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Harnessing the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Harnessing the Immune System to Fight Cancer

October 4, 2019

 

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Rick Fair, President & CEO of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company working to develop innovative treatments for cancer that are more effective and safer than standard chemotherapy and radiation treatment joins eHealth Radio & the Cancer Information and Health News Channels.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Rick Fair discuss the following:

  1. How does CAR-T cancer therapy compare to standard cancer treatments?
  2. What are some of the drawbacks to CAR-T Therapy?
  3. What is Bellicum doing to address these challenges?
  4. What should people keep in mind when thinking about cancer treatment?

Rick Fair is the President and CEO of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company working to develop innovative treatments for cancer that are more effective and safer than standard chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Prior to joining Bellicum, Mr. Fair served as the Senior Vice President, Head of Oncology Global Product Strategy at Genentech/Roche, where he led oncology product strategy and global commercialization. He also oversaw the global launch of five new cancer treatments, including TECENTRIQ®, the first immunotherapy approval for patients with advanced bladder cancer and contributed to a substantial expansion of investment into cancer immunotherapy and precision medicine.

Prior to Genentech, Mr. Fair spent nine years at Johnson & Johnson, where he held leadership roles in marketing, managed care and reimbursement strategy, and managed care customer management. Mr. Fair received his B.S. from the University of Michigan and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

 

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Website: bellicum.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Bellicum-Pharmaceuticals-Inc
Twitter: @BellicumPharma

Intravenous (IV) Vitamin Therapy: The Facts Behind the Fad

Intravenous (IV) Vitamin Therapy: The Facts Behind the Fad

September 24, 2019

 

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Dr. Yelena Deshko, ND, a general family practitioner and the Founder of Timeless Health Clinic in downtown Toronto and a leader in the field of naturopathic intravenous vitamin therapy joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Dr. Yelena Deshko discuss the following:

  1. What is IV Vitamin therapy?
  2. Why would someone choose to opt for intravenous vitamins over oral supplements?
  3. What is the history behind the use of IV Vitamin therapy?
  4. What type of health conditions can benefit from this treatment?
  5. What should one look for when choosing a clinic or facility to receive IV Vitamin Drips?

Conclusion: Intravenous Vitamin Therapy is a safe and effective novel treatment for a variety of health conditions as well as optimization of overall wellness.


Dr. Yelena Deshko ND is a leader in the field of naturopathic intravenous (IV) therapy in Toronto, Canada. She is a general family practitioner with a special interest in integrative oncology, anti-aging medicine, and hormonal health. Dr. Deshko combines traditional and conventional medicine in her practice, including acupuncture, botanical medicine as well as diet and lifestyle counseling. She is the founder of Timeless Health Clinic in downtown Toronto.

 

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Website: timelesshealthclinic.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/timelesshealthclinic 
Instagram: @timeless_health_clinic

Why therapists need to take marketing seriously

Why therapists need to take marketing seriously

August 21, 2019

 

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Avivit Fisher, a Marketing Coach and a Principal at REdD Strategy, an agency that helps therapists to launch and grow their private practices joins eHealth Radio and the Health Marketing Channel.

 

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

  1. Why did you decide to focus on a niche like therapists in private practice?
  2. What is the main problem with not marketing yourself as a therapist today?
  3. What does a clinician need to keep in mind when they are marketing their practice?
  4. How has people's beahvior change with respect to "shopping for a therapist" in the last few years?
  5. What are the first marketing steps you would recommend to take for someone who is launching a private practice?

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 believes that with the right marketing strategy therapists can reach more people who really need help. She helps her clients create and deliver a marketing message that connects and converts ideal clients.

 

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Website: reddstrategy.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/reddstrategy 
Twitter: @reddstrategy 

Find Freedom Fast: Short-Term Therapy That Works with Dr. Robert T. London

Find Freedom Fast: Short-Term Therapy That Works with Dr. Robert T. London

June 18, 2019

 

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Dr. Robert T. London is a well-known psychiatrist, educator, writer and a practitioner for 40 years joins eHealth Radio and the Mental Health and Health News Channels. Dr. London is the founder and former head of the short-term psychotherapy unit at NYU Langone Medical Center, and a pioneer in consumer health care radio and TV programming. His new book is called: Find Freedom Fast: Short-Term Therapy That Works.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Robert T. London discuss the following:

  1. Why did you write this book?
  2. What is Short Term Therapy and who does it work for?
  3. How long is short term therapy supposed to last?
  4. What makes short term therapy different for other therapies?
  5. You talk about CBT - cognitive behavior therapy, what is it?
  6. How can a person be a good consumer of mental health care?

Dr. Robert T. London is a well-known psychiatrist, educator, and writer. A practitioner for 40 years, he is founder and former head of the short-term psychotherapy unit at NYU Langone Medical Center, and a pioneer in consumer health care radio and TV programming. His articles and columns appear in his own newspaper columns, as well as in leading medical journals and popular magazines, and he is a frequent source to national TV, radio, and print outlets. His new book is Find Freedom Fast: Short-Term Therapy That Works.

 

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Website: findfreedomfast.com

“I used to be a miserable f*ck” - title of my new book coming out in January

“I used to be a miserable f*ck” - title of my new book coming out in January

October 24, 2018

 

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John Kim, known as The Angry Therapist online and co founder of JNRI coaching that trains and certifies life coaches joins eHealth Radio and the Health News and Personal Development Channels. He has been documenting his story after his divorce and rebirth since 2011.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest John Kim discuss the following:

  1. Why do you call yourself the angry therapist?
  2. How did you develop your passion to redefine men?
  3. What's the difference between a therapist and a life coach?
  4. How does this connect to a healthy lifestyle?

 

After going through a divorce and a re-birth, John Kim started an online movement to change the way we change.  He pulled the curtain back and practiced transparency which therapists are not supposed to do.  He also helped people in unconventional ways. Met them at coffee shops, worked out with them, came in casual over clinical. He believes if we're going to talk about life, let's do life while we're talking and quickly built a devoted following of tens of thousands of fans who loved the frank and authentic insights that I freely shared on social media.

 

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Website: www.theangrytherapist.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: facebook.com/theangrytherapist
Twitter: https://twitter.com/angrytherapist 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theangrytherapist

Opening Up on Couples Therapy

Opening Up on Couples Therapy

September 3, 2018

 

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Lee Kraemer, Registered Psychotherapist with PRS Toronto that matches individuals and couples with therapists suited to their needs joins eHealth Radio and the Relationship & Psychotherapy Channels to discuss opening up on couples therapy.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Lee Kraemer discuss the following:

  1. What are some signs a couple should give couple's therapy a try?
  2. Is there a point in a relationship when therapy is not the answer, or that therapy is too late to initiate?
  3. What happens in a couples' therapy session? What should people expect?
  4. What are some techniques preferred  for couples' therapy
  5. How long does couples therapy take?
  6. When do you know whether you should stay together or separate?

 

Lee Kraemer is a registered psychotherapist with the College of Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) in Toronto and a member of the Canadian Association for Psychodynamic Therapy (CAPT). Her specialty is working with relationships; a few sessions can improve communication and deepen your understanding of each other.

 

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Websites: www.prstoronto.com | www.leekraemer.ca

Optimize Your Hormones, Improve Your Life with Dr. Jennifer Hicks

Optimize Your Hormones, Improve Your Life with Dr. Jennifer Hicks

August 14, 2018

 

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Dr. Jennifer Hicks from The Key Laser Institute in Portland, Oregon joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel to discuss hormonal therapy.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Jennifer Hicks discuss the following:

  1. What is hormonal therapy?
  2. What conditions can Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy treat?
  3. Who are the ideal patients for this procedure?
  4. BHRT has preventative benefits, can you explain these?
  5. Does this treatment have any side effects?

 

Dr. Jennifer Hicks is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and has been practicing since 2005. Her education and many years of experience have led her to understand the importance of a patient’s overall well-being and to view health from a holistic perspective. She currently serves as the BioTe and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy practitioner at Key Laser Institute.

She is especially passionate about helping her patients feel more confident in their bodies, gain more enjoyment from life, and have more energy!  This passion creates a perfect atmosphere for the synergistic practice of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and aesthetic medicine.  Dr. Hicks is passionate about life-long learning and educating patients about the role hormones play in their overall health.

When she’s away from the office, you can find Dr. Hicks tending to her garden, relaxing with a good book, or exploring the outdoors with her husband and two children.

 

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Website: www.keylaserinstitute.com

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

Stem Cell Therapy Offers New Hope for What Plagues Us

Stem Cell Therapy Offers New Hope for What Plagues Us

February 28, 2018

 

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Dr. Joseph Christiano, ND, CNC, CNHP, who is a naturopathic doctor, certified nutritional counselor and certified nutritional health professional joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel to talk about Stem Cell Therapy offering new hope for what plagues us.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Joseph Christiano discuss the following:

  1. Why do you characterize adult stem cell therapy and activators as a disruptive technology?
  2. What are the main advantages of stem cell therapy over conventional medical treatments?
  3. How does stem cell treatment work to heal chronic pain or degenerative illnesses?
  4. How should patients choose from the different types of therapies you describe in Stem Cell Revolution?
  5. When do you predict adult stem cell therapy will become mainstream?

