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Are you reading this on your blackberry or Smartphone? Chances are you’re holding the screen too close to your eyes. On the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrist and author Dr. Jeffrey Anshel joins Dr. Val to discuss what happens to our eyes when using the computer and digital devices, and offers tips on what we can do minimize or prevent eye strain and discomfort.  Tune in here.

Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana welcomes a couple of great guests to the show as Shanola Hampton, co-star of Shameless, stops by to chat about her experience on the hit television show on Showtime. Also, for all the dog lovers out there, Jenna Stregowski, Guide to Dogs on About.com, stops by to discuss  the greatest dog movies with Frank.  Tune in here.

Employee theft at small businesses is a big problem and getting bigger with the sour economy.  82% of small to mid-size businesses report they have experienced employee theft.  Tune in here as Diane Helbig and Ron Baker use their 30+ years experience, managing Finance, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Information Technology, and Human Resources to discuss this critical issue.

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You love your window view, but could it be contributing to symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome?  Take the “Eye Q’s and Views” Quiz to find out if your computer workstation is “eye friendly” and then tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones.  Optometrist and author Dr. Jeffrey Anshel joins Dr. Val to discuss what happens to eyes when using the computer and digital devices, and offers tips for preventing visual discomfort. Tune in here.

Tune into a special Spring edition of Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana as he talks with celebrity landscaper Nicholas Walker. He’s got a heck of a resume, and has teamed up with Kathy Ireland Worldwide to bring his landscaping creations to the world.  Tune in here for an exciting chat about outdoor design and ideas.

Deborah L. Parker knows about adversity. Raised by a single mother in a small rural Virginia town after her stepfather leave the family to fend for themselves, Deborah learned early on that having a dream and a goal along with positive roles models contributed to where she is today–a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserve who also has worked in corporate management positions.  Tune in here to listen to her inspiring story on Women’ Business Talk Radio Network.

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As the darkest night of the year approaches, tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones to learn safety tips for nighttime driving. Show guest John Ulczycki of the National Safety Council share safety tips for drivers of all ages, as well as ways to take care of your car. Optometrist and guest Dr. Cristina Schnider also joins Dr. Val to talk about what happens to your eyes at night and how you can take better care of your vision for driving in the dark. Tune in here.

Ida Liu, Managing Director and Senior Private Banker at Citi is featured on Deepak Chopra Radio on his segment, Keys to Success. Ida focuses on providing strategic advice and tailored solutions to ultra high net worth individuals. At Citi bank she heads up the Asian Client Group. Ida joined Citi from Vivienne Tam, a women’s wear design house, where she was Global Head of Sales, Marketing, Public Relations and Business Development. Tune in to here about Ida’s transition from fashion to finance.

On the latest edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes Scott McGillivray, host of HGTV’s Income Property and All-American Handyman.  Scott gives his handy insight on how you can add income to your property.  Also, Cool Material senior editor, Ben Dahl joins Frank to talk about some of their best gift ideas for men from their 2011 Holiday Gift Guide. Tune in here.


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Professional athletes and weekend warriors all have the same thing in common: the need for excellent vision to succeed on the field and off.  Just as you train your muscles, there are easy exercises you can do to pump up your peepers. Tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones now to listen to show guests Olympic champion sprinter Allyson Felix and optometrist and researcher Graham Erickson, O.D., talk about the connection between vision and performance in sports. Tune in here.

Skeptic Magazine founding publisher and editor, Michael Shermer, is the featured guest on the latest edition of Deepak Chopra RadioSkeptic Magazine is a scientific and educational magazine that features discussions with leading experts and investigates fringe science and paranormal claims. Michael is also a published author and a monthly columnist for Scientific American. He has also appeared on National TV, The Colbert Report, 20/20, Dateline, Charlie Rose, and Larry King Live. Tune in here.

On the latest Sunday edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes Scott McGillivray, host of HGTV’s Income Property and All-American Handyman.  Scott gives his handy insight on how you can add income to your property.  Also, Cool Material senior editor, Ben Dahl joins Frank to talk about some of their best gift ideas for men from their 2011 Holiday Gift Guide. Tune in here.

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Studies show that driving in the dark for vision-corrected Americans aged 18 and over is difficult, and they have trouble seeing signs, animals, and even pedestrians.  Optometrist Dr. Cristina Schnider and John Ulczycki of the National Safety Council join Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones and discuss what happens to your eyes while driving on the road at night and discusses some of the newer vision correction options currently available. Tune into the program here now to learn more.

On the latest Sunday edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes Davy Rothbart of FOUND Magazine and Nick Prueher of the Found Footage Festival.    Frank chats with Davy and Nick about their adventures finding and uncovering a wide array of neat items ranging from special thrift store merchandise to personal notes found on the ground. Tune in here.

Water is one of the biggest health and energy issues in the world today.  In the latest edition of Deepak Chopra Radio, Deepak welcomes Kevin McGovern, founder and Chairman of The Water Initiative, a company that develops and markets home-based water purification systems in developing countries, to discuss the global water issue and sustainable water solutions.  Chopra and McGovern examine how we can achieve substantial progress to cost effectively address these problems. Tune in here.

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Guest Dr. Graham Erickson has studied the impact of vision on sports performance, and has worked with hundreds of athletes to maximize their vision for individual sports and lifestyle. On Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, he offers insight  on the different vision skills required for different sports and shares some simple eye exercises that families can do at home to improve their vision. Also, Olympic Sprinter Allyson Felix explains how good vision helps her cross the finish line ahead of the pack.  Tune in now to the new episode, Vision and Performance in Sports.

On the latest edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes Ahmed Hassan, host of Yard Crashers on the DIY Network.  He’s an all-around outdoorsy type of guy, with over 20 years experience in ornamental horticulture and irrigation.  In the Craftsmanship segment, inventor Ryan Rusnak calls in to tell Frank all about his BeerBot app. With this device you can pick your favorite beer via phone, and have your fridge shoot the beer directly at you while you stay stationary on the couch. Tune in now to hear how this app was made by the inventor himself.

Hachette Book Group Radio welcomes New York Times Bestselling Author Debbie Viguie, author of Kiss of Night. Debbie discusses with her editor about  the book, vampires in Christian fiction, and what’s next for the author.   Much of Debbie’s writing has a dark edge to it, as seen through her retold fairy tales including her book Violet Eyes: A Retelling of the “Princess and the Pea”.

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Doctors estimate that up to 80 percent of the information we take in during sports comes from our eyes and according to program guest Dr. Graham Erickson, different sports require different vision skills, such as visual clarity, good peripheral vision, central vision, depth perception, and visual motor processing.  And in a sport like football, there are even different visual demands for each position. Tune into the program here now to learn more.

In the latest edition of The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes radio veteran Cara Carriveau — heard on WTMX / The Mix in Chicago, and all over the world on her Cara’s Basement podcast where you can “eavesdrop on casual conversations with rock stars and other celebrities”  During the Man-Land segment, Frank chats with Chicago Film Critics Association vice president Erik Childress about great movie “wingman” roles in honor of the new film 50/50.

This week on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network, The Jump Start Your Business NOW Radio Show with Katrina Sawa interviewed Lisa Metzgar, founder of Concepts in Wellness and co-founder of Thrive Teachers.  Lisa has been in the alternative health field since 1996.  She understands what it takes to be a heart centered entrepreneur and wants to help those who want to make an impact in the world. Tune in here to learn more.