Fairfax Radio Channel 36 July 9, 2019

Jason Day is a professional golfer, member of the PGA Tour and a former No. 1 golfer in the world. Jason’s mom, Dening, sacrificed to help her son achieve his dreams, never giving up. So, when Dening was diagnosed with Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer, it was so devastating that Jason almost quit golfing – his passion since childhood. But, like his mom who did not give up on her son, Day followed her example, making sure she received a full lung cancer diagnosis, complete with biomarker and mutation testing to help direct her treatment. Dening is now living with lung cancer.

Jason is now part of an initiative launching called the Test It Back campaign, encouraging patients newly diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer to ensure they receive a full diagnosis, inclusive of biomarker testing.



Joining Jason today is Dr. Nicholas Rohs  a board certified medical oncologist who specializes in treatment of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies.  He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital.  He graduated with honors from New York Medical College where he was the chapter President of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.  He then went on to complete both his medical residency and clinical fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Mount Sinai Beth Israel.  He is affiliated with multiple hospitals including Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s.   Dr. Rohs enjoys a busy clinic practice as well as actively participating in medical education and community outreach.   He is co-chair of two thoracic tumor boards, a Cancer Liaison Physician for the Committee on Cancer, and participates in multiple different clinical trials.  His research interests include targeted therapies, immunotherapy, liquid biopsies, and lung cancer screening.


Our next guests today are Dr. Julie Philley, The University of Texas Health, and Philip Leitman, President, NTM Info and Research, Inc. (NTMir).  Dr. Philley and Philip Leitman will be educating us on NTM lung. To spotlight this serious and often overlooked condition, Dr. Julie Philley, The University of Texas Health, and Philip Leitman, President, NTM Info and Research, Inc. (NTMir), will share their experiences with, and perspectives on, NTM lung disease. Dr. Philley and Philip Leitman will be educating your viewers on NTM lung.Winter may trigger peak cold and flu season, but symptoms, such as coughing and fatigue, could be a sign of something else.


Our next guest is Actress Whitney Port – one of the popular stars of a reality TV series  returns to the small screen this summer… and behind the scenes, she’s keeping busy as the mom of an active toddler son. Whitney’will discuss her career, motherhood, and to debunk a common first aid myth just in time for summer.


Joining Whitney  is pediatrician, Dr. Natasha Burgert.  Natasha Burgert, MD, FAAP received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She now calls Kansas City, MO home, working as an innovative general pediatrician while serving as a National Spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the AAP’s Council of Communications and Media.  For more information on keeping your kids healthy during the summer go to FirstAidMyths.com


Our last guests are Lee Abbamonte: Travel Expert, Youngest American to Visit Every Country in the World Plus the North and South Poles and joining him is Lee Abbamonte is a travel expert, writer, entrepreneur, foodie, and global adventurer Global travel expert Lee Abbamonte, the youngest American to visit every country in the world as well as the North and South poles, and John Sellers, Bank of America Preferred Rewards Executive, will discuss summer travel tips.

Lee Abbamonte is a travel expert, writer, entrepreneur, foodie, and global adventurer. Known as “the Marco Polo of the 21st century,” Abbamonte is the youngest person to visit every country, plus the North and South Poles. A frequent contributor and on-air personality, Abbamonte has appeared in numerous interviews on Bloomberg TV, CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC, and the Travel Channel and has been featured in articles in top publications, including the Chicago Tribune, Conde Nast Traveler, New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and countless others.



As the Bank of America executive in charge of Rewards, John Sellers oversees all rewards programs; including consumer and small business reward programs and credit card rewards redemption. Prior to his current role, he led work in other product areas at Bank of America including Auto Lending, Merrill Edge and Credit Card. John is the architect of the award-winning Bank of America Travel Rewards Credit Card and led the effort to bring Chip technology to all Bank of America cards

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KKIM1000 AM & KXKS1090/WWLN1080AM /WDZY1290AM /103.3FM KWDF 840AM/99.7FM/WBRI1500 AM&WBRI 96.7 FM 6/29/2019

Our first  guest today is Stacy Loeb, MD, Urologist at New York University Langone Health and the Manhattan VA.  Urologist Dr. Stacy Loeb will educate men on how they can take charge of their health, at any age. She’ll discuss why prostate cancer rates are on the rise and what men can do to ensure they are keeping tabs on their health. She is an internationally recognized expert in men’s health with more than 300 publications and she also hosts the Men’s Health Show on Sirius XM radio.

