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Award-winning host and producer Mark Alyn encourages people to take charge of their healthcare! Mark is a veteran host and healthcare consumer. New shows downloaded every weekend!

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    LNH Verkada 6 22 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 6:59

    With all that has gone on recently in the world, it's understandable that basic security is more important than ever. At the same time, people are returning to the workplace after two years of remote work, which means businesses and government are tasked with creating innovative ways to guarantee the safety of employees. That often involves leaning on technology and integrated systems that strengthen security on infrastructure and operating systems. Nationally renowned tech expert Jake Stauch of Verkada discusses the challenges of keeping employees safe, including but not limited to making indoor air safer, preventing the spread of viruses and improving physical security. In this special interview, learn why there is a critical need for smart building technology that can make workplaces safer. Jake talks with Mark Alyn on this episode.

    A Look At Women's Health - Endometriosis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 25:01

    Endometriosis is a condition where there are implants of tissue that resemble the cells found in the endometrium (lining of the uterus), outside of the uterus. These cells are stimulated in the same way that the endometrium is monthly, and the same release of blood and inflammatory and other mediators occurs on or within the structures these implants are located. This then triggers a cascade of inflammation and stimulation of nerves and central nervous system which results in a myriad of symptoms that can be cyclic (related to menses) or acyclic (unrelated to menses). The symptoms tend to become progressively worse and involve other organ systems, such as the gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, etc. Dr. Laurence Orbuch Medical Director of GYN Laparoscopic Associates in Los Angeles California talks with Mark Alyn on this edition.

    Your Untapped Genius

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 30:14

    After enduring challenges that many can barely imagine, and years of frustration as he relentlessly pursued his dream of becoming a professional musician, only to run into one obstacle after another, Carl Contino discovered several fundamental principles that dramatically changed his life and produced a remarkable transformation. Contino's company, Untapped Genius, is the cornerstone of his life's mission – helping passion-driven creatives, entrepreneurs and others who are seeking the knowledge that will enable them to overcome the obstacles in their own lives so they can impact the world and thrive, doing what they love to the fullest. Carl visits with Mark Alyn on this edition of Late Night Health.

    Living Off The Grid with PERC & Matt Blashaw

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 8:36

    Joining us today is Matt Blashaw, real estate expert, builder and co-host of HGTV's ‘build it forward.' Matt is here to share information about how propane makes it possible to build a comfortable, high-performance, energy-efficient, swoon-worthy home in any location.

    EXPLORAVISION 2022 INSPIRATION

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 6:30

    Justin “MR. FASCINATE” Shaifer is nationally renowned as one of the top advocates for science education in the nation. He is a LinkedIn Top Voice in Technology, Science Communicator, popular TV host and producer who has starred in shows for ABC News, Hulu, PBS Digital Studios and Travel Channel. Shaifer is hosting the 30th annual Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Challenge, the world's largest K-12 science competition. This event honors eight national winners, students and their schools, who have produced amazing inventions and innovations to help overcome some of the greatest challenges facing the world today. From healthcare challenges to sustainability efforts and energy efficiency, it's only appropriate that we have “MR. FASCINATE” to introduce these students and their fascinating creations to a national audience. Shaifer will explain the importance of science education while also giving these amazing students some recognition in their hometowns. For a complete list of winners, visit www.exploravision.org.

    Make A Personalized First Aid Kit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 9:02

    LEARN HOW TO ‘PERSONALIZE' A FIRST AID KIT:THE GOAL — Building a kit that meets the specific needs of your familySTYLISH— Providing families with a personalized stylish designed kit building experience at Target and Target.comFAVORITES—Tips for filling a kit with your favorite Johnson & Johnson first aid products to keep preparedSPECIAL—Learn about BAND-AID® Brand products such as, WATER BLOCK® Flex Waterproof Adhesive Bandages, BAND-AID® Brand Lightyear Bandages, OURTONE™ Adhesive Bandages, the FREE first aid bag that is provided with purchase, and more! Joyce visits with Mark Alyn on this epidtion of Late Night Health. SPOKESPERSON BACKGROUND: Joyce Brewer is creator of MommyTalkShow.com an online parenting talk show. She is a mom and professional storyteller working in multiple media platforms. Brewer is “mom blogger”, video blogger, digital media manager, freelance writer, and author of ‘What You Know: A Business Idea Guide for Moms. She has appeared on ABC's The View and been interviewed by Oprah. Joyce launched MommyTalkShow.com in 2010 to answer moms' questions.

    How To Reduce Stress For Kids

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 25:01

    In his latest e-book, The Heart & Brain Play Jump Rope, renowned author, speaker, and cardiologist Dr. John Kennedy has created an engaging visual and literary tool to teach grade school kids about the Heart-Brain connection and how stressful events can affect their bodies. Dr. Kennedy visits with Mark Alyn on this episode of Late Night Health.

