Category: Wellness

Beads of Courage

Beads of Courage

Through the Beads of Courage Program, children coping with life threatening conditions receive colorful beads – each which symbolize the many treatments and procedures they overcome. Their Beads of Courage collection serves as a...

Breast cancer and our environment

When she looks at her suburban street, Geri Barish sees cancer. She believes it’s under her feet, in the soil that came from landfill and has been sprayed with pesticides. She believes it’s overhead,...

Medical Training for Women in War-Torn Countries

Medical Training for Women in War-Torn Countries

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) estimates that a woman dies every 28 minutes during childbirth in Afghanistan. To compare, the lifetime risk in industrialized countries is one in...

Drinking and driving in Arizona

Drinking and driving in Arizona

He made a decision to stop drinking. (This decision has been made several times mind you). This time he also went to an AA meeting. He has never been to an AA meeting before...