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Karen Howard, CEO and Executive Director of Organic & Natural Health Association is a visionary and results-focused leader who has spent more than 30 years working with Congress, state legislatures and healthcare organizations to develop innovative healthcare policy and programs. She has held a variety of executive positions, including serving as professional staff for a Congressional committee, and has policy expertise in the diverse areas of integrative and complementary medicine, managed care, healthcare technology and mental health. An advocate at heart, she has worked to strategically advance the mission and vision of organizations through effective advocacy and strong collaboration. Prior to Organic & Natural Health, Howard served as executive director for both the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Schools. During her nearly 10-year tenure at AANP, she built a sustainable infrastructure, significantly improved financial performance, established a strong federal presence and supported multiple state association advocacy efforts for licensure. Also during this time, the naturopathic medicine profession established itself as a key component of comprehensive healthcare for the future. For more information go to organicandnatural.org


Our guest Mark Kohler, CPA and Senior Tax Advisor for TaxSlayer will share last minute Tax Tips and How to Ensure You’re Maximizing Your Refunds. Mark J. Kohler, M.Pr.A., C.P.A., J.D., is a best-selling author; national speaker; radio show host; writer and video personality for Entrepreneur.com; real estate investor; senior partner in the law firm, Kyler, Kohler, Ostermiller & Sorensen, and the accounting firm of Kohler & Eyre, CPAs. Mark is a personal and small business tax and legal expert, who helps clients build and protect wealth through wealth management strategies, and business and tax remedies often overlooked in this challenging, ever-changing economic climate. His seminars have helped tens of thousands of individuals and small business owners navigate the maze of legal, regulatory and financial laws to greater success and wealth. For more information go to markjkohler.com or www.taxslayer.com


Our last guest is Jodi Olshevski, M.S., Gerontology, The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence will share important tips to plan for home maintenance needs. She’ll also share smart home technologies that can help with home maintenance and help prevent home damage that may result in costly home repairs.

Jodi Olshevski is executive director of The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence, leading a team of corporate gerontologists who conduct primary research and deliver expert services across The Hartford. The team has won numerous awards, and is nationally-recognized as the pre-eminent corporate gerontology organization in the United States. An expert on a wide array of aging related topics, such as caregiving, eldercare, housing, and older driver issues, Olshevski has been interviewed widely by national and regional television and radio shows, including the CBS Early Show and NBC Nightly News, and by national publications such as the Chicago Tribune, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and the AARP Bulletin, to name a few.

Olshevski is a frequent lecturer on business and aging at professional conferences and on industry panels, has held an adjunct faculty position at Pennsylvania State University, and is a Visiting Research Fellow at MIT AgeLab. She is also co-author of the book Stress Reduction for Caregivers, published by Taylor & Francis. Prior to joining The Hartford in 2000, Olshevski held positions at Work/Family Directions, Inc., Ceridian Performance Partners, and Senior Care Network. Olshevski has a master’s degree in gerontology from the University of Southern California. For more information go to  www.thehartford.com/lifetime to learn about home maintenance and how to keep your home at its best, and take a tour of a virtual home to experience some examples of damage that can occur in the home.

Christian Talk 1160 AM July 23, 2016

joelOur first guest today is Joel L. Strom, D.D.S., M.S., is a longtime Delegate to the RNC since 1996 and now a trained surrogate to the Republican National Convention and a Trump Supporter.  He is a practicing general dentist in Beverly Hills, CA and a Fellow at the Jesse Unruh Institute of Politics at the University of Southern California.

Dr. Strom conveyed the mood of the delegates on the floor and provided a firsthand account of what’s happening at the Convention this past week .A nationally recognized speaker, focus-group participant and panelist on a wide variety of topics including political leadership for healthcare professionals and political organizational leadership.  He has served as Republican National Committee Delegate/Alternate Delegate/Whip/Spokesperson 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008.

