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Keeping your pet fit and healthy and what to do if your pet needs to lose weight

Keeping your pet fit and healthy and what to do if your pet needs to lose weight

February 11, 2018

 

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Dr. Katy Nelson, a Veterinarian at the Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre in Alexandria, Virginia again joins eHealth Radio and the Animal Health Channel to discuss keeping your pet fit and healthy and what to do if your pet needs to lose weight.

 

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

  1. People and their pets need to balance their diets, that is certainly true. How do you figure out how much to feed your pets and how often?
  2. If you feed your pets table food or unhealthy food now, how can you transition them to eat more healthy options?
  3. What about exercise in the winter?
  4. Where do you find FreshPet?  Is it in your local supermarkets and stores?
  5. If there is one piece of advice for pet lovers and how they feed their pets, what would it be?

 

Dr. Nelson is an associate veterinarian at the Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre in Alexandria, VA. as well as the host and executive producer of "The Pet Show with Dr. Katy" on Washington DC's News Channel 8 - the show airs at 11am on Saturday mornings. She serves as an expert on animal health on Washington DC's All News Radio Station, WTOP News as well as onWashington DC’s ABC affiliate WJLA ABC 7. She has been featured on the TODAY Show, Fox & Friends, NPR, CNBC, The Meredith Vieira Show, HuffPost Live, and is the expert for the second season of the popular show “Unlikely Animal Friends” to air this Spring on NatGeo Wild. 

Dr. Katy is the Medical Director of Pet Health for Stop Aging Now, a leading nutrition and lifestyle company that relies on the latest clinical research to guide them in their efforts to help people and pets. She is also the Medical Director of Pet Health for BioStem Logics, the leader in regenerative medicine for humans and pets. She is a frequent contributor to HuffPost Pets, BarkPost and PetMD and you can also read "Ask Dr. Katy" quarterly in the Virginia-Maryland Dog Magazine, or online.

Dr. Nelson is passionate about health and fitness, and she strives to help dogs and cats to live the longest, fullest life that they can lead by staying fit and trim. Along with Steve Pelletier from SlimDoggy and Krista Wickens from DogTread, she is a founding partner of PetsMove.org, a national health and fitness initiative aimed at getting people healthy alongside their dogs.

A lover of fashion and beauty, she envisions a world where all products are cruelty-free, not tested on animals, made in a sustainable manner, and free of harsh chemicals that are unsafe not only for us, but for our pets. She is also a passionate advocate for pet rescue and Pit Bull Type Dogs, and speaks ardently on the subjects in many different forums.

Dr. Nelson is a Certified Veterinary Journalist (CVJ), accredited by the American Society of Veterinary Journalists (ASVJ). She is the former President of the District of Columbia Academy of Veterinary Medicine, the oldest and largest veterinary continuing education society in the United States. Through her consulting business, KJN Pet Marketing, she has served as a valuable source to reporters around the country for the past 6 years, and as a marketing consultant for pet-related companies - from Fortune 500 corporations to pet/pet parent targeted start-ups.

A native of Louisiana, Dr. Nelson was raised on a small farm in the heart of the state where her childhood was filled with many beloved pets. She earned her veterinary degree in 2001 from the Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Nelson has had some very unique opportunities in her career to hone her skills in both small animal practice and corporate veterinary medicine. She lives in Washington DC with her husband, their son and daughter, their rambunctious dogs Papi (Dr. Nelson's co-host on "The Pet Show"), an incredibly lovable Labradoodle, Eddie Underbite, a Shih Tzu/Poodle mix obtained through Mutts Matter Rescue and Petfinder.com, and The Lizard of Oz, a bearded dragon rescued through the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.

Despite being a very busy wife, Mom, pet parent and doctor, Dr. Nelson still carves out time for many charitable organizations in the DC area and beyond. She is committed to helping the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary in Newtown, CT, become a reality. She serves on theWashington Humane Society's Fashion for Paws Advisory Board, the Washington DC area's premier philanthropic fashion event. She is a proud member of the advisory board for The Chaos Foundation and is a long-term supporter of The Tigerlily Foundation and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

 

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Freshpet: www.FreshPet.com

Affilitation Websites: http://www.bhamc.com | www.thepetshow.tv

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Freshpet
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Freshpet

What Comes After Homo Sapiens?

What Comes After Homo Sapiens?

February 10, 2018

 

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Don Simborg the author of the newly released book, What Comes After Homo Sapiens? (DWS Publishing, 2017) joins eHealth Radio. Simborg has a background in medicine and scientific research. He has served on the faculties of: Johns Hopkins and the University of California, San Francisco schools of medicine.

 

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

  1. How did you become interested in exploring how Homo sapiens could evolve?
  2. You structure your book in the form of asking, and then refuting, what are the likely ways the next species will arise. Why did you take that approach?
  3. How do you anticipate technological advances will play a role in the transition from Homo sapiens to what you call “Homo nouveau?” [HOMO - NU-VO]
  4. Do you believe that we’re opening a Pandora’s box by tampering with the human genome?
  5. How far into the future do you foresee Homo nouveau emerging?
  6. What might this mean for our species?

 

Dr. Don Simborg is the author of the newly released book, What Comes After Homo Sapiens? (DWS Publishing, 2017). Simborg has a background in medicine and scientific research. He’s an expert in clinical information systems and has devised computer-based solutions to many biomedical problems. He has served on the faculties of Johns Hopkins and the University of California, San Francisco schools of medicine and published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles.

