EverSleep, Giving you the Power to Improve your Sleep

August 18, 2017




Chris Crowley a R&D Manager, Senior Mechanical Engineer and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in medical devices, geophysics and consumer electronics that has developed a lot of fascinating products with the most recent one is EverSleep joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Sleep Health Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Chris Crowley discuss the following:

  • Can you tell our audience a little about your background as it pertains to health and medical devices?
  • What us EverSleep and can you tell us about how it was developed and funded?
  • What are your future plans for EverSleep?
  • Any tips for medical device entrepreneurs?
  • Where can the audience go to find more information about the crowdfunding campaign?


Chris Crowley is a R&D Manager, Senior Mechanical Engineer and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in medical devices, geophysics and consumer electronics.

His latest success has been the engineering and developing of a personal sleep tracker called EverSleep which has just been fully funded on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo with $100,000 raised and was featured in national media including VentureBeat, Popular Science and more.


Website: www.geteversleep.com


Why Your Mattress Matters For Your Best Night’s Sleep and Your Overall Health

January 6, 2017



Robin McRoskey Azevedo, CEO of McRoskey Mattress Company which has been manufacturing and selling well made, comfortable beds in San Francisco since 1899 joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Sleep Health Channels. Selling directly to the sleeper, McRoskey Mattress Company builds to the order and ships their well-loved mattresses and box springs almost anywhere in the world.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Robin McRoskey Azevedo discuss the following:

  • Why is a good mattress essential for good health?
  • How does McRoskey do things differently?
  • How do you know when you need a new mattress?
  • How do you shop for a mattress?
  • Is your pillow important?

Summary: Sleep is crucial to your overall well-being.  A good mattress has an important role in quality sleep. Replace your mattress when it wears;  replace it when  you need a larger or smaller size; replace your mattress when you need a different comfort.  Count on your mattress to support your well-being and to build your resilience. Count on McRoskey to build your mattress!!


Robin McRoskey Azevedo is CEO of the McRoskey Mattress Company, a business that has been building mattresses and box spring in San Francisco since 1899.  Robin is the grand-daughter of the founder.  Over the years the family-owned company has developed a variety of techniques making the best beds for all types of sleepers.  Healthy sleep is built from simple materials:   wood, wire and fiber.  At the McRoskey San Francisco factory, these materials are crafted into superior products providing the most comfortable sleep possible. McRoskey Mattress Company builds to the order and ships their well-loved  mattresses and box springs almost anywhere in the world.



Website: www.mcroskey.com

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

Dental Myths Debunked with Dr. Ryan M. Clancy

December 14, 2016



Dr. Ryan M. Clancy, DMD, MAGD, the owner of Cosmetic & Esthetic Dentistry in Medford, Massachusetts that provides a wide range of dental services to patients in the Boston area, such as general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and neuromuscular dentistry solutions joins eHealth Radio and the Dental Care & Health News Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Ryan M. Clancy discuss the following:

  • MYTH: My dentist doesn't need to know that I snore.
  • MYTH: All dentures are the same.
  • MYTH: My TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is not curable.
  • MYTH: I don't have teeth, so I don't need a dental exam.
  • MYTH: All dentists are the same.

Important: One of the biggest myths about dentistry is that, if your dental insurance doesn't cover a procedure, you shouldn't get it. This is not true.

Dr. Ryan M. Clancy is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Prior to owning Cosmetic & Esthetic Dentistry he served eight years in the U.S. Army as part of a forward surgical team in Iraq, providing dental care to members of the U.S. military, civilians, government contract workers, and coalition forces.

After his honorable discharge, Dr. Clancy joined Cosmetic & Esthetic Dentistry in 2004. He purchased the practice in 2013 and continues to serve patients in Medford and throughout the Boston area.

Dr. Clancy is recognized as a Master by the Academy of General Dentistry. At Cosmetic & Esthetic  Dentistry, he and his team are proud to exceed the safety and sterilization standards established by the American Dental Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Clancy frequently pursues continuing education in order to offer his patients the latest in dental care that minimizes pain, maximizes cosmetic results, and improves quality of life.


