Nelumbo Yoga Therapy with Kelly McArdle

November 10, 2013
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Kelly McArdle, a registered Yoga Therapist, owner of Nelumbo Yoga Therapy, providing Therapeutic techniques to clients one on one, and in small therapeutic group settings joins eHealth Radio and the Yoga and Fitness Channels.


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

  • What is the difference between Yoga and Yoga Therapy?
  • Why Yoga Therapy in this day and age? And what are the techniques used?
  • What population do you work with using Yoga Therapy?
  • Is yoga for everyone?
  • What are the benefits of Yoga Therapy?


Duration: 8:00


Kelly McArdle is a yoga therapist & counsellor utilizing yogic techniques to promote healing. She has been studying yoga (hot, regular, restorative and everything in between!) for the last 11 years as well as eastern philosophy for 7 years. 


She is trained and certified in Anusara-style Yoga Therapy, focusing on anatomy and physiology, holistic therapy, Anusara structural manual adjustments, asana for chronic pain and diseases, Ayurvedic philosophy and doshic assessment, and chakra balancing. She has also received training from Dana Moore and Yoga for Trauma, Yoga Warriors training for Trauma-Survivors, children’s yoga teaching certification through PowerYoga Canada, and seniors yoga certification through Annette Wertman, Ageless Yoga and Esther Myers Yoga.



Kelly currently works as the Yoga Therapist on staff at The Bear Clinic, Integrated Healthcare in Oakville ON. She has worked professionally in many counselling environments including corporate, private sector career counselling, social service counselling for homeless and/or drug addicted young adults, facilitator teaching education-based programs for children 0-5 years old, and a recreational counsellor for seniors with various mental health diagnoses. She also has a preoccupation with, and counselling background in, cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based stress reduction. Kelly has been a member of The School of Philosophy, Toronto, for 7 years. She is also a member of a psychiatric clinic in Oakville as the Yoga Therapist on staff.


Through her years of experience she has grown more and more convinced of the mind-body interrelationship and the need for a counselling therapy that addresses people along the mind-body relationship in order to promote effective, long-term healing.


She is very much interested in the integration of brain sciences, mindfulness and contemplative practices in focusing on activating the brain in very positive ways.


Yoga therapy is a relatively new industry (although based on ancient wisdom it is redesigned for contemporary health issues). Kelly is very excited to be working on the cutting edge of this therapy assisting people to regain health, wellness and contentment.


Please feel free to contact Kelly any time.



Links: nelumboyoga.com


Caremerge, mobile and web solutions, revolutionizing communication and care coordination for senior care providers

November 10, 2013
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Asif Khan, the Founder and CEO at Caremerge, a company that's bringing the world's first complete set of simple yet revolutionary communication and care coordination solutions, organizing healthcare teams, providers and families, with shared information around seniors and senior care joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Technology Channels.


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

  • Can you tell us about what is Caremerge and what it is trying to accomplish in healthcare?
  • Why is Caremerge focused around senior care? 
  • Who pays for the solution and how can families get their loved ones' care communicated and coordinated through Caremerge? 
  • Why would senior care providers want to use Caremerge solutions?
  • How easy or difficult is the solution for the providers and families to use?


Duration: 11:10


Asif Khan, the Founder and CEO at Caremerge has over 20 years of experience in Technology. Most of his experience (over 12 years) has been with GE, in leadership roles with increasing responsibilities at various GE businesses. Asif served about 8 years in various Senior and Global Product Marketing roles at GE Healthcare IT.


During his tenure at GE, Asif worked as an entrepreneurial catalyst driving positive change across various businesses.
Before leaving GE Healthcare in late 2010, Asif was responsible for a portfolio of healthcare products generating $140 million annually with over 3000 customers (Hospitals and Health Systems) worldwide.


He founded Caremerge in late 2010, which focuses around solving communication and care coordination challenges facing senior care providers serving elderly population. Senior demographic (over age 65) has the most chronic illnesses, cost the most in healthcare and has the most number of providers involved in their care.


