Stress and Focus Management

January 31, 2016
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Dr. Oren Fuerst, Chairman and Founder of Eco Fusion, a company that develops digital therapies, the first one dealing with stress and focus joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Stress Management and Technology Channels.


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

  • Tell us about your product- What gave you the idea for the Serenita app?
  • Do you have clinical evidence of the efficacy of your solution?
  • What other apps/products does the company have in development? Are they more sophisticated?
  • What can you say about the competing apps in the market and why yours is different?


Duration: 6:52


Dr. Oren Fuerst is a serial entrepreneur, investor, advisor and inventor, focused on digital health initiatives. Chairman of Strategic Models/Fuerst Technologies, a New York-based ideas nurturing and advisory boutique, and the co-founder of multiple technology companies. The health companies he co-founded in recent years: Medivizor, a personalized health information company; Eco-Fusion, a digital drugs company dealing with more than 10 indications; LabStyle Innovations (OTCBB:DRIO), a diabetes management company (creator of the Dario device); and Circ MedTech, an HIV prevention medical devices company (creator of the PrePex device). He also co-founded Tevel, a global network of investors focused on Israeli-related technology companies. He was the initiator and co-Director of the Technology Valuation Executive Program at Columbia Business School, and served as a faculty member at Yale University School of Management and Yale International Center for Finance.  He had published multiple academic papers and popular press articles in newspapers such as the Financial Times and published multiple books with publishers including Prentice Hall.


Dr. Fuerst had advised multiple private and public corporates on a variety of issues including strategy, technology assessment, valuation and intellectual property. He had invented (holds multiple granted patents) and commercialized health technologies with companies including Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX). Dr. Fuerst is also involved in numerous not for profit organizations, including serving on the boards of the American Friends of Sheba Medical Center and Global Imagine. He is a mentor at the Microsoft Ventures and Israel Brain Technology Accelerators. Dr. Fuerst holds a Ph.D. from Columbia Business School. He holds a dual bachelor’s degree from Tel Aviv University (Dual Magna Cum Laude) in Accounting and Economics. He was a commander at an Elite technology Unit of the Israeli Defense Forces.



Website: www.eco-fusion.com

How The 2-Minute Club preserves your youth by preventing hair loss, organically

January 30, 2016
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Levy Lieberman, Co-Founder of the 2-Minute Club, an organic hair loss prevention system joins eHealth Radio and the Hair Health and Hair Loss Prevention Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Levy Lieberman discuss the following:

  • What inspired you to come up with this idea and why is it called 2-minute club?
  • How is this different from other shampoos?
  • Do buyers have the option to purchase only the shampoo & can men use this also?
  • Your target audience is people who experience hair-loss, right? 
  • What's the most important thing about going organic? 
  • Does the product really work, do you use it? 
  • Why did you decide to go with the subscription model? 
  • Do you face challenges with competitors claiming to be organic but not really being organic?


Duration: 10:45


Levy Lieberman is the Co-Founder of 2-Minute Club. His vision is to provide a natural and organic solution to hair-loss that's affordable and truly works. Previously, he founded Invision CA where he acted as the de-facto CTO for Swagbucks.com, and became Swagbucks.com’s VP of technology. Invision CA’s entire development team amalgamated into Swagbucks.com in a successful talent acquisition deal. During his tenure at Invision CA, Levy was key in founding a number of leading start-up ventures, including RallyBound.com.



Website: www.2minuteclub.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2minuteclub
Twitter: @2minuteclub

The importance of chiropractic care, nutrition & fitness for 2016 and The Body Renaissance Wellness+ fitness and nutrition program

January 29, 2016
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Dr. David Below the Founder of the successful national fitness and nutrition company, The Body Renaissance & Dr. Virginia Irby who has more than 30 years of experience in chiropractic, with advanced degrees in chiropractic orthopedics and nutrition joins eHealth Radio and the Chiropractic CareFitness & Nutrition Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. David Below & Dr. Virginia Irby discuss the following:

  • The #1 new year resolution is weight loss. What's your advice on starting a diet in 2016?
  • What should we eat? Is it best to eat smaller portions? 
  • How often should we exercise?
  • How can our listeners maximize their chiropractic care and take their health & wellness to the next level in 2016?
  • Can you tell our listener's about The Body Renaissance Wellness+ program, which you launched in October 2015. 
  • How easy is it to follow The Body Renaissance Wellness+ program and be able to keep our new year's resolution of staying healthy?
  • The Body Renaissance is definitely making its mark in the chiropractic care industry. How do our listeners find out more info on Wellness+ and how do they sign up?
  • What's your top tip for staying healthy in 2016?


