Spotlight on Breast Cancer Survivor Valerie Calhoun

It was during a yearly mammogram last July when Forestville resident Valerie Calhoun found out she had a tumor.  After fighting breast cancer twice...

Getting through The Holidays with Your Diet Intact

Holidays bring family and friends together to celebrate traditions and spread good cheer. They also bring lots of opportunities for socializing, eating and drinking....

Owning the Struggle – Syanne’s Story on Confronting the Stigma Surrounding...

“I had a mental break the morning before work one day. I had intended on going to work, but I started having dissociating symptoms....

Taking the Long Way Around

That phrase has always struck me as being completely and utterly representative of my life.  Ironic considering I was raised in a strict religious...

Autism Therapy and The Amazing Results of ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis)

Many individuals, especially during early intervention years (ages 2-6) participate in ABA for upwards of 30-40 hours a week- equivalent to many adult full...

Why Menu Planning is So Important

Planning healthy meals is something many people struggle with. You probably know what foods are good for you, and you have a sense for...

Shining a Light on Autism

There is a saying that, “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is unique...

Battling Ovarian Cancer: Survivors Share

The facts are simple: all women are at risk. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women, and an estimated...

Dr. Lorenzo Childress III: Out of the White Coat

Lorenzo Childress III, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician who also provides wound care and hyperbaric oxygen treatments at the University of Maryland...

Seeking Purpose Living Dreams

“Seek Purpose, Live Dreams”, the four words that came to mind when I decided to go into business for myself back in 2009. Through...