Website: www.whatcomesafterhomosapiens.com

Social Media Links:
Twitter: @dwsimborg1
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/donsimborg

The views, ideas, thoughts and opinions expressed on any program are those of the persons appearing on the program and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the eHealth Radio Network.

 

Dr. Mark McKenna: Reinventing Elective Healthcare in the Medical Aesthetic Industry

Dr. Mark McKenna: Reinventing Elective Healthcare in the Medical Aesthetic Industry

February 8, 2018

 

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Dr. Mark McKenna, CEO and Founder of OVME a consumer facing, technology enabled, medical aesthetic company that is reinventing elective healthcare joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Technology Channels.

 

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

  1. Tell us about the medical aesthetic industry and your latest venture "OVME".
  2. How is OVME reinventing elective healthcare in the medical aesthetic industry?
  3. What led you to pursue a career in the medical field and what effect has your medical experience had on your business?
  4. As a lifelong entrepreneur do you have any advice for others looking to follow a similar path?
  5. Do you have any habits that you feel contribute to your success and overall health?
  6. OVME’s philanthropic philosophy is guided by passion and commitment - what organizations do you support and would you say that same passion and commitment are behind everything you do?

 

S. Mark McKenna, MD, MBA is a Medical Doctor licensed in Surgery and Medicine by the Georgia and Florida State Board of Medical Examiners. He is a passionate patient advocate and a dedicated community servant.  Dr. McKenna, originally from New Orleans, LA, is a graduate of Tulane University Medical School.  After completing his medical training he began to practice medicine with his father while simultaneously launching McKenna Venture Investments, a boutique real estate development firm.  Over the years McKenna went on to acquire/launch Universal Mortgage Lending and Uptown Title, Inc. This portfolio of companies would grow to over 50 employees and offered turnkey design-build, finance, and real estate closing services.
 
On August 29th, 2005 Hurricane Katrina destroyed the city of New Orleans and most of McKenna’s business interests.  In the aftermath of the storm, he actively participated in the rebuilding of New Orleans through the redevelopment of low-moderate income housing.
 
In November of 2007 McKenna relocated to Atlanta, GA and launched ShapeMed, a wellness and aesthetic based medical practice. ShapeMed was sold to Life Time Fitness Inc. (NYSE – LTM) on November 1st, 2014.  Dr. McKenna served as National Medical Director of Life Time Fitness Inc. until July 2016. In July 2017 Dr. McKenna became the CEO/Founder of OVME a consumer facing, technology enabled, medical aesthetic company that is reinventing elective healthcare.
 
Dr. McKenna is married to Gianine McKenna, they are the proud parents of daughter Milana Elle and a four-year old Pomeranian, Ryder. Dr. McKenna is currently a member of Entrepreneurs Organization and he has previously served as a board member of the New Orleans Jazz Festival and the New Orleans Industrial Development Board.

 

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Websites: http://ovme.com | www.drmarkmckenna.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smarkmckenna
Twitter: https://twitter.com/drmarkmckenna

Tips for Better Health

Tips for Better Health

February 3, 2018

 

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Dr. Morton Tavel, a physician-specialist in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

In addition to managing patients, he held a teaching position (Clinical Professor) at Indiana University School of Medicine and regularly taught medical trainees at all levels. He has written three books for the general public of His most recent book, entitled "Health Tips, Myths, and Tricks: A Physician's Advice.

 

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

  1. Do you have any tips for proper eating?
  2. What is your thinking about red meat?
  3. How important is breakfast?
  4. Are there any risks from consuming low-calorie beverages?
  5. What are your thoughts on energy drinks?

 

A lifelong native of Indianapolis, Dr. Morton Tavel received both college and medical degrees at Indiana University. Scholastic honors include graduating summa cum laude and the honorary societies of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha. His civic activities include, among others, having been past president of the local and state divisions of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Tavel is a physician specialist in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases. In addition to managing patients, he held a teaching position (Clinical Professor) at Indiana University School of Medicine and regularly taught medical trainees at all levels. In addition, he has presented numerous speeches and lectures before national and international audiences that include peers as well as the general public. He has authored over 125 research publications, editorials, book reviews, and a full medical text.

He has written three books for the general public, most recently one entitled “Health Tips, Myths, and Tricks—A Physician’s Advice”.

 

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Website: www.mortontavel.com

Writing for the Health of It with Mari L. McCarthy

Writing for the Health of It with Mari L. McCarthy

February 1, 2018

 

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Mari L. McCarthy, Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of Create Write Now, the home of the Journaling For The Health of It Power Community joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel. Mari is the international best-selling author of Journaling Power: How To Create The Happy, Healthy Life You Want To Live.

 

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

  1. What is CreateWriteNow.com?
  2. How did you get started with Journaling For The Health of It?
  3. You talk about Journaling Power. What is it?
  4. How do people get started with Journaling For the Health of It?
  5. Where do people go to help them stay with their Journaling Power Practice?

Summary: A Writing for the Health of It daily, pen to paper healing, health and wellness routine empowers everyone to become their own primary health care provider. This daily practice shows them how to partner with their doctors and other health resources to become the healthiest person possible. All that’s needed is a pen and notebook and a writing prompt. I suggest a question like: How do I feel today? Then free write, write, write.

 

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.

 

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Website: CreateWriteNow.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/createwritenow
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CreateWriteNow

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