Duration: 10:06


Dr. David Below, a fourth generation chiropractor, was raised in Cullman, Alabama. He received his chiropractic degree from the prestigious Palmer Chiropractic College and went on to complete his extensive postgraduate training in Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering, Spinal Biophysics. Leander/Scoliosis, Activator Methods Technique and Nutrition & Fitness.


Dr. Below has lectured extensively to international corporate and community groups, during his impressive 40-year career. He has organized seminars and workshops on the topic of chiropractic care, nutrition and wellness, since 1986. Dr. Below has been honored by Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic, Palmer Chiropractic College, and Life Chiropractic for service to the profession. He was awarded the Leadership Award from the Alabama Chiropractic Council and served as Chairman of the Alabama State Chiropractic Association, and President of the Alabama Chapter of the Palmer Chiropractic College Alumni Association. He also served as Chairman of the Olympic Medical Services Committee for the Argentinean Soccer team.


Dr. Below is the founder of The Body Renaissance which in October 2015, launched Wellness+, as a turnkey solution for chiropractors to offer their patients access to proven and effective wellness tools that they use at home to increase the efficacy of their chiropractic care and enhance the patient - doctor connection.


Dr. Below has lived with a philosophy of wellness his entire life, even to the point of never having had a vaccination or an antibiotic. Inspired by his grandfather and father, who opened his chiropractic office in 1953, Dr. Below is proud to continue the extraordinary legacy that has been passed down through his family. His daughter and son-in-law are now part of the family legacy and continue to provide outstanding chiropractic care to the community.



Website: www.thebodyrenaissance.com

Vampire Facial Treatments and Procedures - The Latest Trend in Medicine

January 28, 2016
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Dr. Robert Bowen who specializes in Cosmetic Medicine and Body Contouring at his practice Dr. Robert Bowen and whose office is located in Martinsburg, West Virginia joins eHealth Radio Network and the Beauty and Plastic Surgery Information Channels. Dr. Bowen will be discussing Vampire Facial Treatments and procedures.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Robert Bowen discuss the following:

  • What are Vampire procedures and which do you offer your patients?
  • What is Platelet Rich Therapy (PRP) and is this a new procedure?
  • What is involved in a Vampire Facelift and how does PRP play in the procedure?
  • What is involved in a Vampire Facial?
  • How does the patient and yourself choose which procedure is best for them?


Duration: 6:50


Dr. Robert Bowen graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia, and fellowships in Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine at West Virginia University.  He has been in private practice in Martinsburg since 1984.  Currently, he is a Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Co-Director of the Internal Medicine clerkship at WVU Medical School, Eastern Division; the Medical Director of the Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine at Berkeley Medical Center; and the Medical Director of his Cosmetic Medicine & Body Contouring private practice.


Dr. Bowen is one of the first physicians in the United States to be Fellowship-trained in Aesthetic Medicine.  This fellowship, the Aesthetic Anti-Aging Fellowship of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), provides comprehensive, expert, and hands-on training in aesthetic medicine techniques.  Dr. Bowen is trained in cosmetic BOTOX injection, dermal fillers and facial sculpting, laser and light treatments, vein therapy, chemical peels, medical-grade skin care and body contouring.


The A4M fellowship program is accredited by the University of South Florida College of Medicine and the Ageless Aesthetic Institute, visit www.worldhealth.net and www.agelessaestheticinstitute.com for more information.


Dr. Bowen is board certified in cosmetic laser surgery by the American Board of Laser Surgery.  He is also a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), an organization providing important world-wide leadership in laser research, education, technology and clinical knowledge.


Dr. Bowen has helped educate and train other physicians from all over the United States and several foreign countries in aesthetic procedures, including plastic surgeons and dermatologists.


