W4CY & W4VET 05/24/2018

Our first guest today is Cindy Baier, President & CEO, Brookdale Senior Living.  She will share some practical tips, resources and a thoughtful guide for  creating a care giving plan for your loved ones. She will also share her personal story when she helped her own mother move into a senior living community.

There area wide variety of care solutions and it all begins with research.  Communities like Brookdale offer a comprehensive menu of senior living options including independent living,assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing. They assist in evaluating each individual situation and help ease the transition with loved ones.  Brookdale is the largest senior living provider in the country, with more than 100,000 seniors who live in more than one thousand communities across the country. Offering a person-centered approach to care, Brookdale specializes in really getting to know its residents and tailoring care and activities to every individual. For more information, please visit: www.brookdale.com

 

 

Linda DeCarlo, USPS, Manager of Safety discusses dog attacks a nationwide issue and not just a postal problem. The Postal Service, joined by the American HumaneAmerican Veterinary Medical Association, Insurance Information Institute and State Farm Insurance, is driving home the message that dog bites are a national problem and education can resolve the issue.

The encouraging news is that the number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide reached 6,244 in 2017 — more than 500 fewer than 2016. But it is still a big problem.  Today, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is showcasing technology that alerts mail carriers of potential attacks while releasing its annual list of cities where the most dog attacks were recorded. The organization also highlights safety initiatives to help protect its employees and offers tips to pet owners. It is also interesting to note that half of the 4.5 million Americans bitten by dogs annually are children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To spread the word on social media, use word the hashtag #preventdogbites.  

 

 

Sherry A. Martin, MD, Vice President of Diabetes Global Medical Affairs at Eli Lilly and Company. Dr. Martin she discusses the potential benefits of this neighborhood-based, data-driven approach to addressing the diabetes epidemic. Dr. Martin will also discuss how this program directly supports Lilly’s 30X30 initiative, the company’s goal to improve access to quality health care for 30 million people in undeserved communities every year by 2030.

Sherry A. Martin, MD, is Vice President of Diabetes Global Medical Affairs at Eli Lilly and Company with oversight for Diabetes Medical Affairs and Global Medical Affairs Hosted Capabilities for all therapeutic areas. Dr. Martin has been extensively involved in Phase 3-4 clinical trial research and regulatory submissions and has co-authored multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals such as Diabetes Care, the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, and The New England Journal of Medicine. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine with a subspecialty certification in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. For 15 years prior to entering the pharmaceutical industry, she was a private practice clinical endocrinologist in Mississippi, Medical Director of the North Mississippi Diabetes Treatment Center, and served as an executive board member and Chair of the Medical Staff for North Mississippi Health Services, the largest rural hospital system in the United States.

 

Our next guest is Roger Stupp, MD –from  Northwestern Medicine he is a Neuro-Oncologist.  He is a world-renowned brain tumor expert he discusses five innovative surgical treatment options  that have transformed quality of life and survival rates for patients with glioblastoma; NeuroBlate, immunotherapy, Gamma Knife surgery, Tumor Treating Fields and endoscopic endonasal tumor removal.  Dr. Stupp will also provide insight about medical management of brain tumors including tumor treating fields.

Roger Stupp is best known for his contributions in landmarks trials establishing temozolomide and, most recently tumor treating fields as the standard of care for glioblastoma patients. In 2017 he took new responsibilities as leader of medical neuro-oncology and cancer research within Northwestern Universities Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Brain Tumor Institute. He remains dedicated to translational cancer research, scientific cooperation and believes in the importance of well-designed clinical trials conducted within academic cooperative groups.  For more information please visit braintumorinstitute.org 

 

 

Our last guest is Dr. Kalynn Rohde, a clinical pharmacist with UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She will discuss how to properly store and dispose of old medicines to help prevent poisoning of children and pets, misuse by teens and adults, and other problems that could arise from accidentally taking a wrong or expired medicine. Dr. Rohde also talks about how to protect the environment from damage by chemicals.

Dr. Kalynn Rohde, a clinical pharmacist with UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Rohde represents UNC Health Care, which was honored with the 2017 Award for Excellence in Medication Safety. The award is offered in collaboration by the ASHP Foundation and the Cardinal Health Foundation.  in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Rohde represents UNC Health Care, which was honored with the 2017 Award for Excellence in Medication Safety. The award is offered in collaboration by the ASHP Foundation and the Cardinal Health Foundation.  For more information go to Unchealthcare.org

Radio Fairfax 5-22-2018

Dr. Ken Redcross, M.D., internal medicine and concierge doctor. His topic today is Hit the Refresh Button: These Three “D” Spring Health Hacks Pay Huge Dividends.

