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  • 00:24

    Pat Robinson, Producer of the Doctors of the USA TV Show

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    In this episode of the Doctors of the USA show, Jody Pugh interview Pat Robinson of Event Horizon Productions, the studio that produces the Doctors of the USA television show.  

  • 00:22

    Importance of Nurse Practitioners in Healthcare

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    Doctors of the USA welcomes Lauren Baptista MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner at Shahla Medical Group, to talk about what a nurse practitioner is and their role in healthcare. Listen in as she shares the many differences of nurse practioners from PA’s especially pertaining to their training and licensing/certification.


    Lauren earned her Masters in Nursing from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2014. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, she worked for eight years as a Registered Nurse. Lauren worked for Lee Memorial Health System, floating throughout the hospital system and several specialties. She also spent four years working in several states across the country as a travel nurse. Lauren is happy to be home in Southwest Florida and is excited to share her experience and passion for her patients with Shahla Medical Group.


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  • 00:19

    Connection between Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease

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    Doctors of the USA welcomes William T. Abraham, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FESC, FRCPE, Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, to talk about the relationship between periodontal disease and heart & vascular disease. Listen in as he shares the details of periodontal disease, its complications and the strategies on how to prevent it.


    Dr. William Abraham earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, following which he completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.  He previously held faculty appointments at the University of Colorado, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Kentucky. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology. Dr. Abraham spends the majority of his clinical time managing heart failure patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Abraham has been recognized as one of the “Best Doctors in America” for eleven consecutive years and has been ranked among the top 10% of physicians nationally in patient satisfaction.


    Dr. Abraham has authored more than 700 original papers, abstracts, book chapters, and review articles. In 2014, he was named to the Thomas Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list. Dr. Abraham has co-authored national heart failure practice guidelines and co-edited a leading textbook on heart failure entitled Heart Failure: A Practical Approach to Treatment. Dr. Abraham serves on the editorial boards of several major journals.


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  • 00:22

    Princeton University Meningitis Outbreak

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    Doctors of the USA welcomes Daisi “Jo” Pollard Sepulveda-Low, a Model & Beauty Queen entrepreneur, to talk about the recent meningitis outbreak in Princeton University. Listen in as she discusses about the Meningitis B strain, the possibilities why we are seeing this outbreak here in the States and what Princeton is doing about it.


    Daisi “Jo” Pollard Sepulveda-Low is launching a blog dedicated to her double-sided passion of everything beauty, fashion, fitness, lifestyle and business. Having both an extensive background in modeling and entrepreneurship, Daisi has cultivated her experience, knowledge base and curiosity for trying and testing products & services in the beauty industry; while exploring and learning about the creators and mega corporations behind them.


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  • 00:36

    The Smart Way to Exercise with Tanya Kantenwein

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    Doctors of the USA welcomes Tanya Kantenwein, a Certified Powerplate Trainer and owner of XLR8 Powerplate Studios in southwest Florida, to talk about ways to have an effortless and powerful whole body workout. She will share with us tips on how to achieve the dream body we want and deserve with the minimal time commitment, so that we have the time to enjoy our lives… while looking and feeling great!
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  • 00:31

    The Worst Kept Secret In Modern Dental Care

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    Doctors of the USA welcomes Dr. Steven Rasner, a full time dental practitioner, a Top Clinical Educator, and an awarded speaker, to talk about Simplified Sleep Dentistry for the “Anxious Dental Patient”.
    Dr. Steven Rasner graduated from the University of Pennysylvania in 1980. While operating a full time practice over the past 30 years, he has also managed to:
    Published 48 articles: In a multitude of dental journals including Inside Dentistry, Dentistry Today, Contemporary Esthetics and a host of others. Authored three books: The Protocol Book, The Art of Getting Paid, and The Bullet Proof Guide to the Extraordinary Practice Earned a United States Congressional Recognition Award for Civic Duty. He has received Best Speaker of the Year Awards in three countries. Frank Spear has called him the ultimate motivator. Earl Estep has described his practice as the finest model he has ever seen. Dr. Rasner wants everyone to know that he is simply like most of us in the audience… he just refuses to give in to the obstacles and challenges that are just part of life.
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  • 00:29

