Health

This edition of Take Charge of Your Life focuses on weight loss struggles. Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Dr. Rovenia Brock, PhD., who believes she has a doable program that helps people struggling to lose weight and combat emotional eating.

Dr. Rovenia Brock is an award-winning health journalist and author of a new book, Lose Your Final 15: Dr. Ro's Plan to Eat 15 Servings a Day and Lose 15 lbs. at a Time. 

(Original air-date: 3/20/17)

Understanding Depression on Take Charge of Your Life

Jan 20, 2017

Eleanor Bobrow examines depression and how it can often be misunderstood in society. Her guest is Cathy Reimers, PhD, a psychologist with 25+ years of experience counseling children, teens, and adults.

Remiers' latest book is The Mind, Heart and Soul of Depression: Your Guided Journal for Emotional Healing and Getting to The Truth of The Matter which explores the depth of depression and shows how to get to its causes. 

(Original air-date: 1/9/2017)

St. Luke's Provider News Network

St. Lukes University Hospital Network has been serving the Bethlehem area for 143 years...and over this time has expanded well beyond the Lehigh Valley. And, that "service" is not only in-patient and emergency care, it includes our communities.

Join host Sally Handlon as she talks with Dr. Bonnie Coyle, MD, MS and Director of Community and Preventive Health, about the community support and the collaborative outreach provided by St. Lukes' through her departments. 

(Original air-date: 12/15/2016)

Host Elenor Bobrow  discusses what happens when someone is confronted with a diagnosis of cancer. Elenor's guest tonight Clinical Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist, Israela Meyerstein, who speaks about her journey through her cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survival.

Meyerstein's latest book, Bridge to Healing: Finding Strength to Cope with Illness, details the lessons she learned including utilizing practical and spiritual methods when faced with a cancer diagnosis.

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Kati Kleber, BSN, RN, from Charlotte, North Carolina, author of Admit One: What You Must Know When Going to the Hospital--But No One Actually Tells You.

They discuss what happens when someone is admitted to a hospital, and the practical ways that family members can share the information needed with hospital staff.

(Original air-date: 8/8/2016)

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Marriage and Family therapist, Eleanor Bobrow, talks to Jyhgong Gabriel Hou, Director of Movement Disorders and attending Neurologist at the Lehigh Valley Physician Group in Allentown, and Peter Barbour, member of the Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, to discuss Parkinson's Disease.

More than 60,000 Americans are newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year. The guests help us better understand the impact of Parkinson’s on the patient and the caregiver

(Original air-date: 9/21/2015)

Dr. Susan Silberstein on Take Charge of Your Life

Jul 11, 2014

Eleanor Bobrow speaks with Dr. Susan Silberstein, PhD, the founder and President of BeatCancer.org. They discuss how to cope with and beat cancer through diet, life-style, and other immune-boosting approaches.