Lifestyle #2511

The Hidden Epidemic: STDs

Sexually transmitted diseases –STDs have been around for centuries. And unfortunately, it appears they’’re not going away. Some are treatable, some have life-altering consequences, some are life-threatening. Our guest, public health expert and a professor of medicine at UCLA, Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, has written extensively on diagnosis, treatment, control, and other aspects of sexually transmitted diseases.

Lifestyle #2512

Life Choices with Deniece Williams

Wouldn’’t it be great if every choice in our life could be easy? Our guest today, R&B/pop/gospel singer Deniece Williams, has made quite a few choices in her life over the years. She has always marched to the beat of her own drum and it’’s paid off for her with hit songs, four Grammy Awards and a life with few regrets. She’’s here with us to share how she’’s done it over the years.

Lifestyle #2513

The Healthy Heart

It’s known as the silent killer, that thing that catches us completely unaware with little to no warning. Heart disease is the number one cause of death on a global scale, and today we’ll talk about some ways to reduce your risk. Our guest today is Dr. Howard Hodis, Professor of Medicine and Director of the USC Atherosclerosis Research Unit.

Lifestyle #2514

Hope For Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s. The word itself evokes alarm. It’s the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Where does it come from? Who’s at risk? What can be done if you have it, and is there any hope? Our guest, Dr. Wes Youngberg, a doctor of public health and a certified nutritionist and lifestyle medicine specialist, will answer all these questions and more.

Lifestyle #2515

Healing the Mind

Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy. What we think and believe can actually hurt us and prevent us from being who we want to be, who we were meant to be. In this episode we’re going to examine our brain and learn how to think and believe in a healthy way; God’s way. Join our guests, Dr. Timothy Jennings, an international speaker and psychiatrist with guest Luann Serafine. Dr. Jennings is the author of a life-changing book called “Could It Be This Simple? A Biblical Model For Healing The Mind.”

Lifestyle #2510

Conflict Resolution

Conflict happens in everyone’s life. We all have disagreements from time to time with a spouse, family member, maybe even a friend. But how do you find a resolution to that argument? Today we’ll offer you some ways to find a win-win, and possibly avoid that argument altogether. Our guest, conflict resolution expert, Thomas Kosakowski, Ombudsperson from UCLA Health Sciences, shares how to deal with conflicts in the workplace.

Lifestyle #2501

The Bullying Side

Nearly 77% of teen students have admitted to being a victim of bullying. That’s 77 %. Bullying is on the rise and has reached epidemic proportions. But our guest today offers hope and resources for those under attack. Actor Quinton Aaron from The Blind Side knows first-hand the struggles of obesity and bullying as he experienced both as a young man. That’s why he created the Quinton Aaron Foundation to provide hope, encouragement, confidence and resources to children on the brink of suicide or battling the damaging effect on their self-esteem and confidence caused by the actions or words of others. Free Offer: Care Notes pamphlet “Bullying” Offer Code: BULLY-T-F-401 Offer Description: This pamphlet would be helpful whether the child in your life is being bullied or is the bully. This can help the child overcome the effects of bullying and offers tips on how to communicate with the child.

Lifestyle #2502

Vegan All Star

  Most coaches and other sports professionals would argue that being a vegetarian as a professional athlete would be a career-killing move. However, our guest, four time NBA Champion John Salley, would argue that is what extended his career and in many ways saved his life. Free Offer: Vibrant Life Special Issue: Going Vegetarian Offer Description: Vibrant Life special issue on 14 very good reasons to be a vegetarian and how to make the transition, eat vegetarian anywhere and create a mouthwatering meatless meal. Offer Code: GOVEG-M-F-401

Lifestyle #2503

Discovering Joy

Imagine having everything you ever dreamed of, yet feeling so alone, so lost, so desperate for connection, that you were willing to take your own life. Our guest today was right there, willing to take that last step. Join us to find out what stopped Jason Davis as he shares from his book, Your Love Pursues: A Memoir.

Lifestyle #2504

Surviving a Stroke

Chances are pretty good you have known someone who has had a stroke. The fact is there are over 600,000 new, first-time stroke patients every year. It’s the fifth leading cause of death in America, and that’s worth talking about. Join our guests: Dr. Matt Farson, a family practice and emergency room doctor; Dr. Wes Youngberg, a doctor of public health, a certified nutritionist, and lifestyle medicine specialist; and Edie Hughes, a stroke survivor. Free Offer: Care Notes pamphlet “Surviving Stroke” Offer Description: Surviving Stroke by Pat Zrelak, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.R.N., N.E.A.-B.C. Those who’ve suffered a stroke, or care for someone who has, know it is often a permanently life-altering event. The key to surviving the stroke and its after effects is being knowledgeable. Pat Zrelak helps readers navigate this new and difficult situation in sections titled: “What is stroke?,” “Types of stroke,” “How does the doctor know I’ve had a stroke?”, “After care”, and “Support Organizations”. Offer Code: STROKE-T-401

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