 

Joseph Christiano, ND, CNC, CNHP, is a naturopathic doctor, certified nutritional counselor and certified nutritional health professional through Trinity College of Natural Health. “Dr. Joe” has spent more than 50 years both personally and professionally in natural health, including: exercise/diet, pain management, anti-aging and stem cell therapies and treatments.

He is president and founder of Body Redesigning by Joseph Christiano®, and best-selling author of Bloodtypes, Bodytypes and YOU, among others. His new book, Stem Cell Revolution, describes how stem cell therapies, treatments and activators are becoming game changers in the world of natural health.

 

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Website: www.bodyredesigning.com

A unique treatment approach for drug-resistant epilepsy

A unique treatment approach for drug-resistant epilepsy

December 14, 2017

 

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Jason Richey, President of LivaNova North America and General Manager of the company’s Neuromodulation business joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.

He’ll be discussing VNS Therapy – the first and only FDA-approved device for drug-resistant epilepsy that is clinically proven safe and effective for adults and children as young as four years of age. VNS Therapy is designed to prevent seizures before they start and stop them if they do.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Jason Richey discuss the following:

  • What exactly is VNS Therapy? How does it work?
  • VNS Therapy is FDA-approved to treat refractory or drug-resistant epilepsy. How common is it for people to have seizures which can’t be controlled by drugs alone?
  • Who is a good candidate for VNS Therapy?
  • Children as young as four years old can now receive VNS Therapy. What are the benefits of starting this treatment at a younger age?
  • Tell me about the newly released SenTiva generator and next-generation VNS Therapy Programming System. How does the latest system improve upon past versions?
  • More than 100,000 people have used VNS Therapy, many of whom have achieved long-term seizure control. What are some of the most common comments they share about their experience?
  • What are the potential side effects of VNS Therapy, and how do they compare to other epilepsy treatments?
  • What does LivaNova have in store for the future of VNS Therapy?

 

About Jason Richey: As LivaNova's President of North America and General Manager of the Neuromodulation business, Jason Richey has over 20 years of experience in the medical technology industry. With 15 years of tenure at Cyberonics (LivaNova’s predecessor) starting in 2001, Mr. Richey has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

About VNS Therapy: VNS Therapy is the first and only FDA-approved device for drug-resistant epilepsy that is clinically proven safe and effective for adults and children as young as four years of age. VNS Therapy is designed to prevent seizures before they occur and stop them if they do. It is a unique treatment approach developed specifically for people with drug-resistant epilepsy — a condition that affects one in three people with epilepsy.

 

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Websiteswww.VNSTherapy.com | www.SeizureControl.com

Facebook: https://Facebook.com/VNSTherapyforEpilepsy

How combination devices will change treatment techniques and overall health outcomes

How combination devices will change treatment techniques and overall health outcomes

December 11, 2017

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Reginald Swift, Founder & CEO at Rubix LS that is a research and development engineering firm developing combination device therapies for rare and orphan diseases joins eHealth Radio and the Health News & Therapy Channels.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Reginald Swift discuss the following questions:

  • What do you believe combination devices will do for us in the future?
  • You mention cross-pollinate in areas of your website, how does your combination device development relate to technology in other industry sectors?
  • Tell us about Project Hercules?
  • As an emerging startup firm, where do you see the firm in the next 5 years of combination product development?
  • Are your products out on the market now? If not, is it being used in any other technologies or companies?

Reginald Swift is an engineering professional with his background in Mechanical Engineering from FIU and later on to advance the science into Molecular Mechanical Engineering where he will be receive an honorary PhD for his work in combination device application in Multiple Sclerosis.  

Reginald Swift is the Chief Visionary Engineer and founder of Rubix LS, a research and development engineering firm that is articulating specialty engineering development and cross-pollinating methodologies in a variety of industry sectors; while the core remains in biotechnology and life-sciences as a whole.

Reginald has worked in a variety of roles within the life-science sector and has developed and contributed to the involvement of a few patents and special development that has bolstered product performance for patients worldwide.

Reginald's professional affiliations stem from National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Advanced Bio-materials, American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, Rare Disease Day & Society of Nanoengineering.

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Website: www.rubixls.com