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A locally produced show focusing on issues of concern to women. Airs Thursdays at 5:00 p.m.
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The Women's Room
(Jul 19, 2012) Play Dowanload

Domestic abuse is something we hear a lot about but think "it could never happen to me." However sixty percent of women are physically, sexually or emotionally abused during their lifetime. Lynn Fairweather, author of Stop Signs: Recognizing, Avoiding and Escaping Abusive Relationships, joined Allie Volpe to discuss the red flags in relationships in order to help prevent domestic abuse. Fairweather talked about common qualities in abusers and how intimate partner violence can harm children.

The Women's Room
(Jun 28, 2012) Play Dowanload

Have you ever imagined something as simple as fragrance changing your world forever? For Alyssa Harad, one blog centering on sharing and describing perfume opened her eyes to an underground culture that she never knew existed. Harad, author of "Coming To My Senses: A Story of Perfume, Pleasure and an Unlikely Bride" joined Allie Volpe to talk about how she fell in love with fragrance and how it's affected her life.

The Women's Room
(Jun 21, 2012) Play Dowanload

In the busy lives we lead, everyone can benefit from some more organization, but who has time to organize? Regina Leeds does and she joins Gina in The Women's Room to discuss her book, "The 8-Minute Organizer: Easy Solutions to Simplify Your Life in Your Spare Time." Leeds has created step by step instructions to get you organized. For more information, visit www.reginaleeds.com .

The Women's Room
(Jun 14, 2012) Play Dowanload

Are you having a baby or know someone who is? Then tune into The Women's Room this week as Gina sits down with Angela Wynne, author of "The Baby Cheapskate Guide to Bargains." The average American family can expect to spend more that $23,000 for the first two years of a child's life, but Angela offers tips on everything from saving on diapers to toys so that listeners don't have to go broke. For more tips and tricks visit www.babycheapskate.com.

The Women's Room
(Jun 07, 2012) Play Dowanload

This week in The Women's Room, Gina is joined by Greta Gleissner, author of the book, "Something Spectacular:The True Story of One Rockette's battle with Bulimia. Greta is both recovering from this disease as well as a clinician in the field and she tells Gina not only about her own experiences but also the warning signs parents and friends need to look out for. Find out more at www.gretagleissner.com

The Women's Room
(May 31, 2012) Play Dowanload

Host Allie Volpe spoke with Lorna Vanderhaeghe, author, nutrition expert and associate editor of Total Health Magazine to discuss common ailments that people attribute to genes that can actually be prevented. Vanderhaeghe explained the three common heath fears that Americans have concerning aging and genetics: arthritis, heart disease and diabetes. For each of the three main ailments, Vanderhaeghe offers dietary suggestions to help offset your chances of acquiring any of them.

The Women's Room
(May 24, 2012) Play Dowanload

Most nineteen-year-olds find themselves working towards a degree while balancing school and social activities. Nicole Loher does all this and more. The fashion blogger and Fashion Institute of Technology student joined host Allie Volpe to discuss her ever-popular website (www.nicoleloher.com), her career aspirations and her experience in an extremely competitive industry. She also mentioned how the content of her blog has changed from it's beginnings to where she is today.

The Women's Room
(May 10, 2012) Play Dowanload

Host Katie Costello spoke with Susan Page, a relationship author who's also made appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America and CNN, to discuss what inspired her to begin relationship writing and speaking. Page also shed some light on couples group therapy and it's benefits. Finally, Page addressed the communication problems couples have and why they have them. For more information on Susan Page and her books, visit www.susanpage.com

The Women's Room
(Apr 26, 2012) Play Dowanload

Imagine creating a blog out of boredom and it catapulting you to great success. Well, host Allie Volpe talked to Sara Zucker who did just that. Sara talked about the beginnings of her blog, sarazucker.com, coverage of New York Fashion Week and her new job at NARS Cosmetics. Originally going to school to be a librarian, Sara fell into the fashion world through her blog and her work for Glamour Magazine. For more on Sara and her projects, check out sarazucker.com

The Women's Room
(Apr 19, 2012) Play Dowanload

Cancer is a scary word for anyone, but especially when you're 37 an on the verge of a brand new career. Join Gina in the Women's Room this week as she speak with Laura Roppe. Laura, author of "Rocking the Pink," tells Gina that having an optimistic outlook not only helped her fight breast cancer but gave her the strength to quit her job as an attorney and take on her true passion, music. For more information, log onto lauraroppe.com

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