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Children’s Volunteer Health Network welcomes new executive director, Kelley Mossburg 

Local non-profit, Children’s Volunteer Health Network, has announced that Kelley Mossburg has officially joined the team as executive director. Mossburg comes from 35 years of senior-level corporate experience. Throughout his career, Mossburg has owned his own business and has served in a number of non-profits as a board member, board chairman, and president. Mossburg’s career […]

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Journey Bravely: You Are NOT Your Mistakes

By Stephenie Craig, LCSW Ever find yourself wishing you could crawl into a hole after you’ve made a mistake or failed? Or maybe your spouse or child made a poor choice and you feel ashamed? Shame is incredibly powerful and will invite you to keep secrets, hide, and to feel less than. Shame also encourages […]

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Tai Chi  – Is Good For You!

By Sheila Mohammed, MD, PhD Many people would love to do interesting exercise while learning beneficial physical skills.  I would advise looking into Tai Chi.  This is a slow moving martial art that anyone can do.  The slow steady movements stimulate muscle building, and balance.  This is helpful to prevent falls.  It helps build bone […]

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Reconsidering the Meaning of FDA Approved?

By Dr. Richard Chern, MD Thinking FDA approved means safe and non-FDA approved means unsafe is absolutely untrue. Did you know that over 20% of medications prescribed in the United States are non-FDA approved. So, if your doctor does not support a treatment for the simple reason that “it is non-FDA approved”, they either have […]

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Climbing Out of the 2020 Quicksand

By Stephenie Craig There’s no way around it. 2020 has been a difficult year. Anxiety is a consistent companion. Even previously fun things like planning a vacation now require intentional thought and consideration. News, social media, conversations with friends, and every day decisions invite stress. We are walking through unprecedented circumstances with a lack of […]

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Ask Dr. Marty; Mixing The Natural with “Not-so-Natural ?

QUESTION: I’d like to start taking natural remedies such as vitamins, minerals and herbs, but I’m taking several prescriptions. Should I be concerned about mixing the natural with the not-so-natural? ANSWER: Yes. That was my shortest answer ever, wasn’t it? It’s nice to have definitive yeses and no’s in life, but that doesn’t always happen. […]

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Heading to the Hospital?

Pack a Cooler From HOME!! By Melanie Stewart Just over 20 years ago my younger brother was diagnosed with an “aggressive cancer of unknown origin”.  He had no real symptoms, no interruption of function and yet he was in stage 4b, the final stage of metastasized cancer. The doctors, having no specific treatment at that […]

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Can People Really Change?

By Stephenie Craig, LCSW Are you worn out from navigating the current emotional climate in America? Tensions certainly abound. Mask or no mask? Reopen or slow down reopening? Support black lives or support law enforcement? Peaceful protesting or fear of looting? It’s a lot to sort and manage emotionally. Maybe as you’ve been quarantined, you’ve […]

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