Late Night Health / SignatureMD Matt Jacobson: CEO / FOUNDER April 10, 2014

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER / FOUNDER

Matthew Jacobson founded SignatureMD, Inc. in 2007. Prior to establishing SignatureMD, he spent fifteen years in operational management roles in public and private companies. Mr. Jacobson spent 2002-2006 at Zenith Insurance Company (NYSE: ZNT). As Senior Vice President of Medical Management at Zenith, he was responsible for turning around a $160M division with 200 employees, doing business in 40 jurisdictions. Mr. Jacobson holds an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and an AB from Cornell University.

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Forbes / Dr. Akikur Mohammad Is Your Boss A Bully? April 7, 2014

I met Brenda when she managed a 2,000-person department for a Fortune 500 company. Brought in to help her with an upcoming change initiative, I was impressed by Brenda’s intelligence, creativity, political savvy, and dedication to her job. She had all the qualities of a senior executive – which was her career goal.

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Monsters and Critics / Dr. Damon Raskin Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Lyme Disease April 3, 2014

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Lyme disease, it’s not just for the east coasters!

Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne illness in North America and Europe.

A disgusting burrowing parasite latches on to you and infuses your blood with nasty Borrelia burgdorferi …all while you were trying to get a good hike in for the day.

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Univision / Dr. Gregg Nishi Cirujano advierte a los niños que no los quiere operar en el futuro April 1, 2014


Crédito: Cortesía Khalili Center

Se trata del Dr. Greg Nishi, un cirujano de Los Ángeles especializado en cirugía bariátrica, que en forma voluntaria asiste a las escuelas para compartir tips de nutrición y actividad física. Su intención es que los niños adquieran hábitos saludables para no llegar a ser obesos de adultos.

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Monsters and Critics / Dr. Damon Raskin Top 5 Medical Symptoms You Should Never Ignore March 25, 2014
Health Spotlight: Guest commentator Dr. Damon Raskin is a go-to medical expert for many in Southern California.

He shares his Top 5 Medical Symptoms You Should Never Ignore list and urges people reading this to dig deeper and go see a doctor if any of these are troubling you.

When you think of adult health, you might think about various strategies for health as simple as frequent hand-washing and being up-to-date on vaccines to common sense weight maintenance and cancer prevention. The choices you make every day go a long way toward promoting adult health.

But sometimes, despite all of our best efforts, there is a genetic predisposition that can catapult you into a high risk group for certain diseases.

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Dr. Damon Raskin

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