Deciding what products go on our bodies is just as important as what goes into them

April 23, 2016
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Nutritionist and Wellness Expert, Marisa Teiner joins eHealth Radio and the Nutrition and Skin Care Channels to discuss the importance of deciding what products go on our bodies.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Marisa Teiner discuss the following:

  • We understand the importance of eating organic foods, why should we consider organic skin care products?
  • What are the benefits of using organic skin care products?
  • What are your tips for reading labels to fully understand the ingredients included in products?
  • What are some of your favorite organic products?
  • Can you tell us more about why consumers shouldn’t consider products with DEET?
  • Lots of companies claim to be natural or organic. What's different and what distinguishes organic from natural?
  • Why is the USDA seal important?


Duration: 11:14


Marisa Teiner, Nutritionist & Health Supportive Chef, has been in the wellness field for 15 years, providing health education and culinary nutrition for healthy living.


Marisa began her career from working as a teenager at health food stores to evolving into a nutritional professional and culinary spokesperson for premier spas including the Canyon Ranch and the Regency Health Spa in South Florida.  Marisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and is a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Cookery School in NYC.  Marisa was the lead Nutritionist at the East Orange Child Development Center in East Orange, NJ and believes that introducing new foods early on is essential to establishing a lifetime of healthy eating habits.  She was the Chairperson for Food Development and organized a monthly Menu Committee in which children were the focus groups.


She believes that you must look to the whole food traditions of our healthy ancestors, as well as, modern scientific studies.   Her goal is to teach and inspire people to be healthy and happy.  Her passion is to help others find balance and to achieve and sustain a healthy body, mind, spirit and lifestyle.


Outside of the kitchen, Marisa loves to hike, paddleboard and snowboard and is the proud mother of 2 wonderful children, Chace and Livia.



Website: www.us-organic.com
Twitter: @USOrganicGroup

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Simple Changes for an Overall Healthy Lifestyle

April 21, 2016
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Bob Caputo, Host of Bob Caputo Living Well, a web series encourages people to live healthier lives by providing workout tips and guiltless recipes the whole family will enjoy joins eHealth Radio and the Nutrition Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Bob Caputo discuss the following:

  • A healthy overall lifestyle is very important. What makes an overall healthy lifestyle? 
  • Why is diet and exercise equally important in overall health?
  • What are simple changes people can make to change their overall health? 
  • Bob, I understand you went through a transformation yourself. How did you do it?
  • Any advice for listeners out there who want to make a change for the better in regards to their overall health?


Duration: 11:49


Bob Caputo wants to share his passion for healthy food that is easy to make and that tastes great with the world, along with his knowledge of how to lead a healthy lifestyle.


Bob is best known for hosting Cookin’ Lite Cookin’ Easy, Livin’ Lite Livin’ Easy, Living Well Sports, Grundy and Caputo, MMITK, as well as for his work on Tom Izzo’s Secrets to Getting In-Shape. In addition, Bob is currently working on Cookin’ Lite Cookin’ Easy: EntertainingHealthy Heart & Soul, Taste Buds, and a lifestyle series about traveling.


In order to gain experience, and to drive new ideas for his cooking series and lifestyle series, Bob spends a month of each year in Northern Europe, studying cooking and filming travel videos. He takes the knowledge he gains back with him to the United States, where he shares it through his cooking and lifestyle series.


Bob loves being the host of his cooking television series, and constantly experiments with recipes for the shows. In his spare time, he enjoys staying fit, and leading a healthy lifestyle: the motivation behind Livin’ Lite Livin’ Easy. Bob also loves being active and going to the gym, which is the motivation behind his exercise and workout related series. Bob also takes care of his pond during his free time. Bob is a competitive mixed martial artist, as well as an avid sailboat racer, having raced in every major body of water. Bob is also an enthusiastic repeller.



