Previous Show Segments

2012-08-04Download MP3 (26MB)
**ACHES AND PAINS" On this Episode Project Health Radio Host Tom Shaer visits with 3 guests on this episode to discuss various Aches and Pains

2012-08-02Download MP3 (26MB)
**Around the Health Beat** Project Health Radio Host Tom Shaer tackles a wide variety of topics on this edition of Project Health.

2012-06-03Download MP3 (26MB)
“THE SUMMERTIME DOs ” SEGMENT ONE: (Self contained) Tom Shaer talks about running safety with Dave Zimmer, Owner/CEO of Fleet Feet Sports in Chicago, IL. Dave details everything from the importance of proper footwear to hydration, running form and how to ease into a running regimen. SEGMENT TWO: Pedestrian-Bycycle Coordinator for the City of Madison, WI, Arthur Ross discusses bike safety. He is interviewed by Tom Shaer. SEGMENT THREE: (Self contained) Tom Shaer and Lawrence Kidd, boating safety consultant and Coast Guard Auxiliary member in the state of Michigan, talk about boating safety. How operators and passengers can improve safety is detailed.

2012-06-01Download MP3 (26MB)
“FOR MEN AND WOMEN” SEGMENT ONE: (Self contained) Tom Shaer talks to former champion race car driver Terry Labonte and Dr. Steven Lamm about the new “Drive for Five” initiative undertaken by Abbott. Terry and Dr. Steve discuss five areas of men’s health and the need to be aware of them and to screen for problems. Those areas are: blood pressure, cholesterol, prostate health, blood sugar levels and possibly low testosterone. SEGMENT TWO: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is explored by Briana Hassibi, a woman who has had RA for many years. How to manage this autoimmune illness is detailed by Briana, who touches on everything from quality of life to medical needs. The differences between RA and osteoarthritis are also explained. SEGMENT THREE: (Self contained) Tom Shaer and Tanya Abreu (uh-bray’-yoo) discuss how to improve one’s physical health by reducing stress through “love, laughter and play. Tanya offers many ideas, including the simple but basic need to schedule fun/happy time, just as people discipline themselves to go to the gym.

2012-03-20Download MP3 (26MB)
“YOUR HEALTHY VARIETY” ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SEGMENT ONE: (Self contained) Tom Shaer talks to Dr. Stuart Isaacson, Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders center of Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Isaacson is Associate Professor of Neurology at Florida International University’s Wertheim College of Medicine. He discusses with Tom the challenges facing patients with Parkinson’s Disease and their families. Symptoms, unknown causes and new data related to Parkinson’s are examined. SEGMENT TWO: Dr. Stephen Krieger, leading expert on Multiple Sclerosis from Mount Sanai Medical Center’s Corrine Goldsmith Dickenson Center for MS in New York, is interviewed by Tom Shaer. Dr. Krieger offers a primer on MS and how prevalent it may be and goes through the most common myths about MS. He also describes the new web site, MSatrium.com, an interactive MS online destination that engages with the MS community to privde unbiased and practicle disease education. SEGMENT THREE: (Self contained) Tom Shaer talks with clinical psychologist Tamar (Tuh-marr’) Chansky, Phd, author of Freeing Yourself from Anxiety. Dr. Chansky is one of the nation’s leading authorities on anxiety disorders.

2012-02-02Download MP3 (28MB)
"Reaching Into The Health Bag" February 2012 The very concept of maintaining good health is ever-changing. We look at a variety of topics under that umbrella. Tom Shaer talks with Dr. Suzanne Oparil, Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics in the Department of Medicine at University of Alabama-Birmingham. Dr. Oparil, Director of the Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program at UAB, details the most common factors in high blood pressure (hypertension) and how some patients' hypertension is resistant to treatment. Dianne Shaw, who suffers from an "orphan disease," vasculitis, explains that orphan diseases are those which afflict fewer than 200,000 people and thus do not receive the same attention and money for research as so-called major diseases. There are approximately 5,000 orphan diseases known to medical professionals in the United States. Dianne is interviewed by Tom Shaer. Tom Shaer interviews Agapi Stassinapolous, author of "Unbinding the Heart." Ms. Stassinapolous explores the benefits to heart health of living a life of generosity and exuberance, a life with reduced stress.

2012-02-01Download MP3 (28MB)
"Wondering About Winter" February 2012 A look at how to fight flu, stay healthy in general and stay in shape during winter. Tom Shaer interviews Dr. Ahmed Gilani of Beth Israel Deconess HealthCare Crown Colony practice. Dr. Gilani discusses common, easy-to-do things which can help ensure good health despite the challenges of winter. Tom Skinner of the United States Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta explains common misconceptions about flu shots. Mr. Skinner offers insight, facts and figures about the flu vaccine. He is interviewed by Tom Shaer. Jay Jorgensen, a personal trainer with Team Beach Body describes for Project Health Radio's Tom Shaer how it's not that hard to exercise during winter, when most people prefer to stay indoors.

2012-01-02Download MP3 (55MB)
"For Kids' Sake": It takes a village to raise a child, but how much do we know about our collective "job?" Tom Shaer talks to Brett Leghorn of Achievement First-Apollo Elementary School in Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Leghorn looks at how to best prepare students for success in school. Also, Eve Sullivan, author of Where The Heart Listens: A Handbook For Parents And Their Allies In A Global Society about how protective should parents be? Finally, Dr. Carol Frey, Director of Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery for West Coast Sports Medical, Manhattan Beach, CA. details sports injuries commonly suffered by children are more frequent than even ten years ago.

2012-01-01Download MP3 (55MB)
"Food Secrets": _____________________________________________________________________________ What is it about certain foods that make us crave them? What ingredients are almost hidden in foods? How can we cook healthier? Those are some of the questions examined in this edition of Project Health Radio. Tom Shaer talks to Dr. Paul Rozin, Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Rozin explains why humans crave sugar and fat. Also, Licensed Dietician and Nutritionist Dr. Joan Salge Blake of the American Dietetic Association, looks at food ingredients and how they effect our desire to eat those foods. Finally, “Chef T,” Chef Bill Tellinghast, Director of The International Culinary School at the University of Philadelphia, discusses healthy cooking techniques.

2011-11-07Download MP3 (27MB)
Message body**The Summer Show** Host Tom Shaer takes an in depth look at keeping healthy and safe during the summer months. Shaer is joined by Dermatologist Dr. Altman, Pediatrician Dr. Ben Hoffman and "Doctor A," authoer of "The New Food Pyramid."

2011-07-29Download MP3 (20MB)
"To Sleep or Not To Sleep..."

2011-07-25Download MP3 (20MB)
"Chronic Illness"

2011-07-11Download MP3 (21MB)
**Breaking The Habit** Host Tom Shaer explores some of the most dangerous habits. Along with a panel of experts, Shaer dives into the worlds of Overeating, Smokeless Tobacco and Gambling.

2007-01-07Download MP3 (8MB)
BUILDING A BETTER YOU. Interview by Tom Shaer with Terry Savage, syndicated financial columnist and author of The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Need To Retire? Terry lays out a simple plan to better manage personal finances, thus relieving stress and improving mental and physical health.

2007-01-06Download MP3 (8MB)
BUILDING A BETTER YOU, PART TWO. Interview by Laveda Peterlin with Richard St. John. Richard has written Stupid, Ugly, Unlucky and Rich. Mr. St. John details his eight “Success Factors” for reaching goals, which he believes can be accomplished by anyone.

2007-01-05Download MP3 (8MB)
BUILDING A BETTER YOU, PART ONE. Interview by Tom Shaer with David Niven, author of Simple Secrets For Becoming Healthy, Wealthy and Wise. David discusses physical and emotional ways to reach new heights.