    New Guidelines for Seniors & Aspirin For Stroke Prevention

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 25:01

    Nuvance Health neurologist Dr. Paul Wright discusses the new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidance that says people age 60 and older should not start taking daily, low-dose aspirin to prevent stroke.He also helps people understand why a majority of strokes may be prevented through lifestyle modifications.

    Your Gut Is Your Second Brain

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 17:42

    The gut, known as the body's second brain, has an impact on all areas of a person's health and when it is compromised, immunity, stress response, sleep, mood and hormones can all take a hit. Having a healthy gut also affects your mental health, weight, blood sugar and liver. Dr. Ken Redcross says your gut relies on the precise right balance of different bacteria to digest your food and prevent infection and inflammation. He joins us to explain how having the right synergy between both a pre and probiotic can provide a health advantage, especially during spring allergy season.

    National Nurses Week 5 11 22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 8:35

    During National Nurses Week, there will be many events to honor the contributions of all nurses during these challenging times. But it's also important to recognize that Black nurses are more likely than their white counterparts to be on the frontlines of the pandemic, leaving them physically, mentally and emotionally drained after each shift. That's why a special campaign has been created to recognize the stressors Black nurses are facing and that is committed to helping relieve those stressors. Helena Faustin, RN., a registered nurse, cookbook author and the founder of the blog: #ThatNurseCanCook. Helena is teaming up with BAND-AID® Brand to recognize the contributions of Black nurses and promote the BAND-AID® Brand OURTONE™ Nurses Recharge Fund for the National Black Nurses Association. Nurse Helena will also share how OURTONE™ adhesive bandages come in shades of brown that embrace the beauty of diverse skin tones.

    Making Hospitals Affordable

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 25:01

    Nick McLaughlin is the Founder and CEO of Breez Health, a member of the Good root community of companies, dedicated to furthering the mission of delivering more accessible, patient-friendly financial assistance programs for hospitals across the US. After identifying a critical need in the hospital industry that greatly impacts care affordability for patients, Nick developed a financial assistance technology platform and service solutions that streamline financial assistance applications and processes for patients and hospital billing departments. In his role as CEO of Breez Health, Nick is furthering the development of his technology solution and scaling his team of financial assistance and customer support experts. By partnering with the hospital community to ensure optimization of charity care programs he has maximized revenue opportunities, and affordable care to patients regardless of their ability to pay. Nick joins Mark Alyn on the edition of Late Night Health.

    The Allergy Season Is Here - How To Live With Allergies

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 6:23

    Summer Kerley is the Vice President Clinical Services & Business Development for Rite Aid Corporation. In her role, she oversees clinical pharmacy initiatives that further enhance our ability to deliver a higher level of patient care focusing on adherence, immunizations, medication therapy management (MTM), point-of-care testing, and education to deliver on Rite Aid's “Perfect Fusion”. With over 20 years in the industry, Summer began her career with Winn-Dixie Pharmacy and was selected as the company's pharmacist of the year in 2003. In 2005, she joined the Eckerd team and joined Rite Aid in 2007 thru the acquisition of Brooks/Eckerd Pharmacy as a pharmacist. Summer was selected as the 2020 Corporate Partner of the Year. Since joining Rite Aid, Summer has held a variety of roles including, Pharmacy District Manager, Clinical Operations Manager, and Director of Clinical Operations. Summer holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. APhA Immunization Faculty TrainingAPhA Certified Immunization PharmacistAPhA Travel Health Faculty TrainingAPhA Travel Health CertificationAMGF Chronic Care Roundtable Member 2015 Joslin Diabetes Center – JJDI CORE Diabetes Training AttendeeNACDS Community Pharmacy-Based Point of Care Testing and Train the Trainer CertificationPower-Pak Medication Therapy Management CertificationIntegrative Pharmacy Specialist Certfication

    Life Post-Pandemic

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 25:01

    Limor Weinstein, MA, LMHC, FAED is a Licensed Psychotherapist and an Eating Disorder Specialist practicing in New York City. Limor received her first Master's in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University and her second Master's in Mental Health Counseling from the City University of New York. She also obtained advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, all of which are evidence-based techniques used to help individuals overcome various psychological disorders. Through her personal and professional experiences, Limor developed the KARMA Method, a structured five-step program that serves as the signature coaching method of Bespoke Wellness Partners. Limor's extreme passion for the prevention of mental illness and the promotion of wellness led her on her journey to found and direct Bespoke Wellness Partners. Limor joins Mark Alyn for a chat on this edition of Late Night Health.

