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DHD, Autism and the Neurodiverse learner

DHD, Autism and the Neurodiverse learner

May 29, 2021

 

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Sasha Shtern, the CEO of Goally, a company dedicated to making software for special needs kids joins eHealth Radio and the Autism Information Channel. Sasha Shtern of breaks down the challenges faced by these children and adult learners – and the parents, teachers and clinicians working tirelessly to help them.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guests Sasha Shtern discuss the following:

  1. Why does it appear that there is such a spike in cases of ADHD, autism and other challenges?
  2. What has been traditional treatment methods and why do you feel they fall short?
  3. What does Goally offer the neurodiverse learning community?
  4. Treatment for these children and adult learners appear to be fairly expensive. Does Goally address this?
  5. Has the pandemic helped or hindered the effort to reach and teach these students?

Sasha Shtern is CEO of Goally, a company dedicated to making software for special needs kids. Goally’s tools help parents implement at home the strategies professionals use in clinics and schools.

A successful serial entrepreneur, angel investor, co-organizer of Ethereum Denver, and co-founder of Rocky Mountain Blockchain, Shtern advocates for other serial entrepreneurs to move into social enterprises. In 2015 he co-founded Impact Makers Table, a nonprofit dedicated to channeling data-driven philanthropy. He is passionate about education policy and healthy eating for kids.

 

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Website: https://getgoally.com

How to deal with stress when preparing for an exam

How to deal with stress when preparing for an exam

January 23, 2021

 

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Alex Trevatt, who is the director and co-found of Medibuddy and Medistudents, two websites which provide educational resources for doctors and medical students joins eHealth Radio and the Education and Stress Management Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Alex Trevatt discuss the following:

  1. What is the most common cause of stress for those preparing for an exam?
  2. How can you reduce that stress?
  3. How often should you take breaks when revising?
  4. What should you do if you’re feeling overwhelmed?
  5. What is the best way to relax when preparing for an exam?

Dr. Alex Trevatt is a Plastic Surgery Resident in London, UK. He has a special interest in medical education and his websites Medibuddy and Medistudents address the huge lack of educational resources available online for doctors and medical students Dr. Trevatt is an avid cyclist and football fan.

 

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Websites: medibuddy.co.uk | medistudents.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/www.medistudents
Twitter: twitter.com/medistudents

Research shows that honey can be effective with respiratory illness

Research shows that honey can be effective with respiratory illness

December 16, 2020

 

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Dr. Baljit Khamba, a clinic supervisor at Bastyr University Clinic and a core faculty member at Bastyr University California joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

Bastyr University is a nonprofit, private university offering doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees, with a multidisciplinary curriculum in science-based natural medicine. Recognized globally for its rigorous curriculum and strong research, the 42-year-old University has campuses in Kenmore, Washington, and San Diego, California. Bastyr's international faculty educate future leaders in the natural health arts and sciences, with an emphasis on integrating mind, body, spirit and nature.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Baljit Khamba discuss the following:

  1. Tell us how you and your colleagues came to this research idea.
  2. What evidence did the research show that honey can be effective with respiratory illness?
  3. Why is your immunity and respiratory health important right now?
  4. How can you incorporate honey into your daily routine to support your immune system?
  5. What are other ways people can boost their immune system?

Dr. Baljit Khamba is a clinic supervisor at Bastyr University Clinic and a core faculty member at Bastyr University California. She treats a variety of conditions but has special interest in nutritional approaches to anxiety, stress, depression, focus and attention, memory and cognition. She focuses on providing high quality care addressing the causes of disease and utilizes safe and effective natural treatments. She accepts patients and their families who are motivated to improve their health. Her emphasis is on disease prevention and health promotion through education and empowering her patients to become active participant in the management of their own health.

While completing bachelor and master’s degrees, she worked as a research analyst at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), where she researched alcohol addiction and anxiety, as well as nutrition and mental health. Dr. Khamba also has experience working in integrative psychiatric clinics, as well as more generalized practice, as well as being involved with research projects at the University of Alberta on natural health product safety in psychiatric patients. Dr. Khamba also maintains a private telemedicine practice.

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Websites: https://bastyr.edu | https://bastyrclinic.org

Bully Proofing You: Improving Confidence and Personal Value from the Inside Out

Bully Proofing You: Improving Confidence and Personal Value from the Inside Out

August 24, 2020

 

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Jeanie Cisco-Meth, a two-time best-selling author, professional speaker, educator, and parent, shares her scientifically proven system for improving communication and decreasing conflict as she joins eHealth Radio and the Bullying Information and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Jeanie Cisco-Meth discuss the following:

  1. What makes you an expert on this topic?
  2. Why did you write Bully Proofing You?
  3. Who benefits from it?
  4. How does it work?
  5. What is the first step our listeners need to take?

 

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Two-time best-selling author, professional speaker, educator, and parent, Jeanie Cisco-Meth shares her scientifically proven system for improving communication and decreasing conflict. She has written many magazine articles, been quoted in Forbes, and was a contributor for TheBlaze. She has been a guest on radio stations across the country. She has appeared on television for ABC4, Free Speech TV, and others.