2006-08-27Download MP3 (12MB)
Cancer, Early Detection-Interview continued by Tom Shaer with Dr. Durado Brooks, Director of Prostate and Colorectal Cancer for the American Cancer Society. In this segment, Dr. Brooks identifies two highly curable forms of cancer, how to screen for them and their remarkably high cure rates.

2006-08-26Download MP3 (11MB)
Cancer, Early Detection-Interview by Laveda Peterlin with Dr. Rick Haupt of Merck Industries, which has developed a vaccine which prevents the HPV virus that could lead to cervical cancer. Dr. Haupt explains what age group is eligible for the vaccine, how it works and details general facts about HPV.

2006-08-25Download MP3 (11MB)
Cancer, Early Detection-Interview by Tom Shaer with Dr. Durado Brooks, Director of Prostate and Colorectal Cancer for the American Cancer Society. Dr. Brooks discusses how to prevent many cancers, how to recognize their symptoms and how age and weight may increase one’s chances of developing cancer.

2006-08-14Download MP3 (7MB)
The Male Room-Interview (part two) by Tom Shaer with Dr. Elliot Jacobs, author of “MANTALK: Tips From The Pros For Great looks, Good Health and Maintaining Your Competitive Edge.” Dr. Jacobs covers the basics of male grooming, from hair loss to hair you want to lose.

2006-08-12Download MP3 (14MB)
The Male Room-Interview by Laveda Peterlin with Peter Moore, Executive Director of Men’s Health Magazine. Peter describes male menopause and its effects on men who go through it.

2006-08-11Download MP3 (10MB)
The Male Room-Interview (part one) by Tom Shaer with Dr. Elliot Jacobs, author of “MANTALK: Tips From The Pros For Great looks, Good Health and Maintaining Your Competitive Edge.” Dr. Jacobs discusses what medical tests and screening men should have, why and at what ages.

2006-07-08Download MP3 (13MB)
Be Active, Be Smart-Interview by Tom Shaer with Don Lauritzen, Health and Safety expert from the American Red Cross. Bicycle safety is the topic with Mr. Lauritzen telling Tom about proper helmet use and many other less obvious ways to ensure safe biking.

2006-06-08Download MP3 (10MB)
Be Active, Be Smart-Interview by Laveda Peterlin with Dr. Julie Gilchrist of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Laveda and Dr. Gilchrist discuss the many benefits of exercise and also the possible risks in certain activities. Dr. Gilchrist offers advice on avoiding common problems which occasionally accompany routine exercise.

2006-05-08Download MP3 (9MB)
Be Active, Be Smart-Interview by Tom Shaer with Tony Garofalo, a Director of Sports Medicine for Accellerated Rehabilitation Centers. Tom and Mr. Garofalo discuss avoiding simple injuries by taking care of oneself while exercising. Putting less stress on knees, using proper footwear, which exercise is most effective and how “beginners” should proceed were among the specifics of the discussion.

0000-00-00Download MP3 (21MB)
**Breaking The Habit** Host Tom Shaer explores some of the most dangerous habits. Along with a panel of experts, Shaer dives into the worlds of Overeating, Smokeless Tobacco and Gambling.

0000-00-00Download MP3 (26MB)
"TOP SHELF" SEGMENT ONE: (Self contained) Tom Shaer talks to Scott Christensen, President and CEO of The Glaucoma Foundation. Scott details how glaucoma affects approximately two million Americans, with another million likely undiagnosed by the year 2020. How to diagnose glaucoma and the importance of annual eye exams are discussed, along with factors which cause glaucoma and ethnic groups whose risk is higher. SEGMENT TWO: Scott Adamsen of Hearing Aid Specialists of Connecticut discusses hearing loss and how to treat it. Among the facts covered is how untreated hearing loss leads to a worsening of the problem, since the brain is not receiving proper hearing signals. “Use it or lose it more,” according to Scott. SEGMENT THREE: (Self contained) Tom Shaer talks with Dr. Jerry Urell, who has practiced general dentistry for nearly 30 years. Dr. Urell, of Ohio Dental, discusses how frequently flossing should be done and the effects of flossing or not flossing.

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