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Humanitarian Horizons: Christina DiArcangelo Unveiled

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As an active Bahai’ and mother to her one son, Christian, Christina DiArcangelo believes that listening, learning, and growing are everyday values that can change the world by impacting our own hearts, homes, and communities. Professionally, Christina wears many hats of a global clinical research pioneer, patient advocate, writer, publisher, podcast host, entrepreneur, and chief executive officer of multiple companies. All of the above lead her down a transformational path filled with challenges, pain, opportunity, and growth. This show helps educate, empower, and deliver hope.

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United States

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As an active Bahai’ and mother to her one son, Christian, Christina DiArcangelo believes that listening, learning, and growing are everyday values that can change the world by impacting our own hearts, homes, and communities. Professionally, Christina wears many hats of a global clinical research pioneer, patient advocate, writer, publisher, podcast host, entrepreneur, and chief executive officer of multiple companies. All of the above lead her down a transformational path filled with challenges, pain, opportunity, and growth. This show helps educate, empower, and deliver hope.

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English


Episodes
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From Anxiety to Autoimmune: Angela’s Battle After Vaccination

6/12/2024
In this episode of Humanitarian Horizons Christina and Angela discusses mental health aspects of vaccine injuries. Angela, a former marketing and communications professional, shares her story of experiencing severe health issues after receiving a COVID vaccine booster. Initially misdiagnosed with anxiety by doctors, she later learned she has pericarditis and myocarditis, inflammation of the heart sac and muscle respectively. Angela describes the emotional toll of gaslighting by medical professionals and the social isolation that followed as friends abandoned her due to misconceptions. The episode concludes with Angela emphasizing that vaccine injuries are real and urging listeners to advocate for themselves.

Duration:00:21:37

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Cannabis Research & Patient Advocacy: A Conversation with Erik Asher

5/3/2024
In this episode of Humanitarian Horizons, Christina DiArcangelo welcomes Erik Asher, a dear friend and fellow advocate in the cannabinoid space. They delve into the changes they've witnessed in Pennsylvania's medical cannabis program and how it has impacted patients. Despite promises of a patient-centric approach, the program's evolution has been met with mixed results. Initially, the program boasted high-quality products from numerous small companies focused on patient well-being. However, the entry of out-of-state companies led to consolidation, dwindling product variety, and increased prices. They reflect on the program's early days when it held promise for clinical research collaborations with prestigious universities. Erik emphasizes the importance of this research for advancing medical understanding and product development. Yet, despite these potential benefits, they highlight ongoing challenges and discrimination faced by those advocating for cannabis as a legitimate medicine. Throughout the conversation, they stress the need for continued advocacy to ensure patient access, rights, and dignity in the evolving landscape of medical cannabis.

Duration:00:20:19

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Healing After Genocide: Dr. Sanders on the Yazidis of Iraq

4/30/2024
This episode of Humanitarian Horizons dives into mental health with Dr. Michelle Sanders, a trauma specialist. Dr. Sanders discusses her work with underserved populations, including children with AIDS in NYC and single mothers in Bolivia. She emphasizes the importance of building trust and cultural sensitivity when working internationally. Dr. Sanders also highlights the challenges faced by people like the Yazidis, a minority group in Iraq who are survivors of genocide. The conversation acknowledges the mental health effects of the pandemic and underscores the importance of self-care for those working in humanitarian fields.

Duration:00:18:08

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Empowering Women's Health: Navigating Hormonal Changes and Advocacy

4/30/2024
Join Christina and her guest Shabnam in this enlightening episode of Humanitarian Horizons as they delve into the critical topic of women's health. From discussing the overlooked challenges of PMDD to navigating the complexities of perimenopause, they shed light on the often neglected areas of women's wellness. Shabnam highlights the lack of awareness and resources surrounding PMDD, emphasizing the profound impact it can have on mental health. They reflect on personal experiences, including Christina's journey through postpartum depression and the unexpected changes in her body post-pregnancy. The conversation extends to the realm of cannabinoid therapy, where they lament the absence of products tailored specifically for women's health concerns. Despite progress in destigmatizing women's health discussions, societal perceptions still hinder open dialogue and comprehensive support. As the discussion unfolds, they underscore the need for increased research and advocacy to address these gaps in women's healthcare. Through candid conversation and shared experiences, Christina and Shabnam encourage listeners to embrace their hormonal changes with pride and advocate for their health needs. Tune in for an empowering dialogue on Humanitarian Horizons, and join the movement to elevate women's health awareness and support!

