Health & Wellness Podcasts – Your Health Rocks

Your Health Rocks is about staying well — eating the right foods, knowing which preventive tests to take, optimizing the transition through menopause and making health the rock on which you stand. Listen to free podcasts on health as Dr. Mache interviews some of America’s top health experts and authors, and learn valuable information you can start using today to help you stay well.

Change Your Menopause: Why One Size Does Not Fit All

Dr. Mache interviews Dr. Wulf Utian, Founder of the North American Menopause Society, about his new book Change Your Menopause: Why One Size Does Not Fit All. Learn basic information every woman needs to know to help her survive and thrive this natural passage. Click Here to purchase the book.


Celiac Disease and Your Health – Alice Best, President of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Join me and my guest Alice Best, President of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Learn about celiac disease (gluten allergy) and find out how it can affect your life and your health (it can even cause infertility) and what you can do about it.


The 4 pillars of Confidence – Confidence can be learned; find out how to face your challenges.

Learn how to gain the courage you need to face difficult challenges, overcome obstacles or make changes in your life., from weight loss to menopause transitions. My guest, Marty Scirratt, is the founder of Confidence Dominance and trains people how to gain the gift of courage for a better life.


Learn how nurses are gearing up to step in and be an increasingly important part of the healthcare scene and what that means to you

Guest Greer Glazer, RN, PhD and Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, MA gives listeners a glimpse into the future of healthcare and nursing, and how these changes will impact patients in the decade to come.


Anti-aging: Miracle or Myth?

The anti-aging industry is an $88 Billion business. But will it help you live longer and better? We discuss this topic with our guest Arlene Weintraub, author of Selling the Fountain of Youth.


Holiday time is the season to be jolly. But not if you’ve got the seasonal blues.

Join us in our interview with Dr. Ronald Podell, a psychiatrist and founder of the Center for Bio-Behavioral Science in Los Angeles, as we explore depression during the holiday season and beyond. Learn what it is, how to avoid it, and what to do about it if it happens to you. You’ll also learn about a new biological treatment for depression, anxiety and sleep problems that could change your life.


How to Erase Arthritis

Arthritis expert Dr. Nathan Wei offers easy to understand facts about what is arthritis, when to go to the doctor, and what you can do to reduce the pain and side effects of America’s #1 chronic condition.


The Southeast Texas STEM Center: A model for helping America keep its edge in science, technology, engineering in math

Clifford Houston, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Educational Outreach and Marguerite Sognier, Ph.D. Director, Educational Outreach at the University of Texas Medical Branch describe an incredible program designed as a model for the nation to engage kids in the sciences and keep America strong.


Childhood obesity is a major health problem, affecting up to 45% of urban kids. Find out what Go Kids Boston is doing to combat this problem and what lessons can be learned for after school providers across the country.

Our interview is with Jean Wiecha, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise and Health Science at the University of Massachusetts and Director or GoKids Boston Research, Training and Outreach Center


Meet the Host of the new PBS show Functional Fitness Starring Suzanne Andrews

Learn how routine items in your home and this host can turn your living room into a gym and keep you staying fit and functional.


How to find healthy on a restaurant menu

Men’s Health Editor Gregg Stebben answers the question: “Does a hamburger, shake and fries have more calories than a salad?” You might be surprised by the answer to this and a lot more questions. And hear the latest HealthRock songs from the new obesity CD called “Let’s Move”.


14 Ways to Never Get Cancer

Lauren Gelman, Senior Health Editor of Prevention magazine joins us to discuss new information her team has gathered to lower your risk of ever getting cancer.


One of America’s leading experts in health literacy explains how to prepare yourself before you go to the doctor

Helen Osborne, M.Ed., OTR/L is founder of Health Literacy Consulting and Health Literacy Out Loud podcasts.


57 million Americans with pre-diabetes and 6 million with diabetes don’t know they have the diagnosis. Are you one of them?

Guest Christopher Boynton, Executive Director of the American Diabetes Association, Eastern New England, tells what you need to know.


Health, nutrition and you: Tips for eating healthy, taking the right supplement and where to learn more

David Fryxell, managing editor of the Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter explains what you need to know about nutrition to stay healthy.


Learn how getting enough sleep can increase teens’ energy, help clear their acne and control their weight, lower their risk of depression and suicide, and reduce their need to sleep in school.

Sleep specialist and author Dr. Helene Emsellem, Director of the Center for Sleep and Wake Disorders at Chevy Chase, Md. discusses her new book Snooze…or Lose: 10 “No-War” Ways to Improve Your Teen’s Sleep Habits.


Dr. Richard Price

Spokesperson for the American Dental Association, offers 4 essential tips that keep your mouth healthy and your self esteem high. Enjoy this fun interview!


How To Save Your Life: A Medical Emergency Guide

Shelly Glazier, LiMFT and Instructor at Brandeis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (BOLLI) discusses a soon to be published book that explains what is a medical emergency, when to call 911, and what to do until the ambulance arrives.


Music and Medicine. How music can be used to change group behavior

Dr. David Alter, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, discusses his organization’s efforts to make music part of the doctor’s bag of tools.


Mehmet Oz, MD’s Childhood Obesity Initiative Becomes A Movement

HealthCorps President, Michelle Bouchard discusses the approach her organization has taken in schools across America and explains how it rose from a concept to a movement.


How too little sleep affects kid’s behavior and risk of disease

Judith Owens, MD, MPH, Director of the Pediatric Sleep Disorder Clinic at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Brown University explains how much sleep kids need, and the surprisingly big health risk it is if they don’t get it.


Heart to Heart: What you need to know to stay heart healthy

American Heart Association Board Member and Professor and Director, Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence at the University of Massachusetts Medical School explains why heart disease is the #1 killer in the United States and offers easy to understand tips on how to stay heart healthy.


An interview with REAL AGE Pediatrician Jenn Trachtenberg about her new book: The Smart Parent’s Guide to Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, Accidents.

Learn how to pick a pediatrician, how to choose a hospital, how to know a pediatric emergency and much more.


Eat To Defeat Menopause; Recipes for a Healthy Midlife.

Menopause expert Karen Giblin of the Red Hot Mamas talks about her new book, Eat To Defeat Menopause and offers advice and information women need to thrive in menopause.


Advances in Premature Delivery Outcome: Tips to save your newborns life

We talk with Rob Insoft, MD, Director of Harvard Medical School’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to learn about premature birth and what you should be discussing with your doctor before you deliver.