    Covid-19: Are We The Prey?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 25:01

    Since January 2020, authors Peter R Breggin MD and Ginger Ross Breggin worked fulltime for 18 months examining the real science surrounding COVID-19 and criticizing the fraudulent science used to justify the suppression of personal and political liberty throughout the world. Their extensive research is a wakeup call like no other to rescue freedom around the world. COVID-19 and the Global Predators documents the shocking corruption behind the pandemic catastrophe and shatters the perception that it was an unintended mishap. The Breggins detail the motivations, conflicts of interest and deceitful collaborations of the major players behind draconian pandemic policies leading to what they describe as the suppression of our personal freedoms. Ddr. Breggin visits with Mark Alyn.

    The Formula For Miracles

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 25:01

    The key to creating magic in the real world lies in the equations of quantum physics. Fortunately, like using modern cars or personal computers, we do not need to understand these equations to benefit from them. So, do not worry if the previous discussion of quantum physics did not make sense to you. The more often you are exposed to these concepts, the more sense they will make, and it is not necessary to understand any of this to get amazing benefits from using the Formula for Miracles. Quantum physics tells us that truly anything is possible, and just because something is in one place at one time means only that it is likely to still be there in the future. Nothing is certain, and anything can happen! Brent visits with Mark Alyn on this edition of Late Night Health.

    Health of Small Business w/ Verizon

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 9:44

    Pandemic recovery is in full swing. Optimism for the future and financial security are on the rise, but small and midsize business owners are still seeking assistance. With small business week kicking off on Sunday, we are taking a deep dive into the state of small and midsize business. Here to discuss findings from a new study about small business confidence, the challenges they are facing, and how technology is at the core of solutions, is senior vice president for nationwide small business and channel chief for Verizon business, Wendy Taccetta. Wendy joins Mark Alyn on this episode of Late Night Health. As Senior Vice President for Nationwide Small Business and Channel Chief for Verizon Business, I am responsible for driving results in several strategic areas of the business. We are focused on creating the best end-to-end wireless experience for small business owners who trust their business to Verizon.I am also focused on developing a customer-centric Partner Program at Verizon. We understand that a great partner experience will always deliver a better customer experience. Channel Partners has called our strategic focus "a historic revamping" of Verizon's channel program. Our ambition is to make it easier than ever before to partner with Verizon.My team of 1,400+ employees is committed to accelerating small business growth, driving transformation across the Verizon Business ecosystem, and fostering a culture of collaboration every day. I have held a variety of roles during my 21-year tenure at Verizon, which has allowed me to build a diverse resume of experience in business and consumer sales, business transformation and sales operations. Most recently, I served as Senior Vice President, Global Commercial Operations at Verizon Business.I am a second generation V-teamer, whose father was a field technician for 35+ years. I live in New Jersey with my husband of 17 years. When I am not working, I am baking, spending time with my family, cheering for the Yankees (or Cowboys) or planning for our next travel adventure. I currently serve on the Executive Committee for the Northeast Boys and Girls Clubs of America. In 2020, I was named a Channel Chief of the Year by CRN.My personal ethos aligns with Verizon's commitment to the four stakeholders: customers, employees, shareholders and society. I am a passionate employee advocate, committed to leadership development, and a champion of women and other minorities in business. I believe diversity is not only the right thing to do but that it creates a stronger company and society.Quote I live by: “When you've worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity, you do not slam it shut behind you. You reach back, and you give others the same chances that helped you succeed.” - Michelle ObamaI work hard to keep the door of opportunity open and am committed to sustaining efforts that will give the same opportunities to others. I am proud of the work that I have played a role in over the last 20+ years and am excited about the possibilities that lie ahead.

    Wellness In A Ring

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 21:38

    Neil Friedman has been a man on a mission for decades, creating and developing sophisticated yet easy to use equipment to help the everyday person monitor their health and wellness metrics. For more than a decade he's worked with experts in many fields, including the world's most respected sleep expert. After a ten year evolution he introduced the Prevention circul+ Ring in January and it launched as arguably the most useful, accurate and robust health wellness wearable on the market. Mr. Friedman proudly says the Prevention circul+ Ring is the number one remote monitoring device in the world. Neil visits with Mark Alyn on this edition of Late Night Health.

    Reduce Stress With An App

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 25:01

    App Helps People Achieve Their Meditation Goals in the New Year Our minds are constantly in motion, but with the Relaxx app, you can learn to turn off your brain and escape the world for a few peaceful moments every day. This new app helps your mind achieve tranquility by teaching an advanced meditative practice called Intermittent Silence. Silence is the language of the inner space, the inner universe, and an essential component of every meditation. Learning to give your mind rest through silence enables you to process your emotions, find clarity, and make the intentional choices that will improve your life.Relaxx creator Dr. Krista Bhatta talks with Mark about stress and meditation.