Duration:00:15:26

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My Superhero,’ A Beacon of Hope and Strength!

3/21/2024
Welcome to a very special episode of the Humanitarian Horizons, this time Christina herself sits down to talk about something close to her heart, “My Superhero.”An avatar she created for her listeners and followers to get the push of strength they need if their day is not going well. Or they just need words of encouragement. Talking in detail as to what “My superhero” is, Christina Explains how it is based on her life and the struggles she has faced in her personal and professional lives, it is a personification of her own strength. Christina believes her followers will get empowered and feel better with “My Superhero.” Tune in to learn more about this encouraging avatar filled with positivity on the Humanitarian Horizons!

Duration:00:03:37

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Current Healthcare Situation in Ukraine, Women’s Day Discussion with Anna

3/20/2024
Welcome to Humanitarian Horizons with Christina DiArcangelo, this time she sits down with her good friend Anna, as they discuss the importance of freedom in a woman’s professional and personal life. Christina talks about the personal experiences she had to face just because she was the only woman in the room. Anna then takes over and talks about her experience with the war living in Ukraine. She shares her story of trying to help people and setting up healthcare clinics and her plans for helping Ukrainian people. Tune in to an amazing and empowering episode with Christina and Anna celebrating International Women’s Day!

Duration:00:22:06

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Breaking Stereotypes in Journalism, Women’s Day Special with Andrea Mock”

3/18/2024
Welcome back to another episode of the Humanitarian Horizons! Today’s guest for the Women’s Day episode is the extremely talented and driven Andrea Mock. Both talented women sit down to talk about the issues faced by women to this day when it comes to gender inequality. Andrea talks about how South Carolina became the only state in the country with an all-male supreme court. She goes into detail to talk about how the only 2 potential female candidates were asked to withdraw quietly behind the curtains. Both of them point out how it is unacceptable to have an all-male and soon-to-be all-caucasian supreme court given the diversity and equality the country stands for. Both, the host and the guest, discuss how they are raising their kids to stand up for what is right, even if it is not popular. Tune in for an informative session to learn about the discrimination women still face in 2024, listen to two incredibly strong women speak, and feel empowered at Humanitarian Horizons!

Duration:00:20:19

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Navigating Elderly Abuse, Business Challenges, and Community Collaboration

2/29/2024
In this episode of the Humanitarian Horizons, Christina sits down with Vincent Minniti to have an in-depth conversation touching on several different topics such as her personal experience with elderly abuse, the discriminatory actions surrounding Italian Americans in the business world, and much more. The conversation starts with Vincent introducing himself and flows into the possibility of a film-making collaboration between the both, as Vincent talks about his film-making career. Moving on to another common point between the guest and the speaker, both discuss their experiences as Italian Americans in the business world and what kind of hurdles both of them have faced. Moving on to the importance of community and relationship-building practices. Christina emphasizes how there is a need for Italian Americans to have an even more collaborative approach toward each other, and as an end note, she discusses the potential possibility of a fund-raiser for qualified Italian Americans running their businesses. Tune in for a fun conversation between Christina and Vincent as they go over yet another insightful topic at the Humanitarian Horizons! Vincent Minniti Presents on YouTube https://youtube.com/@VinnyfromSouthPhilly Hamilton Radio https://www.iheart.com/live/hamilton-radio-oldies-9546/?fbclid=IwAR05SXApKyYKmbVNp1C7A4OAOCo1mJfrzQSLW9Kn5LgI-agqtuYHNFU9cmk_aem_ARugT0v0NBCkBlCcNDWgVHRqmg0_k60PjCu5hNTRJTRQ1Zuvh14nJaGdPBS2AAopAZk Instagram https://instagram.com/vinny_from_south_philly?igshid=OGQ5ZDc2ODk2ZA== Facebook https://www.facebook.com/vince.anthony.980?mibextid=LQQJ4d TikTok www.tiktok.com/@vinnyfromsouthphilly

Duration:00:26:05

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In-Depth Insights On The Prison System with Dolores Wolfe

2/23/2024
Welcome back to another episode of the Humanitarian Horizons, this time Christina sits down with the amazing Dolores Wolfe. The conversation starts by discussing the intricacies of the prison system, pointing out how recently there have been frequent escapes happening. Christina starts with the example of Danelo Cavalcante’s escape. She points out that there was a potential threat that Calvacante was going to escape, yet nobody took any precautionary measures. Talking about an even more peculiar case, Christina mentions how an inmate died in Alabama and had his heart missing, how crazy is that? Questioning the system and raising some important questions, Christina and Dolores delve deep into how the prison system can and should be made better for incarcerated individuals. Tune in to learn about some new perspectives on the other side of the story with the Humanitarian Horizons.

