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Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones

Proper wear and care of soft contact lenses reduces the chance of developing problems that can affect your eye health and your vision. Tune into the new episode of Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones to learn the essentials of contact lens cleaning, insertion/removal and storage for all soft contact lens wearers. Also, in time for Halloween, optometrists Jason Pingel and Christi Closson share advice for parents and anyone thinking of purchasing or wearing cosmetic lenses without a contact lens examination and prescription. Tune in now.

Frank Fontana of The Down and Dirty

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, hear a chat with actor and podcaster Stephen Tobolowsky of Groundhog Day, Glee and The Tobolowsky Files. Also tune in for a visit from Andrew Johnson, master model builder from LEGOLAND Discovery Center and writer and musician David P. Murphy talking about his new book The Doomsday Survival Handbook. Tune in here.

Join Kary Valdes LCSW of Parent Talk with Kary, as she goes over over techniques to help improve and maintain your child’s self esteem.  She will also educate  you on the importance of having self confidence and ego strength and instilling these same qualities in your children. Tune in here.

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Healthy Vision with Dr. Val JonesTopping off your contact lens solution, instead of fully cleaning out your contact case and putting in new, fresh solution, is a major contact lens “don’t.” On the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrists Jason Pingel and Christi Closson join Dr. Val to talk about all the “dos and don’ts” of soft contact lens wear. Tune in here. In conjunction with the show, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. has developed a new educational resource, Healthy Vision & Contact Lenses, available at www.acuvue.com/press. Tune in now.

Frank Fontana of The Down and Dirty

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, catch Fred Noe, author of Beam, Straight Up: The Bold Story of the First Family of Bourbon. He is a seventh generation Jim Beam family distiller and has experienced first-hand the history of bourbon whiskey in America. During the Craftsmanship segment, meet Brian Mollohan of Ruby Street Brewing. If you’re a home brewer looking for high-quality stainless steel systems, this is the man you want to talk with. Tune in here.

Join Joy Randel, as she chats with Susan Smith, President and Owner of PetTravel.com. PetTravel.com has provided information and essential products for traveling worldwide with a pet for over 14 years. Additionally, they assist in the transport of unaccompanied pets from the United States or Canada all over the world. Tune in here.

What’s New on BlogTalkRadio’s Featured Stations

Healthy Vision with Dr. Val JonesOn the new edition of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, learn why it is essential to practice good hygiene when handling contact lenses and follow your doctor’s instructions for contact lens wearing and replacement schedules. Optometrists Jason Pingel and Christi Closson join Dr. Val to talk about the “dos and don’ts” of soft contact lens wear, including the risks of cleaning your contacts with any kind of water. The doctors also offer pre-Halloween advice to parents or anyone thinking of purchasing or wearing cosmetic lenses without a contact lens examination and prescription. Tune in now.

Frank Fontana of The Down and Dirty

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, visit with The Bachelorette season 6 fan favorite Chris Lambton. He’s also a professional landscaper and the host of Going Yard which just wrapped its first season on HGTV. He’ll be sharing some winter-to-fall gardening tips. During the Craftsmanship segment, meet the Yardbirds co-founder Rich Kolb. He’s based in Kentucky, and makes yard art (including the Junkyard Dogs and Cats line) and functional sculptures out of recycled metals. Tune in here.

In this episode of Launch Talk, hear from Cari Vollmer, The Passion into Profit Mentor. She teaches women entrepreneurs around the world the HOW TO and MAGIC of attracting more clients, money and recognition doing the exact work they are here on earth to do! Tune in here.

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Rashida Jones, star of Celeste and Jesse Forever, stops by to talk about the film, friendships and relationships. Jones and co-writer/star Will McCormack talk about their experiences in front of and behind the camera. Tune in here.

Snoop Dogg drops in on the Callywood Nation to speak about his summer football camp for inner city youth. Recently Snoop announced a new documentary alongside his upcoming studio album entitled Reincarnated and he is set to headline the Oshega Festival in Canada this summer. Tune in here.

Legendary singer/songwriter/comedian Weird Al will be dropping by Somewhere in Vegas to talk about his upcoming tour and his new album Alpocalypse. Tune in here.

Olympic gold medalist, Dominique Moceanu, joins Artists On Demand to talk about her new book Off Balance, growing up in gymnastics, and her thoughts on the 2012 U.S. gymnastics team. Tune in here.

Mike Michalowicz, Business Rescue segment host for MSNBC’s Your Business. The Wall Street Journal‘s small-business columnist, frequent contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine & best-selling author, shares his secrets to success! Tune in here.

Hear from actor Nelsan Ellis of the hit HBO show, True Blood as he talks about his experiences on the set and what being on the show has meant for his career. Tune in here.

Mary Ann Esposito, host of Ciao Italia, now in its 23rd season on PBS, and author of 12 cookbooks, including her newest, Ciao Italia Family Classics, visits with Olivia Wilder to talk about everyone’s favorite, Italian food. Tune in here.

