7.24.14 dr. phil

Dr. Phil Review: Drug Use During Pregnancy Tantamount To Abusing Child (7/24/14)

Jul 24, 2014

In January, Dr. Phil became actively involved in an attempt to save the life of an unborn child from a teen mom who actively smoked cigarettes, drank alcohol and took illegal drugs. The alarm was raised by the teen’s mother, Kristin, who described her daughter Sara (photo in this recap) as totally out of control. Troubled Teen. Sara’s drug addiction and drinking alcohol developed back when she was in middle school. She has admitted to using marijuana and street drugs even after she became pregnant. At the time she agreed to appear in the show, she was then 7 months…

7.23.14 agt

America’s Got Talent Recap: Scooby Adds Charm To Christian Stoinev (7/23/14)

Jul 23, 2014

America’s Got Talent finally has its top 48 following the end of this season’s Judgement Week. Among those who had to undergo a second round of filtering, Scooby left a lasting impression. Nope, the little fellow is not an entry but he attracted attention in an equally interesting manner as his master, hand balancer Christian Stoinev (photo in this recap). Christian made waves during the auditions after proving that he’s as impressive as the rest of his acrobatic family. He wowed the judges with his skills but tonight, he completely convinced them that he’s one of the best this season….

7.23.14 dr. phil

Dr. Phil Review: Partner’s Overhauled Value System Can Stop Future Cheating (7/23/14)

Jul 23, 2014

In May, Dr. Phil handled a love triangle where a man claimed to be caught between his warring ex and current girlfriends. This case had Dr. Phil determining who was at fault in the drama-filled situation. Amidst all the accusations and non-stop clashes, Dr. Phil was tasked to identify ways on how each of the individuals involved can move on with a fresh start. In cases similar to this, Dr. Phil appeals for a level of maturity especially when innocent children become unknowing victims. Where dishonesty is prevalent, a partner’s history can indicate a recurrence of cheating behavior unless the…

7.23.14 rachael ray

Rachael Ray Show Review: The Science & Fun Of Using Makeup (7/23/14)

Jul 23, 2014

Once in a while, Rachael Ray embarks in a make-over session for her viewers. Like any show dedicated to the same mission, watching somebody transform for the better can be entertaining, too. In the episode where Rachael had celebrity Stephanie March (photo in this recap) in the show, a retired school teacher was given the opportunity to embark on a new chapter in her life marked by the use of makeup for the first time ever. Stephanie collaborated in the effort by providing the makeup service. Makeup Is All About Fun. Stephanie’s latest endeavor is Rouge New York, a makeup…

Judge Mathis Recap 7/23/14: $663 for Lover's Loans

Judge Mathis Recap 7/23/14: $663 for Lover’s Loans

Jul 23, 2014

Judge Mathis awards Keyanna Smith (left, photo) $663 for ex-”boyfriend” Kevin Jackson(right)’s loans. The judge dismisses Kevin’s countersuit for $800, for bed bugs. Judge Mathis then awards Candace Hein $1,357 for her son’s former classmate Kevin Salgado’s keying her car. Judge Mathis dismisses the emotional distress part of her suit. Lastly, Judge Mathis awards Lori Jordan $3,016, for the trailer that her former roommate George Baxter had taken, and for his share of the rent and utilities. Loan Keyanna Smith of Steger, IL, sues Kevin of Kankanee, IL, for his loans. A day after Keyanna met Kevin, she called him…

Health TV

7.28.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Breaking The MRSA Chain (7/28/14)

A new health endemic is progressing and families need to pay close attention on how to stop the expansion of the superbug causing it. Its name? MRSA. The Dr. Oz Show highlighted how the MRSA is now taking up residence in homes and threatening lives. Flesh-eating Bacterium. MRSA is the acronym for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, a bacterium that causes flesh-eating infection that can be fatal. In the past six years, 50% of deaths have been linked to MRSA and 1 out of every 50 people are affected by it. MRSA  easily spreads out and its resistance to antibiotics earned its…

7.28.14 rachael ray

Rachael Ray Show Review: Budgeting Finances W/ Alexa Von Tobel’s 50/20/30 Plan (7/28/14)

Financial guru Alexa von Tobel (photo in this recap) was on Rachael Ray to emphasize the importance of having a game plan and how families can take control of their budgeting efforts even when all options seem to have run out. Alexa is a big fan of the 50/20/30 financial rule, one which she uses in her effort to expand financial literacy to the American population. Financial Control & Enriching One’s Life. Alexa is one of America’s new breed of financial experts who are pounding on the importance of taking control of one’s life where money is concerned.  Alexa emphasized that living…

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The Chew Review: Are You Ready For A Flexitarian Diet? (7/28/14)

Last May, The Chew dedicated an episode on starting the week with meatless meals. This provided an opening for viewers to explore the advantages of cutting down meat consumption at least once a week and reap its benefits. The shift to total vegetarianism can be difficult for a good number of people (myself included) so eliminating meat at least for a day can be a manageable boost in making healthier options and pave the road towards considering a flexitarian diet. Meatless Days. The growing popularity of going meatless at least for a day (e.g. Meatless Mondays) has been catching on…

7.24.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Review: Uterine Fibroids & Treatment Options (7/24/14)

Back in February, The Dr. Oz Show highlighted the effects and treatment options of uterine fibroids. This is a growing concern among women as statistics show that it manifests in 3 out of 4 women. The risks are higher among African-American women who inherently have lower Vitamin D levels. Below are fast facts on uterine fibroids and how to address such. Basic Facts. Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous (i.e. benign) tumors that grow along the walls of the uterus. There are also instances where fibroids grow inside the uterus’ cavity or get attached to the uterus similar to a mushroom stalk….