Website:www.BobCaputoLivingWell.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bobcaputolivingwell
Twitter: @BCLivingWell


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A chat with Autism Awareness Advocate and Founder, of No Small Victories, Jacqueline Williams- Hines.

April 20, 2016
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Jacqueline Williams- Hines, Autism Awareness Advocate and Founder of the No Small Victories Organization that is focused on educating the community about Autism and supporting families with a child on the Autism spectrum rejoins eHealth Radio and the Autistic Syndrome Information Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Jacqueline Williams- Hines discuss the following:

  • What is No Small Victories?
  • What inspired you to Start No Small Victories?
  • What are the themes of the books in your series?
  • What are the future goals of NSV?
  • What are some early sign of Autism, listeners can look out for?


Duration: 13:05


Jacqueline Williams-Hines journey began nearly sixteen years ago upon receiving a diagnosis of autism for her youngest son, Joshua. She began to navigate the maze of social services and special education.  In an effort to educate her son’s peers on autism as well as catharsis in dealing with overwhelming depression, guilt and anxiety Mrs. Williams-Hines self-published her first children’s book, “Joshua and the Startabulous Dream Maker.”  Positive response to her book prompted Williams-Hines to organize autism awareness walks, fairs and to continue with the book series to include three more books as well as an accompanying discussion guide.


In 2008 she founded No Small Victories, a program of The Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services of Springfield, MA.  Through this organization she continues to promote education and early detection of autism through workshops and book signings.  A state member of Mass Act Early, a national autism initiative founded by the Centers for Disease Control, No Small Victories works to combat diagnostic disparities suffered by African Americans and Hispanics in underserved communities.


Website: www.NSVonline.com
Facebook: facebook.com/NSVonline
Twitter: @nosmallvictorys


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Adult Coloring: Not just a Fad, But also a Function

April 20, 2016
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Mental Health & TeleMedicine Channels discusses adult coloring and how it is not just a fad, but also a function.


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

  • Why do Psychologist's prescribe adult coloring books to their clients?
  • How can the books help with emotional and mental health issues?
  • What are the intellectual benefits of coloring?
  • How is this a form of practicing mindfulness?
  • What inspired you to make your own Adult coloring book, 50 Ways to Color Your Cares Away?


Duration: 6:53


Dr. Nicole Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her predoctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois. She is a Professional Psychologist, an Adjunct Professor for 2 graduate programs, a Blogger for the Huffington Post, everyday Power Blog, several other publications, and is a Contributor to the Chicago Tribune. She works as a consultant on medical cases, as well as tund trainings for others. She has recently published 4 books.


Links:
Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez


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Ips Protein Snacks

April 19, 2016
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Adam Kamenstein, CEO of Ips Snacks, providing satisfying, protein snacks joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Nutrition Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Adam Kamenstein discuss the following:

  • Ips Chips recently enhanced its recipe. What improvements have been made?
  • I’ve also been told that Ips Snacks is launching a new product. Can you share some information with our audience? Why did you choose this specific snack?
  • Who is your target consumer?
  • What’s your career background and what excited you about Ips Snacks?
  • Where do you see Ips Snacks going in the next 5-10 years? Do you have any additional product lines in mind?


Duration: 13:56


Founded in 2011, Ips Snacks™ are the world’s first snack chip to combine a delicious taste with whey protein. They are made with non-GMO corn, are gluten-free, and are powered by whey protein.  Now lead by Adam Kamenstein, the brand’s mission is to make the foods which give your body the protein it craves. Ips chips are available in four delicious varieties: Sea Salt & Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Barbeque, and White Cheddar and is now launching its line of popcorn, which will be available in Classic Salted and White Cheddar varieties.


Ips Snacks are sold in grocery stores and wellness retailers nationwide including Whole Foods Market, Mollie Stone’s, Vitamin Shoppe, and many others, as well as online through Amazon.com.



