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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

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Worsening the Opioid Crisis

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Worsening the Opioid Crisis

December 4, 2020

 

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Dr. Joseph DeSanto, an Addiction Specialist with BioCorRx Inc., an addiction treatment solutions company targeting substance use and other related disorders joins eHealth Radio and the Addiction Prevention and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Joseph DeSanto discuss the following:

  1. How has COVID-19 exasperated the US opioid crisis?
  2. What added factors may cause addicts to relapse during the pandemic?
  3. How has telehealth helped serve the addiction recovery community? Can you tell me how BioCorRx uses telehealth?
  4. What makes the Beat Addiction Recovery Program unique?
  5. With the winter holidays approaching, why are addicts more likely to relapse?
  6. How can family members help loved ones get help and navigate their addiction during these unprecedented times?

Dr. Joseph DeSanto is a Board Certified Addictionologist for DeSanto Clinics and addiction specialist with addiction treatment solutions company, BioCorRx. He has more than 12 years of experience practicing medicine, is a graduate of Lafayette College and attended the State University of New York at Downstate in Brooklyn for his medical school training. He completed his internship and residency training at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. In addition to his role with BioCorRx, he serves as a medical consultant for a number of treatment centers in Orange County, CA.

 

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Website: BeatAddiction.com

Social Media Links:
Twitter: twitter.com/biocorrxinc 
Facebook: facebook.com/BioCorRx

How Telehealth is Transforming the Way We Receive Care

How Telehealth is Transforming the Way We Receive Care

September 1, 2020

 

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Art Cooksey, Founder and CEO of Let’s Talk Interactive, a provider of customizable telehealth solutions including a sophisticated HIPAA-compliant video conferencing platform, kiosks, medical carts, virtual clinics and more joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care & Tele-Health Channels. Their mission is to enable providers to offer care at any time from any location in the world.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Art Cooksey discuss the following:

  1. Tele-health has really taken off since the pandemic hit (demand in the U.S. expected to increase by 64% in the U.S. alone). When did you get involved in Tele-health technology and in your opinion, how is it evolving since COVID-19? What key areas should people look for in a tele-health platform?
  2. How does Let’s Talk Interactive fit into those areas?
  3. Walk us through what a tele-medicine visit is like.
  4. Tell us about the areas where tele-health can be impactful to people - beyond primary care practitioners and hospitals.
  5. What does the future hold for tele-health and tele-medicine? Where will we be using it that we are not today?

 

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Arthur Cooksey serves as the Chairman and CEO of Let’s Talk Interactive, Inc. (LTI), leading the corporate strategy and development to drive the adoption of LTI’s suite of products and services. He founded the technology platform in 2001 as a way to provide consumers with access to qualified and licensed behavioral health professionals, which he later evolved to customized services and telehealth technology that LTI is known for today.

The platform is having a major impact in the Florida Panhandle region. Championed by Florida’s First Lady Casey DeSantis and her Hope for Healing Initiative, the program placed telehealth kiosks from Let’s Talk Interactive in 63 public schools throughout the region. As a result, more than 60,000 students have access to mental health support.

In addition to collaborating with schools, Arthur continues to lead the growth of LTI into correctional institution programs, working alongside sheriff teams in Franklin County, FL to reduce recidivism through behavioral health support for inmates. He also emphasizes telehealth innovation among political leaders by attending judiciary hearings and White House event including the Summit on Transforming Mental Health Treatment to Combat Homelessness, Violence, and Substance Abuse.

Prior to Let’s Talk Interactive, Arthur held corporate and strategic roles for more than a decade, including leading corporate development with Bank of America Merchant Services. He was selected as a member of Bank of America’s Market President team where he reviewed social, economic and education issues, and sat on a political action committee that supported nonprofits throughout the Charlotte region.

A Charlotte native, Arthur continues to reside in his hometown.

 

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Website: www.letstalkinteractive.com

Facebook: facebook.com/LetsTalkInteractive

First-of-its Kind Technology Created to Help Improve the Outcomes of Chronically Ill Patients

First-of-its Kind Technology Created to Help Improve the Outcomes of Chronically Ill Patients

August 28, 2020

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Dr. Bob Monteverdi, Global Healthcare Solutions Leader for Lenovo Health at Lenovo who is an executive and physician with over three decades of experience across business and healthcare joins eHealth Radio and the Technology and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Bob Monteverdi discuss the following:

  1. When we think about bigger picture in healthcare right now, what products does Lenovo have and what do they mean for healthcare providers and patients?
  2. Is Virtual Rounding a solution that will still be relevant after the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided?
  3. So, why Lenovo in the healthcare space?
  4. Recently, Dr. Fauci warned that we might be seeing 100K new cases of COVID-19 each day.
  5. How does tele-health and virtual care help minimize these numbers? What results are you seeing from this type of care?

