SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – August 1, 2008) – On the Path Productions LLC, a San Francisco media company, has launched Body Language, a new one-hour show featuring integrative health and wellness.
Body Language is OPP’s latest and most ambitious program designed to put a human face on issues of human health. The new show focuses on the expanding conversation about integrative health and wellness. It is broadcast locally on San Francisco public radio station KALW 91.7 FM and streamed online at www.kalw.org.
Additionally, Body Language can now be heard on HealthRadio.net, America’s largest Internet-based health talk network. This event marks the beginning of On the Path’s extended presence in this venue.
Body Language shows #5 and #6 will air on KALW Monday August 4 and 11 at 7 PM. Show #5, “Head to Toe,” will include segments on the brain, the feet, MRI technology, drinking water and, in our Trend Spotting feature, people and their dogs. Show #6, “Birth & Kids,” will include segments about home birth, in vitro fertilization and an organic diet for kids, as well as features about the art of giving birth to a song and finding balance through Tai Chi.
Body Language #4, “Nutrition,” will appear on HealthRadio.net Friday August 1 at 2 PM PDT / 5 PM EDT. The show will feature segments about the medical properties of food; Berkeley, California’s progressive school lunch program; and the world of supplements and herbs; along with brief looks at the mindfulness of meditation and the history of cleanliness.
After their initial broadcast and webcast, all Body Language programs will be posted at http://www.bodylanguage.org/
Starting August 22 in the 2 PM PDT / 5 PM EDT time slot, HealthRadio.net will feature Long Life Love & Health, an hour-long expansion of OPP’s flagship show Life, Love & Health.
Life Love & Health, America’s most listened-to daily 90-second health, prevention and wellness program, begins its 20-program August lineup today. Features include a proactive approach to incontinence, Pain Awareness Month, robotic surgery for prostate cancer, the best possible outcome of a teenage driving accident, and the metaphysics of healing.
Initial content contributors to Body Language include the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco; the Mayo Clinic; the Cleveland Clinic Foundation; the Institute for Health & Healing at California Pacific Medical Center; faculty from Harvard and Stanford Universities; the American Pain Foundation; the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; and the American Urological Association Foundation
This Month’s Features on Life Love & Health
Women’s Health Foundation & Kimberly-Clark: Poised for Pelvic Health
In “Poise,” we hear from Linda Michael, an outspoken advocate for the pelvic floor therapy program at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Linda found this treatment after enduring 28 years of urinary, vaginal and musculoskeletal pain following a difficult childbirth. Thanks to her tireless public awareness work for pelvic health, Linda was awarded the Women’s Health Foundation’s first annual Passion Award, underwritten by Kimberly-Clark Corporation, whose Poise brand of absorbent pads helps millions of women live with urinary incontinence.
American Pain Foundation: Pain Awareness Month
September is “Pain Awareness Month,” and three advocates for the American Pain Foundation describe their commitment to helping those who suffer from chronic pain. Lois Pike, Vicky Jerdee and Glenda Dykstra speak about the need for support groups, educational initiatives and passionate advocates to make sure that people living with pain have a voice and are taken seriously by the medical profession.
Life’s Golden Ticket
What is it about a near-death experience that makes people come alive? In “Seeing the Light,” Brendon Burchard, now a leadership speaker, describes that horrible, wonderful moment 12 years ago, when he climbed out of a car wreck, saw the moonlight and realized that he still had another chance. In his inspirational novel Life’s Golden Ticket, he describes journeying through an imaginary amusement park to discover one’s potential.
Are We Hungry Yet?
America’s overweight epidemic has spawned a thriving weight loss industry, but there could be an easier way than diet books and exercise equipment for keeping off the pounds. In “Indian Diet,” Life Love & Health’s resident physician Dr. Anne Meneghetti examines how people in India know when it’s mealtime: which nostril are you breathing through? If that sounds way too simple, consider that fewer Indians are overweight…
About On the Path Productions
On the Path Productions LLC (OPP), founded by radio personality and motivational speaker Christopher Springmann, produces popular radio broadcasts including Life, Love & Health and Body Language as well as custom webcasts and house-branded newsmagazines, focused on health and lifestyle issues. Sponsored and underwritten by leading brands, trade associations, foundations and healthcare organizations, OPP’s 800+ radio shows have reached millions of consumers, opinion leaders, policy makers and healthcare influencers via XM and SIRIUS Satellite Radio, Public Radio affiliates; major retail in-store radio, with 4000+ outlets; New Media distribution including HealthRadio.net; plus the Voice of America; and American Forces Network. For more information about On the Path Productions, visit www.onthepathproductions.com.
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