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Dr. David SimpsonOur first guest is Dr. David Simpson Professor of Neurology at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City he will discuss his professional experience with diabetic nerve pain, and signs that may be ignored, and tell us what’s needed to combat this health problem. Did you know that more than 34 million Americans, just over 1 in 10 have diabetes type 1 and diabetic nerve pain? The painful symptoms associated with this nerve damage include numbness, tingling, as well as shooting or stabbing sensations that most often affect the lower extremities. For more information visit, Qutenza.


Our guest Matthew Putman, CEO of Nanotronics, LLC was a COVID-19 Patient & Co-Founder and is a Founder  of a U.S. Science Technology Company helped to develop and design a device to help other Covid-19 patients who have trouble breathing and the device just received FDA Approval for Home use. He will explain how the device can help patients with the Corona Virus, how it helped him, and how one man’s personal battle with COVID-19 inspired him to help so many others facing similar challenges. https://nanotronics.co/  For more information go to Business Wire story.


Dr. Mazen NoureddinOur guests today are Mazen Noureddin, MD, MHSc, the founding director of the Fatty Liver Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and  Donna R. Cryer, JD, the founder, and CEO of the Global Liver Institute. Our guests will explain why patients may have more choices than they realize, and in some cases, patients may be able to get a diagnosis of their liver condition without an invasive procedure.

Mazen Noureddin, MD, MHSc, is the founding director of the Fatty Liver Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. His focus is on clinical and translational research in the area of NAFLD. Dr. Noureddin has conducted more than 30 investigational clinical studies of novel treatments for NASH. In addition, he has an interest in non-invasive testing and biomarkers of the field, especially metabolomics, serum biomarkers, trainset elastography, and magnetic resonance imaging techniques. Dr. Noureddin has published in all these areas. He is a member of the Liver Forum (FDA-AASLD-Academic Colloquium), standardizing pathways to translate therapeutic agents to clinical practice.

Donna Kryer Donna R. Cryer, JD, is the founder and CEO of the Global Liver Institute (GLI), the only patient-driven liver health non-profit operating in the US and Europe. She has channeled her personal experience as an IBD patient and  25-year liver transplant recipient into professional advocacy across a career in law, policy, consulting, public relations, clinical trial recruitment, and nonprofit management. Donna is a graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe Colleges and Georgetown University Law Center.  For more information go to the Global Liver Organization.


Kia MaloneOur guest is Lifestyle and wellness expert Kia Malone joins us to talk about real-life barriers chronic pain patients face in accessing proper pain treatment. September is Pain Awareness Month. While we’re all so focused on the Coronavirus, we may lose sight of the number one reason people still go to the doctor… pain! The U.S. Pain Foundation states more than 50 million people in the U.S. live with chronic pain daily. For 20 million, the pain is debilitating with a cost of $635 billion a year in medical bills and lost productivity. For more information go to twitter.com/kiamalone


Our last guests are Marsha Barnes and Taylor  Holgate, Ms. Barnes is a financial wellness educator and CEO/Founder, The Finance Bar (a financial education counseling site), Marsha is a financial leader and expert with over a decade of experience in financial services and is passionate about helping others on their journey to financial wellness. Through her professional and personal experiences, she has been inspired to transform the lives of others by meeting them where they are on their journey and helping them achieve a financial lifestyle that breeds confidence and security. She strongly believes individuals can live the life they deserve and is intentional about providing resources that empower clients to live life on purpose and in a way in which they have always envisioned. For more information go to The Financial Bar

Taylor Holgate, is the  Director, Government Affairs, Consumer Healthcare Products Association. Ms. Holgate is responsible for developing and implementing federal lobbying strategies on behalf of CHPA and its member companies. Prior to joining CHPA, Holgate worked in the U.S. Senate where she most recently served as press secretary to Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.) handling communications for the Senator’s personal office and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Holgate also worked for the Senate Republican Policy Committee under Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and for Senator Jeff Chiesa (R-N.J.).

Before coming to the Senate, Holgate executed successful trade association advocacy campaigns in North Carolina and worked as a legislative assistant for UPS Corporate Public Affairs. Education: B.A., the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. for more information go to Taylor Holgate.

