Colorectal Cancer Awareness

By Cris Hightower, RN-CCM, DDEAMC Hematology-Oncology Clinic March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. Colorectal Cancer continues to be the 3rd leading cause of cancer related deaths among both men and women.  Colorectal cancer is categorized by an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells originating in the lower end of the digestive tract (colon and / […]

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101 Critical Days of Summer

Don’t let alcohol put a chill on your summer. By following these simple guidelines, you can prevent an alcohol-related accident or health problem. If you drive, don’t drink. If you drink, don’t drive. There is NO safe level of alcohol for drivers because everyone reacts differently to alcohol on different occasions. Never drink and pilot […]

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Disability is Not the End – A Veteran’s Story of Overcoming Adversity (Part 3)

Mr. Henry Kent gave an inspiring speech to a crowd of children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities at the Wilson Y Miracle League Baseball Field on Saturday, May 17th. He drove up to the pitcher’s mound in his new Action Trackchair, not to boast or show off a new toy, but to encourage […]

Disability is Not the End – A Veteran’s Story of Overcoming Adversity (Part 2)

April 18, 2014 – five months since he got stuck in the mud – Mr. Henry Kent finally got his mobility back. Now armed with the Action Trackchair, Mr. Kent is ready to return to the pond and do what he loves best – fishing. It was a rainy day, but that didn’t stop him in the least […]

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Disability is Not the End – A Veteran’s Story of Overcoming Adversity

As a Service Member, there is always a risk of injury. Unfortunately, some injuries will result in permanent disabilities. But with technology today, even the loss of a limb can’t stop a person from doing the things they enjoy in life. Organizations like The Independence Fund are working with Veterans to ensure they have the […]