As a former member of the military, Jeanie had the honor of being sent to OCS. This leadership training helped her in many ways; from starting three very successful businesses, to training staff, and mentoring others with their startups and staffing issues.

Jeanie was told in elementary school she would never make because she was too stupid. Thank goodness she didn't believe them because she never would have done the things she has.

 

Website: bullyproofingyoubook.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/officialjeanieciscometh 
Twitter: twitter.com/jeaniemeth

No Second Chances: The gripping new drama that also teaches us medicine

No Second Chances: The gripping new drama that also teaches us medicine

November 13, 2019

 

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J.T. Madicus, a Multi-Entrepreneur, Novelist, Medical Educator, World Visionary and debut filmmaker to "No Second Chances" — the gripping new drama that also teaches us medicine joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest J.T. Madicus discuss the following:

  1. You are a Multi-Entrepreneur, Medical Educator/Activist, World Visionary and now Novelist and Producer, why have you taken on the healthcare industry and why do you feel it’s broken?
  2. Tell us about your new novel coming out (1st of 5 in Final Diagnosis series) called No Second Chances and why have you chosen to highlight real life healthcare scenarios in the novel?
  3. It’s been said cancer is cured. You have your own theory on this. Talk to us from a medical insider’s perspective.
  4. Talk to us about your first stab as a filmmaker as you translated your 1st novel into a film in “No Second Chances” on the big screen. What do you feel the audience will take away from your novels and now movie regarding their own health and well-being?
  5. How does the audience learn more about your projects and health related ventures?

J. T. Madicus is an American author, entrepreneur, and medical educator, known worldwide for his “Future Doc House” YouTube channel where he demystifies complicated medical subjects such as microbiology in entertaining videos viewed by thousands of medical students every month. He is the author of Final Diagnosis – No Second Chances, the novel that serves as the inspiration for this TV series.

 

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Website: https://no2ndchances.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/futuredochouse
Instagram: @futuredochouse

Bright But Different: How to Best Help Your Child with Learning Differences to Succeed

Bright But Different: How to Best Help Your Child with Learning Differences to Succeed

July 2, 2019

 

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Dr. Deborah Ross-Swain is a speech-language pathologists. Her new book, Confidence & Joy: Success Strategies for Kids with Learning Differences, provides parents and educators with tools to help children with learning differences realize lifelong success joins eHealth Radio and the Education & Health News Channel to discuss.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Deborah Ross-Swain discuss the following:

  1. Why are confidence and joy so important for children with a learning difference?
  2. What’s the difference between a learning difference and a learning disability?
  3. What signs should parents and teachers look for that reveal a learning difference?
  4. How can parents and professionals best provide opportunities for instilling confidence and joy in a child?
  5. What can be “confidence and joy robbers?”
  6. What strategies can parents use to successfully advocate for their child with a learning difference?

Dr. Deborah Ross-Swain is a licensed speech-language pathologist and CEO of the Swain Center for Listening, Communicating and Learning. Dr. Elaine Fogel Schneider is CEO of TouchTime® International and author of the best-selling 7 Strategies for Raising Calm, Inspired, & Successful Children.

Drs. Swain and Schneider’s new book, Confidence & Joy: Success Strategies for Kids with Learning Differences (Crescendo Publishing, Nov. 1, 2018), provides parents and educators with tools to help children with learning differences realize lifelong success.

 

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Website: confidencejoy.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/askdrelaine
Facebook: facebook.com/elaine.f.schneider.9
Twitter: @AskDrElaine
Instagram: instagram/Dr.ElaineFogelSchneider
Pinterest: pinterest.com/touchtime

Mom Develops Educational App and Game that Teaches Children with Autism Basic Learning Skills

Mom Develops Educational App and Game that Teaches Children with Autism Basic Learning Skills

April 26, 2019

 

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Jamie Lynn Juarez, Founder and Executive Director for Hope for Autism, an organization that offers cutting edge medical, educational and behavior solutions for parents with children with autism joins eHealth Radio and the Autism & Health News Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Jamie Lynn Juarez discuss the following:

  1. How does the educational digital app and game Your Child Can Type ® work?
  2. What is the most challenging aspect of autism?
  3. What are some ways to improve the autism community?
  4. How can treatments for autism be improved?
  5. Do individuals with autism have gifts unknown to the world?

Jamie Juarez is a licensed marriage and family therapist, behavior analyst and clinical counselor, who has spent 20 years practicing neuroscience principles and applied behavior analysis. She founded the organization Hope For Autism and developed the educational brain training digital app and game, Your Child Can Type® which helps children with autism improve their memory hub, as well as their reading, writing and typing skills. Juarez is also the author of Hope for Autism, a #1 international best-selling book in five children’s health categories.

