Sunday Morning Magazine

7-09-17: Jay Cohn, MD, "Cardiovascular Health--How Conventional Wisdom is Failing Us", researcher.

Dr. Jay Cohn is professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School, and Director of the Rasmussen Center of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. Cardio vascular disease--includes all the various heart conditions and stroke, together are the #1 killer of people in the US. Vascular disease is also connected to dementia. Dr. Cohn's campaign is to work on the prevention, acknowledging our inherited genetics. We need to have screening techniques. To support our education Dr. Cohn has a new, easy to read book: Cardiovascular Health--How Conventional Wisdom is Failing Us".

Sunday Morning Magazine
00:29:15 7/7/2017

Past Episodes

Hu Dalconzo is a spiritual-life coach, and author. His most recent book is a novel-- The Awakening: A Transformational Love Story, written together with his son Dean. Because we learn better through stories and parables, Hu uses the book to convey the message of the change we can still make and need to make to preserve life, nature and humanity, on this planet. We must know we need to change, to transform. We can't expect different results if we keep doing things the way we always did. Seeing more women in leadership positions is a testament to this.
00:29:56 5/19/2019
Jennifer Teeler is the Director of Development for Susan G Komen Puget Sound; Jennifer is a breast cancer survivor, and she is a mom. The More Than Pink Walk happens on Sunday June 2 at Seward Park, and Jennifer gives good insights about the name change and all the work there is still to do. A great amount of research happens here in our area, and Jennifer continues her work so her daughters won't face the diagnosis she did.
00:27:55 5/12/2019
Luke Minor is the new Director of the Washington College Savings Plans and Jackie Ferrado is the Community Relations Manager. Together they provide powerful information about the expanded college savings plans we have here in Washington. WA College Savings Plans, or WA529, is composed of the Guaranteed Education Tuition, or GET Program, andt eh DreamAhead College Investment Plan. Luke provides details about each of the programs, and Jackie provides personal and compelling stories of beginning the program with her kids, and continuing now with her grandkids. It's also good to remember that the plans can also be used for our own education. It's been show that sudents who know they have a college savings account are 7 times more likely to pursue higher education.
00:29:35 5/5/2019
Give Big 2019 happens Wednesday May 8. And you can make your choice now, and look through the site for charitable organizations. Mary Grace Roske, Chief Brand Officer with the Seattle Foundation provides an overview of the origins of this great day of philanthropy, begun in 2010. Jeni Craswell, Chair of the Give BIG 2019 Advisory Committee, and VP, Advancement and External Relations for Hopelink shares some stories of the good and needed work Hopelink does in the community with their goal to end poverty. And we learn of a new element of Give Big, and that is peer to peer donation. Using social platforms we can make our $$ go further by inviting our friends and peers to join us in a goal to support our chosen charity/charities!
00:29:44 4/28/2019
March of Dimes, March for Babies. Adam and Neesha Bremmeyer tell us of the premature birth of Mila-- born 16 weeks early, weighing just 1 lb. 7 oz. Because of all the work of the March of Dimes, the NICU is a haven for premies, and Mila spent the early weeks of her life there, about 3-1/2 months. Home was in Chelan, and the family crossed the mountains to Seattle regularly to be with their child, putting 7000 or more miles on their vehicles. 13 months later, Mila is thriving and enjoying her young life. The family is grateful, and invites us to the March for Babies. In Seattle it's Saturday, May 4, at Seattle Center, Fisher Pavilion. Register at 8am, or on line anytime! These funds support families, and fund research. Walks also are happening in Tacoma, and in the Everett area. Or join in virtually anytime. Teri Yoder, Exec Director of the March of Dimes provides some history about the work of the March of Dimes.
00:29:15 4/21/2019
Dr. Mark Goulston is one of the country's leading experts on suicide prevention and the co-creator of the new video/podcast documentary Stay Alive. Kevin Hines whom we'll meet in a few weeks is a suicide survivor, having jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge. Together with Dr. Goulston they are the voice of reason in a very crazy/challenging time.
00:29:46 4/14/2019
Bruce M. Beehler is an ornithologist, naturalist, conservationist, author, and lecturer. He is a research associate in the division of birds at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. And, he has published eleven books about nature. His new one is: North on the Wing: Travels with the Songbird Migration of Spring. Besides bringing a focus on our environment, it may inspire some special excursions of our own--in our back yard, our state, or perhaps a partial journey such as Bruce undertook following the spring migration.
00:30:09 4/7/2019
Jae Oh is a Certified Financial Planner and a Chartered Financial Consultant. He is also the Managing Principal of GH2 Benefits, in Ann Arbor, MI, and works with individual and commercial clients nationwide. In addition, Jae is an author focusing on his expertise on Medicare. He shares important insights on the topic, all found in his book-- Maximize Your Medicare: Understanding Medicare, Protecting Your Health and Minimizing Costs. We are all in some way touched by Medicare. As it becomes more a topic during election debates, it's critically important to become more informed. At his website Jae also offers a free newsletter to keep us informed.
00:29:58 3/24/2019
Dr. Gary Epler is a medical doctor who lives a healthy, focused life, and is the author of "Alive with Life--A Medical Doctor's Guide to Live Your Best Life". With this he provides 15 key points of living well. He tells us we could live to 140 if we do the simple basics which include healthy nutrition, exercise, sleep--8 hours are key!
00:29:55 3/17/2019

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