Websitewww.ipsallnatural.com
Facebookwww.facebook.com/ipsallnatural


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Growing Problem on Antibiotic Resistance, but There’s Also Reason for Hope

April 6, 2016
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Dr. Ron Najafi, CEO of Emery Pharma Services joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Pharmaceutical Channels to discuss the alarming concerns about super bugs such as Methicillin Resistance Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and how it’s affecting our global health.


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

  • How has antibiotic resistance become a growing worldwide public health crisis? Who is to blame for this problem?
  • What are Staphylococcus aureus infections and how are they easily acquired in places like hospitals -- which are meant to keep us healthy?
  • Why are researchers having a hard time replacing the existing arsenal of effective antimicrobial agents?
  • Your company works with companies addressing this problem, what new breakthroughs do you find promising? 
  • What can we be doing as patients to also curb the problem? What safeguards can we take?


Duration: 17:21


After earning a B.S. and M.S. in chemistry at the University of San Francisco, Ron Najafi received his Ph.D. at University of California at Davis. He worked at Sigma-Aldrich, Rhone Poulenc Rorer (now Sanofi), and PerkinElmer-Applied Biosystems before leaving to found CP Lab Safety and NovaBay Pharmaceuticals.  Dr. Najafi is an innate innovator. With more than 50 patents & pending patent applications, including a class of non-antibiotic, antimicrobial compounds named Aganocides®. The leading molecule of this aganocide family of compounds, auriclosene, has a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity against bacteria, viruses and fungi.


Ron Najafi championed development of NeutroPhase for wound care. In September 2013, working together with John Crew, MD (vascular surgeon) they developed Crew-NovaBay minimally invasive surgical procedure to treat flesh eating bacteria. NeutroPhase has been successfully used in over 40 cases diagnosed as flesh eating infection. NeutroPhase has shown in a number of critical scientific publications to neutralize the key toxins responsible for the flesh eating disease. In 2014, Ron Najafi and her sister, Kathryn (Katy) Najafi, MD (Ophthalmologist & Surgeon) discovered a unique formulation of NeutroPhase to help manage patients suffering from Blepharitis. This unique formulation was initially called i-Lid Cleanser and later changed name to AVENOVA.



Website: www.emerypharmaservices.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Emeryville-Pharmaceutical-Services
Twitter: @EmeryvillePharm


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Patient Identification in Healthcare: Unlocking Technology to Improve Patient Safety

April 6, 2016
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Michael Trader, Co-Founder and President of RightPatient, the most innovative and comprehensive patient identification solution that increases patient safety, reduces costs, improves the quality of care, and enhances the patient experience joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Technology Channels.


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

  • It’s been a few months since we last spoke. Can you catch us up on what RightPatient has been doing since we spoke last fall?
  • Seamless EHR integration is an important attribute of biometric patient identification solutions. Can you tell us why this is important and how your solution addresses seamless EHR integration?
  • Many of those researching the implementation of biometric patient identification solutions may not understand the impact of this technology on revenue cycle management. What can you tell us about the impact of this technology on a hospital’s revenue cycle, and why is this important to understand?
  • Why is experience in biometric s an important vendor characteristic to evaluate when vetting biometric patient identification solutions?
  • I noticed that the College of Healthcare Information Executives (CHIME) and HeroX launched their national patient ID challenge in January, and AHIMA just launched a petition initiative to ask Congress to lift the (mora-torium) moratorium on funding research on a national patient ID credential. What can you tell us about the CHIME and AHIMA initiatives and does RightPatient plan on submitting a proposal for CHIME’s contest?


Duration: 9:17


A serial entrepreneur with a passion for innovation, Michael has been an early-stage and founding member of several successful technology companies in the areas of strategic sourcing, biometrics, and healthcare.  He has advised dozens of Fortune 1000 companies, traveled to more than 30 countries, is a frequent presenter at various healthcare symposiums, and has been interviewed by media and research outlets such as CNN, Fortune Magazine, Health Data Management, and Frost & Sullivan. 


