Episode Archives

The Latest in Stroke Treatment

Dr. Paul Saphier is a neurosurgeon at Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS). Dr. Saphier is board-certified in neurosurgery and fellowship-trained in endovascular neurosurgery. He specializes in stroke, aneurysms, vascular malformations and acoustic neuromas.

ANS is a leader in the war against stroke. They have pioneered many leading-edge technologies that revolutionized the way stroke is treated – including the Trevo® Pro Retriever, the Apollo™ System, the Penumbra System™ and the Solitaire™ FR Device.

Their success rate with these options is significantly greater than the national average. Their commitment to developing comprehensive stroke centers throughout the state of New Jersey – and their ongoing involvement in clinical trials – advance their evergreen quest to discover new, advanced therapies and technologies.

Life Coach

Allison Task is a career and life coach who has helped hundreds of people transform their lives. By actively pursuing meaningful personal and career goals, Allison’s clients have changed careers, launched companies, retired early, moved their families across the country — and around the world.

Allison has a degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Cornell University, a coaching certificate and Master’s Degree from New York University, and a culinary degree from the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives with her husband and their four children in Montclair, New Jersey and is the author of Personal (R)evolution: How To Be Happy, Change Your Life, and Do That Thing You’ve Always Wanted To Do.

Brain Tumors: Trials and Treatment

Dr. Yaron Moshel is co-director of The Brain Tumor Center of New Jersey at Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center in Summit and part of the neurosurgical team at Atlantic Neurosurgical Specialists in Morristown. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at NYU Langone Medical Center.

Dr. Moshel is one of a select few surgeons who specialize in removing deep-seated brain tumors using technology that includes computer-guided navigation, awake intraoperative brain mapping, endoscopy, and microsurgery. Dr. Moshel is a vital part of Overlook Medical Center’s CyberKnife Program making it the largest CyberKnife Program in the tri-state region for the treatment of brain tumors. Dr. Moshel is also actively involved in advancing the treatment of brain tumors and actively participates in national multicenter clinical trials, most recently working with an autologous dendritic cell vaccine and on a retroviral vaccine trial for recurrent brain tumors.

Previously Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Dr. Moshel’s clinical interests and neurosurgical abilities extend beyond the treatment of brain tumors. He is experienced in the surgical approaches for skull base and spine tumors and in endoscopic transnasal surgery for pituitary and skull base lesions. His practice also encompasses the surgical treatment of epilepsy and minimally invasive treatment of trigeminal neuralgia.

Vitamin D

Dr. Barbara Minkowitz, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from New York Medical College in 1987 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

Needling

Jennifer Pilia and Ken Sims are physical therapists at, SportsCare Institute. The institute offers many innovative techniques to return you to your previous level of performance.

Childhood Anxiety in School

Liz Matheis, Ph.D., is licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist who specializes in assisting children and their families with autism, ADHD, anxiety and learning/behavioral disorders in Parsippany, NJ. She focuses on well-aligned parenting styles via parent coaching, consistent home environment, and the establishment of boundaries and behavioral expectations in helping children and families to realize their fullest potential.

Breast Cancer

Dr. Azu is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine, in Columbia, MO. She completed her MSKCC breast fellowship in 2009. Her research interests are the influence of psychosocial and epidemiological factors on outcomes in breast cancer patients, and the effect of media on patient care. She is steadfast in her commitment to ensure patients understand their diagnosis, and has received numerous patient care accolades. She currently serves as a member of the American Cancer Society’s editorial board as well as multiple other leadership roles.

Food Sensitivity

Dr. Lori Lee is the owner of LRD Nutreition Services for over 24 years, provides nutrition therapy services for all ages, utilizing advanced integrative and functional medicine protocols with a whole food nutrition focus.

Eye Care

CAROLINE R. MOSHEL, MD is a board-certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology.

The Eye Specialists

Originally from North Carolina, Dr. Moshel completed her undergraduate degree at Duke University where she graduated with cum laude honors.  She then received her medical degree at New York University School of Medicine.  After she completed her internship at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Manhattan, she returned to New York University and Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital for her ophthalmology residency where she served as Chief Resident during her final year.  She then completed further specialized fellowship training at Wills Eye Hospital in neuro-ophthalmology. She has published numerous research articles and given presentations at many national ophthalmology conferences.

In addition to neuro-ophthalmology, Dr. Moshel’s interests include the management of cataract, glaucoma, dry eyes, as well as cosmetic and medical use of Botox.

 

Anxiety In Children – Signs, Symptoms, & Types

Liz Matheis, Ph.D., is licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist who specializes in assisting children and their families with autism, ADHD, anxiety and learning/behavioral disorders in Parsippany, NJ. She focuses on well-aligned parenting styles via parent coaching, consistent home environment, and the establishment of boundaries and behavioral expectations in helping children and families to realize their fullest potential.