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  • 00:51

    Lymphedema Voices: Sheryl #Project1000000Voices Lymphedema Is No Joke

    in Health

    First time I talked to Sherly, she told me that she had once been a teacher but hasn't been able to work FT in decades.  She has had Lymphedema since in the early 90s.  She has difficulty fulfilling her life, difficulty in transportation.  She has no way of getting a compression garment (which can cost $500) without having to choose between a garment or paying rent because her income is just that stressed already.  Complicated by tumors (one removed and another that needs to removed).  She has written her Represenative but hasn't had a response just yet.  Hopefully, he'll get on board with the Lymphedema Treatment Act which will authorize Medicare to pay for the garment that helps to keep the lymphedema from getting worse, which causes so many other dominoing issues (like mobility, possible MS, and other diseases that stem from the damaged lymphatic systerm.  


    In Texas, we have 3 co-sponsors for the Lymphedema Treatment Act, and we have many more to go.  There are 4 bipartisan leads and 99 co-sponsors of the Lymphedemat Treatment Act across the United States.  We really need about 200 co-sponsors for this bill to be passed in the House.  We need your support to help the many Sheryl's out there with similar stories.  Please go to the http://lymphedematreatmentact.org website to sign up being a Team Member in your State and go to the "How You Can Help" and send your legislators personalize letters.


    Listen to the show that we had on November 20th as well for some other call to actions that you can do to help.


     


    #LymphedemaTreatmentAct #LymphedemaStory #Project1000000Voice

  • 00:31

    Lymphedema Voices: Sheryl #Project10000000Voices Lymphedema Is No Joke (Part 2)

    in Family

    The system hiccupped a bit and we didn't get to talk for the full time; however, we are back on this day with the rest of the story.


    First time I talked to Sherly, she told me that she had once been a teacher but hasn't been able to work FT in decades.  She has had Lymphedema since in the early 90s.  She has difficulty fulfilling her life, difficulty in transportation.  She has no way of getting a compression garment (which can cost $500) without having to choose between a garment or paying rent because her income is just that stressed already.  Complicated by tumors (one removed and another that needs to removed).  She has written her Represenative but hasn't had a response just yet.  Hopefully, he'll get on board with the Lymphedema Treatment Act which will authorize Medicare to pay for the garment that helps to keep the lymphedema from getting worse, which causes so many other dominoing issues (like mobility, possible MS, and other diseases that stem from the damaged lymphatic systerm.  


    In Texas, we have 4 co-sponsors for the Lymphedema Treatment Act in Texas, and we have many more to go.  There are 4 bipartisan leads and 104 co-sponsors of the Lymphedemat Treatment Act across the United States.  We really need about 200 co-sponsors for this bill to be passed in the House.  We need your support to help the many Sheryl's out there with similar stories.  Please go to the http://lymphedematreatmentact.org website to sign up being a Team Member in your State and go to the "How You Can Help" and send your legislators personalize letters.


    Listen to the show that we had on November 20th as well for some other call to actions that you can do to help.


     


    #LymphedemaTreatmentAct #LymphedemaStory #Project1000000Voice

  • 00:43

    Dr. Block, Medical Detective - Vaccines and State and Federal Legislation

    in Women

    Today, I’m welcoming Dr. Mary Ann Block back to the show to talk about vaccines and legislation. As of this show (3/27/15), Texas Representative Jason Villalba plans to introduce a bill to eliminate religious and philosophical exemptions to school immunization requirements. Much of this activity, locally and federally, was started by a measles outbreak caused by an “unvaccinated woman at Disneyland”. A bill to eliminate these exemptions has already been introduced in California. We’ll be talking about this sudden interest in changing vaccine laws, and what it could mean to you and your family.


    ABOUT PLAID FOR WOMEN:


    Plaid for Women radio is produced to give you information, advice and resources to manage “The Business of Life”. Our goal is to help you achieve your goals, get connected, and be heard. 


    LET’S GET SOCIAL!


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    CONTACT INFO FOR TODAY'S GUEST:


    Mary Ann Block, DO, PA


    The Block Center


    1750 Norwood Drive


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    www.blockcenter.com


    817-280-9933


     


    OUTTRO MUSIC BY JACK T. BLUES

  • 01:44

    LEGISLATION 0113-15 (Part 2) Navajo Enterprises vs Navajo Small Business

    in Politics

    LEGISLATION 0113-15 Sponsored by Honorable Council Delegate Jonathan Hale.  A legislation requesting an amendment of the Navajo Business Opportunity Act by making all Navajo enterprises to become a Priority #1 business on the Navajo Nation Source classification.


    We will continue our discussion on how it will effect the small Navajo businesses. Is the playing field equal?  Especially when the enterprises are subsidized by the Navajo Nation.


    What are your thoughts?  I will invite sponsor Jonathan Hale and other members of the Resources and Development Committee to discuss this Legislation.


    Looking forward to hearing from you.  Aheehe.

  • 02:00

    State legislation

    in Entertainment

    With dimitri and em

  • 00:10

    PODCAST: Delaware’s Unclaimed Property Reform Legislation

    in Technology

    Last July, the Delaware General Assembly established the Unclaimed Property Task Force (the “Task Force”) to inquire into, examine, study, and make findings and recommendations related to improving fairness and compliance in Delaware’s unclaimed property program.


