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60th Anniversary of the Birth Control Pill and You

60th Anniversary of the Birth Control Pill and You

May 28, 2020

 

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Dr. Lakeisha Richardson, a leading Ob/Gyn based in Mississippi and a paid spokesperson for the maker of Lo Loestrin® Fe joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Pregnancy Channels.


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

  1. Why is it important to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the birth control pill this year?
  2. How do women decide what oral contraceptive is right for them?
  3. When will one be able to get pregnant if they stay on birth control for a long time?
  4. How does somone get birth control if their annual appointment has been postponed?
  5. What should one do if they miss a dose of their birth control pill?

Dr. Lakeisha Richardson, MD, FACOG is a leading obstetrician/gynecologist and women’s health expert based in Mississippi and a paid spokesperson for the maker of Lo Loestrin® Fe.

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Website: www.Loloestrin.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/LoLoestrinFe 
Instagram: instagram.com/loloestrinferx

How can you be sure you aren’t overpaying your medical bills?  A Medical Claims Advocate can help you!

How can you be sure you aren’t overpaying your medical bills? A Medical Claims Advocate can help you!

May 27, 2020

 

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Susan Null, principal at Systemedic, Inc. a nationally recognized medical claims advocate based in New York joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Health News Channels. Null and her company use their decades of experience detecting medical billing errors, inconsistencies, and unethical practices along with their hands-on coding and billing knowledge to ensure that consumers pay only for legitimate medical expenses.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Susan Null discuss the following:

  1. What is a medical claims advocate?
  2. Why do people seek out your services?  Why are those services needed?
  3. What services do you provide as a medical claims advocate?
  4. When someone receives a medical bill, what steps should he/she take to ensure that the bill is correct?
  5. Given the Covid-19 healthcare crisis, are there any specific billing issues that people should be concerned about?

Sue Null is a principal at Systemedic, Inc. and brings more than 30 years’ experience in marketing and client service to the table. She has spent the last 14 years providing front-line support to the company’s medical billing and advocacy clients, focusing on negotiating with insurers and medical facilities and spearheading communications with insurance companies on behalf of her clients.

As the daughter of and sister to a general surgeon, pathologist, and orthopedic surgeon, Sue brings a lifetime of inside exposure to medicine, an insight used every day as she advocates for her clients. Her BA from the University of Pennsylvania, along with her early-career experience in public relations and marketing, provide the framework for advocacy efforts.

 

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Website: www.get-meducated.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/SystemedicInc 
Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/systemedic-inc 
Twitter: twitter.com/SystemedicInc

How to Reach Mental Health Clients During the Pandemic

How to Reach Mental Health Clients During the Pandemic

May 25, 2020

 

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Avivit Fisher, the principal of REdD Strategy, a marketing consultancy that helps therapists to launch and grow their private practices joins eHealth Radio and the Health Marketing and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Avivit Fisher discuss the following:

  1. What do you see happening right now, during this pandemic, with mental health needs?
  2. What challenges can you see right now for therapists in private practice in terms of attracting clients?
  3. What mindset do you think that therapists need to adopt right now?
  4. In your opinion, do therapists and counselors need to become tech-savvy now? 
  5. What would you recommend to start doing immediately to start reaching more people that need help?

Avivit Fisher is a Marketing Coach and a principal at REdD Strategy, an agency that helps therapists to launch and grow their private practices. Avivit shows therapists how to master marketing and reach more people who really need help. She helps her clients create and deliver a marketing message that connects them to people's needs and converts them to clients.

 

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Website: www.reddstrategy.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/reddstrategy 
Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/reddstrategy 
Twitter: twitter.com/reddstrategy

Seek Beyond the Summit with Andrew Hughes

Seek Beyond the Summit with Andrew Hughes

May 21, 2020

 

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Andrew Hughes, an adventurer, motivator and dreamer as the first American Man and fastest to complete the Antarctica Trifecta joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel. Andrew has reached 612,480 feet through ascents since 2014, and with every step embraces the journey of discomfort and redefining his perspective of achievement by sharing his story.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Andrew Hughes discuss the following:

  1. What inspired you to become an explorer?
  2. How do you motivate yourself in midst of failure?
  3. What process does your body go through preparing for a summit and what do you do for recovery?
  4. What are some trainings people can practice at home that you would typically use in training?
  5. Your approach to health and fitness is very holistic by involving mind, body, and soul- how does you integrate this into your day to day life when you’re not on an expedition?

