The Major Benefits of a Mini Facelift

March 17, 2018




Dr. Robert Singer, a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon based in La Jolla, California joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to talk to us about Mini Facelifts.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Robert Singer discuss the following:

  1. What is the difference between a mini facelift and a full facelift?
  2. How is a mini facelift performed? Are there different techniques?
  3. Who is a good candidate for a mini facelift?
  4. How does someone know that they are ready for a mini facelift versus just receiving routine Botox injections or dermal fillers?
  5. What is the recovery process like? Are the results permanent?


Few surgeons are as respected by their peers and as esteemed by their patients as Dr. Robert Singer. With an eye for balance and beauty and the skills of an artist, he has helped thousands of people in Southern California and around the world attain the rejuvenated appearance they have always wanted. He is specialized in all aspects of cosmetic surgery, such as rhinoplasty, facelift, and breast augmentation. Dr. Singer has been engaged in private practice in the La Jolla area of San Diego since 1976 and is now an internationally recognized plastic surgeon.

While Dr. Singer’s practice may be based in the La Jolla area of San Diego, his reputation as an expert plastic surgeon extends to the entire world. Dr. Singer appears regularly on radio and television programs such as Larry King Live, in national and local newspapers, and in national and international fashion, news, and health magazines. Dr. Singer has also been a resource for plastic surgery information to the Medical Board of California and the Congress of the United States.

Dr. Singer is a sought-after speaker who lectures to prominent surgical organizations and non-medical audiences in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Central America, including the prestigious Young Presidents’ Organization, CEO, and World Presidents Organization. Throughout his career, Dr. Singer has also authored many scientific publications on various aspects of reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery.





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The Natural Metabolite That Can Help with Weight and Appetite Management

March 15, 2018




Dr. Jay N. Yepuri, Chief Medical Officer at NutriForward, the creators of RiduZone, the natural metabolite that can help with weight and appetite management joins eHealth Radio's Health News & Weight Management Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Jay N. Yepuri discuss the following:

  1. What is OEA?
  2. What is RiduZone?
  3. Tell me about why OEA was chosen as the key ingredient in RiduZone?
  4. How does RiduZone work?


Dr. Jay Yepuri is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is a Gastroenterologist in active clinical practice with Digestive Health Associates of Texas (DHAT), one of the largest Gastroenterology group practices in the United States. Dr. Yepuri practices general Gastroenterology and advanced therapeutic endoscopy. Dr. Yepuri is a member of DHAT’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He serves as Medical Director of the GI Lab at Texas Health Harris Methodist HEB Hospital in Bedford, Texas. He is President of the Texas Society for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy (TSGE) and President of the Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center Society (TASCS). He serves on the American College of Gastroenterology’s Practice Management Committee. Dr. Yepuri also serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Surveyor for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.





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VCA, offering multidisciplinary approach and advanced technology to treat animals with cancer

March 14, 2018




Dr. Zachary Wright, DVM, the Director of Oncology at VCA Animal Diagnostic Clinic in Dallas, Texas joins eHealth Radio and the Animal Health Channel to discuss how VCA is offering multidisciplinary approach and advanced technology to treat animals with cancer.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Zachary Wright discuss the following:

  1. As director of oncology for VCA Animal Diagnostic Clinic in Dallas, Texas, can you tell us about the Animal Diagnostic Clinic and why this oncology practice is of growing importance today for pets and their families?
  2. As a veterinary medical oncologist, can you share some background on why you chose veterinary oncology and what the educational requirements are for this specialty? 
  3. How does VCA Animal Diagnostic Clinic approach diagnosing and treatment for pet cancer? What sets it apart from other veterinary hospitals and can you explain a little about the Triad of Care?
  4. What are some of the latest technologies and tools available at your clinic for the treatment of pets with cancer?
  5. In human medicine, we hear a lot about clinical trials and how they can evaluate cutting edge cancer testing and treatments. How does VCA’s participation in clinical trials benefit pets and cancer outcomes?
  6. When a pet parent is facing a diagnosis of cancer for their family pet, what advice can you offer to them to help them through the process?


Dr. Zachary Wright was raised in the DFW Area (Rockwall). He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Notre Dame and his veterinary medical degree from Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. He then completed a one year rotating small animal internship in medicine and surgery at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Wright followed his passion in pursuing a residency in small animal oncology at Texas A&M University and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Oncology in 2008.

Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Wright joined the staff at VCA Veterinary Care in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to open a new oncology practice. While on staff he served as director of the internship program. In 2012 Dr. Wright and his family were thrilled with the opportunity to move back to North Texas and join VCA Animal Diagnostic Clinic where he now serves as Director of Oncology.

