A Coach’s Year of Uncertainty Ends with Victory

By Lyndsay Hodges It’s hard to believe how much my life has changed during the past year. Last Thanksgiving I couldn’t imagine giving thanks for anything. All I could focus on was praying that my biopsy would come back negative, meaning there was no sign of breast cancer. I tried laughing with my family and [Continue Reading]

Tashika Varma

A Renewed Celebration of Life This Holiday Season

Dominic Larkin was only 18 months old when he followed the family dog out the back door and fell into the family’s hot tub.  What transpired in the days, weeks and months following the accident has the Larkin family celebrating the gift of life this holiday season.

Tashika Varma

Don’t Let “Illness Grinch” Spoil Your Holiday Fun: Help is a Phone Call Away.

It’s the holiday season. You’ve planned. You made a list and checked it twice. The decorations are up; the shopping is done; the table is set and relatives are en route. The fun starts, then the unexpected happens – a sick child, a faint relative or even you fall ill. What to do? Emergency center [Continue Reading]

Tashika Varma

Tashika Varma

Giving the Ultimate Gift: Organ donation unites mom with stranger who received her son’s heart

For three long years, Ray Anderson spent his days in and out of the hospital, waiting for the call that would give him his life back. The same heart failure that felled other members of his family had finally caught up with him in 2008 when a devastating heart attack destroyed his youthful energy, his [Continue Reading]

Tashika Varma

Pregnant? Getting the Flu Vaccine is Important for Your Health and Your Baby’s.

To say that Lauren Robinson Sotomayor is in “baby planning mode” would be an understatement. “My job as a wedding planner keeps me very busy throughout the fall, and so now I’m finally able to focus on preparing the nursery and getting everything ready for our new little one. I have just three months to [Continue Reading]

Tashika Varma