Ken Redcross, MD, is founder of Redcross Concierge, a personalized medical practice designed to enhance the patient-doctor relationship while providing convenient access to a full spectrum of healthcare services and holistic and wellness counseling. As one of the first full-service concierge, personalized medical practices in the United States, Redcross’ patient portfolio includes C-level business executives, athletes and professionals in the entertainment industry, as well as individuals from all walks and stages of life including college students, young professionals, busy parents and retirees. His focus on developing the patient-doctor bond is a unique characteristic of his concierge services that allows for a more strategic and customized approach to each patient’s healthcare plan.

With extensive on-camera experience with major national television shows including “The Doctors,” “The Insider” and E! Entertainment Television, Redcross frequently shares his expertise in managing everyday health challenges to a broad audience. He has also authored numerous consumer-focused health articles for MSN Latino and Everyday Health.

Redcross earned his medical degree from the prestigious Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, specializing in internal medicine. During his training, he participated in fellowships in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, to fulfill his passion in serving the under-served while enhancing his medical fluency in Spanish. After completing his residency, Redcross co-founded and served as president of Medi-Stop, an urgent care, walk-in clinic in California, treating minor medical ailments. He is based in New York, but travels across the country as his concierge practice requires. For more information go to http://drredcross.com

 

Our second guest is Grace Gold a beauty expert who will share the latest trends in skincare, hair and fashion, and reveal her top tips to freshen up your beauty routine.

Grace Gold is a beauty, wellness, and lifestyle expert who provides expertise on-air, in print and online. Her work lends an informed perspective with over 14 years of reporting experience. She has contributed to the TODAY show and ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX affiliate stations cross country, magazines including Marie Claire, BRIDES and Redbook, and digital sites Vogue, Elle, SELF, and Women’s Health. Grace’s mission is to help you feel and look your best. She informs in a friendly and positive tone, with down-to-earth candor and solutions that really work. Gracegold.com

 

Our last guest is Dr. Kalynn Rohde, a clinical pharmacist with UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She will discuss how to properly store and dispose of old medicines to help prevent poisoning of children and pets, misuse by teens and adults, and other problems that could arise from accidentally taking a wrong or expired medicine. Dr. Rohde also talks about how to protect the environment from damage by chemicals.

Dr. Kalynn Rohde, a clinical pharmacist with UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Rohde represents UNC Health Care, which was honored with the 2017 Award for Excellence in Medication Safety. The award is offered in collaboration by the ASHP Foundation and the Cardinal Health Foundation.  in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Rohde represents UNC Health Care, which was honored with the 2017 Award for Excellence in Medication Safety. The award is offered in collaboration by the ASHP Foundation and the Cardinal Health Foundation.  For more information go to Unchealthcare.org

WWLN 1080AM/ WDZY1290AM/103.3FM KWDF 840AM/99.7FM 05/19/2018

Our first guest is  Author Lauren Marino will discuss how the Queen of Country music runs a $650 million empire, is one of the country’s biggest literacy advocates and brings people from all walks of life together during these divisive times. The new book is titled “What would Dolly Do: How to be a Diamond in a Rhinestone World”.  The All American icon Dolly Parton is the role model we need right now!

Part biography, part words of wisdom and life lessons the book highlights the very best of the highly quotable Dolly Parton. Her unrelenting positivity and belief in everyone’s ability to overcome adversity through grit, faith, a strong work ethic and a big heart got her out of poverty. From the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, she became an international superstar, a successful businessperson and philanthropist, the epitome of the American Dream. How did she do it and how can anyone tap into their inner Dolly and put wings on their own dreams?

 

Our next guest is Dan Rutherford the director of the Office of Customer Education and Outreach at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, he will discuss Cryptocurrency.

Dan  leads a team of financial education and outreach professionals on a mission to design educational initiatives to help market customers and the general public to protect themselves against fraud or other deceptive practices. He regularly speak to investors about fraud risks and fraud avoidance tactics.

Prior to joining the CFTC, he was the senior content specialist in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Financial Education, where he developed, reviewed and directed financial education content and national campaigns for the CFPB.

He also served as an associate director in FINRA’s Investor Education office, where I created and promoted online information that helped investors, military service members and older investors avoid fraud.discusses how to avoid Financial Scams and protect consumers from losing money.

Prior to joining the CFTC, Rutherford was among the team that organized the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Office of Financial Education. The bureau was created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection act, signed by President Obama in July 2010 and launched as in independent agency in July 2011. Mr. Rutherford, as the senior content specialist in the Office of Financial Education, led the CFPB’s efforts in providing an array of educational materials that consumers use today to make more informed financial decisions. He also led a number of national educational initiatives while at the bureau.

Before joining the CFPB, Mr. Rutherford was an associate director of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) Office of Investor Education, where he crafted a number of marketing and educational campaigns for the authority and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. His work focused on helping older Americans to spot investment fraud and provided them with tools to avoid it. He also assisted military service members and their families by showing them how to effectively manage their income while coping with the financial pressures of deployments and relocations.