Dana’s near death experience

A trip to the ER that Dana Scammon thought would be a quick one turned into an intense fight for her life. She suffered some significant losses in the 45 days she spent in the hospital. Instead of feeling sorry for herself, she's grateful for what she gained.

By |2019-06-25T15:51:30-04:00February 21st, 2019|Health News|1 Comment

Keeva, a service dog for Martina

Martina Baker was a typical teenager when she suddenly broke out in hives. It was the beginning of a difficult journey that took two years to unravel and continues to this day. Thanks to her service dog Keeva, she now has more than a new companion at her side.

By |2019-06-25T15:51:32-04:00January 9th, 2019|Health News|3 Comments

What you may not know about sleep apnea

The stereotype of someone with sleep apnea is a middle-aged obese man. Those two factors certainly increase the risk, but sleep apnea can occur in anyone, at any age. The American Sleep Apnea Association recently conducted a survey that helps increase our understanding of the many challenges associated with sleep apnea, which is far more common than you may realize.

By |2019-06-25T15:51:35-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Health News|0 Comments

Living with grief: Disenfranchised grief

The definition of grief is deep sorrow, but not all people feel it when a significant person in their life dies. They may feel relief, sadness about what never was, shame, anger, guilt, or nothing at all. In part four of Living with Grief, we talk about such feelings and what is called disenfranchised grief.

By |2019-06-25T15:51:36-04:00September 20th, 2018|Health News|3 Comments