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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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(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

Your Health Matters
(Mar 21, 2013) Play Dowanload

Chris Bratton, attorney at Rothamel Bratton in Haddonfield, NJ spoke to host Dr. Craig Wax about elder health law, which includes wills, estates, trusts, asset protection, Medicaid planning and special needs planning. Bratton explained when the proper time for a person to look towards asset protection. Bratton also discussed the differences between an elder law attorney and general attorneys, divorce lawyers, etc.

Your Health Matters
(Mar 14, 2013) Play Dowanload

Dr. Dane Sheppard, an osteopathic physician in Chicago, jonied host Dr. Craig Wax to discuss the current issues involved in osteopastic medicine and the patient-physician relationship. Dr. Sheppard offered advice on how patients and physicans can ensure the highest level of patient care with ease.

Your Health Matters
(Mar 07, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Craig Wax spoke with Dr. Paul Kempen, anesthesiologist from Cleveland, OH to discuss the regulatory capture of medicine and the difficulties medicine faces with government intervention.

Your Health Matters
(Feb 28, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax spoke with Dr. Paul Kempen, anesthesiologist from Cleveland to discuss the past, present, and future of board certification for doctors. According to Dr. Kempen, only 25% of doctors in America are not board certified. Dr. Kempen mentioned the various continuing education options for doctors. Later, he discussed how patients aren't primarily concerned if their doctor is board certified.

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