Caremerge brings the world's first complete set of simple yet revolutionary communication and care coordination solutions, organizing healthcare teams, providers and families, with shared information around seniors and senior care.


Asif holds a B.A. in Journalism & History and a B.Sc. in Computer Science. He earned his M.B.A. from Booth School of Business - University of Chicago, and is also a Six Sigma Black Belt.



Links: www.caremerge.com

Dr. Malcolm, a pediatrician specializing in taking care of premature and sick infants in the intensive care nursery

November 8, 2013
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Dr. Malcolm, a board certified pediatrician who specializes in taking care of premature and sick infants in the intensive care nursery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC joins eHealth Radio and the Children's Health Channel.


This episode is brought The Expert Institute where you can connect with a local expert within 24 hours by simply visiting TheExpertInstitute.com.


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

  • Can you tell us about your background, your education and how you decided to specialize in neonatology?
  • What are some examples of individualized treatments for premature infants?
  • Can you tell us about the 3 most common complications you see?
  • How has the neo-natology industry evolved since you first became a doctor?
  • Can you discuss any cutting edge techniques that are surfacing?
  • Can you provide advice for expecting mother's and how they can improve in some area of their health during their pregnancy?


Duration: 15:12


Dr. Bill Malcolm is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and the Director of Intermediate Level Nurseries, as well as Assistant Director of the Special Infant Care High-Risk Follow-up Clinic at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC.


As a faculty member in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine since 2001, Dr. Malcolm’s clinical and research focuses are on improving outcomes for convalescing high-risk infants. He has particular interests in gastro-esophageal reflux and feeding problems associated with preterm birth, but has developed a recent interest in neonatal abstinence syndrome. He has conducted NIH-funded research in these areas and has collaborated with several institutions in multi-center studies with regards to these research interests. He has authored several publications in peer reviewed medical journals, as well as writing book chapters.


Dr. Malcolm attended the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his pediatric residency and specialty training at Duke.



Links: pediatrics.duke.edu/divisions/neonatology


Diet-to-Go, a producer of fully-prepared diet meal plans proven to promote natural weight loss

November 7, 2013
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Rachel Lynch, the Vice President of Administrative Services at Diet-to-Go, a leading producer of fully-prepared diet meal plans scientifically proven to promote natural weight loss joins eHealth Radio and the Weight Management and Nutrition Channels.


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Diet-to-Go meals are delivered right to people’s doors and can be heated in just minutes for a convenient way to eat healthy and lose weight.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guests Rachel Lynch discuss the following:

  • Tell me a bit about Diet-to-Go. What does the company provide people and how does it help people?
  • So who does Diet-to-Go work best for?
  • Tell me a bit about the program. How does it work?
  • Does Diet-to-Go offer any way for customers to control their meal plans.
  • You’ve got this great way to help busy people lose weight by providing them with nutritious meals. Does Diet-to-Go offer any other support when it comes to weight loss or management?
  • So we’ve talked about how the program works, if Diet-to-Go had one philosophy around losing weight or living healthy, what would it be?


Duration: 9:50


Diet-to-Go is a meal delivery company focused on making healthy eating both easy and affordable. Its goal is to change perceptions of what it means to eat healthy and help customers achieve and maintain a healthy weight for life. Diet-to-Go seeks to help people establish a common-sense approach to healthy eating, an approach that can be sustained so that making smart food choices becomes a way of life.


Diet-to-Go delivers meals anywhere in the continental U.S. Customers can also pick up meals fresh in several cities, including Washington D.C., Greater Philadelphia, Baltimore, San Francisco and L.A.


Diet-to-Go offers three menus: low-fat traditional, low-fat vegetarian and low-carb.

Customers can choose their calorie counts (between 1,200 and 1,600) for both the traditional and vegetarian menus. The low-carb menu follows the Atkins-style diet, with only 30 net carbs per day.