Dr. Wright has published numerous scientific articles and book chapters in small animal oncology. He also lectures to veterinarians across the United States. He believes in giving back to his profession and has served in multiple roles within his regulatory college, the American College of Veterinary Medicine, including positions on the Board of Regents.

As a clinical oncologist, Dr. Wright believes in fully educating his clients on the nature of their pet’s cancer. A cancer diagnosis is rarely a black and white topic and he believes in making sure there are multiple diagnostic and treatment options for all his patients regardless of the situation. Additionally, he is passionate about the role of the veterinary oncologist in palliative care of pets with cancer. At VCA Animal Diagnostic Clinic, Dr. Wright has proactively brought a collection of clinical trials to our hospital that evaluate cutting edge cancer testing and treatments. He believes in the Triad of Care and working as a team with your primary care veterinarian to ensure all his patients receive optimal care.

Dr. Wright and his wife (also a veterinarian in Dallas) have two young boys and their rescue dog Allie. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his children, the Dallas restaurant scene, golfing and fly fishing.

About VCA Animal Diagnostic Clinic

VCA Animal Diagnostic Clinic provides veterinarians, along with their clients and pets, with the highest quality diagnostic and therapeutic care as it relates to internal medicine, oncology and cardiology. 

Located in Dallas, Texas, specialists and technicians are trained to the highest standards. Their thorough knowledge of the latest procedures and medicines ensures that patients receive the best care available. One such advancement is the state-of-the-art TruebeamTM radiation technology that can deliver better, safer and faster radiation treatment with unmatched precision to tumors.

At the heart of VCA’s advanced care services are board-certified veterinarian specialists, who have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 4,000 VCA veterinarians.





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Rhondas Kiss​: An organization he founded to help cancer patients in need

March 12, 2018




Actor Kyle Stefanski the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Rhonda's Kiss organization dedicated to making a difference for those dealing with cancer joins eHealth Radio and the Cancer Information and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Kyle Stefanski discuss the following:

  1. Tell us about your charity, Rhonda's Kiss.
  2. Why did you start Rhonda's Kiss?
  3. What should people know about your work?
  4. How can people get involved and help?
  5. What is the goal of your charity, looking at the big picture?
  6. Tell us about you and your background outside of Rhonda's Kiss and how you became an actor?


Executive Director of Rhonda’s Kiss, Kyle Stefanski grew up with his four brothers and sisters in Cleveland, Ohio with their mother and father, Rhonda and Marc Stefanski. The Stefanski family suffered enormous difficulty when Rhonda was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In only two short months Rhonda lost her battle and painfully left her loving family behind in November 2014.

Crushed by the loss of his mother, Kyle and his father created Rhonda’s Kiss. In her honor, Rhonda's Kiss provides financial assistance for the non-medical costs associated with cancer treatment. Through events in Cleveland, Los Angeles, and Palm Beach, Florida, Rhonda's Kiss provides money for patient social services at nationally recognized hospitals.

Kyle is determined to help patients and their families with non-medical expenses and supports cutting-edge research to fight cancer from multiple fronts.





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The Importance of Exercise in Lung Cancer Treatment

March 11, 2018




Carol Michaels, an award winning exercise specialist and the owner of Carol Michaels Fitness again joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Cancer Information Channel. She is the creator of the Recovery Fitness exercise program, the author of Exercises for cancer survivors, and offers continuing education through the National Federation of Professional Trainers.


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

  1. Is exercise safe and beneficial for those with lung cancer?
  2. What are some of the side effects of surgery and treatment that can be helped with exercise?
  3. How should someone with lung cancer begin to exercise?
  4. Is a stretching and posture exercise program helpful?
  5. What other types of exercise are recommended?


Carol Michaels MBA, ACE, ACSM is the founder of the Recovery Fitness® exercise program, developed to improve the recovery from cancer surgery and treatments and osteoporosis. Carol is an award winning exercise specialist and consultant, and is on the board of numerous organizations. She received her degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Carol is a speaker for corporate wellness programs, fitness organizations, community events, and health related organizations on fitness and health issues.  She has appeared on radio and television programs, is the author of Exercises for Cancer Survivors, and is published in numerous magazines, newsletters, blogs and medical journals. Carol developed and produced DVDs and created the Cancer Specialist Recovery course in partnership with the National Federation of Professional Trainers. The book and DVDs can be found on her website

The American Council on Exercise and Life Fitness recognized her as a Trainer to Watch in 2011. Personal Fitness Professional honored her as the 2012 PFP Trainer of the Year, and Carol was the IDEA Fitness 2016 Personal Trainer of the Year. 