 

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“Dr. Bob” is an executive and physician with three plus decades leading cross-functional business lines, healthcare product management organizations and strategic marketing efforts. His leadership roles have ranged across firms from early stage startups on through major corporate entities that include Thomson Reuters, McKesson, Optum, IBM, and SAS.

During his career he has led numerous efforts in the acute and ambulatory provider markets in addition to driving organizations in the payer, life sciences and pharmacy segments. He is known for his passionate, collaborative and motivational results-driven leadership style, is a graduate of Hofstra University and was in private medical practice in New York State for a decade before embarking on his healthcare information technology career.

At Lenovo, Dr. Bob leads the effort to transform Lenovo Health from a hardware focused entity into providing a broader portfolio of healthcare technology solutions encompassing software and services.

 

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Websites: https://www.lenovo.com/us

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lenovoUS 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lenovous 
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LenovoVision 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/lenovous

Cutting Back on Alcohol with a Science-based Program

Cutting Back on Alcohol with a Science-based Program

August 1, 2020

 

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Katie Lain, the Director of Community Engagement at Ria Health that provides at-home, evidence-based alcohol treatment through telemedicine joins eHealth Radio and the Addiction Prevention and Telemedicine Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Katie Lain discuss the following:

  1. Can you tell us more about Ria Health and how it helps people who want to drink less alcohol, or even stop for good?
  2. So if a person is finding it hard to control how much they drink, but they also don’t want to go 100% abstinent, what other options do they have?
  3. But if someone does want to go abstinent, these methods can help as well?
  4. How did you get involved with Ria?
  5. In your experience, how would someone know if they are drinking too much and need to seek support to cut back or stop?

TIP: If you’re someone who is experiencing regular hangovers, or find you NEED alcohol to unwind every night or weekend, consider looking into evidence-based treatments and medication therapy. Abstinence is not required, it can be done discreetly and evidence shows that it is effective for many people – resulting in more control over their alcohol consumption, or giving it up more easily without battling alcohol cravings.

 

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Katie Lain is the Director of Community Engagement with Ria Health. Ria’s science-backed platform is for anybody who wants to drink less alcohol and live a better life. Their evidence-based program is delivered through telehealth which means it’s accessible from anywhere using a HIPAA-compliant app.

 

Ria’s program provides both harm-reduction and abstinence based methods that include physician guided care plans, one-on-one coaching, medication therapy, peer group support and digital tools to track progress. Since Ria began in 2016, they have served over 1500 people and counting who want to improve their relationship with alcohol.

 

Ria Health is also covered by many major health insurers across the US, and on average, Ria Members see a 75% reduction in their Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) levels after 12 months in the program.

 

Katie Lain joined Ria Health after she overcame alcohol addiction through this evidence-based treatment method. She now works both professionally and personally to raise awareness about these options for treating alcohol dependence.

 

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Website: https://riahealth.com

 

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/RiaHealth 
Instagram: instagram.com/riahealth 
Twitter: twitter.com/RiaHealthSF 
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/riahealth 
YouTube: youtube.com/c/riahealth

One of the few clinics in Chicago conducting COVID-19 screenings and the COVID antibody testing

One of the few clinics in Chicago conducting COVID-19 screenings and the COVID antibody testing

June 30, 2020

 

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Dr. Rinku Shah of the Clear Wellness Group, one of the few clinics in Chicago conducting COVID-19 screenings and the COVID antibody testing joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Mental Health Channels to talk about Mental Health Treatment and working during the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Rinku Shah discuss the following:

  1. You recently opened Clear Wellness Group with your husband. Tell me about your experience opening your clinic weeks before a global pandemic.
  2. You offer many treatments, one being Ketamine treatment. Can you tell more about this method and how it works.
  3. You were conducting COVID-19 screenings and now you are offering the COVID antibody testing. How does it feel to be one of the few clinics in Chicago offering this test and playing a large role in your city’s wellness?
  4. Are you still seeing your routine mental health patients via tele-health screenings?
  5. You are taking in new ADHD patients right now when many doctors and clinics are not seeing new patients, what made you open your doors to those in need?