    What Your Food Ate?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 25:01

    We've all heard the iconic phrase: you are what you eat. But the research we did for our forthcoming book What Your Food Ate reveals far more to this story. That carrot, cauliflower, or leafy green had to eat before it landed on your plate. And soil health is one of the chief factors that influences what your food ate. Why care about this connection or the way farming practices affect soil health? The state of the soil ripples into our bodies. Anne Biklé and David R. Montgomery join Mark Alyn on this episode.

    Nows The Time For Trees -Arbor Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 4:54

    Joining us today is the author Dan Lambe – who is also the CEO of the arbor day foundation.Under dan's leadership – the foundation has become the largest nonprofit dedicated to planting trees.The foundation is also celebrating its 50th anniversary in 20-22. Since its inception, the arbor day foundation has helped to plant almost 500 million trees in more than 50 countries. To learn more about the book “Now Is The Time For Trees” visit: arborday.org/timefortreesbook. For more on how to get involved with planting trees and the Arbor Day Foundation, visit ArborDay.org.Dan Lambe is the President of the Arbor Day Foundation, an organization founded in 1972. Under Dan's leadership, the Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees. During his 16 years with the Foundation, he has led the development of innovative programs that expand the organization's global reach, including international forest restoration efforts and the most recent Tree Cities of the World program. In addition, Dan spearheads the Arbor Day Foundation's Evergreen Alliance — a strategic group of corporate leaders dedicated to helping the organization meet its Time for Trees initiative to plant 100 million trees and inspire 5 million tree planters by 2022. Over the course of his tenure, Dan has become a trusted resource for corporate sustainability leaders and the media alike. He has become influential in the sustainability and forestry space, regularly featured as a speaker at conferences hosted by the United Nations, Sustainable Brands, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 3BL and others. He a member of the World Economic Forum 1t.org Stakeholder Council, serves as a board member for the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, sits on the steering committee for the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition and is a recipient of the Chief's Honor Award — the U.S. Forest Service's highest award. Dan is also a frequent resource for publications such as CNN, NPR, Popular Science, Fast Company. When not educating and empowering people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees, Dan is often training and struggling to complete triathlons or searching for another unique restaurant to explore. He finds any chance possible to travel for fun and adventure with his wife and two fantastic kids.

    Think Before You Shoot - Santino Zafarana

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2022 20:53

    What does it mean to be an artist who uses the medium of photography to express themselves artistically to the world? How do we decide what subjects to shoot and why? How do we ensure that we take the perfect shot?Santino visits with Mark Alyn on this edition of the show.

    Sensi.ai Is The World's First In-Home Virtual Caregiver

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2022 25:01

    Thanks to revolutionary technological advances we are living longer, and perhaps as an outcome of those same advances, are having less children. The math is simple - more older adults and less working hands. Those in long term care have heard the alarm bells for decades, and with 9 out of 10 seniors preferring to age at home, this trend is not likely to reverse or slow down. This raises the question, how can we match supply to demand, and not compromise on quality of care? This is the question keeping homecare agency owners up at night, and should worry us as well because hey, one day we'll all be there too. Enter the solution. Thanks to an Israeli startup that is rapidly growing in the US homecare space, those who are aging in place now have access to an extra layer of comfort and care, even during hours when the human caregiver is not present. This new model puts forward a hybrid, holistic solution which blends targeted in-person care hours with 24/7 remote virtual support. Sensi's Head of Clinical Development, Miki Rossanis, speaks with Mark about Sensi.AI and advances in AgeTech here.

    The Nursing Project - Dawyn Cloud Alters

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 25:01

    The Nursing Project is a fledgling organization connecting nurses with therapists specializing in treating those who are suffering from Post Traumatic Stress symptoms brought on by treating COVID-19 patients throughout the pandemic.In its infancy, the project is being sponsored by the First Church of Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Connecticut, however, the Nursing Project is not a religious organization. Dawyn spends some time with Mark Alyn on this episode.

    The Amazing Accomplishments At The Bellflower Unified School District

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 25:01

    Tracy McSparren, the Superintendent of Schools for the Bellflower Unified School District, is the first woman to have started as a teacher (science) in the District and become a Superintendent and its second woman Superintendent since its establishment in 1956.Mark Alyn and Tracy talk about the impact Covid had on the District and its students and how they fared.The District's mission is: “We build futures for our students by providing a pathway for all students to become responsible, informed, productive citizens who can compete in a diverse world.”

