparation advocate and co-founder of The Earthquake Bag - a company committed to helping people get emergency planning done.

After starting several companies and then working to make access to healthy, clean-ingredient list food easier, Skyler set his focus on emergency preparedness. As a newcomer to the west coast a few years ago, earthquake prep was a personal issue, and he set out to understand (and help explain) what a family truly should have in place in preparation for emergencies anywhere.




The Earthquake Bag educates the public on the simple steps to a family emergency plan, makes it easy to custom-fit the best emergency supply bags possible, and gives back to areas recently hit by natural disasters through their Disaster Relief Program. Skyler is most passionate about using The Earthquake Bag as a platform to both encourage people to do the responsible thing for their family, while also helping support those who could have never planned for the disaster that hit them.


Website: www.earthquakebag.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/earthquakebag
Twitter: @earthquakebag
Instagram: www.instagram.com/earthquakebag
Blog: https://earthquakebag.me/blogs/the-earthquake-blog

What is cosmetic and reconstructive gynecology and why it is so important to so many women

December 22, 2017




Dr. Mark Scheinberg, the renowned surgeon who heads The Center for Cosmetic & Reconstructive Gynecology in Deerfield Beach, Florida joins eHealth Radio and the Gynecology & Plastic Surgery Channels. Dr. Scheinberg is an internationally-acclaimed Cosmetic-Plastic-Gynecological vaginal surgeon who has performed thousands of gynecological surgeries and procedures with extensive training in cosmetic gynecology.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Mark Scheinberg discuss the following:

  • What is cosmetic and reconstructive gynecology?
  • Why do women seek out the labiaplasty procedure and what are the types available today?
  • What happens to a woman’s vagina during childbirth?
  • What physical changes do women face when entering menopause and how does this affect the vagina?
  • What are the treatment options for women after childbirth and for menopause that you recommend?


Dr. Mark Scheinberg, a Deerfield Beach vaginal surgeon, has extensive training in cosmetic gynecology having completed thousands of surgical procedures.

For more than 30 years, Dr. Scheinberg has been providing women in South Florida with exceptional care, comfort and choice. Dr. Scheinberg understands why you are considering vaginal cosmetic and reconstructive surgery – pain, discomfort, loss of sensitivity, self consciousness about your appearance, fear of being intimate – to name just a few of the many reasons women have sought his care.

In addition to his skill in minimally invasive gynecological surgical techniques, Dr. Scheinberg is also an expert in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). For more on Dr. Scheinberg click here.


Website: www.cosmeticlasergynecology.com

Seniors: Combatting Loneliness

December 21, 2017




Andrea Driggers, Regional Business Development Director and career licensed vocational nurse, specializing in geriatric care, at StoneGate Senior Living, an award-winning network of senior living and care facilities joins eHealth Radio and the Geriatric & Health News Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Andrea Driggers discuss the following:

    1. How big of a problem is loneliness for seniors in America today?
    2. It’s no fun being lonely, but are there tangible impacts for seniors experiencing loneliness?
    3. Why are so many seniors experiencing loneliness?
    4. What can seniors do to tackle this problem?
    5. What can neighbors, relatives, friends do to help?


Andrea Driggers is the Reginal Business Development Director for StoneGate Senior Living, an award-winning network of senior living and care facilities.  She oversees the South Dallas Fort Worth market area. She has served as a licensed vocational nurse for 20 years, focusing on geriatric care and treatment.

About StoneGate Senior Living: Award-winning StoneGate Senior Living, LLC provides support services to senior living and care properties that offer skilled health care, assisted living, memory support and independent living locations in Colorado, Oklahoma, and Texas. Founded and led by a team of senior living industry veterans.