 

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Dr. Rinku Shah and Dr. Manan Trivedi formed Clear Wellness Group with the intention of providing the community with great medicine. Medicine that focuses on disease prevention, as well as providing patients with a multidisciplinary support system.

Dr. Shah specializes in ADHD management, generalized anxiety disorder and chronic depression. She truly enjoys engaging with her patients and forming lasting relationships, a rarity in today’s impersonal medical world.

Dr. Trivedi also shares these values and utilizes his double board certifications to provide novel therapies including IV Ketamine, bringing relief to those suffering with mental health issues as well as those with chronic pain.

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Website: https://clearwellnessgroup.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/clearwellnessgroup
Instagram: instagram.com/clearwellnessgroup

The Next Generation of Support For New Parents

The Next Generation of Support For New Parents

August 27, 2018

 

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George Brandes, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer for Pacify, a telehealth app that provides 24/7 support to new parents joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Technology Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest George Brandes discuss the following:

  1. Tell me about Pacify, where did the idea come from and how does it work? How is the platform transforming healthcare?
  2. I know that Pacify partners with public health programs such as Medicaid and WIC—the women, infant, children’s program—tell me more about these partnerships, how are they leveraging Pacify?
  3. Give me some examples of the types of questions/concerns you help new parents with through the Pacify platform?
  4. What’s next for Pacify?

 

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George Brandes is Co-Founder and COO of Pacify. George was previously VP of Healthcare Programs at Jackson Hewitt, where he designed and deployed software to help uninsured customers apply for health coverage at tax time.

 

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Website: www.pacify.com

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

Hello Alvin, providing families direct access to quality healthcare via mobile devices, 24/7

Hello Alvin, providing families direct access to quality healthcare via mobile devices, 24/7

January 6, 2018

 

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Arif Razvi, Co-founder and President, Hello Alvin, a healthcare network providing consumers and their families direct access to quality care via mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets and computers joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare, Technology and Tele-medicine Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Arif Razvi discuss the following:

  1. What is Hello Alvin and how does it work?
  2. Could you explain to the listeners what telehealth is and how it is making a dent in modern healthcare?
  3. How can Hello Alvin be beneficial with the impending repeal of the ACA?

  4. What are the costs associated with the service?

  5. What are the advantages of having a mobile consult rather than going into the doctors office?

 

Co-founder, President and COO of Hello Alvin, Arif Razvi is a successful technology entrepreneur with a 20+ year career in sales, marketing and business operations and has been an integral figure in shaping six early-stage technology companies, which have resulted in two successful IPOs and multiple successful exits through acquisitions. In addition to building and scaling world-class organizations, he has established thousands of customer and partner relationships around the globe, which have resulted in over $2.5B of revenue generation during his career.

Most recently, Arif helped lead the growth of the world's largest oil and energy price discovery and reporting firm, Platts (a unit of S&P Global - SPGI) from $250M in annual revenue to over $600M in 5 years.  In addition to Platts, Arif has held executive positions at Aerohive Networks (HIVE), Citrix Systems (CTXS), Exodus Communications(now CenturyLink - CTL) and he co-founded his first Internet company at the age of 25. Arif is also a talented chef, musician and sailor.

 

About Hello Alvin
Hello Alvin is a mobile healthcare network providing consumers direct access to healthcare through its secure, HIPAA-compliant suite of mobile telehealth tools. Consumers can purchase directly online or prepay for the service through participating retailers nationwide.

 

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Website: www.helloalvin.com

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

Therapy to Negotiate the End of Your Relationship

Therapy to Negotiate the End of Your Relationship

October 18, 2017

 

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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Relationship & Psychology Channels to discuss therapy to negotiate the end of your relationship.

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

  • What are different types of motivation that people have?
  • Why are some more fulfilling than others?
  • What issues cannot understanding our own motivations cause?
  • What can help us understand our true motivations?
  • How can we work from a motivation based perspective?

 

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

Why the Failure of a Relationship Does NOT Make you  a Failure

Why the Failure of a Relationship Does NOT Make you  a Failure

September 13, 2017

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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Family & Relationship Channels to discuss why the failure of a relationship does not make you a failure.

 

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

  • Why do people feel like a personal failure after the end of a relationship?
  • Why should they NOT feel this way?
  • How can they look at this as a growth experience?
  • Talk about the importance of time alone.
  • How does this makes them a better partner in the future.

 

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

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