Take Charge Of Your Own Health

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Meredith Hurston

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The Take Charge Of Your Own Health podcast is a weekly dose of healthy living tips, disease awareness and answers to your questions about health and healthcare. I’ll teach you how to navigate the healthcare system, share tips on patient safety in the healthcare environment, as well as, show you the benefits of advocacy. Of course, we’ll be dishing the health news headlines you should know. Join Meredith Hurston for this podcast series and Take Charge Of Your Own Health!

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Dr. Jeffrey Garber & Ms. Ronni Hochman on Thyroid Health Awareness

Are you suffering from mood swings, fatigue, having trouble sleeping, can’t focus? Don’t ignore those signs! I’m chatting with Dr. Jeffrey Garber and his patient, Ms. Ronni Hochman today and we’re discussing your thyroid health. Learn the signs and symptoms of this common health condition, thyroid disease. What is Thyroid Disease? Studies estimate that more […]

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Jan-25-2016
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020: BREVAGenplus® Breast Cancer Prevention Advancements 2015

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month One in eight women will develop breast cancer. There is a misconception that family history and having the BRCA gene are the leading causes of breast cancer. In fact, more than 85% of women who develop breast cancer have little-to-no family history of the disease. With a percentage that high, […]

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Oct-21-2015
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021: MSLifeLines with Dr. Timothy West

On today’s show, we’re learning about Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and some resources available for MS patients with Neurologist and Multiple Sclerosis expert Dr. Timothy West and MS LifeLines Ambassador Jacqueline. MSLifeLines.com is a support resource for patients and families of patients coping with MS. MS is a tough disease to diagnose, because there is no single […]

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Oct-12-2015
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019: The Annual Well Woman Visit with Dr. Sharyn Lewin

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. On today’s show, I’m chatting with Dr. Sharyn Lewin, an OBGYN at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ. We’re talking about that sometimes dreaded annual visit to the OBGYN for our pap smear, breast exam and mammogram. She provides some great questions we should be asking our doctor […]

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Sep-28-2015
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018: America Starts Talking w/ Dr. Anita Gupta and Penney Cowan

Many people who live with pain undergo all types of pain management therapies, including prescription opioid pain medication. While opioids are an important part of treatment for people living with pain; life-threatening side effects can occur, even for those who are taking their opioids as directed. That’s why “America Starts Talking” has developed a new […]

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Sep-14-2015
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017: Rev. Run and Vanessa Simmons ASK.SCREEN.KNOW

On today’s video podcast show I’m chatting with Hip-Hop Legend Rev. Run and his daughter Vanessa Simmons about the risks associated diabetes and the necessity for women of childbearing age to be screened. We touch on family history and we also talk about my recent health scare. LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW ASK.SCREEN.KNOWTM The EMP Health News […]

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Jul-06-2015
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016: RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis) Narrative

On today’s show I’m chatting with Dr. Ara Dikranian and Ms. Cindy McDaniel, Senior Vice President of Consumer Health at the Arthritis Foundation. We’re discussing the surprising results of the RA Narrative, which is a large survey of patients living with rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Dikranian and Ms. McDaniel share some tools and strategies to help facilitate the conversation between RA patients and their healthcare providers. LINKS MENTIONED ON THE […]

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Jun-29-2015
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015: Lung Cancer Research Developments

  On today’s show I’m chatting with Dr. David Spigel, Director of the Lung Cancer Research Program at Sarah Cannon Research Institute and patient advocate Mr. Steven Young, President & COO, Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute. We’re discussing some of the promising new developments in immuno-oncology therapy for lung cancer patients. LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW The EMP Health News […]

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Jun-22-2015

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About Mimi

Founder/CEO of listenopoly.com | Co-host of the Add Water and Stir podcast | blogger at mimirobinsononline.com

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