Consented Informatics: Matching samples, patients, and data to accelerate research

March 10, 2018




Andrei Soran, CEO at Novaseek Research that is transforming how researchers access clinical data and human biospecimens joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Andrei Soran discuss the following:

  1. What does Novaseek do?
  2. Who are Novaseek’s end customers, and how do they benefit from using Novaseek’s CDNR platform?
  3. What motivates hospitals or labs to partner with Novaseek?
  4. It’s great that hospitals and clinical labs benefit financially and are able to participate in clinical research, but doesn’t this create a lot of extra work for the personnel?
  5. From the clinical researcher side, how does it work?

SUMMARY: Aim is to help streamline the process of getting medicines from the lab to the drugstore quicker, less expensively – patients receive the ultimate benefit when that happens.


Andrei Soran, Chief Executive Officer, founded Novaseek Research Inc in 2014. Having served at the helm of several large hospitals, he recognized the opportunity for hospitals to play a bigger role in the clinical research process while generating additional revenue and the power of technology to connect researchers with biospecimens. He formed Novaseek Research, a health IT company that enables clinical researchers to prospectively assemble patient cohorts from whom the biospecimens are collected.

Andrei has more than 30 years of experience that includes leadership of financial turnarounds and strategic growth of complex medical centers around the country and has negotiated several large mergers and sales. He has a steadfast commitment to building excellence in clinical programs, enhancing quality and patient service.

Career highlights include serving as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Verity Health System; serving as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Detroit Medical Center, a Tenet Healthcare facility; serving as President of Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, DMC Surgery Hospital; as Chief Executive Officer of MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, MA, part of Vanguard Healthcare Inc. and others.

Andrei’s career in healthcare began in the field of physical therapy, caring for countless patients over many years.  Today his dedication to healthcare is fueled by his interest in improving the health of entire communities, including the underserved.

Andrei has served on the boards of the New England Quality Care Alliance, the Boston University/Metropolitan College, the Mass Bay Community College and the de Cordova Sculpture Park and Museum.




New Baby, New Body? All You Need to Know About Mommy Makeovers

March 9, 2018




Dr. Evan Beale, a plastic Surgeon in Dallas, Texas joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss the Mommy Makeover procedure.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Evan Beale discuss the following:

  1. What is a Mommy Makeover?
  2. What are the most common procedures that make up a mommy makeover?
  3. Can all the procedures be performed concurrently?
  4. Should woman wait until they are done having children to have a mommy makeover? Are there any criteria that makes someone a good candidate for a mommy makeover?
  5. What is the recovery process like? Any potential complications?


Dr. Beale is a native Texan, growing up in Dallas. He attended college at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia where he majored in Biology and graduated cum laude. Dr. Beale received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. There, he was a member of the Surgery Honors Program, Admissions Committee, and was elected by his peers to the Arthur P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Society. Dr. Beale received years of world class training in General Surgery as well as in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where he was named Administrative Chief Resident and was a recipient of the Resident Excellence in Teaching Award for two consecutive years. Following his residency, Dr. Beale completed a fellowship in Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Medical City Dallas Children’s Hospital and continued training under internationally renowned surgeons. He also participates in medical missions with LEAP Foundation, which provides free medical treatment for children internationally. Dr. Beale is well known in the Dallas area for performing mommy makeovers, rhinoplasty, and breast augmentation.

Dr. Beale’s surgical goal is to provide beautiful results that are not contrived or unnatural in appearance. He does not subscribe to a one size fits all mentality but works with your unique anatomy so that you retain your individuality and look! In addition to providing beautiful results, Dr. Beale will help you feel as comfortable as possible both in his care and as you interact with his excellent staff. After a thorough evaluation, Dr. Beale works in collaboration with you to create a plan that achieves optimal results in an uncompromisingly safe environment. He sets forth realistic expectations for outcomes and will not perform any procedure unless it is in your best interest. Dr. Beale is a thoughtful listener, paying special attention to detail and helping even the most modest patient feel at ease. Dr. Beale’s patients trust him as their surgeon because he is approachable and caring, and continuously delivers exceptional outcomes with the utmost regard to patient safety and comfort.




Garden Lites, convenient, clean ingredients and gluten free foods that are always made with vegetables as first ingredients

March 8, 2018




Andy Reichgut, the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Garden Lites joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Nutrition Channels to share some news about the company, which is a model for convenient, clean ingredients and gluten free foods that are always made with vegetables as first ingredients.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Andy Reichgut discuss the following:

  1. We heard you are undergoing a major expansion. Can you share the news?
  2. Tell us about the products and what sets them apart.
  3. You’ve been a pioneer in this nutritious, delicious food space, which consumers love. What is new?
  4. People love the convenience of ordering online. Can we order Garden Lites products online?


