Dr. Jeffrey Garber & Ms. Ronni Hochman on Thyroid Health Awareness

Are you suffering from mood swings, fatigue, having trouble sleeping, can't focus? Don't ignore those signs! I'm chatting with Dr. Jeffrey Garber and his patient, Ms. Ronni Hochman today and we're discussing your thyroid health. Learn the signs and symptoms of this common health condition, thyroid disease. What is Thyroid Disease? Studies estimate that more than 10 percent of the general population suffer from thyroid disease. … [Read more...]

020: BREVAGenplus® Breast Cancer Prevention Advancements 2015

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month One in eight women will develop breast cancer. There is a misconception that family history and having the BRCA gene are the leading causes of breast cancer. In fact, more than 85% of women who develop breast cancer have little-to-no family history of the disease. With a percentage that high, more women should be turning to genetic testing to assess their personalized cancer risk and make choices about … [Read more...]

021: MSLifeLines with Dr. Timothy West

On today's show, we're learning about Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and some resources available for MS patients with Neurologist and Multiple Sclerosis expert Dr. Timothy West and MS LifeLines Ambassador Jacqueline. MSLifeLines.com is a support resource for patients and families of patients coping with MS. MS is a tough disease to diagnose, because there is no single test for it. To complicate matters, the symptoms and disease progression often … [Read more...]

019: The Annual Well Woman Visit with Dr. Sharyn Lewin

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. On today's show, I'm chatting with Dr. Sharyn Lewin, an OBGYN at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ. We're talking about that sometimes dreaded annual visit to the OBGYN for our pap smear, breast exam and mammogram. She provides some great questions we should be asking our doctor and some resources to learn more about women's cancers. We answer these common questions: Why are annual … [Read more...]

018: America Starts Talking w/ Dr. Anita Gupta and Penney Cowan

Many people who live with pain undergo all types of pain management therapies, including prescription opioid pain medication. While opioids are an important part of treatment for people living with pain; life-threatening side effects can occur, even for those who are taking their opioids as directed. That's why "America Starts Talking" has developed a new campaign to unite leading voices in the pain management community to urge healthcare … [Read more...]

017: Rev. Run and Vanessa Simmons ASK.SCREEN.KNOW

On today’s video podcast show I’m chatting with Hip-Hop Legend Rev. Run and his daughter Vanessa Simmons about the risks associated diabetes and the necessity for women of childbearing age to be screened. We touch on family history and we also talk about my recent health scare. LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW ASK.SCREEN.KNOWTM The EMP Health News - SUBSCRIBE TODAY INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE "Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud." … [Read more...]

016: RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis) Narrative

On today’s show I’m chatting with Dr. Ara Dikranian and Ms. Cindy McDaniel, Senior Vice President of Consumer Health at the Arthritis Foundation. We're discussing the surprising results of the RA Narrative, which is a large survey of patients living with rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Dikranian and Ms. McDaniel share some tools and strategies to help facilitate the conversation between RA patients and their healthcare providers. LINKS MENTIONED ON … [Read more...]

015: Lung Cancer Research Developments

  On today’s show I’m chatting with Dr. David Spigel, Director of the Lung Cancer Research Program at Sarah Cannon Research Institute and patient advocate Mr. Steven Young, President & COO, Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute. We're discussing some of the promising new developments in immuno-oncology therapy for lung cancer patients. LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW The EMP Health News - SUBSCRIBE TODAY The Bonnie J. Addario Lung … [Read more...]

014: Ken Burns presents Cancer – Emperor of All Maladies

On today’s show I’m chatting with Dr. Louis DeGennaro, President of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) about the new documentary, Ken Burns presents Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer? Amazon.com Widgets LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW The EMP Health News - SUBSCRIBE TODAY Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Explore the … [Read more...]

013: Vitamin B12 Deficiency with Dr. Ralph Green and Dr. Peter Shaw

On today’s show I’m chatting with Dr. Ralph Green and Dr. Peter Shaw about Vitamin B12 deficiency. LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW To learn more about Vitamin B12 deficiency and Eligen visit www.knowyourb12.com INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE "We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated." Dr. Maya Angelou QUESTION OR FEEDBACK? LEAVE ME A VOICEMAIL! If you have a question you’d potentially like answered on the show, or just feedback in … [Read more...]