Fairfax Radio 11/24/2020 8:00AM ET

Our first guest is Melanie Young author and breast cancer survivor, she will be discussing her book Getting Things Off My Chest. In the updated 3rd edition, Melanie shares how her breast implants were recalled in 2019 due to a link to a rare form of cancer and experienced breast implant affliction. She underwent transfer surgery to replace them in summer 2020. With Covid19 considerations, she also overhauled the caregiver and food safety sections of the book.  For more information, visit: https://www.melanieyoung.com/


 

Our next guest is Saurabha Bhatnagar, MD Chief Medical Officer & Head of Technology & Performance at United Healthcare.  Dr. Bhatnagar will discuss why its so important for patients especially seniors to go back to see their doctors in person in the office. Many seniors need need preventative care and screenings as well as other tests especially if they have other conditions such as Diabetes, Heart Problems or Cancer.  He also talks about  telehealth is helping to keep patients connected with their doctors. With the COVID-19 pandemic still at the forefront of our minds, many people – particularly older adults – may have concerns about going in for a doctor’s visit as health issues pop up. For more information visit: WWW.TELEHEALTHUHC.COM


 

Our next guest today is Sheryl Martin-Schild, M.D., Ph.D., LERN Stroke Medical Director and Medical Director of Neurology & Stroke for the New Orleans East Hospital and Touro Infirmary she will be discussing the newest survey about :Would You Call 911 If You Witnessed a Stroke? This National survey says: only 40% of U.S. adults who have witnessed a stroke called 911 as their first reaction.  As the COVID-19 pandemic developed early this year, a concerning pattern emerged. Data from 5 major healthcare systems show that as COVID-19 caseloads spiked, emergency department visits decreased by more than 40%. Now, as we continue to experience a resurgence of the virus in parts of the country, we’re starting to see this trend resume.

But even during a pandemic, medical emergencies, such as stroke and heart attack, can be life-threatening and demand immediate attention. While the idea of witnessing a stroke can be scary, healthcare providers, including Dr. Sheryl Martin-Schild, are urging people to call 911 and seek immediate medical attention for emergencies, like stroke, and want you to know that they are working tirelessly to provide the best care possible for all of their patients. For more information about the signs, symptoms and risk factors for stroke, visit www.strokeawareness.com

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Karen Sokolof JavitchOur first guest today is Karen Sokolof Javitch, Composer, Lyricist, she will be discussing her newest creations for Thanksgiving and children’s songs.  And also Karen Sokolof Javitch, Composer, Lyricist, she will be discussing her latest song she created titled “Beat the Covid -19 Blues”.  The song is ’s so appropriate for getting through this difficult period of time during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Karen is a former teacher of visually impaired children and stayed at home with them until they started school. At that point, her background in piano, singing, and dancing led her to an exciting career in songwriting. To order her CD’s go to https://cdbaby.com/ or iTunes or by calling 402-393-3893. at her webshttp:// at Karenssongs.com


Our next guest today is Sheryl Martin-Schild, M.D., Ph.D., LERN Stroke Medical Director and Medical Director of Neurology & Stroke for the New Orleans East Hospital and Touro Infirmary she will be discussing the newest survey about :Would You Call 911 If You Witnessed a Stroke? This National survey says: only 40% of U.S. adults who have witnessed a stroke called 911 as their first reaction.  As the COVID-19 pandemic developed early this year, a concerning pattern emerged. Data from 5 major healthcare systems show that as COVID-19 caseloads spiked, emergency department visits decreased by more than 40%. Now, as we continue to experience a resurgence of the virus in parts of the country, we’re starting to see this trend resume.

But even during a pandemic, medical emergencies, such as stroke and heart attack, can be life-threatening and demand immediate attention. While the idea of witnessing a stroke can be scary, healthcare providers, including Dr. Sheryl Martin-Schild, are urging people to call 911 and seek immediate medical attention for emergencies, like stroke, and want you to know that they are working tirelessly to provide the best care possible for all of their patients. For more information about the signs, symptoms and risk factors for stroke, visit www.strokeawareness.com


Our last guest is Jeremy Walters, Sustainability Ambassador at Republic Services, he will discuss the results of the survey and how the Pandemic has made people more aware of their impact on the environment.  Furthermore, he’ll discuss how this information could increase recycling efforts and help protect us and the natural environment. Did you know that six out of ten Americans worried about the future of the environment that this new Survey reveals respondents are reevaluating their Eco-Friendly habits as a result of the pandemic.  For more information please visit: www.republicservices.com

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Dr.  Stephanie Freeman is the founder and President of North Carolina University (NCU)–an accreditation-seeking institution soon to be located in Kittrell, North Carolina. NCU is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) that was created to meet several pressing issues. Stephanie Freeman is an accomplished writer who has contributed to numerous publications—both mainstream and academic. She is also a former editor and writing consultant who has helped nationally-recognized writers and best-selling authors. Currently, she is completing a memoir entitled Life, Love, and Natural Disasters, and a novel turned fictionalized autobiography called Love Divided by Sperm. Both books are being prepared for mainstream publication.  NCU is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) that was created to meet several pressing issues. For more information go to https://www.ncuniversity.org/


My next guest is Dr. Patrick Lyden a world-renowned stroke expert who has made significant contributions to the investigation and management of clinical research in stroke. He will discuss today is the Fear of COVID-19 keeping Stroke Patients from calling 911 and going to the Hospital. Over ten years ago, Dr. Lyden became Cedars-Sinai’s first chair of the Department of Neurology, which elevated the Stroke Program to a national leadership level. Dr. Lyden is the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Council Chair-elect. He has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurology Association, American Heart Association and the European Stroke Organization. For more information about BE FAST and the signs and symptoms of stroke, visit www.strokeawareness.com.


Jim Francis, Consumer AttorneyJim Francis, Consumer Law Attorney discusses the question: Were You Damaged by Inaccurate Judgement or Lien information on Your Credit Report? And Learn How You Could Qualify for $1,500 from a Settlement with One of the Top Three Credit Reporting Agencies. He will also inform listeners about the recent settlement, consumers’ rights, and how and why to check your credit report.

Jim Francis co-founded FMS in 1998 with the goal of creating a law firm dedicated exclusively to consumer rights litigation. Since then, he and the firm have consistently achieved ground-breaking results and cutting-edge legal rulings. He was trial and appellate counsel in Ramirez v. Trans Union, LLC, a case that obtained a record $60 million dollar verdict for a case brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. In 2009, Jim argued the seminal FCRA case of Cortez v. Trans Union, LLC before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been appointed to serve as class counsel by federal courts all over the country in over 60 cases. For more information please visit: www.EquifaxPublicRecordSettlement.com  

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