Lumin Helps Keep Seniors in their Home Longer

February 24, 2018
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Paul Wilson, the Managing Director of Blocks Global and co-founder of Lumin, that helps seniors and people with physical and cognitive disabilities live independently for longer and stay closely connected with their families and communities joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Senior Health Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Paul Wilson discuss the following:

  1. What exactly is Lumin?
  2. Why was Lumin created?
  3. Who is the perfect Lumin candidate?
  4. How can Lumin improve quality of life?
  5. Does one require technical skills to operate Lumin?

 

Lumin is more than a phone, simpler than a tablet, Lumin is a communication and entertainment hub linking people with essential information and services to support wellbeing and safety in the home. Lumin is a large 17″ freestanding touch screen for the home customised for the user and delivered ready to use. No technical knowledge required, Lumin is monitored and updated remotely 24/7. Lumin helps seniors and people with physical and cognitive disabilities live independently for longer and stay closely connected with their families and communities.

 

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Website: www.mylumin.org

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mylumin
Twitter: https://twitter.com/_MyLumin

Vasper: Revolutionary Health Technology

February 22, 2018
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Peter Wasowski, Founder and Inventor of Vasper, a technology that transforms the way we think about health joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Peter Wasowski discuss the following:

  1. What is Vasper?
  2. How does Vasper work?
  3. What are the expected results from Vasper?
  4. Who uses Vasper?
  5. Where is the research work on Vasper being done?

 

Peter Wasowski is the Founder, Inventor and CEO of Vasper. Peter has over 35 years of experience in the field of medical technology and vascular health. As Manager of Clinical Development for GE Medical Systems, he has worked all over the world, including his Native Poland. Later, He became Co-founder and CEO of CoolSystems, Inc. The device he helped to create for CoolSystems has become the industry standard in professional sports care and rehabilitation and is currently marketed under the name GameReadyTM.

As a true visionary, Peter fused his extensive knowledge and experience with the passion for expanding human wellness to create the Vasper system.
Today, Vasper is used by the Navy SEALs, NASA, Olympic and professional athletes, and others from 9 to 94 years old.

 

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Website: www.vasper.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VasperSystems
Twitter: https://twitter.com/VasperSystems
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vasper_systems

Reinventing retirement: The Best is Yet for Come for Boomer Men

February 21, 2018
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Dr. Thelma Reese, author of The New Senior Man: Exploring New Horizons, New Opportunities joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel. She is here to talk about an entirely new concept of retirement. What Baby Boomer men face when they finish working has little to do with what their fathers faced. Retirement is a far longer phase of life, and it’s filled with possibilities.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Thelma Reese discuss the following:

  1. What prompted you to write this book? Can you talk about your experiences on book tour for your first book?
  2. Why do men have their own set of challenges facing retirement?
  3. Can you give a few examples of men who’ve rewritten their own playbook on retiring, and why they’re inspiring?
  4. Why is retirement changing so much?
  5. Did you find that men dealt with intimacy and sex differently than the preceding generation? Why?
  6. What’s your advice for a man heading into this next phase of his life?
  7. Live alone, or live with others? What’s the consensus among the men you interviewed?
  8. How can men stand up to ageism — and how is it different for men than women?

 

Dr. Thelma Reese, author of The New Senior Woman: Reinventing the Years Beyond Mid-Life, wrote The New Senior Man to satisfy the numerous requests from men who wanted their own book. She is the creator of the blog, www.ElderChicks.com, is a retired professor of English and Education, was the spokesper for Hooked on Phonics, and has long been active in literacy and cultural initiatives in Philadelphia.

 

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Website: www.ElderChicks.com

Mushroom Networks, leading SD-WAN and broadband bonding solutions vendor setting networks on autopilot

February 19, 2018
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Jay Akin the CEO of Mushroom Networks, a leading SD-WAN vendor that has been enabling wired and wireless networks to run on autopilot joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Technology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Jay Akin discuss the following:

  • Please tell us about Mushroom Networks and how your solutions have been helping organizations in healthcare?
  • Tell us about some of the use cases and benefits of your mobile 4G LTE routers in healthcare?
  • How about clinics and hospitals? Can they also benefit from Mushroom appliances?
  • What is involved in installing one of the Mushroom Networks devices and how does the total cost of ownership look like for typical deployments?
  • Any predictions, tips or recommendations for 2018 and beyond regarding healthcare IT that you can share with our listeners?

 

Before founding Mushroom Networks, the industry leading SD-WAN company, Dr. Jay Akin was a venture partner at ITU Ventures for 7 years. Previously, Dr. Akin has worked as a senior marketing consultant at Princeton Brand Econometrics - a boutique marketing consultancy firm on Wall Street – New York. Dr. Akin has managed the Adaptive Systems Laboratory within Qualcomm Institute, a $12 million project which spun off 2 venture backed startup companies.