    At Expo West 2022 NJ Labs Talks About Ticks & Disease

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 12:10

    Once considered a regional issue, tick season, which officially takes place between April and October, is now a national concern due to the migration of these insects and the frequency in which people travel and opt for outdoor adventures. Although Lyme disease is the most known tick-borne disease, it is not the only tick-borne pathogen out there, which is why NJ Labs recommends testing for other tick-borne pathogens including: Rickettsiosis, a spotted fever, or Ehrlichiosis, a potential breathing and blood disorder.“When it comes to finding ticks, people worry most about Lyme disease and as a result, the market focus is on promoting Lyme disease testing. However, other tick species carry different types of tick-borne pathogens that can be just as dangerous to your health,” said Sandra Lee, CEO of NJ Labs whose analytical testing lab offers tick collection testing kits under the name Tick SURE. “Our tick collection testing kit is designed to avoid expensive, in-person lab visits by giving broad-range, quick results at a reduced cost.”Deer ticks are the only ticks that carry Lyme disease, however, there are many other tick species that can also cause virus-like symptoms including headaches, fever, fatigue, chills and muscle aches. If a tick has bitten you or your pet, Lee says you should make sure that the tick is tested for the most common tick-borne pathogens, in addition to Lyme disease, using a DNA-based method to test with a higher specificity.“It's important to know the bug that bit you,” says Lee. “This old adage is especially true when it comes to tick bites, because when you know the specific species of the bug that bit you, you can test for every tick-borne pathogen known to that species, not just Lyme disease. This way you are covering every possible compromised health issue.”As an advocate for consumer safety, Lee can provide an insider's look at testing practices and the nuances of what the science behind testing actually requires in order to make every-day consumer products safe. As a scientist and one of the few female CEOs in the analytical testing industry, Lee has a passion for chemistry and how it influences multiple aspects of our daily lives.Biography: Sandra Lee is CEO of NJ Labs, a nationally recognized provider and advocate for quality in chemistry and microbiology testing that serves the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, dietary supplement, cosmetic, cannabis/CBD, dairy and food industries. As a scientist and one of the few female CEOs in the analytical testing industry, she has a passion for chemistry and how it influences multiple aspects of our daily lives. Prior to leading NJ Labs, she worked in many scientific roles at both Cardinal Health and Pfizer where she recognized the importance of uncompromising quality through chemistry, not only from the company's perspective, but also from the consumer's perspective of product safety and public health needs. At NJ Labs she leads the privately owned FDA and DEA inspected facility that has been a mainstay in the testing industry for 85 years with a certified full-service contract analytical testing laboratory that follows strict Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) regulations and holds ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation. To help clients remain innovative and competitive while still meeting rigorous compliance requirements, Lee continues to expand the expertise of NJ Labs while developing quality systems grounded in transparency, integrity, and honesty. Lee is a graduate of the University of Michigan where she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.About NJ Labs:NJ Labs provides expert analytical chemistry and microbiology testing for the generic pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, dietary supplement, cosmetic, food, dairy and cannabis/CBD industries. Founded in 1936, NJ Labs is an established FDA, DEA, registered and inspected, ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited contract laboratory testing in compliance with CGMP standards. Its team of scientists are continually developing and validating methods for raw materials and finished products testing. NJ Labs is at the unique intersection between servicing dietary supplements and pharmaceutical drugs, which allows them to offer their clients a wide range of comprehensive testing and services.

    Wakunaga of America Celebrates Their 50th Anniversary At Expo West With Late Night Health

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 9:32

    Wakunaga of America is celebrating 50 years and Mark Alyn sits down with Michael Modjeski Chief Commercial Officer at Wakunaga Of America to talk about the history and celebration at Expo West. How you can be part of the celebration (even if you didn't attend the event)? To show thanks to its customers and fans, Wakunaga is having a 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes giveaway! Every month you can enter to win a One Year's Supply* of your favorite Wakunaga product. No purchase necessary. Wakunaga will select a winner by random drawing each month and notify you by email. Please enter only one household per month at this link:https://kyolic.com/promotion/woa50th-sweepstakes/

    Late Night Health Focus On The Williams Franklin Foundation At Expo West 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 9:30

    Brian Terry of Nordic Naturals shares his backstory on how he went from HBCU to the natural products industry. Karen Howard, CEO and executive director of Organic & Natural Health Association shares the importance the Williams-Franklin Foundation Organic & Natural Health Scholarship Fund and why the industry should get involved. The Williams-Franklin Foundation is a 501(c)3 incorporated nonprofit that provides academic scholarships, business/career networking, and mentoring opportunities to HBCU students with extreme financial need. To donate a tax-deductible gift directly to the Organic & Natural Health Scholarship Fund, please visit: https://www.wmsfranklinfoundation.org/donate/ and select “Organic & Natural Health Fund” in the drop box when donating.