Website: www.cosmeticsmileteam.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/CosmeticandEstheticDentistry
Twitter: @CandE_Dentistry

Minimally invasive procedures to end sinus pain and sleep apnea!

December 12, 2016


Dr. Lee M. Mandel, M.D., F.A.C.S. a nationally recognized leader in the field of minimally invasive, in-office procedures for sinus disorders, snoring and sleep apnea joins eHealth Radio and the Allergy, Health News and Sleep Apnea Channels.


Dr. Mandel is the Director of the South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center and the South Florida Snoring and Sleep Center in Fort Lauderdale Florida, which has been named a National Center Of Excellence, and receives weekly visiting surgeons from around the country to learn his techniques.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Lee M. Mandel discuss the following:

  • What conditions do you routinely treat?
  • How many people are affected by acute sinusitis and sleep apnea?
  • What’s different about the way your treat these conditions opposed to others?
  • Are these simple procedures, can everything be done in office as opposed to an expensive and potentially dangerous hospital stay?
  • What is the scope of patients suffering from the symptoms that you can help?


Dr. Lee M. Mandel, MD, FACS, graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida with acceptance into Phi Beta Kappa his junior year. He went on to graduate in the top 5 of his medical school class, earning acceptance into Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society a year early, as well as being named President of that prestigious organization.


Dr. Mandel completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City after which he was chosen for a coveted Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under the tutelage of Dr. Ferdinand F. Becker, a pioneer in cosmetic and reconstructive facial surgery.


Dr. Mandel has earned numerous awards and distinctions and is Board Certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Mandel has held posts as a member of the Young Physicians Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Trauma Committee Delegate at Memorial Regional Hospital and Chief of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery at Weston Outpatient Surgery Center. Dr. Mandel is an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, the American Rhinologic Society, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Voice Foundation. Most recently, Dr. Mandel served as Secreatry/Treasurer of the Florida Society of Otolaryngolgoy-Head and Neck Surgery and currently serves as the President of that society.


As a faculty member of the Open Forum, an annual international conference under the auspices of the Foundation for Innovation, Education and Research in Otolaryngology since its inception, Dr. Mandel has distinguished himself as a thought leader in his specialty, and currently sits on the planning committee alongside some of the country’s most respected Rhinologic surgeons. Dr. Mandel is also a co-founder and executive member of the board of directors for the Society for Innovation and Technology in Otolaryngology (SITO).


South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, Inc. is a state-of-the-art facility located in Broward County, Florida, providing comprehensive evaluation and management of all sinus and allergy disorders using cutting edge techniques, equipment and facilities. At the center, all aspects of your care are addressed in one practice setting, including a comprehensive examination using the latest instrumentation and techniques, diagnostic testing, and allergy testing and treatment, which sets the standard of care for South Florida and the rest of the country.


We very strongly believe that it’s much better to use minimally-invasive procedures to treat sinus and nasal conditions, and these are the ones used in most cases. Dr. Mandel has developed techniques for in-office treatment of sinus disorders such as Balloon Sinuplasty, and he teaches those techniques across the country to other sinus specialists at medical conferences.


Furthermore, sinus specialists from across the nation visit Dr. Mandel weekly to observe his work. South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, Inc. has been named a Center Of Excellence for sinus care, using minimally invasive procedures in the office with little discomfort or downtime. When you come to South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, Inc., you know that you are receiving the highest level of medical care at a facility that has proven to be the best in South Florida and one of the best in the country.




Website: www.southfloridasinusandallergy.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/South-Florida-Sinus
Twitter: @southfloridasinus

Empowering others to take charge of their health, starting with a fix for sleep apnea and snoring

October 5, 2016

Dr. Nancy Markley, of MPowrx™, a company that empowers people to better health and wellness through the development of products that address significant unmet clinical or market needs on a global level joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Sleep Health Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nancy Markley discuss the following:

  • What is your background and why did you decide to start MPowrx™?
  • Tell me about your product Good Morning Snore Solution® - what is it, how does it work?
  • What sets the Good Morning Snore Solution® apart from other snoring devices?
  • What’s next for MPowrx™?
  • Do you have any advice for people looking to start a healthcare startup?