Dr. Akin received his Ph.D. and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Masters degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Dr. Akin has worked on technical and research aspects of communications for over 20 years including several patents and many publications. Dr. Akin was a nominee for the Most Admired CEO award by San Diego Business Journal. Dr. Akin is a recipient of the NATO Graduate Study Scholarship award and was a national team member for the International Mathematics Olympiad in 1993.

 

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Webiste: www.mushroomnetworks.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MushroomNetworks
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mushroomnet

National Heart Month: Offering free screening for first responders

February 13, 2018
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Dr. Anuj Tolia, a radiologist at Montclair Radiology, with 5 imaging facilities in New Jersey joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Heart Health Channels to discuss the launching of a new model that is ground breaking. February is National Heart Month, and what better way to celebrate and safeguard our hearts than to offer free screening for first responders including police, fire and EMTs - which is exactly what Dr. Tolia and Montcliar Radiology is doing with "Docs and Cops".

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Anuj Tolia discuss the following:

  1. Can you describe in your own words how the Calcium Scoring works?
  2. Should people with a family history of heart attacks, stroke and other conditions consider doing this scan?
  3. Research shows stress is a killer - so does it make sense to recommend this to people who are in high stress careers, such as EMT staff, ER staff, Police, fire fighters, etc?
  4. What about radiation - is this high or low - and what does that mean?
  5. Do you need a prescription?
  6. Cost is inexpensive, correct? I heard it was around $99.

 

Dr. Anuj J. Tolia received his BS at The Wharton School of Business and his Doctor of Medicine degree from New York University School of Medicine where he was elected to the Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, Dr. Tolia completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at New York University. Dr. Tolia received the Resident Research Scholarship Award presented by The Radiologic Society of North America.

Following his formal training at New York University Medical Center, Dr. Tolia completed a fellowship in Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Neuroradiology, Musculoskeletal Radiology and Body/Breast Imaging at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Upon completing his fellowship, Dr. Tolia joined the staffs of Montclair Radiology and Chilton Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Tolia is a Diplomat of the American Board of Radiology and an active member of The American College of Radiology, The Radiological Society of North America, The American Roentgen Ray Society and The New York Roentgen Ray Society.

 

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Website: www.montclairradiology.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MontclairRadiology

Keeping your pet fit and healthy and what to do if your pet needs to lose weight

February 11, 2018
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Dr. Katy Nelson, a Veterinarian at the Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre in Alexandria, Virginia again joins eHealth Radio and the Animal Health Channel to discuss keeping your pet fit and healthy and what to do if your pet needs to lose weight.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Katy Nelson discuss the following:

  1. People and their pets need to balance their diets, that is certainly true. How do you figure out how much to feed your pets and how often?
  2. If you feed your pets table food or unhealthy food now, how can you transition them to eat more healthy options?
  3. What about exercise in the winter?
  4. Where do you find FreshPet?  Is it in your local supermarkets and stores?
  5. If there is one piece of advice for pet lovers and how they feed their pets, what would it be?

 

Dr. Nelson is an associate veterinarian at the Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre in Alexandria, VA. as well as the host and executive producer of "The Pet Show with Dr. Katy" on Washington DC's News Channel 8 - the show airs at 11am on Saturday mornings. She serves as an expert on animal health on Washington DC's All News Radio Station, WTOP News as well as onWashington DC’s ABC affiliate WJLA ABC 7. She has been featured on the TODAY Show, Fox & Friends, NPR, CNBC, The Meredith Vieira Show, HuffPost Live, and is the expert for the second season of the popular show “Unlikely Animal Friends” to air this Spring on NatGeo Wild. 

Dr. Katy is the Medical Director of Pet Health for Stop Aging Now, a leading nutrition and lifestyle company that relies on the latest clinical research to guide them in their efforts to help people and pets. She is also the Medical Director of Pet Health for BioStem Logics, the leader in regenerative medicine for humans and pets. She is a frequent contributor to HuffPost Pets, BarkPost and PetMD and you can also read "Ask Dr. Katy" quarterly in the Virginia-Maryland Dog Magazine, or online.

Dr. Nelson is passionate about health and fitness, and she strives to help dogs and cats to live the longest, fullest life that they can lead by staying fit and trim. Along with Steve Pelletier from SlimDoggy and Krista Wickens from DogTread, she is a founding partner of PetsMove.org, a national health and fitness initiative aimed at getting people healthy alongside their dogs.

