Discussing Rhinoplasty and Revision Rhinoplasty with Dr. Mark Petroff

March 14, 2016
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Dr. Mark Petroff, a Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon at Petroff Center Plastic Surgery and Medi-Spa located in Lake Oswego, OR joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to discuss rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Mark Petroff discuss the following:

  • What is rhinoplasty? What is revision rhinoplasty?
  • What are reasons someone would undergo rhinoplasty or revision rhinoplasty? What are your recommendations for someone who is considering these procedures?
  • What do the rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty procedures entail? What is recovery like? 
  • Can functional septoplasty be performed in conjunction with cosmetic rhinoplasty?
  • What are the complications associated with rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty?
  • Why is it important to have a facial plastic surgeon perform rhinoplasty?


Duration: 16:32


Dr. Mark A. Petroff has dedicated his career to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as non-surgical procedures. As an accomplished potter with a keen interest in design and architecture, he combines the eye of an artist with the skill of a highly trained physician. This particular aesthetic sensibility allows him to expertly evaluate the anatomy of the face and determine the best procedures to give his patients the natural, rejuvenated look they hope for. His goal is always to keep his results so seamless and natural that his work is virtually undetectable.


Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Petroff also holds a certification from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS) – a distinction awarded only to a few surgeons who have met rigorous standards. These include prior certification by the American Board of Medical Specialties, successful completion of additional examinations, peer review of past clinical experience and facial surgery operative reports, and adherence to the ABFPRS Code of Ethics. Dr. Petroff is also a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Oregon Medical Association, and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.



Website: www.petroffcenter.com


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Is building core strength the answer to our health and weight loss?

March 12, 2016
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Vanessa Bartlett, a Pilates and Fitness presenter, author and coach with 14 years experience and is the founder of Pilates Health Elite, an online and face to face holistic, Pilates-based body training systems joins eHealth Radio and the Health & Fitness Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Vanessa Bartlett discuss the following:

  • With an abundance of information available to us today through media, social media and other forms of technology, why are so many people still not achieving physical and mental health?
  • How can people know if they are choosing the right type of exercise for their body and lifestyle? Isn't it simply about getting out and moving?
  • Why does training your 'core' have so much to do with health and fitness today?
  • How is Pilates different from other forms of exercise?
  • How can people get more balance  in their fitness regime and achieve their goals?


Duration: 13:39


Vanessa Bartlett is the founder of Pilates Health Elite, a community empowering people to lead strong, healthy lives.


She has coached the Canterbury Bulldogs first grade NRL team in Pilates, and is part of an innovative wellness program to help people with mental health illness use Pilates and fitness to improve their condition. Vanessa and the team from Canterbury Mental Health received an award for ‘Innovation in Healthcare’ in 2013 for this project and it is continuing today with success.


Vanessa is also a qualified journalist and has co-­hosted and produced a life-style program for Foxtel community TV, has been featured on various TV commercials, online videos, The Morning Show and in the Daily Telegraph in the health and wellness space. She has also written articles for health publications like 'Women's Health' and 'The Great Health Guide.'


She has trained 1 on 1 clients for fat loss, fitness and sports-­specific goals, as well as corporate and large groups for fitness, fun, weight loss and stress relief,  running a successful mobile personal training business with 8 employees at age 23.


After her health took a turn suffering adrenal fatigue, she began to research holistic health practices and studied the mind/body connection and its’ power in healing and restoring balance to a person’s life. This is where she discovered the power of Pilates and knew this was something she had to pursue and help others with.


Vanessa has studied with leading Pilates practitioners in Australia and also ‘safe spine’ expert Rebecca Leone (USA) and continues to learn and develop her skills as a Pilates and well­being coach using a holistic approach to health to get clients results in core strength, flexibility, mind/body balance and of course weight management and fitness.



Website: http://www.vanessabhealth.com


Social Media Links:
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/vanessabhealth
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/vanessabhealth
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/vanessabhealth
YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/vanessabhealthtv

Tap Dancing for Body/Mind Fitness with TAPfit

March 11, 2016
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Fiona Johnson, Co-Creator with her 3 sisters of TAPfit, a new exercise system combining body and mind fitness with fun joins eHealth Radio and the Mental Health & Fitness Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Fiona Johnson discuss the following:

  • What is TAPfit?  How did the Johnson Sisters create TAPfit?
  • Do you have to be an exercise pro to do the TAPfit work-out?
  • What are the differences between the low impact and the high impact TAPfit programs?
  • Why does tap dancing make for a great mind and body exercise routine?
  • How does tap dancing help to hold off dementia?


Duration: 5:25


Fiona Johnson MBA, BCOM, LGTDA(HONS), LTCL(LON.), is the Co-Creator with her 3 sisters of TAPfit. Tap dancing for Fiona has always been about a love of dance, music and creative expression. Fiona loves the stage lights, she loves the challenge of perfecting a new move and she loves how the different sounds of your taps compliment and accentuate the different sounds of the music.  She has been tap dancing for over 20 years now and tap dancing has benefitted her in different ways throughout this time.  Fiona is excited to share with you the research liked to dance and tap dance and how it can improve the performance of your body and your brain.



