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Thursdays at 5:30 p.m., Dr. Craig Wax presents a weekly update on various medical topics.
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(Jul 11, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax spoke with filmmaker Keith Ochwat, the creator of Age of Champions. Keith talks about the Senior Olympics and his documentary, Age of Champions, an award-winning documentary that follows the lives of five competitors who compete for gold at the National Senior Olympics.

Your Health Matters
(Jul 04, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax spoke with ophthalmologist Dr. Kevin Greenidge of The Eye Institute of West Florida. Dr. Greenidge talks about new developments in glaucoma diagnosis and treatments.

Your Health Matters
(Jun 06, 2013) Play Dowanload

CFO of Cruzbike, Maria Parker joins host Dr. Craig Wax. Maria shares with us her personal experience with cancer and how it inspired her to join in the Race Across America to fight for her sisters life.

Your Health Matters
(May 23, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax was joined by Dr. Ketan Mehta, a practicing physician who specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Mehta discussed natural approaches to seasonal allergies. As one who suffered with allergies and sinusitis, Dr. Mehta found that nasal irrigation helped ease his symptoms. In 2000, he developed a safe and natural nasal irrigation system.

Your Health Matters
(May 16, 2013) Play Dowanload

Dr. David Shapiro, Center Director at The Brain Balance Center in Glassboro joined host Dr. Craig Wax to discuss a functional approach to neurodevelopmental disorders. After attending a seminar in Boston concerning the role of the brain in childhood developmental disorders, Dr. Shapiro was compelled to get certified in neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Shapiro explained the functional approach which includes multi-sensory therapies to help brain growth.

Your Health Matters
(May 09, 2013) Play Dowanload

Neurologist Dr. Melissa Nirenberg joined host Dr. Craig Wax to discuss medical safety issues when it comes to Parkinson's disease. Dr. Nirenberg explained who Parkinson's typically affects and proper medication use and how patients can even get withdrawal reactions from not taking their medication. Finally, Nirenberg gave tips on what those with Parkinson's and their families can do to ensure the best possible care.

Your Health Matters
(May 02, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax spoke with John Tolhurst, the design directfor for Cruzbike, a bicycle research, design and development company in Australia to discuss the history and health concerned with recumbent bicycling. Tolhurst discussed the differences in his early recumbent bikes to today's Cruzbikes. Finally, he explained the anatomical benefits to riding a recumbent bicyicle.

Your Health Matters
(Apr 25, 2013) Play Dowanload

Sensei Preston Connors of Champion Martial Arts in Turnersville, NJ joined host Dr. Craig Wax to discuss the health benefits of mixed martial arts. Originally motivated into martial arts by his father who was a black belt, Connors has been training in various types of martial arts since 1994. With students in his classes as young as three and as old as 55, Connors discussed the health benefits of martial arts for students of any age.

Your Health Matters
(Apr 18, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax spoke with Jack Glass, head of Environmental Health and Safety at Rowan University about environmental health. Glass discussed what environmental health is, why mold is not necessarily a problem and current issues in the environmental health world and how people's health is involved. Finally, Glass discussed optimal humidity levels in the home and offered websites for interested listeners to learn more about environmental health.

Your Health Matters
(Mar 28, 2013) Play Dowanload

Michelle Powell, Lydia DelRosso, Colleen Fossett and Maureen Brigham, founders of the Mullica Hill Women's Triathlon Club joined host Dr. Craig Wax to talk about the club, from its 2010 beginnings to where it is now. The women discussed personal goals as well as their histories with the sport. For more information on the club, visit http://mullicahilltriclub.com

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