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Wright Medical and the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America join host, Ereka Vetrini, August 17, 2016.

(DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – PR LOG – August 16, 2016) Access Health®, a magazine-style health and wellness series, will feature experts on shoulder replacement surgery and children’s food allergies, Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime®, with an encore presentation on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

Access Health educates and entertains viewers as it tackles the latest topics on cutting-edge developments and innovations in fitness, medicine and food – all to empower women and give them access to healthier living.

Don’t miss these featured segments taking center stage on Access Health:

Exploring Alternatives to Shoulder Replacement Surgery – with Wright Medical

Got shoulder pain? Join the club! It’s estimated that nearly 100 million Americans suffer from some sort of shoulder issue, and when they do, shoulder replacement surgery is often the only effective recourse. Traditional shoulder replacement surgery utilizes so much of the humeral canal (the critical portion of the shoulder that’s lost during traditional procedures), that it may limit many patient’s surgical options for future procedures later in life – particularly younger patients. That is, until now.  On this episode of Access Health, learn about a shoulder arthroplasty procedure called the SIMPLICITI™ Shoulder System. It is the first FDA-cleared canal-sparing system designed to reduce pain and potentially decrease surgical time, and potential complications, while preserving bone for the future. To learn more about the benefits and risks of this procedure, which can be discussed with your healthcare provider, please go to

Protecting Children from Food Allergies – with the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America

If your child has a food allergy, the return to school can be even more stressful than normal. Is their school prepared to react in case of an allergic reaction?  Is your child? As the number of children with food allergies continues to rise, Michele Cassalia, of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, joins Access Health to emphasize the importance of having a plan in place. She’ll discuss food allergy triggers, symptoms and the life-saving steps that should be your first line of defense. Tune in to find out how you can help protect your children or visit for more information.

About Access Health

Access Health is a powerful and engaging half-hour health and wellness series premiering on the Lifetime channel, anchored by a panel of three renowned experts who tackle the important fitness, medical and nutrition topics of the day. The show educates and entertains with ideas on the best ways to get your body moving, revolutionary cuisine and the newest medical practices, all to empower women and give them access to healthier living. To learn more about Access Health, please visit: and like us on Facebook.




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