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Because Hope Matters Radio

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Because Hope Matters Talk Radio provides a network of hope and support for families journeying through cancer, Alzheimer's, deployment and more. Co-hosts Maryann Makekau and Rob Harris bring listeners dynamic interviews, heart-felt conversations, and a wealth of information every Monday evening at 7PM EST. From Pulitzer Prize winning journalists and passionate entrepreneurs to leading researchers and medical experts, this radio show is sparking a loyal following of hopeful listeners worldwide! Visit your co-hosts after the show on their websites, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest by clicking the Show Extras button at the bottom of this page.

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Tune in on August 12th at 7 PM EDT for the prelims to the National Women's Survivors Convention (debuting August 22-24, 2013). Meet the dynamic-duo founders of this "all ages, all stages, all women, all cancers" convention set for... more

At the young age of 26, Jonny Imerman contracted testicular cancer. He searched for others in his age group that could provide him with information, comfort, camaraderie and friendship. Unfortunately, the well was dry. Jonny... more

In this episode, we'll spotlight the incredible power of taking something meant for harm and turning it into something good. Molly McDonald, Founder and President of The Pink Fund, will share her mission to remedy the financial wrath... more

With every episode, it is our hope to inspire listeners to make a difference in the world around them. Our next guest, Tara Tappart Ph.D., combines professional background with remarkable heart to help veterans ?use the arts to take healing... more

This episode will surely inspire listeners worldwide to make a difference! Our featured guest, Cody Jackson, has been greeting and thanking our troops (over 15,000 of them!) at airports for five years. He has sent over 4,000 pounds of... more

According to U.S. News and World Report, more than 180,000 brain tumors (malignant and benign) are diagnosed each year. Brain tumors account for 25% of all cancers in children. Our featured guest this week underwent a craniotomy... more

Decreased physical activity and lack of social engagement are known risk factors in the development of Alzheimer's disease, as well as other health issues. More than 60% of caregivers report being under high stress while helping a loved... more

Ann Fonfa was informed she had breast cancer in 1993. Rather than go the traditional route of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, she chose a different path. Ann pursued alternative therapies. Did she have a death wish by deviating... more

TalkAboutHealth is a virtual consulting platform. With personalized patient learning and contributing leading experts from around the globe, doctor-patient interactions reach a higher level of conversation than possible during office visits.... more

June marks National Cancer Survivors Month. More than any other ?medicine,? survivors and caregivers prescribe to the benefit of laughter. Hearing the words ?you have cancer? is devastating, stinging news. Eileen Kaplan reframed her... more
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