Plastic surgery isn’t just for the vain

Plastic surgery isn’t just for the vain

Posted On November 29, 2023

Plastic surgery is just what vain, old people use to try to look young. Right? Wrong, according to a recent guest on “What’s Working with Cam Marston,” or at least that’s only a small part of it. Mobile-based plastic surgeon Dr. Chris Park says that while there are certainly many patients looking cosmetic plastic surgery, he also performs many reconstructive procedures, including removing skin cancer, repairing facial injuries and reconstructing skin damaged by dog bites or other injuries. “What I love about plastic surgery is it’s really a specialty of learning anatomy and physiology, but then principles,” he said. “My… Read More

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What Does Your Accent Say About You? How Important Is It to Your First Impression? Professor Paul Reed and I Discuss.

Posted On November 27, 2023

University of Alabama Professor Paul Reed, PhD is the Distinguished Teaching Fellow in the Department of Communicative Disorders. Despite the heady title, he’s easy to talk to about accents and the impressions they make on others. I read a quote from him in The Economist magazine and had to reach out. As a guy that travels a lot, I hear many accents and I have been told many times “you don’t sound like you’re from Alabama.” Paul explains where my accent may have gone and why, and what we think about people when we hear other’s accents. Fun, fun conversation. Show… Read More

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Christmas Comes Early in Oxford

Posted On November 24, 2023

I took the Friday after Thanksgiving off but found an excellent stand-in. This commentary comes from one of my daughter’s college writing assignments. —– Christmas Comes Early in Oxford There are two types of people in this world, ones who celebrate Christmas months in advance and those who celebrate after Thanksgiving. I can honestly say that I put people in these categories. It is an essential question I ask when getting to know someone along with, “What is your name?” and “How old are you?” People are passionate about their category. Those who celebrate early say that their favorite holiday… Read More

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Turning a problem into a business (and transforming wealth transfer in the process)

Posted On November 21, 2023

Sometimes the problems life presents to us lead us to create new solutions. So it was with Martha Underwood, our guest in a recent episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston.” Underwood had a family emergency in 2017, when her father fell from a roof while helping a neighbor clear debris after a hurricane and fell unconscious. Living in Birmingham, hundreds of miles away from her parents’ home in Miami, she found that finding and accessing his medical and financial information to make decisions on his behalf was problematic. “With my background, I said there has to be a better… Read More

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Plastic Surgery Is Evolving Quickly. Dr Chris Park Shares What’s New.

Posted On November 20, 2023

Only 187 medical students nationwide graduate into platic surgery any given year. It’s an elite field and those that populate it are constantly curious about new procedures, new products, and better outcomes. Dr Chris Park epitomizes this and continues to bring the newest technologies and treatments to his practice. “You’d be amazed,” he said, “what we can do now that we couldn’t do a short time ago. You’d be amazed by how non-invasive our treatments have become.”  Show Sponsors: Mason Hills Farms – True Farm to Table Meats E3 Termite & Pest Control Roy Lewis Construction Trey Langus – Transworld… Read More

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Pigs. Hogs. Sounders. And Litters.

Posted On November 17, 2023

Some swine content before your Thanksgiving ham. —– This is about pigs. Hogs, too. Sounders. Litters. And it’s timely since many of you, like me, accompany the Thanksgiving turkey with a ham. So, let’s have a quick chat about the magic that is pigs, hams, hogs, and other swine-related stuff. Next week I’ll spend part of the Thanksgiving break in the woods of Clarke County, Alabama. If the weather is nice, my Thanksgiving meal will be on the porch of my father’s camp breaking bread around 1pm with my wife and kids, my brothers, their wives and kids, and my… Read More

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How AI can transform the healthcare industry

Posted On November 14, 2023

How will artificial intelligence affect the healthcare industry? By creating and empowering informed patients. So says Dr. Robert Pearl, the former CEO of The Permanente Medical Group and our guest in a recent episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston.” Dr. Pearl, who also teaches at Stanford’s medical school and the Stanford Graduate School of Business, envisions a near-future where patients will have the tools to self-diagnose their ailments. While this might initially be alarming to physicians, Dr. Pearl argues that it can actually help them do their jobs better and create better patient outcomes. “It’s not going to replace… Read More

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Managing and Controlling the Vital Documents of Our (And Our Family’s) Lives. Martha Underwood Invented a Solution.

Posted On November 13, 2023

Martha Underwood’s father fell when helping a neighbor clean up after a hurricane. He was in Florida and for a while he was incapacitated. Martha, in Birmingham, needed access to his documents that are so important in critical moments like this but…where were they? Her story is not unfamiliar. We all have documents that family, doctors, accountants, lawyers may need at critical moments. Martha has a background in technology and has created a safe place to hold documents with secure access to chosen people called Prismm. Hear how it works and what it could mean for you and me. Show… Read More

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The Grove

Posted On November 10, 2023

My wife and I went to Oxford, Mississippi last weeked. Here’s the scoop… —– Oxford, Mississippi is as beautiful as they say. My wife and I visited this past weekend to see my daughter. We joined her for a morning tailgate in the famed Grove followed by a football game. It was exceptional. Here’s what I saw. First – These people are serious about their tailgating. Our host was a couple friend who rented a tent on the Grove for home games. The Grove is exactly that, a grove of trees under which these tents sit and by tent, don’t… Read More

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So you want to make it in the music business?

Posted On November 7, 2023

Think you can make it in the music industry? Be forewarned: There are more people than ever making music, and it’s tougher than ever to make a living at it. But that hasn’t stopped Kate Teague from making music. Teague, our guest in a recent episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston,” is a singer-songwriter who lives and works in Nashville. But she doesn’t just sing and write songs. She also works as the associate director of development at Nashville Public Radio. “It’s incredibly hard to make a living solely as an artist,” she said. “I’ve come to terms with… Read More

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