Duration: 10:46

Dr. Nancy Markley is the President & CEO of MPowrx™ Health and Wellness Products 2012 Inc.

Dr. Markley held senior management positions with SemBioSys Genetics Inc. as Director of Business Development, and Botaneco Specialty Ingredients Inc. as Managing Director, before launching her own technology consulting practice and medical device company: MPowrx™ Health and Wellness Products 2012 Inc. She has led the development of MPowrx™’s products, financing, and expansion into international markets, in addition to creating the foundation for continued global growth, which has ultimately taken MPowrx™ from a local Calgary start-up to an international medical device company, which currently sells its products in 85+ countries worldwide.

Dr. Markley holds a Ph.D. in molecular biology, and is a Certified Management Consultant from CMC Canada, recognizing her contributions to advising start-up companies on how to develop and bring technologies and products to market.

Websites: http://mpowrx.com | https://goodmorningsnoresolution.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/goodmorningsnoresolution
Twitter: @MPowrx, @BestMorningEver

Why having a good night’s sleep is vital to your health with Meredith Yardley

September 21, 2016

Meredith Yardley, Managing Director at MeredithYardley.com who helps busy women live a life of abundant health and wealth joins eHealth Radio and the Female Health and Sleep Health Channels. Meredith is here to speak with us today on the importance of having a good night's sleep.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Meredith Yardley discuss the following:

  • What is it so important about having a good night’s sleep?
  • What are some of the reasons people may not sleep well?
  • Also could there be health implications for continued sleep deprivation?
  • Is it just our physical health that is affected?
  • How can listeners improve their sleep?

Duration: 13:23

Meredith Yardley describes herself as a Personal Change Agent. She takes what she learnt from over 20 years in the corporate world as a communication and change management expert and has translated that into a business that helps busy women claim back their lives. As Meredith says, change can be hard, regardless of whether you initiate it or it is imposed on you, so it helps to have someone on your side who has no agenda other than to help you achieve the goals you’ve set yourself.

Meredith is offering a free 45 minute Discovery session, where you and can have a discussion with her and find out if she can help you. You can email her at meredith.yardley@gmail.com.

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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.

Importance of Good Sleep and How to Get It

July 5, 2016

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor again joins eHealth Radio and the Health and Personal Development Channels to discuss the importance of good sleep and how to get it.

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

  • What types of things does good or poor sleep impact?
  • What are some things you can do throughout the day to help with sleep?
  • What can you do to your evening routine to help with sleep?
  • What can you do to your room to help with sleep?
  • Does your Chicago Tribune Article Discuss this?

Duration: 7:51

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.

Head of Clinical Development for www.DrNikkiMartinez.com, she is an Adjunct Professor for 2 graduate programs, a Blogger for the Huffington Post, Everydaypowerblog, Older Dating, Success Stories, and a Contributor to the Chicago Tribune. She just published her first 7th book through Amazon.com.

Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrNikkiMartinez
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez

How Good Sleep Can Improve Your Day to Day Life

May 10, 2016

Richard Shane Ph.D., founder of Sleep Easily, a learn-at-home, medication-free Sleep Solution joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Sleep Health Channels. Richard Shane, Ph.D., has been a psychotherapist since 1977 and is the Behavioral Sleep Specialist for New West Physicians, Colorado, with 85 physicians serving over 170,000 patients.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Richard Shane discuss the following:

  • What is your background in health and sleep?
  • What are the damaging effects of poor sleep?
  • What is Sleep Easily?
  • Who did you test this product on and what percentage benefited from Sleep Easily?
  • Is this something that can help someone who is a chronic poor sleeper?
  • What about those that wake up during the night?
  • Where can you get the Sleep Easily Method?

Duration: 10:45

Richard Shane, Ph.D., has been a psychotherapist for 35 years. He is the Behavioral Sleep Specialist for New West Physicians, Colorado, with 85 physicians serving over 170,000 patients. From 2010 through 2014, he was the Behavioral Sleep Specialist for Lutheran Medical Center Sleep Center in Denver.

