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Podcast: HealthCorps: Educating The Student Body. An interview with Michelle Bouchard

Harnessing the vitality and energy of teenagers to build health and wellness HealthCorps, a non-profit organization started by Dr. Oz and his wife Lisa Oz, educates high school students around the country to build mental resilience, healthy nutrition, and increased physical fitness. Michelle Bouchard, president of HealthCorps joins us on Health Currents Radio to introduce listeners to this dynamic…


Podcast: Life Beyond Sugar: Part 2 on Letting Those Sugar Blues Go

In Ellen Goldsmith’s continuing conversation with Dr. Lori Horan Soule about sugar, the way it works on us and how we can let go, we explore practical ways to break the sugar habit. You can make the changes you want and feel healthier, day-by-day.


Podcast: Got Those Sugar Blues?

Do you have those sugar blues? Sugar, sugar.  Can you let it go? Dr. Lori Horan Soule joins us on Health Currents Radio to talk about sugar; what it does to us, how we crave it, and cannot let it go. Dr. Horan Soule helps us understand how it works and what we can do to…


Podcast: Mindfulness: Just the prescription to reduce your stress

Stress? Mindfulness meditation might help Life is stressful, won’t it ever change? Probably not. But, we can. Research has shown that daily practice of mindful meditation can actually change our brains.  These changes can lead to reduced cortisol output, better self-regulation and a reduction in stress reactions. These changes were documented after an 8 week…


Podcast: Second Response: Helping Children to Recover Post Disaster

William Spear, president of the Fortunate Blessings Foundation responds to the needs of children post disaster, specifically in preventing the development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in impacted children.  He has brought Second Response teams to the South Pacific, Japan, and the NY/NJ area post Hurricane Sandy to work with children weeks after basic needs are met. By providing facilitated safe, joyful and…

Yifat Susskind and child

Podcast: MADRE: Bringing Healing and Empowerment to Women and Children Worldwide

MADRE works to empower women and children worldwide. The health of millions of women and girls around the world, is compromised and threatened due to war, violence, and poor access to healthcare, clean water, and food. Today Ellen speaks with Yifat Susskind, Executive Director of MADRE, an international women’s human rights organization about how they are working in partnership with community-based…