It’s no secret that men can be notoriously bad about keeping up regular doctor’s visits.  June marks National Men’s Health month, a time of year when the Urology Care Foundation encourages men to take charge of their health. During this time, men are encouraged to talk to their doctors about their risk for such urology-related conditions as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and other health conditions that can impact their overall health. For more information please visit www.urologyhealth.org


Our second guest is Dr. Barrie Tan, author of The Truth About Vitamin E. There is  Big medical news out of Europe. For the first time ever, in government-sponsored cancer research, human patients taking a specific dietary supplement lived longer than those who did not. The research showed a unique form of vitamin E, called tocotrienols, when used with the standard care for recurrent ovarian cancer patients, doubled their life expectancy.

Dr. Barrie Tan, author of The Truth About Vitamin E, is widely considered the world’s leading authority on tocotrienols and vitamin E. His is talking about the topic in an effort to educate the public on the study’s findings and how to properly take advantage of the supplement’s health benefits

Author Dr. Barrie Tan, is considered one of the world’s most foremost experts on Vitamin E, credited with discovering tocotrienol in 3 major natural sources; Palm, Rice and Annatto plants. Dr. Tan has dedicated the last 35 years to studying vitamin E and its benefits. He holds a Ph. D in Chemistry/Biochemistry and has taught as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. For more information and a free book please go to www.barrietan.com.


Our next guest is personal finance expert, Laura Adams she will be discussing everything from saving to spending within reason, and even some tips for new grads and newlyweds. She’ll help walk you through a mid-year money checkup and help get you on track for a strong financial future.

Did you know that according to a recent study by employee benefits company, Unum, nearly half of adults had less than $1,000 in savings and about the same number could only pay bills for two months or less if they were to lose their main source of income. In that same study, 49% also experienced anxiety about their finances in the past year. So, while relaxing and unwinding during your upcoming summer vacation is important, it’s also a good time to do a quick financial checkup for your family. For more information, please visit: Unum.com/workwell

Laura is a frequent source for the national media and has been featured on most major news outlets including NBC, CBS, ABC FOX, Bloomberg, NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Money, Time, Kiplinger’s, USA Today, U.S News, Huffington Post, Marketplace, Forbes, Fortune, Consumer Reports, MSN, and many other radio, print, and online publications. Laura received an MBA from the University of Florida. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband. To learn more, visit LauraDAdams.com.

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KKIM1000 AM & KXKS1090/WWLN1080AM /WDZY1290AM /103.3FM KWDF 840AM/99.7FM/WBRI1500 AM&WBRI 96.7 FM 6/22/2019

Our first guest is Stacey McDaniel, Anti-Hunger Initiatives Specialist, YMCA of the USA, to Share Important Information about the Y’s Summer Food Program. Ms. McDaniel is an advocate for child nutrition and the Anti-Hunger Initiatives Specialist at the YMCA of the USA (Y-USA). Since 2013, she has worked to grow and enhance the national efforts of the Y in ending child hunger, offering assistance and guidance to local Ys to strengthen child nutrition programs across the country. During her tenure, the Y has expanded its anti-hunger work, piloting a national peer mentor system and increasing number of youths served per year by 131% and number of meals served per year by 165%. In 2017, Ys served over 476,000 youth more than 22 million healthy meals/snacks across nearly 3,900 afterschool and summer food program sites. For more information https://www.ymca.net


Our next guest is Patrick Mullane  the Executive Director of Harvard Business School Online. Today Mr. Mullane will discuss “How to Recession Proof Your Life”. 

As Executive Director, he is responsible for managing growth, expansion in global markets, and long-term success. Harvard Business School Online delivers rigorous and immersive courses that enable professionals at every level to advance their careers, positively impact their organizations, and appreciate business in powerful, new ways. Before earning his MBA from Harvard Business School, Patrick served as a captain in a U.S. Air Force intelligence organization and later was the CEO of a manufacturing company. In addition to his MBA, Patrick holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame and an M.S. in Project and Systems Management from Golden Gate University.



Our last guest is Magdy Milad, MD, MS chief of gynecologic surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and medical director for the center for comprehensive gynecology will discuss alternatives to hysterectomies and will share the latest medical advances for women with chronic and painful gynecologic conditions.

Every year in the United States, more than 500,000 women have hysterectomies. It’s the second most common surgery for American women, following cesarean section. A hysterectomy is an operation to remove a woman’s uterus and may involve removing the woman’s fallopian tubes or ovaries. By the time American women are 60 years old, one in three have experienced some type of pelvic health disorder. For more information please visit https://migs.nm.org/

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