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|2901||Spousal Care Giving||
Ruta Lee has been in over 2,000 film and television productions, starring alongside such greats as Frank Sinatra and Audrey Hepburn. She shares her story with us today on her volunteer work with mental health and her new role as caregiver for her husband, Webb Lowe, who had a stroke.
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|LM2713||Addiction: The Aftermath||
Eric Roberts has been in hundreds of movies including blockbusters like The Cable Guy, The Dark Knight and The Expendables. He and his wife share his experience with addiction and the fallout from it. Eric also shares how he repaired much of the damage done to personal relationships in the aftermath of his addiction.
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|LM2817||In Sickness and in Health||
To have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health. . .that “in sickness and in health” part, most of us don’t really know what that means until it’s tested. To actor, singer and director, Don Most and his beautiful wife, Morgan, that test came in the form of Parkinson’s Disease. They are with us today to share how they faced their battle with Parkinson’s.
Our expert guest, Dr. Mark Lew, the director of Movement Disorders at Keck Medical Center at the University of Southern California, joins us to talk about Parkinson’s Disease. It’s the second-most common, neurodegenerative disorder that we see in the United States second to Alzheimer’s Disease.
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Our guests from Mastering Diabetes, an online group coaching program, are co-founders Dr. Cyrus Khambatta and Robby Barbaro. They teach people all around the world, living with all forms of diabetes on how to reverse insulin resistance by using a low fat, plant-based, whole food diet.
We’ll also be joined by Stephen Wickham, who’ll tell us about a recent study by Yale University on Type 2 diabetes, which has impacted people that he works with in Grundy County. Stephen started a reversing diabetes program in Grundy, Tennessee, which had the highest incidences of diabetes in the state. That program turned around the entire surrounding community, which now has one of the best overall reductions in the prevalence of diabetes in the country that even the CDC has taken notice of these revolutionary results.
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|LM2814||Make a Film Foundation||
Tamika Lamison is the founder and director of Make a Film Foundation. She’s won several fellowships and awards in writing and directing, including the ABC Walt Disney Fellowship in Screen Writing. She’s produced over 100 short documentaries and four award-winning short narrative films. Make a Film Foundation is a nonprofit organization who teams kids with serious or life-threatening medical conditions with noted actors, writers, and directors, who help them create their own short films. We’ll learn more about these incredible kids, see some of their work, and talk to some of the people who help them fulfill their dreams. We are also joined by noted actor and film maker, Bruce Davison with Clay Beabout, Make a Film Foundation recipient.
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|LM2723||Faith, Family, Fatherhood||
Country music artist Tracy Lawrence has had the kind of music career most people only dream about with more that 13 million albums sold, eight #1 Billboard hits and more than 40 singles on the charts. But life always has its share of ups and downs. Today Tracy and his wife Becca share about career, managing marriage and parenting challenges including homeschooling their kids and how they keep family as a priority.
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|LM2813||Living With Lyme Disease||
Actor Eric Lutes starred on the popular television show “Caroline in the City” and has a passion for painting fine art. We’re going to talk to him about his Lyme disease diagnosis and what he’s discovered on his road to wellness. Also joining us with her story is Lyme fighter Kortnye Hurst. Her career, as a model, was on the rise when she suddenly was diagnosed with Lyme disease.
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|LM2812||The Power Of Positivity||
Disappointment is something we all have to overcome, but a constructive and proactive attitude is perhaps the best antidote. Today we’re going to meet two of the most positive women you’ll ever meet. Thelma Wells, speaker, author, and mentor who speaks all around the country inspiring audience with her “Bee Positive” philosophy and Lisa LoCicero an Emmy-nominated actress currently seen on the ABC soap opera, General Hospital, and also known from her role on Star Trek Voyager. They’ll tell us how they keep their life positive.
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The pressure is on for today’s parents to understand the barrage of media their kids are confronted with every minute of every day. We’re discussing social media today and the media trauma that is experienced depending on how much time is spent on entertainment/media on a personal device. Jenny Black is a licensed marriage and family therapist from Tennessee. She’s joined by her husband, Adam, and their two children, Brandon and Avery, who were exhibiting signs of media trauma. They are Co-Founders of Media Trauma Care a volunteer group of professionals dedicated to bring awareness and resources to care for those impacted by media trauma. Also weighing in on how dangerous media trauma can be is CNN’s technology contributor, Lori H. Schwartz, who was dubbed by Variety as one of 30 executives shaping the evolution of technology. She also is on the Board of Governors for the Interactive Media Peer Group for the Television Academy.
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|LM2412||Living With Lupus||
Lupus is a disease that shows up in many different ways but affects over 1.5 million Americans. Our guests, actress Mary McDonough from The Waltons and The New Adventures of Old Christine, and Jane Withers of Josephine the Plumber, are both affected and join us today to talk about how they live with lupus.
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