Dr. Strom is the founder and chief strategist for Doc Squads, a project of the Dr. Joseph Warren Institute, a 501c4.  Doc Squads recruits, trains, organizes and deploys physicians into the public health care debate defending the doctor patient relationship and reduction of third party intrusion into the health care system.  Coupled with ongoing anger and harm experienced by voters, a vetted, trained and experienced National Physician Coalition is the best way to amplify voter distrust of DC and the system that brought us Obamacare —  Less Patient choice, loss of doctors and health plans, higher costs and onerous small business mandates. For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/docsquads and his dental site is http://www.saadental.com




12074709_1358799097479111_8186797507753683731_nOur guest today is Vanderbilt University Law Professor Carol M. Swain she discusses the movie Hillary’s America now in theaters. She tallks about  why this movie is so important for voters to see before the coming elections in November. She’s a frequent guest on Hannity’s Great American Panel on Fox News and appeared regularly on CNN’s Lou Dobbs Tonight. She has also appeared on BBC Radio, NPR, CNN’s AC360 (with Anderson Cooper), Fox News Live, PBS’s NewsHour (with Jim Lehrer), C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, and ABC’s Headline News. Dr. Swain’s published works have achieved many accolades. Her highly acclaimed book, Black Faces, Black Interests: The Representation of African Americans in Congress. Professor Swain launched the Be The People TV Show under the auspices of Eagle Wings Media, LLC.  Forty-two episodes aired between October 2012 and July 2014.  The show debuted on an NBC affiliate Channel 4, WSMV. in Nashville, TN.  According to the Nielsen ratings, the highest audience reached on WSMV’s midnight time slot was 46,000 households.   In February 2014, Be the People TV moved to Fox 17 (WZTV).  The show aired its final episode in July 2014.  Since then, Be the People TV has operated as a blog for conservative thought.  Past episodes are archived on Be the People’s Youtube Channel

From high school dropout and teenage mother to esteemed Vanderbilt University law professor, Carol M. Swain is passionate about empowering others to confidently raise their conservative voices in the public square. Dr. Swain’s education and experiences make her a credible and powerful force for change in today’s social and political climate where conservatives are intimidated to champion an often-unpopular message.
Carol Swain’s own courageous voice for conservative causes is expressed among a variety of popular media. One of seven Outstanding Academic Books of 1994 by Choice (American Library Association) Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award in 1994 (sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation at Princeton University for the best book published on government, politics or international affairs) D.B. Hardeman Prize for best book focused on U.S. Congress during 1994-1995 V.O. Key Award (co-recipient) for an outstanding book on southern politics Black Faces was cited by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in Johnson v. DeGrandy (1994) and by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor in Georgia V. Ashcroft (2003). For more information on Professor Swain  or invite her to speak at your next event and visit her Website at BethePeopleTV.Com for her latest commentary. Link to 6-minute documentary film about Dr. Swain‘s life. https://www.youtube.com/watch? =OUl3ibKO38k to https://www.facebook.com/profcarolmswain http://www.carolmswain.net


Our third guests today are Celebrity Dermatologist Dr. Doris Day and Elizabeth Falkner is an award-winning executive and pastry chef, restaurateur, media personality and author. Our subject is Atopic Dermatitis a chronic and inflammatory skin disease as part of Understanding AD, an educational campaign whose purpose is to drive a national dialogue about Atopic Dermatitis.

dr-doris-dayDoris Day, MD, is a board certified dermatologist who specializes in laser, cosmetic and surgical dermatology on the Upper East Side in New York City. Her private practice includes national and international celebrities. Dr. Day is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and is a clinical associate professor of dermatology at the New York University Langone Medical Centers where she was presented with the award for Dedication and Excellence in the Teaching of Dermatology.  Dr. Day is a highly respected and sought-after media personality in the area of cosmetic dermatology. She also lectures regularly nationally and internationally both to her peers and to the public on cosmetic techniques. She has written and spoken extensively in this area and is a frequent guest expert for Good Morning America and The View, and has had several appearances on 20/20 including a Barbara Walters Special on rejuvenation, CNN, the Today Show, The Rachael Ray Show, The Katie Couric Show, Bethenny, and other television, news and internet events, and is frequently quoted in major women’s magazines including InStyle, Allure, Vogue, Glamour, W, and Cosmopolitan. go to Doris Day online at superdocs.com

ef-headshot_tnElizabeth Falkner is an award-winning executive and pastry chef, restauranteur, media personality and author. Falkner has been nominated for the James Beard Foundation award. While she has been incredibly successful professionally, atopic dermatitis has cast a shadow over her personal and professional life. Constantly in the public eye by virtue of owning restaurants, ongoing event appearances, media interviews and on television, the persistent itch of atopic dermatitis is not only uncomfortable, it can prevent her from being able to fully focus on her job. Unfortunately, current treatment options are limited. But, Falkner has made lifestyle accommodations to manage the stress that made her symptoms worse, and has committed to living a healthy lifestyle. She is currently training for the 2016 NYC Marathon, practices yoga, Pilates, soccer and also practices and is a teacher certified in Jungshin, a sword-focused form of fitness.