A lover of fashion and beauty, she envisions a world where all products are cruelty-free, not tested on animals, made in a sustainable manner, and free of harsh chemicals that are unsafe not only for us, but for our pets. She is also a passionate advocate for pet rescue and Pit Bull Type Dogs, and speaks ardently on the subjects in many different forums.

Dr. Nelson is a Certified Veterinary Journalist (CVJ), accredited by the American Society of Veterinary Journalists (ASVJ). She is the former President of the District of Columbia Academy of Veterinary Medicine, the oldest and largest veterinary continuing education society in the United States. Through her consulting business, KJN Pet Marketing, she has served as a valuable source to reporters around the country for the past 6 years, and as a marketing consultant for pet-related companies - from Fortune 500 corporations to pet/pet parent targeted start-ups.

A native of Louisiana, Dr. Nelson was raised on a small farm in the heart of the state where her childhood was filled with many beloved pets. She earned her veterinary degree in 2001 from the Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Nelson has had some very unique opportunities in her career to hone her skills in both small animal practice and corporate veterinary medicine. She lives in Washington DC with her husband, their son and daughter, their rambunctious dogs Papi (Dr. Nelson's co-host on "The Pet Show"), an incredibly lovable Labradoodle, Eddie Underbite, a Shih Tzu/Poodle mix obtained through Mutts Matter Rescue and Petfinder.com, and The Lizard of Oz, a bearded dragon rescued through the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.

Despite being a very busy wife, Mom, pet parent and doctor, Dr. Nelson still carves out time for many charitable organizations in the DC area and beyond. She is committed to helping the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary in Newtown, CT, become a reality. She serves on theWashington Humane Society's Fashion for Paws Advisory Board, the Washington DC area's premier philanthropic fashion event. She is a proud member of the advisory board for The Chaos Foundation and is a long-term supporter of The Tigerlily Foundation and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

 

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Freshpet: www.FreshPet.com

Affilitation Websites: http://www.bhamc.com | www.thepetshow.tv

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

What Comes After Homo Sapiens?

February 10, 2018
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Don Simborg the author of the newly released book, What Comes After Homo Sapiens? (DWS Publishing, 2017) joins eHealth Radio. Simborg has a background in medicine and scientific research. He has served on the faculties of: Johns Hopkins and the University of California, San Francisco schools of medicine.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Don Simborg discuss the following:

  1. How did you become interested in exploring how Homo sapiens could evolve?
  2. You structure your book in the form of asking, and then refuting, what are the likely ways the next species will arise. Why did you take that approach?
  3. How do you anticipate technological advances will play a role in the transition from Homo sapiens to what you call “Homo nouveau?” [HOMO - NU-VO]
  4. Do you believe that we’re opening a Pandora’s box by tampering with the human genome?
  5. How far into the future do you foresee Homo nouveau emerging?
  6. What might this mean for our species?

 

Dr. Don Simborg is the author of the newly released book, What Comes After Homo Sapiens? (DWS Publishing, 2017). Simborg has a background in medicine and scientific research. He’s an expert in clinical information systems and has devised computer-based solutions to many biomedical problems. He has served on the faculties of Johns Hopkins and the University of California, San Francisco schools of medicine and published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles.

 

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Website: www.whatcomesafterhomosapiens.com

Social Media Links:
Twitter: @dwsimborg1
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/donsimborg

The views, ideas, thoughts 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.

 

Tips for Better Health

February 3, 2018
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Dr. Morton Tavel, a physician-specialist in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

In addition to managing patients, he held a teaching position (Clinical Professor) at Indiana University School of Medicine and regularly taught medical trainees at all levels. He has written three books for the general public of His most recent book, entitled "Health Tips, Myths, and Tricks: A Physician's Advice.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Morton Tavel discuss the following:

  1. Do you have any tips for proper eating?
  2. What is your thinking about red meat?
  3. How important is breakfast?
  4. Are there any risks from consuming low-calorie beverages?
  5. What are your thoughts on energy drinks?

 

A lifelong native of Indianapolis, Dr. Morton Tavel received both college and medical degrees at Indiana University. Scholastic honors include graduating summa cum laude and the honorary societies of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha. His civic activities include, among others, having been past president of the local and state divisions of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Tavel is a physician specialist in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases. In addition to managing patients, he held a teaching position (Clinical Professor) at Indiana University School of Medicine and regularly taught medical trainees at all levels. In addition, he has presented numerous speeches and lectures before national and international audiences that include peers as well as the general public. He has authored over 125 research publications, editorials, book reviews, and a full medical text.

He has written three books for the general public, most recently one entitled “Health Tips, Myths, and Tricks—A Physician’s Advice”.

