WCVX 1160AM 2/8/2020 10:00AM & 7:00 PM

Our first guest  is Family Physician Dr. Kim Yu , she will discuss a new survey about the flu and to also discuss flu misconceptions versus facts. And yet, a recent survey commissioned by the American Academy of Family Physicians is revealing more than half of Americans haven’t gotten a flu shot this season and nearly a third say they don’t plan to get one at all. Why are folks dodging the flu shot and what are the consequences?

As reported by the CDC, an estimated 34,200 Americans died from the flu in the 2018-2019 season and this flu season is on track to be one of the most severe seasons we’ve seen in the last decade!

 

 

Harley Pasternak, M. SC. is a Celebrity fitness and nutrition specialist, he will be giving Tips and Advice on How To Eat More Balanced and Be Healthier in 2020. He joins us today from a farm in California. He’ll cover it all, from food to drink to exercise, and even sleep. And here’s an insider tip– it’s all about balance, how they can achieve this to look and feel their best in 2020. Pasternak is a New York Times Bestselling Author whose books include 5-Factor Fitness, 5-Factor Diet, The 5-Factor World Diet, The Body Reset Diet, The Body Reset Diet Cookbook, and 5 Pounds. Pasternak has made worldwide speaking appearances in over 30 countries for a diversity of Fortune 500 companies, health and fitness organizations and government entities. For more information go to: https://www.harleypasternak.com

 

 Dr. Neal Barnard, MD, our last guest discusses how food and hormones play a powerful role in fertility and menopause, sex-hormone related cancers, balancing the thyroid, type 2 diabetes, and regulating metabolism.  He is the only physician who has conducted breakthrough research on how foods influence hormones and the problems they can cause.

 

In his new book, Your Body in Balance, nutrition researcher and New York Times bestselling author Neal Barnard, MD, shares the science behind how common conditions—like infertility, weight gain, menopausal symptoms, breast and prostate cancers, thyroid problems, and acne—are fueled by hormones that are hidden in or influenced by the foods we eat.

For more information please visit: PCRM.org/YourBodyInBalance

Fairfax Channel 36 12/17/2019 8:00 AM ET

Andre Fredieu, M.D., medical director, Oklahoma Stroke & Neurological Institute, Hillcrest Medical Center.  Stroke is a “Brain Attack” and Can Happen to Anyone at Any Age World Stroke Day is a Reminder to BE FAST When Symptoms Appear!

The signs of stroke can be subtle and hard to recognize, so educating yourself and others is key to noticing and responding quickly. The acronym BE FAST stands for Balance, Eyes, Face, Arm, Speech, Time. Using BE FAST, if you notice a sudden loss of balance or vision, an uneven smile, arm weakness or slurred speech, call 911 to get immediate medical attention.2 Additionally, experts like Dr. Fredieu want the public to know that it’s ok to overreact when it comes to stroke. The right care, right away, has the potential to save lives.3 For more information about BE FAST and all 10 signs and symptoms of stroke, visit www.strokeawareness.com.

 

 

Joshua Halpern, MD, Urologist and assistant professor at Northwestern Medicine, urologist Dr. Joshua Halpern will educate men on how they can take charge of their health, at any age. He’ll discuss why 1 in 6 men will be told they have prostate cancer and what men can do to ensure they are keeping tabs on their health.

 

 

THE AMERICAN LEGION National Commander  James W. “Bill” Oxford.  The Nation’s Largest Veterans Organization Looks to its Second Century as America’s Most Influential Voice for Veterans.

In the aftermath of another Election day, American Legion National Commander Bill Oxford is hoping that Americans will pause to remember just who it is that makes it possible to freely choose our elected officials. For more information go to: www.legion.org

 

Our guest is Dr. Ron Bracy, will discuss why Veterans Day and Veterans are so important to our nation. Ron is  author of Walk On, was born at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, Dr. Ron Bracy was adopted at the age of five and grew up in Bethesda, Arkansas.   A graduate of the Air Force Academy, he served in the U.S. Air Force for 42 years and is a veteran of the Vietnam War where he flew 183 combat missions.

He was on duty in the Pentagon during the terrorist attack on 9-11-01.  Walk On: From the Valley of Despair to the Mountaintop of Praise. A man of faith, he later earned a Ph.D. in biblical studies, and moved into the Air Force Chaplaincy. His last active duty assignment was to the Military Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon, where he was on duty on 9/11 and worked to save others on that terrible day. But despite all he had seen and endured, Ron Bracy’s most severe test of life and faith came the day his only
son was killed on an Air Force Special Operations mission.

Bracy reflects back on his own grief and that of others in his book, Walk On: From the Valley of Despair to the Mountaintop of Praise. The book is an examination of the small Old Testament book called Habakkuk. For more information go to https://www.walkonbook.com/

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Fairfax Channel 36 11/19/2019 8:00 AM ET

Andre Fredieu, M.D., medical director, Oklahoma Stroke & Neurological Institute, Hillcrest Medical Center.  Stroke is a “Brain Attack” and Can Happen to Anyone at Any Age World Stroke Day is a Reminder to BE FAST When Symptoms Appear!

The signs of stroke can be subtle and hard to recognize, so educating yourself and others is key to noticing and responding quickly. The acronym BE FAST stands for Balance, Eyes, Face, Arm, Speech, Time. Using BE FAST, if you notice a sudden loss of balance or vision, an uneven smile, arm weakness or slurred speech, call 911 to get immediate medical attention.2 Additionally, experts like Dr. Fredieu want the public to know that it’s ok to overreact when it comes to stroke. The right care, right away, has the potential to save lives.3 For more information about BE FAST and all 10 signs and symptoms of stroke, visit www.strokeawareness.com.

 

 

Joshua Halpern, MD, Urologist and assistant professor at Northwestern Medicine, urologist Dr. Joshua Halpern will educate men on how they can take charge of their health, at any age. He’ll discuss why 1 in 6 men will be told they have prostate cancer and what men can do to ensure they are keeping tabs on their health.

 

 

THE AMERICAN LEGION National Commander  James W. “Bill” Oxford.  The Nation’s Largest Veterans Organization Looks to its Second Century as America’s Most Influential Voice for Veterans.

In the aftermath of another Election day, American Legion National Commander Bill Oxford is hoping that Americans will pause to remember just who it is that makes it possible to freely choose our elected officials. For more information go to: www.legion.org

 

Jodi Grant, Executive Director of the Afterschool Alliance to discuss the report and the ways afterschool programs help students succeed in school and in life, and what we can all do to make afterschool programs available to many more children and youth. For more information please visit www.afterschoolalliance.org

 

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