Dr. Bowen is also a member of the American Cosmetic Cellular Medicine Association (ACCMA), a group of scientists, physicians, and nurse-practitioners that work together to discover and become experts at the best uses of cell biology to improve health and beauty through methods such as stem cells, peptides, glycosaminoglycans, retinoic acid, platelet rich fibrin matrix, and hormones.


Personally, Dr. Bowen has actively used positive aging principles in his career as a sprinter and track coach. He has competed around the world and has worked with world class athletes and the coaches at UCLA and Auburn Universities. He is a former national and world champion in distances from 100-400 meters and is the current world record holder in the 4×100 meter and 4×200 meter relay for men over 50.


Dr. Bowen’s Certifications and Boards:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cosmetic Laser Surgery by the American Board of Laser Surgery
  • Fellow, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (FASLMS)
  • Affiliate, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)
  • Certified Professional Member of the American Cosmetic Cellular Medicine Association
  • RVPI, Register Vascular Physician Interpreter
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties
  • Fellow, American Academy of Chest Physicians (FCCP)



Website: www.drrobertbowen.com


Other Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCenterforPositiveAging
Google+: https://plus.google.com/+Drrobertbowen/posts
Articles: http://drrobertbowen.com/articles
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/drrobertbowen

Helping Your College Student Through the Transition from Adolescents to Adulthood

January 27, 2016
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Dr. William Courter, the Founder of the Boomer Health Institute, the author of The Boomer Survivor Kit (An Indispensable Guide for Yourself * Your Relationships * Your Life) and the author of A Father’s Letters joins eHealth Radio and the Family and Relationships Channels. He has been the associate director of a large health-care agency and he is still a national consultant of difficult cases, helping shape the care for of thousands of patients per year.


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

  • What led you to write your new book, A Father’s Letters (with subtitle “To His College Daughters)?
  • The critics described your approach as “counter cultural form of parenting” … could you explain why they drew that conclusion?
  • What did you recommend to your daughters for that transition through college?
  • Do you have any other recommendations for parents of college students?
  • Did you think your approach worked with your children? And do you think the same approach would work for other students?
  • How does this topic relate to improving the parent's health? And how does this topic relate to improving the student's health?


Duration: 14:06


William Courter, MD, earned degrees from Williams College, New York Medical College, and the University of Southern California. A board certified physician in psychiatry and neurology, he has served as associate medical director of a large health-care agency, and he has served as a national consultant for difficult medical, psychiatric, and substance abuse cases across the United States, shaping the care of thousands of patients per year.

Dr. Courter is also the founder of the Boomer Health Institute and the author of the the author of The Boomer Survivor Kit (An Indispensable Guide for Yourself * Your Relationships * Your Life). In addition, he is the author of his new book, A Father’s Letters, which focuses on helping your child through the difficult transition through college into adulthood. He has been a keynote speaker for multiple organizations, offering presentations on healthy habits, preventive medicine, career paths, relationships, and personal development.


Dr. Courter has created two web sites www.boomerhealthinstitute.com and drbillcourter.com and he has produced a series of YouTubes videos, covering a range of topics from the growing toxicity of our world to the explosion of chemicals / contaminants / GMOs to developing healthy habits to improving relationships to learning the keys to successful parenting (at all ages).


Dr. Courter lives in Coto de Caza, California with his wife of over 30 years. He has two daughters who live and work in Southern California.



Websites: www.boomerhealthinstitute.com | drbillcourter.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/william.courter.3
Twitter: @drcourter

Writing for the Health of It!

January 25, 2016
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Mari L. McCarthy, Founder and Journaling Therapy Guide at CreateWriteNow.com that guides and inspires people to create a daily pen to paper journal writing practice for health, healing and wellness joins eHealth Radio.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Mari L. McCarthy discuss the following:

  • For those that may not be familiar, tell us what is CreateWriteNow?
  • How and why was CreateWriteNow set up?
  • How does a person get started in setting up a daily, pen to page Writing for the Health of It Practice?
  • Why daily, why pen-to-paper only?
  • How do people get all the health benefits available to them with a Writing for the Health of It Practice?


