Programs examine important topics and issues impacting all of us through the lens of health and wellness. We highlight the questions, challenges and struggles people typically face in everyday life. In each of our programs we clarify the issues and provide useful information, pragmatic tips, and resources.
Spy the lie !!!

7-18-13 - Imagine how different your life would be if you could tell whether someone was lying or telling you the truth. Be it hiring a new employee, investing in a financial interest, speaking with your child about drugs, confronting your significant other about suspected infidelity, or even dating someone new, having the ability to unmask a lie can have far-reaching and even life-altering consequences. During this hour on "Ask Dr. Fritz", Dr. Fritz and Melissa are talking with former CIA officer MIKE FLOYD, one of the authors of "SPY THE LIE" who will be sharing some of his proven techniques for DETECTING a LIE!!! 

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Parenting and discipline: To spank or not

6/27/13 – Hour 2 – When it comes to providing discipline for children, one controversial topic is spanking. Over the past three decades spanking has fallen out of favor but when you survey american households many still believe that it is a valid parenting technique. During this hour we are joined by live callers and parenting expert Jamie Klassel Weiner M.A., MHC-LP.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:19am EDT

6/27/13 - Over 60 percent of Americans households have a pet. This is almost 220 millions animals not including several million extra fish. The psychological benefits of pet ownership are plentiful. During this hour we talk about those benefits and are joined by pet owner and entrepreneur Howie Binder of the pet spa Doggie Do and Play Too (http://doggiedonyc.com/).

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:10am EDT

6/20/13 – Hour 2 - On “Ask Dr.Fritz” we’re talking about “HUMOR THERAPY” with Bill Drewes of non-profit “GOTHAM COMEDY FOUNDATION” and Lawyer-turned-Comedian Alex Barnett of ”COMEDIANS AT LAW”.

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6/13/13 - Dr Fritz is joined by seven students who took part in one of the largest public exhibitions of art in New York City Parks history. They were students of a program called "LeAp" - Learning through an expanded arts program. LEAP is a hands-on, arts-based approach to teaching the academic curriculum integrating it with socially relevant issues, topics, and themes.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

6/6/13 - Since the Sandy Hook shootings, gun control and gun violence has been in the headlines and very much on the minds of many Americans. Listen in for this two hour conversation where we explore this complex issue.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

5/30/13 - Hour 2 - What would happen if you put professional video cameras in the hands of youth (ages 16 to 21) and taught them how to make documentaries about social issues affecting their communities? The result is the Educational Video Center (EVC.ORG). Since 1984, this organization has students how to make documentary films depicting the social issues of our times. Listen in as we hear students talk about their current films on bullying and dating violence.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

Picking the right dress

5/30/13 - Hour 1  - Terry Hall from Kleinfelds in NYC joins us for a lively conversation about the how personality and personal vision influences the choice of a wedding dress. He makes a case for why the groom should care.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm EDT

Science fiction, alien invasion, and cryogenics

Episode 67 - 1/31/13 – What would you do if you were faced with a sudden life threatening catastrophe? You may already know the answer if you endured 9/11, or made it through a natural disaster such as  hurricane Sandy. During this episode, we talk with Keith Josef Adkins the writer and director of a new provocative sci-fi series, “The Abandon”,  that follows a group of African American men and women after a catastrophic alien invasion. We are also joined by Scott Brown of California Cryobank to talk about where science fiction meets life and about what is really possible with today’s cryogenic technologies.

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