Duration:00:19:15

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Unveiling The CBD Insights with Daniel Bundrick

2/15/2024
In this episode of “Humanitarian Horizons,” Christina interviews a dear friend and a board member, Daniel Bundrick as they delve into a laughter-filled conversation about the the usage and advantages of CBD. Daniel shares what CBD is and how CBD-infused products should be consumed. At the same time, Christina shares her personal experience with battling auto-immune disorders and how incorporating CBD into her routine helped her health massively. Shedding light on the faulty system and the careless approach CBD sellers have these days, Christina talks about how commonly the wrongful use of CBD without the right awareness is spreading. Comparing the two industries up-front. Christina shares the funny details about her 2 dogs and how CBD helps their health as well as Christina’s. Tune in for an information-packed episode to enlighten the hidden details about CBD-infused medication and products and increase your awareness with the “Humanitarian Horizons.!”

Duration:00:27:48

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Diversity and Ethics in Clinical Trials: Healthcare Debates With Dan Sfera

2/9/2024
In another insightful episode of the “Humanitarian Horizons,” Christina sits down with Dan Sfera, as they discuss the underlying critical issues surrounding the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. The conversation flows through the discussion about emotional impact of abrupt study closures on participants, emphasizing the need for patient-centric clinical research. The host and the guest highlight diveristy in clinical trials, addressing historical neglect and skepticism about current efforts. Concernes about the pediatric research ethics and challenges in enrolling children in psychiatric trials are raised, as well as the impact of remote work, patient recruitment challenges, and ethical considerations in off-label medication use are discussed. Personal stories and experiences from both the host and the guest serve as an exceptional learning point for the listeners. the speakers discuss challenges and ethical considerations in clinical research. The discussion then extends to recruitment from vulnerable populations, emphasizing ethical concerns and potential healthcare disparities. Tune into “Humanitarian Horizons” to learn more about the ins and outs of the healthcare system and become well-versed and aware with our info-packed podcast!

Duration:00:36:47

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Hospice of Compassion: Transforming Lives Behind Bars with Mark Lee

2/2/2024
Join Christina and Mark Lee as they sit down for a thought provoking conversation that circles around humanity, empathy, and dealing with people who are incarcerated. Touching on a sensitive issue with regards to providing opportunities and care to those behind in jails, Mark talks about his heart warming project Hospice. That provides the love and care those people and their families deserve. Mark defines what a peaceful death with tranquility should be. And both the host and the guest open up about their personal experiences with the deaths of close loved ones. Questioning the system and it's ways, Mark suggests several empathetic ways to deal with people behind bars and provide the comfort their families deserve. Tune in for a thoughtful conversation on touching topics and learn more about humanity and rational and humane ways to deal with issues we usually stigmatize as "anomalies."

Duration:00:26:44

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Beyond Borders: Darsan's Perspective on Global Diversity in Clinical Trials

1/17/2024
Welcome back to a new season as Christina interviews Darsan, who has a background in humanitarian-focused efforts, particularly in working with diverse populations, especially trans individuals, and has been conducting research in this field for a few years. The conversation delves into the significance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in clinical research. The FDA's recent attention to this issue is highlighted, leading to various guidances and opinions on the matter. The discussion emphasizes the need for a proactive approach to enrolling diverse populations in clinical trials. Both Christina and Darsan highlight the role of trust in patient participation in clinical trials, especially among non-Caucasian populations who may have fears and stigmas surrounding clinical studies. The hosts discuss the need for ethical recruitment strategies and the importance of educating patients about the purpose and benefits of clinical trials. 📻 Tune in to learn about the importance of involving diverse communities in decision-making processes and how their needs are considered beyond financial contributions!

Duration:00:24:19