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Aveeno Ambassador: Aveeno Daily Challenge Week One De-Stressing Update

By   /  April 13, 2014  /  Aveeno Ambassador, Beauty, Health, Health + Fitness  /  No Comments

    Wow, one week has passed since I started the Aveeno Daily Challenge, and I must say that it’s definitely been a challenge! The easy part has been adding Aveeno Daily Moisturizer to my daily routine. I love the lotion, it’s definitely made my skin softer and has kept it moisturized. De-stressing and having […]

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Celebrity Fitness Trainer Harley Pasternak on How to Lose Weight and Feel Great with Proper Nutrition and Exercise

By   /  April 12, 2014  /  Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews, Nutrition  /  No Comments

Have you struggled with your weight or are you looking to get in shape for bikini season? We often hear that it’s difficult to shed pounds around the Christmas holiday because we’re tempted with fattening food, delicious desserts and endless parties, but the same can be said for spring, wouldn’t you say? We have Easter […]

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My Aveeno Daily Challenge to De-Stress and Take 30 Minutes For Myself!

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  Aveeno Ambassador, Beauty, Health, Health + Fitness  /  No Comments

Happy Monday! As many of you know, I’m a proud Aveeno Ambassador for 2014. It’s only been a few months and I can’t get over how thrilled I am to be affiliated with this wonderful brand. They recently asked if I would like to join my fellow ambassadors in taking a daily challenge. The challenge […]

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Five Health and Fitness Tech Gadgets Every Sports Enthusiast Needs for Spring 2014 with Tech Expert Jeana Lee Tahnk!

By   /  April 4, 2014  /  Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews, Technology  /  No Comments

Are you looking to prep for your first 5K or perhaps your 10th marathon this spring? Whether you’re a fitness guru, beginner runner or sports enthusiast who loves exercising on the daily, having the right technology and proper nutrition can make your favorite sport or activity more enjoyable, easier, happier, healthier and perhaps even fashionable! […]

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Hockey Star T.J. Oshie’s Newborn Daughter Lyla Grace “Trumps All”

By   /  April 4, 2014  /  Celebrities, celebrity, Children, Families, Family, Health, Health + Fitness, Olympics/Olympic Athletes, Sports  /  No Comments

    Hockey star T.J. Oshie became a household name in February when he led the United States men’s hockey team to victory over Russia at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. His fiancée Lauren Cosgrove who was pregnant with the couple’s first child, was unable to make the trek. On March 17th Lauren and T.J […]

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3 Beauty Must Haves for Perfect Summer Ready Skin with Beauty Expert, Grace Gold

By   /  April 2, 2014  /  Beauty, Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews, Skin  /  No Comments

Spring is officially upon us and summer is less than 80 days away! As much as we look forward to warmer temps and not having to wear layers upon layers of clothes, the harsh sun can wreak havoc on our skin. Many of us are plagued with skin issues, especially once the weather gets warmer and […]

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How to Get Free Dental Care with Aspen Dental and Oral Health America’s Healthy Mouth Movement

By   /  March 31, 2014  /  Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews  /  No Comments

Did you know that over 100 million Americans didn’t go to the dentist last year? Countless people live with dental pain due to lack of money or not having insurance. But many also avoid visiting the dentist due to fear, perhaps it was a negative experience they had as a child or as an adult. […]

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How to Avoid Making Poor Food Choices This Spring and Get in Shape for Summer with Registered Dietitian Lyssa Weiss of The Skinny Jeans Diet

By   /  March 29, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews  /  No Comments

Are you looking to get in shape this spring, but aren’t sure where to start? You might be surprised to know that the breakfast decision you are making is affecting the weight you aren’t losing. Registered dietitian, nutritionist and “The Skinny Jeans Diet” author, Lyssa Weiss joined me for an interview recently to discuss how […]

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Video: Brand Ambassador Jennifer Aniston Narrates Aveeno Beauty of Nature – Aveeno Active Naturals Oat for Your Skin

By   /  March 24, 2014  /  Aveeno Ambassador, Beauty, Health, Health + Fitness  /  No Comments

“I use nature as a guide because it’s been there all along, and I trust in Active Naturals to unlock nature’s secrets leaving me feeling healthy and beautiful, naturally.” – Aveeno Brand Ambassador, Jennifer Aniston     I’m incredibly grateful and fortunate to have been selected as an Aveeno Brand Ambassador for 2014! I’ve been […]

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Chef Rick Moonen Talks Sustainable Seafood Farming and New Partnership with True North Salmon

By   /  March 21, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews  /  No Comments

Renowned chef Rick Moonen is an advocate and big believer in sustainable seafood farming. He is also the founding member of the Seafood Choices Alliance and recently partnered as a brand ambassador with True North Salmon who is “committed to being at the forefront of sustainable seafood practices.” True North Salmon farms Atlantic Salmon, which […]

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Guilt-Free Snacks, Breakfast Must Haves and Hydration Secrets from Registered Dietitian, Robyn Flipse

By   /  March 21, 2014  /  Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews  /  No Comments

Happy second day of spring! Are you on a mission to get in shape and start eating better before summer arrives in a few short months? With March being National Nutrition Month, now is a perfect time to start eating and drinking right, so you can look and feel your best. Registered dietitian, Robyn Flipse […]

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How to Fight the Signs of Aging Skin with Dermatologist Dr. Joshua Zeichner and Beauty Expert, Rebekah George

By   /  March 20, 2014  /  Beauty, Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews, Skin, Spring  /  No Comments

Happy first day of spring! As hard as it is to believe, there are many people across the country still experiencing cold and freezing temps, and as much as we hate bundling up and would love to spring for warm weather clothes…it’s also important to take a look at our skin. According to renowned New […]

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Chef Pati Jinich Talks Avocado Myths and Shares Healthy Recipes Using Avocados!

By   /  March 19, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews, Recipe, Television  /  No Comments

Growing up in a Hispanic household, avocados have always been a staple in my life, my grandma made sure to include them in just about everything she made including soup! It’s great to see that avocados are more popular than ever now, and the general public has moved on from just guacamole. Here are a […]

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Blood Cancer Myths, Misconceptions, Hispanics and Children at Greater Risk

By   /  March 11, 2014  /  Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews  /  No Comments

The fight against blood cancer has gained more awareness in recent months with the diagnosis of renowned journalist, Tom Brokaw who was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer. According to reports “every four minutes a new person is diagnosed with a blood cancer, and every 10 minutes somebody dies from a blood cancer.” It’s […]

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Healthy Meal Swaps in Honor of National Nutrition Month with Chicago Cubs Nutrition Consultant Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD

By   /  February 28, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews  /  No Comments

Have you caught yourself slacking on the healthy New Year’s resolutions you made just two months ago? If getting back on the right track and eating right is on your list of things to conquer in the month of March, you are in luck! Registered dietitian and Chicago Cubs nutrition consultant, Dawn Jackson Blatner joined […]

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My Personal Journey with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, Inspired by Seth Rogen

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Dementia Alzheimer's Caregiving, Families, Family, Health, Health + Fitness  /  1 Comment

My Grandma and our dog Francesca on Christmas Eve 2013.

I think I became an adult at the age of six. That was when my grandfather who had suffered from strokes was diagnosed with dementia and started forgetting who I was. It became normal to me, it was almost as if my grandpa was “Forgetful Jones” from my favorite show Sesame Street. When my grandmother […]

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Derrick Coleman, Garth Brooks and Starkey Give Free Hearing Aids

By   /  February 24, 2014  /  Athletes, Celebrities, celebrity, Health, Health + Fitness, Sports, Super Bowl  /  No Comments

    Whether we like to admit it or not, we are all guilty of taking something for granted in life. If you woke up this morning to the sound of your alarm clock, hit snooze five times and finally got up with two minutes to spare, consider yourself lucky not only because you weren’t […]

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Avoid a Mid-Winter Cold or Flu and Treatment Options with Dr. Keri Peterson

By   /  February 19, 2014  /  Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews, Physician  /  No Comments

It’s definitely starting to feel like spring in Northern California, my favorite tulip magnolia tree is in bloom, the daffodils have started to bud and it’s supposed to be near 70 degrees tomorrow (my apologies to my friends in the midwest and east coast). But just because the weather is getting warmer, that doesn’t mean […]

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Prevent a Cold and Flu This Winter and Spring 2014 with Pharmacist Jim Morelli

By   /  February 6, 2014  /  Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews, Spring, Winter  /  No Comments

2014 has gotten off to a very rough start for cold and flu sufferers, and we’re only into the second week of February. And according to renowned pharmacist, Jim Morelli the cold and flu season could get worse and possibly last into April. He was kind enough to join me for an interview recently to […]

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Prevent Heart Disease with Cleveland Clinic Cardiologist, Dr. Richard Krasuski

By   /  February 5, 2014  /  Exercise, Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews, Nutrition, Physician  /  No Comments

Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States? And according to a recent Heart Health survey by the Cleveland Clinic, 74% of Americans don’t think they will be among the statistics. As we all know, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of […]

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Why Milk Does Your Morning Good with Registered Dietitian, Michelle Dudash

By   /  January 30, 2014  /  Food and Drink, Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews  /  No Comments

Growing up most of us were told by our parents and grandparents to drink a glass of milk with dinner, but did you know how important it is to drink milk before you start your day? We all know how crucial protein is, especially to get you energized in the morning. And according to registered […]

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American Red Cross Pet First Aid App and How to Perform CPR on Your Dog and Cat with Veterinarian Dr. Debbie Mandell and Laura Howe

By   /  January 23, 2014  /  Cats, Dog, Health, Health + Fitness, Pet, Puppy  /  No Comments

  If you’re a pet owner who owns a smart phone, there is one must have app you need to ensure your dog and cat are healthy and safe, and that’s the American Red Cross Pet First Aid App. I was honored to have the chance to speak with American Red Cross spokesperson, Laura Howe […]

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Giveaway: 2014 Aveeno Ambassador Best Selling Skincare Products *Closed

By   /  January 14, 2014  /  Beauty, Health, Health + Fitness, Skin  /  45 Comments

On Monday of last week I was asked if I’d like to be an Aveeno Brand Ambassador, and officially became one of their 2014 ambassadors on Friday! I’m so thrilled about it, working with Aveeno is a dream come true. They are an amazing company/brand with a multitude of products that are so beneficial to […]

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Pediatrician Dr. Zak Zarbock Talks Cold and Flu Prevention for Children

By   /  January 12, 2014  /  Children, Health, Health + Fitness, Interviews, Jewelry, Physician, Winter  /  No Comments

According to FDA.gov “contagious viruses are active year-round, fall and winter are when we’re all most vulnerable to them.” So what can we do to stay healthy this winter? Renowned pediatrician and Zarbee’s Naturals founder, Dr. Zak Zarbock joined me for an interview on Friday to discuss how your entire family can avoid getting sick […]

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How to Set Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep with Osteopathic Internist, Dr. Laura M. Rosch, DO,

By   /  January 11, 2014  /  Health, Health + Fitness, Interview, Interviews, Physician  /  No Comments

Do you have a hard time making and keeping New Year’s resolutions? If so, you’re not alone…as most of us do. You may make a resolution to lose 10 pounds in a certain amount of time or that you’ll stop eating gluten every day, but according to osteopathic internist, Dr. Laura M. Rosch, DO the […]

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