Breast cancer screening awareness

Grammy winner and breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow is here to share her experience and share with other women the importance of screening.  Dr. Jessica Shepherd, leading OB/GYN and women’s health expert discusses the top reasons women avoid annual mammograms. She also talks about a more comfortable and accurate mammogram experience with the Genius™ 3M Mammography™ exam and the SmartCurve™ breast stabilization system.

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World Heart Day 2019 – Amgen Survey of Heart Attack Survivors

For World Heart Day 2019 Amgen released findings from a global survey of heart attack survivors.  Dr. Elizabeth Ofili, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta,Georgia discusses these findings that show that heart attack survivors may not fully understand the connection between cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.  This World Heart Day is meant to encourage anyone with CVD to make a promise to protect their heart health and to learn about how cholesterol can be reduced.

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The current and anticipated nursing shortage

Dr. Karen Cox, president of Chamberlain University discusses the latest statistics on the current and projected nursing shortage, how to structure a nursing program that will not only graduate ready-prepared individuals but also how to make nursing education available to many, including those from underserved communities, and how Chamberlain is the largest provider of BSN degrees to underrepresented minority students, as well as the largest nursing school in the United States.

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Certified food addiction coach program

According to an addiction specialist, Dr. Cali Estes, “Certain foods have ingredients that ping the taste buds so strong that you can become addicted” She is here today to talk about food addiction, how it is different from overeating, signs, symptoms, and her own experience with food addiction. She is launching a new program to combat food addiction called the Certified Food Addiction Coach Program.

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Blood cancer research discoveries

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society President Dr. Louis DeGennaro is joined by Valerie Fiordilino Maslow, a multiple sclerosis patient benefiting from a leukemia therapy, to talk about how advances in blood cancer research and treatment are able to cross boundaries to treat other cancers and diseases to save lives.

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Campaign for Better Hearing – Test Your Ears at 60 Years

By 2030, all baby boomers will be older than 65.  Dr. Leslie Soiles, Chief Audiologist at HearingLife and Tina Soika, SVP of HearingLife discuss the various ways healthcare professionals can be prepared for an increase in senior patients that may have hearing loss.  They also discuss the Campaign for Better Hearing which encourages people to “Test Your Ears at 60 Years”.

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New technological innovations in dentistry

Julie Charlestein, President and CEO of Premier Dental Products Company, who was voted one of The Top 25 Most Influential Women in Dentistry by Dental Products Report discusses key technological innovations, unexpected diseases that can arise as a result of not keeping on top of your dental health, and the use of AI and 3D modeling.

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