Join NFOTUSA Soldiers Speak Radio this week as they welcome the award-winning pop music singer and songwriter, Shaun Canon. Tune in here.

HGTV’s Secrets from a Stylist, Emily Henderson talks about her collecting rules, her style diagnostic, and how her husband deals with her ‘fostering’ furnishings habit. Tune in here.

World Footprints discovers the wonderful world of Jack Hanna’s animals when the dynamic television host joins the show to talk about his work in Namibia, the Columbus Zoo and The Wilds. Tune in here.

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In addition to health risks, exposure to ultraviolet rays (UV) from the sun can also change the overall appearance of your skin and eyes.  On the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, Optometrist Dr. Stephen Cohen and dermatologist Dr. Jeanine Downie tell you what you need to know to keep yourself and your family protected against UV rays. Tune in here.

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, catch up with writer and producer Nick Santora talking about his work on The Sopranos, Breakout Kings on A&E and his new novel Fifteen Digits. Also on the show is About.com guide to cocktails Colleen Graham about her beautiful new book ¡Hola Tequila!: Ninety Creative Cocktails and Inspired Shooters, and a DIY grilling Disaster story from Macheesmo blogger Nick Evans.  Tune in here.

Catch Jill Shalvis and Lori Wilde on Hachette Book Group, both New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors. Jill lives in a small town in California run by quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books are “mostly” coincidental.  Lori Wilde has written sixty novels, is a RITA finalist and has been nominated four times for the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award. Tune in here.

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Allergens can stick to more surfaces than you think, including your makeup. Learn where else pollen could be lingering in your home, office and car on the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones. Optometrist Dr. Paul Karpecki offers tips for women who wear makeup and also discuss options that may alleviate the discomfort that often leads to itching or rubbing of the eyes. Tune in here.

Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana welcomes The Latin Diva of Comedy herself — Patti Vasquez. She’s been all over the country spreading her “Comedy with a Heart,” and is hosting an edition of The Female Funnies at Zanies in Chicago next week.  During the Craftsmanship segment, meet Meegan Czop, general manager of ReBuilding Exchange, an organization that repurposes donated materials from sustainable deconstruction projects into new items. Tune in here.

Join The Jumpstart Your Business NOW Show on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network for an interview with seasoned entrepreneur, Kadena Tate, the CEO of E3Woman.  Kadena is known professionally as a “creative visionary” and “the Mistress of AHA Moments” and has a knack for using both her intellect (left-brain) and her creative intuition (right brain) to turn a person’s idea into a valuable product and service to offer. Tune in here.

What’s New on BlogTalkRadio’s Featured Stations

50 million Americans suffer from allergies and nearly 50 percent of individuals with seasonal and indoor allergies also experience some degree of eye symptoms. Top authority on eye allergies, optometrist Paul Karpecki, joins Dr. Val to talk about how to identify, treat and manage eye symptoms from seasonal, indoor and pet allergies. Tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones to learn about preventative and management measures you can take to minimize frustrating allergy symptoms. Tune in here

In honor of Zombie Awareness Month, Emily Kinney of The Walking Dead on AMC and Zombie Research Society founder Matt Mogk will be making a visit to Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana. During the Craftsmanship segment, Sarah & Joseph Belknap of the iamhome art studio will stop by. They specialize in quirky and cool items for the home… including the original chalkboard skull creations, as well as their new line of trophies. Tune in here.

Join MashUp Radio as they interview the founders of TripIt, an innovative new trip planning site.  With summer coming, many people are turning to the Internet to book their travel and TripIt hopes to help vacationers do just that. Founded in 2006 by frustrated travelers, TripIt is designed to make it easy to manage all components of a trip by organizing trip details into one master online itinerary. Tune in here to learn more about it.

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

The Bottom Lines Sports show welcome critically acclaimed comedian and actor, Chris Rock.  Chris talks sports and reflects on his character, Lil’ Penny from the popular Nike ad campaign with the real Penny Hardaway in addition to talking about what’s on the horizon.  Tune in here.

Paul Vann interviews Shama Kabani, CEO of The Marketing Zen Group, a global digital marketing firm. Shama has been dubbed an online marketing shaman by Fast Company and Business Week honored her as the Top under 25 entrepreneurs.  Tune in here.

The Stupid Cancer Show sits down with three time Oscar and Emmy nominated actress, Laura Linney from Showtime’s The Big C, as well as the show’s Creator/Executive Producer, Darlene Hunt. Tune in here.

 

Remember The Love Connection? Former game show host Chuck Woolery joins The Don Smith show to talk about his time on the popular show.  Find out what Chuck is doing now!  Tune in here.

 

Joy Keys chats about spring cleaning with Professional Organizer Geralin Thomas from the hit A&E show, Hoarders.  She has advised professional athletes, politicians, artists, small business owners and many others.  Tune in here.