Garden Lites' mission is to get America Hooked on Veggies. Why? Because only 1 in 10 Americans eat the daily recommended amount of veggies. Fad diets come and go, and health advice changes over time, but there is one health message that has never changed: Eat your vegetables.

Vegetables are the first and primary ingredient in every Garden Lites product.  Whether the vegetables that make up the product are hidden, like zucchini and carrots in our Chocolate muffins, or the highlight of the product like kale and cauliflower in our Superfood Veggie Cakes, Garden Lites makes eating your veggies delicious.

We are committed to helping you and your family find new and delicious ways to eat more veggies.





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All Dreams On Deck: Making your resolutions count – and work!

March 5, 2018




Jeremy Cage the President of the Cage Group, a firm that helps businesses and organizations unleash their full potential with breakthrough strategy, marketing and innovation solutions and the author of “All Dreams on Deck, Charting the course for your life and work again joins eHealth Radio and the Personal Development Channel to discuss making your resolutions count and work!


Listen to host Eric Michaels & guest Jeremy Cage discuss the following:

  1. We are most pleased to have you back to let us know more about your amazing book and happy to do a deep dive into your great advice. Tell us about your thoughts on how to turn our 2018 resolutions into action?
  2. Can we do this at work as well as in our personal life = and how can we do so?
  3. Tell us about how everyone can achieve their highest potential in all walks of life.
  4. You own a well known business consultancy – can you tell our listeners how you take this advice and use it in your own business?
  5. Can you offer a helpful tip to everyone listening about how to stick to even one resolution?


Jeremy Cage is an optimistic and energetic leader with a 30 year track record of delivering profitable business growth - combining his skills in Marketing, Innovation, Strategy, and General Management with the kind of courage and spirit of adventure that took him and his family on a sailing voyage around the world in 2007 and 2008.  

He spent the first 16 years of his career at Procter&Gamble.  He spent 10 years at PepsiCo – as Chief Marketing Officer of the International Foods business and Senior Vice President of the Global Snacks business.  He was subsequently appointed CEO of a leading Lighting Technology company called the Lighting Science Group.  

Jeremy is now President of the Cage Group – a Strategy, Marketing and Innovation firm designed to help businesses and organizations unleash their full potential.  He is a founding partner in three business startups – A snacks business – called Farmer’s Pantry; a better for you ingredients business called Galapagos; and a Brand Potential Assessment service for Private Equity and Venture Capital called The Brand Charge.  

He has a book coming out at the end of this year entitled “All Dreams on Deck – Charting the course for your life and Work”.    

Finally - Jeremy brings a unique global perspective to his work, as he is tri-lingual, and has lived and worked in Germany, France, Belgium, Sweden, the UK, Venezuela, Brazil, Mexico and the US.  



Mark Mofid, MD FACS of San Diego and La Jolla on Enhancing the Body Using Plastic Surgery

March 3, 2018




Dr. Mark Mofid, a Plastic Surgeon and Founder of Mark Mofid M.D., FACS Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery located in La Jolla, California just north of San Diego joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel. He is here to share with us information on what is going on these days in the field of plastic surgery.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Mark Mofid discuss the following:

  1. I’ve been told that you have conducted extensive research about the shape of the female body. Can you tell us more about your research and findings?
  2. What types of enhancement procedures can women have if they want to achieve this hourglass figure?
  3. What is the most popular procedure that your patients come in for and what is one that is starting to become popular?
  4. There has been some concern over the safety and effectiveness of certain procedures. What are some things that people should look for when choosing a doctor?
  5. Can you tell us about some of the latest technology advances and innovations that you’ve seen in recent years that changed the shape of the industry?


Dr. Mark Mofid is a board-certified plastic surgeon practicing in the San Diego and La Jolla area of sunny California. He is highly regarded for both his surgical skills and compassion for his patients. He recognizes the individuality each of his patients and has helped them achieve beautiful, natural-looking results with procedures such as rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, liposuction, and gluteal implants. Dr. Mofid also performs reconstructive surgery for patients who have had skin cancers removed, facial injuries due to trauma, or a mastectomy.

He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University. After finishing his undergraduate work at Harvard, he completed his medical degree and training at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In addition to his training in both general and plastic surgery, Dr. Mofid also completed an advanced craniofacial research fellowship at Johns Hopkins. He serves as a diplomate for the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He is also a staff surgeon at several hospitals in the San Diego and La Jolla area, where he practices, and a clinical faculty member at the University of California, San Diego’s Division of Plastic Surgery.




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