Category: Lifestyle

Margaret (Maggie) Ference, SVP, BB Credit & Ops Director, Huntington National Bank: Rebuilding Financial Security In Urban Neighborhoods

The economic disruption of COVID-19 has challenged small business owners and entrepreneurs to adopt fresh approaches to become more competitive in the post-pandemic marketplace. This is especially true for minority-owned and women businesses in underserved communities. To address this issue, Maggie Ference, Senior Vice President, BB Credit & Ops Director, Huntington National Bank joins me to offer tips to help empower your small business and community.

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Kevin Schewe, Author: Bad Love Medicine

Kevin L. Schewe has penned another action-packed romp in his critically acclaimed Bad Love series his latest, Bad Love Medicine takes readers from the deep-space beauty of Planet Azur back to a WWII Europe riddled with danger and espionage, bringing the Bad Love Gang face-to-face with one of history’s greatest villains—Adolf Hitler himself , the Bad Love Gang (based on his own friends in high school) once again set out to save history—this time, by stopping the Nazis from creating a time machine of their own.

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Coming Up This Week August 27-29, 2021 on TALK! with AUDREY

Jeanneane Maxon and her physician, Dr. Karen Fink, a neuro-oncologist at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, join me to help raise awareness of glioblastoma, the latest treatments and technology available to help treat this debilitating disease. Dr. Sandy Reyna, vice president of global medical affairs, at Novartis Gene Therapies and Kathryn McBride, the parent of a son with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) talk about the importance of newborn screening for SMA and tech and digital creator, Justine Ezarik joins me to talk about smart living and how new tech habits have evolved over the past year.

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Emily Trunnell, PhD, Neuroscientist and Research Associate for PETA: The Real Cost of Animal Research and Experiments

According to PETA, instead of using modern research methods to find a cure, billions of taxpayer dollars have been spent and more are set to be spent on sepsis experiments on animals, while the more than 150 medicines that have effectively treated sepsis in other species have then failed in humans. . . . joining me to discuss the very real cost to animals and humans of this failure to switch gears, EMILY TRUNNELL, Ph.D., Neuroscientist and Research Associate for PETA joins me with information about state-of-the-art, human-relevant research methods that are available and the very real cost to animals and humans of this failure to switch gears.

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Breast Cancer Care and the Disparities in Breast Cancer for Black Women

More Than Just Words advisors Dr. Monique Gary, a board-certified fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist and medical director of the Grand View Health Penn Cancer Network cancer program and Ricki Fairley co-founder and CEO of Touch, The Black Breast Cancer Alliance and a stage 3A triple negative breast cancer survivor, and thriver, have information about a new initiative launched by Novartis to promote health equity in breast cancer care and the disparities in breast cancer for black women.

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Dr. Sandy Reyna, Head-Therapeutic Area at Novartis Gene Therapies and Kathryn McBride, parent of child with SMA: The Importance of early diagnosis and Treatment of SMA

A year and a half ago, a family received a devastating diagnosis in the midst of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, that mother is sharing her son’s experience with (SMA), a rare, devastating genetic disease that is also a leading genetic cause of infant death, and how early diagnosis and treatment transformed his life. My guests are Dr. Sandy Reyna, Vice President of Global Medical Affairs, Head-Therapeutic Area at Novartis Gene Therapies and Kathryn McBride, parent of child with SMA. We talk about the signs of SMA, the importance of newborn screening and an early diagnosis, and new treatment options.

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Bob Boylan, Author: Retirement: Your New Adventure!

Bob is back, and this time he shares his easy to read, but challenging “thought-starters” to help spark your new found freedom in retirement and to think beyond your past career. Retirement: Your New Adventure! challenges you to move forward with creativity, joy, and great hope to seize the opportunity brought by retirement or other changes by looking to the many new adventures ahead.

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