Customers can also manage their account online through myDiettogo, which allows them to personalize menus, make meal substitutions, stop and restart service and change menus, all from the convenience of their own home. Diet-to-Go does not charge cancellation fees and does not have a contract. Customers can stop and start their meal plans at their leisure.


Diet-to-Go’s main goal is to help customers eat freshly-made, healthy meals and learn about proper portion-sizes and nutrition so that they can make changes that will last a lifetime.



Links: www.diettogo.com


Rhinoplasty Specialist, Dr. Naderi

November 4, 2013
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Rhinoplasty Specialist Dr. Naderi, a double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon with two practices in the Washington DC area joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel. Dr. Naderi is also a Clinical Trainer for Allergan and Medicis, teaching other doctors how to best inject Botox and Fillers.


This episode is brought The Expert Institute where you can connect with a local expert within 24 hours by simply visiting TheExpertInstitute.com.


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

  • Can you tell us about your background, your education and how you decided to become a facial plastic surgeon?
  • What kinds procedures do you commonly perform?
  • How has the plastic surgery industry evolved since you first became a doctor?
  • Can you discuss any cutting edge techniques that are surfacing?
  • Where do you see the facial plastic surgery industry heading?


Duration: 12:22


Dr. Naderi is an experienced, fellowship-trained, Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon with expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive Plastic Surgery of the face and neck with special and unique focus on the nose.


Dr. Naderi is exclusively a face specialist but more specifically he is a Rhinoplasty Specialist. Dr. Naderi is a clinical instructor for Allergan and Medicis teaching other Dermatologists and doctors how to properly inject Botox, Dysport and various Dermal Fillers.


Dr. Naderi is a past clinical professor of facial plastic surgery at Indiana University school of medicine.  He is an author, educator as well as a Board Examiner for the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, testing other Plastic Surgeons and enforcing the high standards and criteria for Board Certification.



LinksNaderiCenter.com


How important it is to eat breakfast with Deborah Enos, The One-Minute Wellness Coach

November 3, 2013
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Deborah Enos, The One-Minute Wellness Coach and certified nutritionist joins eHealth Radio and the Nutrition and General Health Channels sharing the importance of eating breakfast and much more.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guests Deborah Enos discuss the following:

  • I keep hearing about how important it is to eat breakfast. Can you explain why?
  • With the holidays coming up do you suggest staying on a diet during the season?
  • I have a lot of travel  coming up this holiday season how do I stay healthy on the road?  
  • Deborah, I read on your bio that you lost 40 pounds 15 years ago and have kept it off. Can you share some of your secrets?  
  • I've read the American Cancer Society recommends  eating 10 fruits and veggies per day. That almost seems impossible! Do you have any recommendations of how to fit them in?
  • What is really a healthy salad?


Duration: 16:42


Deborah Enos, Certified Nutritionist, also known as “The One-Minute Wellness Coach” is one of the most popular wellness coaches on the West Coast. Specializing in working with busy people, like you!


Getting and staying healthy could and should be easy. Deborah pares down her good-health messages into simple nuggets that can beneficially impact lives in 60 seconds or less. Her advice only adds a couple of minutes to your daily routine, while delivering a huge dose of energy and vitality to your life.


Deborah is the author of the popular book Weight a Minute! Transform Your Health in 60 Seconds a Day. Her unique and easy-to-read book supplies busy people with quick, accurate and accessible tips that offer lasting health benefits to our overly scheduled lives. Deborah’s work has also been featured in The Costco Connection, USA Today, PARADE Magazine, Women’s Sports and Fitness, Better Homes and Gardens, and Self Magazine.