    At Expo West Amy Summers Talks Networking On Late Night Health

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 9:30

    Amy Summers became an entrepreneur in her mid-20s, launching her first company, Pitch Publicity, in February 2003, during a rapidly changing climate for communication and media relations. Her campaigns have resulted in billions of media impressions worldwide and she's credited as the first to strategize live media interviews at both the deepest and highest points of the planet (scientific laboratory Aquarius, 63 feet beneath the sea; Mount Everest summit, 21,000 feet above sea level). With more than 20 years experience in developing communication strategies for influential experts and corporations, she launched, “The Pitch with Amy Summers,” on Amazon's Alexa in 2018, which became one of the most highly ranked communications flash briefings, leading to the launch of her second company, INICIVOX®, in February 2020, designed to help individuals improve a wide-range of soft skills centered on the complexity of communications. Summers earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations with a minor in Health Science Education from the University of Florida where she has also served as an adjunct lecturer teaching, “Pitching Persuasion.” In 2021, both Pitch Publicity and INICIVOX®, were awarded Best Diversity & Inclusion Campaign from PR News for producing the six-part virtual seminar series, “Identifying The Elephant In The Room: Critical Communication Strategies in the Face of Racism.” Summers currently serves as board member and founding partner of Naturally New York.

    Nanthealth - Helping Insurance Companies

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 25:01

    L.A. Care, the nation's largest publicly operated health plan, was recently fined $55 million for alleged operational failures that resulted in “harm to members.” The fine is reportedly the largest in state history. How can “payers” or insurance companies avoid similar backlogs resulting in catastrophic operational failures? Can Technology solutions that pre-authorize patient care by validating prescribed treatments with evidence-based medicine really help?How can preauthorization save time for patients, doctors and even health insurance companies? Nanthealth VP of Business Insights, Christina Perkins joins Mark Alyn for a look at how Nanthealth works with insurance companies.

    JUST HEALTH: Treating Structural Racism to Heal America

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 26:56

    Black men have the lowest life expectancy of any major demographic group in the United States, as CDC figures affirm. Based on Census Bureau projections, the life expectancy for a Black American male born in 2020 is 74 years, nearly five years less than the life expectancy for a white newborn male. The death rate for Black Americans of all genders is generally higher than whites for heart diseases, stroke, cancer, asthma, influenza and pneumonia, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, and homicide. Clearly, there is a national health crisis among Black Americans. But is genetics the underlying culprit? Dr. Mathews visits with Mark Alyn.

    My Obit: Daddy Holding Me

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 25:02

    “Story Merchant” Ken Atchity, head of Story Merchant Books and Atchity Productions, has more than 40 years of experience in the publishing world, and over 20 years in entertainment. “At the prompting of a marketing friend, I was advised to title this book, My Intensely Madcap, Lebanese/Cajun, Jesuit-Schizoid, Terminally Narcissistic, Food-Focused, East Coast/West Coast, Georgetown/Yale, Career-Changing, Cross-Dressing, Runaway Catholic Italophile, Paradoxically Dramatic, Linguistically Neurotic, Hollywood Academic, ADD-Overcompensating, Niche-Abhorring, Jocoserious Obit. But when my designer pointed out that title wouldn't fit on the spine, much less on any public display list, I changed my mind. Again! The story of my life. Which this is at least the first volume of. I hope it makes you laugh, spares you some of my grief, and leads you to insist on telling your story to anyone who will listen,” shares prolific story merchant Ken Atchity with Late Night Health's Mark Alyn about his MY OBIT: Daddy Holding Me, Volume 1.

    Late Night Health Presents - NJ Labs - The Intricacies Involved in Mycotoxins Testing

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 12:31

    This week's episode of Going Beyond Testing discusses Mycotoxins and More. Mark Alyn, an award-winning journalist, and executive producer of “Late Night Health Radio” takes an inside look with NJ Labs CEO Sandra Lee at how protocols for mycotoxin testing are so important and required by the FDA.

    Late Night Health Presents NJ Labs - Finding the Sweet Spot in Testing Methodologies

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 10:26

    If you are a manufacturer or a product developer, then you will want to view this week's episode of Going Beyond Testing about Testing Methodologies. Mark Alyn, an award-winning journalist, and executive producer of “Late Night Health Radio” takes an inside look with NJ Labs CEO Sandra Lee at how to find the “sweet spot” in components within your product samples to achieve more consistent, accurate testing results.

    Late Night Health Presents NJ Labs - The Challenges of CBD & Cannabis Testing

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 12:42

    The demand for CBD and Cannabis products is growing, especially as our population ages but can you be sure that you are getting what is listed on these product's labels? In this episode of Going Beyond Testing, Mark Alyn, an award-winning journalist, and executive producer of “Late Night Health Radio” takes an inside look with NJ Labs CEO Sandra Lee at the challenges of CBD and Cannabis testing. What is discovered is that we still have a situation of “Buyer Beware” due to conflicting regulations and lack of recognized and validated testing methods.