Website: www.TAPfit.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/TAPfitOfficial
Twitter: @TAPfitOfficial

No More “Double Chin” with Kybella

March 9, 2016
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Rand Rusher, a registered nurse at RR Aesthetics located in Beverly Hills, California joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel to talk to us about Kybella.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Rand Rusher discuss the following:

  • What is Kybella? Who is the best candidate for Kybella?
  • What does Kybella treatment entail? How many treatments are needed?
  • Are there any side effects associated with Kybella?
  • What are the other ways to treat the double chin?
  • Can Kybella be used for other areas of the body?


Duration: 6:42


Rand Rusher is a registered nurse with over 20 years of experience in all specialties relating to surgical and dermatologic medicine. He is one of the most sought after injection and skincare consultants in the country – ranking with top doctors in the field. He has achieved certification by several international pharmaceutical companies for his experience and skillful injection techniques and provides training in injectable techniques to other RN’s and doctors around the world. In addition to his peer recognition, W Magazine named him in its “Black Book” of World’s Best Addresses.


In 2011, Rand was approached by a production company about showing people how Hollywood stays looking so good, and he said “yes.” That’s when the reality show, Pretty Hurts, was born. The show has aired in more than 38 countries, including Canada, Italy, Sweden, Poland, The Netherlands, Australia, Russia, and Israel.


Rand graduated from California State University and spent his early career years working as a surgical nurse at the University of Southern California Norris Cancer Hospital and Research Center. While in practice at USC for seven years as a Surgical Registered Nurse, he received national recognition and certification from the Association of Preoperative Nurse’s Association for his outstanding knowledge and skills in operating room nursing and all related surgical specialties. He has also published articles in such magazines as Hero’s, the Journal of Oncology Nursing, AORN Journal, and Journal of School Nursing.



Website: www.rraesthetics.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rraesthetics
Twitter: @RRAesthetics
G+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/115194342117878260129/about

O-Shot: Energizing The Female Sexual Organ/Repairing Families

March 8, 2016
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Dr. Elmore Alexander, Founder and CEO of SmartPlex Atlanta that specializes in hair regrowth and restoration, skin rejuvenation and sexual restoration joins eHealth Radio and the Female Health & Sexual Health Channels.


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

  • Tell us why you feel this is an important topic.
  • What is the O-Shot?
  • Tell me more about PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and why this is so special.
  • Why is the O-Shot so effective?
  • I undertstand that the O-Shot may correct other problems as well.
  •  Is female sexual dysfunction a big problem?


Duration: 17:03


Dr. Elmore Alexander is a Board Certified Osteopathic Physician with an extensive background in holistic medicine, Sports Medicine, and Rejuvenation Aesthetics. He possesses expertise in rejuvenation and healing of the human body using traditional and alternative approaches in which he has extensive training and multiple certifications.  In addition, he is an expert in the highly specialized procedure and administration of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP).


Dr. Alexander has performed graduate level, biochemical research and is a formulator of topical health related products. Having extensive business background, Dr. Alexander served the boards and financial committees of Georgia Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO Insurance Company and Northlake Regional Medical Center. His organizational and leadership skills are refined having been the lead physician at the Goodwill Games, World University Games, and one of an 8 member team that developed and coordinated the events of the International Drug Testing Program for the 1996 Olympic Games.


Dr. Alexander has also has served as the COO of the Primary Care Division of Coastal Carolina Neuropsychiatric Center in Jacksonville, NC. Dr. Alexander has found his passion actively practicing aesthetics, tissue rejuvenation, sexual restoration and anti-aging.



Website: www.smartplexatl.com

PerceptiMed, reducing the margin of human error in prescription pill dispensing

March 7, 2016
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Dr. Alan Jacobs M.D., Ph.D., Founder and President of PerceptiMed that was founded in 2011 with a driving purpose — to reduce the margin of human error in prescription pill dispensing in retail pharmacies, long-term care facilities and hospitals joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Pharmaceutical Channels.


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

  • Can you explain the situation involving your father-in-law that led you to start PerceptiMed?
  • What feelings ran through your head when you discovered that a medication error threatened a loved one’s life?
  • As a physician, were you surprised to uncover the prevalence of medication errors?
  • What is the mission of PerceptiMed?
  • Can you give us a background on IdentRx and the impact you see it making on the healthcare industry?
  • How does the Ident-Rx remote allow PerceptiMed to service patients in rural areas?
  • How can MedPass be a valuable asset to hospitals and long-term care facilities? 
  • What is ScripClip and how can ScripClip be a valuable technology for pharmacies?
  • If you could give any advice to people for them to self-identify medications, what would that be?


Duration: 16:40


Alan Jacobs, M.D., Ph.D., the President, CTO & Founder of PerceptiMed is driven to reduce the margin of human error in the administration of prescription drugs. As such, he has focused on creating “first-in-class” technology that eliminates medication errors in retail pharmacies, long-term care facilities and hospitals.