    Keeping Kids Active Indoors

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    Doctors of the USA welcomes Miss Melodee, artistic director of Miss Melodee Studios, to talk about the importance of movement and exercise for even little kids. She will educate us on the typical routines that any family can do, not only to spend more time together but also to work exercise into their daily schedules.
    Miss Melodee is a singer, songwriter, dancer and teacher who has a magical way with children. Through play, imagination, fun and, of course dancing, Miss Melodee gives children a truly joyful learning experience with inspiring original music. And by encouraging them to be anything they want to be, children’s natural creativity can come out in their dance and play.
    Miss Melodee has a BFA in Musical Theater from Point Park University. Believing in further education, she returned to school in 2010 attending UCLA. Combining her skills as a teacher and her talent for singing, dancing and composing music, Miss Melodee created the “Dancing with Miss Melodee” CD in early 2011. The successful debut of her “Dancing with Miss Melodee” CD has become the backbone of her teaching and an addictive “must have” for all her students. After its release, the CD also received 5 out of 5 Dove Seals of Approval for families of all ages, as well as becoming a Parents’ Choice Classic Fun Stuff 2012 Award Winner. She’s thrilled that the music she created inspires her young dancers to become anything they dream of.
    Miss Melodee’s songs and videos can be found on her YouTube channel. You may also check out her website and Facebook page or follow her on Twitter. 

  • 00:26

    Being Concerned With Bleeding Gums

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    Doctors of the USA welcomes Dr. Tom Schneider, DDS, a Family Dentist specialized in Periodontics and an Assistant Clinical Professor, to talk about why should we be concerned with bleeding gums even though it’s a normal occurrence.
    Dr. Thomas F. Schneider, Jr., graduated from Loyola University as an undergraduate in 1982. He received his dental degree from University of Illinois in 1986. He continued his education at the Loyola University specializing in Periodontics. Dr. Schneider opened his dental practice in Chicago in 1988 and has been serving his community ever since.
    Dr. Schneider is also a Part-time Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry handling Undergraduate Periodontics clinic and lectures, Dental Hygiene lectures and International Dentist Periodontics clinic and lectures. 
    He is married to Sarah D. Schneider with two children, Peter who is 20 years old and Margaret who is 17 years old.
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  • 00:34

    Ready to Sleep with Dr. Jose Colon

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    Doctors of the USA welcomes Dr. Jose Colon, M.D., MPH, a board certified sleep specialist and a renowned expert on general sleep and pediatric sleep specialties, to educate us about sleep including sleep medicine, sleep tips and information, common sleep disorders and behavioral approaches. Getting a good night’s sleep for you and your family doesn’t have to be a frustrating thing anymore!
    Dr. Jose Colon is a board certified sleep medicine specialist through the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, as well as a founding member of the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine.
    Dr. Colon earned his medical degree and completed a residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla. He completed his training in sleep medicine and neurology with special qualifications in child neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.
    From pediatrics to geriatrics, Dr. Colon is committed to providing the highest level of care for patients with sleep disorders.
    Areas of sleep medicine include:
    1.       Sleep apnea
    2.       CPAP and non-CPAP evaluation for snoring
    3.       Narcolepsy and other disorders of sleepiness
    4.       Behavioral approaches to insomnia
    5.       Sleep walking/talking and sleep eating disorders
    6.       Shift work and other circadian disturbances
    7.       Sleep disturbances in neurological disorders
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  • 00:44

    Know the Latest in Periodontal Disease Treatment

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    Doctors of the USA welcomes Dariya Wright, RDH, BSDH, a dental hygienist, to talk about the great success in treating periodontal disease nowadays. She will share with us the newest technology that they currently use in dealing with periodontal patients.
    After attaining her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of the Pacific, Dariya Wright has been working closely with Dr. Robert Walley in downtown San Francisco. As head of the hygiene department in her office, she utilizes her extensive periodontal knowledge as well as cutting edge technology to create optimal and individualized treatment options for her patients. She introduced PerioPath DNA testing to the office in early 2012 and it is now the most used tool for treatment planning with periodontal patients. Challenging the boundaries of current treatment options has become a regular hobby to Dariya, who encourages her team members to use out-of-the-box thinking. Her periodontal program has had tremendous success and with continuing education, consistent updating of her clinical skills, and passion for research, she hopes to revolutionize the future of the periodontal disease epidemic.
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  • 00:32

    Be Gluten-Free with Terry Foster

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    Doctors of the USA welcomes Terry Foster, a certified health nutritional counselor and owner of The Skinny Pantry, to talk about the truth and facts of gluten and the many diseases related to it. She will also educate us on how to have a gluten-free diet as part of having a healthy and happy lifestyle.
    The Skinny Pantry Health & Specialty Foods was created out of the challenges, frustrations and success that owner Terry Foster experienced in losing over 75 pounds. That journey provided her with the passion and expertise to help others achieve their nutritional goals. They are located at 11356 S Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33907. For more information, please call (239) 935-5093.
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