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27 minutes | Jul 2, 2021
The Fight That Changed America: The Battle of Gettysburg
The single most costly battle of the American Civil War happened in the early days of July 1863, falling on the same days the Founding Fathers finalized the Declaration of Independence less than 90 years earlier. Ret. Marine Col Rob Abbott, one of the few Licensed Battlefield Guides of Gettysburg National Military Park, takes us through the days before, during, and after the Battle of Gettysburg.
52 minutes | Jun 19, 2021
How To Keep America's Promise
From serving 20 years in the U.S. military, to earning his PhD, Dr. Theodore Johnson shares his unique life story with SmartHER News, and his new perspective on race, politics, and the future detailed in his new book: When the Stars Begin to Fall: Overcoming Racism and Renewing the Promise of America.
20 minutes | May 7, 2021
Bringing Joy Back To Motherhood
Wellness expert and author Patricia Ladis on bringing joy back to motherhood and what she learned while writing "The Wise Woman's Guide to Your Healthiest Pregnancy and Birth" with Dr. Anita Sadaty.
67 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
What Is The State of Policing in America?
An unexpected phone call from the Tucson police department changed Brandon Tatum's life forever. He shares what he learned as a police officer and why he believes America needs to consider another perspective on both law enforcement and systemic racism.
52 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Was Justice Served? The Trial of Derek Chauvin
Attorney Stephanie L. Willis joins SmartHER News for a wide-ranging conversation on one of the most significant legal cases in America – what we've seen, what to watch for next and why it matters from her perspective as a lawyer, mother and policy strategist advocating for for civil rights legislation.
56 minutes | Apr 23, 2021
A New Risk? Russia, China and the "elements for history's next great conflict" with Gordon Chang.
Author and foreign policy expert Gordon Chang recently wrote, "The elements of history’s next great conflict are all in place. The only thing missing is the spark." What are those elements? And what is the potential spark? Gordon answers these questions and more as we discuss the geopolitical forces at work.
53 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
Resolve, Resilience & Random Acts of Kindness: One Woman's Journey After the Boston Marathon Bombing.
On a beautiful spring day in 2013, Michelle L'Heureux ventured to the finish line of the Boston Marathon, never anticipating she would become one of 260+ people injured in a terrorist attack; 3 people died that day, and the terrorists also killed a MIT police officer in the manhunt. Now 8 years later Michelle shares her story, describing how she has channeled her experience into strength - and how we can join her in honoring this important day through random acts of kindness.
61 minutes | Apr 3, 2021
How Has The COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted Our Mental Health?
Psychiatrist Dr. Stefani Reinhold shares her experience in this wide ranging interview on how the global pandemic has impacted our entire well-being. From adults, to adolescents, Dr. Reinhold helps frame a conversation about what many of us have felt or discussed with friends but seems lacking in the headlines. She provides clinical expertise and personal perspective on how to best navigate the added pressure of this historic moment we share, including reminding us of the power of hope.
54 minutes | Feb 10, 2021
Informed & Inspired: SmartHER on COVID with Pulmonary and Critical Care Dr. Jamie Rutland
Dr. Rutland shares his unique experience as a pulmonologist who also specializes in autoimmune disease. This wide-ranging conversation covers the basics of the new coronavirus, bringing us rare insight into a body battling COVID-19 and what we should know a year after the first headlines, answering new questions about double-masking, vaccines and variants.
32 minutes | Dec 19, 2020
She overcame a cancer diagnosis at 23 and now has compiled expert advice to help us all live life smarter: SmartHER With Erin Zammett Ruddy
With one phone call, Erin Zammett Ruddy's life completely changed. Diagnosed with leukemia as a 23-year-old, she quickly learned about what have become key terms in our current news cycle: clinical trials and experimental therapies. Erin's accomplished work as a writer includes her recently-published The Little Book of Life Skills, in which she interviewed more than 150 experts on how to simply live SMARTER and (drum roll) she featured SmartHER News! But we believe it's HER story that deserves to be told. We hope you enjoy this conversation AND check out Erin's book in our Amazon shop (www.amazon.com/shop/Smarthernews) - it's the perfect last-minute stocking stuffer!
53 minutes | Dec 11, 2020
Before She Trained Carrie Underwood, She Went to War as a Marine: SmartHER With Erin Oprea
Erin shares personal stories from her two historic deployments to the Iraq War and explains why her service changed her life forever. Plus: how she went from 9 years in uniform to cleaning houses to working with the biggest names on the planet and the valuable (and hysterical) lessons she learned along the way.
21 minutes | Aug 24, 2020
“Peace Deal” In of the Middle East?
From a mysterious explosion in Lebanon to a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, what to know about the high stakes in the Middle East now and in the future with Foundation for Defense of Democracies senior vice president for research, Dr. Jonathan Schanzer.
21 minutes | Aug 16, 2020
Should Kids Go To School During COVID?
Mathematical biologist and mother Professor Lauren Meyers leads a team of researchers at the University of Texas Austin who developed a unique model to help guide officials and parents as they try to answer this very question: Should children go to school during the COVID-19 pandemic?
41 minutes | May 29, 2020
How To Kill The New Coronavirus Part II
Dr. Michael Lin, PhD, MD of Lin Labs, Stanford University, joins SmartHER News for an update to discuss what we’ve learned, what we need to know, and what to watch for at this point in the COVID-19 pandemic.
20 minutes | Apr 13, 2020
Making Masks The American Way
A number 2 pencil, piece of printer paper and his sewing machine: how Origin Founder Pete Roberts pivoted his Maine-based company during the COVID-19 pandemic to American-made masks.
30 minutes | Apr 5, 2020
What is it like to have COVID-19?
A story of survival and problem-solving: Pastor Patrick Thompson survived COVID-19 all the while creating a relief effort to feed the hungry AND help the economy in one of the hardest hit areas in America: New York City.
30 minutes | Mar 20, 2020
How To Kill The New Coronavirus
Dr. Michael Lin, Principal Investigator for Lin Labs at Stanford University’s School of Medicine, answers key questions about the virus that causes COVID-19 - from what it looks like on the molecular level to how we can combat it, and why, although serious, this outbreak is NOT the "zombie apocalypse".
25 minutes | Mar 16, 2020
CLOSE-UP WITH COVID-19
Dr. Michael Parry, Chair of Infectious Diseases at Stamford Hospital in Connecticut, joins us for a second interview. We follow up on what he’s learned about COVID-19 as a physician with a positive case in his hospital, how he’s applying social distancing to his own life and what we should all watch for over the next several weeks.
7 minutes | Mar 10, 2020
QUARANTINED! One couple shares what it's like in quarantine due to COVID-19
Pam and Tim ended their dream vacation confined to their room on the Grand Princess cruise ship
25 minutes | Feb 27, 2020
YOUR QUESTIONS on the New Coronavirus…ANSWERED!
Dr. Michael Parry, Chair of Infectious Diseases at Stamford Hospital in Connecticut, provides clarity for you and your family on this new virus igniting concerns worldwide.
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