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  • 00:36

    Episode 70: DSMA Live: 'Rents | Incentives for Diabetes Care and Book Favs

    in Health

    In this episode, Bennet and Lorraine share their opinions on incenting children to care for their diabetes. We touched upon this briefly in Episode 68 with Mike Hoskins, referring to this article on the topic, but we take this opportunity to delve a little deeper.

    We also share our favorite Diabetes Reads, and our new tradition of "two bits" likely of things that have nothing to do with diabetes!

    We hope you'll listen in and give us your feedback. We so want to hear from you and know what you want to hear on future episodes! Let us know here or on facebook or Twitter and Twitter. 




  • 00:31

    DST on BTR 11/23/15: Tigs get Maybin, Lions win, CFBITM, CBBITM, Pistons, Wings

    in Sports

    Taylor "Gator" Phillips and Ed Smith break down the Tigers trading Ian Krol and Gabe Speier to the Atlanta Braves for Cameron Maybin, which means Rajai Davis is likely gone. We'd also like to note that the "Tigers sign Zach Greinke" article is a fake article, which means it didn't happen. The Tigers also hired Lloyd McClendon as the AAA Toledo Mud Hens manager.

    We also touch on the Lions hiring Rod Wood as president, announcing their relocation on radio to 760 (am) WJR, and winning 18-13 over the Oakland Raiders at Ford Field, which pretty much ruins their chances at getting the first overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, which still stands to be Ole Miss Rebels junior defensive end Robert Nkemdiche.

    Moving over to college football, the #9 Michigan State Spartans upset the #3 Ohio State Buckeyes 17-14 at The Horseshoe, and the Michigan Wolverines pull away with a 28-16 win over the Penn State Nittany Lions at Happy Valley.

    In college basketball, the Wolverines fell flat against the Xavier Musketeers 86-70 AT HOME, while the Michigan State Spartans blast through Arkansas Pine Bluff 92-46 and took care of the Eastern Michigan Eagles 89-65.

    The Pistons beat the Timberwolves 96-86 at Target Center but give one away to the Washington Wizards 97-95 at the Palace of Auburn Hills. They also got destroyed by the Milwaukee Bucks 109-88 on the road.

    The Red Wings hang on in regulation to beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 but give up another late third-period game-tying goal and still beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 in overtime at Scottrade Center. Plus, former Red Wing Landon Ferraro was claimed off waivers by the Boston Bruins.

  • 00:34

    Who or What is The Holy Spirit?

    in Spirituality

    My religious background is Pentecostal Christian and at an early age I was "manifesting" the Holy Spirit by speaking in tongues.  I would like to give you a 70 year update!    I will share how I experience the Holy Spirit today.  

  • 01:55

    Birthing While Black - Bold Doula & Shafia Monroe of ICTC!

    in Women

    Please join Denise Bolds - Bold Doula and her special guest Shafia Monroe as the discussion of birthing while black continues. Denise Bolds, a certified birth doula in New York and MSW is the producer and host of Black Motherhood Empowerment. This series: Birthing While Black is the result of the awareness and need for birth justice. Have a pen and paper ready, you will be inspired and empowered! 

    Shafia M. Monroe, DEM, CDT, MPH

    Founder and President of International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC) and community activist devoted to infant mortality prevention, breastfeeding promotion, and increasing the number of midwives of color.

    In addition to being a Certified Midwife by the Massachusetts Midwives Alliance, she is also a Childbirth Educator, a Doula Trainer, and mother of seven children. Shafia M. Monroe is a health activist, organizer, and international speaker. Monroe is the founder and President of the International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC); the nation’s first Black midwifery training, breastfeeding promotion and capacity building non-profit organization, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. Shafia is the visionary behind the prominent Black Midwives and Healers Conference that brings midwives and other health care providers together to galvanize resources and implement strategies for reducing infant mortality and strengthening families.  Shafia Monroe can be reached at: http://ictcmidwives.org  as she is on Facebook.  Denise Bolds can be reached at: http://www.BoldDoula.com and on Blog Talk Radio as Black Motherhood Empowerment and she is on Facebook as Bold Doula http://www.facebook.com/BoldDoula




  • 00:59

    Hidden Hunger Global Has Launched in Hawaii! You Can Do Well by Doing Good!

    in Social Networking

    Sandy C and J Michael will be sharing this new movement about Hidden Hunger Global and how their mission is to save the lives of children and  also impact  families here in  Hawaii and beyond!

    J Michael Smith had a very successful career in the restaurant industry having managed, owned and operated restaurants on Oahu and Maui from the mid 70's through 2007 . He lived on this beautiful island for 17 years, and  currently resides in the state of Texas.  He is going to share his experience about being a previous business  owner here in the state and also the realization of how expensive it is to live in paradise. From his experience working with the people of the island and seeing first hand the struggle that people have financially here in this state, you can understand why he is on a mission to help the families of Hawaii make a better life for themselves.  He is also very passionate about saving children and has lived in Ethiopia when he was a child. Africa is very dear to his heart and you can understand his passion to help those who are in desperate need. He has seen this with his own eyes and lived among those less fortunate. He is very aware of the current conditions around the world and will be sharing his knowledge on the show. 

    Sandy Conway has lived on Maui for the last 15 years and loves the culture of this great state of Hawaii! She is the Co-Founder of Maui Women Live Out Loud whose mission is to share, care, and pray for the women of Maui. When she learned of Hidden Hunger Global, she was so inspired by the movement of this organization. She has been searching for a cause-based organization to join forces with to save the lives of children, but also to make a better life for herself. Her mission is share the news with the world about Hidden Hunger Global and the difference it can make for everyone.

  • 00:32

    Are you going to the world's 1st IoT Virtual Conference & Exhibition?

    in Technology

    The 'Internet of Things' (IoT) is a game-changer for many industries, from manufacturing, to transportation, government, healthcare, education, retail and many, many more! With industry analysts expecting 50 - 70 BILLION connected devices by 2020 (in a world with just 7 Billion people), the impact of the ability to make everyday devices "talk" to each other and share data sets the stage to make radical changes in our lives and businesses.

    To help us understand the expected impact of the 'Internet of Things' and to share with us information about the world's first IoT Virtual Conference and Exhibition on December 9th, Bill Mortimer, Conference Chair for IoT Slam 2015 will join host, Melissa Birnie at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 23rd.

  • 03:01


    in Music


  • 02:09

    Life Warrior Church Jesus is the HEALER TODAY

    in Family

    2015 The year of Breakthrough, the year of Favor, The year of peace and the year of recompense!  
    2015 The year of God's justice and recompense against those who hate freedom!

    Mark 5:21-43 Jairus daughter, and the Woman with the issue of blood.

    Luke 10:19 Jesus sends out the 70 and they did HIS work powerfully. 



    All things are possible to them that believe,  I believe!

    Proverbs 3:16

    Blessed is the man that finds wisdom because length of days is in her right hand and riches and honor in her left hand. 

    2 Peter 1:2-7

    3  ... His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue,  4  by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature

  • 01:59

    Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez - Radio commentary with Joseph Herron

    in Sports

    Saturday, November 21st, at 11:00PM ET/8:00PM PT, "War a Week" Radio presents "Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez" live from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada!!  Kicking off this evening's broadcast, fight scribe and ring announcer Joseph Herron will describe the action as it happens in the HBO PPV co-main event and main event of the evening!!

    Presented by HBO PPV, at the retail price of $60 in SD and $70 in HD, lineal Middleweight Champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) will defend his coveted distinction against slight betting favorite Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) in tonight's main event of the evening!!

    Under the tutelage of Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, the Caguas, Puerto Rico resident will attempt to put together his fourth consecutive victory against arguably his toughest test since dropping a decision to Floyd Mayweather in May of 2012.  Will Canelo finally be able to proclaim Mexican elite level status by defeating the future Hall of Fame fighter, or will Alvarez once again come up short on the biggest stage of boxing?

    In the co-main event of the evening, Golden Boy hopeful Francisco Vargas (22-0-1, 16 KOs) will attempt to become the new WBC Super Featherweight Champion as he challenges incumbent title holder Takashi Muira (29-2-2, 22 KOs).  In this brilliant clash of styles, expect both fighters to fight in a phone booth and exchange hard leather as long or as short as this scheduled 12 round contest lasts!!

    Join us for this special radio presentation of "Cotto vs. Canelo", for the lineal Middleweight Championship, live from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada!!


  • 01:31

    NFL Cardinals Rodney Gunter

    in Sports

    We will be talking sports and having fun doing it.  Expected to be joined by Arizona Cardinals DL Rodney Gunter who will discuss the Cardinals big win against the Seahawks. Also, talking all things NFL. Have we seen the last of Peyton Manning? Can the Patriots really go 16-0? Do you have a problem with Cam Newton and the dancing?  Also, NBA talk as well. Was firing Kevin McHale the right move for the Rockets? Can the Warriors really win 70 games? Call 646-727-3070 to join the fun,

    Follow on Twitter @goforitgant

  • 02:01

    Rick Gianatos: All American Diva's - Music Producer Talks Legends!

    in Entertainment

    Legendary music producer, Rick Gianatos, joins Rated G Radio in Hour 1 of the Friday Night Dance Party tonight talking his latest project for the "All American Divas" CD & Book!   In Hour 2 - it's your requests, so call in or send me your requests early so we can give you a shout out, too!

    We listened to them "On The Radio" and we "Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet" to the ultra talented vocals of classic Ladies of Soul, Dance and DISCO!

    These "All American Divas" helped pioneer the Dance music genre in the 60's, 70's and 80's and have carried on recording tracks thanks to the dedication of classic Producers and Mixers such as Rick Gianatos (Gene Chandler,Shalamar, Edwin Starr, Shirley Bassey and many more).

    What happened after they hit the charts and what have they been recording and where are they performing? The Divas' stories will be recounted alongside the behind the scenes story of music business joys and heartaches. These Divas have such amazing, interesting stories to tell and continue to make music to this day and we look into their success and triumphs and visit their new recordings both in the book and with the wonderful fruits of their new music on an exclusive CD Album.

    The All American Divas CD Features: