Take Charge of Your Life

Dr. Steven Weintraub on Take Charge of Your Life

Aug 28, 2018

Eleanor Bobrow discusses planning trips abroad. Her guest is Dr. Steven Weintraub , Professor of Mathematics at Lehigh University , who recently organized a Mathematics Conference in Shanghai, China. 

Eleanor and Dr. Weintraub explore Dr. Weintraub’s impressions of Chinese culture and economical and technical development. 

(Original air-date: 08/13/18)

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes guest Donald Miles to discuss our national parks and the threats they face in the current political climate. Listeners may recognize Don's voice as one of WDIY's local hosts for All Things Considered on Fridays.

Don is also a semi-retired land use and environmental law attorney as well as being very active in the Sierra Club at the local, state, and national level.

(Original air-date: 08/06/2018)

Eleanor Bobrow takes a look at the common interest in better health through exercise and healthy eating. Her guest is Denice Ferko-Adams, a licensed dietitian nutritionist with a Master of Science in public health.

Denice was the first program manager for Health Starts in the Kitchen at Cedar Crest College, a unique grant-based initiative to provide nutrition education and cooking skills to the community. She is also the recipient for The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (PAND) top award: 2018 Outstanding Dietitian of the Year.

(Original air-date: 07/16/18)

Dani Klein Modisett and host Eleanor Bobrow discuss how a loving and long-term marital relationship can be created through humor and comedy.

Modisett is a comedian and actress turned author of AfterBirth: Stories You Won't Read in a Parenting Magazine and Take My Spouse, Please: How to Keep Your Marriage Happy, Healthy, and Thriving by Following the Rules of Comedy.  The latter book describes how to utilize humor, comedy, and laughter to create a loving long-term marital relationship.  

(Original air-date: 07/09/2018)

Dr. Ken Redcross on Take Charge of Your Life

Jul 19, 2018

Host Eleanor Bobrow takes a look at one of the fastest-growing infectious diseases in the United States; Lyme disease and how with the warmer weather, health officials are expecting the worst tick season ever. Her guest is Dr. Ken Redcross, a board-certified internal medicine physician and founder of one of the first full-service concierges, personalized medical practices in the United States.(Original air-date: 07/02/18)

Eleanor Bobrow talks about how to healthily live and deal with the pain that millions of people have on a daily basis. Her guest is Sarah Anne Shockley, author of The Pain Companion: Everyday Wisdom for Living with and Moving Beyond Chronic Pain. 

Shockley has lived with chronic pain since 2007 and offers a flexible, compassionate and supportive guide for those who live with pain.

(Original air-date: 6/11/2018)

Dr. Varleisha Gibbs provides kid-friendly lessons for teachers, parents, therapists, and educators to help children with ADHD, autism, and sensory processing disorders on how to build needed skills to help stay focused on managing their senses and controlling their emotions.

Dr. Gibbs is the chair and Associate Professor of the Master’s Program of Occupational Therapy at Wesley College in Delaware.

(Original air-date 6/18/2018)

Host Eleanor Bobrow's speaks with guest Oren Liebermann, a CNN international correspondent who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2014 in a local clinic in Nepal.

He now works with the American Diabetes Association to promote safe travel for others with the disease.

(Original air-date: 5/1/17)

Host Eleanor Bobrow examines gambling addictions with her guest Dr. Paula Sanchez, Ph.D

Dr. Sanchez holds a Master's Degree in Counseling from Lehigh University and a Ph.D in Counselor Education and Supervision from Walden University Minnesota.

(Original air-date: 5/1/17)

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes guests from The Lodge, a living community that supports adults with mental illness in Northampton County.

Ian Panyko, director of The Lodge, and two of its residents join Eleanor for this week's show.

(Original air-date: 4/17/17)