Untangling the Knot Before Tying the Knot

I was talking with a woman (who I will call “Anna”) who recently became engaged. She was the only daughter in her family and...

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....

Meet the Doctor

I. Monet Ouwinga, M.D, or simply, Dr. O WHAT SERVICES DO YOU OFFER AT OT FAMILY MEDICINE? We are a family medicine practice that sees patients...

Strong, Fearless, Proud: A Conversation with Luanne Barnas, Breast Cancer Survivor

Photo by Emily Korff Luanne Barnas is a workout enthusiast who didn’t let breast cancer get in the way of her journey as a business...

Rehabilitating the Swallow

Like breathing, swallowing is an innate part of everyday life. A key element to eating and drinking, it is an action that normally does...

The Sagepoint Way

New name, same trusted senior community! Discover why Sagepoint is the all-in-one care option your loved ones need in their life. Finding the right senior...

Do I Need a Periodontist?

The truth is over 50% of the population above age 35 has some form of periodontal disease. If you have never had a periodontal evaluation...

Skin Cancer Prevention, Risk Factors & Treatment

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the diagnosis and treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancers in the U.S. has...

Ensuring the Future of Health Care

St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Awards 10 Healthcare Scholarships The St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation recently presented 10 area students with scholarships totaling $180,000. The students were...

I Hate Change!

Phil is a 51 year old man who has been married for 20 years and is the father of an 18 year old son....