 

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Website: hopeforautism.com

Excellence in Drug Testing Courses

Excellence in Drug Testing Courses

February 4, 2019

 

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Andrew Easler is the Founder and CEO of DrugTestingCourses.com, which meets the dynamic educational standards of today’s workforce joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Andrew Easler discuss the following:

  1. For the benefit of our listeners, please give us an overview of DrugTestingCourses.com.
  2. Why is the quality of the coursework you offer integral to drug testing in general?
  3. What should employers know--or know to ask--about the collectors who do these tests?
  4. What industries can most benefit from what your site offers?
  5. What other advantages involving DrugTestingCourses.com should our audience make a note to remember?

Andrew David Easler started his career in the United States Air Force and, subsequent to an honorable discharge, earned his Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Central Florida.

As an entrepreneur, he started and sold many businesses including a successful DNA, drug, and alcohol testing company which became a springboard for leadership in the industry. Mr. Easler has developed corporate training programs and certification courses for organizations across North America, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Easler specializes in educational technology integration and inter-curricular relationship recognition and utilization.



Lastly, as a believer in career-adaptability and the necessity for ongoing professional education Mr. Easler has developed an entire repertoire of professional curricula designed to maintain and enhance the potential value of any entrepreneur or employee in a dynamic economic environment. In order to take his education company to the next level, he is currently enrolled at Florida A & M University College of Law working toward his JD with a focus on employment and health law.

 

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Website: DrugTestingCourses.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/drugtestingcourses
Twitter: @DrugCourses

Understanding your process, from concept to inception

Understanding your process, from concept to inception

November 6, 2017

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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Relationship & Psychology Channels to discuss understanding your process, from concept to inception.

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

  • No matter what we do for a living, we all have a process. Why is it so essential to understand our own?
  • If we are struggling to understand our process, what can we do?
  • Why does having the best personal process in place make such a difference for us?
  • Why do some people struggle with taking something from an idea, to a finished product?
  • Are there actual issues and disorders that make this process more difficult?

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

Groundbreaking Medical Findings at Ponce Research Institute That Will Impact Your Health and Well Being

Groundbreaking Medical Findings at Ponce Research Institute That Will Impact Your Health and Well Being

July 29, 2017

 

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Dr. Kenira Thompson, President and Director of Research at Ponce Research Institute at Ponce Health Sciences University in Ponce, Puerto Rico joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Dr. Kenira Thompson discuss the following:

  • When was the Ponce Research Institute formed, and what is its objective?
  • What are the research areas in which the Institute specializes?
  • What kind of findings and discoveries have come out of the Institute that were new to the world of medicine?
  • How does the work that you’re doing help pharmaceutical companies and doctors to better understand diseases and to bring new solutions to the marketplace?
  • What is the Institute currently working on that’s particularly relevant to trending topics in health, wellness, and medicine?
  • How can non-medical professionals – in other words, everyday people – stay on top of the kind of work that’s being done at Ponce Research Institute so they can gain a better understanding of how your efforts can benefit their health and well being?

 

Dr. Kenira Thompson is the Vice President of Research at Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU), and the President of the newly created Ponce Research Institute (PRI).  In this role, she oversees all of the research-related activities in both basic and clinical sciences at PHSU-PRI.  She is also the administrator of all research and service grants received by the institution.  Dr. Thompson’s leadership is focused on developing, coordinating, and stimulating collaborative research at the PHSU-PRI, in order for the institution to continue its growth as an important academic and research center.   She leads all research operations for PHSU, and provides research oversight at six affiliated hospitals in south central Puerto Rico.

Dr. Thompson earned her B.S Degree from Interamerican University in San Germán, Puerto Rico, an M.S. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  She completed postdoctoral research training in the Cajal Neuroscience Research Institute of the University of Texas San Antonio, where she also served as Program Coordinator for the San Antonio Life Sciences Institute.

Dr. Thompson holds the rank of Full Professor in the Basic Sciences and Psychiatry Departments of the School of Medicine, and the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) in Ponce, Puerto Rico, where she has served as faculty since 2005.  During her academic career at PHSU, she has held important roles such as Medical Neuroscience Course Director, Chair of the Basic Sciences Curriculum Committee, Associate Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Core Facility, member of the MBRS-RISE Internal Advisory Committee, member of the U54 PSMHS-Moffitt Partnership Internal Advisory Committee,  member of the Biomedical Sciences Curriculum Committee, among others.

Dr. Thompson has served on the Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education Accreditation Board for Graduate Programs in Neuroscience since 2010.  She is part of the External Advisory Committee for the Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Research program at UPR-Medical Sciences Campus, and is Co-Program Director of the Puerto Rico Clinical and Translational Research Consortium (PRCTRC).  She is also a past President and current member of the Advisory Committee for the Puerto Rico Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience.

Dr. Thompson has participated in the Senior Executive Institute for the Society for Research Administrators (SRA), and is an active member of the Sociedad de Administradores de Investigación de Puerto Rico (SAI), and the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA).  She was recently nominated to serve a three year term on the Steering Committee for the Group on Research Advancement and Development for the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC).

 

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Website: www.psm.edu

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/poncehealthsciencesuniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/PonceHealthSU

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