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WDZY 1290AM and WDZY 103.3FM 8:00AM 9/23/2020

My first guest today is Kathy Guillermo, Senior Vice President of PETA’s horse racing department. The 146th Kentucky Derby was held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY was on September 5, 2020, the first time it was not held on the first Saturday in May since 1945. To protect against COVID-19 a series of guest safety protocols have been put in place, but much more needs to be done to protect horses at the track. The dangers of horse racing have been in the spotlight since last year, when 37 horses died at Santa Anita Park, leading to a PETA-requested investigation by the Los Angeles County District Attorney and groundbreaking new regulations to protect horses. But every week, at least 24 horses experience fatal injuries at racetracks across the country. While PETA doesn’t support horse racing, the group is advocating life-saving changes. PETA is calling on Churchill Downs and all racetracks to enact these changes to make progress for thoroughbreds. For more information go to www.peta.org/


Our second guest today is Colleen Burns the Mom on the Run. A former national and local TV journalist, Colleen shares tips on parenting, travel, looking, and feeling good. She has represented hundreds of the world’s most successful mom and kid-friendly consumer brands and helps families get the most from their lives while saving money and time. She regularly appears on Lifetime, and the CW network as well as local appearances on network affiliates in NY, San Francisco, Minneapolis, San Diego, Chicago, Miami, and more. Colleen Burns has a psychology degree, a background in childhood education, and the real-life experience of raising six sons.

As billions of people around the world face stay-at-home orders, family dinners, breakfasts, and lunches are resurgent. Colleen’s mother of 6 boys, takes us back to an earlier time when things were less busy and we took the time to sit down with a meal and enjoy our families.  Whether its breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Colleen will suggest nutritious meals that also give us comfort and stability in these fast-changing times. For more information go to www.themomontherun.tv/


Rev-Dr-Reginald-Davis_LRGOur last guest is Reverend Dr. Reginald Davis from the First Baptist Church of Williamsburg discusses “The Archaeology Project” that will explore the site of America’s oldest church founded by enslaved and free Blacks. The First Baptist Church, Colonial Williamsburg Lead Community-Supported Excavation to Find Church’s First Permanent Structure. The excavation and being part of the process of healing, peace, and hope as an international call-to-action with a ceremonial kick-off ignites a movement. The site of one of America’s oldest churches founded entirely by Blacks may soon be unearthed. Colonial Williamsburg archaeologists, under the guidance of First Baptist Church, will begin excavating this nationally significant site in early September to find the earliest structure within the city limits where the congregation met. If successful, this initiative will enable Colonial Williamsburg to expand its Black-interpretative programming through voices that have been silent since the Revolution.

Ground-penetrating radar indicates that remains of this early structure used by members of First Baptist Church—originally founded in secret by free and enslaved Blacks at the start of America’s Revolution—may lie buried near the intersection of Nassau and Francis streets in Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area. It’s here that archaeologists and church leaders hope to unearth evidence of what researchers believe may have been the structure that was offered for their use by a white landowner named Jesse Cole, who owned the property at the time. The team also will explore how the congregation used the structure and seek to identify any burial sites present so they can be protected and memorialized. For more information please visit www.firstbaptistchurch1776.org 

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Fairfax Channel 37 9/22/2020 8:00AM ET

Our guest today is Dr. Litjen (L.J) Tan, MS, PhD, is the chief strategy officer for the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC). He says it’s critical that routine vaccination is maintained during the COVID-19 pandemic to protect individuals and communities from disease. Prior to joining the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), Dr. Tan was the director of medicine and public health at the American Medical Association (AMA) a position he held since 2008. From 1997 to 2008, he was the AMA’s director of infectious disease, immunology, and molecular medicine.

Dr. Tan was a voting member of the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Vaccine Advisory Committee from 2009 to 2013, where he served on the adult immunization, vaccine safety, and healthcare worker immunization working groups, and chaired the immunization infrastructure, working group. For more than ten years, he was the AMA’s liaison to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, where he served on influenza, pneumococcal, zoster, and adult immunization working groups. For more information on Immunization Awareness go to the Women in Government organization.


Our guest today is Author Lyle E. Oelfke. He will discuss, Lyle’s Book of Vanishing Expressions, a fun book that compiles unique and quirky sayings and thoughts that Lyle E. Oelfke has collected over a long lifetime. He realizes that many of these expressions are not used much anymore and fear that they will disappear from our communal lexicon entirely. With this book, he hopes to share them with future generations and preserve these colorful examples of our culture

Lyle E. OelfkeLyle E. Oelfke is an Artist, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and works with his favorite charities in Fort Worth and Dallas, Texas.  Mr. Oelfke worked in advertising before he retired. He has been to twenty-one countries and four continents. He has hunted his way through Canada, Argentina, Europe, and Africa. He has fished though most of the U.S. from Alaska to Hawaii, as well as Belize, Europe, and Africa. He also loves to cook and had a restaurant for six years.  He still hunts and loves to fish and still shares his recipes with his friends and family. To purchase his book  Lyle’s Book of Vanishing Expressions on Amazon.com.

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