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Dara Berger talks to the I-Man about her book, "How To Prevent Autism"   Click Here For The Interview! 



Deirdre's Book Pick Of The Week


  How To Prevent Autism by Dara Berger - The statistics are alarming and become more so every year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 children have been identified with an autism spectrum disorder, making it one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the United States. 

CDC Study Shows Up to 7.7 Times the Risk of Miscarriage After Influenza Vaccine: By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. - The CDC has just published a seismic study (Donahue et al. 2017 Vaccine 35:5314) linking spontaneous abortions in women to flu vaccines.  The study reviewed data for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 flu seasons.  Women vaccinated with the inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) in the 2010-2011 season were 3.7 times more likely to experience a spontaneous abortion within 28 days than women not receiving the vaccine. 

What You May Not Know About the Flu Shot: It’s “flu-shot season” again, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to push vaccines on the population (pregnant women and infants included), in a futile effort to prevent cases of influenza. Towards the end of every season, we hear from the CDC that the efficacy of the vaccine was 62% or 58% or lower. But it is even worse...

Back to School, Away from Toxins - by Deirdre Imus, August 10, 2017 - For countless American kids, back to school time means shopping for new backpacks, supplies, and outfits. For millions of families, especially those whose children have asthma and other health or learning issues, it also means ensuring that their child’s school won’t make them sicker, or interfere with their learning.   

Deirdre's Dish Picks

Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Soup - By Deirdre Imus, The Imus Ranch Cooking for Kids and Cowboys - Truly creamy and delicious, this velvety soup offers the perfect balance of vegetable and cheese flavors! The soup will keep in the refrigerator, tightly covered in a glass container, for two or three days. Reheat it over a very low flame to avoid scorching.

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With the closing of The Imus Ranch For Kids with Cancer, The Imus Ranch Foundation was formed to donate 100% of all donations previously devoted to The Imus Ranch for Kids with Cancer to various other charities whose work and missions compliment those of the ranch. The initial donation from The Imus Ranch Foundation was awarded to Tackle Kids Cancer, a program of The HackensackUMC Foundation and the New York Giants.  In addition, once the Imus Ranch for Kids with Cancer is sold, 100% of those funds will be contributed to The Imus Ranch Foundation.

Recent Guests:

    Eugene Scott

    Eugene Scott writes about identity politics for The Fix. He was previously a breaking news reporter at CNN Politics. He is a D.C. native.


    Brandon Steiner

    Brandon Steiner is the founder and chairman of Steiner Sports Marketing and Memorabilia, the largest company of its kind in America. Considered a sports marketing guru, Brandon is a permanent fixture in the media as a regular on ESPN NY Radio 98.7 FM and as host of "The Hook-Up with Brandon Steiner" on YES Network. He has appeared frequently on CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, ESPN, and in newspapers including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. The author of The Business Playbook: Leadership Lessons from the World of Sports and You Gotta Have Balls: How a Kid from Brooklyn Started From Scratch, Bought Yankee Stadium, and Created a Sports Empire, Brandon lives in Scarsdale, New York, with his wife, Mara.

    Brandon Steiner came from humble beginnings to build the most successful sports marketing brand in the industry. Brandon tells his own rags-to-riches story: how he went from growing up with a single mother in a shoebox-sized apartment in Brooklyn to buying the Old Yankee Stadium for $17 million to sell its memorabilia pieces, and managing a sports marketing empire with all the lessons learned along the way.

    Brandon started Steiner Sports in 1987 with a $4,000 Mac computer in a single, one-room office. Today, Steiner Sports is the most successful memorabilia company of its kind with over $40 million in annual revenue. His mindset has always been the same – to be fearless – a mentality that helped him to secure partnerships with the biggest names in sports – the Yankees, Derek Jeter, Odell Beckham, Jr., Mark Messier and many more. By differentiating himself from his competitors, building relationships motivating his team, increasing productivity, and anticipating his customers’ needs, Steiner has literally knocked it out of the park.

    Gary Myers

    Gary Myers is a NFL Columnist for NY Daily News, host of Chalk Talk, WFAN and author of The Catch; Coaching Confidential; Brady vs. Manning; My First Coach Inside Information reporter on Inside The NFL on HBO (1989-2001) and Co-Host of This Week in Football on YES Network (2002-2013) Dallas Cowboys reporter and NFL Columnist, Dallas Morning News (1981-89) Graduate of Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University (1976).  Gary has a new book, "My First Coach," which is about the relationships between quarterbacks and their fathers.


    "The Gunz Show"

    Mike “Gunz” Gunzelman is one of the hottest up and coming media personalities in the nation. Not even 30 years old, “Gunz” is a featured part of the crew on the hit morning show “Imus in the Morning.” Imus personally tapped Gunz for his ability to present real news in a way that appeals to a younger audience. Gunz has covered the New York Yankees for WFUV in New York and pops up on ESPN New York for regular appearances.  He has also appeared on Fox Business Channel and “The Sean Hannity Show” on Fox News Channel, as well as MTV and FUSE Television.  Gunz has now taken his unique charm and energy and brought it to WABC as the 77WABC Sports & Entertainment reporter – covering all local sport teams, award shows and happenings.  If it matters – Gunz will be there.  And if you don’t think it does, Gunz will show you why it does!  Gunz graduated from Fordham University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science.  For over 20 years, WABC has been New York’s News Talk leader! Now, Mike Gunzelman, aka Gunz, is going to get his chance to sink his teeth into the Big Apple.  Whether it’s sports, a concert, hot button issue, or a developing event, Gunz will offer his unique perspective.


    Joe Namath

    Joe Namath is best remembered for his performance in the New York Jets' stunning 16-7 upset of the heavily favored Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III. However, during his 13-year tenure from 1965 through 1977 he was one of the game's most exciting, proficient and publicized quarterbacks.

    Namath's place in history was assured with his first pro football act, the signing of a reported $400,000 contract early in 1965 that gave the American Football League its biggest victory in the costly inter-league war of the 1960s. The National Football League’s St. Louis Cardinals had also drafted Namath. “Broadway Joe,” as he quickly became known, won a starting job in his third game on his way to AFL Rookie of the Year acclaim in 1965.

    In 1967, he became the first quarterback to pass for more than 4,000 yards in one season. In 1968, he capped off AFL Player of the Year and unanimous All-Pro selection with MVP honors in Super Bowl III. Namath's pre-game "guarantee" of victory backed up by his 206-yard passing production was a major factor in assuring the competitive viability of the AFL-NFL Super Bowl series.
    Namath was plagued with knee injuries through much of his career. Still he completed 1,886 passes for 27,663 yards and 173 touchdowns in 12 seasons with the Jets and a final try with the Los Angeles Rams in 1977. He enjoyed many exceptional days, one of which came in the 1968 AFL title game. He threw three touchdown passes to lead New York to a 27-23 win over the Oakland Raiders that set up the dramatic Super Bowl III confrontation.

    Namath earned all-league accolades four times in his career (1967, 1968, 1969, and 1972) and was named to the all-time AFL honor team in 1969. He was also elected to four AFL all-star games and one AFC-NFC Pro Bowl.