Late Night Health Radio offers a unique, entertaining and informative listening opportunity, while providing an upscale active audience for advertisers. Hosted by Mark Alyn, discusses all aspects of health from a consumers point of view.
Late Night Health features healthcare experts from a variety of traditional and alternative healthcare fields. Putting listeners in the driver’s seat of making healthcare decisions, Late Night Health offers diverse topics from experts throughout the world. Guests from around the United States, Australia, Costa Rica, France, Canada and Israel regular share information on Late Night Health.
Late Night Health covers a myriad of health and wellness topics including dealing with diabetes, weight-loss, obesity and cancer to the latest practices in pain management, stress reduction, preventative health care and even how “ObamaCare” affects all Americans.
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Ayurveda Secrets For Health And Beauty, with plastic surgery and Botox injections becoming the norm, especially in Hollywood, Dr. Christine Horner tells Mark Alyn the real answer for beauty is from within. On Late Night Health, the plastic surgeon shares her Ayurveda secrets for health and beauty.
Ayurveda is an ancient holistic medical system that is thousands of years old. The premise is that keeping the body in balance keeps the body healthy. Using the basic precepts of Ayurveda, Dr. Horner discusses with Mark Alyn the real way to true beauty and health: exercise, a natural diet free from preservatives and supplements.
Horner talks about the release of her new book " "Radiant Health, Ageless Beauty" on Late Night Health. The book showcases a daily routine that will not only help women and men reclaim their natural beauty but keep them healthy as well.
Greg Macpherson, CEO of MitoQ joins Mark Alyn to talk about the mitochondria in our cells and how they have reduced ability to fend damage caused by free radicals as we age. This damage causes our mitochondria to decline in function at a rate of around 10% a decade from our early thirties. This is why we slow down as age and have less...
John Poothullil, MD, FRCP, author of Eat, Chew, Live joins Mark Alyn to talk about one of the biggest epidemics in America, diabetes. Dr. Poothullil talks about a new approach to diabetes, an epidemic that is rapidly expanding around the world. One in 4 adults over 65 in the US being a Type 2 diabetic and 1 in 3 people over age 20...
When do you go to a medical doctor or an alternative health professional? Mark and Dr. Greg Celaya discuss when it's appropriate to go to a traditional doctor or another kind of provider. This episode centers on the prevention of major illness or disease as the primary way of not going to any healthcare professional. But life happens...
Margaret Overton, MD joins the Late Night Health Show to talk about Greed in the Hospice Industry and how services have changed in the last 10 years!
While tending to patients as well as her aging parents as both a doctor and a daughter, Margaret Overton realized something about end of life care: dying well requires more than just good medical care.
In her new book Hope for a Cool Pillow (Outpost19, March 1, 2016, Paperback Original), Dr. Overton alternates chapters discussing her patients, her experience with her parents and her time at Harvard Business School’s course on healthcare management, which she took after realizing that our plan for dying well in this country is broken. She wanted to do research on how to fix it for her family as well as for her patients.
Checking in with Mark Alyn on Late Night Health, Dr. Overton can talk listeners through advanced directives and DNRs – which can can be a scary and uncomfortable conversation, but it doesn’t have to be. Dr. Overton’s Hope for a Cool Pillow provides both factual and emotional frameworks to broach this subject with your loved ones. She can talk about profit vs. non profit hospice, what the differences are, and what makes the most sense for you and your family. Finding hospice and palliative care is not only a practical decision for a family: it is a sustainability issue for our society as well.
Nuanced and full of compassion, Hope for a Cool Pillow has humor as well as a strong, impassioned argument about how end of life care can be less fraught for people all over the US.
Saul J. Weiner, M.D., and Alan Schwartz, PH.D., join Mark Alyn to talk about their new book,Listening for What Matters: Avoiding Contextual Errors in Health Care. The book is based on 10 years of groundbreaking research conducted by the authors and explains how and why doctors commonly fail when diagnosing and treating patients. With federal grants, Weiner and Schwartz conducted studies, which first sent actors, called Unannounced Standardized Patients (“USPs”) and then real patients, to hundreds of doctor’s visits with hidden audio-recording devices so that the research team could listen and analyze the results of the visits. This is their story.
The focus behind the experiments was to find out how often doctors picked up on “contextual red flags” alluded to by the patients. These are clues that something is going on in a patient’s life that needs to be addressed for a care plan to be effective. So, if a patient drops clues that he is unable to afford an expensive brand name medication after losing health insurance coverage, then Weiner and Schwartz would observe whether the doctor picks up on the clues and prescribes a lower-cost generic medicine. The studies document that physicians are frequently overlooking crucial clues about patients’ individual life circumstances and making medical errors as a result. These mistakes by doctors are costly and pervasive and can be prevented. Weiner and Schwartz explain how doctors and other health-care professionals can learn to listen better, ask the right questions, and get better results.
In their interview with Mark, Saul and Alan will discuss:
The book is available from Oxford University Press and can be bought online via Amazon, Oxford, or another retailer and you can find out more about Saul and Alan on their website:http://www.contextualizingcare.org