Lasting Impact Wellness

Lasting Impact Wellness

Hosted by: Drs. Laura & Parker Hays

Optimize your health & well-being through science-based practices, practical knowledge and honest discussions. Laura & Parker Hays are board-certified emergency physicians, speakers, coaches and co-founders...

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The Fun Habit with Dr. Michael Rucker (Ep 24)

What do you do for fun?  What brings you joy?  How can you incorporate more of those things into your daily life?  In this episode, I talk with organizational psychologist Dr. Mike Rucker about the "life-sustaining...
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Breast Cancer: Increasing Awareness, Reducing Risk and Advocating for Action with Expert Dr. Anne Peled (Ep 23)

In today's episode, I sit down with Dr. Anne Peled - Castle Connolly TOP Surgeon, educator, researcher, athlete, mother and breast cancer survivor.  Dr. Peled is the co-director of the Breast Care Center of Excellence...
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Season 2 Kick Off: Healthy Eating At Its Core (Ep 22)

Nutrition is not a one-size-fits-all concept yet there are some fundamental practices that benefit most of us.  In this episode, we kick off season 2 with a conversation with Erin Falls, MS, RD, LDN, E-RYT, a...
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Leadership Lessons from the Frontlines: Part 2 (Ep 21)

Whether you are leading a medical team, a platoon, a classroom full of students, a Fortune 500 company or your household, your words, actions and behaviors inspire and influence those you lead. Join us again as we...
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We Are Not Alone: The Gut Microbiome & its Connection to Our Health (Ep 20)

No longer thought of as passive guests, the living microbes inside of us play an integral role in so many aspects of our body systems. We begin the discussion with Josh Dech, Holistic Nutritionist. Tune in to learn...
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Burnout, Acceptance & Self-Compassion w/ Dr. Joe Sherman (Ep 19)

Burnout, stress, overwhelm...these are topics that affect us all at different times in our lives.  In this episode, Laura talks with Joe Sherman, MD about his own experience with burnout.  Together, they share insight...
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Studying Health Behaviors w/ Heather Hausenblas, PhD (Ep 18)

In the health and wellness space, many self-proclaimed "experts" present in various ways. But legitimate science definitely continues as well. Who is doing that science, including on the psychology of our healthy...
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The Ebb & Flow of Sexual Desire: with Courtney Boyer M.Ed, M.S. (Ep 17)

Sexuality, emotional connection and intimacy are integral to our well-being.  As life moves along, our interests, needs and desires change.  Join Dr. Laura for an open, honest conversation with relationship and...
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Integrative Medicine with Dr. Russ Greenfield (Ep 16)

Medicine and its delivery to those who need it comes in many forms.  Some physicians have learned that no single branch of medicine has a monopoly on all effective modalities and have taken on a more inclusive,...
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Skin Health & Aging: A Conversation with Dr. Elizabeth Seidler (Ep 15)

Dr. Elizabeth Seidler is a board-certified dermatologist and Chief of Dermatology for Kaiser Permanente in Georgia.  In this episode, we discuss the mechanisms of skin aging, and explore the impact that environmental...
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Neurodegenerative Disorders - Part 2 - Prevention: An Ongoing Discussion with Dr. Erik Ensrud (Ep 14)

Join us for part 2 of our discussion with neurologist Dr. Erik Ensrud as we continue to discuss neurodegenerative disorders and explore the factors that WE can control that may decrease our risk or modify our course...
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Neurodegenerative Disorders - Part 1: An Interview with Dr. Erik Ensrud (Ep 13)

Progressive decline in our brains and nervous system, more than other types of disease, truly challenges who we are as individual people. Neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimers, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis...
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