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.

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/).

Direct download: Dr_Fritz_Show_6-27-13_Hour_1_-_Pets.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:10am EST

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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Category:general -- posted at: 11:51am EST

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am EST

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.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_Hour_2_LEAPNYC.ORG_6-13-13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

Live Show: Prevention and Suicide

6/13/13 - Suicide is one the leading cause of death in people ages 10 to 24 and rates have been rising in recent years. During this hour we talk about what can be done to address this serious issue. Discussed are warning signs ways to talk to someone who is in distress. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_Hour_1_THURSDAY_6-13-13.mp3
Category:Psychology and education -- posted at: 4:30pm EST

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 EST

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.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_Hour_2_EVC_5-30-13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30pm EST

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.

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_Hour_1_5-30-13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm EST

Making Marriage Simple

5/23/13 - We are joined once again by Dr. Hendrix to talk about how to change the relationship you have into the relationship you want. Listen in as we talk about the relationship revolution, no negativity, and getting the love you want.

Direct download: Dr_Fritz_Show_52313_Edited.mp3
Category:Psychology and education -- posted at: 2:40pm EST

At risk youth: The Artest Foundation

5/16/13 - During this hour we are joined by Mr. Ron Artest Sr. and Jennifer Edwards of The Artest Foundation to talk about "at risk" youth and what their organization is doing to address this issue.

 

Direct download: DR_FRITZ_THURSDAY_5-16-13.mp3
Category:Psychology and education -- posted at: 2:39pm EST