    They have now enacted the first part of the unclaimed property reform legislation.


    Today, we are speaking with Trish Hopper, Senior Director, State & Local Tax and Advisory, Altus Group US Inc., about this and more.

  • 01:53

    LEGISLATION 0113-15 - Navajo Enterprises vs Small Navajo Business

    in Politics

    NAVAJO-OWNED ENTERPRISES have joined together and now taking on the small Navajo businesses.


    The Enterprises are subsidized by the Navajo Nation and now asking the move from Priority Two to becoming Priority One.


    Let's talk about the reality.  Why?  

  • 01:06

    Lympedema Voices #Project1000000Voices Lymphedema Treatment Act 2014 Reflection

    in US Government

    In September 2014, a group of lymphedema advocates converged upon the Capitol Hill to talk to the US House of Represenatives and Senators about the Lymphedema Treatment Act, as well as had a Congressional Hearing to empasize the importance that it means to many lymphedema patients, caregivers, physicians, and more.  As a result, we ended up with 4 bipartisan lead sponsors from the House of Represenatives, and 91 cosponsors from many of the States.  We really need about 200 cosponsors to help ensure that this Bill passes the House.  


    Guidance was provided by the Lymphedema Advocacy Group, National Lymphedema Network, and many other supporters of the Bill.


    Join us on our Lymphedema Journey and Advocacy for a discussion on a reflection of those this year's journey at Capitol Hill (DC) and a call of action that we would like for you to do as soon as possible.


    For many more details about the Lymphedema Treatment Act, please check out the website http://lymphedematreatmentact.org.


    Also check out the Lymphedema In The News fb page http://facebook.com/lymphedemainthenews for additonaly information about Lymphedema, as well as other events/call to actions happening, especially in Texas.


    If you wish to share your story, please submit your request at http://goo.gl/forms/rqo8jg28j1


    Sponsors and Co-Sponsors of the Lymphedema Treatment Bill --- 
    https://www.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/3877/cosponsors

  • 02:02

    State Sovereignty: Mike Moon and Bob Parker

    in Politics Conservative

    It's not about Right and Left. It's about Right and Wrong!


    Mike Moon starts off our Friday night with the review of an action packed week in Jefferson City. As usual, at the end of the session the bills are flying through. Some good, most not so much.


    Then Bob Parker will join us to discuss Agenda 21 and how it is invading the National Association of Realtors, and how that affects you.


    Listen in live at 7PM Missouri Time on Friday night. Or, better yet, call and participate at 347-677-1835.

  • 00:29

    A Better Person For President Is On Blog Talk Radio At 5:30pm - Curtis Clinton

    in Elections

    The Title says it all. Why. It makes sense. I come from your place, or very close to it, Even if we are at odds we are closer than others. I am not campaigning for your money, am not a Politician, will be among the best smart Commander-In-Chiefs, even protecting our military men and women. What are your problems or worries. They are many of mine because many of them touch me or have touched me, touched my family and people we know and don’t know. I know an unknown person has no chance to be seen by you. I know that its stupid to do this, and it even looks more stupid. But it’s not that stupid when you consider all the stupid things that are going on right now or that have just happened. Please see me in a better smart light. I say things that you may not like or want to hear. But they are for our own good, I must say them and bring them to light and right. There are some faulty people running for President. I am not one of them. I am one of us, if you can understand that in all its fullness. I know that when you get in the White House, things change. But I will be mind-fast heart-fast soul-fast honest-fast truth-fast. If you are a person I want better for you. If you are an animal I want better for you. If you are the earth I want better for you. The White House belongs to you, not to a Political Party but a person of the people, ordinary if necessary. I am Curtis Clinton, in fact, a better Clinton. If you see it that way, could you and will you put together 120,000,000 Write-In Ballots for a Presidency being for us, with just one of us in there seeing to a better United States and for Americans with blood types of O's, A's and B's. If that many are cast, we will not have a divided country or Congress. One caring willing doing person can start a better world. You can begin with such a President. I am here for you. This is not for me. thanks, bwell, c2it, i am c2 and Curt Clinton

  • 01:00

    Kate Noon on Breast Feeding Legislation - The Authentic Woman w/ Shannon Fisher

    in Women

    The Authentic Woman host, Shannon Fisher, welcomes social and political advocate, Kate Noon, to discuss the path she took to turn an idea into a bill, and then into a law, by working with her local legislators. We explore the legisltive process and the debate around the country regarding public breast feeding. Kate is a member of the Virginia Breastfeeding Taskforce and serves on the Virginia Breastfeeding Advisory Committee as a representative of the Virginia Chapter of National Association of Social Workers.  


    A Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Lactation Counselor with a background in activism, Kate holds certifications in Perinatal Mood Disorders and Aging Studies. She has more than 15 years of experience working with non-profits and is currently the Board Chair for Midwives for Haiti and Program Director for the Better Housing Coalition. 


    The Authentic Woman is a weekly radio show, hosted by women's rights leader Shannon Fisher, offering perspectives on the female experience in America. The show delves deeply into the worlds of writers, artists, celebrities and community leaders, discovering their passions and inspirations.  Shannon Fisher on the web: Facebook - Twitter -  Links to Previous Episodes of The Authentic Woman.  


    This podcast is copyrighted and solely owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC.