Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 – Trish Vradenburg, Us Against Alzheimer’s

Activist, comedy writer, playwright, philanthropist and visionary Trish Vradenburg visits with Maria about her very personal journey regarding her mother’s death from Alzheimer’s.  Her critically-acclaimed play, “Surviving Grace” which ran at the Kennedy Center and off-Broadway will be performed by a star studded cast incluingCarol Burnett, Elliott Gould, Marilu Henner to name a few on September 25th in Los Angeles.  

For more information about how you can attend and support click here for her website.

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Monday, September 16th, 2013 – Ashton Applewhite

Ageism expert and activist, Ashton Applewhite dispels myths about aging.  Factual as well as entertaining, her message is an important one.  She will present “This Chair Rocks: How Ageism Warps Our View of Long Life” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 1st at California Lutheran University. Part monologue, part consciousness-raiser, the fierce but funny talk is part of Applewhite’s self-proclaimed “crusade to get people of all ages to wake up to the ageism in and around us, cheer up, and push back.”    

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Friday, September 13th, 2013 – Hair donation for women with cancer

How To Make The CutPantene Beautiful Lengths is raising awareness for their 2nd annual PonyUp campaign along with Walmart, who is offering donors a rebate of up to $30.  Details of the campaign are shared by ovarian cancer survivor Brittany Davis who shares with Maria that she was diagnosed at the age of 17 in 2007.

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Thursday, September 12th, 2013 – J. Steven Svoboda

Circumcision Correspondent Steven Svoboda, Executive Director, Attorneys for the Rights of the Child visits with Maria about the latest worldwide news regarding genital integrity.  He is presenting at the Genital Autonomy at the University of Keele, UK next week as well as engaging in a debate next month with the American Academy of Pediatrics’ conference on “Ethical and Legal Issues in Pediatrics.”

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013 – Pichuberry, Manuel Villacorta R.D.

The lost Incan treasure and possibly the greatest superfruit to ever enter the United States has arrived.  Hailing from the Andes of Peru, meet the Pichuberry with guest and nationally respected dietitian, Manuel Villacorta, R.D.. 

 

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