    Late Night Health Presents NJ Labs - Hey If It Ain't Heavy Then You Must Be Using ICPMS

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 10:47

    Arsenic, cadium, mercury, lead, oh my! In this episode of Going Beyond Testing, Mark Alyn, an award-winning journalist and executive producer of “Late Night Health Radio” takes an inside look with NJ Labs CEO Sandra Lee at an important topic: Heavy Metals Testing. Let's face it. Heavy metals are just about in all products everywhere. Lee explains the intricacies of testing products for heavy metals and lets viewers in on the fact that the FDA prefers testing for heavy metals using ICPMS.

    Late Night Health Presents NJ Labs Going Beyond Testing Takes a Look at Testing for Potency

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 8:29

    If it Tuesday, then it's time for another episode of Going Beyond Testing on Testing Tuesdays. In this episode, Mark Alyn, an award-winning journalist and executive producer of “Late Night Health Radio” takes an inside look with our CEO Sandra Lee at Testing for Potency. Plus, Sandra Lee explains the quality checks that go into the testing processes that analyze product potency. You can find this week's episode – and in case you missed it last week's episode here:

    The Power to B

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022 25:01

    The creators of The Power to B bracelets got their big break at the recent Academy Awards after celebrities enthusiastically embraced the inspirational designs at a pre-Oscar event. Based on the popularity of the jewelry collection, The Power to B will now be permanently featured at the exclusive GBK Brand Bar boutique in West Hollywood. Additionally, the sisters who launched the empowering jewelry line after their personal struggles with fertility are donating 20% of sales during April National Infertility Month to the Hope for Fertility Foundation. They talk about the challenges of infertility with Mark Alyn.

    Heart Health Habits

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022 24:00

    Stephen Sinatra, MD, cardiologist and best-selling author of, “Heartbreak and Heart Disease,” says certain unsuspecting bad habits could weigh more heavily on the heart than you realize. Of course, there are many well-known bad habits for the heart such as drinking too much alcohol, not exercising, smoking and eating unhealthy foods, but there are some other lesser-known bad habits that can negatively affect heart health as well. Dr. Sinatra returns to Late Night Health.

    Intercultural Conversations

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022 24:01

    Deanna Shoss is a wife, mother, interculturalist, author, anthropologist,satirist, marketer, and fitness instructor based in Chicago.From being fired to surviving breast cancer and back surgery— Deannaknows how to get back up after life's knocks (all with a sense of humor).From getting a dinosaur through security at O'Hare International Airportto supervising the McDonald's PR account, to leading the League ofChicago Theaters and heading marketing for Jewish Child & FamilyServices, Deanna likes executing big, exciting projects and using thecurrent tech, tools and trends in marketing to get others' voices heard.

    Lips Are Senuous - Dr. Ben Stong Makes Them Sexier

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 21:10

    enowned Plastic Surgeon Dr. Benjamin Stong of Kalos Plastic Surgery in Atlanta has developed a Superior, Cutting-Edge Procedure with his Perialar Lip LiftThe innovative new lip lift from Dr. Stong improves on the subnasal lip lift by removing tissue around the nostrils, providing a better, more natural-looking lift to the lips.As part of his commitment to achieving optimal cosmetic outcomes for his patients, Dr. Benjamin Stong has developed the Perialar Lip Lift for a more complete facial rejuvenation and improved lip aesthetic.The subnasal lip lift has been the standard for lip lifts, but Dr. Stong's Perialar Lip Lift still minimizes the appearance of incisions and scarring, and creates a better, more balanced lift. Individuals considering a lip lift and who are concerned about the downsides associated with lip fillers or are poor candidates for lip fillers will especially benefit from Dr. Stong's novel lip lift technique. Dr. Stong visits with Mark Alyn.

    Natural Hormone Therapy

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2022 25:01

    Dawn Cutillo is the owner of a successful holistic health center outside of Philadelphia called BeBalanced Hormone Weight Loss Centers, now being franchised throughout the country. With 25 locations and 18 more in the works, Entrepreneur magazine named it in their top trending franchises in 2020. She's also the author of The Hormone Shift. Dawn talks with Mark Alyn about natural hormone therapy.

    Know Yourself!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2022 25:01

    Lexie Brockway Potamkin brings a diverse career and extensive world travel to her work as author of her five books What is Spirit?, What is Peace?, What is Love?, What is Death?, and What is Laughter?. Her latest book, “Know Yourself,” is based on her lifetime study of principles and philosophies from around the world, with a special section on Buddhism. Published in Fall 2020. Lexie drops in to visit with Mark Alyn on the episode of Late Night Health.