 

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Website: www.mortontavel.com

Writing for the Health of It with Mari L. McCarthy

February 1, 2018
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Mari L. McCarthy, Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of Create Write Now, the home of the Journaling For The Health of It Power Community joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel. Mari is the international best-selling author of Journaling Power: How To Create The Happy, Healthy Life You Want To Live.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Mari L. McCarthy discuss the following:

  1. What is CreateWriteNow.com?
  2. How did you get started with Journaling For The Health of It?
  3. You talk about Journaling Power. What is it?
  4. How do people get started with Journaling For the Health of It?
  5. Where do people go to help them stay with their Journaling Power Practice?

Summary: A Writing for the Health of It daily, pen to paper healing, health and wellness routine empowers everyone to become their own primary health care provider. This daily practice shows them how to partner with their doctors and other health resources to become the healthiest person possible. All that’s needed is a pen and notebook and a writing prompt. I suggest a question like: How do I feel today? Then free write, write, write.

 

Mari L. McCarthy is The Founder and The Journaling Therapy Guide at CreateWriteNow.com. She shows health-conscious people how to use a daily pen-to-page Journaling for the Health of It™ Practice for self-healing, health and wellness. She offers ideas, information and inspiration through her many online journaling resources (eBooks, newsletters, weekly journal writing prompts, Facebook Journaling Challenge Groups) as well as personal transformation journaling consultations. With help of her own daily, pen-to-page journaling practice, she has not used prescription drugs for over 12 years nor over-the-counter drugs for over 7 years. She has changed her diet too and provides her body with only fresh fruits and vegetables and unprocessed foods.   

This year, she’ll publish her self-help book: Journaling Power: How To Create The Happy, Healthy Life You Want To Live.

A singer, who recently released her third album entitled ‘Lady With A Song’, she lives in a beachfront home south of Boston, MA where she writes her way to health and happiness, raises roses and her consciousness, and roots for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

 

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Website: CreateWriteNow.com

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

CONCIERGE KEY Health: A Fast-Pass to Avoiding Doctor’s Office Wait Times

January 29, 2018
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Robert E. Grant, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Concierge Key Health, a first-of-its-kind mobile app that provides on-demand access to elite physician specialists, urgent care clinics and hospitals nationwide joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Health News Channels.

CONCIERGE KEY offers a first-class fast-pass upgrade to the U.S. healthcare experience that over time has become increasingly inconvenient and impersonal—by eliminating excessive appointment and in-office wait times through an exceptional subscription-based membership.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Robert E. Grant discuss the following:

  1. I know you’ve conducted intensive research into factors impacting U.S. consumer’s overall satisfaction with their healthcare experiences. What key insights did your studies reveal?
  2. Can you tell us more about the discrepancies between what today’s savvy consumer expects in their daily life from virtually any product or service vs. what they settle for when they visit a doctor?
  3. How will patient issues like extensive wait times & lack of ease of access to top specialists be impacted by continued consolidation & the expected worsening U.S. doctor shortages?
  4. How are doctors impacted?
  5. Can you tell us how the concierge medicine of today is changing the U.S. healthcare experience for both patients and doctors? What are the limitations of traditional concierge medicine? How is CONCIERGE KEY Health different and transformative?

 

Entrepreneur, inventor and investor, Robert E. Grant brings tremendous experience in innovation and dynamic growth for Fortune 500 companies to his role as Founder and CEO of CONCIERGE KEY Health. For over 20 years, he has played a pivotal role in successful technology and business development in pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare markets. In addition to founding Concierge Key, Grant is founder and vice chairman of ALPHAEON Corporation, as well as founder, chairman and managing partner of its parent company, Strathspey Crown Holdings, LLC. Most recently, Grant was CEO and president of Bausch+Lomb Surgical, leading the significant growth of its product portfolio. From 2006 to 2010, he served as president of Allergan Medical, leading the $3.2 billion Inamed acquisition and the commercial success of the Botox Cosmetic, Juvederm, Natrelle breast implants and Lap-Band brands. Grant also served as director, board chairman, CEO, president, COO and CFO of Biolase Technology from 2003 to 2006 after holding various senior management positions at Lumenis for six years.

An independent director on several corporate boards including Acufocus, Myoscience and ReShape, Grant has served on several community and civil boards including Make-A-Wish Foundation, Young Presidents Organization, University of California, Irvine (UCI) CEO Roundtable Steering Committee, Chapman Schmid College and both UCI's school of law and Henry Samueli School of Engineering. Grant received his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University and graduated with honors from Thunderbird School of Global Management, where he earned his MBA. He has also attended the President's Seminar at Harvard Business School and has lived and worked in nine countries, with fluency in Japanese, French, Korean and German.

 

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Website: www.conciergekeyhealth.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/conciergekeyhealth
Twitter: https://twitter.com/concierge_key