Links: www.deborahenos.com


Dr. Allan Peterkin, helping guys get a less irritating shave

November 3, 2013
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Dr. Allan Peterkin, a renown pognologist (or facial hair scholar), Dove Men+Care men’s grooming expert, and author of three bestselling books on facial hair, including One Thousand Mustaches: A Cultural History of The Mo, joins eHealth Radio and the Skin Care Channel to help guys get a less irritating shave.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Allan Peterkin discuss the following:

  • Most men complain that shaving causes irritation, such as razor burn. Do you have any advice to help guys get a less irritating shave?
  • As seasons change and the weather gets colder, many men tend to get dry skin on their faces. How can they avoid this problem?
  • Do men who prefer a scruffier look or who sport facial hair need to care their faces in the same ways clean-shaven men do?
  • With Movember just around the corner, many men who don’t often wear mustaches will start to grow them out. What tips can you offer to help these guys maintain their new mustaches and what styles do you think will be the most popular?
  • Most guys are busy and don’t think too much about facial skincare or grooming. What’s the single most important step you would encourage guys-on-the-go not to leave out of their daily routine?


Duration: 10:15


Dr. Allan Peterkin, facial hair expert and pognologist – or beard scholar – is known for his three bestselling books on facial hair: One Thousand Beards: A Cultural History of Facial Hair, The Bearded Gentleman: The Style Guide To Shaving Face (co-written with Nick Burns), and One Thousand Mustaches: A Cultural History of The Mo. These books have become the authoritative references for both factual and fun information on the history of men's grooming, shaving, and facial hairstyles over time.


Dr. Peterkin has contributed to or been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated, The Wall Street Journal, Men's Health, GQ and Esquire as well as in documentaries from National Geographic and Morgan Spurlock (2012’s Mansome). He also recently appeared as a judge at the 2012 National Beard and Mustache Championships in Las Vegas.


In addition to his work as a facial hair and cultural history expert, Peterkin teaches at the medical school at the University of Toronto, where he heads the Health, Arts, and Humanities Program. He is also a founding editor of ARS MEDICA: A Journal of Medicine, The Arts, and Humanities, and is the author or editor of 14 books for both children and adults. For more information, visit www.adpeterkin.com.



Links: www.adpeterkin.com | dovemencare.com


Reiki Master Healer and Hypnotherapist, Tesa Baum

November 2, 2013
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Tesa Baum a Reiki Master/Healer and Hypnotherapist joins eHealth Radio and the Hypnosis Information & General Health Channels. Tesa is passionate about natural healing and helping people live their lives to the fullest. She practices in Ridgefield, Westport, and Cross River, NY. 


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guests Tesa Baum discuss the following:

  • What is reiki and what can reiki do for you?
  • How can reiki helps illness such as asthma, cancer, fertility issues, trauma, depression, and anxiety.
  • What is hypnosis and what can it do for you?
  • Can anyone be hypnotized even children?
  • How can hypnotherapy help with reaching goals and help with sports performance?


Duration: 9:14


Tesa Baum is a Reiki Master/Healer and Hypnotherapist. Tesa is passionate about natural healing and helping people live their lives to the fullest.


Her goal is to help people connect to their higher consciousness and experience inner peace, purpose, and find strength to reach their goals in their lives. She continues to study and incorporate new healing methods into her practice everyday.


Tesa graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA in 1993, majoring in History and minoring in Cultural Anthropology. Shortly after graduating college, her interests led her to discover reiki and other healing techniques. At that time, Tesa was working and living in New York City, and beginning a career in sales. She found that reiki and meditation were very healing and provided an essential balance to her hectic lifestyle. Now married and residing in CT with her husband and two young daughters, Tesa finds that reiki continues to benefit her life in numerous ways.


Tesa’s love for energy healing led her to become a reiki practitioner in 2005, and she is now a certified Usui and Karuna Master/Healer. She is a member of the International Association of Reiki Professional (IARP) and has studied energy work, healing and meditation.


Tesa has also found that hypnotherapy has been a very powerful healing tool.  Tesa became certified in hypnotherapy in July 2013 and is using this modality to help clients relax the mind through guided imagery. She has found that it helps create a positive mindset, helps with life-long phobias, addictions, sleep issues, and traumas and is wonderful for motivation and instilling self confidence. 


