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

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

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

Tenet Diagnostics Delivers Fast, Accurate Laboratory Testing to Provide the Best in Patient Care

January 25, 2018
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Dr. Scott Howell, Chief Medical Officer of Tenet Diagnostics, a provider of high-quality laboratory and genomic testing and evidence-based research designed to direct patient care for clinicians, employers and payers joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare & Health News Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Scott Howell discuss the following:

  1. Why should there be greater access and an expanded number of labs to provide drug testing?
  2. Are the challenges particularly relevant to NY and NJ?  How is Tenet working to end the opioid crisis in these states and nationwide?
  3. What is the importance of expanding physician prescribing education?
  4. What other services does Tenet offer?
  5. Why would you recommend genomic testing?
  6. How does genomic tumor testing represent the future of medicine?

 

Scott Howell, M.D., MPH & TM, CPE, Chief Medical Officer of Tenet Diagnostics, is a board certified physician in family practice, preventative medicine public health and addiction medicine for the last 25 years.  Dr. Howell is on staff at a large academic medical center in Los Angeles.
 
He was an executive medical director at Heritage Provider Network, and the National Senior Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer for Network and Population Health at Optum Insight responsible for risk adjustment, quality performance, network analytics, predictive modeling, clinical consulting and acquisition due diligence.  Prior to Optum, Dr. Howell was the Regional Chief Medical Officer (RCMO) for the Northeast Region of Americhoice, Inc. focusing on the Medicaid and Dual SNPs populations.  Prior to United Healthcare, Dr Howell was the Medical Director for Managed Care at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the first HIV SNP in the nation, along with responsibility for international consulting in Russia, Ukraine, Guatemala, Honduras and Haiti.  Dr. Howell was the lead scientific advisor to Management Sciences for Health the prime contractor for PEPFAR in Haiti. 
 
Dr. Howell is board certified in Family Practice, Preventative Medicine and Public Health and Addiction Medicine. In addition, he has a Masters in Economics from the University of Miami, Master in Public Health and Tropical Medicine (MPH&TM) from Tulane University, a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from California State University Fresno and certified by the American College of Physician Executives as a Certified Physician Executive (CPE)
 
Dr. Howell has served the military for 25 years and his current reserve assignment is with the Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) at the Department of Defense Inspector General (DoDIG) concentrating on the Wounded Warrior Program, BioAssurity, and Ebola Outbreak Assessment.

Dr. Howell has published peer-reviewed articles in both disciplines finance and medicine.

About Tenet Diagnostics

Tenet Diagnostics offers fast, accurate, high-quality laboratory and genomic testing to hospitals, clinics and physicians’ offices to help them provide the best patient care. As collaborators with employers, payers and clinicians, we offer an extensive range of testing services, including specialized diagnosis, screening and evaluation for a host of conditions and diseases related to orthopedics, pain management, primary care and oncology. Tenet Diagnostics has been accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) to ensure the highest standard of care for patients.

 

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Website: www.tenetdiagnostics.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tenetdiagnostic
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tenetdiagnostic
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tenetdiagnostics

Reclaim Your Health with Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

January 21, 2018
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Dr. Janice Buenafe, from Key Laser Center for Cosmetic Regenerative Medicine, in Portland, Oregon, joins eHealth Radio to speak about Bio-identical hormone therapy.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Janice Buenafe discuss the following:

  1. What is bio-identical hormone replacement and what does it treat?
  2. What are the benefits of BHRT? Does this therapy have any side effects?
  3. What are bio-identical hormones made of?
  4. What makes a person a good candidate for BHRT?
  5. What is the treatment like and how long does it take to see optimal results?

 

Dr. Janice Buenafe is Board Certified in Family Medicine and views health from a holistic point of view. She strives to understand her patients’ health on many different levels.  What she has come to understand over her years of practice is the importance of hormones in the body, and how they affect people.  In working with bio-identical hormones, she has seen many patients come back reporting vast improvements in their state of well-being, energy, strength, skin, weight management, and libido.

After completing her residency in primary care medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dr. Buenafe continued to practice in the Las Vegas area.  Since moving to the Pacific Northwest, she has been a part of the Providence Medical Group. We are happy to have her in our office educating our patients in the benefits of bio-identical hormones, while she continues to practice family medicine.

Dr. Buenafe sees the world from a multi-cultural perspective and embraces the value of learning about different cultures. In her free time she enjoys learning about spirituality, meditation, and most importantly, finding ways to enjoy quality time with her children.

 

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Website: www.keylaserinstitute.com

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

TMS Neuro Institute: Los Angeles Non-Drug, Depression Treatment

January 20, 2018
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Dr. Gennady Musher, MD, PHD, and Faculty Member at UCLA, who has just opened the new TMS Neuro Institute in Los Angeles joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Mental Health Channels. Dr. Musher has 25 years of experience in psychopharmacology treatment of multiple psychiatric disorders.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Gennady Musher discuss the following:

  1. What is TMS  Therapy and who are the best candidates?
  2. What are the benefits of this type of therapy versus, or alongside, traditional treatment or medication?
  3. What are the most common misconceptions about the treatment of TMS and what are the benefits and  how common are relapses?
  4. What prompted you to open a new TMS therapy center in Los Angeles?
  5. You are considered a pioneer in this type of treatment. What is the future of TMS therapy looking like?

 

Dr. Gennady Musher MD, PhD is the Founder of TMS Neuro Institute. Dr. Musher is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. He began his psychiatry career nearly 30 years ago. He completed his PhD in psychiatry in 1988 and he served his residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

Dr. Musher has 25 years of experience in psychopharmacology treatment of multiple psychiatric disorders. He is also an expert in the treatment of resistant depression with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) with seven years of experience and specific training in neuromodulation techniques.

He has been in private practice since 1998 and has experience in the evaluation and treatment of major psychiatric conditions including, but not limited to: major depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, mood disorders and forensic evaluations. Dr. Musher is also a faculty member at UCLA.

 

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Website: www.tmsneuroinstitute.com

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/TMSNeuroInst
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