    Late Night Health Presents "NJ Labs Who Should Be Testing"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2022 9:33

    In this episode Mark Alyn, an award-winning journalist and executive producer of “Late Night Health Radio” takes an inside look with our CEO Sandra Lee at who should be testing and why?

    Late Night Health Presents NJ Labs "What Do Testing Labs Do?"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2022 10:24

    Subject Line: Tuesday's are for Testing – Going Beyond Testing: Episode 2If your work week didn't start off well Monday, then we hope to make it great today on Tuesday with the second episode of our new series “Going Beyond Testing” in recognition of Testing Tuesdays.In this episode Mark Alyn, an award-winning journalist and executive producer of “Late Night Health Radio” takes an inside look with our CEO Sandra Lee about the importance of what testing labs do, specifically with regards to testing for potency and method verification.

    Late Night Health Presents "NJ Labs Believe In Science"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2022 9:56

    In this premier episode Mark Alyn, an award-winning journalist and executive producer of “Late Night Health” interviews our CEO Sandra Lee about the “science behind everything.” Over the course of the coming weeks, this series will delve into testing practices specifically for dietary supplements, Cannabis and CBD products as well as generic pharmaceuticals covering such topics as potency and heavy metals testing. Its an insider's look at testing practices for both companies and consumers.

    Life With Parkinsons

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 6:18

    WHAT YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT PD & THE NEEDS OF CAREGIVERS:Special resources for people who are taking care of people with PDThe challenges of taking care of someone with a progressive diseaseAn online community for peer-to-peer connectionsInfo about the free Helpline and PD care at 1-800-4PD-INFOParkinson's disease affects nearly 1 million Americans & more than 60,000 are diagnosed each year

    Assisted Living Answers

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2022 25:02

    With mask mandates being lifted and the COVID pandemic seeming to wind down, more family gatherings are sure to take place on the immediate horizon! But, a long-overdue reunion may raise concerns about an elderly relative's ability to live independently and actually necessitate in-home care and companionship.Today, Mario D'Aquila, Chief Operating Officer of Assisted Living Services, Inc., an award-winning homecare agency based in CT, shares with our listeners how to assess if a senior loved one needs help, particular signs to look for and what measures can be taken to address these problems. Additionally, Mario will provide information about several new technological devices that help keep seniors safe in the comfort of their own home as Vice President of Assisted Living Technologies, Inc., a sister company. Mario joins Mark Alyn for a chat about taking care of seniors.

    Teens, Self Esteem & Addiction

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2022 25:02

    At the beginning of the pandemic, most adolescents habituated to staying at home resulting in lowered self-esteem. As a result, their self-concept was shaken and many became self-conscious, stressed and anxious around their peers leading them to want to abuse substances or skip out on homework, explains Dr. Kim Chronister, Clinical Director of LA-based Key Transitions, a teen treatment center. Dr. Chronister visits with Mark Alyn on this edition.

    Nourish Our Kids

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2022 25:05

    Donna is CEO / Founder of Nourish Our Kids. Since 2003, Donna's organization has worked with children, parents, and schools to provide valued education and wellness guidance on maintaining a lifetime of good health.NOK strives to dramatically improve children's health and prevent early onset childhood obesity by focusing on young children ages 3-7. At these early ages, children can learn the importance of making positive dietary and lifestyle decisions as they develop and grow, setting the stage for a lifetime of well-being. Donna joins in with Mark Alyn on this edition of Late Night Health.

    Strokes, Aneurysm and Brain Injuries

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2022 24:45

    Dr. Paul Wright is senior vice president and system chair of the Neuroscience Institute at Nuvance Health. He is a board-certified neurologist with over two decades of experience and subspecialty training in cerebrovascular disease such as stroke. Dr. Wright has extensive research experience including studying the effectiveness of novel therapies such as electroceuticals to treat neurological diseases. Dr. Wright believes it is very important to collaborate with his patients in order to provide the best possible and appropriate care. Healthcare can seem complicated at times, which is why Dr. Wright takes time to clearly explain and provide a rationale for a diagnosis, testing and treatment. He also emphasizes preventive care to stay well and aid in healing from illnesses or injuries.Dr. Wright enjoys traveling, photography, music and martial arts.

    Harnessing the Nine Hallmarks of Aging

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2022 20:50

    Greg Macpherson, biotechnologist, pharmacist and author of “Harnessing the Nine Hallmarks of Aging,” returns to Late Night Health. He talks about senescent cells, also known as "zombie cells," which accumulate with age and are associated with many disease states people experience later in life, can add a roadblock to your health now. Senescent cells are defined as cells that, over time, stop dividing but do not die off (which is how they got the nickname “zombie cells”).

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