“We went from having no hope that our baby would survive to having her with us today.”

In January 2016, after three years of trying, Courtney and Robert were overjoyed when finding out they were pregnant with their second child – a baby girl. At a routine visit, Courtney’s obstetrician said her ultrasound scan results suggested the baby’s stomach was in the wrong place – an indication of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Their [Continue Reading]

Back on the Bike After a Complex Hip Fracture

What started as a challenge from friends to participate in the 2002 BP MS150 would turn into a passion for cycling sustained for more than 15 years, covering 100,000 miles, and raising money for charity along the way. But Carl Old’s passion for cycling came to a crashing halt in July  2017. “It happened so [Continue Reading]

Starting the New Year with a New Smile

“A smile is the best makeup a girl can wear”- Marilyn Monroe. After a tough battle against throat cancer, Linda Morrow’s “makeup” was in danger. Her dentist told her that her teeth had been damaged by the radiation treatments, a common but unfortunate side effect. “My teeth were in such bad shape, they were in [Continue Reading]

New Year, New Body: A Life-Changing Weight Loss Story

For much of her young adult life, Brenda Longoria struggled with being overweight. Like many, she tried many diets and programs available to help her to try to lose weight. “You name it and I probably tried it and no matter what, my weight continued to be an issue for me,” Brenda said. In 2012, Brenda [Continue Reading]

Ending the Year with a Bang – Fireworks Safety Tips for the Whole Family

With New Year’s Eve around the corner, safety should be top of mind for everyone planning their gatherings with friends and loved ones. While there are several risk factors to be cautious of this holiday season – including drinking and driving–celebrating with fireworks is an activity everyone should take very seriously. Fireworks have been on [Continue Reading]

Grateful for Another Holiday with My Family After Surviving a Ruptured Brain Aneurysm

Jeff Swift still isn’t sure why he called the receptionist at his office on the afternoon of May 8, 2015; he just felt something was wrong.  The next thing the 64-year-old remembers is waking up 10 days later in a hospital bed with his son at his side. “When I called the receptionist I had [Continue Reading]