Duration: 12:20


Mari L. McCarthy is The Founder and The Journaling Therapy Guide at CreateWriteNow.com. She shows health-conscious people how to use a daily pen-to-page Journaling for the Health of It™ Practice for self-healing, health and wellness. She offers ideas, information and inspiration through her many online journaling resources (eBooks, newsletters, weekly journal writing prompts, Facebook Journaling Challenge Groups) as well as personal transformation journaling consultations. With help of her own daily, pen-to-page journaling practice, she has not used prescription drugs for over 12 years nor over-the-counter drugs for over 7 years. She has changed her diet too and provides her body with only fresh fruits and vegetables and unprocessed foods.


This year, she’ll publish her self-help book: Journaling Power: How To Create The Happy, Healthy Life You Want To Live.


A singer, who recently released her third album entitled ‘Lady With A Song’, she lives in a beachfront home south of Boston, MA where she writes her way to health and happiness, raises roses and her consciousness, and roots for the Pittsburgh Steelers.



Website: www.CreateWriteNow.com

Why so many people fail in their New Year’s resolutions to change diet and exercise

January 24, 2016
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Luci Gabel, exercise physiologist, nutritionist, and coach at LuciFit.com and Mindbodyblast.com joins eHealth Radio and the Fitness & Nutrition Channels to discuss why so many people fail in their New Year’s resolutions to change diet and exercise.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Luci Gabel discuss the following:

  • Why do so many people fail to change their diet and exercise even when they make it a point like a resolution for the New Year?
  • What are some reasons people have for getting fit or more healthy? 
  • How fast can things change when we start a healthy diet and exercise program? 
  • Do you coach your clients like this?
  • Do you have any suggestions for people who are feeling impatient or anxious about whether not they’ll achieve their goals?


Duration: 14:26


Luci conducts online training and nutrition programs for clients worldwide via e-mail, phone, and video conferencing.  Clients range from the young, fit and athletic to those with special physical needs, all of whom want to lose weight, gain strength, increase flexibility and improve overall quality of life.


Luci specializes in quick and effective workouts and simple healthy eating plans.  As an entrepreneur and previous manager for several organizations, she knows what it takes to stay fit and healthy with a busy lifestyle.  Her coaching is based on a formal education in exercise physiology and nutrition, combined with experience in teaching strength training, Pilates, and yoga.  Her own fitness accomplishments include a Tae Kwon Do black belt from Seoul, Korea, triathlons in Hawaii, Physical Mind Pilates Instructor Training in Honolulu, and yoga studies across the country.


Luci holds a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Maryland College Park, an Master’s in Business from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Physical and Psychological health from Binghamton University.  She completed coursework in dietetics at the University of Hawaii and the University of Maryland College Park. She is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a Health and Fitness Specialist and by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) as a Personal Trainer and as a Lifestyle and Weight Management Consultant.



Websites: LuciFit.com | Mindbodyblast.com

All About Kybella with Dr. Deborah Sherman

January 23, 2016
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Dr. Deborah Sherman, Board Certified Oculofacial Surgeon and Founder of Sherman Aesthetic Center, located in Nashville, TN again joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss the Kybella procedure.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Deborah Sherman discuss the following:

  • What is Kybella?
  • Who is the best candidate for Kybella and why would someone choose it over a facelift?
  • Tell us about results. How long are they expected to last? Are there any side effects?
  • How does  one find the best doctor for this treatment?
  • How do we know if Kybella is the right choice? When would be the right time to start Kybella?


Duration: 11:15


Dr. Deborah Sherman is an expert Oculofacial Surgeon with over 20 years of clinical cosmetic experience. She combines a unique sense of artistry with the highest level of training to produce the best results. She cares for celebrities, such as those in the country music business and modeling industry, and numerous socialites and VIPs from around the world. As a National Kybella Master Injector, she teaches many physicians assessment and injection techniques, nationally and internationally. Dr. Sherman has the expertise to optimize the Kybella treatment for the double chin.



Website: www.nashvillelidsurgery.com

How You Can Learn From Your Memories

January 22, 2016
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Frank Healy, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach who helps people heal the pain of their past through his counseling and coaching joins eHealth Radio and the Personal Development & Mental Health Channels.
Frank has written four books, they include "Living WIth A Phenomenal Memory" "Memory Brain Exercises", "Heal Your Memories, Change Your Life", and "The Ultimate Guide To Healing Your Past".