At RightPatient, Michael is responsible for overseeing business development and marketing activities, government outreach, and for providing senior leadership on business and policy issues.  Michael holds a BS degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Vermont where he graduated with honors.



Website: www.rightpatient.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/RightPatient
Twitter: @RightPatient


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Telehealth and MHealth: Changing the Face and Future of Psychology

April 5, 2016
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Mental Health & TeleMedicine Channels discusses Telehealth and MHealth & how it is changing the face and future of Psychology.

 

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

  • What is Telemedicine and mhealth in terms of Psychology and Therapy?
  • What is your background in working with Telehealh and mhealth?
  • Who would not be an appropriate patient for this type of work?
  • What types of things might an individual work on in this modality?
  • What might a session, and the work look like?

 

Dr. Nicole Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her predoctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois. She is a Professional Psychologist, an Adjunct Professor for 2 graduate programs, a Blogger for the Huffington Post, everyday Power Blog, several other publications, and is a Contributor to the Chicago Tribune. She works as a consultant on medical cases, as well as tund trainings for others. She has recently published 4 books.

 

Links:
Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez

Get Summer Ready with Rhinoplasty and Breast Augmentation

April 5, 2016
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Dr. Parker Velargo and Dr. Russell Hendrick, leading Plastic Surgeons & Founders of the New Orleans Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery joins eHealth Radio and the Beauty and Plastic Surgery Information Channels to discuss cosmetic procedures to get summer “beach body” ready.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guests Dr. Parker Velargo and Dr. Russell Hendrick discuss the following:

  • Summer is approaching and people are interested in looking great, what procedures would you recommend for summer and why?
  • What are popular reasons for someone to have rhinoplasty or breast augmentation?
  • What do the rhinoplasty and breast augmentation procedures entail and what is recovery like in order to be “Beach Body” ready for the summer?
  • What are the complications associated with rhinoplasty and breast augmentation?


Duration: 17:45


Dr. Parker Velargo is a fellowship trained Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon who is also board certified in Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Velargo is a specialist in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, nose, eyelids, ears, and neck, such as rhinoplasty. In addition, Dr. Velargo has extensive experience in non-surgical treatments of the face and neck, including injectables and laser therapy.


Dr. Russell Hendrick is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the body, including breast augmentation, as well as surgeries of the hand and wrist. With his extensive training, Dr. Hendrick prides himself on being able to focus his expertise on these areas to address the patient’s specific needs. His philosophy on patient care is centered on taking the time to truly listen to his patients and their concerns and develop a treatment plan specifically tailored to the individual.



Website: www.plasticsurgerynola.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/neworleanscenterforaestheticsandplasticsurgery
Twitter: @PlasticSurgNOLA
G+: https://plus.google.com/115356475628838056403/posts


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Grieving Mom Founds Emotional Wellness Company

April 4, 2016
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Rachel Tenpenny Crawford, a Grief Recovery Specialist and the Co-Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Teamotions, an emotional wellness company joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Rachel Tenpenny Crawford discuss the following:

  • When and why was Teamotions founded?
  • Teamotions is an emotional wellness company. What do you offer your customers to achieve emotional wellness?
  • What is the Teamotions Method?
  • What are adaptogens and why are they included in each of your teas?
  • In addition to Teamotions, what other ventures are you pursuing?
  • Is there anything to share for those listening in that they should be aware of, of not to do, when a friend or someone you care about loses a loved one?


Duration: 12:54


Rachel Tenpenny Crawford is the Co-Founder of Teamotions, an emotional wellness company based in Ojai, California. Through tea tastings, public speaking events, podcasts, and her writing, Rachel teaches users how to use the Teamotions line of hand-blended teas as a tool  to cultivate a heart-centered approach to emotional health and well-being. As a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, Rachel is a passionate advocate for holistic grief recovery and emotional healing and well-being.



Website: www.Teamotionstea.com


Social Media Links:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Teamotions
Twitter: @Teamotions
Instagram: @Teamotions


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