Andrew Hughes pursued the path that checked all the boxes that aligned with the socially acceptable narrative of success- from what he studied, his career, and his relationships.

When failure found Andrew and the world he had constructed began to the crumble, he discovered that the foundations of life were built upon other people's dreams and not his own. Faced with a choice to embrace the uncomfortable and unknown, the mountains answered Andrew's questions of his own dreams.

He embraced the journey of redefining his relationship with discomfort, which altered his perspective of achievement, and unified the fragmented aspects of himself. Now, he stands whole compelled to lead, inspire and motivate others to redefine success, embrace the uncomfortable and enjoy the journey with eyes wide open.


Website: https://andrewihughes.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/andrewifitshughes 
Instagram: instagram.com/andrew_i_hughes
Twitter: twitter.com/AndrewIHughes

Direct-to-consumer wellness brand creates plant-powered supplements to nourish body’s needs

Direct-to-consumer wellness brand creates plant-powered supplements to nourish body’s needs

May 19, 2020

 

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Vin Amin, Founder of Eu Natural, which is a leading wellness brand that creates plant-powered formulas to meet your body’s needs joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Supplement Channels. The wellness brand’s premium health supplements are made in the USA and follow Good Manufacturing Practices.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Vin Amin discuss the following:

  1. Why did you create Eu Natural?
  2. Which supplement(s) do you see being the most popular among your customers?
  3. We noticed your IMMUNITY bundle sold out fast once the stay at home mandates took place. What supplements are in this bundle?
  4. National Infertility Awareness Week occurred last week from April 19-25. Tell us more about the FERTILITY bundle you offer to consumers?
  5. Tell us more about your partnership with the nonprofit Vitamin Angels?

Vinay Amin is the founder of Eu Natural, a direct-to-consumer wellness brand that creates plant-powered formulas to meet your body’s needs. Vinay began his career in engineering and digital marketing, helping startups with their growth. Seeing a need for natural solutions to an expanding list of health concerns, he transitioned into the wellness industry and started Eu Natural in 2013 with a consumer-first approach.

 

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Website: https://store.eunatural.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EuNaturalHealth 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eunatural 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EuNaturalHealth

Health is Wealth: Covid-19 and the intersection of Public Health and Economic Wellbeing

Health is Wealth: Covid-19 and the intersection of Public Health and Economic Wellbeing

May 16, 2020

 

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Jack Plotkin, the CEO of Cardinal Solutions, a boutique advisory and investment firm based in New York City that has worked with firms across the healthcare, life sciences, consumer, and real estate sectors joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Jack Plotkin discuss the following:

  1. What's the nature of your background in healthcare?
  2. Did you see the COVID-19 pandemic coming?
  3. Do you think governments have taken the appropriate action to combat COVID-19?
  4. What can individuals do to maintain their physical and psychological safety in this environment?
  5. What about the economic fallout?
  6. Do you have any final tips to help us stay healthy?

Jack Plotkin is the CEO of Cardinal Solutions, a boutique advisory and investment firm based in New York City. With an appetite for knowledge and a drive for success, Jack Plotkin has continuously found himself at the forefront of emerging technologies and industry change.

Jack has spent nearly 20 years working with healthcare companies and almost seven years in the cauldron of healthcare’s technological advancements. In that time, he has become a recognized industry thought leader and a driving force behind cutting edge healthcare technologies having advised more than a hundred Fortune 500 firms across all major industries.


Website: www.cardinalsol.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/jack.plotkin.1 
Twitter: twitter.com/realjackplotkin

Relationships and Coronavirus with Dr. Ann Schiebert

Relationships and Coronavirus with Dr. Ann Schiebert

May 13, 2020

 

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Dr. Ann Schiebert, a psychologist in the Emergency Department (ED) at the medical center of one of America’s most respected major HMO's joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Relationship Channels. Dr. Schiebert also works in the hospital and emergency department evaluating psych crisis patients.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Ann Schiebert discuss the following:

  1. You have said that what’s happening with the Coronavirus can have a very positive effect on relationships. What do you mean by that?
  2. How have you advised your patients to get through this pandemic when they are stuck inside with people who have been problematic to them?
  3. You do couples counseling. Do you see this time as an opportunity to heal romantic relationships that have somehow become distant?
  4. Many of us are living with “stay at home” orders from our government officials. Any creative ideas for activities that could have help family members bond together?
  5. Any thoughts about how to interact with kids who are accustomed to spending the day at school with their friends and who are now bored and irritated?

SUMMARY | HOT TIP: Use your “Coronavirus Lock-Down” time to mend relationships, to create fun activities, to solve problems and to find new ways to love each other.


