Category: Health

New Program EncouragesPeople to Take Action to Get Affordable Insulin-Lilly Low Cost Insulin

Many people living with diabetes struggle to afford their insulin. In response to this problem, Lilly has launched a nationwide grassroots campaign called Insulin Affordability:Learn. Act. Share. Beginning Jan. 2021, people enrolled in participating Medicare Part D plans, those with commercial insurance or uninsured, can access Lilly insulin for $35 per monthly prescription. Wade Neucks, Director of the Patient Affordability Solutions Team at Lilly Diabetes is my guest.

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Baseball Legend MARK TEIXEIRA, Raises Awareness of Stand Strong for Men’s Health Campaign and Prostate Cancer Foundation

Nearly 65 million Americans experience bladder leaks in one form or another, the lack of conversation often inhibits people from taking the necessary steps to help manage incontinence. In honor of Men’s Heath Awareness Month, the Depend brand is partnering with Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Mark Teixeira and the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) for the Stand Strong for Men’s Health campaign, an initiative to destigmatize male incontinence.

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Prioritizing Your Health And Wellness During The Pandemic

From the day-to-day anxiety caused by global circumstances to the” new normal” of working from home many people are experiencing pain and health problems that are causing them to rethink their wellness routines. As spas, gyms and wellness centers re-open, all eyes are on how these businesses have adapted to the new normal and what strategies and protocols are in place to ensure the safety and comfort of returning customers. Massage Envy CEO, Beth Stiller talks about their new safety procedures and protocols.

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A New Treatment for Relapsing MS (RMS)

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition that impacts approximately 2.3 million people worldwide. Here today to with information about relapsing forms of MS (RMS) and a new treatment option, is Dr. Robert Shin, Professor of Neurology at Georgetown University and Director of the Georgetown Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center, and Kerry, a patient living with RMS.

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AncestryHealth® Empowers Moms to Take Care of Family Health with New Consumer Genetics Technology

A recent survey from Ancestry found that nearly 60% of parents say that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased their interest in understanding their genetic health. They recently launched AncestryHealth, it’s an advanced genetic testing technology designed to help people understand their risk for developing certain inheritable health conditions. My guest is Sarah South, vice president of laboratory sciences at Ancestry DNA.

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Medical Device Is the First FDA Approved Treatment Option for Mesothelioma In Over 15 Years

Each year an estimated 3,000 Americans are diagnosed with mesothelioma. It’s a rare type of cancer that forms in the lining of major organs in the chest or the stomach. The most common form is malignant pleural mesothelioma, but less than 30% of patients were candidates for surgery to remove the tumor. Dr. Rupesh Kotecha, a radiation oncologist at Miami Cancer Institute. We’re going to talk about the facts of mesothelioma and how a technology already approved for brain cancer is offering a new innovative option for treatment.

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This Week October 2-4, 2020 on TALK! with AUDREY

Sarah South, vice president of laboratory sciences at Ancestry DNA has information about an advanced genetic testing technology designed to help people understand their risk for developing certain inheritable health conditions. Nela Richardson a principal strategist for Edward Jones, has the details of their survey that measured American’s attitudes when it comes to investing in higher education. Eric Christopherson, Vice President of Strategic Philanthropy and Community Relations, and President of Northwestern Mutual Foundation tells us all about a unique one of a kind virtual camp experience they hosted for hundreds of children and families who are affected by childhood cancer. Lifestyle and travel correspondent, Amy Goodman has the latest in local travel trends, and how to plan a safe and happy road trip for the family.

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PKD Awareness Day: How people living with Polycystic Kidney Disease can manage their condition

Many of us may likely know someone living with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) and not even realize it. In fact, a genetic, progressive form of PKD, known as auto-somal polycystic kidney disease, or ADPKD, is the most common inherited kidney disorder you’ve likely never heard of. Joining me today in honor of PKD Awareness Day, is Dr. Meyeon Park, a leading nephrologist with the University of California San Francisco.

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