Tesa's reiki and hypnotherapy sessions are unique for each client. She draws from her widespread experience and education to help her clients overcome blocks, find balance, increase motivation and build self confidence. Her sessions are cathartic and help people create positive changes in their lives. People have reported feeling released from their burdens and more enlightened, and often leave sessions feeling more focused and with a feeling of greater inner peace.



Links: www.tesabaumreiki.com


The Med Life Diet with Barbara Karafokas

November 1, 2013
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Barbara Karafokas, the author of the book ‘The Med Life Diet’ joins eHealth Radio and the Health and Nutrition Channels. Barbara is a qualified nutritionist, and a Health, Nutrition and Wellness Consultant. She inspires others to lead a healthy, passionate life by creating healthier eating and lifestyle habits and attitudes for life.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guests Barbara Karafokas discuss the following:

  • What can we do to prepare ourselves to change, to help us develop healthier habits?
  • Could you tell us what The Med Life Diet is all about? 
  • Can you mention some of the benefits of following a Mediterranean diet and what some of the foods that it is made up of?
  • Can you give our listeners some advice on how to get started to create healthier habits in their lives?


Duration: 8:00


Barbara Karafokas lives on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus. She is a qualified Nutritionist and a Health and Wellness Expert. She initially earned an undergraduate degree in Business and Finance from Thames Valley University and an Executive Certificate in Management from Henley Management College. Working in the business and finance sector for ten years and after attending an Anthony Robbins Seminar in 1999, Barbara realized that she wanted to follow a career that would allow her to be more directly involved in helping others. This led to her obtaining a master's degree in Holistic Nutrition from the Clayton College of Natural Health. 


In 2004 she founded Conscious Living - providing services and products for a healthy lifestyle.


Barbara brings a blend of skills to her practice and teaching. For over twelve years she has been committed to creating awareness about the hidden dangers to health.  She promotes healthy eating, a healthy lifestyle combined with the Mediterranean diet and the raw food diet.


As a health and wellness consultant she offers corporate health and wellness programs, individual nutritional counseling and creates healthy delicious menus for spas and other establishments.


Barbara is also the author of ‘The Med Life Diet’ 12 Essential steps to creating healthy eating and healthy lifestyle habits & attitudes for life!



Linkswww.themedlifediet.com | www.barbarakarafokas.com

Obamacare: Dead on Arrival, A Prescription for Disasters

November 1, 2013
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Dr. Mark Davis, author of his latest book Obamacare: Dead on Arrival, A Prescription for Disasters joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare & News Channels. This book discusses the detriments of a government controlled medical system from the health care professional’s perspective.


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

  • What are the key elements of Obamacare?
  • Why will Obamacare ultimately fail? 
  • Why would you say that your book is a must read to understand Obamacare fully?
  • What effects will Obamacare have on individual patients in terms of access to services and treatments?
  • Who benefits and who loses under Obamacare?
  • Why are health professionals running away from this monstrous legislation?


Duration: 20:12


Mark Davis MD is a native of New York City who presently resides in Maryland. He has published hundreds of articles concerning healthcare delivery, the politics of healthcare, science, nutrition and current events. Dr. Davis is a lobbyist for health issues in Washington and represents those who lack a voice on this crucial subject. He has written the bestselling work The Millenium Diet, The Practical Guide for Rapid Weight Loss which has been the subject of numerous media events. His second book Demons of Democracy describes how lawyers and legislators are undermining America’s traditions and institutions. His latest book, Obamacare: Dead on Arrival details the intricacies of a health legislation that should have never become law.


Dr. Davis is President of Healthnets Review Services which advices media, government, businesses and industries on healthcare policy and how to plan for the impact of Obamacare when it is fully implemented by 2014.


Dr. Davis is available for consultation or to media sources on request.


Links: www.healthnetsreviewservices.com