Health, Wellness, and the Great American Hot Dog
May 6, 2019
From Health to Hot Dogs
On this edition of The Balancing Act, we’re discussing a range of topics, from weight loss and Lyme disease, to the legendary Sahlen’s, a family-owned business known for its premium quality hot dogs and more.
Each year, some 300,000 people in the U.S. contract Lyme disease, and according to the CDC, that number is on the rise. That’s why Dr. Sean McCloy, MD, MPH, MA of the Integrative Health Center of Maine is here to discuss everything you need to know, from signs and symptoms, to how the infectious disease occurs, and innovative ways to diagnosis and treat it.
Then, Everest Funeral Concierge Services is back with another helpful tip – this time about social security and funeral costs.
Hot dogs are as American as apple pie and the Fourth of July. We’ve been celebrating and enjoying this food staple for as long as we can remember. Get excited because Alex Sahlen of Sahlen Packing Company is at The Balancing Act studio, ready to dish on her legendary family business, Sahlen’s, which is known for its premium quality hot dogs and more.
If you’re struggling with your weight – whether you’re trying to shed pounds or looking to become healthier – you probably know there are a lot of factors that may affect getting the results you want. Joining us to help us learn more is Dr. Jeffrey Kotzen of the Kotzen Center for Women’s Health, who is an expert on hormones and insulin, as well as Dawn Duty, who is here to share her own weight loss journey.
The best part of Thanksgiving is spending time with your family and being grateful for your many blessings. Today, The Balancing Act is giving you three turkey leftover recipes that can infuse your holiday extras with a tasty twist.
Get swept away under the desert sky as Amber Milt takes you behind the scenes of The Band's Visit.
About 37 million people face hunger in the U.S. today — including more than 11 million children and nearly 5.4 million seniors. Hunger knows no boundaries — it touches every community in the U.S., including your own.