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Frank Healy discuss the following:

  • What exactly do you mean by learning from your memories?
  • The title of your first chapter is "We All Have Good Days And Bad Days, Or Do We? What do you mean by that?
  • Could you give some examples of memories that you can learn from?
  • If you did not learn anything from a previous memory what is the point of learning from it years later when you look back?
  • How can healing the pain from memories and learning from them improve your overall health?


Duration: 19:26


Frank Healy is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach. He counsels people with depression and anxiety. He has Hyperthymesia which means that he remembers every day of his life since he was six years old.  He is now 55. This includes the day of the week, the weather, news, and personal events. He was studied at the University of California along with about 50 other people who have this ability. The University calls it Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory.


Remembering every day of his life has its advantages and disadvantages. The advantages are the pleasant memories, such as vacations and good times with family and friends. The disadvantages are that he remembers every slight, every bad day, and every unpleasant incident. He used to remember everything with the same emotional intensity as if it were happening now. However, he learned to heal from that and now helps others heal through his counseling, coaching, website, and books.


Frank is the author of the bestselling book Heal Your Memories, Change Your Life. Living With A Phenomenal Memory, and Memory Brain Exercises, Frank lives with his wife Janet in Dennisville, New Jersey.



Website: www.phenomenalmemory.com

NxStage System One: The only portable hemodialysis system FDA-cleared

January 21, 2016
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Jeff Burbank, CEO of NX STAGE Medical, a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets systems for the treatment of end-stage renal disease, acute kidney failure and fluid overload joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care, Health News, Kidney Health and Technology Channels.


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

  • Can you please us about your company NX Stage Medical and what exactly your company does?
  • Can you discuss the NxStage System One, which is the only “portable” hemodialysis system FDA-cleared for home hemodialysis and home nocturnal hemodialysis.
  • What difference does this product make in people’s lives?
  • How has the Affordable Health Act, Obamacare, impacted your business and insurance coverage of your product to your customers?
  • Your product is available around the world. Are there certain parts of the world where your products are used more than other parts of the world when it comes to the nx stage system one?
  • I saw that that 6 years after the earthquake in Haiti, the NxStage System One is still be used there to help folks suffering from acute kidney injury. Can you talk about that.
  • I read recently that your publically traded company is doing well on the stock exchange, can you talk a about what your company’s prospects are in 2016 and the future and where you see your industry moving toward the future.
  • Looking at your biography, I saw that during your career you had been an inventor on over 50 U.S. patents for medical devices. That’s pretty impressive. How did you get into this field and become so proficient and successful in the medical devices industry?


Duration: 10:26


Jeff Burbank is NxStage’s Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and is a member of its Board of Directors. Jeff has over 20 years of in-depth management experience with companies developing, marketing and manufacturing products for End Stage Renal Disease patients. He has led NxStage since its inception, guiding it through all of its developmental phases to the successful initiation and rapid growth of commercial activities, its initial public offering, and the acquisition of Medisystems.


Prior to founding NxStage, he co-founded Vasca, Inc., a company providing innovative implantable access devices, where he was the President and CEO, as well as Chairman of the Board. He gained significant renal industry experience during his nine years in the Renal Division at Gambro, Inc., with his last position as Director of Marketing and Advanced Technologies. During his career he has been an inventor on over 50 U.S. patents for medical devices.


Jeff received his BS in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University.


About NxStage Medical


NxStage Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM) is a medical device company, headquartered in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA, that develops, manufactures and markets innovative products for the treatment of ESRD and acute kidney failure. For more information on NxStage and its products, please visit the Company's website at www.nxstage.com.


About NxStage Kidney Care


NxStage Kidney Care, Inc., a subsidiary of NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), is innovating a dialysis care model that is intended to support and encourage patient centered care and provide enhanced access to the life-changing benefits of home therapy as well as flexible in-center options. By leveraging NxStage's home leadership and the innovative technology of its System One, NxStage Kidney Care is committed to helping patients take control of their dialysis and to allowing physicians the flexibility to prescribe what is truly best for their patients.



Website: www.nxstage.com