W4CY 4/25/2019 and on W4Vet on Sunday 4/28/2019

This is a Holiday Special.  Kathryn and Production team will talk about what Easter means to them. They will open it up to calls from listeners.

Kathryn will also share her favorite Easter dinner menus as well.  Join in this Holiday Special! Give the station a call at 513-579-1160 or stream it on Christian Talk 1160 AM at 10:00 AM. She will be giving prizes out as well. For more information go to Letsjusttalkradio.com or Kathryn Raakers World.com


Dr. Gerald  Blumenthal, while establishing several thriving companies, speaking on the international circuit, and providing valuable insight for businesses, he has written four fiction novels and one nonfiction book. His fiction novels include the thrillers The Monkey Trial: Judgment Day, The Brass Compass, Lauren: Adventures of a Teenage Detective, and Lauren II: Adventures of a Teenage Detective. His lone nonfiction piece is the engaging and incredibly alluring Serial Killers: Their Lives, Their Crimes, and Their Handwriting. Dr. Gerald Blumenthal a mechanical engineer, an industrial psychologist, Speaker, businessman  & the author of six books. He will discuss the Religious Holidays of Passover. For more information for to his website at https://www.drgeraldblumenthal.com




http://drallmen.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/IMG_0102_2-e1439580331627.jpgObstetrician, gynecologist and author Dr. Tara Allmen is available to share some of the secrets to thriving through midlife and a new, non-hormonal option to relieve symptoms. Dr. Allmen will discuss: Signs of menopause and perimenopause; what women can expect details of the new, non-hormonal option to help control hot lashes and muscle aches. She will answer the question – What every woman wants to know, “How long is this gonna last?” Tara Allmen, MD, is one of America’s leading experts in midlife women’s health. She is a Board Certified Gynecologist and Nationally Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) Dr. Allmen has educated thousands of medical professionals around the country in perimenopausal and menopausal medicine.



Our last guest is Janet Alvarez, Financial Expert, Executive Editor of Wise Bread and Financial Journalist with over 15 Years of Experience BACKGROUND Marie Kondo may have inspired millions of Americans to look forward to cleaning every inch of their home this spring, but one area many Americans need to declutter is their wallet. According to a recent Bank of America survey, 52% of Americans use multiple rewards credit cards to earn rewards in different categories. Finance expert Janet Alvarez is available to share how adding finances to your spring-cleaning list can set you up for success for the rest of the year. She will discuss everything from how you can still maximize your rewards even as you minimize the cards in your wallet. She will also share her personal anecdotes about spending and saving on a budget. For more information go to: https://promo.bankofamerica.com/choosemyrewards

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Fairfax Channel 36 4/23/2019

Our guest today is Barbara Hong, the author of FAILING UP: A Professor’s Odyssey of Flunking, Determination and Hope, they often conclude that her life must have always been enriched. They assume she had loving, successful parents and all the support she needed to reach her goals. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Hong’s path to an Ivy League university and beyond started in a filthy tenement in Singapore where she lived with an abusive father and an illiterate mother. Even as a child of six, she worked in her sweatshop home to help with extra money, which her father often wasted on alcohol. As she endured his drinking and abuse, she feared that the pain she internalized could shatter her.

Barbara Hong received her doctorate from Columbia University in Special Education in addition to three master’s degrees in Instructional Practices, Policy & Leadership, and as a Learning Specialist from the same institution. She was a three-time recipient of the prestigious Senior Fulbright Scholar award, and the First Honorable Visiting Scholar to Taiwan Municipal University of Education.

Hong has been a professor for more than sixteen years at the time of this publication and has taught in New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Hawaii. In 2014, Hong was appointed by the US State Department, Bureau of International and Information Programs, as a Speaker Specialist and Expert on Disability where she consults with governmental agencies around the globe.

Hong is a recipient of the national Teacher-of-Honor award by the international honor society in education and her University Exemplary Faculty Award. Currently, Hong is a Professor and Program Coordinator of Special Education at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. For more information, visit www.barbarahong.com.  FAILING UP is her first book.


Our next guest is Dr. Mary Dale Peterson, President of American Society of Anesthesiologists . Dr. Peterson will discuss how parents can safely manage their children’s use of pain medications and how physician anesthesiologists can help guide parents to reduce the risks. She will also be giving the results of a New Survey on The Crisis of Children and Opioid Addiction.



Our next guest is Charles Davidson, MD, Clinical Chief of Cardiology at the Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. Dr. Davidson is and an interventional cardiologist, will discuss how valve and/or coronary disease is diagnosed, and what to look for in a doctor or hospital to get evaluated and treated. He’ll also discuss how you can take steps to halt the progress of heart disease by understanding your risk factors and modifying the ones you can that can to lengthen and improve the quality of your life. For more information please visit www.nm.org/radio


Melissa Ridolfi, Vice President, Fidelity Investments. She will be giving the results of a new study which focused on What American’s Top 3 Financial Resolutions are for 2019
What are their regrets are that derailed their progress toward keeping their financial resolutions for 2018 and What are their top financial concerns for 2019. Melissa Ridolfi is Vice President of Retirement and College Leadership for Personal Investing (PI), a unit of Fidelity Investments. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 20 million individuals, institutions and financial intermediaries.

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KKIM1000 AM & KXKS1090/WWLN1080AM /WDZY1290AM /103.3FM KWDF 840AM/99.7FM/WBRI1500 AM &WBRI 96.7 FM 3/30/2019

Our first guest is Paul A. Gurbel, MD, FACC, Director of Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine Research and Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association made changes to their guideline for the use of aspirin to prevent first heart attacks, strokes and heart failure, which is primary prevention. This update has led to confusion among doctors and the general public about the preventative use of aspirin.Dr. Gurbel, will  discuss the changes in these guidelines and provide more information around the preventative use of aspirin. For more information, visit: www.bayeraspirin.com.



Our next guest is Dr. David Lederer, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City discusses what pulmonary fibrosis is, how it is diagnosed and what to look for in a doctor or hospital to get evaluated and treated. He’ll also discuss how by understanding your potential risk factors you can work with your physician to improve the quality of your life. He will also discuss that The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has launched a new educational website to educate individuals about this deadly disease. AboutPF.org offers a downloadable Pulmonary Fibrosis Risk List worksheet to facilitate the conversation about symptoms and risk factors with a general physician. For more information please visit www.AboutPF.org


Our last guest is Lynnette Lee-Villanueva, AARP Foundation Vice President of Tax-Aide, will discuss the challenges seniors face during tax season, and how they can make use of the Tax-Aide program. Tax-Aide volunteers are trained and IRS-certified each year to ensure they understand the latest changes to the U.S. Tax Code. Volunteers work directly with taxpayers, helping them gain peace of mind and providing a free and trusted service. Nearly 35,000 volunteers will serve at almost 5,000 locations in neighborhood libraries, malls, banks, community centers and senior centers nationwide. For more information go to aarp foundation.org/taxaide

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