WSKY 1230AM WDZY1290AM/103.3FM KWDF 840AM/99.7FM 2/17/2018

Our guests today are Gastroenterologist Marla C. Dubinsky, MD, joining the doctor is UC Patient Jordan Wilson. They  will discuss some of the ins and outs of Living with Ulcerative Colitis, and will share preliminary findings from a new survey.  

Dr. Dubinsky received her medical degree from Queen’s University, Canada. She completed her Pediatric Residency at Alberta Children’s Hospital, Calgary, Canada and her Clinical Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Sainte-Justine Hospital at the University of Montreal, Canada, She then completed her Research Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles where she then served as the Director of the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center before coming to Mount Sinai as the Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai.

Her primary research focuses on the influence of genetics and immune responses on the variability in clinical presentations, treatment responses and prognosis of early-onset IBD. Her other interests include the impact of IBD on fertility and pregnancy. She has lectured widely both nationally and internationally and has published in 83 peer reviewed journals including Gastroenterology, The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, and the American Journal of Gastroenterology. She also currently sits on the editorial boards of several leading journals, including Gastroenterology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, and Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology & Hepatology.



Our next guest is Samantha Clayton, former Olympian and Vice President of Worldwide Fitness and Education at Herbalife Nutrition, offers tips to help people live healthier, happier, more active lifestyles.. By reminding people to C.A.R.E, Samantha will help viewers keep their New Year’s resolutions in 2018!

As a former world-class competitive sprinter and busy mother of four, Samantha believes that a slow, steady and sustained approach to fitness, in the long run, gets truly lasting results. “You realize life is not a race,” she says. “Life is about longevity and feeling good.” Before coming to Herbalife, Samantha would often skip meals to keep up with her busy schedule. While working with the company as a fitness consultant for over a year, Samantha fell in love with the Herbalife24 Formula 1 Sport shake and it became her daily breakfast. She was already in great shape, but much to her surprise, she lost weight. For more information go to

WSKY 1230AM WDZY1290AM/103.3FM KWDF 840AM/99.7FM 2/10/2018

Christian Ramírez – celebrity stylist, TV personality, fashion expert is our first guest today and he will share his favorite gift ideas that’ll bring that spark of romance to Valentine’s Day by delighting all the senses. From sweet treats to sweet scents, you’ll have your partner falling in love with you all over again.

Mr. Ramírez is a recognized actor, model, TV Host and celebrity stylist who has been leading the entertainment industry for over 15 years. Most recognized for his collaborations with Telemundo-NBC Universo National Networks as the Leading Fashion Reporter for Emmy Winning morning show “Un Nuevo Dia” and appearing as the Fashionista for Live awards season Red Carpet shows such as Latin Billboard Awards, Latin American Music Awards and Premios Tu Mundo. Christian has consecutively been awarded “Best Male Model People’s Choice “during Fashion Week Austin 2009, 2010 and in 2011 he walked away once again as Austin Fashion Week winner “Best Editorial Male Model” and in 2012 he was recognized with the prestigious “Rising Star. His most recent work has been seen nationally and internationally on Telemundo Networks, Univision Networks, MSN Latino, CW Networks and where he has hosted many Fashion Segments and variety shows making him a leading TV personality.



Dr. Gary Sachs is our second guest he will discuss bipolar I disorder in the United States and how the condition can be managed. He will provide the latest facts about the condition, how it is diagnosed, and the treatment options available to patients.

Gary Sachs, MD, is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is also a Clinical Vice President at Bracket, working as the Therapeutic Area Leader in bipolar disease and mood disorders. Dr. Sachs is the founding director of the Bipolar Clinic and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. As Principal Investigator of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD), Dr. Sachs led the largest treatment study ever conducted for bipolar disorder. Dr. Sachs serves on the board of directors for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) and co-chairs the DBSA scientific advisory board.

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W4Cy & W4Vet 12/21/2017

Our first guest today is Amazon Spokesperson Allison Flicker she will discuss the new program #Delivering Smiles 30 city Holiday Tour.

During the holidays, it is easy to get over-involved in the festivities and even the decorations…but, what about the people who aren’t able to indulge in the excitement that the holidays bring? This season comes with many opportunities to bring a smile and create fond memories for those in need in our communities.

Throughout the past year, Amazon has focused on giving back to children and families in immediate need. And, this holiday season, that spirit of giving continues as the company makes donation stops across more than 30 cities nationally, where they are needed the most. That means more than $500,000 worth of smiles to unsuspecting children and families. For more information go to


Our second guest is Matthew Pittman, MD, Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, Medical Director – Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery Program.

 Millions of Americans struggle with their weight. In fact, more than 70% of the U.S. population is considered overweight or obese. The holiday season can be a particularly difficult time to control our weight, but for those whose health is in jeopardy, it is an important time to take control.  The top three causes of death in America are cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes, and being overweight is a major risk factor for all of them. Weight gain may be influenced by many factors, including genetics, lifestyle, emotions, mental health and physical limitations. On December 7, weight management expert Dr. Matthew Pittman will be available for interview. He will offer your listeners important facts about the dangers of obesity, the common pitfalls people encounter when trying to lose weight and how to successfully achieve and maintain weight loss goals. For more information please visit     


Dr. Courtney Van Houtven from the VA in Durham, NC she will discuss care-giving and how the VA puts in place a standard system of care for our Veterans.

Courtney Van Houtven, PhD, MSc, is a Research Scientist in Health Services Research and Development in Primary Care at the Durham VA. She is also a Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. She has led the VA Caregiver Support Program Partnered Evaluation Center which evaluates the impact of the VA Caregiver Support Program on Veteran healthcare utilization & costs and caregiver health & well-being outcomes since June 2014. She also co-leads the Optimizing Function and Independence research initiative which will implement a caregiver skills training program at 8 VA Medical Centers nationally. Dr. Van Houtven’s aging and economics research interests encompass how family caregiving affects health care utilization, expenditures, health, and wealth outcomes of care recipients and caregivers.e-giving and how the VA puts in place a standard system of care for our Veterans. For more information please visit:


Our last guest is Melanie Mannarino she is an editor and writer expert in Holiday planning she will share her tips for a great Holiday dinners and parties without the stress.

Digital, print, video — she has a proven track record of engaging with audiences in the way they best respond to, with both editorial and branded content. I’m a natural leader and seasoned manager who can crank out top-notch work alone but is happiest leading a team to new heights.

From high-level content strategy to one-off writing assignments, she brings her background in traditional and new media to the table, creating new and exciting ways to connect with the reader, the user, the consumer.

Editorial and branded content; digital, print, and video. Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Real Simple,, Weight Watchers Magazine, Health, Better Homes & Gardens, SHAPE, Time Inc. The Foundry, Masthead Media, WebMD, SingleCare, Ellevest, Peppercomm. For more information go to RealSimple.com

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