Dr. Ann Schiebert is a psychologist in the Emergency Department (ED) at the medical center of one of the country’s most respected major HMO’s. There, she evaluates for safety, determines types of treatments, assesses capacity and cognitive impairment, and provides feedback and support for families of patients in the ED. In addition, Dr. Schiebert also works in the medical center’s Chemical Dependency Department where she treats patients challenged by trauma, chemical dependency, codependency and dual diagnosis.

Ann has an excellent success rate in helping families turn their situations around, and she is highly sought after for her work. She finds it rewarding to facilitate patients in discovering their wonderful, authentic selves, and getting them back to a healthy mindset.

Another of Dr. Schiebert’s area of expertise is helping people in unhappy romantic relationships investigate how they got in their current situation, how to reconsider the “path to romance,” and how to create happier long-term relationships. Ann is the host of Dr. Ann’s Relationship Radio Show on America’s Web Radio, which provides information and helps listeners create new ways of meeting relationship challenges.

Her teaching experience pertaining to Clinical Skills and Psychopathology during graduate school gave Ann an ability to interact with a variety of audiences and to be comfortable doing so. As a psychologist, she uses this “gift” to teach groups of between thirty and forty patients on the topics of communication, how to work a program of recovery and healthy relationships.

Ann has penned a series of books titled Let’s Make a Contract. She has four in the series thus far:

  • Getting Your Teen Through Substance Abuse
  • Getting Your Teen Through High School and Beyond
  • Getting Through Unhappy Romantic Relationships
  • Getting Your Teen Past the Opioid Epidemic

She’s been up close and personal to all of those matters in her own life. If she were a member of a tribe, her special role would be healer, and rightfully so.

In her spare time Ann enjoys traveling to Europe. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and her two ragamuffin kittens, Biscuit and Teddy. She is the mother of three adult children.

 

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Website: www.drannschiebert.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/LetsMakeAContractBookSeries 
Twitter: @DrSchiebert


The beliefs, 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.

Incorporating the Use of Propolis into our Daily Lives

Incorporating the Use of Propolis into our Daily Lives

May 12, 2020

 

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Dr. Asli Tanugur Samanci the CEO and Founder of BEE & YOU, an innovative provider of natural BEE products again joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Supplement Channels.

Dr. Samanci is a food scientist committed to creating natural and healthy products for the educated consumer & a pioneer to combine science and nature for safer, more effective natural bee products.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Asli Tanugur Samanci discuss the following:

  1. You mentioned in our previous interview the benefits of Propolis. Can you repeat and remind us what is Propolis and what are the properties of it?
  2. How does Propolis effect our immune system?
  3. How can we incorporate the use of Propolis into our daily life?
  4. Can you tell me your own personal story about propolis and your son's disease? 5.
  5. Where can we find Propolis, and it what form? Is it available on Amazon or CVS as well?

Dr. Asli Tanugur Samanci is the CEO and Founder of BEE & YOU, an innovative provider of natural BEE products.

A food scientist committed to creating natural and healthy products for the educated consumer, Dr. Samanci is a pioneer to combine science and nature for safer, more effective natural bee products. She created a business modal to contract the beekeepers to prevent bees from becoming extinct. This also allowed her to create and patent the Propolis in its healthiest, most natural and safe form. Her ultimate goal is to make Propolis a consistent product harvested from all the beehives available in the world and introduce the natural healing power of Anatolian Propolis to the world.

BEE & YOU products (Royal Jelly, Propolis, Pure Raw Honey) are antiviral, antibacterial and they are natural energy boosters. They are effective in fighting allergy symptoms naturally and they support the immune system. They are 100% natural; Gluten Free; Non-GMO; Pesticide Free; Free from additives & colorants & preservatives. Bee and you products have innovative taste options for kids and adults. And they are on sale at 3000 CVS stores nationally and at Amazon.

 

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Website: www.beeandyou.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/BeeAndYouNatural 
Instagram: @beeandyounatural 
Twitter: @beeandyou

Combined Music and Play Therapy: A new way to changing toddler sleep habits!

Combined Music and Play Therapy: A new way to changing toddler sleep habits!

May 6, 2020

 

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Deb Herdman, Director & Developer of Nigh’ Nigh’ Sleepy Head, a company that helps parents guide their children into better sleep using music and play therapy joins eHealth Radio and the Children's Health and Health News Channels.


Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Deb Herdman discuss the following:

  1. Why does my toddler wake up so much?
  2. Are routines important?
  3. Do you think controlled crying is useful?
  4. Can you briefly how the 3 R’s to Sleep Success was developed?
  5. Why is the combination of music and play therapy so effective in helping children develop better sleep skills.

Deb Herdman is a multi-generational mum with over 25 years of experience as a registered nurse.Founding Nigh’ Nigh’ Sleepy Head in 2011, when her third child had infant and toddler sleep and settling issues, Debs music and play therapy system have produced outstanding results toward helping families improve sleep issues and enhance bonding for better physical and emotional health.

As the composer of the unique Nigh’ Nigh’ music, Debs approach supports attentive parenting so children can develop sleep independence and self-regulation without stress. She is the author of two e/Books that describe her 3 R’s to Sleep Success system based on Routine, Re-connection, and Relaxation.

Deb has been published in Australia and internationally including recently in ‘Life research’ Journal. She consults privately, to parent groups and community health institutions and recently opened the worlds first music and play therapy ‘Nigh’ Nigh’ Baby Sleep School’ that supports parents face to face or video link, in their home or the clinic. She presents interactive workshops and webinars to parents with children aged 0 to 5+ years including children with special needs where they can learn the ‘3 R’s to Sleep Success’ technique.

Deb is passionate about educating parents about the outstanding benefits music has to emotional, the developing brain and helping parents understand the importance of good sleep practice for life. The Nigh’ Nigh’ Sleepy Head® resources and system aligns with best mental health practice, and music and lullaby research.

Deb is a registered nurse (DipHealthScience) and Certificates in Safe Sleep Space Education. Professional associations include AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority) and APRA/AMCOS (Australasian Performing Right Association), WWC (Working with Children Certificate).

In addition to helping families thrive, Deb homeschools her youngest son and continues to develop her passion for song writing music and composition. She enjoys her rural lifestyle in Central Victoria, Australia.

 

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Websites: www.nighnigh.com | nighnighbabysleepschool.com.au

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/nighnighsleepyhead  | facebook.com/babysleepschoolbendigo 
Twitter: @NighNighSleepy

Oral Care and COVID-19 with Dr. Charles Sutera

Oral Care and COVID-19 with Dr. Charles Sutera

May 5, 2020

 

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Dr. Charles Sutera, the Founder of Aesthetic Smile Reconstruction, a leader in delivering advanced multidisciplinary dentistry again joins eHealth Radio and the Cosmetic Dental and Health News Channels. Dr. Sutera discusses safe guidelines and best bets for taking good care of our teeth during COVID-19.

 

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

  1. First of all, what is the best daily care routine people should be engaging in to keep their teeth at their healthiest?
  2. What can people due in lieu of their regular cleaning and checkups? Are there any at-home substitutes for this important regular care?
  3. What about aesthetics? Are there things we can do to keep our smiles bright and white as well?
  4. What are guidelines for when to seek dental care? Is there a list of symptoms or signs that indicates urgent care is needed?
  5. There have been so many warnings to keep your hands away from your mouth and face. Can you tell us why this is so important?

Dr. Charles Sutera DMD, FAGD, is the Founder of Aesthetic Smile Reconstruction, and is a leader in delivering advanced multidisciplinary dentistry. He has completed post graduate education programs in the fields of dental anesthesiology, smile aesthetics, dental implantology, TMJ and oral surgery. Dr. Sutera is board certified in moderate parenteral sedation by the Massachusetts Dental Board. He completed the coveted Aesthetic Advantage program at New York University which is recognized as a leader in veneers, smile makeovers, and facial aesthetics training.

Dr. Sutera has also earned the distinguished designation of Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) and is recognized in the dentistry field as a leader, exemplifying to other dentists the importance of quality continuing dental education.

Dr. Sutera completed his implant training at the Whitecap Surgical Center in Salt Lake City, extensive periodontal training at the GIDE Institute, and has trained in 3rd molar surgery. He continues to maintain certification in proficiency by the Academy of Laser Dentistry, and is a recognized Invisalign provider. He strives to make treatment a comforting process, encourages patient involvement, and is meticulous in achieving the highest level of results. He attended Gettysburg College where he earned the prestigious Presidential Scholarship each year of attendance. He studied dentistry at Tufts School of Dental Medicine, and after graduating he has practiced in Portland, Boston, and Waltham, MA.

 

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Website: aestheticsmilereconstruction.com

Other Links:
Blog: aestheticsmilereconstruction.com/blog 
Facebook: facebook.com/aestheticsmilereconstruction