Website: www.stonegatesl.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StoneGateSL
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/stonegate-senior-living

Protect Your Loved Ones From Illness with Sickweather

December 20, 2017




Graham Dodge, Co-Founder and CEO of Sickweather, a leader in digital disease surveillance joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Technology Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Graham Dodge discuss the following:

  • Tell us why you started Sickweather and it forecasts illnesses globally?
  • How does the technology behind Sickweather work and how accurate is it?
  • How can people use Sickweather as we enter into flu season?
  • We understand you have a partnership with Clorox to help prevent the flu. What does that partnership entail?
  • What other types of illnesses, besides the flu, does Sickweather predict?


Graham Dodge, Co-Founder and CEO of Sickweather, is a leader in digital disease surveillance and has served on boards and technical workgroups for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster), and the Kennedy Krieger Institute, as well as providing mentorship to students at Johns Hopkins University's MedHacks program. He has been named a "Social Innovation Rockstar" by Yoxi/BOLD, and featured among Broadband for America's "Faces of Innovation", among other honors. An alumni of Techstars and 500 Startups, Graham is a frequent guest/speaker for domestic and international conferences and news programs.




Website: www.Sickweather.com

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

In the Pursuit of Optimum Health

December 18, 2017



Peggy Weekes, Author of the book “A Mix of Two Worlds – Nature’s Best from the East and the West for Optimum Health joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Peggy Weekes discuss the following:

  • Can you tell us what “A Mix of Two Worlds" is all about?
  • Can you please explain what you mean by Illness-Based Care and Wellness-Based Care?
  • Why do you think that it is important for people to look at Natural Alternatives?
  • What are some of the benefits of using Natural Alternatives?
  • In what way can people be more proactive with their health?
  • Is there something you would like to leave with our listeners?


Peggy Weekes has always had a passion for writing, and has been doing so successfully in the corporate world for many years. She is interested in helping others as well as herself on the journey of achieving optimum health through a variety of natural means. She is the author of A Mix of Two Worlds: Nature's Best from the East and the West for Optimum Health.




Website: www.peggyweekes.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mixoftwoworlds
Twitter: https://twitter.com/peggy_weekes
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peggy-weekes-129b8276

Regaining Your Pre-Pregnancy Body with Mommy Makeover

December 16, 2017



Dr. Michael Clinton, Plastic Surgeon and Founder of Clinton Plastic Surgery in Birmingham, Alabama joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Channel to discuss Mommy Makeovers.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Michael Clinton discuss the following:


  • What is a mommy makeover?
  • What are some of the different procedures that can be involved in a mommy makeover?
  • Can all the procedures be performed together or is it better to have them done individually?
  • What is the recovery process like? Are there side effects or complications?
  • What makes a person a good candidate for mommy makeover surgery? Is there anything that would make a person a bad candidate?


Dr. Michael S. Clinton spent his early years in Huntsville, Alabama where his father was an integral part of the “space race” of the 1960’s. In 1976, he graduated Magna cum Laude from Vanderbilt University in biomedical engineering. Dr. Clinton served as an officer in the United States Navy aboard a guided missile destroyer after attending college on a full naval scholarship. After completion of medical school, general surgery training and certification, Dr. Clinton received his plastic surgery training from Duke University. He is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

During his early years of practice, he gained extensive experience in restoration of the face and hand after trauma and the breast after cancer surgery, as a member of the department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham. Later, he helped establish the Carraway Laser Center and performed the first Carbon Dioxide laser skin resurfacing and Erbium laser skin resurfacing in the state of Alabama. He is nationally recognized and requested by top laser producers as one of the most qualified laser surgeons to teach numerous courses in cosmetic laser surgery to other physicians. Most of his time, presently, is spent performing cosmetic surgery, such as mommy makeovers, breast augmentation, etc. and laser procedures of the face, breast and body. He has recently relocated his office, Clinton Plastic Surgery, to St. Vincent’s new One Nineteen Health and Wellness Complex in Birmingham, Alabama.




Website: www.clintonplasticsurgery.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClintonPlasticSurgery
Twitter: https://twitter.com/clintonmd
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/clintonps