The Dana Pretzer Show – Thursday, June 29, 2017 – Please Join Dana Pretzer Tonight at 9 PM ET with Special Guests: Vince Savoia & Dawna Kaufmann

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Tonight’s Guests:

  • Vince Savoia, Founder and Executive Director of The Tema Conter Memorial Trust. He will be discussing peer support family assistance and training for public safety and military personnel dealing with mental health issues and injuries.

Vincent (Vince) Matthew Savoia

As the Founder and Executive Director of The Tema Conter Memorial Trust, Vince Savoia is an expert in work-related mental health and wellness.   Vince has served as a paramedic and emergency medical dispatcher. In 1988, he became a member of the first ever Critical Incident Stress Management team at Toronto Emergency Medical Services.  He has an extensive background in crisis intervention and peer support.He is a graduate of Royal Roads University and Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology. He is a Certified Executive Coach, an alumni member of the York Region Critical Incident Stress Management Team, has served as an advisor to Peer Support Accreditation Certification (Canada), is a qualified Mental Health Works trainer, a certified Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training instructor, and he was a professor at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology teaching in the School of Public Safety, Emergency Communications Services program.

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Earlier this month, after sixth days of deliberations in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case, jurors sent word to Judge Steve T. O’Neill that they could not reach a unanimous verdict and the are “hopelessly deadlocked.” The judge declared a mistrial. Afterwards, prosecutor Kevin Steele announced in court that he will retry Cosby.

President Donald Trump Signs Obamacare Executive Order

TRUMP SIGNS OBAMACARE EXECUTIVE ORDERS

And so it begins, the undoing of Obamacare and the disastrous executive orders that Barack Obama laid waste upon America with his pen. President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order directing federal agencies to “ease the burden of ObamaCare.” You live by the executive order, you die by it.

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President Trump on Friday signed an executive order directing federal agencies to “ease the burden of ObamaCare,” according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer.

Trump signed the order in front of reporters at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office, one of his first official acts as president.

He did not comment on the actions and no further details about them were immediately available.

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus is also sending out a memo ordering a government-wide “regulatory freeze until further notified,” Spicer said.

Actress Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia) in Critical Condition after Suffering Heart Attack on Plane Flight from London to L.A.

MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU CARRIE!!!

Actress Carrie Fisher, probably best known for her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars, is in critical condition Friday after suffering a “cardiac episode” during a flight from London to Los Angeles. According to the LAX Police Department, officers responded to Terminal 7 around 12:15 p.m., for a call of a female passenger in cardiac arrest. As per TMZ, people on board were administering CPR. United Airlines says its crew reported Carrie as “unresponsive” when they landed. Please, don’t let 2016 take yet another.

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Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher was in critical condition Friday after suffering a “cardiac episode” during a flight from London to Los Angeles, according to emergency officials.

Fisher, 60, was rushed to the hospital by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics shortly after noon, after her 11-hour flight touched down at LAX.

A source who was not authorized to discuss the incident said the actress was “in a lot of distress on the flight.”

A statement released by United Airlines said that medical personnel met Flight 935 from London on arrival after the crew reported a passenger was unresponsive.

“Our thoughts are with our customer at this time,” the statement read.

Just prior to arrival, a pilot told the control tower that passengers who were nurses were attending to another “unresponsive” passenger.”

“So they’re working on her right now,” the pilot said in a public recording of the conversation on liveatc.net.

UPDATE I: TMZ – Carrie Fisher Massive Heart Attack on Plane.

We’re told the emergency occurred 15 minutes before the plane landed in L.A. A flight attendant asked if there were any medical personnel on board and an EMT who was sitting in the back of the plane came up to first class and administered life-saving measures.

Witnesses at LAX tell us Carrie’s eyes were closed and she appeared unconscious as EMTs rushed her through the terminal. She had an oxygen mask on her face.

The plane landed just after noon in L.A. and paramedics rushed her to a nearby hospital.

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Barack Obama Provides Planned Parenthood a Parting Gift & Yet One More Thing Trump Will Reverse

OBAMA’S LAST MINUTE DASH TO CEMENT HIS PATHETIC PRESIDENCY WITH LEFTY REGULATIONS

We were waiting for Obama’s last minute parting gifts as he heads out the door and here they come. The NY Times reports that Barack Obama has issued a rule that bars states from denying federal money to Planned Parenthood. What else would one expect from this failed president but a plethora of gifts, rules and regulations that will have to be undone by president-elect Donald Trump. Note to Barack Obama, to borrow his own words, “elections have consequences” … and you lost. This is what a community agitator does. They can’t get anything accomplished when they are in office, so on the way out they door they pass last minute BS that makes it difficult on the incoming administration. I take it back, Barack Obama is the worst president this country has ever seen. Good riddance.

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Mindful of the clock ticking down to a Trump presidency, the Obama administration issued a final rule on Wednesday to bar states from withholding federal family-planning funds from Planned Parenthood affiliates and other health clinics that provide abortions. The measure takes effect two days before the Jan. 20 inauguration of Donald J. Trump.

The rule was proposed three months ago, when many Democrats assumed the next president would be Hillary Clinton; she presumably would have promoted the rule’s completion if it were still pending. It requires that state and local governments distribute federal funds for services related to contraception, sexually transmitted infections, fertility, pregnancy care, and breast and cervical cancer screening to qualified health providers, regardless of whether they also perform abortions.

Mr. Trump has sent mixed messages on Planned Parenthood’s work, supporting its health-related services other than abortion. Yet with backing from Republican leaders in Congress, he has indicated he will undo many Obama administration rules and regulations, especially last-minute additions. In this case, however, unraveling the new rule would first require a time-consuming process, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

Donald Trump Names Rep. Tom Price as next Health and Human Services Secretary

SAY GOODBYE TO OBAMACARETHE PRICE IS RIGHT.

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) to be the next head of the department of Health and Human Services. Price is a fierce critic of the not-so Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Look for Price to repeal and replace the failure that is Obamacare.  As reported at the Politico, Price is an orthopedic surgeon and has been a longtime opponent of the Affordable Care Act, which the president-elect has pledged to repeal and replace. The Georgia congressman was an early supporter of Trump’s and endorsed him for president last May.

Tom Price

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.),  a fierce critic of the Affordable Care Act and a proponent of overhauling the nation’s entitlement programs, to lead the department of Health and Human Services.

In a press release first thing on Tuesday, Trump announced his selection of Price, a third-generation doctor who chairs the House Budget Committee and became a fervent champion of Trump’s candidacy. In naming him to join his cabinet, the president-elect called Price “exceptionally qualified to shepherd our commitment to repeal and replace Obamacare and bring affordable and accessible healthcare to every American.”

Trump also named Seema Verma, a health-care consultant who was the architect of Medicaid changes in Vice president-elect  Mike Pence’s home state of Indiana, to run a crucial section of HHS: the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

As HHS secretary, Price would be the nation’s top health official and the incoming administration’s point person for dismantling the sprawling 2010 health-care law, which Trump promised during his campaign to start dismantling on his first day in the Oval Office. The 62-year-old lawmaker, who represents a wealthy suburban Atlanta district, has played a leading role in the Republican opposition to the law and has helped draft several comprehensive bills to replace it. The GOP-led House has voted five dozen times to eliminate all or part of the ACA but has never had a chance of accomplishing its goal as long as President Obama has been in the White House.

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