What’s Not Been Cancelled During The Coronavirus Lock Down

What’s Not Been Cancelled During The Coronavirus Lock Down

Dear Ones, Last week I posted on FaceBook — What’s Not Been Cancelled. The Response was overwhelming and folks added their own spin. I invite you to add to this as well. What’s not Been Cancelled: Hope has not been cancelled Love has not been cancelled Laughter...
JUUL Is Feeling The Heat

JUUL Is Feeling The Heat

With vaping emerging as a public health crisis, Juul, one of the leading vape companies, is fending off a bevy of government agencies for its role in fanning the epidemic flames. Recently, Time Magazine did an expose titled The New American Addiction: How Juul Hooked...
A New Twist on a Deadly Problem

A New Twist on a Deadly Problem

A new twist in the evolving opioid epidemic that flared up in regions across the United States a few years ago has clinicians and health professionals like myself hopeful that an end is near. The epidemic, which peaked at claiming 72,000 lives in 2017, has grown to be...
An Open Letter to Juul (and Dr. Mark Rubenstein)

An Open Letter to Juul (and Dr. Mark Rubenstein)

An Open Letter to Juul (and Dr. Mark Rubenstein): It was recently reported by the L.A. Times that you, Juul Labs, have hired Dr. Mark Rubenstein as your medical director from the University of San Francisco to oversee your research in an effort to legitimize Juul....
Good Times at The Blanchard Institute

Good Times at The Blanchard Institute

Question: What do yo-yos, baby sharks, bowling, virtual reality, basketball games, and behavioral health care professionals have in Common? Answer: Ward Blanchard– innovator, inspirer and collaborator. Little did I know when life took a side turn and I traveled...
From Worry to Wonder to Action

From Worry to Wonder to Action

The other day I traveled to San Diego and had the opportunity to hear Shelby Stanger (who also happens to be my youngest daughter) speak to a crowd of 500 influencers at Creative Mornings. Creative Mornings is a community that hosts monthly events to bring people of...
Podcast Interview on Here’s To Your Health with Joshua Lane

Podcast Interview on Here’s To Your Health with Joshua Lane

Dr. Stanger joins Joshua Lane on his popular podcast Here’s To Your Health. They discuss Dr. Stanger’s upbringing and how her family’s dynamic led her to a lifelong pursuit of understanding health and wellness, as well as how she currently works with families to...
Things I Learned on my Pilgrimage to the Pacific

Things I Learned on my Pilgrimage to the Pacific

This trip – a mother-daughter adventure – was also a pilgrimage in honor of my mother, Dorothy Schwartz Silverblatt Wallach Levine, who lived in Oahu until she died. It’s hard for me to grasp she died over 25 years ago. Today I am only a few years younger, eight to be...