He holds several key patents and is the co-inventor of the IdentRx™ medication verification system. Alan has extensive experience leading international teams in the research and development of therapeutics and medical devices. He began his research and development career at Elan Pharmaceuticals where he designed and managed clinical drug trials, drug development protocols and safety infrastructures for investigating treatments of traumatic brain injury and peri-operative pain management. Dr. Jacobs has also led the clinical development of novel therapeutics at Layton BioScience and Titan Pharmaceuticals before serving as CMO and Vice President of Clinical Research at Stem Cells, Inc., where he led the clinical team developing novel treatments for Batten’s disease.


Alan received a B.S.E.E. from Cornell University and a M.S.E.E from Stanford University. He also holds a Medical Doctorate from the School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. from the David Mahoney Institute of Neuroscience, University Pennsylvania, where he was a Fellow, in the Medical Scientist Training Program of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Alan completed an internship in General Surgery and was a resident in Neurological Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center.



Website: www.perceptimed.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: Facebook-PerceptiMed
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/perceptimed
Twitter: @perceptimed

3 Ways to Design the Second Half of Your Life

March 6, 2016
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Kelley Connors, President of KC Health and Founder of Real Women on Health and Design the Second Half of Your Life joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel. Kelly is a strategic healthcare communications consultant and brand engagement champion for health innovators.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Kelley Connors discuss the following:

  • How can people really design the second half of their life?
  • What are some areas of healthy aging that women should focus on in their 50’s?
  • How does healthy aging differ between women and men?
  • How can technology improve our lives as we age?
  • How can women and men prolong living longer and better?


Duration: 18:37


Kelley Connors is President of KC Healthcare Communications LLC. She is an innovative healthcare PR/marketing strategist, writer and community builder with 25 years experience in health care marketing. Her signature strength helps marketers facilitate consumer conversations that inspire action for better self-care.  As a health advocate and brand marketer, she supports women in becoming their own best health and wellness advocate through her strategic approach called the 4C’s:  Content, Community, Conversation and Coaching. The approach aligns with her expertise in health (care) and wellness issues, social media, marketing health to women and on-line women's health community-building.  As the voice of women in mid-life, Kelley gained the support of women’s health advocates including HealthyWomen (voted #1 by Dr. Mehmet Oz as his favorite women’s health site) and the Women’s Sexual Health Foundation to launch her own on-line community and radio show called RealWomen on Health!, now with over 200,000 podcast listens. Her thought leadership has been featured in DTC Perspectives (pharmaceutical industry), and The Ireland Report (hospital industry). She has held webcasts or live events with the AARP Massachusetts office, the Advertising Research Foundation, Marketing to the New Healthcare Consumer Conference, and was the emcee at the 2013 Marketing Health and Wellness to Women Conference in Chicago. Kelley has worked with a wide variety of health care companies, non-profit organizations and communications agencies including: Butterfly Health, AARP, Eli Lilly, Bausch & Lomb, Pfizer, the Ms. Foundation for Women, and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center/Pfizer.


For starting her own online radio show called Real Women on Health, Kelley was one of 20 Connecticut-based professional women nominated for the Women in Innovation Award from the Connecticut Technology Council in January 2010. She received a Masters in Public Health from Boston University School of Public Health with a Certificate in Public Communication from BU’s School of Public Communication. She is on the Board of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Boston Chapter.



Websites: www.kelleyconnors.com | www.designthesecondhalfofyourlife.com

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

March 4, 2016
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Michael Asaly, Sleep Expert and Founder of Practical Sleep Solutions that ships FDA approved sleep study kits across the country for use in the comfort of your own home - along with board certified analysis and treatment for a fraction of the time and cost of a traditional sleep clinic joins eHealth Radio and the Sleep Health Channel.


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

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


Duration: 6:56


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



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

Dr. Meg Newhouse, author of Legacies of the Heart: Living a Life that Matters shares how we can be sure to make the most of the time we have on earth!

March 3, 2016
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Meg Newhouse, educator, career and life coach, consultant and author of "Legacies of the Heart: Living a Life that Matters" joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Personal Development Channels.


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

  • What is the difference between a legacy as we’ve always defined it and “legacies of the heart”?
  • Your book is subtitled “Living a Life that Matters.”  Is it ever too late to start doing that?
  • Why is it important to bring a legacy perspective into your life?
  • How does a legacy perspective relate to good health – especially as we get older?
  • Who is your prime audience?  Who are you trying to reach with this book?  Why?


Duration: 13:13


In both her professional and personal life, Meg Newhouse has sought to call out “passion and purpose” in her students, coaching clients and even friends/colleagues.  For the past 20+ years, she has worked with people in midlife and beyond to craft fulfilling and contributing lives; her interest and work in legacy evolved naturally over the past several years. 


In 2002 she founded and co-led the Life Planning Network, a national community of professionals committed to a holistic model for helping people thrive in the second half of life; more recently she has been engaged with the Conscious Elders Network from its early stages.


Meg has helped plan five Positive Aging conferences and has written three how-to books, as well as co-edited LPN’s Live Smart After 50. Meg has many other passions – foremost, her family (including grandchildren) and friends – but also including music (as a serious amateur flutist), public policy, yoga, nature and all kinds of learning and personal/spiritual growth. She lives in the Boston area with her husband of 47 years.



Website: www.megnewhouse.com