In 1991 as a result of a life crisis, Dr. Shane developed severe insomnia. He spent years internally exploring and resolving his own insomnia. Through that process, Dr. Shane discovered five physical triggers for sleep. He further researched the neurophysiology of sleep and developed the Sleep Easily Method.

Website: www.sleepeasily.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/sleepeasily
Twitter: @sleepeasily
Instagram: @sleepeasily

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Transformative Technology and Meditation. Finding Your Unique Solution to Reduce Stress and Improve Relationships

April 23, 2016

Dr. Jeffery Martin, Co-Founder of the Transformative Technology Lab for Well-Being and Finders Course for meditation joins eHealth Radio and the Sleep Health, Stress Management & Technology Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Jeffery Martin discuss the following:

  • What is transformative technology for well being and how is it becoming more important for meditation,sleep and stress reduction?
  • As the driving force behind the first major data centric study on extraordinary states of well being, what are 5 key outcomes you found from participants?
  • How can people know if meditation is working for them?
  • How can meditation be used every day, even for the busiest of us, to improve a relationship with a spouse or significant other?
  • Do see meditation having bigger role in our work lives as well? Who is out in front on this? Do you worry it's becoming too trendy?

Duration: 20:43

Dr. Jeffery A. Martin is a  bestselling author and award-winning educator, Jeffery has authored, co-authored, or co-edited over 20 books and numerous other publications. His work has regularly been featured at leading academic conferences worldwide, as well as major public forums such as Deepak Chopra’s Sages and Scientists Symposium, Wisdom 2.0, the Science and Nonduality Conference, the Asia Consciousness Festival, and TEDx. He has been covered in media as diverse as the South China Morning Post and PBS’s Closer to Truth, and been an invited speaker at many top universities including: Harvard, Yale, Stanford, University of London, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and the National University of Singapore. He is founder of the Transformative Technology space, and a social scientist who researches personal transformation and the states of greatest human well-being. He spent the last 10 years conducting the largest international study on persistent non-symbolic experience (PNSE), which includes the types of consciousness commonly known as: enlightenment, nonduality, the peace the passeth understanding, transcendental consciousness, unitive experience, and hundreds of others. More recently, he has used this research to make systems available to help people obtain profound psychological benefits in a rapid, secular, reliable, and safe way.

Websites: www.transtechlab.org | www.finderscourse.com

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

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The Future of Wearable Technology for Health Care with Michael Asaly, Founder Practical Sleep Solutions

March 4, 2016

Michael Asaly, Sleep Expert and Founder of Practical Sleep Solutions that ships FDA approved sleep study kits across the country for use in the comfort of your own home - along with board certified analysis and treatment for a fraction of the time and cost of a traditional sleep clinic joins eHealth Radio and the Sleep Health Channel.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Michael Asaly discuss the following:

  • So I’ve heard of a lot of growth in the wearable technology and health data tracking. Smart watches and wrist trackers show some sleep tracking. How is Practical Sleep different and how is your data analyzed?
  • Who is affected by sleep apnea? What are the common symptoms of someone who is affected by sleep apnea?
  • What are the health risks associated with Sleep Apnea? Are there any correlated health conditions? For example - a recent study showed there was correlation between sleep apnea and heart attacks? 
  • Sleep deprivation is a huge problem in the U.S., according to the CDC, insufficient sleep has become a national health problem.  What are some home remedies for a better night’s rest?
  • Where can listeners take your free sleep quiz find out more about Practical Sleep?

Duration: 6:56

Practical Sleep offers a new solution to the traditional doctor’s sleep study. The California based company provides patients with a self-testing solution that is easy and comfortable and done in the comfort of home. Practical Sleep offers customers the APAP machine without the need for insurance that bypasses the pre-existing risk on insurance records that often leads to premium  increases. People save a tremendous amount of money and get the same equipment and treatment options as doctors and sleep clinics provide. Practical Sleep offers an easy and cost effective alternative to handling sleep apnea and empowers patients to take their sleep issues into their own hands. Practical Sleep offers sleep apnea solutions for a perfect night’s sleep.

Website: www.practicalsleep.com
Facebook: https//:facebook.com/Practical-Sleep-Solutions
Twitter: @PracticalSleep